Meet the Sling & Meet team.

Meet our Consultants, Peer Supporters & Volunteers, who aim to help and assist families and individuals in need.

Our Team

Samantha Groves

Samantha Groves

Babywearing Consultant & Librarian

Samantha is a trained babywearing consultant and mum of two Oliver & Eliza, also a work at home mum, working alongside her husband Jason on their graphic and web design business Nettl of Bury, She is the maker behind all our sewn and knitted accessories for the library and she also offers a range of consultations and workshops for all needs.

Sian Rae

Sian Rae

Babywearing Peer Supporter & Librarian

Siân is mum of one to Megan, she has been coming to sling meet since Megan was just a few weeks old first using a JPMBB stretchy wrap, then moving onto a woven wrap which she quickly fell in love with.  Siân has been a constant at sling meets even arranging her work shifts around Wednesday meet day to enable her to keep helping others on their journey.  Siân is a prescribing pharmacist in the local area and loves that she can give back more to her community. 

Melinda Painter

Melinda Painter

Babywearing Consultant & Librarian

Melinda is a trained babywearing consultant and mum to twins Henry & Matilda, she has a love of all things photography, running and babywearing, also runs her own small business creating babywearing keepsakes, also offering a range of consultations and workshops at Milly’s Hugs.

Anne Pickup

Anne Pickup

Babywearing Peer Supporter

Anne is a mum of two, Kian and Tanwen. Anne came along to her first sling meet when she was still pregnant with Kian and has been coming along ever since, Joining our support team she has been a constant over the years helping others. Anne is HDU Nurse at Salford Royal Hospital.

Where to find us.

Swinton

The Funhouse
Little Moss Lane
Swinton
M27 6HA
Wednesdays 12-2.30pm

Walkden

The Dispensary
Unit 106, Ellesmere Centre,
Walkden,
M28 3ZH
Alternate Fridays 10-12pm

 

 

 

Bury

Newtons of Bury
151 The Rock, 
Bury
BL9 0ND
Alternate Fridays 12-2pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salford

The Vine Cafe
327 Bolton Rd
Salford
M6 7GU
First Saturday of each month 2-4pm