Many carriers are sold as fitting from newborn all the way through to toddlerhood. However, some of the adjustments required to truly get this amount of flexibility out of a carrier aren't always obvious or well explained in manuals. In this video I demonstrate how to "shorten" the back panel on a carrier by simply … Continue reading FAQ – Help my carrier is too big for my baby: Fit tips for fitting a newborn baby into a Buckle carrier (shown with the Ergo Omni 360)
You can carry a baby facing outward in a suitable carrier once baby has a really strong neck and are tall enough to sit comfortably forward in the carrier you have for them with their head fully clear of the top of the carrier. This differs from baby to baby and also carrier to … Continue reading How to carry forward facing in an Ergo Omni 360
The Embrace is the newest carrier from Ergo Baby. Unlike their other carriers that work best from 2 or 3 months ish right through to 2.5 years... this carrier is designed to really fit that newborn and younger baby stage. It works really well right from birth and will last you till around 1 year … Continue reading Ergo Baby Embrace Review
Carrying your child on your back can be truly freeing! Back carries completely free up your hands to get on and get stuff done, and they are generally more comfortable too as most of us load bear better on our backs than our fronts. Plus once your child is tall enough to see over your … Continue reading FAQ – How do I get my baby onto my back in a buckle carrier on my own?
Carrying your baby is such a personal thing – people carry for different reasons and different carriers suit different people. Here is Juliet’s story…. "I knew I wanted to carry my baby when I first found out I was pregnant. It seemed like a common sense thing to do; aside from the fact that we’d … Continue reading Carrying Stories – Juliet
Ergobaby carriers are really popular, and it's very easy to see why. They are very well made, well designed and fit a wide range of parents and babies. They don't fit everyone of course - like any buckle carrier it's definitely worth trying on before you buy - as different brands fit different body types … Continue reading Which Ergo?
At least a couple of times a month a parent comes in and says they have a Baby Bjorn or other narrow based baby carrier which they were using, perhaps not comfortably but happily using nonetheless, but now they are worried because they heard that it was "BAD", "Bad for their babies hips" or even worse … Continue reading The Myth of the “BAD” Carrier
I love stretchy wraps for the newborn period. Despite owning slings of all types and styles the humble stretchy wrap is still my go to for my newborn. But there are so many brands and at first look they all look the same - just a long piece of stretchy material! But there are differences... … Continue reading Stretchies! Aren’t they all the same? (Updated)
Made from fibres extracted from Eucalyptus and Acacia, the Aura wrap is beautifully soft and one of the lightest wraps on the market. Despite being ever so light, thin and soft the Aura is deceptively strong! So strong in fact, it has rapidly become one of my 1 year old daughter's favourite places to sleep. … Continue reading Ergo Aura Wrap Review
I love stretchy wraps for the newborn period. Despite owning slings of all types and styles the humble stretchy wrap is still my go to for my newborn. But there are so many brands and at first look they all look the same - just a long piece of stretchy material! But there are differences... … Continue reading Stretchies! Aren’t they all the same?