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Boba Classic Baby Carrier Reviews

Kasey Goodnough

Amazing Carrier


Pros: Great for older kids, Sleep hood, Foot straps, Extremely comfortable

Cons: Cant snap the chest clip alone when child is on my front.

This carrier is amazing. I got it just after my son turned 2 years old. I have been carrying him for just about a year. And we love it. He loves the back carry but we also do front carries for when he is tired. I am a very small mama. 105lbs 5'2". And this carrier is perfect for me. My son does not care too much for the foot straps, But they can be a good thing.  I also use this carrier for a 1 year old I babysit. We both love it. I strap him on my back and do chores. Without this thing, nothing would ever get done. I recommend this carrier to everyone I know. And will continue to do so. 

Best carrier ever


Pros: higher back to support baby, great support and weight distribution

Cons: wish that it had a pocket

Love my Boba....just bought it recently as I have a tall toddler who arches her back and was leaning out in the Ergo. The Boba resolves that problem as it has a higher back. I also like the wider waist and lower back support band, and the 2nd clip located higher than it is on the Ergo. The higher 2nd clip means that it is easier to secure your little one in place by yourself if wearing them in front. I like the footstrap feature too, my daughter isnt used to them yet. The detachable hood is a good idea too. The only negative that I have found so far is that it doesnt have a pocket to stash cell phone, cards, diaper etc. This is a remarkably comfortable carrier.

I love my Boba!


Pros: Easy to use, comfortable and versatile

I have the newest version of the Boba that just came out and I love it. We took it on vacation with us and used it at Disney.  It was so comfy and easy to get on and off.  I love it!

Boba is awesome


Pros: easy, stylish, organic,

Cons: i have no cons

I tried on many of the "good" soft backpack carriers.  The Becco, Ergo and Bebo were my top choices.  I tried on each one with my 18 month old son and he took to the Boba instantly.  He actually liked being on my back in the carrier.  It is so comfortable, easy to adjust and easier to put on.  I thought the Becco was a bit short since my son is in the higher percentile for height for is age.  I got the organic Tweet pattern, so cute.   I know that I will be using the Boba for several years and I am seeing the benefits to spending the extra money up front for the soft carrier that is comfortable, easy and stylish.  I have heard nothing but...
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Love it!


Pros: comfortable, easy to use and adjust

Cons: not comfortable for me on front

I debated for a while which carrier to get. After reading reviews that said this had a longer/ higher body I bought this carrier. I love it! it is so comfortable and adjusting can easily be done even with the baby in the carrier. I love that I can wear my two year old, put him down and throw my 8 month on without having to adjust or anything.   Con for me as I am large chested the clips hit awkwardly under my arm and isn't comfortable in a from carrier. However Dh prefers a front carry with my younger son, he doesn't have the same issue.   Best advertisement I can give is we bought a second boba for Dh so we could both wear the kids within two weeks of receiving our...
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Love it!


Pros: comfortable, sturdy, can keep my toddler close, easy on and off

Cons: none

I have been on the search for a back carrier for a while and I love this one. My daughter loves her peanut shell, but I'm over the pain of it! This is perfect for us, bc my little one can be close, but she doesn't feel confined...I guess that it's fun for her.

Wonderful for bigger toddlers


Pros: Tall shell, sturdy construction

Cons: Not for use with young infants

The Boba is a dedicated toddler carrier.  It is constructed well and very easy to use.  I really like the look of it and the size really does accommodate a large child.  It cannot be used with infants under 9 months.
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