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Sling Advice – Sling Meet – Blanchardstown

Are you new to baby slings/ carriers and don’t know where to start?
Would you like help in choosing or using the right carrier for you?
Would you like to meet other local mums?

sling meet

Come along to this regular meet. Just drop in for advice, demonstrations, to try different carriers and to chat to other mums.  Voluntary donations towards the rent of the room are welcome. Suggested donation: €3

Hilary is the sling consultant, qualified with the Trageschule, UK and affiliated with Babywearing Ireland

Next sling meet:  January 2014.  Details coming soon.

For more information on babywearing see :
For more information on the carriers we have for demonstration,

Or contact Hilary
087 917 2939


‘Wearing a Hug’ Babywearing Fair in Dublin this Sunday 13/10

babywearing fair

The “Wearing a Hug” Babywearing fair is in its second year!  What started off as an idea for a Sling Demo at a conference, turned into an annual event to raise funds for Babywearing Ireland and awareness of Babywearing.

The 2013 “Wearing a Hug” fair will take place on the 13 October, 1pm – 5pm in Ashling Hotel.

Active Mum will have a stall all day, and a demonsrtation at 1:30pm.  Do come and join us!


Entry is 3 Euro per person or 5 Euro per family. Under 16s are free.If you are a member of Babywearing Ireland, you get 1 Euro off the entry fee 🙂 To join, register here.

The first 150 grown ups through the door will be going home with a fab goody bag.

Our venue is balloon-free!

Free facepainting on the day thanks to Panda Play Café


Virtual Sling-athon for International Babywearing Week

Sling-athon for International Babywearing Week

Celebrate International Babywearing Week 2013 by taking part in Sling-athon!

Take a photo of yourself with baby in a sling any time on Thursday 10/10/13 an post it to the Facebook event wall:

I’ll be there with my camera on Thursday at the sling & dance class to take pictures of anyone who would like to participate.  Details of the sling & dance class can be found here:


Baby Sling: Back carries

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Baby Sling back carry:  Mums in a line

Baby Sling back carry: Mums in a line


Sling and Dance at the Castleknock Community Centre