Sore back! - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 08-13-2013, 08:30 PM - Thread Starter
starsmagick's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Chicago
Posts: 217
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)

I want to do the babywearing more often.  I have a ring sling, and a tummy carrier.  (Not sure what kind, it was second hand) I'm considering getting a third one, but I can't decide what kind.  They all hurt my back or shoulder after awhile.  Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?  

Does anyone have any suggestions or anything? 

starsmagick is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 3 Old 08-14-2013, 03:36 PM
Snapdragon's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 4,561
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)

yes! When I had my baby a few yrs ago I had some sore back issues as a complication from the birth. When I could finally wear him my favorite carrier was the babyhawk mei tei.  I tried those forward facing baby bjorn ones where the baby faces outward and it put WAY too much pressure on my back. The mei tei was the most comfortable and the baby faces towards the person wearing them- so their weight kind of leans in to you instead of extra stressing out the back. Also the way the ties go helps distribute the weight to the mom's hips and more even. I liked it- try it out!

Snapdragon is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 08-21-2013, 05:36 AM
Twincessmamma's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: South Africa
Posts: 7
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I found the wrap type of carriers are by far more comfortable! With my twincesses, I used a wrap (similar to the Moby wrap) and I literally carried a baby in it all day without getting nearly as sore and tired as when I carried them without it. Also made it easier for me to care for the other twin and my son.


It spread their weight evenly on my hips, not my back. And I used it till after they turned 2 yrs old, although much less from a year old up. But honestly, from a small baby to a toddler, wraps are in my opinion way more comfortable for the parent.

Elsabé Marlene Rabé

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
babies not only survive, but thrive through touch.

Twincessmamma is offline  


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 12,790

37 members and 12,753 guests
acharyasharma06 , Allen , AllTomorrowsParties , BarefootBrooke , Boodah'smama , Bow , Bufomander , ch4rity10 , chofchof89 , CricketVS , customphotoprops , Deborah , emmy526 , Gensi , girlspn , GladysScott , happy-mama , hddclub85 , Janeen0225 , Katherine73 , LadyAnnibal , lisak1234 , MarthaKw , mumofacub , NaturallyKait , nic1231 , redsally , RollerCoasterMama , Salome2144 , scheelimama , shantimama , Skippy918 , Springshowers , sren , transpecos , worthy
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.