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Best carrier for bad back?

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    January is offline Registered User
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    Yes please!

    Hi there,

    Yes please, PM me! Thanks

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    sprawld is offline Banned
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    hi there. I'm very petite as well and yes the baby bjorn is a back killer.. even when I make my hubby carry the LO.. Just a question. how long do you carry the LO till? Mine is coming to 1 year and pple tell me that he should really not be carried around anymore but rather sit in the stroller...

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    southside852 is offline Registered User
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    our son is 13 months old and we still carry him in the ERGO especially in HK taxis or when we traveling. sometimes a stroller is just not pratical.

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    kashismum is offline Registered User
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    My son is 24 months (15kg) and I still use the Ergo occassionally. I'm 4'11" and it causes me no pain. Love it!!!

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    Shenzhennifer is offline Registered User
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    Tsuen Wan
    After reading these posts, I think I will forgo my original plan of buying the Baby Bjorn and go for the Ergo. I went on the website and learned more about it. But it looks like I have to buy the infant insert as my baby is still a newborn. Does that mean the regular carriers are meant for bigger babies?
    Does anyone have experience using the Ergo with small babies, under 6 months?
    Also, is there a Doubibou in HK? Whereabout is it?

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    I used the Ergo from the time my daughter was a newborn. I used the infant insert at first - only really for maybe 2 months or so, until she was comfortable "straddling" instead of keeping her legs together. I don't know if the infant insert is really "necessary" but maybe it is for smaller babies, I don't know. And in all honesty, I think that maybe a blanket would work just as well...

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    0ze_Kid is offline Registered User
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    DB, Hong Kong
    After about three carriers I settled on the Baby Bjorn (which was then only used for about 3 months before she got too big!). The one with the back support.

    I really liked the Phil&Ted but it didn't offer the same support as the BB with the back patch in it.

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    MilkMonster is offline Registered User
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    Sai Kung
    We love the ERGO too!!! works for both my 28lbs toddler and 9mth old baby and both hubby and i can use the same one easily!!

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