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I'm a total novice here...but am hoping to do some baby wearing in the coming months. Not looking for a double-device (I've heard they do exist), but anticipating that dh and I might each wear one on outings, or do a single stroller/wrap combo with the twins.<br><br>
Which wraps/slings do you love? I will be breast feeding, so I've been told to look for something that doesn't constrict the breasts too much.<br><br>
Any advice?
 

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For twins I would recommend a long wrap or ringslings. I have both for my little one. Um lots of both LOL. There is a great area over at <a href="http://thebabywearer.com" target="_blank">http://thebabywearer.com</a> for wearing more then one.
 

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With ds, we had 2 ring slings and loved them. (One was Maya Wrap, one was homemade by a friend by shaped the same.) And a Bjorn that dh liked early on but I never loved.<br><br>
I used to joke that part of the reason I was so eager to conceive a 2nd was that I wanted more carriers and now I've got them! This time I have added a Moby Wrap and 2 pouches (1 hotsling, 1 Kangeroo fleece) to my collection. I tried the Moby with my 3 week old niece and thought it was wonderful. Very comfy, secure, and really distributed the weight well.
 

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I love my new native baby carrier for the newborn stage. They show in the instructions how to use it with 2, though I have only ever tried it with one.<br><br>
What I like about it is that it is simple, nothing to tie or wrap. It is one piece and the baby can snuggle down and be completely covered for protection from the elements and nosy people wanting to put their face in your baby's! You can use it in a variety of positions as the baby gets bigger and is able to sit up. My ds lived in that thing until he got too big.<br><br>
When my ds grew bigger I switched to the ergo. I also love that, it was really comfy and easy to put on. It also is something dh would feel comfortable wearing. They do have an infant insert, but I never tried that. I would probably still be wearing 2.5 y/o ds in it if I weren't pg!
 

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Dh prefers the moby wrap with newborns, I like the hotsling, and you absolutely HAVE to get an ergo when they get older.
 

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Moby and beco.<br><br>
Can't live without either.<br><br>
DH uses them both too!!<br><br>
Pouch sling too...I have a Lucky Baby...i love it, but not as much as my Moby and Beco.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">First, let me just say that I know the Baby Bjorn is not generally recommended (at least here on MDC) because of something to do with the position it puts the baby in not being ideal for hips (or something to that effect).<br><br>
However, my baby HATED every single sling/wrap option we tried with her except the Bjorn. She liked being in that and at times it was a real godsend (like when she was screaming nonstop for hours every night and putting her in the Bjorn and walking up and down the hall was the only thing that would comfort her).</div>
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Same with my oldest dd. I tried to use a sling with her and she HATED them. The only thing she liked was the Bjorn and she LOVED it!!<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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I looked into those too and they looked okay. I bought one though and it was INSANE! I couldn't ever get it to work properly and gave up after one or two tries. It was crazy. I never got the hang of slinging my twins together though. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> You should cross post on the Multiples bb. I know you'll get great advice there too.
 

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I love my ringslings for the early months and breastfeeding. After my youngest DD got larger, I purchased an Ergo. We used the heck out of it. She loved being on my back.<br><br>
Do you have a local babywearing group? I know in my old town there was a babywearing group and they actually had a stash of different kinds of carriers for Moms to try before they bought. It was a really cool idea!
 

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Slings didn't work well for me, but the Moby - a touch inconvenient at first, but you get used to it- was great. I also got the Kozy Carrier (mei tei style) when my son was squirmier/heavier - one of the best investments i made.
 

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I love my mei tai. I have a larger chest so I cannot comfortably wear the baby bjorn type carriers. My mei tai was made by a WAHm and has extra wide should straps it is the best! I also like the wrap style carriers. Slings are okay and I used one fairly frequently with my first - but not my favorite.
 
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