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Top tips for carrying your baby after a Caesarean Section

Top tips for carrying your baby after a Caesarean Section

Would you love to carry your baby after a Caesarean Section? Are you worried about doing this safely and comfortably, both for you and your baby? The great news is that there is a huge choice of slings, wraps and carriers that could work for you. Ones that will be comfortable for you as you heal physically, and for your baby as they enter the big world! I will take you through things to consider when choosing what you are going to use. I will also take you through when you can carry after a C-section, and my top tips for being comfortable!...

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Ruth Grint Babywearing consultant

I’m Ruth, the face behind Carrying Connects. Mum of one, wife of one, and geek about all things slings, wraps and carriers.

I love helping families to find a sling that they love, and to carry their child comfortably, confidently and above all safely.

Top tips for carrying your baby after a Caesarean Section

Top tips for carrying your baby after a Caesarean Section

Would you love to carry your baby after a Caesarean Section? Are you worried about doing this safely and comfortably, both for you and your baby? The great news is that there is a huge choice of slings, wraps and carriers that could work for you. Ones that will be...

Tula Explore Vs Ergobaby Omni 360

Tula Explore Vs Ergobaby Omni 360

As an authorised retailer for both TulaBaby and Ergobaby, as well as a Babywearing Consultant, I am an expert in their range of carriers. Two of the most popular carriers on the market at the moment are the Ergobaby Omni 360 and the Tula Explore. They are from sister...

Marsupi – the quickest and easiest carrier for your baby?

Marsupi – the quickest and easiest carrier for your baby?

The Marsupi is a hidden gem in the world of slings, wraps and carriers. If you are looking for a quick, light, simple option that is easy to use, read on to find out more!It’s Quick!   The unique thing about the Marsupi is that the only fastening on it is hook...

5 Top Tips for using a sling for the first time

5 Top Tips for using a sling for the first time

So you have made the decision on what sling, wrap or carrier you want to use with your newborn baby, it’s there in front of you, your baby is finally here… and then panic strikes! How do you actually use it? Is it safe? Will my baby fall out? What if I do it wrong?...

Carry on Dad! For a Father’s Day gift that knocks socks off socks

Carry on Dad! For a Father’s Day gift that knocks socks off socks

It’s that time of year again, when dads all over the country are recognised for their efforts with socks, personalised mugs and...well…..that’s about it! Read on to find out why a sling or carrier could be the most useful and thoughtful gift for the dad of a newborn...

Reflux baby – 10 Practical tips for parents

Reflux baby – 10 Practical tips for parents

If you have a baby with reflux, you will know how tough it can be. I'm going to give you a quick rundown on the symptoms of reflux, my son's story, and 10 practical tips to help you. It is thought that one in five babies suffers from reflux, and as long as they gain...

Are slings and carriers for babies a waste of money?

Are slings and carriers for babies a waste of money?

Has someone said this to you when you have mentioned getting a sling or carrier for your child? Have you wandered past them in a department store baby section and promptly passed on by, with a sharp intake of breath? Yes some slings and carriers can be expensive....

Carrying is Connection – healing from antenatal depression

Carrying is Connection – healing from antenatal depression

Most mums-to-be have heard the term Post Natal Depression (PND). However, have you heard of the term Antenatal Depression? This is my story of how antenatal depression affected my pregnancy, and how carrying my son helped me to heal. The first half Up until I was 19...

How can I chose a sling or carrier for my newborn baby?

A sling or baby carrier is now on the shopping list for many expectant parents. They have read about all the benefits of carrying for baby and for them. Friends have raved about being able to have your your hands free. Perhaps the enticing prospect about being able to...

Why should I consider booking a babywearing Consultation?

Why should I consider booking a babywearing Consultation?

You may have come across this website while researching slings. Perhaps someone has suggested that you have a consultation with a Babywearing Consultant. So why might you consider a babywearing consultation with me? I am a Wirral-based sling expert. I love helping...