Ergobaby Baby Carriers: What’s the Difference?

 

Following on from our post “How to Choose the Right Baby Carrier for Your Family” we thought we’d share a roundup of all the different wraps and carriers we offer here at Ergobaby to help you find the right one for you.

 

Before we get started however, a really handy tool to see all our carriers laid out together so you can directly compare features and functions is our guide to Which Carrier Is Best For You on our website. We’ve popped a version below or you can download a pdf with a little more info included by clicking here.

 

Once the above has given you a starting point, check out the below for more information on the carrier/s you’re interested in:

Embrace

Style: Hybrid – simple to use like a structured carrier but soft and cosy like a wrap

Materials: Soft and Snug Knit and Soft Air Mesh

Age & Weight: ~0-12 months, 7-25 lbs.

Positions: 3 ergonomic positions (newborn, front carry-inward facing, front carry-forward facing)

Infant Insert: No Infant Insert needed

Waistband: Padded, supportive waistbelt

Straps: Stretchy, crossable shoulder straps shaped to the wearers body

Why You’ll Love It

Embrace brings together the best parts of a soft wrap carrier and a supportive structured carrier; just like it’s going to help bring you and your baby closer together. Designed with safety, simplicity, and comfort in mind, you’ll be able to soak up all the newborn snuggles you want.

Explore Embrace Newborn Carriers

 

Omni Dream and Omni Breeze

Style: Soft-structured carrier

Materials: SoftTouch Cotton or SoftFlex Mesh

Age & Weight: ~0-48 months, 7-45 lbs.

Positions: 4 ergonomic positions (front carry-inward facing, front carry-forward facing, hip carry, back carry)

Infant Insert: No Infant Insert needed

Waistband: Lumbar support waistbelt

Straps: Padded, crossable shoulder straps

Why You’ll Love It

Unparalleled softness and a streamlined design in a carrier that does it all – the Omni Dream and Omni Breeze baby carriers are ergonomic, comfortable, and easy to use; and as they are suitable from birth to toddlerhood and offering all four carry positions, an Omni is the only carrier parents will ever need. Ergonomic for both parent and baby, they also come with the brand’s ErgoPromise lifetime guarantee and a multitude of handy features that make parents’ lives easier.

Explore Omni Dream and Omni Breeze Carriers

Aerloom

Style: First-of-its-kind, FORMAKNIT™ baby carrier

Materials: FormaKnit

Age & Weight: ~0-36 months, 7-35 lbs.

Positions: 3 ergonomic positions (front carry-inward facing, front carry-forward facing, back carry)

Infant Insert: No Infant Insert needed

Waistband: Lumbar support waistbelt

Straps: Adjustable shoulder straps shaped to the wearers body

Why You’ll Love It

The Ergobaby Aerloom carrier is made to fit to parents’ daily lives, redefining the way parents think of comfort through fit, lighter weight, and airflow. Each carrier is artfully crafted from premium Formaknit Fabric, made with 87% post-consumer recycled polyester, and is knitted to shape and trimmed to spec, meaning less waste in the manufacturing process. Each collection is made in small quantities to avoid excess inventory and each carrier arrives in a recyclable shipper box; no extra packaging necessary.

Explore Aerloom Carriers

 

Omni 360

2 women holding babies in ergobaby carriers walking outside

Style: Soft-structured carrier

Materials: Premium cotton, or Cool Air Mesh

Age & Weight: ~0-48 months, 7-45 lbs.

Positions: 4 ergonomic positions (front carry-inward facing, front carry-forward facing, hip carry, back carry)

Infant Insert: No Infant Insert needed

Waistband: Lumbar support waistbelt

Straps: Padded, crossable shoulder straps

Why You’ll Love It

This all-in-one baby carrier really does have it all. From the baby privacy hood to the detachable storage pouch, lumbar support, and four ergonomic sitting positions for babies and toddlers, the Omni 360 is as easy to use as it is functional. Providing security, comfort, and hands-free connection, this carrier lets you have your cake and eat it too. This model precedes our Omni Dream and Omni Breeze carriers.

Explore Omni 360 Carriers

All Position 360

woman holding baby in ergobaby 360 carrier

Style: Soft-structured carrier

Materials: 100% cotton, or mesh

Age & Weight: ~4-48 months, 12-45 lbs.

Positions: 4 ergonomic positions (front carry-inward facing, front carry-forward facing, hip carry, back carry)

Infant Insert: Needed for babies 0-4 months and 7-12 lbs.

Waistband: Lumbar support waistbelt

Straps: Adjustable, padded shoulder straps

Why You’ll Love It

The Ergobaby All Position 360 is an all-positions, all-seasons baby carrier. A machine-washable carrier that’s also breast feeding-friendly and comes with a baby privacy hood (for breast feeding and protecting baby’s head from the sun or wind), it offers comfort and convenience for babywearing whenever and wherever you need it.  This is the perfect carrier to follow the Embrace or the Aura wrap, once your baby is developmentally showing cues that she wants to see the world (around 4-6 months) and face out!

Explore 360 Carriers

Adapt

dad holding baby in ergobaby adapt carrier

Style: Soft-structured carrier

Materials: SoftTouch Cotton or SoftFlex Mesh

Age & Weight: ~0-48 months, 7-45 lbs.

Positions: 3 ergonomic positions (front carry, hip carry, back carry)

Infant Insert: No Infant Insert needed

Waistband: Lumbar support waistbelt

Straps: Padded, crossable shoulder straps

Why You’ll Love It

When you become a parent, there’s a lot you have to adapt to. Let the Adapt Carrier help you easily adjust to parenthood through the newborn, baby, and toddler stages. Ergonomic support for baby plus back and shoulder support for you, this soft and flexible carrier is a must-have baby item whether you plan to babywear indoors or outdoors.

Explore Adapt Carriers

Aura Baby Wrap

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Style: Wrap

Materials: 100% viscose

Weight: 8-25 lbs.

Positions: Inward-facing front carry

Why You’ll Love It

Wraps can be confusing, especially for a first-time parent. Confusing is one word you’ll never use to describe the Aura Baby Wrap. Simple, soft, stretchy, comfy, supportive, safe—now those are words to use when telling your new-mom friends what wrap they should buy. This wrap also sets itself apart from the crowd with its sewn-in pouch designed for you to fold and store the wrap in when it’s not in use.

Explore Aura Baby Wraps

Original

woman holding baby in original ergobaby carrier on beach

Style: Soft-structured carrier

Materials: 100% premium cotton

Age & Weight: ~4-48 months, 12-45 lbs.

Positions: 3 ergonomic positions (front carry, hip carry, back carry)

Infant Insert: Needed for babies 0-4 months and 7-12 lbs.

Waistband: Lumbar support waistbelt

Straps: Padded shoulder straps

Why You’ll Love It

The Original was Ergobaby’s first carrier—and it’s still a parent-favourite. A large storage pocket for on-the-go convenience and soft, padded support for all-day comfort, it’s easy to see why this classic still reigns supreme. The Original really shines in the back carry (40lb toddler on the back? No problem!), and it’s a long-time fan favourite.  It’s also the cheapest of Ergobaby’s soft-structured carriers.

Explore Original Carriers

 

So that’s a wrap (sorry!) on our carriers. If you have any questions you can get in touch via Facebook, Instagram or by emailing [email protected] We’re always happy to help!

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