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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Customer Safety

This product has been lovingly created to support women to have physiologic birth in which ever setting they chose to birth in. Please note that using "The Birth Sling" as a birthing aid is done so at the risk of the user. We take no responsibility for birthing outcomes or injury that may occur. We advise that The Birth Sling should not be used as a swing and that the persons full weight should not leave the ground.

Contraindications for use of The Birth Slings

  • Ruptured membranes without engagement of fetal head

  • Unstable blood pressure, balance and/or mentation 

  • Any condition requiring bedrest

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It is recommended that anyone using The Birth Sling must:

  • Have a steady gait 

  • able to call for assistance if needed 

  • Be able to support themselves without assistance 

FAQ’s:

 

  • What is the load bearing capacity? – 200kg. 

  • How do I hang The Birth Sling?  The Birth Sling comes with two hanging options.

    1. The door anchor – which can be used with most standard doors.

    2. The beam or Branch anchor – This allows you to hang The Birth Sling over any exposed beam, through a ceiling mount (sold separately)  or over a sturdy tree branch for those that would like to labour outside. 

  • What is The Birth Sling made out of ? Nylon Tricot fabric

Washing:

 

  • The Birth Sling is recommended to be washed in low-temperature machine or hand wash using modern laundry detergents (i.e. Ecolab Flexylite & Advacare or equivalent) that are able to produce hygienically clean laundry without the presence of chlorine bleach. Using a laundry bag is also recommended to ensure the hardware doesn’t become tangled and/or damaged.

  • The Birth Sling should be air dried. 

  • Birth slings that are grossly contaminated with blood or bodily fluids should be discarded and considered biohazard waste regardless of persons infectious status. Grossly contaminated: saturated, dripping, caked with blood or bodily fluid, has the potential to release blood or other potentially infectious materials if compressed, or can flake off during handling. 

Shipping Policy

We are a small family owned and operated business. Orders will be packed and shipped ASAP however please have realistic expectations of shipping times for a small business. If you are purchasing The Birth Sling for your upcoming birth please order to allow as much time as possible... we so want The Birth Sling to arrive before the baby does ;-P

 

AUSTRALIA WIDE: FLAT RATE $15 STANDARD SHIPPING.

Return & Exchange Policy

Due to the nature and use of this product we cannot accept returns. However if you are not completely satisfied with the product or there is a fault please get in touch within 5 days of receiving the product so we can rectify the problem for you.

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