Posted by Laura Hamilton on December 15, 2014
The Portable Baby's Soft Structured Carrier Comparison Chart is coming back, don't worry! We're updating it with lots of brand new carriers, making it easier to read, and taking it offline for a bit while we work on it.
In the meantime, you can compare carriers with a cool new tool on the website. Choose any category (for example, "Newborn to 6 months") and you can compare selected carriers within that category.
1) Where does the waistband go?The waistband is worn by most people at the top of their hipbones, resting on the pelvis. Do not wear it up around your natural waist near your ribcage, and do not wear it down *on* your hips so that it knocks against the front of your thighs when you [...]
How to correctly position a baby’s legs while babywearing in a soft structured baby carrier such as the Boba, Beco Gemini, Ergo, Pikkolo, Tula and similar:Legs shouldn’t hang straight down. Put your baby into the carrier, then grab your baby gently under the thighs on either side, and lift the thighs a little while pulling [...]
The TICKS Rule for Safe Babywearing – not the loveliest name, but a good way to remember some basic principles. Keep your baby close and keep your baby safe. When you’re wearing a sling or carrier, don’t forget the T.I.C.K.S.TIGHTIN VIEW AT ALL TIMESCLOSE ENOUGH TO KISSKEEP CHIN OFF THE CHESTSUPPORTED BACKTIGHT – slings and [...]