Our Newcastle Slingmeet at Captain Teds  in Gosforth is our busiest meet, so if you need help, it’s best to get there early! We don’t charge for our service but Captain teds have an admission charge.

The Blaydon sling meet and library session is run on the first Friday of each month at The Castle soft play centre on Stella Road between Blaydon and Ryton. Parenting North East are there from 12:30 until 2pm to help with advice on carrying your baby as well as fitting and hiring baby carriers from… Continue reading Blaydon Slingmeet and Library Session

We brave the elements to bring all the parenting support right to you. In a vibrant atmosphere you can come along, stroke anything you like, have a chat with us, ask us alll the questions, get a little help if you want it, test drive a sling round the market (we’ll watch your buggy for… Continue reading Parenting North East does Tynemouth Market

Durham Dales sling library – catterick sling meet. Meet a the Brewers Fayre in Catterick Garrison. Food and drinks available from the bar, we have a function room reserved so the space is great for kids, if you’ve got older ones please feel free to bring toys https://www.facebook.com/SouthDurhamSlingLibrary

Our Gateshead meet is at the Nest in Low Fell, a family friendly cafe. For august only the library is closed, BUT WE’RE going to the Nest anyway, come along and show off your slings, eat cake with us, drink coffee, talk to us about parenting, about slings in a relaxed setting.  

Our popular back carrying workshop is now bi-monthly. Always popular and often sells out, so if this is for you book early to avoid disappointment. In this class you will: Learn the safety considerations when back carrying; Learn different methods of getting baby on your back; Learn which carriers are best suited to back carrying;… Continue reading Back by popular demand

Pregnant? Want a chilled out evening to find out more about slings and things? Want to find your tribe before baby gets here, so your support network is in place? Want impartial support from a range of practitioners on subjects such as place of birth choices, feeding, coping with a newborn, cloth nappies and more?… Continue reading Pregnancy Social