When it comes to baby carriers, there are lots of options out there, each with its own characteristics and benefits.
To determine which carrier will best meet your needs, we suggest you consider the following:
Below you will find an overview of the types of carriers you will find at Little Zen One, including why we love them and for whom they work best.
If you need additional help to figure out which option is right for you (or to understand sizing and/or material differences), we’re here for you - even during those middle of the night feeds. Please feel free to reach out.
Below are the above options summarized in a chart for easy scanning and comparison. Once again, we’re happy to provide you with more information on any of these options and/or help you decide which is perfect for you on a free Carrier Intro. Book yours here.
|Carrier Type||Age & Stage||Closure System||Front Carry||Back Carry||Hip Carry||Best Feature(s)|
|Woven Wrap||Birth and Up||Knot||Yes (multiple positions)||Yes (multiple positions)||Yes (multiple positions)||Versatility, comfort, and unlimited carrying options|
|Buckle Carrier (with insert)||Birth to 25 kg / 55 lbs||Buckle||Yes||Yes||Varies||Convenience and ease of use|
|Half-buckle Carrier||Birth to 20kg / 45 lbs||Buckle & knot||Yes||Yes||Yes||Its headrest, adjustable ‘body’ and comfy shoulder straps|
|Meh Dai||Birth to 20 kg / 45 lbs||Knot||Yes||Yes||Yes||Easy to put on, comfortable to wear and great for sharing between caregivers of different sizes|
|Ring Sling||Birth to end of carrying period||Rings||Yes||Yes||Yes||Quick and easy to take on and off, great for breastfeeding|
|Onbuhimo||7 kgs /15 lbs to 20 kg /45 lbs||Buckle||No||Yes||No||Light, compact and easy to use|
|Stretchy Wrap||Birth to 11 kg / 25 lbs||Knot||Yes||No||Yes||Lightweight and cozy|
|Hybrid Wrap||Birth to range||Knot||Yes||Yes||Yes||All the snuggle of a stretch wrap with the support of a woven wrap|