Best Baby Carrier for a Newborn

by mysteeqz5

Do you want to keep you newborn close but be hands free? Which baby carrier is the best for your newborn?

Do you have a newborn you want to soothe? As a new mother you are now busy with your new baby, meals and possibly other children as well. How can can you take care of your house and the baby at the same time? A baby carrier will keep baby close and allow you do go about your business. What do you do when that newborn baby cries and wants your attention? Place her in a carrier and see how happy they are being so close to their mother. As soon as my daughter was born, I noticed how happier and less fussier she was when she was near me. When they placed her in the incubator she would be moving constantly, however, when I held her, she slept like a baby, well she was one.
Why should we have to sacrifice that closeness? Find the best baby carrier for your newborn so you can continue to bond with the baby while still taking care of your house. Put the baby carrier or sling on your baby supplies list.

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Moby Wrap

The Moby wrap should be on your baby supplies list, it is made of 100% cotton which makes it comfortable and soft for baby. It also spreads of weight of baby all over your shoulder which makes it really comfortable for you. It doesn't strain your shoulders and back like other carriers do.


  • comfortable
  • machine washable
  • breathable
  • stylish for moms
  • reasonably priced
  • promotes closeness and bonding


  • takes some time to figure out how to wrap up your baby to ensure she is safe
  • long fabric overhang may be annoying
  • not stylish for dads-my husband would not be caught wearing this (maybe it's just him though)
  • becomes restraining for older children

Baby Bjorn Baby Air Carrier

This Baby Bjorn carrier is made with a breathable mesh material so that you and your baby don't bake in it while out and about. It has wider straps to lessen the strain on your back. Newborns are placed in the carrier facing you and then when your baby grows older, you can turn them outwards.

It is made of a safe material so that when the baby faces outward they end up chewing the material.


  • grows with baby from newborn and up
  • breathable material for hot climate or travel
  • can be worn by both parents - adjusts to different heights


  • more expensive than other brands

Infantino Swift Classic Carrier

This Infantino beats all the rest in terms of price. It is made of a soft material with padded straps. It is easy to use and compact for storage during travel.


  • price can't be beaten
  • style nice for dads too
  • easy to use
  • adjustable straps


  • some say no not as comfortable for you and baby

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Updated: 12/21/2012, mysteeqz5
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hug a bub wrap on 04/04/2015

Wraps is the best baby carrier product because they're so versatile.

KH.C on 09/17/2012

baby k'tan also can be one of the best baby wrap.

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