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Mei Tai or other for 10mo and fat mummy!!

(5 Posts)
TittyBojangles Thu 25-Aug-11 08:49:38

Looking for some advice as per usual. I have a 10mo who is 20lb ISH and looking for a decent sling I can use on my front and back. Was wondering about a Mai Tei?

I have previously used a Moby but have lent this out now as I was finding it a bit hot and heavy so looking for something with less material. I have also tried a babasling when DS was newborn but never got on with it due to my body shape I think (big boobs and not exactly a sixe 8!!).

There is a sling meet locally but unfortunately they meet on a day I work so I can't go and try a few. Does anyone know of an online hire/try service? Or any other ideas? I am North Lancs/South Cumbria. Thanks.

clarabella18 Thu 25-Aug-11 15:50:09

I had a babasling too it was rubbish!
I've been loaning a babyhawk mei tai from a sling library for my 14 week old and we love it. I've just ordered a pouchlings mei tai it shoul be here any day now. I'm a touch on the larger side too ad the pouchlings have slightly longer straps than some other brands.

Paschaelina Thu 25-Aug-11 15:55:12

Slumber-roo do an online hire service. More expensive than a sling library but I didn't have one locally so it worked for me. 14 days for 13.99, 10%off an order if you buy one subsequently.

TittyBojangles Fri 26-Aug-11 21:04:10

Ooh, great info, thanks guys.

RitaMorgan Fri 26-Aug-11 21:09:23

I have a Beco Butterfly - love it, really easy to get the baby on you back as you can put him in it first.

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