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gg321 Thu 06-Aug-20 21:57:59

Hi, I already have a bulky strap fastening carrier but I’m looking for a more intimate wrap that’s basically just material wrapping around baby and me, any recommendations are welcome, will want to use from newborn 😃

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Mangomumma Thu 06-Aug-20 22:10:42

I used the Hana baby wrap, loved it. Stretchy, light & made from bamboo & cotton. Never thought I'd get on with it but it only took a little practice. Might be tricky at the moment but see if there's any sling libraries near you, they were really helpful.

gg321 Thu 06-Aug-20 22:14:08

@Mangomumma thanks. Sling libraries are great aren’t they, I went with my first and tried out a sling I really liked, but can’t remember for life of me what it was called and don’t think they are running them here atm

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mnahmnah Thu 06-Aug-20 22:18:00

I tried several with both DC and the only one that was both simple to use and super supportive and comfy, was the Tula free to grow baby carrier. Lots of fab designs too. Pretty expensive, but I got it second hand on eBay as good as new

DaffodilThatch Thu 06-Aug-20 22:18:53

I highly recommend the Marsupi. It's not well known in the UK I think. It's a soft wrap that uses velcro. Super comfy and a lot easier to use than the ones you have to tie yourself ( personally I found this a massive faff). Also very easy to get baby in the right position.

BringMeThatHorizon Thu 06-Aug-20 22:19:46

The Close Caboo was great, so easy and comfy to use.

Willow4987 Thu 06-Aug-20 22:20:06

Have you seen if your local sling library is still running? Ours is running via Facebook videos and are still loaning different slings so people can try various ones.

Footlooseandfancy Thu 06-Aug-20 23:19:55

I loved my Hanna wrap. Loads of good videos on line to help practice the tying.

2155User Thu 06-Aug-20 23:20:25

Baby K'Tan.
A material wrap without the wrapping

BertieBotts Fri 07-Aug-20 08:03:37

Stretchy wraps are much of a muchness although I prefer a slightly thicker/stiffer one smile Boba was my preferred branded one out of those I have tried. Didn't get on with Kari-me or Hana - too stretchy/thin for my preference.

BertieBotts Fri 07-Aug-20 08:04:17

Woven wraps are also nice if you can do that kind of thing - I never got on with them which was sad because I wanted to love them!

SandyDanny Fri 07-Aug-20 09:56:19

I tried a few and found the Close Caboo the easiest. And very soft and light for babywearing around the house.

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