Unlike strollers, baby carriers preserve the intimacy between parents and their child. Parents also have the added advantage of keeping their hands free to do, for example, chores. An ideal carrier keeps the baby secure and should be comfortable not only for the baby but also for the parent.
There are numerous baby carriers available in the United States. But how do you know which ones are knock-offs that compromise the safety of your baby? Hopefully, our list of the best baby carriers in 2019 helps you make the right decision.
Going by customer reviews and reputed baby product websites, LÍLLÉ Baby’s COMPLETE All Seasons is one of the best baby carriers with six carrying positions and the durability to carry infants and toddlers weighing between 7 lbs and 45 lbs. LÍLLÉ’ Baby’s carrier uses a soft cotton fabric for the exterior and has a 3D mesh for airflow on the inside. It has features like an adorable hood to protect your baby from the harsh sun as well as a wide waist belt and padded lumbar support to take away the extra pressure from your shoulders. These attachments make the process of placing and taking your baby out of the carrier completely hassle-free. And, as the name suggests, it is perfect for all seasons.
Baby Tula’s Explore Baby Carrier is made of soft and durable fabric and is very stylish. The carrier allows you to carry your baby on your back or against your chest and face your baby both inward and outward. It has an innovative body panel that is designed to adjust to your baby’s growth and importantly, your child’s hip development. Its added features include a waistband pocket and a detachable hood for naps and nursing privacy. An added advantage is, unlike other carriers, Baby Tula’s Explore Baby Carrier is designed to fit plus-sized parents.
Ergobaby’s 360 carrier comes with an adjustable bucket seat that supports your baby in the natural M position. The carrier also comes with a wide wraparound waistband to support your lower back, which is especially important for mothers who’ve had a C-section. Ergobaby’s carrier allows you four carrying options: a front-carrying position where you can face your baby forward or inward and on the hip or the back as the baby grows. It also comes with a tuck-away hood that makes nursing easy and protects your baby from the sun and harsh winds. Finally, with its premium quality cotton, it is easy to machine wash the carrier.
Onya Baby’s Pure Baby Carrier comes with a deep seat to support your baby in a natural setting and allows you three carrying positions: front, back, and hip. It comes with unique H- and X-shaped straps, offering strap configuration versatility. The X-shaped strap evenly distributes the weight between your hips and shoulders, ensuring that you carry your little one with safety and comfort. It also has an extra thick waistband that supports your baby and your back.
At a premium price of $200, Pognae’s New No. 5’s Baby hipseat carrier has many impressive features and is an amazing buy for those looking for a hip seat. The inner lining that comes in direct contact with your baby is 100% organic cotton. The minimalist design keeps it stylish and it is easy to clean. It has a roll-down flap for ventilation, keeping your baby cool in the summers. The South Korean company has recently begun shipping to the US market and the products are gaining much popularity. The only drawback, however, is the high price.