If you’re having trouble deciding which style to invest in, take a look at our list of the top 10 best baby carriers and slings on the market today.
Whether you’re in desperate need of some hands-free time or want to take your little one “off-road,” a good baby carrier can certainly make life a whole lot easier.
1. Action Baby Carriers
Action Baby Carriers are one of the UK’s leading budget carriers at just £69.99. Fun designs, comfortable padding and completely ergonomic support for babies and toddlers make them a popular choice for active parents. The Action Baby Carrier is easy to use on the front, hip and back. It enables users to follow the TICKS Rule for Safe Babywearing. Individually made in the USA, in two sizes. Regular for 0-3 yrs and Toddler for 1.5-5yrs.
2. Beco Gemini
The Beco Gemini is a truly versatile soft buckle carrier suitable from birth-to-toddler (8-35lbs) offering four comfortable carrying positions – front facing in & out, hip and back carry. Featuring a supportive waistband and wide padded shoulder straps that can be worn backpack style or crossed on your back, the Beco Gemini is an excellent option for both mum and dad – easy to use, super comfy – sleek, affordable and stylish! RRP £99.00
3. Rose and Rebellion
The original Great British Baby Carrier. Handmade with love in the UK so you can step out in comfort and style. Ordinary? Not in this brand’s nature! Come dance to the beat of a different drum. Pretty or Punk, Rose or Rebel. Rose and Rebellion have got your back (or front)!
4. Boba Wrap
For modern parents who love the warm feeling of holding their little one close while remaining hands-free to complete essential tasks, the Boba Wrap is the perfect choice. With it’s two-way stretch the wrap is both comfortable and supportive, and with easy to follow instructions and videos, you’ll be wrapping in confidence within minutes, keeping your precious bundle close to your heart for all those kisses! RRP £38.00
5. Sleepy Nico
Sleepy Nico are passionate about quality, style and safety. Their carriers are ergonomic, comfy and easy-to-use from 3 months through to toddler. They offer you the closeness of a cuddle while your child travels safely and the collection is simply gorgeous, with the option to have unique custom-made carriers.”
6. Caboo +Organic
Caboo +organic has soft wide straps that distribute baby’s weight evenly across both shoulders and supports your little one in the perfect position for their developing hips and spine. It is easy to put on, with multiple hands free positions, including discreeet support when breastfeeding and a hip position for older babies. The gorgeous double faced fabric cocoons your little miracle in folds of beautifully soft organic material. RRP is £64.99
7. Ergonomic BabyBjörn Baby Carrier with Wide Leg Position
The ergonomic Baby Carrier One is the next generation of the popular BabyBjörn carriers. With padded shoulder straps and a structured waist belt allows you to comfortably a child from newborn up to the age of three years. The new design prevents pulling on the shoulders and back. Little ones also have the option of sitting in the wide leg position for “hip-healthy” babies.
8. Boba 4G
The Boba 4G is the perfect carrier for today’s active families who want to take both baby and toddler along for the ride! Ergonomically designed for optimal support, the 4G Carrier includes a removable infant insert to boost newborn babies, in addition to detachable foot stirrups to support growing toddler legs in a seated position. Add to that a sleep hood, bag tab and 3 handy pockets for everyday essentials, and you have everything you need in one handy package from birth-to-pre-school (8-45lbs). RRP from £94.50
9. Original ERGObaby Carrier
The original Ergobaby carrier was a game changer when it come to babywearing comfort. Regarded as one of best baby carriers for more than a decade, this model can be adjusted to be worn on the front, back or hip. The design allows baby to sit in an anatomically correct position which promotes healthy hip and spinal development. Suitable for carrying children weighing up to 40 lbs. An infant insert can also be purchased for use with newborns and very young babies.
10. Beco Toddler
The fashionable Beco Toddler is a generous buckle carrier specifically designed to carry large toddlers and pre-school children, 18 months to 4+ years (up to 60lbs) and with an impressive 18″ x 19.5″ back panel, the Beco Toddler provides amazing support to even the sleepiest adventurer. Add to that a supportive waistband, wide padded shoulder straps, built in waistband pocket, detachable sleep hood and zip-close storage bag, and you have one very awesome carrier for both wearer and rider! RRP £110.00
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