Are you slinging comfortably? Then we’ll begin…

There’s no doubt about it, comfort is essential to carrying. This simple but obvious point was underlined by a host of responses to a recent MBS Facebook post on the subject of back pain. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this topic struck a chord with many and people’s experiences were very varied, ranging from those who were...

Getting out and about with a new baby

Earlier this autumn, I explained about some research that I’ve been doing around sling use. Over the coming weeks and months, I’ll be sharing some of the research here on the MBS blog, as well as writing it up for academic articles in the hope that it will be interesting and helpful for some of...

Bringing slings to a wider audience

Hi again everyone. Six months seem to have elapsed since I wrote the last blog post and I can only apologise and say that life got in the way! Good news though: part of the reason for my silence during this time has been that I’ve been busy writing up the first academic article...

Baby on Board

A new research project on sling use – a big ‘thank you’ and a ‘watch this space’… Hi everyone, I’m Beccy Whittle and I’m one of the peer supporters at MBS. Today, I’d like to take the opportunity to tell you a bit more about a rather special project that I’m working on at...