Hold Me Close Consultancy was founded by Hannah, mum of 5 girls and the love of keeping them close to her heart.

We would like to empower parents and carers with advice and support to carry their children from baby to preschooler. We offer free advice at our sling meets and provide private consultations in the comfort of your own home for more extensive and in-depth support.

COVID-19 Update: During the lockdown of the Covid-19 Pandemic I am unfortunately unable to provide face-to-face services. Please get in touch if you are in need of help and we can arrange an online consultation.

Mid afternoon during a Chessington queue "Can I go on your front, Mummy?" ❤️ Sure! Second picture about 10 mins later... 😴 It was quite a while since I carried her on the front like that, so I'm feeling it this evening! My muscles weren't used to it anymore. Loved it though!

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Just finished a course in "Infection Prevention and Control in Health and Social Care" via EduCare via my membership of ACESL. ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago  ·  

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COVID SECURE sling meet and library

We are doing our best to be a Covid secure setting.

These are the measures we have put into place, so we can continue to help and support parents and carers during this time.

👐 Washing hands before handling slings/carriers.

💦 Isolating and/or washing slings in between uses and hires.

☀️ Working outside under gazebo for sling meet appointments, please book on lend.eastkentslings.co.uk/events

💻 Offering online support for those who are shielding or who would rather stay home

📝 Gathering as much information about the type or sling or carrier you would like before we meet to limit the amount of trying on. tinyurl.com/slingmeet

2️⃣ Keeping the two metres distance.

🚫 We will suspend all services if anyone in our household has any symptoms.
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5 months ago  ·  

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Virtual conference on a Friday morning 🙂
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#phbabywearingATM 🤎
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Carrying Human Babies - Our Evolutional Heritage by Dr Bernadett Berecz from Beli Buba Babywearing School Hungary and IBCICC ♥️

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5 months ago  ·  

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What 3 things would you like your clients to feel when they access your services.

1. I would like you to feel welcome. I am here to help anyone who wants to carry a little one, or a bigger one, your own or someone else's child. Doesn't matter what you look like, which football club you support, or whether you like Belgian chocolate or not 😉 When you come to me, I know it is out of a need/desire to carry and respond to your and the little one's needs.

2. I would like to give you space, to listen to your story, to find out why you want to carry and together we can find the right solution for you and your family.

3. I would like you to feel supported, in your choices, in your way of carrying, so that you are confident to carry your little one by yourself when you are home. And I would like you to feel safe that if you do feel unsure about something, that you know that I am just on the other end of the phone or email to ask questions.

What would you like to feel when you access my services?
#youmatter

#holdmecloseconsultancy #eastkentslings #wearallthebabies #wearallthetoddlers #keepcalmandstaysnug #babywearing #slings #carriers #slinglibrary #AshfordKent #kentbabywearing #carryingconsultant #carryingmatters #carryingbuildsattachment #parenting #babywearingmum #babywearingdad #fourthtrimester #attachmentbuildsbrains
#buildahappybrain #carryingisnormal #brilliantbabywearingbusiness
#weallslingtogether #aceslofficial
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5 months ago  ·  

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