Mom-Tested: lillebaby's New 6-Position Nordic Baby Carrier

February 2, 2011 by Mom Jeanine
shefinds | Kids

After that comment about my daughter being too big for a stroller, I started considering whether carrying her would be a better option. I carried her in a baby carrier up until she was about a year old, but then traded in my carrier for an umbrella stroller. I loved carrying her and never had a problem with it bothering my back or anything like that, so when I was offered the opportunity to try lillebaby’s new 6-position Nordic baby carrier, I decided to go for it.

It’s important to mention here that my daughter is 2 1/2 now and weighs about 28 lbs. She’s far from a baby, so when we get the carrier I decide carrying her on my back will probably be our best bet. lillebaby’s carrier is way more versatile than my first baby carrier–try 6 different carrying position versus 1–so I have to read the instructions a few times. It’s a little tricky to secure my daughter on back all by myself, but eventually we’re strapped in. We do a few laps around the apartment and my little girl really seems to like it. Even better, I’m not at all uncomfortable.

So the next day, we take it for a test run outside. Everything is smoothing sailing…err, walking, until my daughter relaxes her legs and they start to knock against the back of my legs.  This is where we run into a little trouble. You see, I’m not that tall (64 inches), but my daughter is (38 inches). She’s more than half my height, which means when I’m carrying her her legs are interfering with my walking. This is something most baby carriers don’t take into consideration. Technically, she is still within the weight limit for the carrier, but either I’m too short or she’s too tall to use it.

The resolution? I gift the wonderful carrier to a friend who has a 6-month-old. She loves how comfortable it is and that she can carry her baby in multiple positions. She also happens to be 5’11, so I imagine she’ll be able to use it until her little one isn’t so little anymore.

Price: $80

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