Woman babywearing and carrying safely

Welcome to Salford Sling & Meet.

Are you interested in babywearing and want to find out about how to carry your baby safely?

Carrying your baby in a sling is a wonderful bonding experience and offers many benefits for parents, carers and babies.

We offer babywearing advice in the Salford area of Manchester and give parents or carers the opportunity to hire slings and carriers.

New to Babywearing?

Baby Wearing explained, with lots of advice and support.

Find a Carrier or Sling.

Get the latest information on the carriers and slings.

How to Carry Safely.

Read the best babywearing advice, follow the T.I.C.K.S. guidelines.

Get the Latest News.

Get the latest baby wearing news and upcoming events in the area.

About us.

Salford Sling & Meet is a not-for-profit organisation offering a range of slings and baby carriers for parents and carers to hire. The library is run by three mums who are trained Slingababy Consultants to give babywearing advice and support – Samantha, Melinda and Hayley.  A team of lovely local mums have undertaken Peer Support Training with Born to Carry and volunteer to help us out at library sessions.

Samantha is a mum of two Oliver & Eliza, she is also a work at home mum running her own business Crafty Thing, with a passion for textiles and Olli & Elli Babywearing Consultancy.

Melinda is mum to twins Henry and Matilda, she has a love of all things photography, running and babywearing Running her own babywearing consultancy Milly’s Hugs.

Hayley is a mum of 6 children Ryan, Olivia, Harry, Isabella, Madeline and William. Hayley is also a work at home mum running her own business Fiddlebeads Fiddle Necklaces making baby safe and tested babywearing & teething necklaces and All the smalls, baby and beyond babywearing consultancy .

What people say.

“I’m so glad I attended the sling and meet session yesterday, it was my first one, all the ladies were so helpful, friendly and gave good babywearing advice. I have my own slings which I struggle to tie/wear and Sam and Michelle were happy to show me how. There was also a fab collection of slings and wraps available for hire. I will attend again as there are lots of new mums to meet and chat to.”

Kathy-Anne Clark

“The ladies that run the meet are awesome and super helpful. Being able to try things and find what is right for you has been a great help, I look forward to each meet. I know that if I have a question or need help with anything babywearing related, The ladies will help and give me great babywearing advice.”

Sarah Owens

“I went to the meet as a complete novice when it came to baby wearing, I was made to feel so welcome and everyone was absolutely lovely. I would totally recommend for anyone wanting any information at all when it comes to babywearing.”

Alisih Baines

“Very friendly group and the ladies are so knowledgeable on their slings, wraps and carriers. Thanks to their support, I can say I’m proud to babywear.”

Clea Uppiah

Get in touch.

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Visit us on Wednesdays:

SAYF Salford
87-89 Cholmondeley Road
Salford
M6 8PU

Meeting time: 13:00 - 15:00

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