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Wearing baby

I'm so not into wearing my baby all day, but my LO is a spirited little guy who doesn't really take many naps. He will be 6 weeks old this week. I'm contemplating wearing him at times so I can get stuff done. What type of device would you recommend for this? I know nothing about it because I never considered it before. Thank you!

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  • If you don't want something structured try a baby k'tan. It's like a wrap, but less complicated. Check out their website for videos.
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  • My LO has been in the Ergo since he was a week old, and we love it. It's a bit expensive but totally worth it. For a LO under 12 pounds, you will need the infant insert too, which is sold separately. But you can use the Ergo up to 45 pounds, so it'd be great for outtings when your LO is older too. It's super comfy as well.
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  • For the house I love my ktan. I can get her to fall asleep then sit down in recliner and rock her. For out and about I love my ergo. It's a lot easier on my back. Maybe check online for a baby wearing group. Some will let you rent a carrier so you can see what you like before you buy.




  • I wear my 6 week old in an ergo with infant insert for the last few weeks or I wouldn't have gotten anything done! I would recommend a wrap though. It's easier. The most important thing is when in the carrier the babies knees should be above the hips. Carriers like the one in the hangover aka "crotch danglers" can cause hip displaysia and developmental problems.
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    i absolutely LOVE my maya wrap (ring sling)! very versatile, stylish, comfy, great material! it helped that the lady at boutique i bought it from showed me how to use it and gave me tips. i love that i can nurse in it as well!

    i've tried a great many other carriers, but this one was the clear winner!
  • I'm so not into wearing my baby all day, but my LO is a spirited little guy who doesn't really take many naps. He will be 6 weeks old this week. I'm contemplating wearing him at times so I can get stuff done. What type of device would you recommend for this? I know nothing about it because I never considered it before. Thank you!
    Just a word of caution before you invest, you may want to borrow one from a friend to try out..

    I DID want to babywear, but my LO is also a "spirited little guy" as you say.  So far, he is not into the Moby or the K'tan.  He isn't able to fully support his own head, but wants no part of having his head tucked into a wrap.  I have been trying to get him into one or the other since the very beginning and so far, no luck.  He does a bit better with the Ergo.  I am hoping once he is a little older I can change position (legs out, etc.) and he may cooperate.  
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