At Wrap a hug, you will always be welcomed with a smile and find truly passionate people here to empower you and support you the best they can. The service is open to all and can be provided in English, Italian and French!
Babywearing Consultant, School of Babywearing
CPD in Wrapping for Educators, School of Babywearing
CPD in Carrying in Special Circumstances, School of Babywearing
Mother Supporter for Breastfeeding, Association of Breastfeeding Mothers (trainee)
The sling library is ran on various site across Tower Hamlets and Hackney (Bethnal Green, Poplar, Clapton and Stoke Newington). Please get in touch for dates and locations.
You can book a 10, 20 or 40mins appointment depending on your needs. You can come with your own sling/s for a fitting or teach you how to use it/them or come and try slings on.
Whatever your need, we adapt the appointment to make sure your requirements are met.
You can hire the slings for various lengths of time to suit your needs.
We always include follow-up support to make sure you make the most of your sling.
COST : £5-£15
Private consultations are 1-0-1 consultations held at your home, at Wrap a Hug HQ in Bethnal Green, or online depending on your needs and preferences.
They are booked for a minimum of 1h in most cases, but you can also book less time if you don't need the full hour.
All consultations include 1-2 slings hire.
The consultant will come to your home and bring slings for you to try on and/or work with the slings you already have.
All consultations are tailored-made for you (and your partner).
COST : £15-£50
Workshops can be organised upon request if you have friends who would like to learn about a particular type of sling (e.g., woven wraps) or want an introduction to babywearing (e.g., while expecting or with newborns).
Workshops dates are advertised on our website and Facebook page and you can sign up to join.
They are held in Bethnal Green at Wrap a Hug HQ.
COST : from £15
'What a fantastic service! Mel is friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about babywearing. I went to Mel when I started using a woven wrap after mostly carrying my little one in an Ergo. Now we back and front carry with ease. Thanks Mel!'
'Mel is amazing and very knowledgeable about anything baby wearing ,she's also very passionate about what she does. I went to her workshop and we also had a home session and I've learned a lot from her and her sling library is the best she got everything to offer '