Just something different from what's already been suggested...
I'm a big girl - wide shoulders... And ... Well - let's face it... just fat! I tried several carriers with dd and could wear none as they weren't big enough to cater for my expanded frame. So I gave up!
Now that I'm preg with #2 I freaked out as I don't want to get another pram (my Beema doesn't have a 2nd seat option) so thought of again going down the path of a carrier for new bub.
I was lucky enough to be selected to trial a product from safe n sound
(http://www.britax.com.au/safe-n-sound/baby-carrier-7) and whilst I've never had a baby in it - I did trial dd and LOVED it! Dd was actually pretty happy in it too.
It's something that I'd highly recommend for larger ladies as it has really good support across the back, and the belt around the waste/hips is quite expandable. I now can't wait till bub gets here do I can try him out in it!!
I personally like to use a pram as well, I don't always baby wear, it depends on where we are going, what we are doing and for how long. I took DS2 with me the other day while clothes shopping, so the pram was great to have while I tried clothes on. Sometimes if we are out all day I will swap between pram and carrier. He enjoys sitting up in the pram...if he gets cranky/upset I just pop him straight in the carrier.
I use carriers majority of the time prior to 6ish months as opposed to pram, because I think prams used too much at a young age can overwhelm babies by exposing them to too much external stimuli. The younger the babe, the more they need their caregivers comfort and presence, IMO.
I spent a fortune on wraps, slings and carriers but my monkey wanted only to be in my arms and nothing else. My brother bought 4 different styles before he found one my nephew would tolerate. All of them were from newborn to toddler, or even older child.
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