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01 May 2012 @ 01:18 pm
I'm going to make this post a sticky post and leave it at the top of the community. There hasn't been enough community traffic to continue a monthly ISO/FS post. So we can just use this one permanently. :)

If you are looking for or selling a sling or carrier, feel free to post about it here! If you own a shop and want to advertise sales on your slings and carriers, it can also be done here. Please keep all ISO and trades/sales in the comments of this post.

Please be sure to ask for feedback when making trades/sales. And always request a DC#!

Have fun!
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06 May 2014 @ 08:22 am
I've loved my Ergo when my babies were small, but I have tall kiddos and a high waist, so I have trouble with a front carry once they're bigger.  The waist strap digs into my stomach when I try to do a back carry.  I'll take suggestions as to how to fix that, but I'm also interested in suggestions for a SSC to lust after that might alleviate those problems!
 
 
11 December 2013 @ 09:55 am
I'm not sure if there are any Moby fans in here, but Toys'r'Us is selling one for $FOUR-dollars(provided you ship to a store).
Figured it was too good not to sure with you ladies - Happy Holidays y'all :)

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3577553&cp&parentPage=search
 
 
16 October 2013 @ 09:24 am
Does anyone have a used ergo and/or ring sling they're looking to sell?
 
 
14 September 2013 @ 09:27 am
So before I had my LO, I bought a ring sling from BabyEtte and I've loved it! However, I've found it a little cumbersome for around the house (the way weight is distributed isn't very ergonomic IMO). It's great for throwing on and doing quick trips into a store. So, I bought a gauze wrap from her and I'm in love! However, I can see why it's more advanced LOL. I've got the front wrap down... mostly :)

I have a few questions:

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Thank you all!! :D
 
 
10 September 2013 @ 03:42 pm
what would you use to carry a big kid -- like a big almost four year-old? my son still loves being carried in the ergo, but he has outgrown the weight limit and his feet fall asleep in it. i'm not really a wrapper, and my husband will be the primary person using the carrier (i usually am carrying our one year-old and would love to have the ergo back for that purpose!). external frame packs haven't been comfy for us in the past. is there a soft structured carrier that would work for such a big kid???
 
 
03 September 2013 @ 01:31 pm
So, we went on a family outing to a lake on Friday, and we took my 3.5 week old baby with us. I mostly stayed in the shade with him, or carried an umbrella with me if I went to the water, but at one point, I found myself wearing him down at the water without my umbrella, watching the girls while my mom took a dip. The sun came out, and I wanted some shade for the baby, but the umbrella was too far to fetch and leave the girls unattended, so I grabbed my mom's sun visor and popped it around my neck. It worked great! It shaded his face from the sun, but gave him a gap for air, and it was curved, so I could still see him. If it was just a few inches longer (there seems to be a tiny wedge of skin showing), it would be perfect! Someone should market this...

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26 August 2013 @ 03:29 pm
My daughter is five weeks old and was just under six pounds the last time she was weighed. Her feet are really hard to keep warm. I have a woven wrap, and this week she decided she wants her feet out. Her feet were warm when froggied, but now I don't know how to keep them toasty. Socks won't stay on her feet and her feet are cold even with a footed sleeper. It is still around 70 during the day here.
 
 
08 July 2013 @ 05:13 pm
I'm just wondering if there is anyone here in the SoCal Babywearers FB group :)