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As long are you aren't on pregnancy restrictions you can use slings. Since you're already showing a hip carry may be a bit hard. To go into a back carry, put the child in a hip carry and lean slightly forward, then move the sling and baby to your back. I don't have either my padded sling or my dd with me right now to try it myself, but that is how I've done it with my unpadded pouch.
If that is too hard, you may want to invest in a wrap that you can wear over both shoulders which will help distribute the weight over the entire body and not just your shoulder or back.
A wrap can also be used later in pregnancy as a pregnancy belt to help with the weight of your stomach.
It can also be used in labour to help with pushing, positioning the baby, support and relaxation.