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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

Librarian

Samantha is a trained babywearing consultant and mum of two Oliver & Eliza, also a work at home mum running her own small business with a passion for sewing, making all manner of clothing and accessories for all ages premature to adult, she also offers a range of consultations and workshops for all needs over at Olli & Elli.

Melinda Painter

Melinda Painter

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.

Lucy Low

Lucy Low

Librarian

Lucy is a babywearing peer supporter and mum to Gabriel, she has a love for all things crochet.  She first visited our library when Gabriel was just 6 weeks old, after discovering her love for babywearing it wasn’t too long before she volunteered as a peer supporter, She has been a constant at sling & meet sessions since and joining us as a sling librarian this April, She also works as a Freelance CAD Technician.

Hayley Mulliner

Hayley Mulliner

Librarian

Hayley is a trained babywearing consultant and a mum of 6 children Ryan, Olivia, Harry, Isabella, Madeline & William. Hayley is also a work at home mum running her own business Fiddlebeads Fiddle Necklaces making baby safe and tested babywearing & teething necklaces, bracelets and teething rings.

Sian Rae

Sian Rae

Babywearing Peer Supporter

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 practice pharmacist in the local area and loves that she can give back more. 

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 currently on Maternity from her job at Salford Royal Hospital.

Find Out What We Do.

About Babywearing

Learn more about babywearing.

Find a Sling for You

Learn about the sling types.

Sling Hire

How and where to hire a sling.

Sling Safety

Safety tips and guidelines.

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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