Nurture Sling

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Sizing

Sizing is very important as the sling is made to fit snugly so that your baby is carried close to you and you both remain comfortable.
Please see our instructions page and also tips and care for further carrying details.

Helen

Founder

Using Our Chart

Use our chart as a guide only. When making an order, note that the most accurate measurement is shoulder across to hip. 

This chart is useful, however, due to differences in body shapes and sizes we might not be able categorize you into only one size. Our size chart details might not always match yours completely. 

Men generally have wider chests and shoulders (needing a bigger sling) even though they might fit the smaller size in both weight and height.

Size Chart

Nurture Sling Sizes  Body type and build  Shoulder to opposite hip  Weight & height  Fitted T-shirt size
Extra Small  Short and slim very petite  -55 cm  45-52 kg 
-162 cm 
XS 6-8 
Small  Small to average frame  55-61 cm  50-59 kg 
160-168 cm 
S 8-10 
Medium  Average build and slim men  62-66 cm  58-69 kg 
165 -177 cm 
M 12-14 
Large  Fuller build and most men  67-72 cm  70-85kg 
173-182 cm 
L 16-18 
Extra Large  Plus size and tall men/ broad shouldered  73-78 cm  85 kg+ 
182cm+ 
XL 20+ 

Note: We are always more than happy to exchange your sling for another size if it does not fit correctly when purchased. If you are unsure between ordering an Extra Small (XS) or Small, please order the Small as we can’t always re-sell an XS sling if it does not fit you. A Small we can re-sell or make smaller to an XS if need be. 

See Contact Us page for address and exchange details. 

Babywearing

Babywearing is an ancient practice that was regularly practiced in the Western World until the 1900s, and is still practiced regularly in many cultures worldwide. It’s a wonderfully intimate bonding experience, that helps your little one feel safe and secure as they start to learn about the world around them in a comfortable way.

They love being able to feel your warmth and hear your heartbeat, instead of being in a pram and wondering where mummy has gone!

research study in the journal Pediatrics found that babywearing reduced crying and fussing by up to 51% in the first three months of life. The researchers suggest that the lack of babywearing in our society may lead to higher levels of colic and crying. Being up close cuddling to their parent helps babies to feel safe and comfortable as they get used to their new environment.

Parents who are carrying their baby are more aware of a baby’s signals than if the baby was in a pram, and they also have their hands free so that they can do their daily activities. Babywearing has even been linked to better digestion among babies, and decreased post-natal depression among mothers.

Your baby will also be able to see a lot more of the world than if they were in a pram, so it’s great for brain development.

Best of all, it’s an amazing bonding experience that parents and bubs both love!

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