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ergo: how to use with 4 month old in between stage

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mykingdomforasleep Sat 21-Sep-13 16:28:56

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mykingdomforasleep Sun 22-Sep-13 09:36:26

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pootlebug Wed 25-Sep-13 11:43:32

Are you near a sling meet or library? (you can put your postcode in at to see)

Maybe someone there could help you fit your ergo to make sure it is comfortable and safe. 4 months is classic inbetween-insert-and-normal with the ergo - the biggest drawback to an otherwise great carrier I think.

You can use the cushion along, or a folded hand towel in the bottom of the carrier. The main thing to check is that she is big enough to be supported properly by the main body of the carrier without the bulking out of the insert in it. If she's chunky she should be fine, if she is skinny it may be trickier.

A sling library might be able to lend you some buckles that fit well for a 4 month old that you could use for your holiday too - something like the Beco Gemini or the Connecta or the Sleepy Nico.

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