The first European Babywearing Conference took place at the City Hall in Bristol on Saturday the 6 and Sunday the 7th of July 2013. The conference aims were:
- To provide continuing education and networking opportunities for parents and professionals interested in babywearing
- To promote safe, comfortable babywearing to parents, health and parenting professionals
- To promote babywearing businesses and their products and services
Parents, pregnant mums, health care professionals, birth professionals, grandparents, siblings – anyone with an interest in the benefits of babywearing was welcome. There was a babywearing exhibition hall packed full of slings and accessories. See the list of exhibitors.