We are firm believers in babywearing as a great way to nurture that parental bond. It is the next best thing to being in the womb and you can continue to carry them until well into the toddler years with the right carrier (and the strength to go with it).
The variation in baby carrier styles, and designs allows you to match the type of support with the developmental stage your baby is up to. There are also plenty of versatile designs that can see you all the way through from birth until they are just too darn big to carry anymore.
Here you will find information on the best baby carriers for all design variations, physical types, and environmental conditions.
Our goal here is to provide information that is relevant to you, so that you can buy well, and buy once!
When I started my babywearing journey I always had five or six of these in the closet – it is expensive and frustrating – so we want to save you the legwork and expense involve in finding what suits you best.
Baby Carrier Designs
There are so many different designs of baby carriers and it is important that you match your style of carrier to your intended use.
The size of your baby is also very important and a poor buying decision can prove expensive. The posts below will help you understand the different styles and features including:
- Best soft structured baby carrier
- Best hip seat baby carrier
- Best cheap baby carrier
- Best ring sling
- Best baby wraps with patterns
- Best twin baby carrier
- Best waterproof baby carrier
- Best forward-facing baby carrier
- Best baby carrier for hiking
Baby Carriers For A Specific Purpose
Looking for a baby carrier to use in a specific scenario? These posts look at the most common reasons why someone would use a baby carrier and we tailor our recommendations to match the scenario.
This ensures that you have the best baby carrier to use for a situation, baby size, or even one that will best work around your own physical condition.
- Best baby carrier for a bad back
- Best baby carrier for plus size parents
- Best baby carrier for breastfeeding
- Best baby carrier for travel
- Best baby carrier for one and two year olds
- Best baby carrier for newborns
- Best baby carrier for Dad
in this section, you will find a range of comparisons of both baby carrier design categories and specific models that are most popular within their design category.
Most are based on objective performance comparisons that will give you a quick and easy way to find the right option for you.
- Moby vs Boba Wraps
- Solly Wrap Vs Boba
- Boba 4G Vs Tula Baby Carrier
- Tula Baby Carrier Vs Ergobaby 360
- The Baby Wrap vs Baby Carrier
- Ring Sling vs Wrap
- Baby Carrier Vs Stroller
- Baby Carrier Vs Hiking Backpack
- Deuter Kid Comfort Pro vs Osprey Poco AG Plus
Baby Carrier Questions and Information
Sometimes you can narrow things down to two choices, but that final decision is tough!
We have completed a number of brand comparisons making it easy to compare features and what would serve you best.
If you are not that far along and are still deciding on a style then we have you covered here also.
- Babywearing Glossary: Full Baby Carrier Terminology Guide
- 25 Amazing Benefits of Babywearing
- 9 Types of Baby Carriers
- Can I Use a Baby Carrier in a Car?
- Baby Carrier Safety
- Can a Baby Carrier Expire?
- How Do I Stop My Baby From Overheating In A Baby Carrier?
- How To Extend The Life Of Your Baby Carrier
- Which Baby Carrier Is Easiest To Put On By Yourself?
- When Can I Carry My Child In A Baby Carrier?
- Baby Carrier Positions By Age
- Fun And Productive Activities You Can Do While Babywearing
- Tandem Babywearing Tips and Techniques
- How To Keep Your Baby Warm In A Baby Carrier
- How long can a newborn be in a carrier?
- Does babywearing count as tummy time?
- How many calories does babywearing burn?
- What Muscles Does Babywearing Work?
- Why Does My Baby Carrier Hurt My Back?
- Do I Need Multiple Baby Carriers?
- How Much Does A Baby Carrier Cost
- How To Make A Baby Carrier More Comfortable
- Tandem Babywearing When Hiking
- How To Ensure Twins Are Comfortable When Tandem Babywearing
- Can You Wear a Baby Carrier Through Airport Security in America
- Safe Babywearing After A C-Section
- Can A Baby Carrier Cause Mastitis
- Can Baby Carriers Cause Hip Dysplasia
- How to Choose a Baby Carrier
- Can You Sit Down Wearing A Baby Carrier
- When Can Your Baby Face Forward In A Carrier
- How To Wash Your Baby Carrier
Baby Carrier Reviews
We have also reviewed and tested countless baby carriers. We have included a sample below with some of the most popular brands like Boba, Tula, Ergobaby, Babybjorn, Kelty, and Deuter.
You can check out our full list of baby carrier reviews here.
- Deuter Kid Comfort 3 Review
- Thule Sapling Elite Baby Carrier Review
- Ergobaby 360 Baby Carrier Review
- ERGObaby Original Baby Carrier Review
- Boba Baby Carrier 4G Review
- LILLEbaby 360⁰ Carrier Review
- Baby K’tan Baby Carrier Review
- Tula Ergonomic Baby Carrier Review
- BabyBjorn Baby Carrier One Review
- BabyBjorn Baby Carrier Original Review
- Infantino Flip Front 2 Back Carrier Review
- Infantino Sash Wrap and Tie Review
- Beco Gemini Baby Carrier Review
- MiaMily Hipster Plus Baby Carrier Review
- Beco Soleil Baby Carrier Review
- Clevr Cross Country Carrier Review
- Kelty Pathfinder 3.0 Kid Carrier Review
- Vlokup Water Ring Sling Review
- Maya Ring Sling Review
- Crosslinks Carrier Review
- NimNik Baby Sling Carrier Review
- Bebamour New Style Baby Carrier Review
- Moby Wrap UV 50+ SPF Baby Carrier Review
- Moby Wrap Original Baby Carrier Review
More Baby Gear
Check out the following pages for more essential baby gear to help in your journey through early parenthood.