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    Thanks for the link but yep I've read it all. This is why I don't usually express a view.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonja View Post
    Thanks for the link but yep I've read it all. This is why I don't usually express a view.
    Okay. I wasn't trying to argue with you just saying what I'd read is all as I said, if it suits your needs then go for it. I only raised it in response to the PP who said that they haven't been recalled therefore are perfectly safe- doesn't hurt to look at all angles etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bunty View Post
    I know what you're saying re the bjorn. However, there are bag style slings that have caused/been linked to infant death that are still widely available as well as similar slings that are very difficult to safely position a newborn in that can be bought everywhere. So just because it hasn't been recalled doesn't mean it's 100% safe.
    With bjorns, they are safe- just not optimal. They aren't comfortable for the wearer for very long and don't hold baby in the most comfy position. There is a simple way to make it more comfy for all though- http://www.fineandfairblog.com/2013/...carf-hack.html
    Thanks for the link. I've seen the new pricey versions of the bjorn with the waist strap; this is a great cheap hack! Just have to find a "manly" scarf for hubby.

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    Following as I'm after a carrier for a Dec bub living in Mackay

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonja View Post
    The interesting thing is my daughter has hip dysplasia and her ortho recommended a baby bjorn for carrying. We have one with extra support and I can wear it for hours (and literally do).

    I'm always reluctant to express a view on carriers as I know a lot of people have strong views on the baby bjorn carriers. Just another view I guess.
    When I was expecting bub a couple years ago I wanted to know if all the abuse the bjorn was getting was warranted so I did a heap of research and found an article that said:
    ...there is no evidence of an increased risk of hip dysplasia from the use of carriers that do not hold a child in the spread-squat position. Over the past thirty years, millions of carriers have been sold that do not hold the baby in the spread/squat position, including carriers such as the Bjorn and Snugli. There is no indication of an increase in the incidents of hip dysplasia from the use of these carriers.
    But... I can't find the page anymore. There are though other people also wondering the same thing...
    Will the BabyBjorn endanger your infant’s health?
    https://skeptoid.com/blog/2013/01/25...nfants-health/

    (Short answer: no.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bunty View Post
    Okay. I wasn't trying to argue with you just saying what I'd read is all as I said, if it suits your needs then go for it. I only raised it in response to the PP who said that they haven't been recalled therefore are perfectly safe- doesn't hurt to look at all angles etc
    Sorry yeah I know you weren't I guess having had two kids now with dysplasia I have a bit of a stronger view about the bjorn, which I know isn't popular on BH. My last was in a correctio brace and the bjorn was a lifesaver when she was tiny. We wouldn't have coped without it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by #Mama View Post
    @Heids89 that'd be lovely, yes please! I'd really like to go along to a catchup where you can look at different types of carriers mine could have been left because I still have my city as Canberra. ETA to cairns - Wednesday! We're on the road, ha ha.
    I pmed you and @btmac . The weather has been perfect up here it will be quite the change from Canberra! They have meet ups regularly so you should get the chance to see some different carriers

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