Log In Sign Up

Baby carriers


Forum: Catholic Parenting

Notices

Welcome to the JustMommies Message Boards.

We pride ourselves on having the friendliest and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment and register for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers. If you have any problems registering please drop an email to boards@justmommies.com.

Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!

Like Tree2Likes
  • 1 Post By AmyLM
  • 1 Post By LJD3Tdance

Reply Post New Topic
  Subscribe To Catholic Parenting LinkBack Topic Tools Search this Topic Display Modes
  #1  
June 12th, 2012, 11:17 AM
LJD3Tdance's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Eagle, Idaho
Posts: 58,959
Send a message via AIM to LJD3Tdance Send a message via Yahoo to LJD3Tdance
I've never had a baby I felt like I needed one of those wraps or carriers before. Terra makes me feel I need it. Anybody have a recommendation for which is best? Idk that I'll be able to afford it ever at this point, but I'm going to pretend like money isn't a problem and ask for advice.
__________________



Reply With Quote
  #2  
June 12th, 2012, 01:31 PM
Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: United States
Posts: 7,862
I would never have been able to get anything done around the house without my carrier. One kid was no big deal but the 2nd one, I had to have one. For an infant, I like the maya wrap or a baby bjorn. When they are about 4-6 months old, I love my Ergo. I got my Ergo cheap from a girl in a local play group. Keep an eye on Craigslist for good deals. I never buy anything new, especially baby stuff. People get rid of it all the time for super cheap!!
mama4life likes this.
__________________
















Mom to 3 beautiful kids
Expecting our newest baby girl, diagnosed with Down Syndrome with Verifi, October 2014!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
June 12th, 2012, 02:56 PM
ShawnaCAN's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 11,397
I've tried all kinds. You totally get what you pay for when it comes to carriers. I LOVE my Ergo, right from newborn up until 3 years old. If you can find a second hand one, they are totally worth it!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #4  
June 12th, 2012, 08:05 PM
Happy Mommy
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Midwest
Posts: 21,659
I love my k'tan
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #5  
June 12th, 2012, 09:06 PM
Super Mommy
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 982
Another vote for Ergo here. It's great for me because I usually have upper back/neck issues in post partum, so it takes all the weight off of my upper back and puts it on my hips which can stand a lot more weight. I think the Beco has a very similar design.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
June 13th, 2012, 07:10 AM
AMDG's Avatar Margaret
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Denver metro area
Posts: 2,988
I love my Ergo!! With a new infant I use a moby wrap but once they are a couple months old I switch to the Ergo. My sister and I have been fortunate enough to be on opposite baby making schedules and so we just share one. I bet you could find one on craigs list or ebay for cheap but it is worth the money!
__________________


"Authentic love is not a vague sentiment or a blind passion. It is an inner attitude that involves the whole human person. It is looking to the other, not to use but to serve. It is rejoicing when the other rejoices and suffers when the other suffers. Love is the gift of self." JPII
Reply With Quote
  #7  
June 13th, 2012, 07:13 AM
wildchihuahua's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 1,488
I made my own Moby wrap for a fraction of the cost. It's really just a long piece of fabric. My mom and I bought I think 2 yards of fabric, cut it length-wise, and put it end to end to make a 4-yard long piece. I never mastered all the different configurations, but I did like that it felt stable for a newborn and then still okay for a 1 year old. Hope that helps!
__________________









Reply With Quote
  #8  
June 13th, 2012, 10:21 AM
LJD3Tdance's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Eagle, Idaho
Posts: 58,959
Send a message via AIM to LJD3Tdance Send a message via Yahoo to LJD3Tdance
Thanks for all the recommendations, looks like this post got me an answer in a PM that has to be the best answer. Lisa offered to give me one
AmyLM likes this.
__________________



Reply With Quote
  #9  
June 14th, 2012, 10:27 PM
Just_Marie's Avatar Platinum Supermommy
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Canada
Posts: 28,159
Loved my bjorn and my ergo
__________________
Mama to 5!
Reply With Quote
  #10  
June 19th, 2012, 09:33 PM
Ever's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,236
I have a Moby but I'm hearing so many great things about Ergo I might have to look into getting one.
__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Topic Tools Search this Topic
Search this Topic:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:54 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0