Prebookable Sling Clinic

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Admission / entry price options

£15 per family

Half hour slots for two families at a time

Space for 6 in the 1.5 hours.

Date(s) takes place

Every other Monday afternoon

Venue

The Snug, 71 Leadmill Road, Sheffield, S1 4SE

Organiser: about

This session is consultant led, usually by Rosie, the lead consultant. All our consultants are fully trained and insured, with a lot of experience.

Organiser: contact details

info@sheffieldslingsurgery.co.uk 

Prebookable Sling Clinic

About / description

Our pre-bookable Sling Clinics are small group settings of no more than six families, with consultant support. They run every other Monday afternoon from 1-2.30pm, with half hour slots for two families at a time.

We limit this to six families. This ensures we have enough time and attention to be able to concentrate on each member of the clinic in some depth and ensure everyone leaves with a smile!
If you have a special situation or a child with extra needs please check with us if this clinic is suitable or if a 1-2-1 would be better. 
We can help you to get started with slings if you have never used one before, making suggestions about what might suit your needs best
We can show you some different types of slings and help you try them on
We can help you make the most of your current carrier, help you use it more comfortably and troubleshoot any problems
The whole Surgery library will be available for hire as usual and the Sling Spot shop range is available for purchase next door.
Please note we do not teach back carries with a woven here, but in specific workshops.


Objectives

To help you and your family get the help you need with baby slings and carriers in a more private, quieter space than the busy library drop ins.

Parking / transport

There is on street parking £1/hr, £5 per day There is half an hour free parking at the Q park. We are very close to the train station, the bus interchange and the Granville Road tram stop.

Additional information

Slings can be hired from the sling clinics. This is a fixed price of £5 per sling for a week’s hire (£15 per month) when paid on time or in advance. The daily rate is £1/day (so keeping up to date is cheaper and easier for us!) We will ask you to fill in a hire form with your details and read the terms and conditions when hiring. You will get an email from us after your hire (please check junk folders!), and our videos page has lots of helpful links.

FAQs

FAQ: I have never used a sling before, can I come to this clinic? Absolutely! We will get you started! . . . I have a disabled child, can I come? Possibly, yes but please email us first to discuss, a 1-2-1 may be more appropriate. . . I have anxiety/don't like loud groups/have a child who doesn't like busy spaces, can I come? Yes, this is quieter than the busy library drop ins. If you want an even more private space we offer 1-2-1 consults. . . Can I bring my own sling for some help? Of course you can! . . Can I hire a sling to practice with at home? Yes, we have an extensive collection. . . Can I buy a sling from the clinic? Yes, the Sling Spot shop is next door. . . Is there parking nearby? Yes, there is plenty of on street parking and the Q park is just round the corner by the train station. There is good public transport too. . . I need to cancel my slot, what do I do? Get in touch with us (info@sheffieldslingsurgery.co.uk). . . Is my ticket transferable? Please contact us in advance if you are unable to attend the class and would like to pass the ticket to a friend. . .