As what I have mentioned in my last post (which was more than a year ago…) with the new baby, I had to make sure that I can walk around and do stuff even if I am with her and that I had her stuff. Last year, I didn’t have a nanny, so if Emma was not in my mom’s house during work days, she was always attached to me.
So I got to experiment and find the best baby carriers in town.
MAMAWAY RING SLING
One her first month, since her head and back were not strong yet, I tried out the ring sling. I got one from Mamaway and you know, my back and my arms were very grateful!
See – http://mamaway.com/collections/baby/products/ring-sling-baby-carrier-rainbow-mocca
I went to the zoo wearing this and it was great.
However, the downside was it was hard to assemble. And I had to do adjustments often in order to make sure it’s snug.
When Emma turned 1 month, and could be carried ala kangaroo, I used the K’Tan, which was a gift from one of my girlfriends. It was even cozier than the ring sling, and very easy to use. I got the Breeze variant so that Emma will not feel too warm inside.
(See – http://www.babyktan.com/breezewrap)
Another reason why I love it? It’s as if Emma was hugging me the entire time.
When she got a little bigger, I made her face in front so that she can explore the world with me.
BABY BJORN ONE AIR
When the Baby Bjorn that we ordered from the US arrived, it was time for papa to wear our baby, and he had a blast.
(See – https://www.babybjorn.com/baby-carriers/baby-carrier-one-air/?attribute_pa_color=sort&attribute_pa_material=mesh)
It was even easier than the K’Tan. And it’s right for my husband as well. From then on, going to the mall was easy. No need to cramp ourselves in the mall elevator with the stroller.
Overall, I can’t really pick a favorite carrier. Because in every stage of a baby’s life, there was one that will serve its purpose. But one thing I can say is that wearing a baby is one of the best things in the world.