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Old 03-16-2011, 08:42 PM   #1
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Default Wraps and SSCs--little update #21

First of all, I need recommendations for a soft structured carrier that fits big people. DH and I are both fat this time around, and the Ergo isn't going to fit. Is there a brand that has a little (or a lot) of extra room in the belt?


Second, wraps for meeeeeeeeeee. I'm pretending the world is perfect and I can have whatever I want.

And I'm thinking I would choose a non-stretchy and a stretchy version. And I like these:

For the non-stretchy: http://www.calinbleu.com/products/%2...auze-wrap.html

And then I like these:
http://www.wrapsodybaby.com/shop/pro...hp?prod=alyssa

http://www.wrapsodybaby.com/shop/pro...php?prod=rowan

The color is a good one for me on the Rowan, but the pattern isn't. I do well in greens, and the Alyssa has some beautiful shades in it. But it's not girly. And I'm having a girl for the first time ever. And while I do want to avoid pink pukage everywhere, I do want girly stuff. Although.......I think I really do prefer the Alyssa.

Those that have met me IRL would say I'm pretty similar to how I am on the boards, so knowing me, what do you guys think?

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Old 03-16-2011, 08:57 PM   #2
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Default Re: Wraps and SSCs

1. They make an extender for the Ergo.
2. LOVE the Amethyst. GOOOOORGEOUS!
3. The Alyssa. No pattern. At least not that pattern.
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Old 03-17-2011, 03:22 PM   #3
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Default Re: Wraps and SSCs

I have a Beco II and DH can wear it and he's pretty broad shouldered and a little on the chunkier side.

Love the amythest. Out of the two of stretchy wraps, I would pick the Alyssa. I'm not a fan of the other pattern.
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Default Re: Wraps and SSCs

the new ergo performance has a longer waist. I use a nana's jetpack xl or babyhawk oh snap.
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I picked the gauze for the non-stretchy because it gets so, so horribly hot here, and I wilt in heat. I roast in winter, too. Is that a terrible choice?
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its a great choice for small-average babies. If you grow giants like I do you might find you need something more supportive after a bit.
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Old 03-17-2011, 03:39 PM   #7
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the new ergo performance has a longer waist. I use a nana's jetpack xl or babyhawk oh snap.

Oooh, the Jetpack XL looks *perfect*! Thanks for the recommendation!
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Gauze is great for summer.

My favorite summer wrap is my Ellevil Zara. It totally rocks - really, really supportive (I wore my preschooler in it comfortably) and thisclose to being as cool as my gauze. I have the original black and white that I bought when they were first introduced. It looks like she's expanded the line a LOT in the last year and there are some new gorgeous colors!
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I love that the Alyssa wrap is on a gradient instead of stripes. Stripes and I are distinctively Not Friends.
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Instead of an SSC, I recommend an oliviabolivia MT.
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its a great choice for small-average babies. If you grow giants like I do you might find you need something more supportive after a bit.
That's a crap shoot with this one. We've never had a baby of the female variety before. The boys were 24lbs, 20lbs, and 18lbs at 6 months, respectively.

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Instead of an SSC, I recommend an oliviabolivia MT.

It's for DH. DH wants buckles and is all about anything without them. I'm good on the mei tai front.
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I have a moby you can have and possibly a gypsy mama bali baby breeze. If I can get it back.

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oh and the ergo fits around my belly just fine. I think we are close to the same size.
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I have a moby you can have and possibly a gypsy mama bali baby breeze. If I can get it back.

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oh and the ergo fits around my belly just fine. I think we are close to the same size.

I've tried a Moby, and it's not my favorite. Thanks, though!

The last time the Ergo fit around my belly was when I was 170 pounds. I'm significantly heavier than that now.
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Are you interested in the gypsy mama if I can get it back?
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What's the pattern?
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