When you’re on-the-go, nothing beats comfortable and safe baby slings or carriers so you can take your baby with you whether you’re outdoors or even on a trail.
Baby slings and carriers are truly godsend. With these, adventure-loving mums and dads can now take their bubs with them anywhere, even on trek.
Even for mums and dads living a simple and sometimes, sedentary lifestyle, baby slings are still the best thing on earth for them as they can bond with their little ones as they are kept tight and close to their hearts (quite literally).
Over the years, baby companies have come up with new developments in carrier designs and materials to fit every parent’s and baby’s needs. So we gathered the best 10 that would make you realise carrying your baby can be this nice and comfy.
The Hug-a-Bub Organic Mesh Baby Ring Sling is made from a soft and breathable 100% cotton fabric which allows for airflow around your baby. It has a gathered shoulder design to give you additional coverage and for enhanced wearing comfort.
Colours: Comes in two colours, Uluru Sunrise and Bondi Blues
Carry Life: This baby sling will last you from birth until your baby no longer wants to be carried.
The Manduca Baby Carrier was invented by a mum in Germany who taught other mums how to wear their baby. It has been designed with comfort in mind, for both mum and baby. It has generously padded shoulder straps, a wide waist belt which evenly distributes the baby’s weight, and is designed to give the baby the orthopedically recommended ‘M’ position (that is that the baby’s bottom is lower than the knees).
Colours: Comes in Black, Navy and Red
Carry Life: Newborn to Pre-school
RRP: $189.95 with free shipping included
The Ergobaby Omni 360 carrier is a marriage of the original 360 and Adapt. It enables your baby to sit in four positions, it does not need a newborn insert, it has a new cross over strap option — all of these whilst maintaining the signature hip safe ergonomics and classic stylish design of Ergobaby carriers.
Colours: Comes in Khaki, Midnight Navy, Pearl Grey, Pure Black
Carry Life: For babies from 3.2kgs up to 20kgs.
For adventure-lover parents, the Ergobaby Multi-Position Performance Carrier is for you. With its “moisture-wicking mesh for ultimate breathability”, “durable synthetic exterior” which allows easy washing and quick drying, and “tapered shoulder straps and padded waist strap” so both parent and bub stay comfortable and cool.
It’s also lightweight which is perfect when you’re on the go. Italso offers front, back and hip positions so your bub stays comfortable even on long walks.
Carry Life: Babies from 3.2kgs to 20kgs.
Free from buckles, straps, and snaps, the Boba Stretchy Wrap ties up into a perfect fit. It may take a while before you get the hang of wrapping bub with you but with its wrapping instructions, you’ll be a pro in no time. It’s made of soft, stretchy material so bub and you stay comfortable longer. It’s simple but supportive.
Colours: Turquoise, Yellow Organic
Carry Life: From birth to around 18 months
RRP: $84.95 (Turquoise); $109.95 (Yellow Organic)