Features: There are various different types of fabric carriers that are inspired by traditional Asian carriers that fasten securely by using tied straps. All have a square or rectangular body with straps coming out of the top corners and various different possible fastening methods and postitions. The most popular Asian Style Carrier is the Meh Dai, which fastens by tying around the waist and over the shoulders. Some may have additional features such as a sleep hood. Not suitable if you find tying knots difficult.
Easy As ABC: Asian-style Baby Carrier or Mei Tai: 10 Steps
Babywearing International. You need both of your hands for everyday things, and in the end, babies do grow. With that said, many parents turn to baby carriers to find the silver lining. These things come in all shapes and sizes, with plenty of features that should make your life easier. But which ones are the best options the market has to offer?
Baby carriers are part of the daily necessities once you have a baby in the family. But with so many choices out there, it is hard to figure out which one to invest in. We will help you make a decision but showing the pros and cons of each one and giving you the list of the best options as suggested by real parents. There's no right or wrong. Go with what feels best for you and your child.
And there's a big benefit for you too: Both hands are free to pick that perfect melon at the market, push a big sister on the swings, or even vacuum if you must. Here's a quick rundown on a few baby-wearing options. There are dozens of ways to position, fasten, and adjust, and place your baby in or on these and other carriers, so experiment until you find the style that works best for both of you. Ask your mom friends for advice or maybe even a hand-me-down since babies outgrow most carriers in a couple of months. If you're buying new, many manufacturers include how-to videos you can watch and practice with your baby.