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Baby Carrying Peer Supporter Course

  • Ended
  • 100 British pounds
  • Bucksburn, Postcode to be sent via email

Service Description

Peer Supporter Training Courses As part of the Born to Carry recognised course providers, we offer Peer Support courses in Aberdeen and North East Scotland. Close and Calm Limited Born to Carry Peer Supporter Course Overview: The Benefits of Carrying Your Child Close and Skin to Skin: Covering Bonding and Brief history. Safety: Including Safety vs Optimum Positioning. T.I.C.K.S. Guidelines: What are they and why are they important. How to carry a child safely, paying particular attention to airways, risks of overheating, positioning, hips and spine. Safety in common circumstances, e.g. feeding, when cold. Inviting Inclusivity Discussing Baby Box, the normalisation of carrying - carrying becoming mainstream and how we must ensure it is not exclusive. Refer to Carriers without Barriers (free long term hire) The Role of Peer Supporter Boundaries and Limitations. When to refer on to Consultants / Healthcare Professionals. Insurance. Practical Demonstration of the Most Common Carrier Types: One Method will be fully explored and taught, the rest will be demonstrated and discussed. Stretchy Wrap (including one way) Woven Wrap Buckle Carriers Ring Slings Meh Dais Communication and Demonstration Skills Covering confidence, clarity, and ensuring speech is encouraging / not accidentally judgemental /assumptive. Courses cost £100 per person -. Please get in touch if you'd like to know more:​ Please Note, this is a Peer Supporter Course, not a Consultancy Course, and as such does not cover advanced techniques such as back carrying. It would suit those who love carrying and would like to feel more confident at helping other parents safely, those helping at Sling Libraries, Doulas, Midwives, Nurses, Antenatal / Postnatal Teachers. This course consists of two sessions 10-2 on Tuesday 21st and Wed 22nd June and both days must be attended, and a short follow up assignment is needed to complete the course. Your place is not confirmed until the deposit (£40) has been received. This is non-refundable. The remainder is due two weeks before which is the 5th June. You are also welcome to pay the full balance (£100 total) at the time of booking. Cancellation Policy. If the course is cancelled by the provider either due to sickness or lack of numbers you will receive a full refund. If you as a participant are to cancel at all, the deposit is non refundable, and the remaining £60 can only be returned if your place is filled by another.

Contact Details


All appointments are held in Bucksburn. Address will be emailed. It is not 31 Hawkhill, Dundee DD1 5DH, UK

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