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#1 of 44 Old 01-17-2007, 01:56 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Everyone, 5 and up, had a baby on their back! Here are some of the pics I took:

Fabric with a knot - common all over SE Asia

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A mei tai style one, more common among the minorities and hill tribes

http://www.thekeoghfamily.photosite....7838866677.jpg
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Finally found a ladyselling them!....and I had to have one! (dd is 3 y.o)
http://www.thekeoghfamily.photosite....7805412000.jpg

Ilaria mamma to Owen, Caroline & Patrick .... loving life as expats in Asia intactlact.gifnovaxnocirc.gifuc.jpgnamaste.gif
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Wow, beautiful pics!
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How cool!!!!
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beautiful pics! Thanks for sharing!

I'm inspired to pull out my Kozy Carrier (I gave up on the front carry/back carry long ago) and will see if my 2.5 yr old wants in!

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Great Pictures!

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Awesome pics!! I think those are podegis, they are lovely!
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I love this one! http://www.thekeoghfamily.photosite....7735744000.jpg

Thanks for sharing!

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Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :d

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Great pics!

I've been wanting this particular sling however I didn't know what it was called. I thought the mei tai was a regular sling.

I really like my Bjorn however I want something more cloth/sling like rather than the style the Bjorn is. A woman in my LLL group had an older version of one of these and I wanted one so bad.
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Cool! Thanks for sharing!
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They ones similar to the mei tai are different in the fact that they only have TWO long straps at top, none at the bottom. I had never seen that!

Ilaria mamma to Owen, Caroline & Patrick .... loving life as expats in Asia intactlact.gifnovaxnocirc.gifuc.jpgnamaste.gif
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great pictures! Thanks for sharing.
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I don't know what the difference is between a Podegi and a Hmong exactly-- but it is one of those two. GORGEOUS!!
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Awesome pics and I love the carrier you picked!!
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Awesome!!!!

I so would have bought a few of those carriers too!!!!

I didn't see any babywearers (besides myself) when I went to Shanghai.
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Those are neat pics! So nice to see the babywearing culture!
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Thank you for sharing, they are all beautiful!

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Wow, these are awesome!!! Looks like a great trip!
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Guess who asked to see the photo on my computer again! My 2.5 yr old remembered the photo and wanted to see it again, before i put her in my Kozy. so thank you!

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Beautiful pictures!!
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Awesome!!!! Thanks for sharing





I think they look like podegis too.

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Yep, that's a pod! I would have certainly purchased one as well! I would do anything for an authentic pod or MT! Those pictures were just wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing!

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Wow, that's wonderful! I would be so cheesed to see so many babywearers! Those are gorgeous.

I'm Deborah, mama to Aidan, 11/02, Sean, 9/04 (my T21 SuperBoy), and Eleanor, 8/08.
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How totally COOL!!!!!!!
I love the picture of the one you got!! Gorgeous!!
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Very cool!

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Those are great pictures! I adore your new carrier, that is just so beautiful!

Kim, Mama to 4 and 1 more on the way!
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Oh cool! Thank you for sharing!

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How cool

I felt soo cool seeing the picture of the mama in the velvet carrier...which was exactly the same as the beibei I own. *muahahah*

too cool

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THank you for sharing! Beautiful pictures!
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