This July sees the first ever European Babywearing Conference take place at City Hall in Bristol. Organised by Babywearing UK and involving babywearing experts and fans from across the world, the Conference itself runs over two days and includes keynote speakers, workshops, fashion shows and more.
On Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th July, delegates will be able to hear Henrik Norholt, Chief Science Officer of Ergobaby, speak about infant mental health, attachment and the implications for baby carrying and Sarah Gregson and the Kanga Wrap team speak about the use of slings for kangaroo care in UK NHS hospitals.
Workshops for delegates range from debates about sling and carrier safety to professional development workshops for Babywearing Consultants and sling librarians. There will be taster sessions of sling yoga, and using slings for labour and birth, as well as workshops on babywearing for children and parents with disabilities, kangaroo care, supporting breastfeeding through babywearing and much more.
Conference tickets can be bought online via the Conference website, www.babywearingconference.co.uk. For further information, contact Babywearing UK on 0300 800 1471 or e-mail email@example.com.
Healthcare professionals can access one day only tickets for Sunday 7th July via www.babywearingconference.co.uk/healthcare