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Baby Carriers Guide

Baby Carriers Guide (86)
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Find a carrier for you & your baby

When choosing the perfect baby carrier, be sure to consider: how long you plan to carry your baby in the carrier, which carry positions will work best for you & your baby & which materials you both prefer.


Usually designed to carry baby as she grows from newborn to toddler. Some may be able to fit a newborn, with additional adjustments or an added insert.


Allows more ways to carry baby for different situations. See carrier positions section below.


Some carriers support breastfeeding while wearing baby.


Available in a variety of materials such as cotton, mesh (lighter & cooler for hot weather) & more.

Carrier positions

Facing-in front carrier

Holds baby upright while facing wearer. Suitable for the first few months when babies enjoy tummy-to-tummy contact & supported sleep.

Facing-out front carrier

Great for older babies & toddlers who have head & neck control plus are curious about their surroundings.

Hip carrier

Fits baby’s body naturally. Allows babies with head & neck control to see wearer’s face & surroundings.

Back carrier

Suitable for larger babies & toddlers. More comfortable for going on hikes.


Usually designed with younger babies in mind to keep them close & snug. Check individual models for details.


Typically keeps baby close in one carry position. May take practice learning how to wrap.


Wraps can be used for breastfeeding without being completely removed.


Available in a variety of fabrics such as jersey knit (ideal for newborns), gauze (stays cool in hot weather), cotton & more.


Designed with newborns through older babies in mind. Check individual models for details.


Adjustable to fit wearer & carrying position. Easy to put on & take off.


Many mothers enjoy them because they can breastfeed without completely removing the sling.


The long tail of the sling can be used for many things including a sun shade, nursing cover or light blanket.


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