Hip carriers may be closely related to ring slings or they may be more closely related to a mei tai, and several different types of fasteners are used in different models. Babies benefit from the sense of touch. Most soft structured carriers are loosely based on the traditional mei tai with a main flat panels and four straps which are shortened and fitted with buckles for added convenience. Wearing a baby frees our hands to do other things, and to take baby with us wherever we go without a stroller. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Baby sling. Traditional babywearing in Japan was done with a wrap carry, using an obi sash.
This style of carrier also traditionally has pockets at the ends of the shoulder straps that can be used to carry small items like change or keys.
Baby ring slings are the most versatile form of baby carriers, with the flexibility also mean it take more effort to learn how to use them properly. It is important that the baby carrier is compact and portable as well as comfortable. But at the bottom of the rectangle, loops or rings allow the top straps to be threaded through and tightened, while the straps are tied at the waist. Wearing a baby carrier that is beautiful and handmade reflects not only the pride and joy we have in our baby, but also pride in ourselves as mothers. I hope that this list will help you decide on the right baby carrier for your needs. This style of carrier also traditionally has pockets at the ends of the shoulder straps that can be used to carry small items like change or keys. Some baby carriers have been recalled due to faulty design or manufacturing defects usually in limited numbers of carriers from one particular time period.