Baby carriers are one of the most convenient ways to get things done with an infant in the house. With the popularity of the internet there are now more options for baby carriers than there ever have been before. With all of these different options it is hard to figure out which one is the best fit for you personally.
One Shoulder Baby Carriers: This type of baby carrier is where most of the weight is supported by one shoulder. This is typically a type of sling or wrap baby carrier. This type of baby carrier is used by placing the sling over their head to form a pouch with the fabric. Ring sling baby carriers use two rings to help loosen and tighten the material so it is adjustable for newborns all the way up to toddler years. This type of one shoulder carrier is perfect for parents who prefer the front or hip hold when carrying their babies. These ring slings can come with additional padding to help offer comfort to the shoulder that is supporting most of the weight. These types of baby carriers are superb when being shared between parents who are two different sizes. They are also important for breast feeding mothers as they offer not only security but an easy cover for breastfeeding in public. These carriers are also good for light household chores and snuggles throughout the day.
Two Shoulder Baby Carriers: This type of baby carrier is your more traditional buckle carriers or stretchy wraps. This baby carrier helps to distribute the weight of the child equally between both shoulders. Stretchy wraps are important for newborns that are born with special needs as it provides the closeness that they crave as well as provide a sensory response to pressure. They also come in a one size fits all format that makes it useful when sharing wraps between people who have different body types. The buckle carriers are based more for structure. They provide a harness systems for parents that allows them to carry children in numerous different positions and allows for straps on each shoulder as well as one to two straps that support across their backs to help evenly distribute the weight. This type of baby carrier system is intended for the more active parents who are always on the move. It helps to maintain good support for both the baby and the parent.