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Best sling/carrier that is not just a piece of fabric
As the title says really. We bought a wrap at a NNS a few weeks back but it is one of the pieces of fabric style ones, i.e. literally just a few metres of lyrca style thing.
Anyway - neither me nor dh got on very well with it, so we are looking for recommendations for which one to buy.
I would prefer one that is more structured than the single bit of fabric, but definately not a super structured carrier. I thought maybe a ring sling?? But I really don't know enough about them. Any ideas (with links if possible please) to what I should be buying please?
Close will be nice with a little baby but because it is stretchy you might find it not so good as he gets bigger. A full buckle carrier (contecta, beko, boba) will last you longer. That said though most slings sell well at close to full retail value so you can always trade in when you want something different.
Mai Tai's are good, fairly sturdy but are pretty lightweight as well, definitely feel a lot more supportive than wrap slings or ring slings. I've never been a fan of the really structures ones, just too much weight to be carrying.