Soft Structured Carriers
“ My husband and I are anti-"baby bucket." Everyone these days seems to carry their baby around in a plastic bucket with a handle, holding her at shin height and putting her on the floor for convenience. When I got pregnant, we swore we would never be "bucket people." We didn't know it at the time, but we were destined to become Ergo people instead. Need to get your...” --JulieInChicago
“I used the Ergo with my first until he was nearly three. He preferred to be on my front most of the time, right up till the end. We used it for grocery stores, walks, travel (so great for airports!) and some epic hikes. I am now using it for my second baby, age 3 months. She was too big for the newborn insert (birth weight 11 lbs, 4 oz and the insert goes to 12 lbs!), so I had...” --MinneapolisMama
“ We use this carrier all the time. We love to hike and walk all over town with this carrier. One thing that I really like is that the ERGO sport carrier keeps me cool on the outings which is no small feat carrying a little love oven everywhere. Definately worth the price if you want a carrier that can take long hikes. Sometimes it seems like the straps slip on long hikes and...” --psmama
“ I don't see this one mentioned a lot on the boards. I received it from a friend and it is hands-down my favorite carrier. I have had ring slings, wraps, etc. but this one is definitely my go-to. I have a large 5 month old (almost 20 lbs.) and it's the only carrier that doesn't leave my shoulders sore at the end of the day. I've used it as a front carry only so far, but it also has an option...” --Kuba'sMama
Designed in Italy, the Chicco UltraSoft Front Infant Carrier provides soft breathable mini-vented lining giving baby a cool, padded & comfortable ride. Adjustable padded straps give parent the proper shoulder fit and comfort. The carrier features an exclusive cuddle pocket to soothe and comfort baby, as well as a washable snap-on cloth to protect clothes from dribbles and drools. Vented...