Best Baby Carrier for Days Out 2017

Ergobaby All Position 360

The Ergobaby All Position 360 is an all round brilliant baby carrier, perfect for long periods of use. It's practical, easy to use, and supportive, making it a joy to wear.

Woman carrying baby in ergo carrier

The 360 features beautifully padded straps and a thick waistband to provide extra back support, and maximum comfort for the adult. For your child, it offers an ergonomic seat, a button down head support and head cover that can be neatly zipped away.

It's an all-in-one carrier, even offering a hip carry position in addition to the usual back, front forward and front inward. We found the hip carry handy when carrying for long periods of time; it’s great to be able to take the weight off your shoulders. All four positions are easily achievable when using the carrier solo, as the straps are positioned exactly where is practical and comfortable. The Ergobaby does feature a forwards facing position, but it's worth noting that this is not recommended by some health organisations as it causes the baby's legs to dangle and it puts strain on their spine.

We also loved how secure and safe the Ergobaby felt. The waistband is secured with both a buckle and velcro, and that extra layer of safety really helped to put our minds at rest. There was never any danger of the baby wriggling out, or even slipping down. However, the velcro does make adjusting the waistband once your baby is inserted a little tricky. It can also be noisy, which is annoying if you're trying to move your child while they're having a snooze. Despite this, having that extra level of security was something we really appreciated.

I've recently started using it in the back carry position which is ideal when you're trying to cook and have a cranky little one who is determined to stop you!

The Ergorbaby All Position 360 is completely machine washable, so you can just toss it in the wash with no problems. Overall, the Ergobaby Four Position 360 was everything we had hoped for, and fulfilled its purpose perfectly. It can even be used for infants with an insert (RRP £19.90 at the time of review), so you’ll be able to use it from birth up until they’re ready to walk.

The Stats

Weight range:12-45lbs, or 7-45lbs with infant insert
Age range: 0-36 months with infant insert
Number of carrying positions: 4
RRP: £129
Resale value: £80

Available in many different colours and patterns.

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