Thursday, December 19th, 2013
BabyBjörn, Swedish innovators of the upright-infant front carrier, now have a version that converts to a back carrier. Baby Carrier One can be used from newborn to age 3 (or about as long as you can wear your child without your back giving out). On YouTube you can watch it in action.
I am a big fan of BabyBjörn, and not just because they show cute dads in so many of their ads (though that might help). I think their carriers are incredibly sturdy and supportive; it’s an example of getting what you pay for, IMO, because a bargain carrier might only have enough padding to wear comfortably when your baby is small. I hauled each of my kids around until well past their first birthday because it was so glorious to have my hands free and to not be nipping people’s ankles with my stroller all the time. This new one can last even longer; I wouldn’t be surprised if my little niece (shown below looking like an elf) is in one through her toddler years.
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