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which sling should I use?

(5 Posts)
octopusinabox Sat 19-Sep-09 12:50:19

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Wiggletastic Sun 20-Sep-09 09:17:24

Our DD is 11 months and I still carry her on the front in a gauze wrap or a mai tai. Not brave enough yet to try her on my back.

The Naturalmamas forum might be a good place to ask for advice.

Also, have you been to a Slingmeet? There are usually experienced mums there and a selection of slings/carriers to try and help with practicing different positions etc.

misdee Sun 20-Sep-09 09:27:46

i have been carrying dd4 on my back since she was 6months old. she is now 11months old. i do love front carries as well.

the moby d wont work aS ITS A STRETCHY, ITS BEST TO USE A woven wrap for back carries.

you can back carry with the babyhawk.

lots of practise in front of mirrors and with a spotter til lyou get the hang of it.

octopusinabox Mon 21-Sep-09 09:49:16

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Wiggletastic Mon 21-Sep-09 17:35:43

There are videos on Youtube of different carrying positions with different carriers and how to do them so that might be worth a look too.

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