Having a baby, especially a newborn, can be exhausting. You’re constantly looking for a second pair of hands, but that’s usually not the reality. A baby carrier can be a great option to keep your baby safe and close while also keeping your hands free to take care of other responsibilities.
Every parent has different needs for their baby carrier, but protecting your purchase with an extended warranty is universal. An extended warranty plan like MulberryCare can protect your baby carrier from all types of scratches, tears, and accidents it might encounter.
Here are a few of our favorite baby carriers on the market, along with some different uses.
For those seeking a minimal barrier: Baby Bjorn Mini Carrier
The Baby Bjorn Mini Carrier is the perfect lightweight option that has a newborn hold, facing in, and facing out capabilities. It features breathable fabrics that are OEKO-TEX Standard 100, which is top of the line for baby products. The Baby Bjorn Mini Carrier is small and soft, designed to be a limited barrier between baby and wearer to meet a very young baby’s need for closeness.
The Baby Bjorn Mini Carrier starts at $109.99 on the Baby Bjorn website.
For the Cesarean-conscious mom: Happy Baby Carrier
C-section recovery can mean a lot of adjusting from what you initially thought motherhood might look like. Finding techniques to still keep your baby close while honoring your healing can be a challenge. With the Happy Baby Carrier, you can ergonomically support children from 7-45 pounds, and it can comfortably be worn by moms with a cesarean incision.
The Happy baby carrier original goes for $169.
For the adventurers: Deuter Kid Comfort
For the adventure seekers, the Deuter Kid Comfort hiking carrier is a great option. This carrier provides both comfort for the wearer and the passenger, especially over technical trails. There is a mesh breathable back, and its been balanced to transfer the load perfectly for the wearer.
Your baby will feel comfortable in the Deuter Kid Comfort with a large, soft cushion around the entirety of the top of the carrier designed for optimal sleep no matter what position their head lands in. The accessible belt system ensures safety and is backed by the TÜV GS seal.
The Deuter Kid Comfort runs for $320 on the Deuter website.
For the fashion forward: The Artipoppe Zeitgeist Baby Carrier
The Artipoppe Zeitgest Baby Carrier is an extremely fashionable option, in modern fabrics and patterns unlike any other carrier on the market. They feature fabrics like denim, silk, cashmere, linen, cotton, and more. They are easily adjustable for newborn to toddler.
Check out your favorite styles on the Artipoppe website, with carriers starting at $350.
For those seeking simplicity: Tula baby carrier
Tula baby carriers are designed to be simple and safe. With only a few buckles, you can easily get your baby situated in a snap. The Free-to-Grow Tula baby carrier adjusts to fit both newborns and toddlers with front-facing and back-carrying positions. They feature breathable fabrics in lots of colors and patterns.
The Free-to-Grow Tula baby carriers start at $159 on the website.
For the extreme backpackers: Osprey child carrier
The Osprey child carrier is designed for long days of backpacking, with convenient pockets and extreme structure keeping both the wearer and child comfortable. Many designs have built-in canopies to block the sun and protect your child from any harmful rays on the trail. Use the Osprey child carrier Packfinder to find the perfect pack to fit your needs.
Osprey child carriers start at $300 on the Osprey website.
Protect your purchase with an extended warranty
Keeping your child safe and close while doing activities like going to the store, doing chores, or even hiking the trails can be extremely important. As always, it's important to to protect your investment with a product protection plan, which can help you get the most out of your baby carrier.
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