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Old 10-26-2012, 02:49 PM   #1
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Hello ladies okay so my son is 7 1/2 months old and up until now I've only used to cheap slings (hold me close rs and a hotsling of ebay) and I think i deserve something better lol the problem is im not too sure what I want. Okay so I'm not a big fan of structured carriers just because I like a more "natural" look. I like wraps but I dont think I have the patience needed to learn how to use one. Ive seen some things called mei tais but there are just so manu brands that I dont even know where to start. I'd really appreciate it if someone could plea,se point me in the right direction TIA
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Old 10-26-2012, 05:40 PM   #2
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I have the Maman Kangourou which is pretty identical to the Moby wrap.
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Old 10-26-2012, 06:17 PM   #3
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Is it any easier to use than the moby wrap? Because the moby wraps seem complicated to me
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Old 10-26-2012, 06:58 PM   #4
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A mei tai would be great for you. There are a ton of brands but really it's a matter of finding one that fits you best. I'd stalk FSOT until a good brand with a pretty print popped up with a price you can handle and try it out. Or better, do you have a local shop that sells slings? If you could try one on that would be perfect! My first "real" carrier was a Kozy mei tai, I loved it.
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:12 PM   #5
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Is there any specific brand that makes good mei tai carriers?
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Is there any specific brand that makes good mei tai carriers?
we have 2 baby hawks & like them b/c you can customize your carrier by picking the print & strap color & if they have a pocket or a toy ring. they are also super comfy
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Ya the Moby is a little bit complicated. But you get the hang out it eventually. I have a lot if friends that also swear by the Ergo and mei tei. Good luck! I agree you have to find the right one. My 3 month old loves the baby bjorn for fun play time and the Moby for quiet time. Good luck!
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Wait so do most of you have more than one carrier? Also can babies move their arms in a mei tai? DS likes being able to reach and grab everything
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Hmm.. So are you not a fan of structure like kelty packs? Because I really do love my ergo. I started with a moby then switched to the ergo once he was big enough. Good luck!
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There are a lot of great brands for mei tai, Kozy was the only one I tried but there are a bunch of others - Babyhawk is another good one. Yes, the arms can be free, check Youtube for Mei Tai Carrier videos to see some examples.
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