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    Default What age did you stop baby-wearing?

    DH thinks DD is to old to wear now (10 months) but I think we have a while yet as she still loves it....! Why do I have to stop something that is working right?

    What age did you stop? What age is to old?

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    I haven't stopped yet and DS is 17 months. He's only around 10.5kg's and I can still comfortably carry him in the ergo for a few hours. I think as long as you and bub are happy and comfortable keep going as long as you like!

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    Ha DH !!!!!.....so I still have time. I think because she is 11.5 kg he thinks she's to heavy for me.
    It just makes life easier sometimes especially when popping in and out of the shops.

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    I wear the 20 month old I look after and I doubt he'll be stopping anytime soon.

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    I stopped early last time. By about 6mo, but that was because I only had a crummy Baby Bjorn and it was killing me. This time I have a Hug-a-bub and an Ergo.

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    Sorry to crash your thread but I'm curious - don't they get heavy?? My boy is pretty big (6.1kg at 6 weeks) and my back gets sore already so I can't imagine going for much longer. Maybe I need a better carrier lol.

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    With my Baby Bjorn the longest I was able to wear a baby was around 8 months; this was DS3 who was a skinny minny, DS2 was more like 5 or 6 months.

    I have an Ergo this time, and intend to wear for as long as we both enjoy it. DD loves her pram, and I guess she will spend more time in it as she gets bigger, but there are many situations where the Ergo is just so convenient. We're going on a holiday in November when she'll be 14 months, and we don't want to take a stroller; the Ergo will be so much easier!

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    Quote Originally Posted by miss87 View Post
    Sorry to crash your thread but I'm curious - don't they get heavy?? My boy is pretty big (6.1kg at 6 weeks) and my back gets sore already so I can't imagine going for much longer. Maybe I need a better carrier lol.

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    If you have a carrier that distributes weight properly it isn't a problem. I wear T on my back in an Ergo and the weight is carried on my hips, not my shoulders, so it's a lot more comfortable, more comfortable than leaning forward to push a pram, actually.

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    DS1 and DS2 Were about 2.5 yrs each- roughly 15kg.

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