When it comes to baby carriers, it is hard to know which is best for you and your baby. There are SO many to choose from and they can be overwhelming to understand. We will be covering the basics today with type descriptions and suggestions! It is so important to keep your baby’s health a first priority when choosing a baby carrier. Many mama’s do not know that traditional carriers do not provide full support to baby and can cause hip dysplasia in infants. Hip Dysplasia.com has a wonderful visual of how to properly carry your baby to ensure that these risks are lower. This was something I was not fully aware of when I was pregnant so I want to make sure to spread the word to any new or expecting mama’s how important this topic is. When baby wearing is done properly it has many benefits for mother’s and babies!
Ergonomic Basic Carriers
Suggestions: Ergobaby Original Baby Carrier– One of the most popular and most traditional baby carrier. It is great that it can be worn three ways. The infant insert is great for little bitty babies. They have an organic option and have lots of colors and patterns! (we have this one) ERGObaby Four Position 360 Baby Carrier– This carrier came out in early 2014 and it is awesome! This is perfect for mama’s wanting to have the option to carry their babies outward. There is a stage between 4-8 months when babes become very curious and don’t care for facing inwards- this carrier is perfect! (we want this one next time around) Stokke MyCarrier Cool Baby Carrier: This is a very awesome carrier. It is the mercedes of baby carriers! I love their neutral carriers and all of the positions you can carry baby in. Great pick! BABYBJORN Baby Carrier– Tula Ergonomic Baby Carrier– Tula takes the cake for creating the most fun patterns for their carriers! You won’t even think you are looking at a carrier. I love how they have infant and toddler sizes. Boba Carrier 4G – Boba does a great job in producing baby carriers! This traditional carrier gives lots of support to you and baby, comes in fun patterns and classic colors!
Suggestions: Moby Wrap Original 100% Cotton Baby Carrier– This is a pretty traditional and easy to register for wrap. Lots of colors to choose from and the fabric is cozy. Includes organic options as well. It is a lot of fabric, so just be prepared to really wrap. Baby K’tan Baby Carrier– Another popular wrap that is easy to register for and is carried at many stores. This wrap has less fabric and has two separate pieces of fabric. A lot of mama’s love this option. Happy Wrap Organic Bamboo Baby Carrier– A great traditional wrap that may be a little easier to wrap since it has less fabric. Beautiful colors to choose from. Solly Baby Wrap– Solly is known for their super soft fabrics and classic yet simple patterns. We are hoping to get one of these any future babies! Boba Baby Wrap– Boba is really awesome at creating ergonomic carriers, each one they create is so unique and effective. Their wraps come in fun colors and those babies look so comfy in there!
What is your favorite wrap? Would love to hear from y’all!