One of our favorite things when Jacob was a little bit more smaller is our Moby Wrap.

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Moby Wrap in its folded form (a bit big)

I had it bought from the NJ just before I gave birth to him. When I got pregnant, I knew I would want to be close to my baby and still be able to do things around the house and keep my hands free. So I searched online for baby carriers and came across the Moby Wrap.

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Jacob on the Moby

I picked it out of the rest because I didn’t want ‘harnesses’ or those straps and buckles to be in the way or protruding in a way that the baby would get marks on this thighs or arms. We did receive a regular baby carrier, a hand-me-down from his cousins, and my husband preferred that more because wearing the Moby in a tropical country, not so good especially if you sweat a lot. READ MORE OF THIS AWESOME REVIEW AFTER THE BREAK!
Baby wearing is becoming more and more advocated in our country. A lot of Moms and Dads are getting into the baby wearing habit simply because we are getting more educated on the pros of baby wearing, and it creates more bond or attachment between Mom/Dad and baby. There is even a group that promotes baby wearing, the Filipino Associate of Babywearers or FAB. Click the link to visit their Facebook page.

When we traveled late last year, we both had the regular carrier (the brand escapes me! I’ve put it away already so I can’t check.) and the Moby Wrap with us on the plane. The Moby Wrap for Mommy, the regular carrier for Osc. It’s a great gear to have when traveling with a baby.

Here’s Dad and Jacob on the regular carrier

Osc tried the Moby Wrap out a few days before our trip, and he did use it during our layover in Narita, Japan.

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 Using the Moby Wrap during our layover
 

The great thing about Moby Wrap is, there are different ways to put it on! The Gathered Method and the Folded Method. I prefer the Folded Method being the OC person that I am. Plus it can double as a blanket because of its size.

Gathered Method (photo from MobyWrap.com)
Folded Method (photo from MobyWrap.com)

If you’re interested in getting a Moby Wrap or still deciding what the best type of baby carrier is for you and how to start babywearing, you can check out their website here.

I know the Moby can still be used for Jacob’s age, but he’s so heavy now! LOL. I had it wash, pressed, and ready for use for the next one! 🙂

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Roxi

Roxi is happily married and mom to two boys (#SantiagoBros!). Mommy blogger since 2010, work-at-home Mom as a virtual assistant and web designer at Mommy Mover.

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6 Comments

  1. I’m always amazed that the Moby wrap will hold children but it looks like a great way to carry them close to your heart.

  2. CrazyNutsMom says:

    I have heard of these, and was not a wrapper when my kids were younger. I think it’s a great idea for mom’s who want that free arm.

  3. Pamela says:

    Love the moby wrap, I used a wrap for the first time with my last baby and LOVED it!

  4. Moby wrap didn’t exist when my kids were little. For our daughter, I found the Hip Hammock and loved it! Glad your husband is involved in the baby care! 🙂

    • Mommy Roxi says:

      He loves taking care of Jacob so much. He initially didn’t want to get a nanny for him. But he’d be so tired after work, he falls asleep during his ‘duty’! 😀

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