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Putting on a ring sling with monitors and/or nasogastric tube - photo tutorial

The first time I carried Isla in a ring sling with monitors attached and a newly placed NG tube, I was very nervous! So I’ve put together this short photo tutorial to show a slightly alternative way of putting the ring sling on without having to disconnect monitors. 270 more words

Carrying Isla - my early experiences of carrying a baby with a medical condition

Isla was born in July 2016 with a unilateral cleft lip, palate and alveolar ridge, Pierre Robin Sequence and an undiagnosed genetic condition. She spent her first two weeks in NICU; attached to high flow oxygen, IV drips, various monitors and being fed through a nasogastric (NG) tube. 475 more words

I Carry You Always

I Carry You Always.

A poem for European Babywearing Week 2017
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Surgery and slings!

We’ve known that Isla will need multiple operations since our 20 week scan. At the beginning of October, we received Isla’s first surgery date for lip closure – 23rd November 2016. 704 more words

Cleft Lip

lazy bones - sleeping on the job

In the interests of trying to get back to some sort of ‘normality’ – like that normal is ever achieved round here!!!

I started working on a pattern for a pet carry sling ages ago – but it got shoved to the back.   261 more words

The Posh Dog Clothing Company

Medical Lifting Slings Market - Global Industry Trends 2016-2022

Medical Lifting Sling Market Analysis by Product (Transfer, Hammock, Universal, Standing, Seating, Toileting) by Usage Type (Disposable, Reusable) by Material (Nylon, Padded, Mesh, Canvas Slings) 672 more words

Evolution of Babywearing

Infant carriers exist in some form in every human society. It makes sense: our babies need to be carried and the people carrying them need to use their arms and hands for other work. 218 more words