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#1 of 5 Old 08-15-2003, 12:52 PM - Thread Starter
 
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my 7 mos old son is getting heavy and I am having discomfort and need to crack my neck a lot on one side. I think its due to the maya wrap. I tried on other side and tried to carry him on my back... any other tips? am using stroller more now. dd was also a heavy baby too...I used the didymos with her so was ok (but maya is great for last min and with the heat)!
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How are you carrying him? Have you pulled the cap over your shoulder & made sure the fabric is pulled down across your back? My ds & a big guy too. I find that I get sore more often now, especially if I'm not careful about how the sling is positioned. I can only carry him on my hip if it's for longer periods. I commend you, I'm not yet brave enough to carry him on my back!!

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I do yoga and it really seems to help w/ my shouder _troubles from my sling and from lying on my side to BF. There's a great book called Baby Om (you could probably find it used online) that shows you how to do it w/ your baby. DS loves it and it really stretches out my muscles.
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I get that too. My baby is about 24 lbs. what I do is actually put it almost on my upper arm rather than my shoulder. It works great and no pain!

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And try to make it as wide as you can across your shoulder. It helped me to pull it down a little bit and make it wider. It always hurt more if it was too close to my neck.

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