It’s strange, thinking about how defenseless babies are. It’s like you can’t even leave them alone for a second without worrying about all the ingenious ways in which they can hurt themselves. But parents have chores to do, places to be, people to meet, lives to live. And babies are heavier than they look. A good carrier or wrap is vital.
But every carrier is different because every baby is different. (Did you know that there are at least five different known positions in which you can carry a baby?) However, there are a few things every parent can take into consideration when choosing a carrier, which will help you tailor your choice to the needs of you and your baby.