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What sling for first 6 months (post c section)

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sunnysunnyshine Mon 18-Mar-13 17:58:53

Thanks both. Yes I was trying to find a sling meet or library but there's not much nearby unfort, and I missed the nearest one (still 20 miles away) last week.

The close caboo looks like it fits the bill and a friend has one I can try so I'll see...

pootlebug Sun 17-Mar-13 10:44:21

Agreed with PA to go along to a sling library if you can. Some possibilities:
- Stretchy wrap. You have to learn to tie it but you pre-tie and then pop baby in and once you've done it a handful of times it is really easy.
- Close Caboo carrier - basically the same fabric as stretchy wrap but with rings at the side to tighten so you don't have to tie it
- Soft Things with buckles like the Connecta

PotteringAlong Sun 17-Mar-13 07:57:00

If you google sling libraries you should find one near you and someone there will be able to advise you on what would be best.

sunnysunnyshine Sat 16-Mar-13 09:31:36

I like the look of the soft slings as the look more comfortable but have no idea really. Would rather it wasn't too complicated to tie.

Tried a basic baby bjorn with dc1 but never got on with it as it hurt my back which tends to get quite achy.

Any recommendations please?

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