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    Default Which sling / carrier?

    I've never really liked the look of slings or carriers however I've read some really positive comments about them lately so am thinking I might like to use one, especially if it provides a bit more privacy when I'm BF in public.
    So can anyone who has used one themselves tell me more about it, what's best for a newborn / up to 6 months? Should I buy before bub is born or wait and try some on once bub arrives? Any particular features I should look out for? TIA!

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    No idea on slings. Ihad a BubbaMoe and didnt really use it much. For the carrier though, i have a Beco Butterfly and its the best thing ever. I used to BF in it. I just put the hood up, lengthen one arm strap and pop bub on.

    Overall i prefer my wraps though, i have a Girasol and an Ellevill and use them more than my Beco

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    Default Which sling / carrier?

    I got a mini monkey sling and from 8 weeks old have used it almost daily. When bub was little I didn't feel confident with her in it due to checking her breathing and they say not to let the chin touch the chest but babies don't have much room between the 2 to start with! Now I'm loving it though. I also have an ergobaby which again with the insert I wasn't overly fond of but I'm determined that it will work better as she gets bigger so use that probably once a week. I think you really need to persist with whatever you chose for a little while before you can really decide if they work for you.

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    I used a baby Bjorn for both my kids but found when they were at the maximum weight capacity of 11kgs it was uncomfortable to carry them for long. So, i purchased an Ergo carrier when my youngest was around 10kgs and can't recommend it enough!! I used it to take him grocery shopping as i don't always want to struggle with a trolley seat cover. The Ergo lives in my car and is so easy to put on, instead of unpacking the pram etc.

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    I used a mei tai and ergo for my last DD she's now10 months and I still use the ergo a few times a week.

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    Default Which sling / carrier?

    I love my breeze baby sling. It took a bit of getting used to, as anything new does, but is so useful. We also have an ergo that has been fantastic, at home or when we're out or traveling.

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    I am also a big ergo fan! Love love love them! They are great and you can walk with bubs in them for miles! They are also ergonomic ally designed for you and bubs!

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    I love my girasol wrap! I use the ergo occasionally, but mostly use my wrap or my ring sling for quick ups and downs.


 

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