Carriers - Backpacks & Carriers
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Fri Feb 07 00:00:00 MST 2014hypnotic1 Rating:5.0
This is the only comfortable baby carrier that I have found. I have tried both sling and soft carriers similar to this Baby Bjorn, but they were very uncomfortable and caused back strain and pain for me. This carrier is comfortable for both me and baby (now toddler.) The leather is easy to wipe clean and will last forever and still look great. Black goes with everything. My baby loved being carried facing me when she was tiny, now she loves riding in it while facing the world as a toddler. If you are considering this item, but are worried that it costs more than it's worth... it doesn't. Save yourself the frustration of trying four other carriers (like I did) before finding a good one that you and your baby will love. This carrier is adjustable, so it grows with baby, and will last through however many children you will have. The only downside is that baby cannot ride facing away from you *on your back* with this carrier. It works with baby facing toward your back if worn in that position, but not facing away from your body. If baby is worn in front of you, then he/she can face either direction. Not a big deal for me, since that's not a position in which I would use a carrier, but it is one thing that some other carriers offer (including one other Baby Bjorn carrier model.) If your baby is a drooler/chewer and you wear him/her facing away from you, burp cloths can be folded over the carrier edge and tucked under the fold to prevent baby from chewing the carrier. Buying the specially designed bib is not a requirement. This is a great way to be mobile with a baby. I only regret not purchasing this three kids ago!
Wed Oct 05 00:00:00 MDT 2011mrshjd Rating:5.0
Skip the snuggies, bjorn and all the other crap carriers. This is perfect and my daughter loves it. It truly does grow with your baby. She slept in it hammock style for her first 3-4 months, then she sat up in it facing front and now she uses it as a sling on my hip. This was the only carrier besides our Ergo and a copycat sling my sister made us that we have had success with. And easy to use - nothing to adjust at all. Save your money and buy this.
Fri Jul 25 00:00:00 MDT 2014yadiramarcano Rating:5.0
I love the infantino carrier definitely recommended. :-)
Wed Apr 27 00:00:00 MDT 2011paiged Rating:5.0
I have another sling, a wrap and an ergonomic carrier and this is by far the easiest to throw on in a pinch. My other sling isn't nearly as comfy as this. It's slightly stretchy which makes baby more comfortable and the fabric is very leightweight without feeling flimsy (perfect for summer). I'm so glad I bought this (and at a much lower price than I could find anywhere else).
Wed Feb 15 00:00:00 MST 2012megacoop Rating:4.0
This works so well when my baby is fussy. She goes right in and falls to sleep within minutes. She's so cozy and comfy and leaves my hands free for chores and also just to give my arms a break! I also used it when I went shopping and she slept the entire time and so much easier than lugging around the infant carrier.
Wed Mar 07 00:00:00 MST 2012kkmi44 Rating:4.0
I have several slings and carriers, and this one is by far the simplest and easiest to use. No complicated wrapping and tying, no messing with buckles, just sit baby in there and go. However, it is not as secure as some of the more complex slings, so this one is the one I use mostly when baby is fussy and wants to be carried, but I have to do simple housework etc., where I can still keep one hand on baby most of the time, but appreciate the sling as "extra" support. I would not use it for a long walk or an extended shopping trip, but it's great just for around the house. It was also one of the only slings that worked for our newborn when she was too little to use the kind of carriers that go between their legs. In this one she could have her legs scrunched up like many newborns prefer.
Tue Sep 02 00:00:00 MDT 2014bgirl20 Rating:5.0
Very nice baby loves this. Seems to be comfortable for baby and Me
Fri Aug 10 00:00:00 MDT 2012coyiesworld1 Rating:2.0
Baby does not like being in this sling. I will just use it to carry laundry....
Sun Aug 24 00:00:00 MDT 2014vickirush Rating:5.0
My daughter-in-law likes it. But since this was a gift, I can't say from personal experience.
Sat Feb 18 00:00:00 MST 2012courtsouth Rating:5.0
The sling was for my friend for her baby and she loved!
Sat May 19 00:00:00 MDT 2012grannyk53 Rating:5.0
I purchased this for my nephew and niece. They have not complained about it so all must be well.
Thu Oct 13 00:00:00 MDT 2011tomiami2004 Rating:4.0
The sling is great and is very comfortable. I feel that the fabric should be thicker to provide more confidence that it is strong enough.
Thu Nov 03 00:00:00 MDT 2011sailor29 Rating:3.0
I bought this thinking I had finally found the right sling for my newborn. I was wrong. The material is thin and I could never get the sling to fit right around me.
Fri Nov 11 00:00:00 MST 2011memememem Rating:4.0
This is a great sling, my son loves it. On-line videos on how to use are very helpful. Can work as a nursing cover too.
Mon Mar 08 00:00:00 MST 2010afoster9 Rating:4.0
This was a good purchase but it runs a bit small. I'd order a size up next time.
Fri Jun 10 00:00:00 MDT 2011megginanne Rating:5.0
takes all the stress off your arms and disperses the wieght perfectly. I eve lend this out to other moms when i am not using.
Fri Apr 20 00:00:00 MDT 2012simp0021 Rating:3.0
Sling did what it said but I never felt totally comfortable with the baby in it. I will try a wrap for the next one. Material was very linty.
Sat Apr 06 00:00:00 MDT 2013rcrews Rating:3.0
Was not please to see this product, when it came in the mail. This material is thin. I would not buy this, if I had seen it a store.
Thu Feb 11 00:00:00 MST 2010mommy12345 Rating:4.0
This sling is easy to use, true to size, and a wonderful price! Highly recommended.
Sun Jan 08 00:00:00 MST 2012jill775 Rating:5.0
I got this sling for my sister & her month old baby boy. She & the baby LOVE it!!! Highly recommend
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