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Carrying your baby in a sling in warm weather

Posted by Carissa Lough on

The sun's out in the Lake District! And it's pretty warm, and forecast to stay like this for a few days! Carrying another warm body next to yours is the best feeling in the world, but it can start to feel hot when the temperature's high. To help you and your baby keep cool, I've put together a list of top tips for carrying your baby in a sling on warm sunny days: * dress your baby in a thin cotton vest, or just a nappy * dress yourself in lightweight clothing * try to stay in the shade in the hottest part...

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New Soul Slings handwoven wraps

Posted by Carissa Lough on

I've now finished unpacking our latest arrivals to the Koala Slings shop - some gorgeous handwoven Soul Slings woven wraps from one box, and lots of boxes of the updated 2016 TwinGo Carrier. The Soul handwoven wraps are 100% cotton, and made by weavers in India under fair-trade principles and are beautiful colours. They feel like they'll soften quickly after a wash and a few uses.

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Didymos and Connecta Baby Carriers together!

Posted by Carissa Lough on

I love the simplicity of Connecta Baby Carriers, parents find them easy to use and comfortable to carry their baby in. Add fabric from classic Didymos woven wraps, and you have a combination that you won't be able to resist! I've now got some beautiful Connecta Baby Carriers made from Didymos wraps - so the best of both worlds in one gorgeous carrier. Visit our shop to order yours with FREE UK delivery      

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International Babywearing Week!

Posted by Carissa Lough on

This week (4th - 10th October) is International Babywearing Week! There are celebrations and events happening all over the world. We started the week off with 10% discount on all our ring slings, and we're going to have an even bigger sale for the end of the week - watch our Facebook page for details. The temperature's dropped too - and we've got some warm, cosy babywearing vests and hoodies in our shop to keep the cold out for you and your baby.   Boba fleece vests and Boba fleece hoodies come in charcoal and black, and sizes S, M...

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Soul Slings!

Posted by Carissa Lough on

You can now buy Soul Slings ring sling right here in the UK! With free UK delivery! Soul Slings are stylish, lightweight, and comfortable linen ring slings. They're made in India, to fair trade standards, and come in a range of just stunning colours. Even though Soul Slings are so incredibly light, they're still very supportive and most of all - comfortable. The single layer linen and single layer linen-cotton Soul Slings pack super small, making them easy to pop into your changing bag or even a handbag. The double layer linen Soul Slings are classically stylish, and fully reversible...

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