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Slings and Things - Baby Wearing 101 Workshop

About the Workshop

Would you like to learn how to help you baby to sleep better, cry less and enhance their development? Come join us for our Slings and Things: Baby Wearing 101 Workshop and explore ‘Babywearing’ - parenting’s best kept secret.

Overwhelmed by the different styles and types of baby carriers? Through our practical workshop you’ll learn about the pros and cons of the different carriers and try them out with our experienced facilitator Melissa Dopper.

You’ll also identify carriers and positions that are safe and provide the correct support for both baby and wearer.

Price:     $35 individual
              $55 per couple


PBB Health Centre
13A Buller St
North Parramatta 2151

 Slings and Things: Baby Wearing 101 WorkshopSlings and Things PDF Flyer

Dates for 2012

6th October
1.30pm to 3.30
11th December
7pm to 9pm

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  • Benefits of baby wearing
  • How to determine a safe baby carrier
  • Choosing and safely using your baby carrier
  • Carriers for newborns and older children
  • Breastfeeding while baby wearing
  • How to match the carrier with the wearer and baby’s/wearer’s needs
  • Differences between the various types of carriers
  • Try lots of the major types and brands of carriers
  • Learn how to make your own baby carrier or improvise

Bring your baby! Pregnant families welcome - dolls and teddies can be helpful for practice too!
This workshop can be taken before or after baby arrives.

When you discover the love of babywearing, please join us for our monthly advanced baby wearing group where you’ll learn more about various front/back/hip wrapping methods.


3 comment(s) on this page. Add your own comment below.

Aug 29, 2011 2:49pm [ 1 ]

hi there - will you be selling slings at the workshop. If so what brands and types - thanks

Aug 29, 2011 5:04pm [ 2 ]

Hi Kerry - We will be selling the Manduca Baby Carrier only. However Melissa will bring a long a vast variety of different slings, wraps and carriers to try. Mel has a great knowledge of where to get the different carriers and for good prices.

Oct 26, 2012 3:03pm [ 3 ]


I already bought a wrap around carrier. Will you show the best ways to wear it and will there be time to practice?


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