I had a Moby first and I have to say I LOVE wraps. I just love the versatility, there is a carry for every situation you can think of! While a Soft Structured Carrier (SSC) like a mei tai may be quicker and less complicated a lot of the time I find that it's not any more hassle to do quick rucksack carry
Yes I think it is totally worth it. I love woven wraps! I started doing back carries at 6 months, but you can start earlier. My favorite back carry is Back Wrap Cross Carry (BWCC), or rucksack tied in front (rucksack TIF). There are tons of Youtube videos of babies of all ages to learn how to bacy carry. My favorite wraps are Storchenwiege, LennyLamb, Didymos, Girasol, Diva Milano and Ellevill.
I also have a 5-month old (but she's 18 lbs lol) and I love having her on my back. I use woven wraps in a back carry with her since she got too heavy for the stretchy at around 3 months. So I would say it's definitely worth getting one! There is a bit of a learning curve when it comes to back carries, but there's lots of resources online and youtube videos to help. I suggest you try a few different carriers out and see which ones will work for you. Are there any sling meetups near you? x
Echoing what the other posters have said! I just bought my first woven a couple weeks ago and I have fallen in love! There are so many styles, sizes and fibers even within the brands that NaturalMama listed! The possibilities for getting the perfect fit are endless. I now have 2 more wraps on the way to cover all the different situations/carries.
We have an ergo which I still love but for back carries I go straight to my woven! I love the ruck tie in front and secure high back carry because my LO is a leg straightener and leaner. The forums at thebabywearer.com are great for learning different carries and learning about the different wraps.
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