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The BabyBjorn Baby Carrier Original

By Lisa Poisso

BabyBjorn’s Baby Carrier Original is one of the most secure, comfortable front carriers on the market today. No straps biting into your shoulders, awkward weight distribution or need for making constant little adjustments here – this carrier does the job and does it exceptionally well. It easily rises head and shoulders above other soft front carriers.

The BabyBjorn Original is a structured front carrier for babies. It provides safe, snug head support for chest-facing smaller babies. Older babies who can hold their heads up well may be carried facing outward, with the neck rest folded down to provide unobstructed views of the oncoming world.


Easy to adjust This carrier has a fairly flexible size range. Adjustments are easily made in the front while putting on or wearing the carrier.

Easy to use The BabyBjorn Original is easy and fast to put on and take off. The front panel is completely removable, allowing you to lay down a sleeping baby undisturbed.

The wide straps and superb design of this carrier make it one of the most comfortable, secure choices in baby carriers today. Neither your baby nor your straps will slip and slide with this carrier. Your baby is positioned high and close, so you won’t suffer back strain or feel insecure. The BabyBjorn is comfortable for fast walking and long periods of standing.

Style The BabyBjorn Original is available in several color choices.

Easy to clean The BabyBjorn is machine washable in cold water.

Pricing The BabyBjorn is pricey – but you get what you pay for, and this carrier is worth its price tag.

BabyBjorn products are widely available through department stores, baby superstores and online. You may find information on a nearby store,
a catalog or website by calling the toll free number (800)593-5522. You can also stop by that has all information about the Original and other carriers under BabyBjorn.


Bulky to carry While the carrier itself is lightweight, the buckles and straps and padding mean that it’s not easily folded down for toting in a purse or bag.

Not versatile The BabyBjorn original is designed for carrying babies in front. While it is easily adjustable as your baby grows, it is not sized or designed to accommodate large babies or toddlers.


Lisa Poisso is editor of Natural Family Online. See more about Lisa.




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