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      ERGObaby Original Baby Carrier

      This padded carrier features an adjustable sleeping hood and provides an ergonomic posture design that supports your baby's hips, pelvis and spine growth while you're on the move and as they grow.
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      Item # 808129

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      • Baby's weight is dispersed between the hips and thighs, helping eliminate compression of the spine; weight is balanced to the parent's hips and shoulders for enhanced comfort
      • 100% cotton design offers great breathability to help keep both baby and parent cool; carrier and hood are lined with soft, 400-threads-per-inch cotton poplin
      • Waist belt with 0.25-in. high-density neoprene foam padding extends to 43 in.
      • Shoulder straps feature comfortable 1-in. high-density foam padding; shoulder straps and chest straps adjust to fit body heights ranging from 5 ft. to 6 ft. 5 in.
      • Sleeping hood with elastic adjustability can be lengthened to keep up with your baby's growth
      • Zippered pocket securely stores small accessories and personal items
      • Tough, high-quality buckles, and webbing along with reinforced stitching at all fabric intersections, help ensure that the ERGObaby Original baby carrier will last a long time


      ERGObaby Original Baby Carrier

      Specification Description
      Best use Casual
      Bag style Baby carrier
      Frame type Child carrier
      Weight 1 lb. 13 oz.
      Weight - metric 0.82 kilograms
      Max. weight (child+gear+pack) Up to 45 pounds
      Adjustable torso Yes
      Fits torso Up to 23 inches
      Fits waist/hips 25 - 43 inches
      Material(s) Cotton
      Frame material Not applicable
      Number of stays 0
      Suspended mesh back panel No
      Pack loading Panel
      Pack access Panel
      Number of exterior pockets 1
      Raincover included No
      Dimensions 18 x 14 x 12 inches
      Gender Unisex

      ERGObaby Original Baby Carrier

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      Rated 3out of5
      by fromGood, not great I used this carrier quite a bit from the time my son was about 3 months until he was about one year. However, by the end he was quite big and was no longer being supported knee to knee. I also found that the heavier he got the more uncomfortable the carrier got around the waist since the webbing just kind of digs into you with little padding. I think this is mostly an issue when the child gets heavy and there is more weight to support. I would still recommend the carrier, but probably more for smaller babies and smaller adults.
      Date published: 2014-06-26
      Rated 4out of5
      by fromSupportive carrier I bought this for my second baby after he turned 5 months. I used Baby Bjorn for my first, but she was very petite and only weighed 19 lbs at 2 yrs. my son was already 14 lbs at 4 months. I found ergo baby more supportive with the waist strap. I have only used the font carry. I find my son does try to push way. I probably need to tighten the back and shoulder straps. The Carrier is helpful for having hands free when playing with the toddler in the Yard.
      Date published: 2014-04-28
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromLove it! I love my new ergo. Most comfortable pack I own. I have another front pack that I used for the first few months and love using my ergo now. I give the ergo a 5 star and the color 4.5 stars. I have the gray star design and love the gray but wish the inside wasn't white with gray stars. I am sure it will get dirty over time.
      Date published: 2013-06-19
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromNo other carrier fits the bill Because attachment/bonding is so important, I did a LOT of research before I decided which carrier we'd buy. We purchased this item (and the backpack attachment) second hand before the arrival of our adopted son. He was 2 and approx. 33 pounds when he came home, and this product was indispensable! For the first few nights we'd wear him until he fell asleep, and it worked like a charm. He even started asking to be "up backpack" after about a week! Now almost three, we still use it when he's sick, wants to be held for a long time or when we need that extra element of control but still want him to participate in the environment. Even though I'm not your typical female body frame (I'm a muscular 5'5" 180lbs), it fits great and feels great. The weight of the child is on comfortably on your hips, not your shoulders - just as a good pack should distribute the load. You can wear the child front or back, and if you are creative you can wear on the side or nursing. There are accessories available, including an insert to help hold newborns a little more securely. There is no front-forward carry, however. It's small, lightweight, durable and can be washed. The backpack attachment is the size of a small daypack, and is great for carrying extra diapers, wipes, a snack, the camera, wallet, drink... and anything else you might need on an outing. The only drawback, as the other reviewer mentioned, is that it's hot. If you plan on wearing your child in the summer heat, take a small, squishy cold pack, wrap a t-shirt, towel or some other light fabric around it, and place it between you and your child. It'll save both of you from "swack" (sweaty back!). Rigid, internal frame packs are bulky, awkward to put on and are prone to getting caught up on stuff. After only a few weeks, my son was "helping" me put him in the carrier (back carry) by giving me his hand and sticking his foot into the proper positions. Take a bit of time to practice with your co-parent or friend before wearing your child in the ErgoBaby. This will give the confidence and skill to do it by yourself! Bottom line: Don't even bother with another carrier - this'll last from birth to age 10! Seriously! I would (and have) recommend this many, many times!
      Date published: 2010-09-05
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromWorth it's weight in gold! Hands down, one of our most valuable pieces of outdoor gear. We were given a frame carrier and also decided to purchase the Ergo after my husband read a favorable review in Backpacker magazine. We've tried the frame carrier a few times and have always gone back to the Ergo. We started using it when our daughter was about 5 months old and we still use it (she turns three next month). We've hiked hundreds of miles with her in the Ergo and we all love it. Pros: - more comfortable for the parent and better for balance on tricky trails - in cold weather, the child next to the parent's back is an extra layer of warmth - easy for child to nap (can rest head against the parent's back and is held in place by a hood that snaps on the shoulder straps) - doesn't take up much space so easy to take along, good for running errands and other non-hiking trips - can also be worn as a front carrier (useful when child is smaller) - great customer service, they replaced our carrier even though we were at fault for a broken buckle (we accidentally stepped on it) - durable and well made Cons: - in warm weather can get really hot with child against the parent's back - can't use a sunshade or bug screen like you can with a frame carrier - child doesn't get same visibility as a frame carrier (although this hasn't bothered our daughter)
      Date published: 2010-10-26
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromMy most valued baby gear This is my most valued piece of baby gear. I had a few different carriers with my first child (framed backpack carrier, sling carrier, front carrier where baby faces out) and none of them worked as well as the ergo. The framed carrier was too bulky for everyday use, the sling carrier caused neck, shoulder and back pain, the front carrier was very uncomfortable for me and baby. I did a lot of research when I was expecting my second child and decided to purchase the Ergo. I love this thing! It has replaced my strollers and all my other carriers. I could comfortably carry my 3yo on my back while 32 weeks pregnant with my youngest. I have worn baby in this carrier while doing chores around the house, walking, shoveling snow, shopping, on field trips, etc. Due to its lightweight construction, it easily fits under baby wearing coats and vests (like Suse's Kinder coat). I cannot recommend this carrier highly enough.
      Date published: 2011-03-31
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromI LOVE this Baby Carrier! [...] My wife and I are going to purchase another one soon.
      Date published: 2011-06-29
      Rated 5out of5
      by fromNice for use Just good.
      Date published: 2012-05-02

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