I have settled on my favorite baby carrier. - Mothering Forums

 
Thread Tools
#1 of 1 Old 08-13-2004, 10:46 AM - Thread Starter
 
Artisan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 5,329
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
I have a toddler and a newborn. I have many carriers, including a backpack, a Baby Bjorn, an OTSBH, a Moby Wrap, a KKACP, a KKAFP, a mesh pouch, and a PIP.

They all have their purposes, and I truly like most of them, but I LOOOOOVE my PIP. Here's why:

-- Adjustable
-- Very easy to use
-- Not too "crunchy" looking
-- Stretchy, but not so stretchy that you're hiking it up
-- Doesn't dig into toddler's legs, even without padding
-- The fabric is such that it doesn't bunch up around your neck, like the KKACP has a tendency to do (because of the tapered fabric), and it doesn't have the tendency to slide down your shoulder, like the OTSBH and the KKAFP do. It spreads out nicely over your shoulder without restricting movement and without moving around.
-- Babies and toddlers love it -- I use it for tummy-to-tummy and the hip carry right now.
-- Other people (even mainstream people at the mall or playground) comment on it all the time, asking where they can get them and how they wished they had one. I had about five nurses crowded around me at the doctor's office the other day.

I feel so sad for the mama who makes these, and I feel a little guilty for recommending this carrier when they're so hard to get. Another WAHM needs to start making adjustable pouches from hemp fleece!

What is your favorite carrier right now and why?
Artisan is offline  
Reply


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 19,814

166 members and 19,648 guests
1babysmom , 2moms15 , aestratton , agilesheltie , alicewyf , anachka , Anne Jividen , apeydef , APGoddess83 , artemis33 , ascher21 , Ash28 , avocet , azohri , badwolf092087 , ballerina85 , bananabee , bhaktilata , blessedwithboys , blissful_maia , blissor , bluefaery , Brittee , captainkitty2 , catladymeow , Chaxanmom , chickabiddy , chknlovr , clar5108 , Crazybean , Daffodil , dahlia810 , Dakotacakes , Dawn's mom , Deborah , Emanresu , emmy526 , EMRguy , Eris , Ethelpea , Evelynflower , firmfoot , floss&ferd , forestfoster , Fortune Teller , frugalmama , fruitfulmomma , gato_girl , Grace Wisdom , greengirl_ , hillymum , hottmomma , ian'smommaya , Incubator , Iron Princess , JackieSue , Jadzia , japonica , JennyT , jmarroq , jodieanneanton , jojobean , justmama , katelove , kathymuggle , kivada , KosmicMama , kyliew , lalalovely , lightheartedmom , lilmissgiggles , LiLStar , lilyofjudah , Linda on the move , loba , Mallow , mama2004 , Mama2ChicknLil , mamabear0314 , MamaChick , mamadance84 , mamadee17 , mamalisa , mamamash , mariarheateddy , marilyn612 , MegaMama1 , meghanmetz , Milk8shake , mimi33 , Mirzam , missmink , MountainMamaGC , MPsSweetie , MulberryMom , Mummoth , Mylie , MylittleTiger , Nah , NaturallyKait , naturalmummy , Nazsmum , newmamalizzy , nikkialys , oaksie68 , orangemomma , philomom , PirateQueen , quantumleap , Ragana , RDGL , redsally , rubelin , Ruthiegirl , samaxtics , sandiegongp , SandiMae , sarafl , sarahl918 , Scar217 , Selena Hoffman , SequoiaM , shantimama , sharaia , Shmootzi , sidrajedi , siennaflower , sillysapling , sofreshsoclean , Soleilmama333 , sortacrispy , Springshowers , stegenrae , stellanyc , Stelmyra , StillMe , SummerStorm22 , swissmiss2584 , t2009 , TheBugsMomma , Thuckus! , tomsmom31 , TourmalineMama , TrishWSU , VocalMinority , Voondrop , Wild Rose , witchypants , Wolfcat , zebra15 , Zirconia , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.