Mom-Tested Baby Slings & Carriers

We put baby carriers and slings to the test. Check out what our mommy testers had to say, and find the one that's right for your bambino.

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Baby Bjorn Active Carrier

Moms tell us they love this Baby Bjorn with extra back support. "It was easy on my spine, breezy for a newbie to fasten, and, in black, went with everything I wore," one mom tells us. ($130)

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ERGObaby Organic Baby Carrier

The fact that this carrier can be worn three ways -- on your front, on your hip, or on your back-wins over plenty of parents. "I loved the ERGObaby because it distributed the weight more to my hips and preserved my back," a parent tells us. ($135)

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Maya Wrap

This old-school carrier has fans as well. "I loved the Maya Wrap because it was so easy to wear, and it worked great for my daughters, who used it until they were well past age 2," says an editor in our office. "It looks like a super big infinity scarf, so you can almost get away with wearing it without the baby!" ($75)

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Baby Bjorn Original Baby Carrier

This front carrier is still a fave. "The Baby Bjorn Original was so easy to use and comfortable for my daughter. No hassles!" one user tells us. ($80)

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Evenflo The Front, Back and Hip Snugli

This version of the popular Evenflo Snugli fits bigger babies from 16 to 40 pounds. "I like the pocket on the front," says an art director in our office. "It was great for keeping a pacifier or teether." ($80)

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Britax Baby Carrier

A removable infant insert helps this carrier grow with your baby. "It's a solid piece of gear!" one editor tells us. "I was able to use it for both my oldest and then my youngest." ($130)

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