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ERGO Baby Carrier - Camel w/ Camel

A baby wearing carrier for infants and toddlers.

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Ergo Baby Carrier- SUPER product. Buy it early on and don't regret it!

  • Mar 25, 2010
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 This product is  great for new parents or parents who already have kids and need a free hand by confining the littlest one while out and about. I looked at many baby carriers, from wraps, slings and packs.  I started w/a Baby Bjorn and didn't care for it.  It was difficult to use and had stiff material and I found it very uncomfortable to use. Then I moved to a peanut shell and hated it, thought my baby would suffocate in that one. I ended up with a Moby wrap which was tricky at first but then great- my baby loved it so I could do housework and walk around stores while carrying him close to me. BUT, eventually he got too big to want to use it and I stopped using carriers all together when he was about 9months old.
Well, now my son is 18mo. old and we have some traveling in our near future and hiking trips as well. I wanted something to take on our trips to avoid using a stroller and I finally came upon this carrier and wished I had this one all along! This to me, is one of the most perfect carriers out there. It is so comfortable for both you and your baby and fairly easy to use. Yes, it seems a little pricey but really when you think about it- the use you will get from it will far outweigh the price. Had I just bought this in the beginning I would have saved money in the long run from ones I had and barely used. Plus this one grows so well with your baby and I can't wait to use this for a second child as well.  Another plus, my husband outweighs me by nearly 100lbs and has 9 inches on me and we both are able to wear it!

Some websites with better pricing are diapers.com (10% off much of time) and just google ergo baby clearance sales and they all seem to have great reviews and return options if for some reason it wouldn't work.

Pros:
Holds kids up to 50# and been tested up to 90#'s. 
Soft and comfortable material and evenly distributes weight well to parent and baby
Completely washable and has great color options/organic lines, too
Great and easily adjustable for tall/short/thin/heavier people
3 great ways to wear so baby can be comfortable
Great for newborns up to 4yrs old.
Easy to get the hang of using
Baby is comfortable and happy and you are bonding
Small and portable for travel
Sunhood for protection
Pocket pouch for keys/cell/diapers etc.

Cons:
Little pricer than some (but worth it- REALLY)
difficult to nurse in the carrier

I am not a clever person at all and get intimidated by the baby wearing contraptions.  This took me all of 3 tries to put muy son in  while around the house before I was able to put him in the back position by myself in under 15 seconds! There are great videos online on Youtube to check out plus the manual.  Really, this product is terrific and I would highly recommend anyone to get this who has a child that either loves to be held but you need a free hand (ever try vacuuming or stirring a hot pot of something while holding a baby for 20min?- not so easy!) or if you have multiple children and want to help yourself out by not chasing two or three in different directions while you are out on the town! This product would be so great to have in the beginning of your childs stages on up.  And the more you use it early on, the easier  it gets and the more your childs loves it as well. Bonding is so important especially in our busy lives and this really allows for us to keep that natural desire of closeness a part of our hectic modern lifestyles!
ergo baby carrier- super product-just get it early on and don't regret it! Ergo Baby Carrier- SUPER product. Buy it early on and don't regret it!

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March 25, 2010
I totally agree! I love the Ergo carrier! We've had it since birth and it has been indispensable. She loved it when she was a newborn and she still loves it now that she is 14 months old. As @devora mentioned, this review would fit great in the Eco-Babyz community! :)
 
March 25, 2010
Thanks for the review and I will have to check out that site. I am just trying to navigate the "community" right now and see what' out there. Any other questions on the carrier and I am more than happy to try to answer them!
 
March 25, 2010
Wow, this is a really wonderful review!  Very helpful in deciding whether to purchase it or not .  I don't know if you've seen the Eco-Babyz community on Lunch yet, but you should really consider joining and adding your review there.  I sure the parents there would really appreciate it!   Thanks for sharing :)
 
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review by . March 05, 2010
posted in Eco-Babyz
The Perfect Carrier From Newborn to Toddler
Babywearing is a huge part of our lives. I wear Elijah around the house, especially when I have to do a bunch of stuff. When we go anywhere I never bring the stroller, just a carrier. It's so much easier to wear your baby, and they feel so much more secure, not to mention the benefits that come with babywearing which you can read about on the Dr. Sears website.      I was recently given the opportunity to test out an ERGObaby Organic carrier for our Go Green, Baby feature. I …
Quick Tip by . May 26, 2010
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review by . February 27, 2009
posted in Eco-Babyz
Husband with our daughter at a local farm
I finally tried the ErgoBaby outside of the house today when we went for a walk with my daughter who is 1 month old. I love it! The best thing is that it works from infant to toddler, no need for multiple carriers as your children grow.       I am not quite sure what I would do without the Ergo baby carrier. It calms a crying baby, it is great for walks outside in the rain with an umbrella (no bulky wet stroller), it is gentle on my back, fits both mommy and daddy, super durable, …
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Using the ERGObaby carrier gives you continuous connection, fabulous feeling of freedom, and security knowing your baby is safe.

This is the all-in-one soft baby carrier, assisting you through all the stages of your baby's growth and moving from front to hip to back position easily. 

Parents tell us the ERGObaby carrier is the best of all the baby carriers on the market. It was designed by Karin Frost and has undergone extensive testing by tens of thousands of parents. Its innovative design makes wearing your baby comfortable for hours at a time, gives you the freedom to remain active and productive in your daily life, and holds your baby secure to your body so you are HandsFree.

 

ERGObaby's baby carrier design supports a natural sitting position for babies, eliminating compression of the spine and hips that can be caused by unsupported suspension. The baby carrier also balances the baby's weight to parents' hips and shoulders, and alleviates physical stress for the parent.

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Category: Baby Carrier
Weight: 3 lbs
Brand: Ergo

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