Whats the Best carrier for wearing baby while doing housework?

Emmy - posted on 09/16/2011 ( 2 moms have responded )

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Hi I just wanted to ask what carrier you would recommend for carrying baby while doing housework. I usually use my ergo but with the infant pouch it is too bulky in front of me(my baby is 3 months). I also have a hug a bub (like a moby wrap) which I havent tried to do anything in but I find when I have her in it for walks and stuff it is really stretchy around her head when I try tuck her head in when using front carry so I don't use it much. Am willing to buy something else If need be.

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Cleaver - posted on 12/07/2012

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i have 3 a moby, a snugly, and a sling the moby is by far my favorite one my sons also

Tanya - posted on 09/21/2011

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I find back carries easiest for doing things around the house, but you might be comfortable doing that with such a young baby yet. When you do, a mei tai (like Babyhawk), a woven wrap (stretchy wraps like the Moby are not safe for back carries), or a soft-structured carrier (like Beco, Ergo, or Boba) can be great for it!

For now, I would either just use the Ergo without the insert (I just laid a receiving blanket across the bottom of the carrier so his feet wouldn't fall through), or maybe try a mei tai.

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