What is the weight limit of the Ergobaby Carrier?
Ergobaby recommends a weight limit of 20kg for the Classic Three-Position carrier and 15kgs for the Four-Position 360 Carrier. An Ergobaby Carrier will accommodate you as long as you and your baby are happy using it.
Why do I need the Infant Insert and how long do I need to use it?
Developed in consultation with health professionals, the Infant Insert is designed so that you can safely carry your newborn baby from day one. Intended to grow with your baby, the Infant Insert provides head and neck support and ensures your newborn is correctly seated while in the Ergobaby Carrier. Once your baby can hold his/her head up for long periods of time and is comfortable with his/her hips in a wide position, the use of the Infant Insert is no longer necessary.
NOTE: These two developmental occurrences do not always happen at the same time, but do take place between 4 and 6 months. Since babies grow and develop at different rates, monitor your newborn’s development to decide when he/she is ready for the transition.
Can I face my baby out when I wear her on the front?
The Classic Ergobaby Carrier has a generously wide pouch that supports a natural sitting position for baby’s hip, pelvis and spine growth. This structure is not suitable for seating your baby in an outward-facing position. Ergobaby’s new Four Position 360 Carrier has been specifically designed to provide an ergonomic outward-facing front carry position that is comfortable for both of you.
What age is best to move my baby to the back carry position?
Once a baby has developed upper body strength and can sit up for periods of time unassisted (usually around 4-6 months) they will be happy moving to your back. It is not uncommon, though, for younger babies to be able to sit happily on the back as well. If a child is fussing in the back carry position for the first time, bring them to a mirror where they will find comfort in seeing both you and themselves. Also, bouncing and movement will help. Get walking, get settled!
Do I need to have someone help me get my child into the carrier?
No – Ergobaby is all about freedom! You can definitely get your baby in the carrier by yourself without the help of anyone or anything. All instructional videos are available through the Ergobaby You Tube Channel.
Can I breastfeed my child in the Ergobaby Carrier?
Yes, breastfeeding is very easy with the Ergobaby Carrier. Simply loosen the shoulder straps so that your baby is sitting lower. With an older baby you will have to lift your breast up to baby’s mouth level.
Machine washable: Cold with mild detergent on gentle cycle. Dry on delicate cycle and remove when seams are still damp. Air dry. For collection specific washing instructions please check your instruction booklet or look at the product specifications for your carrier on our website.