We put baby carriers and slings to the test. Check out what our mommy testers had to say, and find the one that’s right for your bambino.
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- Find the Baby Bjorn Active Carrier in Our Parents Shop
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ERGObaby Organic Baby Carrier
The fact that this carrier can be worn three ways — on your front, on your hip, or on your back-wins over plenty of parents. “I loved the ERGObaby because it distributed the weight more to my hips and preserved my back,” a parent tells us. ($135)
- Find the ERGObaby Organic Baby Carrier in Our Parents Shop
This old-school carrier has fans as well. “I loved the Maya Wrap because it was so easy to wear, and it worked great for my daughters, who used it until they were well past age 2,” says an editor in our office. “It looks like a super big infinity scarf, so you can almost get away with wearing it without the baby!” ($75)
- Find the Maya Wrap at mayawrap.com
This front carrier is still a fave. “The Baby Bjorn Original was so easy to use and comfortable for my daughter. No hassles!” one user tells us. ($80)
- Find the Baby Bjorn Original Baby Carrier in Our Parents Shop
This version of the popular Evenflo Snugli fits bigger babies from 16 to 40 pounds. “I like the pocket on the front,” says an art director in our office. “It was great for keeping a pacifier or teether.” ($80)
- Find the Evenflo Front, Back and Hip Snugli on Amazon.com
A removable infant insert helps this carrier grow with your baby. “It’s a solid piece of gear!” one editor tells us. “I was able to use it for both my oldest and then my youngest.” ($130)
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