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Buckle Closure : Baby Carriers Guide

Buckle Closure : Baby Carriers Guide (8)
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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.

Age

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.

Position

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

Breastfeeding

Some carriers support breastfeeding while wearing baby.

Material

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.

Age

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

Position

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

Breastfeeding

Wraps can be used for breastfeeding without being completely removed.

Material

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

Age

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

Position

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

Breastfeeding

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

Material

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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