The Threads the Bind Us


I am a total advocate of babywearing. I had a stretchy wrap when my son was born, then a Baby Bjorn; I stumbled across my local sling library and progressed through an Ergo to a mei tai to woven wraps and other carriers. What interests me now is the journey that some of these slings […]

Rude Health *Editorial*


Eat Right, Stay Brilliant with Rude Health Rude Health is a small company with big dreams. With great food inside us, we feel we can do just about anything; change the nation’s eating habits, revolutionise farming and look sexy while line dancing. Rude Health make a range of cereals, snacks and drinks containing no refined […]

She Touches the Earth

Wrapped in a measure of cloth, I have held my daughter close to me, heart to heart on my front, or, crow’s nested on my back, from this point of closeness, she has eyed her surroundings, been held within our family and has gently, slowly come to be in the world. My daughter, strong, determined, […]

Babywearing Workshops – Evelink Kirkilionis


Renowned babywearing expert Dr Evelin Kirkilionis and author of A BABY WANTS TO BE CARRIED: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BABY CARRIERS AND THE BENEFITS OF BABYWEARING is holding two UK workshops organised by the School of Babywearing in Birmingham on 5 July 2014:   Dr Evelin Kirkilionis, who has worked on the subject of carrying […]

Pay it Forward – Sling Library style


By Nicola Lawson from the West Yorkshire Sling Library  I really hate the money bit of running a sling library, I hate setting fees and asking for cash, but I have gotten used to it as I have seen how vital it is to keep the service going – to help people carry safely and […]

Sling Safety with younger babies

JPMBB Safety - Leg Position

This article was kindly shared by Rosie Knowles from Sheffield Sling Surgery. Rosie trained under Lorette Michallon at the Slingababy School, has done courses with the UK School of Babywearing and is a medical adviser for Trageschule UK. She is one of the founders of the popular Sheffield Slings group, a GP, and a mother […]

Babywearing Quiz! – Big Camp 2013 version

The 2013 winning team

At Natural Mamas Big Camp 2013 we had a wonderful Babywearing quiz put together by Emma and Helen. They are putting together a new quiz for 2014 and have shared the quiz from last year with us! Feel free to use the quiz at a meet or library!   Big Camp Babywearing Quiz 2013 1. […]



EcoCreate is the brainchild of Kirstie Adamson and Charlotte Rhoades, two crafty mamas with a passion for the natural world.  Their website, EcoCreate allows others to create their own shop online and sell their handmade eco friendly creations. Art made from junk, vintage clothes and jewellery, natural hand dyed yarns, upcycled furniture, handcarved spoons and […]