The UP Project UK

by the-up-project in Sutton Coldfield

We did it
On 2nd March 2015 we successfully raised £4,139 with 178 supporters in 28 days

The aim of the project is to offer disadvantaged families in the UK a free baby carrier or sling and the knowledge to use it safely.

by the-up-project in Sutton Coldfield

New stretch target

Our Stretch Target

We are blown away by the amazing success of our crowdfunding campaign and now have the exciting opportunity to stretch our target to allow us to train an additional 50 consultants UK wide to be connected to The UP Project meaning that we can confidently offer nationwide support.  This is England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and The Isle of Man. 

 

With more great money can't buy incentives added, we would love to invite you to be part of the incredible movement of support and coming together this has inspired in our community. It costs £50 to get each consultant on board, fully DBS checked, external children safeguarding and data protection training and our own in house training which ensures all Up consultants work towards our ethos.  

 

Be part of the Up Project story.  Pledge now.  #theonlywayisUP

 


What is The Up Project?

The UP Project is a new enterprise, in which we give away free baby carriers or slings to disadvantaged families throughout the UK.  We also ensure that these families are able to use their new carrier or sling safely and comfortably by providing help and advice in the best way to meet the needs of each individual family.  This may be with standard instructions, adapted instructions, details of local support in their area or a private one on one consultation with a qualified and experienced babywearing consultant.  

We are a group of around 70 babywearing professionals based in the UK and amongst us we have many babywearing consultants, sling library owners, sling manufacturers, sling retailers, trainers, website founders, magazine founders and babywearing school founders.  We are passionate about baby carriers and slings and helping families to experience using them to carry their children.  

Which families do we help?

These are the categories of people we help:

  • family with a child or carer who is not reasonably expected to live for more than six months
  • family with a disabled child or carer
  • family with a seriously ill child or carer
  • family affected by post natal depression and bonding issues
  • family affected by domestic abuse
  • family which includes fostered or adopted children
  • family with twins, triplets or other multiples
  • family with a child who were born before 37 weeks
  • family with a carer age 21 or under when child was born

We chose these catagories as we feel that these are the families who will most benefit from a baby carrier or sling.  To be eligible for our project a family should fit into one of these categories AND have a household income of less than £16,000.  We decided to apply this income check so that we only help people who could otherwise not afford to buy their own baby carrier or sling.  

Imagine your eldest child has a serious illness and is often in hospital for long periods of time.  You have given up your job so you can care for them and so money is tight.  A baby carrier provided by The Up Project means you can carry your youngest child to and from the hospital, keeping them close so that you feel you are able to 'be there' for both children at the same time.  

Imagine you are disabled and use a wheelchair.  You and your partner both work hard but there isn't any spare money once bills have been paid.  Your independence is important to you.  A baby carrier and a one on one consultation provided by The Up Project mean you are able to hold your child safely and comfortably on your lap and still have your hands available to manouvre your wheelchair.  This means you can attend your local parenting group and make new friends.   

How will a baby carrier or sling help?

"The single most important child rearing practice to be adopted for the development of emotional and social healthy infants and children is to carry the infant on the body of the caretaker all day long”, James Prescott, 1996.

The act of carrying our children is not a new concept. It is one of the universal things which unite individual nations and cultures. Babies and small children have a need to be held.  Although the methods chosen to carry our children vary across cultures, their basic need to be held and to feel loved means, we as parents need ways of carrying them. A baby carrier or sling can provide a safe and comfortable way for a caregiver to carry a baby or child.

By enabling the carrying of babies we are allowing them to adjust to the outside world from the safety of a caregiver's chest, hip or even back. Carrying children has many proven health benefits.  Using a sling had been shown to enhance growth and weight gain (Charpak, 2005), stabilize heart rate in baby resulting in lower cases of bradycardia and tachycardia (McCain, 2005), it mimics the environment of the womb so providing comfort to your baby, and eases the symptoms of GERD – Infant Reflux (Tasker, 2002).

Carrying a child can have profound benefits for the wellbeing of both child and carer. For mothers suffering from post natal depression a sling or carrier can be the tool which helps them bond with their child.  Post natal depression  can lead to a sense of dissociation and detachment. Research by Gribble (2007) concluded that close physical contact via the use of a sling and being responsive to child’s needs the caregiver would help the emotional development of child and promote attachment.  Both Anisfield et al (1990) and Lonstein (2007) identified lower incidence of post-partum depression in mothers who carried their baby.

Baronel and Lionetti in 2012 found that adoption is “an intervention that assures the adoptive child the opportunity to catch up on emotional development and to partially resolve prior traumatic attachment experiences”, and using sling has been shown to promote secure attachments between caregiver and child, primarily because of the speed by they can respond to baby’s needs (Anisfeld et al, 1990).

There are several practical benefits of carrying children too. Carers do not have to be limited to accessible routes or waiting for pushchair friendly public transport for example. By using a sling or a carrier they are providing baby with the security they need to thrive but in a practical way.  Disadvantaged families are more likely to suffer social exclusion and a baby carrier helps these families get out and about and get all of the benefits of interacting with their local community. Shopping, caring for other children or adults in the family, attending support groups or meeting friends are all a little less daunting when a carrier is available to hold your baby close while you do so.

We believe that offering disadvantaged families a free baby carrier or sling and giving them the knowledge to use it safely and comfortably means that more children will be carried and experience its many benefits.  

References

Anisfield E, Casper V, Nozyce M et al (1990). ‘Does infant carrying promote attachment?’ Child Development, 61(5): 1617-1627.

Baronel L and Lionetti F, ‘Attachement and emotional understanding: a study of late adopted pre-schoolers and their parents’, Child Care Health Development, 2012 Sept 38 (5).

Charpak, N., “Kangaroo Mother Care: 25 Years After,” Acta Paediatric 94 2005: 5, 514-522.

Lonstein JS (2007). ‘Regulation of anxiety during the post-partum period’. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, 28 (2-3): 15-141.

McCain, G et al. “Heart Rate Variability Responses of a Preterm Infant to Kangaroo Care,” 2005 Journal of Obstetrics.

Prescott, J. ‘The Origins of Human Love and Violence’, Pre and perinatal psychology Journal, Spring 1996, Vol 10;3 p. 155

Tasker, A., Dettmar, P. W., Panetti, M., Koufman, J. A., Birchall, J. P., and Pearson, J. P. (202). Is gastric reflux a cause of Otitis media with effusion in children? The Laryngoscope, 112:1930–1934.

What will we use the money for?

Our aim is to help 75 families in the first half of 2015.  We have already had 75 baby carriers or slings donated to us so we now need to get these posted out to families in need and ensure that they are able to use them safely and comfortably.  

It costs: 

- £9 to dispatch and post each baby sling or carrier to a client family in need.  This is a total cost of £675.

- £15 to pay for a volunteer babywearing consultant's expenses so that they can help a family use their new baby carrier or sling safely and comfortably.  We offer private consultations to those families who need them.  We estimate 25 families will require a private consultation in the first half of 2015.  This is a total cost of £375.

- £50 to recruit, check and train each volunteer babywearing consultant so that they are able to help our clients use a baby carrier or sling comfortably and safely. We hope to have 5 approved consultants in the UK by the middle of 2015 at a total cost of £250.

- £250 to run all our internal systems (application form processing system, website and training system) until the middle of 2015.  

That's a cost of £1,550 to help 75 disadvantaged families carry their children.  It's an average of just over £20 per family, and it can make such a big difference.  

How can you help?

We work tirelessly so that disadvantaged children in the UK can be given a chance to experience the many benefits of being carried. We hope that you feel this is important too, and understand that we need your help to make our work go further.

Please have a look at our fabulous rewards on offer and make a pledge using the options on the right of the screen. We’ve got lots of rewards to say thank you for your generous support. Every single one of our rewards has been kindly donated to us so every single penny after crowd funding costs goes to helping disadvantaged families.  Crowdfunder is an all or nothing platform so if we don’t reach our target we won’t get anything and you won't get your reward! So get involved and be part of The Up Project story from the beginning.  

If you feel you would like to help, as a corporation or as an individual, please pledge now so we can reach our goal. If you'd like to see more of the work we do, please visit our website, or contact us to chat through things further.  

Thank you for taking the time to read this and watch our video - now please click on a pledge button!

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£1 or more

£1 Reward

I would like to pledge anonymously and don't want a reward. I can't afford to give much but want to show my support for a great project. Thank you.

£3 or more

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£3 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a half price private one on one consultation (£20 instead of £40) with The Carried Baby (based in Tamworth). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£4 or more

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£4 Reward

We will send you a voucher for an individual free dance class from Hug A Beat Sling Dance in Bristol (value £6.50 each). Subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you

£5 or more

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£5 Reward

We will send you the book 'Carry Me' this delightful book can be read to your little person.

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We will send you the book 'Back Pack Baby'. The sweet childrens book can be read or shared with your little one.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

We will send you an emailed thank you from The Up Project. Thank you.

£5 or more

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We will send you a pair of 3 ply bamboo washable and leakproof breast pads. Kindly donated by: Chibisimo One pair of brand new 3 ply bamboo washable and leakproof breast pads. Bamboo is naturally anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, reducing the risk of yeast infection. Made with 1 ply of the softest bamboo velour and 2 ply of premium bamboo towelling. 70% bamboo 30% organic cotton PUL lining Designer cotton Washable up to 40C. Low tumble dry. Iron for softness or if the pads are loosing their shape a bit.

£5 or more

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£5 Reward

We will send you a voucher for four weeks sling hire from the Slinging Around Sling Library (Dumfries & Galloway). In person hire with pick up and drop off from usual sling library venue. Refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£5 or more

£5 Reward

I would like to pledge anonymously and don't want a reward. Do you want to pledge more? You can pledge more once you have selected an option on this page.

£5 or more

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£5 Reward

We will send you a £5 voucher for Koala Slings to help you buy your own slingy goodies. Thank you.

£5 or more

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£5 Reward

We will send you a 4 week sling hire voucher for Southsea Slings so you can try out a different sling. In person hire only. In person hire with pick up and drop off from usual sling library venue only. Refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£5 Reward

We will send you a 2 week sling hire voucher for ShowMe Slings (based in Edinburgh) so you can try out a different sling. In person hire with pick up and drop off from usual sling library venue only. Refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£5 or more

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We will send you a 2 week sling hire voucher for Eastbourne Sling Library so you can try out a different sling. Online hire or in person hire with pick up and drop off from usual sling library venue. Postage *if applicable) and refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£5 or more

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We will send you a four week sling hire voucher for Sling Stars Sling Library (based in Sutton Coldfield, North Birmingham). Postal or in person hire with pick up and drop off from Sutton Coldfield. Postage (if applicable) and refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£5 Reward

We will send you a 4 week sling hire voucher for Sling Dreams Sling Library (Welwyn Garden City). In person hire with pick up and drop off from usual sling library venue.Refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£5 Reward

We will send you a 4 week postal sling hire voucher from North East Sling Library so you can try out a different sling. Posta hire only. Postage and refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£5 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£5 Reward

We will send you a 4 week sling hire voucher for Chichester Slings so you can try out a different sling. In person hire with pick up and drop off from usual sling library venue. Refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£5 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£5 Reward

We will send you a 4 week postal sling hire voucher from North East Sling Library so you can try out a different sling. Postal hire only. Postage and refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£6 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£6 Reward

We will send you either a small or medium set of Oscha Nouveau Tiree wrap scrap earrings. PurpleBee Babywearing Accessories is run by Sophie Messager. She is a babywearing consultant who likes making accessories from woven wrap fabric in her spare time. This lovely earrings are made from Oscha wrap, a little bit of babywearing beauty on your ears.

£7 or more

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£7 Reward

We will send you a Mama Twofish Fiddle Necklace. Babies need to knead, but they also love to fiddle and twiddle while nursing and mischievous fingers can drive their mamas to distraction. Mama Twofish got so exasperated with tiny fingers prodding, poking, twiddling, fiddling and nipping her that she created her fiddle necklaces. Designed with baby’s tactile and sensory needs in mind these fiddle beads also provide mamas with a fashionable accessory. Please note, these wooden beads are not designed as a teething necklace – they are for little fingers, not mouths!

£7 or more

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£7 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one mini consultation (one hour) with Rosie Knowles from Sheffield Sling Surgery. Location to be consultant's own home, Sheffield, S11. Date and time to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£7 or more

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£7 Reward

We will send you a £10 voucher to use on slings for sale at Eastbourne Sling Library to help you buy your own slingy goodies. Thank you.

£7 or more

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£7 Reward

We will send you a pair of Hugaglugs baby leg warmers which are pink with red hearts (worth £9). Thank you.

£7 or more

10 of 10 claimed

£7 Reward

We will send you a pair of Sundae Hugaglugs baby leg warmers which are pink with darker pink stripes (worth £9). Thank you.

£7 or more

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£7 Reward

We will send you a voucher for workshop place with Wrapamore (based in Dorset/Hants). Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£8 or more

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£8 Reward

We will send you a copy of the book 'How Eskimos Carry Their Babies'. This charming book gives you the insight into child rearing practices across the globe. RRP 12.99.

£8 or more

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£8 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a workshop place with Southsea Slings. This can be chosen from any of their upcoming workshops. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£8 or more

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£8 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a sling clinic appointment with Southsea Slings. This can be chosen from any of their upcoming appointment times. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£8 or more

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£8 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a workshop place with The Green Bean based in Wantage, South Oxfordshire. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£8 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£8 Reward

We will send you a 4 week sling hire voucher from West Yorkshire Sling Library so you can try out a different sling. In person hire with pick up and drop off from usual sling library venue. Refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£9 or more

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£9 Reward

We will send you the book 'On Mothers Back'. This intriguing hardback book is for children and looks at how babies are carried across the world.

£9 or more

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£9 Reward

We will send you a £10 voucher for Koala Slings to help you buy your own slingy goodies. Valid on purchases over £50. Thank you.

£9 or more

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£9 Reward

We will send you a 3 week postal sling hire voucher for It's A Sling Thing so you can try out a different sling. Postal hire only. Postage and refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£9 or more

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£9 Reward

We will send you a £10 voucher for ShowMe Slings to help you buy your own slingy goodies. Thank you.

£9 or more

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£9 Reward

We will send you a £10 voucher for Just Keep Slinging to help you buy your own slingy goodies. Thank you.

£9 or more

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£9 Reward

We will send you a £10 voucher for The Natural Nursery to help you buy your own slingy goodies. Thank you.

£9 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£9 Reward

We will send you a 2 week sling hire voucher for Sheffield Sling Surgery so you can try out a different sling. In person hire only. In person hire with pick up and drop off from usual sling library venue only. Refundable deposit to be paid and subject to usual terms and conditions. Thank you.

£9 or more

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£9 Reward

We will send you a £10 voucher for Slingamebobs to help you buy your own beautiful necklace. Thank you.

£9 or more

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£9 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a half price private one on one consultation with Marie Brittenden from All Wrapped Up Babies in York. Include sling hire for which a refundable deposit will be required. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£10 or more

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£10 Reward

We will send you a Voucher for £10 off at Slingamebobs. Slingamebobs specialises in wrap scrap teething necklaces that are partially suitable for babywearing or breastfeeding. These are fabulous quality - simply stunning. You can have necklaces or special 'Slingamejigs' made out of almost any woven wrap you can think of. You can even send in your own scraps! All the wraps scraps used are made by reputable companies that only use safe dyes that will not harm baby if sucked! In fact many babywearers say it helps to stop them from sucking and damaging their wraps and carriers!

£10 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£10 Reward

We will send you a voucher for half a term of Sling Swing dance class for parents with their little ones in slings and carriers (based in Penn, Wolverhampton). Date, time and location to be selected from classes available. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£10 or more

1 of 2 claimed

£10 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a one-hour one-to-one private consultation with Baby Bliss in Glasgow. Consultation to take place in Consultant's home. Date and time to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

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£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one to one consultation with Marianne Sawford of Sweet Wrappers in Hayward Heath, West Sussex. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one to one consultation from the Slinging Around Sling Library (Dumfries & Galloway). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for private one on one consultation with Slings for Parents (based in Shrewsbury). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Includes sling rental, for which there is a refundable deposit. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for private one on one consultation with Jellybean Slings (based in Warwickshire). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for private one on one consultation with Be&Bond Babywearing (based in Poole, Dorset). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for private one on one consultation with Joanna Harding (based in West Cheshire/The Wirral). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Amy Truman from Birmingham Sling Library and Meet. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Carly Birchell (based in Wolverhampton). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Simo Balducci from Chibisimo Babywearing Consultancy (based in Shrewsbury). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Katie Parsons of Somerset Slings. Includes 2 week sling hire for which a refundable deposit will be required. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Marie Brittenden from All Wrapped Up Babies in York. Include sling hire for which a refundable deposit will be required. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation in Liverpool with Lyndsey Morgan from Liverpool and Halton Sling Library. Includes sling hire, for which a refundable deposit will be required. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation in Widnes with Lyndsey Morgan from Liverpool and Halton Sling Library. Includes sling hire, for which a refundable deposit will be required. Location to be consultant's own home in Widnes. Date and time to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with the Isle of Wight Sling Library. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Rosie Knowles from Sheffield Sling Surgery. Location to be consultant's own home, Sheffield, S11. Date, time to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Gosport Sling Library. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Morgan Bagshaw from Abergaveny Sling Library in Wales. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Amy Bower at The Carrying Works in Worksop. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one and a half hour consultation with Henrietta Cross at Just Keep Slinging (Forest of Dean). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one to one consultation with Stephanie Wardle from the Bristol Sling Library. Includes sling hire for which a refundable deposit will be required. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£12 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£12 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a 1.5 hour one-to-one consultation with Selina Shaikh of Barnet Sling Library. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£14 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£14 Reward

We will send you a Gumigem Teething Pendant. Thank you.

£15 or more

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£15 Reward

We will send you a voucher for an online consultation with a qualified and experienced babywearing consultant. This can be via email or Skype. Thank you.

£15 or more

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£15 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a personalised 'how to' video made just for you by a qualified and experienced babywearing consultant. The topic of the video can be almost anything you want, such as a demo of a carry or tips for a specific issue. Thank you.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£15 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a new Didymos purple geckos wrap scarf.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£15 Reward

We will send you a voucher for private one on one consultation with ShowMe Slings (based in Edinburgh). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£15 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Teresa Denny from CarryMoor Sling Library (based in Ilkley, North Yorkshire). Includes sling hire for which refundable deposit is required. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£15 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Emily Edwards from Wear Them With Love in Oxford. Include sling hire for which a refundable deposit will be required. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£15 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one to one consultation with The Green Bean based in Wantage, South Oxfordshire. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£15 Reward

We will send you a natural cream muslin ring sling from Wrapamore. Thank you.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£15 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one and a half hour consultation with Coventry Slings. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£15 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Fiona Bennett of Flintshire Sling Meet. Include sling hire for which a refundable deposit will be required. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£18 or more

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£18 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a one hour antenatal or holistic massage at Severn Beach Massage in Bristol (value £38). Date and time to be confirmed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£18 or more

3 of 5 claimed

£18 Reward

We will send you a £20 voucher for Sling Heaven to help you buy your own slingy goodies. Thank you.

£18 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£18 Reward

We will send you a turquoise Snugiwraps stretchy wrap. Thank you.

£18 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£18 Reward

We will send you a purple Joe and Joy stretchy wrap. Thank you.

£18 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£18 Reward

We will send you a voucher for private one on one consultation with Wrapamore (based in Dorset/Hants). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£18 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£18 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with Sophie Messenger (based in Cambridge). Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£18 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£18 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a private one on one consultation with one of the consultants from Southsea Slings. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£18 or more

3 of 4 claimed

£18 Reward

We will send you a voucher for membership of It's A Sling Thing. Usual price is £25. This will entitle you to all membership benefits, including 25% off all hires and 10% off new slings for sale. Usual terms and conditions apply.

£20 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£20 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a 2 hour group workshop for up to 3 attendees at This Slingy Business in Bishop Stortford. Date, time and location to be agreed at time of booking. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£25 or more

2 of 2 claimed

£25 Reward

We will send you a black Hana Baby stretchy wrap. Usual cost £44 plus postage. Thank you.

£28 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£28 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a full term of Daisy Baby Yoga or Massage (choice of one) in Weston-Super-Mare (retail value £45). Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£28 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£28 Reward

We will send you a Lilliputi Rainbow Line - Folk Tale stretchy wrap. Thank you.

£36 or more

2 of 2 claimed

£36 Reward

We will send you a Charcoal black Hana Baby stretchy wrap. Thank you.

£36 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£36 Reward

We will send you a purple Amawrap stretchy wrap. Thank you.

£36 or more

4 of 4 claimed

£36 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a charcoal Boba Fleece from Slumber Roo. Choose your size from small (up to 10), medium (12-14), large (16-18) or extra large (20-24). Thank you.

£40 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£40 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a family camping ticket for the Sling Dads Family Camp 2015. Usual terms and conditions apply.

£40 or more

2 of 2 claimed

£40 Reward

We will send you a black Scootababy buckle hip carrier, kindly donated by It's A Sling Thing. Thank you.

£45 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£45 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a conversion slot for a wrap conversion mei tai from Monkey Mei Tai. You need to contact Monkey Mei Tai by 1st April 2015, supply a suitable wrap and send it to Monkey Mei Tai covering the cost of postage. You are free to choose any extras on your carrier, but these will be charged at cost. Usual terms and conditions apply. Thank you.

£48 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£48 Reward

We will send you a voucher for a Mamalila Wool Babywearing Cover in Anthracite/Black from Baby Bliss. Value £75. Thank You

£55 or more

5 of 5 claimed

£55 Reward

We will send you a Standard Connecta Integra with standard straps (normally £66). Thank You

£55 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£55 Reward

We will send you a Natibaby Lahti woven wrap in size 6 from Babywearings.co.uk. (Retail Price £65). Thank You

£75 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£75 Reward

We will send you a a KiBi baby carrier from Closer to You - usual retail price is £92. The KiBi is a fantastic buckle carrier that can adjust to fit babies from 4 months to 3 years plus. Thank you.

£75 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£75 Reward

We will send you a Little Fellows 'golden ticket'. This entitles you to purchase any Little Fellows woven wrap. You will need to pay for the wrap itself but you will not need to 'stalk' the website at release time. This is not valid for custom wraps, but as soon as you see a warp you like you will be able to choose your piece. The tickets are non transferable and have no monetary value. Tickets valid until August 2015. Thank you.

£75 or more

2 of 2 claimed

£75 Reward

We will send you a Woven Wings 'golden ticket'. This entitles you to purchase any Woven Wings woven wrap released in 2015. You will need to pay for the wrap itself but you will not need to 'stalk' the website at release time. The tickets are non transferable and have no monetary value. Thank you.

£81 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£81 Reward

We will send you a Shire Slings Russian Dolls size 6 woven wrap (worth £115). Thank you.

£100 or more

3 of 7 claimed

£100 Reward

We will send you a Danu Bronte George size 4 woven wrap (worth £119). Thank you.

£250 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£250 Reward

We will send you a voucher for an advertising banner for a company for a year on Natural Mamas (worth £320). See www.naturalmamas.co.uk/advertise-with-us for terms and conditions. Thank you.

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