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Hi mamas,<br><br>
I have a 2 month old that really doesn't care to be held, wrapped or slung while facing me. She'll simply arch away from me and fuss. She's been like this since she hit about 4 or 5 weeks old and I have no idea why.<br><br>
Anyway, I have a sleepy wrap and I know how to make a pouch and also a modified cross carry and carry her forward-facing, but of course, it's impossible to nurse that way, and it's less intimate, so I would love for her to accept facing me. Does anyone have any ideas how I can accomplish this?<br><br>
Thanks!
 

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maybe she's tired?? Try walking around briskly for a bit and see she settles down. She maybe one of those babies how make their mamas walk walk walk.
 

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Hi!<br><br>
I wish I could pin in on that, but she does it anytime I try. I flip her around, so she's facing out and then she's fine.<br><br>
My son was the opposite and never wanted to be put down. He loved being worn.<br><br>
I start walking immediately after I put her in and she fusses a tad lower, but she still pushes off my chest (think tummy time) as far as she can <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">. Once I stop moving, she starts crying.
 

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can you put her sitting sideways? that way she can still see around and it not smushed up against you, but you can still see her face and she can snuggle in or nurse without having to completely reposition her?
 

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Hi,<br><br>
How would I safety get her in sideways in a wrap? It has the X front and I don't feel comfortable putting both her legs through one side. Is there another way to do this that I'm not thinking about?
 

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Are you using a stretchy wrap? If it's NOT than you should think about a back carry. Doesn't help the nursing thing, but DS, who had previously only liked being worn while sleeping, suddenly started spending hours being worn. He really liked a high back carry so that he could see what I saw.<br><br>
You can make your own wrap really quickly if you can sew a straight line.<br><a href="http://www.mamatoto.org/Default.aspx?tabid=63" target="_blank">http://www.mamatoto.org/Default.aspx?tabid=63</a>
 
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