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June 12th, 2012, 06:53 AM
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Do you, or do you plan to babywear?
This is one of my ring slings I put him in fussy and he sleeps right away for hours.
I won a BabyKtan last week and exchanged it for a smaller size so cant wait to try it when it comes. I did the wrap thing with Madison and hated it.


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June 12th, 2012, 07:13 AM
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For the stage where they can't situp without help I babywear a lot. Mostly because it's easier than carrying the baby in your arms, a stroller, heavy car seat, or grocery cart. As they get older I will continue to wear them for things like hikes or going to places where strollers don't work well, but I do it less at home, unless they are sick and/or need snuggles.

I love it for when I have to walk places in the wintertime, because I can put my coat over both of us and we keep each other warm. I always worry about my kids sitting in a stroller in the cold, because they aren't walking to keep warm the way I am.

Here's a picture of me barely pregnant with my older daughter and wearing my son.
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June 12th, 2012, 10:19 AM
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I have a cheap toysrus wrap, and also a beautiful didymos, linen wrap, which is good for warmer weather. Sadly Colton hated being confined anywhere. Wraps, car seats, swaddling, etc. He screamed, still does in fact, I bought a sling to try with him, and he cried til I took him out of it. So Im going to have to find a good site to sell my wrap, it was only used a couple times, less than half an hour all together!!
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June 12th, 2012, 10:50 AM
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I have a wrap but would like to get something else as well, something that would be much easier to put on and put the baby in.

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June 12th, 2012, 10:51 AM
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^^what colors? size?

I wear both my boys at various times, ages, stages. When Liam was little we did the mei tai and the Ktan sometimes.

When kieran was smaller we had a ring sling we liked. And also used the Ktan and mei tai. Now that he is older we use the ergo and a wrap.

I feel I have basically every type of carrier I might want and just grab for whatever I am feeling at the time. Both my boys he liked it and continue to. Liam asks to be worn a lot. Kieran is out of necessity....since he is huge and not walking yet.
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