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    Default Best baby carrier/ sling for overweight Mum

    Can anyone recommend a good baby carrier or sling to suit an overweight Mum. I'm about a size 14/16 usually. Liked te look of the Ergo but now thinking it might not work for those with large hips. Any suggestions would be great, thanks!

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    I am a size 18 and use an ergo and a moby stretchy wrap with no problems

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    I am a size 18-20 and had a bubzilla sling.
    Absolutely loved it and so did dh and of course dd.
    They are made in SOuth Aus too!
    A quick google will find them

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    I'm an 18-20 and use/have used a bubbamoe sling, a wrap similar to hug a bub and a ring sling all with no trouble.

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    I'm an 18-20 and I use a Beco. My overweight DH uses a Manduca. There is a waist extension strap for the Ergo if you need it.

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    I'm a size 16 with hips and I use an ergo sport and I also had a bubba moe.

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    Another size 16 hip ergo user here

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    I'm a 16/18 and love the ergo too! Back or front carry

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    im 20/22 and I have brought a manduca (it has the longest belt size) and also long woven wraps.

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    Default Best baby carrier/ sling for overweight Mum

    Definitely agree that it is a good idea to try before you buy if you can, they all fit so differently. I'm a 16/18 and find my Boba 2G structured carrier to have nice wide waist band and very generous strap length. A stretchy or woven wrap or ring sling are good options as they are OSFA


 

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