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    Babywearing Fair – All about Slings and Carriers
    Following on from two successful conferences in previous years, Babywearing Ireland are organising their first babywearing fair, “Wearing a Hug".

    Babywearing Ireland is a nationwide not for profit organisation with an aim to promote safe babywearing and equip parents to make informed choices about carriers or slings.

    The week commencing 8 October marks International Babywearing week with events being organised all over the world – the “Wearing a Hug“ fair will be one of those.

    The fair will be held on 7 October in Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig.

    Entrance is only € 3 per family.
    Some of the events at the fair include:
    * trade and information stalls
    * talks by parents and health professionals
    * a babywearing fashion show
    * babywearing demonstrations
    * workshops
    * a raffle
    * activities for children

    At the fair, Babywearing Ireland are hoping to unveil a special edition woven wrap with an exclusive "Wearing a Hug“ design and there are other suprises in store.

    More information, including a list of stalls and an update on planned events, can be found on … 6560267773.

    Babywearing Ireland is very much looking forward to this event and to welcoming many parents, parents to be and anyone else interested in babywearing at the fair.

    For more, please contact Ina Doyle at or 0877409417


    The final countdown to the fair has officially started. There’ll be loads of coming and going and toing and froing and panicking in the background over the next few days!

    Come on over and like our Fair page to stay up to date on developments and be in with a chance to win something! … 6560267773

    2.15 Talk: The Fourth Trimester
    3.15 Sling Fashion Show with Babywearing Q&A
    4.00 Talk: Babywearing with SPD
    4.15 Talk: Babywearing and Breastfeeding
    4.30 1st Raffle Draw
    5.00 Workshops: Ring Sling, Mei Tai, Woven Wrap
    5.30 Workshops: Soft Structured Carriers, Stretchy Wrap
    6.00 2nd Raffle Draw

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