PEER Support Training (Slingababy)

Oxford Sling Library are hosting a ONE DAY baby carrying course on Sunday 28th October 2018!

What the Peer Support Course offers:

– Brief history of carrying
– Role and limitations of a peer supporter
– Benefits of carrying
– Busting some myths
– Safety and carrying
– Perceived advantages and drawbacks of the different types of slings

We will look at various sling types and learn a basic step-by-step for them all. We will explore common mistakes and how to troubleshoot in a time-restrained setting.
+Woven Wrap, +Stretchy Wrap, +Ring Sling
+Tie-on Carrier, +Buckle Carrier, +Narrow-Base Carrier
+and a few more….

>Confidence, >Empathy, >Respect,
>Active Listening, >Observation, >Curiosity,

PM Slingababy HQ to register your interest and book:
Cost: £95 total
£50 deposit to secure your place.

We have confirmed the minimum numbers required for this course to go ahead.
Make sure that you apply ASAP to secure your place.

Feel free to share with anyone who may be interested. Thank you.

Peer Support -Booking required

Trageschule Babywearing Advocacy,
Peer Support Training

Welcome! We are delighted that you are interested in this Trageschule Babywearing Advocacy/Peer Support training. Designed for individuals that want to formalise their passion for enabling safe, confident sling use. This training will provide the perfect toolkit for starting and/or continuing to help run your local sling library.

Now you can formalise your passion for enabling safe, confident, sling use with an online training course (4x morning sessions in October) and (1x Saturday group learning day in November) in Oxfordshire.

All details are available here: 


Please spread the word far and wide to anyone who may be interested; we only need 5 participants for this fabulous course to go ahead and one place is already booked!
If you have any questions, contact Emily:

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Trageschule Babywearing Advocacy/Peer Support training

Would you like to support your local sling library and support other families to carry their baby?

Now you can formalise your passion for enabling safe, confident sling use with this online (x 4 sessions) and in person course at Cholsey Great Hall, Oxfordshire in July! ONLINE BOOKING IS NOW AVAILABLE, all details are available here: The deadline is tight, you have until the 18 May to make your booking.

Please spread the word far and wide, we need 10 participants for this to go ahead. Anyone that completed the expression of interest form have also been sent an email (though it may have disappeared into your junk folder).

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Trageschule training

Josie has completed the Foundation Level Trageschule training on the 19th April 2015 and can now add this to her skills from her previous Slingababy training back in January 2014.

The Foundation Course enables the participant to provide one-to-one support to parents learning babywearing. We aim to provide thorough grounding for developing your skills.

Course contents for the Foundation Course:

  • Different knots
  • Hipcarries ( short wrap and ringsling)
  • Front Wrap Cross Carry
  • Stretchy wrap
  • Back Carry
  • Soft structured carriers and Mei Tai’s
  • Physical exercises for parent and child
  • Physiological and psychological aspects of carrying
  • How to recognise what makes a good carry/carrier
  • Basics of methodical working
  • Designing a concept for an individual consultation