International Babywearing Week Celebrations

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Calendar of Events 5th – 9th October 2015

We are delighted to be proud sponsors of International Babywearing Week 2015! We have a jam-packed schedule of informative and fun events over the the next week to celebrate the amazing benefits of babywearing and those dedicated & knowledgeable individuals who work within their local communities to spread the babywearing love.

Monday 5th of October: Babywearing Stories

Over that past few weeks we have been asking families to share their babywearing stories with us. We shall randomly select a winner from the entries before we begin to share some of them on specially created blog posts around the benefits of babywearing.

Tuesday 6th of October 10am – 1pm BST: Virtual Sling Sessions – Front Carries with Nicola

Join us on Facebook for a virtual sling consultant session with Nicola Lawson, who will be on hand to help you with any Wrap, Ring Sling or SSC difficulties you may be having, with a focus on front carries. Nicola is a trained Babywearing Consultant who founded the popular West Yorkshire Sling Library five years ago and has been involved with the baby carrying world since 2007. She now helps up to sixty families a week carry their babies big and small.

We will post a video on our Facebook wall of a Front Wrap Cross Carry to begin the Q and A . Please have images ready to post of any thing you are having difficulties with.
We will be available to answer any wrap or blend specific queries too.

Wednesday 7th of October: Oscha Sling Meet with Susan 10.30am – 12.30pm

For those of you close to Oscha HQ, we are hosting a sling meet at The Secret Herb Garden, Midlothian, EH10 7EA, Scotland. Everyone is welcome to come along and join us for a morning of slings and chatter!
Feel free to bring any sling and receive advice from Sling Consultant, Susan Ansell from Show Me Slings
If you think you will come along please send hannah@oschaslings.com an email, to give us an idea of numbers. We look forward to meeting you, please let us know if there is anything you would like us to bring along.

Thursday 8th of October: Virtual Sling Session 7pm – 10pm BST – Back Carries with Rosie

Join us on Facebook for a virtual sling consultant session with Rosie Knowles from Sheffield Sling Surgery. Rosie will  be on hand to help you with any Wrap, Ring Sling or SSC difficulties you may be having.
Rosie will be focussing on advice for carrying your baby on your back but she can answer any other questions you may have about babywearing in general.
Rosie is a family doctor based in Sheffield, UK and has been carrying her children for seven years; she is in her third year of teaching families how to carry their babies, and her second year of training others to support families wanting to carry their babies. She believes that carrying is vital for the health and wellbeing of children and their parents.

We shall post a video on our Facebook wall of a Back Carry to begin the Q and A . Please have images ready to post of any thing you are having difficulties with.
We will be on hand to answer any wrap or blend specific queries too.

Friday 9th of October: Super Secret Stash Friday
Join us for a fun day on Friday where we will reveal a new colourful wrap amongst our Secret Stash items!

There will be lots of lovely things coming up over the week so keep an eye on Facebook. Please join in the celebrations by sharing your babywearing selfies on Instagram using the #IBW2015 and #oschaslings!

One thought on “International Babywearing Week Celebrations

  1. H Medina

    Looking forward to all of the fun events! I’m sure I’ll learn a thing or two during the virtual sessions! ????

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