Our Consultants

We have trained many consultants over the years! This directory showcases our registered active consultants.
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Maria at Beautiful Bonds in Colchester and Tendring

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

I took over the Colchester half of Ipswich and Colchester sling library in 2019, but I kept it low key and simple as I was expecting baby number 3. In January 2021 I launched Beautiful Bonds, my vision was to develop a place where parents could get support, not only with carrying, but with birth […]

Ruth Grint at the Wirral Sling Library

Consultant, Peer Supporter

I’m Ruth, a babywearing fanatic! I have helped hundreds of families over the last 6 years to find a sling that they love, and to carrying confidently, comfortably and above all safely. When not running Wirral Sling Library, I work on the front line in the NHS, and have a hubby and 2 sons who […]

Lisa at The Carrying Midwife in Worcester


I am a sling consultant, community midwife, antenatal and postnatal teacher and starting solids facilitator based in Worcestershire. I have 12 years of midwifery experience and am passionate about empowering families, enabling them to have the best possible experience throughout pregnancy, childbirth and in their new roles as parents! Baby wearing using slings and carriers […]

Lucy at Oxford Sling Library

Consultant, Peer Supporter

Oxford Sling Library has been running since 2008, making us the oldest continually running sling library in Britain. Fuelled by amazing volunteers over the years (in particular Guinevere Webster and Josie Hadjiev) it is now run by sling consultant Lucy Hawkins as a social enterprise. I volunteered with Oxford Sling Library after my son was […]

Laura at The Cuddle Collective in Shropshire/Powys

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

I have worked with families for the last twenty years. I live with my family and our fearless feline leader Kitty Boo Boo. Initially studying education and playwork and later lactation and birthwork I had gathered a great toolkit for supporting families before completing Slingababy Consultant training in 2016. Website  

Bob Betts at Derby and Nottingham Sling Library and Consultancy

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

Hi, I’m Bob, I run Derby and Nottingham Sing Library, a not for profit, 100% volunteer ran sling library, I have been babywearing since 2010, running the library since 2014. We offer in person meets at many locations across the Derby and Nottingham areas as well as in person consultations and postal hires, we have […]

Kimmy at Mid Kent Parenting in Maidstone and Kent

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

Hi I am Kimmy! (She/Her)   As a mother who had 2 children under 2 babywearing became an essential skill to get anything done! As a Fat woman I have particular knowledge and passion to help other fat people to be included, represented, and comfortable on their own carrying journeys. I am AuDHD as is […]

Gillian at The Baby Room Exeter and Exeter Sling Library and Consultancy

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

I love helping people carry their babies and children and I like to think this lightens their load in other ways. I am passionate about supporting families through their struggles and aim to be kind and non judgemental. I am part of a CIC in Exeter which has become a full time shop and venue […]

Jessica at Carry with Jess in Colchester


While pregnant with my first in 2016, I knew I wanted to carry them.  I’m an active, enthusiastic and gentle parent with a passion for helping families safely carry their children and enjoy life to the full. Sea swimming, dog walking and cuddles with my kids!

Jill at York Sling Library


I’m a Trageschule and Slingababy trained babywearing consultant volunteering my time at York Sling Library. I have over 10 years experience and a very broad range of knowledge, and a special interest in getting a great fit with buckle carriers. Website

Martha at Carried in South East London SE22


I’m a mother to three littles. I trained as a Slingababy consultant after using slings and carriers with my first two babies and volunteering with my local sling library who I now work for. Since having my third child I’ve been running regular appointments and home visits and absolutely love my job. I work alongside […]

Abby at Abby Hopewell, Doula in Doncaster, South Yorkshire


I’m Abby (they/them) and I wear many hats including being a Pregnancy, Birth and Postnatal Doula; Healing Practitioner; Photographer and Babywearing Consultant based in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. I have been supporting parents for the best part of a decade and originally trained with Slingababy as a Consultant back in 2016, followed by L’ecole a Porter […]

Jilly at Cubcare in Welwyn and Hatfield, Hertfordshire


I’m Jilly and I run CubCare. I’ve been an antenatal and baby class teacher for the past 9 years in Welwyn Hatfield in Herts, extending down into North London. I trained as a babywearing consultant in 2021 after carrying my own two (born in 2013 and 2916) and seeing how antenatal and baby class clients […]

Liz at Stockport Sling Library in Great Manchester and Cheshire


Stockport Sling Library is a not-for-profit organisation offering a range of slings and baby carriers for parents to borrow on short- or long-term loans. The library is ran by Luisa and Liz, we offer individual & group and regularly run group workshops to offer training in particular methods of carrying or styles of carrier. Website

Kia at Cariad Babi in Derbyshire

Consultant, Peer Supporter

I am a mum to 5 boys, part time wheelchair user and have disabilities including hip health. I discovered babywearing when searching for safe options to travel with my baby whilst using my wheelchair. I spent over ten years working in various projects within the NHS and then assisted with turning one into a social […]

Becki at Cullompton Feeding and Carrying Support

Consultant, Peer Supporter, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

Hi I’m Becki, mother of 3 and the sling consultant at Cullompton Feeding and Carrying Support group. This is non for profit as I am passionate about helping others achieve a positive experience. We run our sessions twice a month during term time, but there are always other options if you can’t make those sessions. […]

Ana at Lena’s travelling carriers in Finland and Serbia


Mum of two amazing girls, passionate about babywearing from young age and I have started my own babywearing journey in 2015. I founded a charity babywearing library “Lena’s traveling carriers” in 2018 with the aim to support parents in need. My goal is to make a full circle from prenatal to back to work support. […]

Nicole at Cheltenham and Gloucester Sling Library


I’m a volunteer sling consultant for Cheltenham and Gloucester Sling Library. I do not currently do private consultations except where requested via NHS or other support services to assist disabled parents or families of disabled babies/children. These are provided on a voluntary basis and I fit them in around my own caring responsibilities and employment. […]

Jo Hymers at Together We CIC in North Cumbria


I offer sling support via an NHS funded project for Perinatal Mental Health. I have 4 sling meets a month and also work with people one to one. I have 3 children, all were carried babies and toddlers. I also run sling peer supporter training. Website

Mari at Bæreveileder in Biristrand, Norway


Mother of soon to be three kids in the age range 7 to zero. I fell into the rabbit hole of baby wearing I 2016 and did not look back. I love empowering new families to feel that they are competent and comfortable in carrying their baby.   I work full time so time for […]

Roamy at Bambino Baby inc South East Slings in Petersfield, Hampshire, UK and online

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

Roamy is a qualified Babywearing Consultant who trained with Slingababy in January 2015 and School of Babywearing in 2012. Roamy also completed Slingababy’s Baby-carrying and Infant Feeding course in 2019.   Running a Sling Library since July 2011, Roamy is one of the most experienced Babywearing Consultants in the UK; supporting people with all aspects […]

Chiara at Portamitu in Ferrara, Italy

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

I define myself “the babywearing mother hen”, as i’ve been around the babywearing world since the birth of my first son back in 2004. After baby no4 in 2012 i realised how different the babywearing experience can be, depending on the baby and on the caregiver. I started then my education in babywearing and turned […]

Madeleine at Sheen Slings in London


I am Madeleine,a Slingababy and Trageschule trained Babywearing Consultant with 10 years experience working with parents to gain confidence carrying their little ones and find the right carrying options for them and their family. I offer consultations in my home, clients homes in across West and South West London and the surrounds, and online. As […]

Kate at Ways To Carry in Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Consultant, Peer Supporter, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

Carrying consultant based in Chesterfield offering private appointments, workshops and customised education sessions alongside my work and family commitments. I also run Chesterfield Sling Library. I have been using slings and carriers myself since 1998, volunteering for Chesterfield Sling Library since 2011 and first trained as a carrying consultant in 2014. http://waystocarry.co.uk/ http://chesterfieldslinglibrary.com/    

Tracy at The Lady With The Slings in Stroud, Gloucestershire

Consultant, Peer Supporter

I’m Tracey. And I have one little boy, Dylan, who is the reason that I started my babywearing and educating journey. Having a baby at the end of lockdown meant I didn’t even know sling libraries were a thing because they just weren’t running whilst I was pregnant. Then getting to my nearest one with […]

Philippa at The Carrying Life in Bedfordshire and online


I am a mum to 3 beautiful girls who I have carried from birth in various carriers and slings. I am still carrying my 16 month old. being able to keep my babies close to me while having free hands has made such a difference to my parenting journey that I wanted to help other […]

Katrine at Bopp Bæreveiledning in Naustdal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway


Consultant based in Sogn Og Fjordane, offers guidance in the use of buckle carriers, wraps and ring slings. Slings for rental are also available. 

Helena at Stork and the Bees in Hertfordshire and North London

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

With a decade’s experience of carrying, Helena is an intuitive consultant, supporting the families she works with in 1-1 sessions and at groups libraries or workshops. She set up Stork and the Bees in 2016 as there was no sling library available when she was pregnant with her second child, having benefited hugely from support […]

Abigail in Oslo, Norway


I have been babywearing since 2015, when my firstborn came into the world. He is now nearly 8 and I still wear him occassionally. He is autistic and has always had high needs for physical closeness. It’s great we can enjoy some extra cuddles by carrying him on my back. His little sister turns 5 […]

Rachel at North East Slings in County Durham, Tyne and Wear


In July 2011, I decided to use my love of babywearing and desire to see more parents carry their babies, to establish the North East Sling Library. We serve the whole of the North East – County Durham, Newcastle, South Tyneside, North Tyneside, Teesside, Sunderland and beyond through postal hire. The North East Sling Library […]

Emma at Little One Snug in Hastings (East Sussex)


First time Mum who has completely fallen in love with babywearing. I’m on a mission to support families locally, as when I started out I had to go much further afield! I do local pop-ups for demo’s and try ons, can help with recommendations, and offer consults too if you want more time/ in-depth support. […]

Sally at East Surrey Slings in East Surrey and Kent/Sussex border

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

Hi I’m Sally and I run East Surrey Slings, a sling library and consultancy based on the East Surrey/Kent and Sussex borders. I have drop in sessions in Horley for fittings with your own carriers, and hires from my large library stock. I also offer 1:1 consultations tailored for your specific needs. I’m passionate about […]

Caitriona in Soham, East Cambridgeshire

Consultant, Peer Supporter, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

I’m a sling consultant, breastfeeding counsellor and I run REAL Circles – a place where we share the highs and lows of life in a supportive space. I run sling support sessions and breastfeeding support sessions and the circles from The Log Cabin in Soham, East Cambs. Head to my website if you’d like to […]

Kim at the Queer Parenting Partnership in Stratford-Upon-Avon


I am the co-founder of The Queer Parenting Partnership. I have worked in the childcare industry for 15+ years and was a finalist in the UK Nanny of The Year Awards 2019. In June 2018, I took the plunge to become a doula. My main motivation behind becoming a doula was helping a loved one […]

Kate at the Cuddle Collective in Shropshire and Powys


Kate is based in bishops castle, covers Shropshire and Powys. Kate works with Laura Morgan Watkins http://www.thecuddlecollective.co.uk/

Chloe at Isle of Wight Sling and Cloth Nappy Library

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate, Breastfeeding Peer Supporter

Hello, I’m Chloe and run the Isle of Wight Sling and Cloth Nappy Library. I offer 1:1 tailored support, hires, retail, antenatal education and a free monthly drop in session. I’m here for your family from pregnancy to preschooler and beyond. Website

Annamaria in Naples


My name Is Annamaria, and I started working as an educator with deaf kids in the schools of my hometown, Naples. But, as I became the mum of Alessandra (2009) and Lorenzo (2011), I discovered babywearing (and breastfeeding, too, but this is another story…Or not?!?): it was such a powerful but still simple thing! I […]

Andreia at North London Slings

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

Hello, I am Andreia and I’m the face behind North London Sling Library Enfield. I run sessions from EN3 and in North Middlesex Hospital Maternity Unit where I also offer breastfeeding support.  I do drop ins in some of the breastfeeding groups for fit checks and do a term session with the Birth Companions.  I might […]

Slu at Healthy Opportunities Sling Library (Hertfordshire)

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

Locations: 4 locations in Hertfordshire. All venues have free, onsite parking, step free access and nappy changing facilities. Wadley Scout Hut, Watford Road, St Albans.  AL1 2AF The Little Gym, Rothamstead Estate, Harpenden. AL5 2JQ. Redbourn Community Library, Dunstable Road,  Redbourn. AL3 7BE. Leverstock Green Village Hall, Leverstock Green, Hemel Hempstead. HP3 8QG. Healthy Opportunities […]

Ruth at Bundle Bees (Manchester)


I offer one-to-one support (consultancy) as well as a large range of slings and carriers to hire. bundlebees.co.uk/  

Lizzie at Chester Sling Library

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

I run Chester Sling Library, offering sling hires and consultancy in and around Chester. I’m a mum of two carried babies and I’ve been babywearing since 2015. www.chesterslinglibrary.co.uk
Deborah Moore tandem-carrying her two girls

Deborah at South Essex Slings

Consultant, Feeding and Carrying Advocate

I’m Deborah, mum of two and owner of South Essex Slings. I offer free sling library sessions, private consultations, sling/carrier hire and retail. I can help with: Front/hip/back carries Feeding in slings/carriers Carrying with medical/additional needs (whether adult or child) Carrying twins/multiples. https://www.southessexslings.com

J’Nel Metherell

Tutor and IBCLC

Infant feeding wizard

Suzanne Pearson

Admin Support

Slingababy Admin Wizard
Em & Xander Ring Sling

Emily Taylor

Website Support

Slingababy Website Magician

Lorette Michallon

Founder and tutor

The founder of the Slingababy School

Jody Deacon-Viney


The latest tutor for the Slingababy School