+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    brisbane
    Posts
    310
    Thanks
    322
    Thanked
    113
    Reviews
    1

    Default Which Sling?

    Hi, I currently have a bubba moe sling and I love it! it's pretty much the only way anything every gets done around my house, DD2 is almost 11 weeks and 5.5kg and it's starting to put a real strain on my back, is there anything else similar that would be easier on my back? Thanks

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Sunshine North
    Posts
    859
    Thanks
    64
    Thanked
    223
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I agree with the wrap suggestion. I am a bit of an addict though.

    There is another forum that I hope I can mention called Kanga Collective, which has just started for Australian babywearers that has a buy and sell section, and the lovely (mostly) ladies there will be able to give you great suggestions.

    My personal preference for a starter wrap (based on my limited experience) would be a BB Slen wrap (which was my first wrap). They are wider than some wraps which make them forgiving for new wrappers, and come in a good range of colors. They are also quite airy but also really cushy and soft straight out of the box so they are really comfortable. I bought mine from Tinoki in Melbourne (online) and it was around $80 or $90 brand new, but you could buy one cheaper used.

    Used wraps are also good as they are generally broken in for you - they can be a bit stiff and crunchy sometimes.

    Probably a bit TMI, but I love babywearing

    ETA that I mean there are mostly ladies on the Kanga Collective forum, not that they are mostly lovely

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to happygrl For This Useful Post:

    jemmajam  (31-12-2011)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    brisbane
    Posts
    310
    Thanks
    322
    Thanked
    113
    Reviews
    1
    Ok thank you for the advice much appreciated I'll have a look at kanga collective

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    22,963
    Thanks
    6,257
    Thanked
    17,161
    Reviews
    10
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Bubhub Blogger - Thanks100 Posts in a week
    What about a mei tai? now your bubba is getting some neck control this would be a good one

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to delirium For This Useful Post:

    jemmajam  (31-12-2011)

  7. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    brisbane
    Posts
    310
    Thanks
    322
    Thanked
    113
    Reviews
    1
    Oh I like the look of the mei tai, do you have one is it comfy to wear over long periods?


 

Similar Threads

  1. Which sling is better?
    By Tses in forum Product Recommendations & Questions
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 21-07-2012, 20:40
  2. I want to sling my sling! grrrrrr!
    By onedayatatime in forum Natural / Attachment Parenting
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 23-02-2012, 13:17
  3. Best sling to buy?
    By davally in forum Product Recommendations & Questions
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 20-12-2011, 13:00

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Carmel's Beauty Secrets
7 Day Nail Growth Boosting Method Carmel's Beauty Secrets
The Nail Growth Boosting Method, will help transform your nails in just 7 days. You will also notice a big difference in their strength. It's so easy and only needs to be performed once a month.
Get your Nail Growth Boosting Method at the link below.
featured supporter
Carmels Beauty Secrets
An online beauty and wellness site which offers simple and effective time saving methods and tips which help you look younger for longer.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!