Welcome to International Baby Wearing Week

Sunday 29 September 2019

We’re celebrating International Baby Wearing Week at Cheeky Rascals. This year’s theme is “Continuing the tradition” so we are looking at all the fantastic ways that baby wearing can help new parents to bond with their baby and keep families involved in their community, and why we believe it is so important to keep the […]

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Breastfeeding in a Baby Wrap

Friday 02 March 2018

Can you breastfeed in your wrap or carrier? It’s a good question, and whilst many carriers advertise a ‘breastfeeding’ position, how practical or even possible is it to get completely mobile whilst breastfeeding? The answer, as with so many parenting questions, is “it depends”. So, what does it depend on? Emily Williamson, experienced Carrying Consultant […]

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Natural Carrying Positioning

Friday 05 May 2017

The easiest and most comfortable ways to carry a baby are usually the ways that are most similar to the way that you would naturally hold them against your body in your arms. This is because your body will naturally try to hold the weight in the way that puts least pressure on your posture […]

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Not sure about babywearing?

Monday 23 February 2015

What is babywearing? Simply put, it’s carrying your child, from birth to toddler/pre-school age, in a wrap, sling or carrier. There are so many benefits to carrying your baby in this way and so many different carrying options, it can be incredibly confusing for parents – something we often hear at babyshows.   That’s why we run […]

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The Cheeky Guide to Babywearing

Thursday 19 June 2014

Babywearing may be the current buzzword for it but we all know that carrying babies in a sling or wrap of some sort has been around for thousands of years. What hasn’t changed is just how convenient carriers can be: having a cup of tea, checking emails or simply going for a walk is easier […]

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Keep Calm and Carry Your Baby

Wednesday 14 May 2014

When there is a demanding little person to look after, the simplest of tasks can seem impossible – having a shower, going food shopping, simply getting out of the house – can all seem a Herculean task. But there are ways that we can make our lives easier. Babywearing aka carrying your baby in a […]

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