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Australian Babywearing Association Professional Membership

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Why Sign Up

Who is The Professional Membership For?

Our Professional Membership (valued at $1699/year) is designed for professionals who work with infants, young babies, new parents, and caregivers. Our members include babywearing consultants, midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, child health nurses, retailers and baby shop assistants, and community organisations.

Whether you’re new to the idea of baby carriers or you’re already skilled with their uses and benefits, your membership will help you build on your knowledge in a fast growing and developing industry so you can grow your business and help more clients.

Your Professional Membership is an investment in yourself and an important contribution to our ongoing work in raising the standard of babywearing safety and positive outcomes in Australia.

How you can benefit

What’s Included in the Membership?

As a professional member, you’ll get an introductory pack and access a range of benefits to help grow your skills, build on your knowledge, and ensure you can provide the best possible support and service to your clients.

Free Baby Carrier*

Get a free baby carrier (valued at approx $99) shipped to you after signing up to the annual membership program. With your own carrier, you can provide hands-on demos during your consultations.

Directory Profile Listing**

List your business and contact information in our online babywearing directory. Connect with new parents and caregivers in your area and offer 1:1 support.

Community Cards

Get your pack of 10 Community Safety Cards shipped to you after signing up and help promote babywearing safety to parents and caregivers.

Monthly Q&A / Co-Working

Join us once a month as we Zoom together and talk about our training, answer your questions, and connect with fellow industry professionals. These are all recorded for you to come back to at a later time.

Industry Updates

Our strong relationship with a range of brands and organisations means you’ll hear about the latest safety guidelines, events, technology, and new carriers first via regular email updates and monthly calls.

Exclusive Discounts

As a member, you’ll get discounts to all our upcoming courses and events, and be the first to know about new courses as they become available.

Milestone Cards

Celebrate special babywearing moments with your clients and document your journey with a pack of Milestone Cards, shipped to you after signing up.

Social Media Support

Receive our social media pack which provides monthly safety resources and content for your business.

Quarterly Giveaways

Each quarter, all professional members are automatically entered into a giveaway, with the chance to win quality babywearing products from an Australian Company.

Free Masterclasses

Join Kellie or Brooke every quarter for a mastercalss on a certain style of carrier or brand expert advice. A great opportunity to up-skill and find guidance.

Holding Hope Donation

As part of your membership we donate a carrier to Holding Hope on your behalf. This means your membership enables a family in Australia to carry their baby which they may not have been able to do otherwise.
* Free baby carrier is for annual members in their first year only; includes delivery within Australia.
** Directory listing is only open to professional membership who have completed our online or in-person babywearing training.
*** Shoutout is for professional members who have completed the course only.

Common Questions About Our Membership

Yes you can! Just note that your Directory Listing will be available once you have finished the training course in full and completed assessment.

Absolutely! You don’t have to be directly working as a Babywearing Consultant to join our Professional Membership. This Membership is suitable for all perinatal and allied health professionals who work with parents in any capacity during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.

Each month, you’ll get the chance to join live with Brooke and Kellie, as well as other industry professionals. During the calls, we’ll be available to answer any questions you have about our courses or discuss the industry in general. Some members also use these calls for co-working as we chat. The group call will be hosted live on Zoom, with a recording available for anyone who can’t make it live or would like to rewatch the call.

We have partnerships with Australian-owned businesses so that we can offer a variety of ring slings and stretchy wraps to our members. After you purchase your annual membership, you’re welcome to contact us and request your preferred carrier style or ask about what options we have in stock.

The free baby carrier is only offered to our annual members who pay for the 12-months in full upfront, so if you’d like to add a baby carrier to your collection, please choose the annual subscription.

After you join, we’ll send you an email with all your included resources, including links to download your Social Media Pack.

If you’d like to claim your directory listing, you must first complete the full online course or our approved Bridging Course and subsequent assessment .The consultant directory is only open to qualified babywearing professionals so that parents and caregivers can feel confident they’ll get a safe and supported experience with each consultant in the list.

Ready to Join?

Join today and get access to all of this and more!
Industry and regulation updates - Never feel left in the dark
Techniques and tips - Train with the latest and safest tips
Private community - Network and learn with like minded professionals
Directory - Help more clients find your services online
Total value $1699/year

Scholarship Application

Are you facing financial, regional, or circumstantial hardships, or from a marginalised community? If so, we encourage you to apply for our scholarship program.

Click below and fill in your details to apply. We’ll be in touch in 5 business days to let you know if your application has been successful.

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