Friends have kindly offered advice and I'm posting these links here to refer to and in the hope that some-one may also have some thoughts and suggestions...
Front wearing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBBpzHe8pn4
Back wearing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1bbupwGRHM
Mai Tai patterns, I like this simple one
Here are several more to look through
The Moby Wrap
Do you have experience of using these wraps? Any advice about where to buy them in Canada?
Looking forward to hearing from you as Liam will be born next month and will greatly benefit from this closeness to his Mum or Dad or Nan's and Aunties.