Although toddlers are considered small when compared to say a baby elephant, if you end up having to carry one when their legs inexplicably stop working it can be hard to believe they don’t in fact weigh the same as a baby elephant. Switching a child between piggy backs, riding your shoulders and balancing on your hips is enough to make you feel like you are performing a workout whilst traditional child carriers can be bulky, hot and difficult to load and unload your child into.
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Shabs’s first taste of motherhood included an emergency caesarean, struggling with the inability to breastfeed and developing postnatal depression, topped off with the issues of leaving the flat carrying a baby, pushchair and bags down the stairs with her caesarean stitches, she decided to take things into her own hands by fashioning her very own baby wrap. Shabs believes this helped her to finally feel the bond that she didn’t realise she was lacking due the trauma of the first few weeks, and the combination of skin-to-skin contact and seeing her baby asl
The first Solly Baby wrap was created in 2011 when Elle Rowley took to making her own wrap after the birth of her second child, Solomon. This is where the name Solly Baby comes from. She found existing carriers painful and unattractive, and wanted to create something comfortable and stylish to wear. Solly Baby believes closeness is what matters, and that the power of touch provides a strength and comfort whilst encouraging bonding by experiencing life together.
My nephew is a stereotypical five year old. His mum and I were participating in a firewalk (yes, we are badass, but let’s try to focus on the child carrier here). He was excited to watch his mummy burn the dead skin off her feet, but when it came to making the 20 minute trip from their house to the event, he decided his legs didn’t work. The Piggyback Rider SCOUT toddler carrier could have been just the thing needed at that moment.
As many of you will already know a tiny new human will result in an entire house worth of new products to help them to stay alive, one of those essential space invaders is the car seat, it will basically live in your car for years providing you with the perfect excuse to avoid being the designated driver. This all goes to pot however when your child needs to travel in a different car, carpooling, taxis, babysitters and travelling on holiday all seems like a good idea until you realise, they don’t supply car seats.
When you have a new baby you will be amazed at the skills you acquire, including being able to do anything from making a cup of tea to preparing a baby bottle with just one hand, using a baby carrier is an option to free up both hands, making life a little easier and keeping baby snug and close at the same time.
Ewan has had a smart upgrade and comes equipped with the MoonMode smartCRY sensor, this means Ewan will learn your baby's cry and automatically switches on activate and helps to resettle them back to sleep. It will listen for up to four hours every time your baby cries and has four soothing sounds: real womb recordings, vacuum cleaner, rainfall and harp melody - all combined with resting heartbeat to calm and reassure your baby or toddler.