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I have a baby bjorn and like it okay. DH used it more than I did. I like my Moby Wrap and used it often with DS2. But it can be a pain to get on and off. I have a sling but never really figured out how to use it.
I am considering getting the Beco Butterfly 2 this time. I think it will be easier than my Moby Wrap. I anticpate baby #3 will be in a carrier a lot.
I definitely don't like the Baby Bjorn, it was the most uncomfortable carrier for me to carry them for longer than like half an hour, its also not the best for baby's spine. I bought an Ergo when DS2 was 4ish months old and LOVE it, I still use it for hiking/walking in big cities etc and he's almost 2. Of course I haven't used it for an infant yet so I'm not sure how well it'll be when baby is teeny tiny.
For the newborn stage I really liked my Baby K'tan. It has very similar holds to the Moby, but instead of being a huge long piece of fabric its two loops attached together so its a lot easier to manage especially for short people like me. I also like mei tais, used one for both boys and it worked fine when they were newbies. I even breastfeed at the fair with it. Once they start weighing more it started hurting my shoulders though, so that's when I switched to the Ergo.
I did use a normal ring sling and it was the easiest overall to nurse in, but for me was the least comfortable (besides the Bjorn) to wear so I sold it.
Layne-May 6, 2013
Callie-February 14, 2011
My DH and I both really loved our Moby. I practiced a few times wrapping myself before we tried putting our DS in. He was quite snug and slept so peacefully in the early months. He's almost 18 months and still meets the weight limits with it...however, he won't sit still long enough for me to put him in it. DS #2 is due in April and we're looking forward to getting the Moby back out. If you're worried about putting it on correctly, like a PP said, watch the videos on YouTube. They'll sort the questions out! Good luck!