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Informal Sling Meet Meath. All welcome

sling meet Dublin 15

1/10/14 at my house in Dunboyne, Co. Meath

sling meet is like a coffee morning with other parents/ mums-to-be, but everyone brings their slings along, and there is a babywearing consultant present with a stock of slings for you to try.   If you have a new baby and you are interested in buying a sling but don’t know where to start, this meet-up is for you!  It’s also great for parents of older babies who are looking for some new ideas with e.g. back carries or woven wraps, or moving from a regular size carrier to a toddler or pre-school carrier.

I also run a sling library, so all the slings below are available to rent:  €7.50 per sling for two weeks.  This way you can try them and see what suits you best before you go out and buy one.

Admission:  free

There’s no need to book.  Just come along.

Sling Meet Details

The sling meets take place at my house  on the first Wednesday of the month from 2-4pm.
Address:  The Bungalow, Castlefarm, Dunboyne, Co. Meath.  Google map.  The house is in a small country lane, almost opposite a small factory for the Dunboyne Reel Factory.  For printable directions, email Hilary.

  • Wednesday 3/9/14
  • Wednesday  1/10/14
  • Wednesday 5/11/14
Sling Meet Meath

Sling Meet Meath

Our Sling Library

Ring slings

  • Storchenweige (gathered shoulder)

Woven Wraps

  • Didymos medium woven wrap (size 5)
  • Little Frog long woven wrap (size 6) – BWI

Stretchy Wraps

  • Je porte mon bebe
  • Moby
  • Boba – BWI

Mei Tai

  • Hop tye (regular size)
  • Neobulle (regular size)
  • Melkaj (standrad size) – BWI
  • Melkaj (toddler size)

Soft Structured Carriers

  • Manduca (soft structured carrier)
  • Manduca (soft structured carrier) – BWI
  • Patapum (soft structured carrier)
  • Fraulein Hubsch (half buckle/ half mei tai)
  • Ergo classic with infant insert
  • Boba 3G with infant insert
  • Connecta – BWI
  • Kibi

More information about our slings
More information about babywearing

No need to book.  Just drop in.  For more information: contact Hilary:
087 917 2939
hilary@activemum.ie

Sling Meet Dublin 15 Details

Wednesday 6th August from 2-4pm
25 College Gate, Castleknock, Dublin 15

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Sling Meets in Terenure, Dublin 6W

sling meet

Are you new to baby slings/ carriers and don’t know where to start?

Sling meets are like a coffee morning but with slings to try and a sling consultant available for you to get help on choosing and using a sling.

Panda Play cafe is a great spot where your children can play safely while you enjoy a coffee and a chat with other mums.

Entrance is free for 6 months and under or EU6 per child and you can stay all day. 2pm is when Hilary, the sling consultant will arrive, but feel free to come earlier and enjoy.

sling meet

sling meet

 

RTE shoot of Sling and Dance Fitness Class: a great success

Sling and Dance exercise for mums

Thanks to everyone who came to the sling and dance fitness  class today to make it such a success for the RTE crew. We had a large, buzzing class full of mums with great slings and happy babies.  Both the cameraman and the director were full of praise for the class and the calming effect it had on the babies.  Hopefully that will come across in the programme itself.

It’s airing during the third week of November – I’ll post the exact time and day when I have the information.