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#1 of 3 Old 05-01-2004, 06:11 PM - Thread Starter
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Hi! I am usually over on the diapering board, but I need some help! DS is almost 7 months, weighs nearly 20 pounds and is about 28 in. tall. I am short (5'2") with a short waist and back poblems. I need suggestions for a comfortable carrier. I could not figure out the maya and I have tried an Ergo, but it didn't feel right either. I have a Kangaroo Korner Adjustable Cotton Pouch that I've been wearing him in since his first still works ok, but it starts hurting my neck after awhile. I don't have tons of $$ to try things out either. I love wearing my boy, but he's nearly half as tall as me already!! I know someone has the answer...
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#2 of 3 Old 05-01-2004, 08:44 PM
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I know you said you tried an Ergo but a carrier over both shoulders sounds like the best bet to alleviate the back pain. I'd say a or a wrap carrier like Ellaroo. If you can sew there are lots of ABC (Asian Baby Carrier like the Kozy carrier) patterns on line for free like at
You can also get 4-5 yards of fabric and try to make a wrap to see if you like that before buying, there are lots of tying/wrapping directions out there too but the sites escape me at the moment.
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I totally agree with Ann! A wrap or an Asian-style baby carrier sounds like the perfect thing for you.

Excellent wrap tying directions can be found at

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