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#1 of 3 Old 04-03-2011, 06:57 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I have a Moby & an Ergo carrier that I barely used for my son who is now nearly 4.  I plan on doing a lot more babywearing this time around so I can have my hands free for DS #1.  I'm going to try the baby carriers that I have but am wondering if anyone has any suggestions on other carriers for a short, large chested mama.  I will probably try to borrow some carriers to try them out before buying.


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For a newborn, I really loved our Moby, it was very snuggly and she would fall asleep in it right away. Since you are due in the summer, I would probably go for a Gypsy Mama Bali Breeze. It's very cool, a little stretchy but enough support to use for an older baby and a back carry. Wraps are so nice because you can adjust them to whatever is most comfortable to you.
If you are looking for a SSC, I love the Beco Gemini. I'm very short and this one has a less bulky fit to the straps so it fits better. The straps at the chest are very easy to adjust and the bottom can be narrowed to fit a small baby better.

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I really like my BabyHawk Meitai, and I'm short and big chested.  It's wonderful for the newborn period on front, and works well as a back carrier too.  We used it regularly until DS was 2-ish.

 

I also love love love my woven wrap, but there is a learning curve.


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