Rain and Wind Cover
Rain and Wind Cover FAQs
What age can I use the Rain and Wind Cover?
The Rain and Wind Cover is usable from birth to 2 years old.
What carry positions can I use the Rain and Wind Cover in?
The Rain and Wind Cover can be used in the front-inward, front-outward and back carry positions*. The cover is not compatible with hip carry positions.
*Refer to your carrier's manual for intended carry positions.
Can I carry my newborn baby in the facing out position?
No. You should never carry your baby facing out until the following developmental milestones are met:
- Displays good head and neck control
- Chin clears the baby carrier panel when in good positioning This is usually around 5-6 months old.
Which carriers can the Rain and Wind Cover be used with?
The Rain and Wind Cover can be used with all Ergobaby baby carriers (except Aura Wrap). When using the Rain and Wind Cover with an Embrace or Aerloom baby carrier, you will not be able to attach the cover or cover pouch to the baby carrier waistbelt. The Rain and Wind Cover is also compatible with competitive baby carriers.
Is the Rain and Wind Cover water-resistant?
Yes, the Rain and Wind Cover is crafted with water-resistant, lightweight Ripstop fabric.
How do I adjust the Rain and Wind Cover to my baby's size?
Utilize the adjusters on the removable hood and foot area to fit the cover to your baby's size.
What are the snaps on the Rain and Wind Cover for?
The snaps on the top corners of the cover and side of the cover are used for easy attachment to your carrier. Utilize these snaps with the built in tabs for secure attachment to your baby carrier.
What are the tabs on the Rain and Wind Cover for?
Loop the top cover tab around the top baby carrier strap and snap it onto the inside of the cover. Loop the side cover tab around the side baby carrier strap and snap it onto the inside of the cover.
Complete this step on both sides of the cover. All four tabs should be looped around a baby carrier strap and snapped.
For additional instruction on securing the cover to your baby carrier, visit our instructional video.
Is the hood removable?
Yes, the hood is removable and adjustable for inward and outward carry options. Utilize easy-to-use hood snaps to seamlessly remove the hood and snap it in for your desired carry position.
How can I store my Rain and Wind Cover?
Pack the Rain and Wind cover into its separate pouch. Easily attach the packed away cover to your baby carrier waistbelt with a velcro strap on the back of the pouch for on-the-go convenience.
What is the difference between the Rain and Wind Cover and All Weather Cover?
The All Weather Cover keeps baby warm and dry when venturing out in cooler temperatures with inner fleece lining, fleece-lined pockets for user and a quilted outer layer. The Rain and Wind Cover keeps baby dry and protected from wind with lightweight, breathable fabric and on-the-go storage.
How does the Rain and Wind Cover differ from the old rain cover?
The Rain and Wind Cover features intuitive features and thoughtful design upgrades to provide on-the-go protection from rain and wind. Enjoy lightweight and premium materials, pockets for user, adjustable hood and foot area for baby, removable hood for inward or outward carry, and on-the-go storage to be prepared in any unexpected weather.
Is the Rain and Wind Cover machine washable?
Yes, the Rain and Wind Cover is machine washable. We recommend to machine wash in cold water (30° C) and tumble dry low or air/line dry. Do not use bleach or harsh detergents when washing.
Does the Rain and Wind Cover come with the ErgoPromise Lifetime Guarantee?
Yes, the Rain and Wind Cover comes with the ErgoPromise Lifetime Guarantee. If you find a manufacturing or material defect, we will replace your weather cover at no charge. We stand by our products so you can carry your precious cargo with confidence. The ErgoPromise Lifetime Guarantee applies to purchases made from our Ergobaby.com website. If purchased from a separate retailer, please contact that retailer for warranty information.
Can my Rain and Wind Cover fit in the carrier pouches that come with Ergobaby baby carriers?
Yes, the Rain and Wind Cover can pack into the removable pouch it comes with, or into the pouch that comes with our Omni 360, Omni Breeze and Omni Dream carriers. If you would rather use the pouch that comes with your carrier, feel free to store your Rain and Wind Cover there and velcro it onto your carrier waistbelt the same way.