Considering you are getting a very well made product which is essentially four carriers in one that you can use to carry your child for up to four years if you choose, I think it is well worth the $159 price tag. I would recommend it as your first/only carrier or as an updated addition to your baby gear repertoire.
Is Ergo baby a good brand?
First of all, Ergobaby is a very durable, safe, and trusted company. For years they have provided homes with many different babywearing options. Options that will leave parents a little less anxious because they are confident that their sweet little bundle of joy is safe and sound.
Is the Ergo Baby Carrier good for newborns?
The infant insert is a safe, comfortable, convenient and easy-to-use insert for newborns. It’s important to use the infant insert because it provides structured, cushioned head and neck support for babies 0-6 months old, as well as keeps your baby’s legs in the ergonomic “M” shape.
What age should you stop using a baby carrier?
We will suggest you to stop using the carrier with your baby after 18 months, especially when your little one will start learning to walk and demanding more floor time. At this age, crawling and walking are normal phenomena, and you must be encouraged for the healthy development of your child.
How should baby be in Ergo carrier?
Sit baby in an ergonomic position.
Your baby should be sitting in a natural wide-leg, spread-squat position with her knees higher than her bum, think an M or frog leg shape. This ergonomic carrier position supports your baby’s spine, hips and legs to help prevent hip dysplasia.
What age is ergo baby carrier for?
The recommended age range of the Ergobaby 360 Cool Air is the same as our All Positions 360 baby carriers. It supports babies from 12 up to 45 lbs / 5,5 kg up to 20 kg with the carrier only, and babies from 7 to 12 lbs / 3,2 to 5,5 kg with the use of the Ergobaby Infant Insert (sold separately).
How long can baby be in Ergo carrier?
If you are using an Ergobaby Original or Ergobaby All Position 360 Carrier, you will need an infant insert when wearing your baby between 3.2-5.5kgs / 7-12lbs or approx. newborn to 4 months old. Our Adapt and Omni 360 carriers can be used from newborn (min. 3.2kgs/7lbs) with no need for an insert.
Can you wear your baby too much?
You Can’t Spoil a Baby Through Baby Wearing
It’s just not possible to spoil an infant by holding them too much, says the AAP. 1 Since baby wearing can reduce crying, that means less stress for everyone.
Are baby carriers bad for babies legs?
Baby carriers that force the baby’s legs to stay together may contribute to hip dysplasia. Baby carriers should support the thigh and allow the legs to spread to keep the hip in a stable position.
Can a 1 month old use a carrier?
Newborn babies can be put in a carrier, but it is preferable to wait until they are capable of holding their heads high. If you need to use a carrier for babies younger than that, it is recommended that you choose a carrier that has a sturdy headrest where your new baby can rest its head.
Is it safe to carry baby in carrier?
Baby carriers aren’t recommended for babies under four months of age or babies who can’t hold up their heads yet. This is because they’re at greater risk of neck injuries.
How long can you wear your baby?
How long can I wear my baby? As long as you both want. If baby is in a carrier that supports healthy positioning, you can continue to wear her for as long during the day as you are both comfortable, and up until baby hits the weight limit (which is often around 40 lb!).
Are front facing baby carriers safe?
While you can safely and comfortably have your baby front facing in a baby carrier starting at 6 months old, most babies are happy to be held in the front inward facing position past 6 months old.
Can you sit down with Ergo baby carrier?
I don’t think it’s necessary to use a sling or wrap just to sit with your baby… if you need the support because of discomfort when nursing or they fall asleep, yeah, try a wrap or a ring sling… the Ergo just isn’t meant to be sat in.
What should baby wear in carrier?
Dress for the weather.
During the winter, you can wear your baby inside or outside of your coat. If you prefer inside, dress her in her indoor clothes and a hat, put on the carrier and baby, and then wear a babywearing pouch, maternity coat, or coat that’s a size or two larger than you normally wear, Low says.
Are Ergo baby carriers safe for hips?
The International Hip Dysplasia Institute Acknowledges Ergobaby Carriers As Hip Healthy Products.