Baby Blog

Tula standard or toddler Carrier

Tula slings are very popular and with good reason! Tulas are extremely comfortable for both the wearer and baby, and we'd love to see the gorgeous patterns don't influence our decision but.........they do! Tulas come in two different sizes, standard Tula and toddler Tula, so what is the difference and which one is right for...
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Feeling hot in the heat?? Which sling is breathable??

In the last 2 weeks I have had more emails and calls about breathable slings than I have in the past 8  years!!! It must be this unprecedented weather! So what sling is breathable, does allow air to circulate to baby, isn't too hot for the wearer etc etc...!  and which would I recommend for people...
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All weather carriers

You might be hearing a bit of a buzz about all weather/ season baby carriers/slings. And you might be wondering what does it mean exactly. Well quite simply there are a few carriers new to the market this year that can be adapted depending on whether you are carrying inside or outside the home. And...
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New winter Frugi has arrived!

Frugi new season is upon us!   For those of you not familiar with the Frugi brand we came across it 9 years ago when our daughter was diagnosed with Eczema.  We were advised to use Organic cotton clothing as much as possible.  Organic Cottton is so much better for your baby's skin; it's softer, has...
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How should my baby be positioned in a sling?

We love having parents come out and try on the slings and carriers we stock on HipBaby. Customers come with an idea of one type of sling and then after trying on a few they end up with a completely different type! Regardless of which sling you choose the most important thing to get right is...
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Benefits of a Stretchy wrap

We do love our stretchy wraps here at HipBaby HQ and carried our little babies in the Kari Me sling.  Here are some of the questions we often get asked about Stretchy wraps! What is a Stretchy Wrap? A stretchy wrap is a long piece of material (typically 5metres) usually made from 95%  brushed/ combed...
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Tula Slings/ Carriers

You may have noticed that we have started to introduce a few new ranges onto www.hipbaby.ie and one of these that is proving very popular is the fantastic Tula Baby Carrier (sling).   We absolutely love this sling as not only is it super comfy for Mama and Baba BUT it is sooo cool!!!  The designs are so...
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Summer Travel!

Summer holidays and day trips are on the HipBaby family agenda!  It is hard to know what you need when travelling with little people so here is our rough guide! Travel tips Keep it simple - don't over pack. If needs be you can always give clothes a quick rinse once you are there.  (For day trips...
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