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Old 01-19-2012, 05:33 PM   #31
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I finally dragged my infant insert for the ergo out. As far as heat goes, its two layers of cotton fabric with a layer of cotton batting (like a quilt). So that would surround baby (like a burrito) and then the canvas carrier on baby's back, too.

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Old 01-20-2012, 06:40 PM   #32
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You can skip the stretch wrap an go right to a woven which can get you through all your baby wearing days if ure so inclined. Vatanai is a good thin and ultra supportive brand so its good in hot weather.

Dd lives in r wrap the first year. She was such a fussamuss

For dh we have a boba which isnt as comfy for me as wrapping.

Ive tried he ktan too and foind it only
Slightly useful and would never get it again

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Old 01-20-2012, 06:52 PM   #33
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I bought a sleepy wrap for the newborn stage, I'm so excited for it to get here so I can try it out.

I had an Ergo with Lizzie but I'm leaning towards a Beco Butterfly II for this one. I almost bought one on Mama Bargains the other day but I just couldn't pull the trigger. Oh well, I have time.
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Old 01-21-2012, 01:22 PM   #34
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Re: Talk to me about baby wearing.....

I love my sleepy wrap for newborn... I used it with my son for quite a while. My daughter wanted to see things soon than he did so I bought a MeiTai for her and love it as well.

I love stretchy wraps because you put them on first and then tuck baby in... SO easy! You can put it on under your coat (I used mine AS a sweater in some weather!) and baby can go in and out and back in again without having to retie. It was the best for shopping! I love the MeiTai because it too is REALLY easy and I can get my baby on my back all by myself. I also love that I can front, back, or hip wear with it!! I also have a thin cotton woven but I really hardly use it... it's just not as easy as the others.
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Old 01-21-2012, 07:34 PM   #35
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Re: Talk to me about baby wearing.....

Costco has an Ergo for 70 i think..... but I am going to wait and see if the knock them down soon. They have had them for awhile now.
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