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August 11th, 2009, 10:58 AM
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So I liked the BECO idea for the sake of being more supportive for Parker - he is no small child by any means. But it looks like the Beco Butterfly II is going to be very hard to nurse in bc of the Y shaped chest part??

BUT....alot of people seem to also like a Mei Tai - I need it to have a headrest & padding so I was considering a used Babyhawk.....but then there is the support factor......what if I added this? The Pikkolo support belt The Portable Baby - Pikkolo Soft Structured Buckle Baby Carrier Front Pack Backpack Hip Carrier Front-facing Ergo along with my Mei Tai? I cannot seem to find anyone thats done it? Any ideas?
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August 11th, 2009, 11:42 AM
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Cant figure out that belt thing. Anyways I love my babyhawk and find it a breeze to breastfeed in.
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August 17th, 2009, 08:16 PM
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If you bought a use mei tai and didn't lik eit, then you could always resell it. You could also buy the belt and try it out, and return it if it doesn't work.
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August 18th, 2009, 09:43 PM
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Have you thought about buying a WAHM mei tai from someplace like Etsy? I have one that I love, and it was way cheaper than a BabyHawk. I haven't tried to BF in it yet, but I don't see why it would be a problem.
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August 19th, 2009, 08:24 PM
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I've found it pretty easy to nurse in a MT. The support belt doesn't look all that much different than just a padded waist. Here's a 1/2 buckle MT I just made for Em on this board:



this shows the back of the waist
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