Baby K'tan help

posted 2 years ago in Babies
Post # 2
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

lula0508 :  if you can get the baby in its not too small. Snugger the better for a newborn. 

Post # 4
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Bee Keeper

Do you have a sling meet/sling library meet near you? Fantastic group for getting lots of baby wearing advice and fitting checks. 

Post # 5
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Busy bee

This is a good overview of safety measures for baby carriers: http://www.closeenoughtokiss.co.uk/babywearing-t-i-c-k-s/

 

I have a Baby K’Tan and I really like it for the first 6 months or so. It does need to be snug to properly support the baby. Also the material will stretch some with the weight of the child.

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

everything ive read about the k’tan is it should fit snug/small as it stretches quite a bit

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I am the same size and and thought my ktan might be too small… Nope! It’s definitely the right size and my giant 5 month old fits well comfortably in it.  That said … I found it really hard to use when she was a newborn, she didn’t come around to it until about month 4. If you’re having trouble keep trying and I highly recommend finding a BWI (baby wearing international) group if you haven’t already,. The one where I live has a selection of baby carriers that you can check out for a week at a time. 

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Bumble bee

❤️Just posting to say I love that you practiced with a stuffed primate 😩

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