+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 17 of 17
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    158
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    30
    Reviews
    0
    I have used both. Bjorn Miracle is great when bubs was young and I still sometimes use it when she is clingy. The miracle is good on the back too. The ergo is HOT for both bub and I, great for back carrying. It really is personal preference. Borrow a baby and go to the shop if your belly isn't too big or get hubby to try.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    2,478
    Thanks
    179
    Thanked
    784
    Reviews
    8
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I highly discourage a baby bjorn. I bought the active with lumbar support and it hurt my back and they are also no good for bubs hips. I sold it and we now use a manduca.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    681
    Thanks
    22
    Thanked
    188
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Thanks ladies. I was pretty much planning on getting the ergo. Are there different types? Is the newborn insert sold separately? Would you recommend buying new or is secondhand ok? I'll have to try one out in the shops but is it easy to use? I had a sling and couldn't get that to work for me.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Posts
    2,478
    Thanks
    179
    Thanked
    784
    Reviews
    8
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Just be careful if you decide to go secondhand...there are a lot of fakes out there unfortunately...

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Posts
    3,220
    Thanks
    1,254
    Thanked
    1,085
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I didn't use the newborn insert as it was a bit too snug n bub didn't like how she had to sit in it with her legs crossed so i just used the cusion that comes with the insert and that made her sit higher with her legs around me. They are bit tricky to start with and its important you have the straps right and not too tight over your shoulders as its meant to sit on your hips (if that makes sense?) Youtube has some great demo's. Once you get used to it its easy peasy

  6. #16
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    3,666
    Thanks
    1,426
    Thanked
    1,432
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by ozeymumof5 View Post
    I used both, the baby bjorn is great for newborn to three or four months then bring on the ergo. I just sold my ergo and it was sooo hard to let it go. Love it
    This for me too. I didn't/don't like the ergo for newbies, but after a few months its fantastic.

    I reccomend trying them on though first - the BB never once gave me a bad back, yet everyone seems to complain about that. So all carriers fit people differently.

  7. #17
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    1,854
    Thanks
    755
    Thanked
    724
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    You could always try something like a hug a bub for the newborn stage


 

Similar Threads

  1. Question about ergo, and cool baby carriers/slings
    By sajimum in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 21-12-2012, 21:13
  2. Too big for baby bjorn but how to carry baby without a pram?
    By HopefulDad in forum Product Recommendations & Questions
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 04-10-2012, 13:25
  3. 9 wk old only day sleeps in baby bjorn
    By Luvmydogs in forum 'No Cry' Sleeping Solutions
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 23-03-2012, 19:43

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
Hills Swimming
Swim with your friends and you will all get a 33% discount!* We have programs to suit all ages and abilities, with small classes held in our warm indoor 25 metre pool. Highly qualified teachers, and award winning programs. *conditions apply
featured supporter
KindyROO
KindyROO offers activities for babies & toddlers in a fun learning centre, focussing on developmental education. Classes are available at three Brisbane and two Gold Coast locations. Enrol today & help your child to reach their full potential. Visit the website to find out more.
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!