About Our Sling Library
I’m Aimee, a Babywearing Peer Supporter who trained with the School of Babywearing in April 2013 and has been running the Sling Library for over five years. I am an experienced babywearer having carried my children for the last nine years and want to support other parents who want to carry their children too.
The aim of the Sling Library is to give people the opportunity to try baby carriers before they purchase so they know they are buying something which will work for them. We recognise that people come in different shapes and sizes and have different needs and wants so we give them the chance to share their requirements and can match them to ideal carriers which they can then go on to try on and hire for a longer trial.
Baby carriers can be hired at a private appointment at the Burton & Swadlincote Natural Parents HQ. The Library stocks many different types of carrier suitable from Newborn to Preschooler, details of all available carriers and their hire charges can be found within the Sling Library Inventory.
At all of our appointments we will cover a demonstration of carriers that I feel will meet your needs from what you have told me, the opportunity to try on the carriers with your baby or our demo doll with support from myself, safety information, digital instructions for how to use the carrier and ongoing support throughout the hire period to make sure you get the most out of the carrier.
Sling Library Services
Newborn Stretchy Wrap Hire Scheme - FREE
For parents with new babies we offer a Free Newborn Stretchy Wrap Hire Scheme where you can hire a Stretchy Wrap or Close Caboo for free up until your baby is 12 weeks old, find out more about our scheme here.
Standard Sling Hire for One Month - £10.00
This 30 minute appointment is for people who have a good idea of what sling they would like to try, we will have enough time to try up to two carriers for a comparison.
Enhanced Sling Hire for One Month - £15.00
This 60 minute appointment is for people who know they want to use a baby carrier but aren't quite sure what they want and need more information before they choose. During the appointment we will cover your requirements and demonstrate a number of carriers that meet your needs, as well as answer any questions you may have.
Personal Sling Fitting/Troubleshooting - £5.00
This 30 minute appointment is for people who have their own carrier and would like help to get optimal fitting or have some issues which they would like troubleshooting.
We ask for a deposit or £20.00 for our free Newborn Stretchy Wrap Hire Scheme and £50.00 for all other carriers which can be paid by cash, cheque, PayPal or debit card (no charge is taken from debit card except in cases of no return or damage). Deposits are returned at the end of the hire period upon return of the carrier in the same condition to which it was hired.
For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or message me on the Facebook page.
If you would like to book an appointment please click Book Now below.
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