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#1 of 3 Old 06-14-2013, 07:24 PM - Thread Starter
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I use a mei tai with wrap straps on a regular basis and LOVE it. I'm curious about the onbu though... Why do you like it? What are the benefits? 

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Good question! 


Anyone have advice to share?

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from what i understand an onbuhimo doesn't have a waist strap so all the weight is on your shoulder's because you make the the bottom tight by threading it through rings on the panel so a mei tai may be more comfortable because it distributes the weight more evenly to both your hips and your shoulder's

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