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Adventures in Toddler Carrying - why using a carrier beyond babyhood is a good thing.

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Adventures in Toddler Carrying - why using a carrier beyond babyhood is a good thing.

Most parents who have experienced life with children under five will tell you that something quick, comfy and supportive that offers them the means to carry a tired little one at the end of a long day out, whilst travelling across busy cities or in airports, in the midst of energetic crowds at theme parks or festivals can be a game-changer!

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Action Baby Carriers UK Supports 'Down Syndrome Day' and 'Changing the Face of Beauty'.

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Action Baby Carriers UK Supports 'Down Syndrome Day' and 'Changing the Face of Beauty'.

We'd like to introduce you to Laurie, one of our UK models for Action Baby Carriers.     His mum, Katie, and dad, Jim have been wearing him in a sling since he was born.  They love their Action Baby Carrier and we were delighted when they agreed to take part in our Autumn photoshoot.  Katie shared with us why she feels including models with Down Syndrome is so important:  "I love the pictures of Laurie and me, showing the close bond between us.  With the new test for Down's Syndrome being approved by the NHS recently, I think it's...

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Instructions for using your Action Baby Carrier Safely

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Instructions for using your Action Baby Carrier Safely

Safety is of paramount importance for our company (Kangaroo Care UK LTD) and the manufacturers AGCC Inc.  Action Baby Carriers conform to the EN standard for soft baby carriers and to the relevant US standards.  Our carriers all come with the following instructions and safety warnings in a printed booklet inside your carrier packaging. For further information about safe babywearing visit our comprehensive guide to safety when using your Action Baby Carrier: 'Safety and Fitting Information'    In addition to following the manufacturer instructions we recommend following the TICKS guidelines for Safe Babywearing and we recommend visiting your local sling library or...

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How to Visit a Grandparent Trapped by a Flood? - Easy as ABC!

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How to Visit a Grandparent Trapped by a Flood? - Easy as ABC!

Sometimes you need to deliver essential groceries to your parents in the middle of a flooded village whilst also carrying your baby, other times you just need free hands to deliver an urgently needed cup of tea to another overworked mum!  Libby tells us about living #FamilyLifeUnlimited with her #ActionBabyCarrier (and getting Dad in on the action too!): "I just love my Action baby Carrier. Over 4 years and two babies it has proved to be the most useful bit of baby kit I have bought - unlike the totally pointless womb music cd and the overly engineered nappy disposal...

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Where to learn more about using a baby carrier safely in the UK

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Where to learn more about using a baby carrier safely in the UK

When we carry our babies we want to be sure they are safe and that how we carry them supports their physical, social and cognitive development without putting them at risk. There are lots of great resources in the UK to help you enjoy carrying your baby safely. Action Baby Carriers are designed to be safe and easy to use. They come with clear instructions and before long you feel confident carrying your baby or child and enjoying time together.  Whenever you use a baby carrier you should follow TICKS. [click to view larger] TICKS used with permission of the UK Sling Consortium....

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