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Stretchy wrap suddenly not holding 11mo, what next?

(10 Posts)
pensarefriends Tue 19-Mar-13 20:22:08

Oh, forgot to add, the main reason I got it was the good reviews that it does not pull on your shoulders. The waist strap really does take the weight.

pensarefriends Tue 19-Mar-13 20:21:01

I use a connecta. I think it's termed a soft structured carrier. It fastens with buckles so is a bit easier to get on and off. Hardly takes up any space in a bag either. I have a breathable, lightweight version but you can get some lovely prints and fleecy ones too.

RenterNomad Tue 19-Mar-13 20:13:45

Sorry if you've already tried this, but have you washed it? I had a stretchy wrap which seemed to spring back when I washed it (M&P flexi one, which consisted of 2 loops and another band, all lycra jersey).

shuckleberryfinn Tue 19-Mar-13 20:13:13

nearly all libraries do postal hires which is good. Where roughly are you? there might be a sling addict near you willing to help.

notso Tue 19-Mar-13 20:07:46

Wow thanks for the fast replies smile
Will do some googling!
Very pleased to hear about postal hire.
Thanks.

BananaramaLlama Tue 19-Mar-13 20:02:57

I like mei tais after stretchy wrap - kozy carriers are my faves, nice and tall so last right till big toddler / preschool and not too pricy.

Used a KariMe then an Ergo for all 3 dc. Dc3 nearly 2 and hoping to get another year out of it.

Indith Tue 19-Mar-13 19:56:42

You could get a woven wrap? Use like your stretchy but also in lots of other ways including back carries. Or if that is daunting a full buckle carrier. The North East Sling Library does postal hire so you could try some out cheaply smile

pramdunce Tue 19-Mar-13 19:54:16

I moved from a Moby onto an Ergo and we love it. Ds is 11 months too, and he's very comfy

notso Tue 19-Mar-13 19:52:40

Have been using a stretchy wrap for DS3 happily since he was tiny. He's 11months old now and the last few times he's been really unstable and I've been constantly adjusting him. I think I need something a bit more structured but don't know where to start. There is no sling meet or library here sad

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