A baby carrier is the best way to have your baby close to you, especially when it is newborn and wants to cuddle with mommy to stay calm or fall asleep. A baby carrier is also the best and safest way for a mom to carry around her baby when she is on the go, working out, traveling, or doing things around the house. With that in mind, we have compiled a list of the top baby carriers. These are the most popular products based on sales on Amazon US. This list is reviewed on a regular basis, so you should check for any updates to the best-selling baby carriers as new products come out.
The Best Soft Baby Carriers based on sales
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The Infantino Flip Advanced 4-in-1 Convertible Carrier is a smartly designed product for happy parenting, loved and used daily by parents everywhere. The 4-in-1 convertible carrier features an adjustable ergonomic seat, adjustable shoulder straps, and waist belt to shift weight to the wearer’s hips for a more comfortable fit. It enables 4 wearing positions: facing-in (narrow seat), facing-in (wide seat), facing-out, and backpack. It is suitable for newborns and older babies, weighing between 8-32 pounds. By using this carrier you can experience hands-free convenience with opportunities for bonding and developmental benefits for your baby. Whether it’s running errands, exploring parks or working out, there’s no place like close.
Promising Review: “My baby instantly falls asleep once he is in this carrier! He is 6 weeks old and a little over 10 lbs and fits perfectly in the narrow seating position! I am 5’2″ with a short torso, and it is very comfortable. My husband is 6’1″ with a very long torso, and it fits him comfortably, too. It really doesn’t feel like he’s 10lbs when in this carrier! We love it and highly recommend it!” – Arlene Dobbins
The Ergobaby Omni 360 All-Position Baby Carrier is an all-in-one, newborn-ready carrier that has all the carry positions. Omni 360 grows with you from week 1 to 48 months. With its innovative ergonomic seat that gradually adjusts to your baby, the Ergo baby Omni 360 keeps your baby ergonomically seated in all carry positions. The lumbar support waist belt has double adjusters for easy tightening, ensuring maximum comfort by providing the support you need to prevent lower back pain. The Omni 360 carrier is designed to fit all parents. It easily adjusts to fit different wearers from petite to larger body types. All parents can share the joy of baby-wearing! A detachable storage pouch holds everything you need when you’re on the go (phone, keys, wallet, diaper & wipes) and can be removed for easy washing.
Promising Review: “My son and I love this carrier. We have tried a baby bjorn, baby ktan, lilliebaby, and the original ergobaby carrier and this carrier is our favorite. It has all the features I wanted all in one carrier. It has a storage pouch and it is a nice size. It has a hood to block the sun and to cover him when he sleeps. I can carry him front facing in this carrier, which he absolutely loves. This carrier is perfect for me because I am slender at 5″4′ and 125 lbs, and I can adjust it tightly around my small waist. It is perfect and worth every penny!” – Babyjay528
Baby Carrier Mini is a small, easy-to-use baby carrier that you can quickly put on for short babywearing sessions. It’s perfect for the early months when, like all newborns, your baby needs lots of closeness around the clock. You can easily unfasten the entire front section of the baby carrier to lift out your sleeping baby. The soft fabrics gently hug your baby’s back, legs and hips and provide good support. The flexible fabric of the baby carrier allows you to see and feel your newborn’s position and the natural C-curve of their back. Baby Carrier Mini is very easy to use, with just a few adjustable buckles. This means that you can quickly put it on and off. You can easily unfasten the entire front section of the baby carrier to lift your sleeping newborn out. Once your baby has grown a little, you can choose whether to use the facing-in or facing-out position. Suitable for newborns to up to approx. 12 months.
Promising Review: “I’m either to dumb or not coordinated enough to use a wrap carrier. This carrier is so easy to use. When my baby was a newborn she would cry the second her body touched her rocker. This saved me during those first few months. Loved having my baby close to me while still being able to easily move about. My baby would immediately pass out. Very easy to figure out, and get baby in/out. I still am able to comfortably use with my now 6 month old.” – SL
The Ergobaby Embrace Baby Carrier is a cozy and simple newborn carrier. The easiest way to keep your baby close. Ideal for babies 7-25 lbs. The soft, comfy knit fabric gently cradles newborns from day one. It’s simple to use with no complex tying; buckle waistbelt and side buckles eliminate fabric tying for ease of use. The adjustable waistbelt adapts as the baby grows to provide padded head and neck support. The supportive waist belt and spreadable cross straps is made to provide comfort for you too. It’s slim and compact design enables you to easily rolls up the carrier to store in your diaper bag or underneath your stroller for quick on-the-go transport. It is also acknowledged by the international Hip Dysplasia Institute as a hip healthy product.
Promising Review: “I am obsessed! Perfect for smaller babies and so comfy on! I’m so glad I went with this instead of a baby wrap…This is the perfect mix of both a wrap and carrier! No long extra material to worry about or drag on the ground while putting on. The fabric is so soft and has the perfect amount of stretch to it. It is SO easy to put on, 3 clicks and you’re done. When following the directions before first use, just be sure to lay the carrier out exactly as pictured…Super easy to follow. It has great head support also. Literally, the second I put my lil man in this, he stopped fussing and passed right out. My baby is just over 7 lbs now & this is perfect. Happy mom and baby over here!” – Jezlyn
Starting at just 8 lbs, the YOU+ME Baby Carrier is your ergonomic and cost-effective option to carry your new addition to the family. With a Cool Mesh lining, you can enjoy carrying your baby close in the summer or winter! You get Four Ways to Carry your baby: 1. Infant mode: Small Seat for small babies, facing mom or dad. 2. Forward Facing: 6+ months old and full head and neck control means you can carry facing out now! 3. Wide, knee-to-knee support: Bigger babies need bigger seats to support their growing hips. 4. Back Carry: Easiest back carry option on the market! Wear your baby in any weather with YOU+ME! The carrier is fully lined with breathable, 3D Mesh to keep you from overheating. The Cool Mesh lining is also on the waist belt and the padded straps.
Promising Review: “We are a family of 3 who loves to travel. I decided to give this carrier a try considering its unbeatable price and it didn’t disappoint! We traveled by plane with my 4-month old and I’d highly recommend it for any mum traveling with a little one. It’s so much more convenient than a stroller and he slept almost throughout the entire trip. He obviously loves it which makes me love it even more! It feels very safe and secure and my husband and I can both comfortably wear it. We highly recommend it to anyone who loves to be close to their baby.” – Yana
The Ergobaby 360 is a natural next step after your little one outgrows the stage of being carried in a baby Wrap or newborn carrier. This award-winning, all-position baby carrier is comfortable and functional between 12 and 45 pounds, with four ergonomic ways to babywear. Carry baby on the front to face the world or face you, on the hip, or the back, beginning around 4 months into toddlerhood (12-45lbs). The adjustable carrier seat ergonomically supports babies in all carry positions. Cooler for you and baby with soft, lightweight & durable mesh. One easy-to-adjust carrier to fit multiple wearers from petite to larger body types. Includes UPF 50+ tuckaway baby hood for easy breastfeeding or to protect baby from sun & wind while napping. The lumbar support waistbelt and padded shoulder straps distribute the baby’s weight properly, alleviating stress on the shoulders and back. 100% machine washable. The drool bib carrier accessory (sold separately) allows for easy cleaning.
Promising Review: “I bought this carrier about 3 months ago and since then have been using it constantly. Although my baby is 13 months now, it is still the most efficient way for us to run errands, I literally don’t feel his weight on me. This was the major plus as my previous one did hurt my back! If I knew that, I would have bought it way earlier.
Baby is very comfortable, content and well protected inside.” – Lucia
Eccomum Baby Carrier Hip Seat is made by trustable material without any harmful substance, it exceeds international safety standards, also approved by CPSIA certification. This product has a large padded waistband that ensures the maximum comfort for your back to prevents back pain, also provides the maximum comfort for your baby. 6-IN-1 Way to Carry: Children’s skeletal development will go through different stages between 3 and 36 months. Therefore, Eccomum designs a multi-functional baby carrier according to this stage of development. It has three combinations and six ways; you can freely change the ways of holding the baby according to your needs. Intimata Ergonomic Design: According to the research of international authorities, the M-Shaped can effectively reduce the hip joint force and prevent hip dislocation. Protect the normal development of baby bones. At the same time, 3D space memory cotton stool fits the contours of the baby’s buttocks closely, in order to make the small buttocks not oppressed; fixes the baby’s buttocks position and reduces the impact of bumps and shaking on the baby’s spine in the walking state. More Details, Easy to Use: 1. You can quickly wear this baby carrier in just 3 steps. 2. The Eccomum baby carrier has a double lock in the shoulder and waist which can protect your baby and you. Let you travel safely and enjoy freedom. 3. Windproof cap design protects your baby from the wind and sun.
Promising Review: “I was very hesitant about buying this after trying a few that never worked for any of my kids. This one has changed my whole perspective on baby carriers! I would add this to “must haves” list. Due to the solid sitting surface my baby feels comfortable sitting in it, and my poor back doesn’t mind carrying the baby. This is a great buy, my baby is 6 months now and I am sure I will use it for another year at least. I love how you can just remove the straps and it become a strapless sit for an older baby (instead of using your hip now you can just use this). We went on a 3 hour hike with my 6 months old and he loved it! I highly recommend getting one.” – AG
The Boppy ComfyFit Hybrid Baby Carrier provides security and comfort in a compact design. Thoughtfully created for security and connection without the bulk. This carrier is easy to put on and easy to store with an included Stash n’ Go pouch. Inspired by yoga apparel, the lightweight, soft fabric moves with you to support you, baby, and your lifestyle. The fabric is UPF 50+ to add a little more coverage for the baby when out in the sun. Boppy’s signature hybrid carriers combine the ease and security of a structured carrier with the comfort and connection of a baby wrap. This perfectly uncomplicated design gives you an adjustable waist belt with a storage pocket, a soft structured place for the baby to avoid any wrapping confusion, and easy-on arm straps for simple and secure babywearing. The breathable wraps bring you and your baby close for added security and connection. A minimalist’s carrier with some great features (because every parent deserves a little spoiling). Easy on the go with no infant insert required and it packs small in its own storage pouch to toss into your diaper bag; 8-35lbs. recommended baby weight. Enjoy 3 comfy carrying positions: newborn front face-in (legs in frog position), baby front face-in (legs out), and front face-out. Be confident in your carrier decision. The Boppy ComfyFit Hybrid Baby Carrier is acknowledged as hip-healthy by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute when used as directed. Adjustable waist belt: 54 inches maximum length.
Promising Review: “I had bought another carrier and a ring sling before coming across this amazing product. My daughter was born small at 4lbs and 12oz so I waited until she was 8lbs to purchase this carrier and I can honestly say it changed my life! My daughter has colic and gas and only wanted to be held by me all day. I was very limited to what I was able to do around the house and it was hard to soothe her. As soon as I got this carrier I was able to carry her around and dance with her to soothe her. Sometimes I would even be able to get her to burp in the carrier because the pressure from my stomach and her stomach would help her burp. She falls asleep in the carrier and it’s awesome! I think it reminds her of the movement of being in the womb. I really recommend this carrier to anyone and everyone who is looking for an efficient carrier. The price was a small amount to pay for the sanity I have gained back. No joke this product is a lifesaver.”- Gabriela
This top-rated LÍLLÉbaby Complete All Seasons Six-Position Baby Carrier includes everything: six ways to carry your baby, unique lumbar support, headrest, sleeping hood for support & sun protection (UPF 50+), zippered pocket, dual adjustable straps for easier breastfeeding, generous padding, and more. Safe for baby’s hips, and acknowledged as a HIP HEALTHY carrier by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute. Adjustable seat and leg openings facilitate proper hip support, frog-leg seating, and curved C-spine position. Adjustable back panel grows with your child and provides support for the baby’s neck and head. Endlessly adjustable straps and waist belt for a completely customized fit from petite to tall parents, and makes for an exceptionally comfortable child carrier. Straps have dual adjustments and allow for both H-style or X-style. Use year-round, just zip down the air panel to reveal cool, BREATHABLE, 3D mesh, or close it up for warmth. Winner of “Most Comfortable Carrier” by prestigious Cribsie Awards. Luxury, functionality, and style, this is babywearing at its best!
Promising Review: “My wife is a member of an international babywearing organization (can you believe that even exists?) and they have a local lending library, so we were able to try a whole slew of these things before buying one. This is the best. It is hands down the most comfortable for both junior and us, and the mesh back makes a huge difference in junior’s comfort level in the summer, while being close-able in cold weather. I’m 6’4″ and the wife is almost a foot shorter, and we both find this one to be the most comfortable. When the baby was tiny we wore him on the front, and when he got bigger we put him on our backs. It’s so quick and easy to throw on that she uses it for random errands and shopping, but it is comfortable to spend a day hiking in the woods. The only downside is it doesn’t really have a pocket, so if she goes hiking in tights or something there’s no place to put a phone or keys. We ended up buying a small belt pouch from a home improvement store and she slips that on the waistband of the carrier–problem solved.” – Some Guy
FRUITEAM 6-in-1 Baby Carrier is suitable for children aged 0-36months and weighing 22lb-40lb, and according to the different ages of children, there are also suitable methods for reference, only to protect the baby’s healthy development. Parents can safely use FRUITEAM Baby Carrier for their baby; and they can free their hands to take other items, and also prevent the baby from accidents and protect the baby at all times. FRUITEAM Baby Carrier uses 100% high quality cotton, soft and close to the skin, protecting the baby’s delicate skin from harm, bringing the baby the gentlest care. The comfortable waist stool gives you the perfect match. 6-in-1 Baby Carrier with Hip Seat can not only provide different methods of use; Safe and comfortable, worth having.
Promising Review: “Hands down the best and comfiest thing in the whole world. Shoulder straps are super padded. The Thick waist strap helps A TON. Does not weigh down on your shoulders. The seat is probably the best thing about it honestly! My baby just sits and isn’t uncomfortable just dangling and I don’t have to worry about his legs hurting from the pressure from dangling for so long he’s just sitting there and he’s so happy because he feels like a big boy! Also, the sun cover and pockets are such a great touch. I’m so happy I took the time to look for a good baby carrier and found this one.” – Jaky
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