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Carrier/sling to replace "tiger in the tree"

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Pompeygirl24 Fri 04-Jan-13 12:51:13

Hi all,

My baby really loves being held in the tiger in the tree hold (resting his belly across my arm) however he's starting to get a bit heavy so I can't sustain it for too long and don't think I'll be able to do it at all in a few weeks! Does anyone know of a sling/baby carrier that can give him the same sort of comfort?

Thank you!

KatAndKit Fri 04-Jan-13 17:40:33

Stay away from Babybjorn and Babasling for starters.

I started with a Victoria Sling Lady stretchy wrap - they are good for up to 4-6 months depending on weight of baby. A bit of a faff dealing with all that long fabric but very comfy on.

I also have a ring sling - you can do a few different positions in this there are lots of video tutorials on youtube

My main carrier is a bondolino - I have found it great - there is a video on youtube. Other soft structured carriers which are popular are Ergo (beware of fakes) Manduca, Boba, and Connecta.

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