ok i'll apologize now this might be a ramble of thoughts :S
I can't decide what to buy. I thought about waiting until baby is here and trying them out in store but I think the closest is likely an hour drive so that's not going to happen.
I borrowed something similar to the moby wrap before and liked it but my friend is having a baby just a few weeks after me. This will be my last baby so while I can sell it when I'm done I'd rather not spend a ton of money buying multiple carriers.
I go back to work when baby is 1yr and BIL said he'd want to wear a backpack carrier instead of dealing with stroller and a 5yr old, esp if they have to go on the bus at all.
I have bad shoulders so comfort for prolonged use is very important to me.
Other friends have recommended the Ergo baby to me, I also see other ones similar to that (Beco and I'm sure there are more). Some of the softpack can't be used for newborn, some can with additional insert, others come with insert.
I do believe that moby (or similar) would be best for the first month or so but curious to know thoughts on the softpack ones. Have people used for newborns? Can you wear for a long time?
Finally thing to consider is baby will be an April baby so lots of carrying will be done during the hot summer