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Best sling for large-breasted mum with back pain?

(29 Posts)
missuswife Tue 23-Apr-13 22:35:16

My dd is two months old and weights 12 lbs. She is happy in the Baby Bjorn but every time I wear it my back and legs hurt the next day. I am 5'7", size 16 and have huge boobs (36K). I'd like to be able to breastfeed my dd in the sling.

I heard the Baby K'tan is good for all the above. Has anyone tried it? Can anyone recommend a good sling for me?

Also I have tried a ring sling and it did not work for us.

5madthings Wed 24-Apr-13 11:08:56

Ergo, a mei tai or moby wrap.i all foind good and i have big boobs.

You.might get an insert cheap on ebay smile

ChasingStaplers Wed 24-Apr-13 11:17:09

I have lower back issues and had SPD in pregnancy, 34H boobs and a heavy 17lb 3 month old DS, heavier 2 year old DS and even heavier 4 year old DD!

I use a boba 3G and can comfortably carry the eldest two on my back or DS2 on my front.

ChasingStaplers Wed 24-Apr-13 11:20:35

Forgot to say that I'm also tall - 5'9'' and dress size 12-14 and this is the only sling I've managed to breastfeed in. nothing to do with my boobs being much stretchier after 3 children, oh no!

hannahbunn654 Thu 25-Apr-13 11:24:08

Hi, I just would like to back up the support for Mei Tai slings, they are great and extremely durable I have use them for both my newborns and I wouldn't look to get any other - not discrediting any other sling but these have been the product for me.

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