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Best toddler carrier for petite mum(2 Posts)
Can anyone please recommend a toddler carrier? I’m 5 ft 3 and my daughter is 18 months and we have the osprey poco, but even on the xs setting it’s too big for me (sits on my bum and steel frame digs in) it’s fine for my partner but he’s having a foot op soon so will be out of action for a while. I also have the ergo baby omni 360, she doesn’t seem very comfortable on my back in that, fine on the front but gets uncomfortable after a while. So ideally looking for something similar to a poco but for shorter females
I have an ergo omni 360 too and I also found that it started to get uncomfortable when DS was around 18months. We didn’t want to get a framed rucksack style carrier because they add extra weight. So we bought a tula toddler. It’s a soft carrier but the section for the baby is bigger so it holds our toddler’s leg in a more supportive position and comes up higher on his back. Our 11kg kid feels much lighter to carry in it compared to the ergo. Can be worn front or back. Depending on why your DD finds the ergo uncomfortable something like this might be a good idea. Some other brands make toddler sized carriers too - boba and connecta I think, but I haven’t tried those. The tula fits me well at 5ft5 with a short back and my 6ft husband finds it comfortable too.