Comparison of Carriers

TheBabyWearer's Comparison of Babycarriers

TheBabyWearer.com's Comparison of Babycarriers

rebozo

un-padded sling: stretchy

un-padded sling: woven

padded sling

2 slings crossed

pouch

wrap around carrier: stretchy

wrap around carrier: woven

soft carrier: Asian/ unstructured

soft carrier: structured

hip carrier

podegi

frame back-pack

suitable for a newborn

some

no

no

no

no

suitable for 3 to 6 months

no

suitable for 6-12 months

to

suitable for toddlers

to

to

easy to learn

easy to put on

suitable for breastfeeding

to

no

no

adjustable to different sizes

to

to

fine adjustment with baby in carrier

to

Easy in and out ("poppability")

long wearing comfort

to

to

to

to

to

good in hot weather

to

to

to

to

to

to

price range #

to

to

to

to

to

to

fabric range

rebozo

un-padded sling: stretchy

un-padded sling: woven

padded sling

2 slings crossed

pouch

wrap around carrier: stretchy

wrap around carrier: woven

soft carrier: Asian/ unstructured

soft carrier: structured

hip carrier

podegi

frame back-pack

Ratings

# very approximate price ranges:

Excellent

USD $30 or less

Very good

USD $31-60

Fair

USD $61-100

Poor

USD $101+



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