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I'm 13 weeks and use my ergo a lot with my 18mo DD but because it has a waist support not sure if i should be using it. It feels comfortable at the mo but for how long? Is there a carrier out there that i could use for longer? Any suggestions and advise really appreciated. Thanks
Some people carry right up to the end - I think as long as it feels comfortable. I think wraps and mei-tais are more flexible - I have certainly seen photos of people using wraps tied "tibetan" (above the bust) with very big bumps!
I'm 18 weeks and will still carry DD (2.5) in a MT or a wrap (tied rucksack) - I don't find a tibetan tie so comfortable, but so far I've got away with just tieing straps over the bump and its been fine. To be fair, I don't tend to carry her for long or very often any more as she's a pretty good walker, but I wouldn't hesitate if it was needed.
thanks so much for the advice. Not sure i could manage carrying DD at 7mnths pregnant Harimosmummy! You must be made of tougher stuff! I'm going to stick with the ergo until its not comfy any more and then investigate tibetan ties [google search tibetan ties as we speak!]
I'm 14 weeks and still using mei tai to carry DD (2.1) when I need to. I carried her round the shops the other day for 2 hours and was still comfy when I got home. I tie the waist strap under my bust and it's comfortable. I think you just need to listen to your body, if it's uncomfortable then investigate different ways of carrying or give it a break.