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Try, buy or hire – we’re here to help


Try before you buy

You can choose from a variety of brands and styles to see what works for you. Reserve online or book a 1:1 consultation.

Sling Library

We offer a variety of services for babywearing including home visits, group workshops and more. Book with our consultant at a time that suits you.

You Can Book Us

If you are not sure where to start, fear not! We offer consultations and no obligation support. You can book a 1:1, or drop in to The PoD.

Join our group

We have a lovely online group of like minded parents who can help support you too! Be the first to see offers, new products and exclusive competitions.

Free Sling Hire

COVID-19 free sling hire

This is a referral based offer for vulnerable new parents needing support. Please ask your midwife to refer you via the button below if you feel you would benefit from a free sling hire.

Sling Library

A full time sling library available in Derby! Currently running a home based service directly to your door, and soon to be Mon-Fri at The PoD in the city centre!

We have a range of slings from newborn upwards. We help narrow down the selection to what will most likely work for you, so you don’t have to!

Hire for a short while, or a long one! We have various offers such as 8 weeks for the price of 6 weeks. You can even swap your sling during your hire!


Carrying and Pregnancy

It’s a question we hear often, and a worry you understandably have. Will carrying affect getting pregnant, or a pregnancy that has already begun?...

Facing outwards in a sling

Is it ok to face outward in a sling? This is a heated and sensitive topic in the babywearing world. Ask in a Facebook group and you’ll get mostly...

When can I back carry?

Oops we haven't posted this one yet! Please come back soon. Meanwhile, have you read this blog about the best slings ever?!  Choose the date,...

The best sling ever!

Which sling is the best? One of my most asked questions. Tula is the best. Lennylamb too. And Integra. Wraps are the best. They are all the best,...

Heat, Holidays and Babywearing…

Babywearing in the hot weather brings about many worries and questions. Here we will try to help reassure you. Can I use a sling in hot weather?...



All types of carriers from birth upwards, with a trained consultant on hand to offer support and advice.

Cloth Nappies

We’ve hand picked, tried and tested, these brands of cloth nappies and firmly believe you will love them too!


From necklaces to fiddle with, leg warmers for frisky days and keyrings to see over your shoulder, we make babywearing easier!

For Her

From cloth sanitary pads, to reusable breast pads and custom made hemp necklaces, we have treats for you too!

Contact Us

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