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Funki Flamingo baby carrier?

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milkyman Mon 28-Mar-16 14:26:53

Has anyone tried this baby carrier? Reviews look good:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00YFPD76K/ref=ox_sc_act_image_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A2566P5F2E6S3V

milkyman Mon 28-Mar-16 14:27:08

www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00YFPD76K/ref=ox_sc_act_image_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A2566P5F2E6S3V

Quodlibet Mon 28-Mar-16 15:47:22

No, I wouldn't. Firstly because they advocate face-out carrying in a stretchy wrap, which most babywearing consultants will tell you is a bad idea as it's almost impossible to get a carry which is ergonomic ally comfortable for the baby, and secondly because they don't rule out back-carrying in it, which again most baby-wearing consultants would class as downright dangerous with a stretchy. If a company isn't able to advocate best-practice babywearing to sell their product I wouldn't buy from them.

There are loads of reputable stretchy wraps for around the same price point - look at Hana or Moby wraps for example.

Quodlibet Mon 28-Mar-16 16:39:15

Also, if you read the good reviews, they could basically be good reviews for any stretchy wrap - nothing special about this one.

Junosmum Mon 28-Mar-16 17:12:46

What Quod said with bells on.

Get yourself to a sling library.

I have a stretchy wrap, I love it. We are just moving on to a woven now. I love carrying and would thoroughly recommend it however I wouldn't buy that wrap simply for the dreadful example pictures they use- the way that baby is positioned is bad for it's hips and back.

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