Thursday 26 June 2014

Suppori Baby Sling

When I was first introduced to the Suppori Baby Sling, I was amazed at how small it was. "Are you sure this little thing can support a full grown baby?" I thought. Hence, I was really excited to try it out and couldn't wait for my boy to be old enough (the baby must be strong enough to sit up on their own for short periods of time in order for you to use this sling).

There are a few sizes of the sling and I was given L because, well, these hips don't lie (plus I'm slightly taller). It takes some practice to learn how to get your baby in and position him right, especially if you are doing it for the first time.

It is easier to put the baby in from the front and then shift him to rest on your hips
Left = Correct position;
Right = Wrong position (baby looks like he's going to fall out!)

Took me a day to figure out how to carry my baby correctly but after many tries, it was really easy to use. I love how the sling is handy for going out for a short breakfast or shopping trip as it is easy to put him in and take him out as compared to full carriers like the SidePlus All Mesh. It is also lighter, more compact and fits nicely into your diaper bag or stroller bag.

Small enough to fit into the palm of your hand =)

The sling clings to the edge of your shoulders where the bones are rather than near the neck so as to give you more support and prevent neck and shoulder aches.

Greater support for your shoulders

It is also made of a really strong material that is both cooling and lightweight. The sling is so compact that I can simply wear it (when my baby is being carried by the hubby) while walking around and it looks perfectly ok =)

Wearing the sling to the toilet because I was too lazy to take it off

You'll of course still need the full carrier if you're going to be carrying your baby for longer periods of time, especially if your baby needs to sleep along the way. Your baby might not be too comfortable sleeping in a sling.

Baby Boy doesn't seem to mind though as he's sleeping a lot less in the carrier now that he's older! He loves to look at everything as we walk so being carried at the side is great for him. He doesn't care which carrier he's in, he just loves to be close to me. I love the bond I share with him as he goes everywhere with me, literally stuck to my hips! *laughs*

If you're keen to try one, we are giving away a Suppori Sling to ONE lucky reader!

Simply follow ALL of these steps to qualify:

(1) Leave a comment on this blog post on your baby's age and what you like about the Suppori sling

(2) Like both MadPsychMum and MummyToon on Facebook

(3) Enter all THREE of the above entries into the Rafflecopter widget below (don't forget to do this as we'll be using the widget to pick the winner!).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

The other entries are optional but you may enter them for more chances of winning! Good luck! =)

Terms and Conditions of this giveaway:
a) This giveaway ends on 9th July 2014 (Wed) and is only open to readers living in Singapore.
b) Participants must complete all three entries and enter them into Rafflecopter in order to qualify (i.e. if you said that you've commented, make sure that you do. I do check). Incomplete entries will be disqualified.
c) The winner will be drawn randomly via Rafflecopter and must respond within 3 days after being contacted by me otherwise another winner will be drawn.

Disclosure: Complimentary Suppori Baby Sling was received from MummyToon for the purposes of this review and giveaway. No monetary compensation was received; all opinions are my own.


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