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Buckle Carriers

We currently stock the following Buckle Carriers:

Toddler size carriers are available for the above

 


About Buckle Carriers

Buckle carriers are usually referred to as Soft Structured Carriers (SSCs). Like the mei tai, this type of carrier has a rectangular fabric panel with waist straps and shoulder straps. The difference with the SSC is that the straps are attached using heavy duty buckles instead of being tied on. The waistband is also normally wider and more structured in appearance than that of the mei tai. With a SSC you can carry your baby on your front or back. The Beco Gemini, Ergo and Huckepack carriers also allow a hip position to be used. These carriers are often chosen for being quick and easy to use. Some SSCs are suitable from birth whilst others are only suitable from approx 4 months.

For more detailed information on SSCs, please see our "Sling Advice" section. Or if you would like us to suggest an appropriate carrier to consider. just email us with your child's age and any other information you think might be useful and we will point you in the right direction.

 

JPMBB Physio Carrier

Age Birth to toddler
Positions Front, back and hip
Crossing of Straps Yes
Breastfeeding possible Yes
Safety EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified
Locking buckles no
Cost €125 / €135 (leather look are €135)

1 - PhysioCarrier adapts to all climates and situations thanks to its foldable cooling vent. It also allows monitoring of baby’s position in the carrier and ensures a good physiological posture.

2 - The rear mirror is useful to watch baby while being carried on your back.

3 - The abundant padding on the straps provide unique comfort. 

4 - With the optional removable booster and the padded collar, you can carry a newborn comfortably.. You can also carry an older curious baby on the back with the booster, he will be able to watch over your shoulder and won’t have his view blocked by your back.

5 - The side straps allow precise adjustment according to baby’s age. It also give support to the bended knees and help to better tilt the pelvis to provide baby with a wide and comfortable seat.

JPMBB Physio Elephant Peacock Blue
JPMBB Physio Blue Glazed Brown Sold Out
JPMBB Physio Elephant Dark Brown Jpmbb Physio Midnight Grey Green
 
JPMBB Physio Elephant Fuschia (slighlty pink rather than red)
(leather look €135)
 
The booster allows 3 things:

1: To carry an infant in a high and secure carrying position (kissing height), leaving his/her respiratory passages clear and ventilated. In addition it enables Baby to be seated in a physiological flexion position without forcing the natural gap between his/her knees (a gap that must not exceed the width of the pelvis at this age).

2: The booster allows an older baby to enjoy greater visibility than ever before when he/she is carried on an adult’s back, as Baby is higher.

3. The removable padded collar for infants makes it possible to adjust the carrier to the small size of Baby’s neck by providing soft, padded support without pressure or direct contact with the neckline hems.
Infant Booster and Neck Pillow (mainly used for for small babies, can be used to boost bigger babies in a back carry too)
€12.00 (available in Elephant or Black)
 

 

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Beco Gemini

Age Birth to toddler *
Positions Front, back and hip
Crossing of Straps Yes
Breastfeeding possible Yes
Safety EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified
Locking buckles Yes
Cost €118

 

* Many parents find that the carrier is most apropriate for use up to one year old.

The Gemini is a comfortable, practical baby carrier with a definite sense of style.

Featuring a supportive waistband and wide padded shoulder straps, the carrier can be worn like a rucksack or with crossed straps in the front carry postion. Crossing of straps helps distributte weight and hold the shoulder straps on snugly. The padded headrest can flip up for additional neck support or can be cuffed down and fastened with snaps.

Additional Product Features:

  • D-Rings to attach head support
  • Tall, wide body, supports growing baby
  • Adjustable chest strap for even weight distribution
  • SAFETY BUCKLES prevent accidental opening
  • Width alternating base to accommodate small babies
  • Waist belt adjusts from 28-57 inches
The Beco Gemini Carrier is currently available in the following patterns:

Beco Gemini Twilight Black Beco Gemini Scribble
Beco Gemini Metro Black Beco Gemini Steps
Beco Gemini Arrow Beco Gemini Cool Navy (Breathable 3D mesh liner and vented panel for better airflow. Also has pocket on waistband)
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Beco Soleil

Age Birth to three years
Insert Required from birth to 4 months
(sold seperately for €20)
Positions Front, back and hip
Crossing of Straps Yes
Breastfeeding possible Yes
Safety EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified
Locking buckles Yes
Cost €118

 

Beco is the original bold and colourful soft structured baby carrier created by award winning baby carrier manufacture Beco Inc. Brand new to the European market for Spring 2013 is the Beco Soleil, an advanced baby carrier system designed to carry babies from birth (with insert, sold seperatelly) )to pre-school (7-45lbs) in three comfortable carrying positions - front, back and hip ( from birth when used in conjunction with the Soleil Insert (sold seperatelly), from 4-5 months without the insert)

With its amazing easy-to-use features, elegant design and mix-and-match accessories, the much anticipated Beco Soleil is everything modern parents want in a baby carrier: safety, comfort, versatility and customisation combined with an amazing compliment of features:

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Features:

  • front, hip & back carry positions
  • newborn* to toddler (7 - 45 lbs/3.5 - 20.4 kg)
  • SOLEIL Infant Insert (sold separately)
  • SAFETY BUCKLES prevent accidental opening
  • wide base & high back panel
  • large shaped ergonomic seat
  • padded headrest & leg openings
  • ability to cross straps across back
  • roomy pocket on waist belt
  • key ring (waistbelt) & toy ring (body of carrier)
  • large matching sleep hood included
  • EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified

Measurements:

  • body 16" wide x 17" tall (2" bigger than most standard baby carriers)
  • shoulder straps 23" (can be adjusted up to 21" LONGER for a total of 42")
  • padded waist belt 28" (can be adjusted up to 60")
  • weight capacity of the carrier: 7 - 45 lbs (3.2 - 20.4kg)
  • weight of the carrier: 1.5 lbs

Soleil Metro Black Soleil Twilight Sold Out
Soleil Grey Elle Soleil Scribble

Soleil Infant Insert grey Soleil Infant Insert black
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Boba4G

Age

Birth to toddler

Insert Integrated insert for new born to 4 months (comes as standard with the carrier.)
Positions Front, back
Crossing of Straps No
Breastfeeding possible Yes
Safety EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified
Locking buckles no
Cost

€114 / €120

Temporarily on special offer at

€102 / €108

Introducing the NEW Boba Carrier 4G

As the successor to the Boba 3G Carrier, the NEW Boba 4G (4th generation carrier) retains all your favourite features with key enhancements made to the infant support system that allows the user to fit different size infants (from 3.2kg) with even greater ease. 

The insert adjusts to two different positions allowing children to grow into the carrier - when snapped, the integrated insert lets newborns (7-10 lbs) sit higher up, while the second position leaves the insert unsnapped so a slightly bigger child (11-15 lbs) rests lower in the carrier but still higher than the base.  The Boba 4G Carrier also comes with numerous savvy features including a smartphone pocket, a removable sleeping hood and a breastfeeding buckle.

Compatible to most body types, the Boba 4G fits heights 5’0-6’3, has a waistband range of 25” to 58" and consistent with all Boba products, creates a nurturing and calming environment for both parents and their children - features include:

  • NEW! Enhanced infant support allows the carrier to be used with newborns as well as older children without the need for purchasing any add-ons. The new removable infant system compared to the 3G carrier is even easier to use and more versatile.
  • NEW! Lighter single layer cotton detachable/adjustable sleeping hood to help keep babies and toddlers' head in place when they fall asleep in the Boba 4G carrier.
  • Bag tab on shoulder straps helps to keep bags from slipping off your shoulders.
  • 3 built-in pockets (zip pocket in front of hip belt, zip pocket in front of panel, open pocket on hip belt) that are great for on the go storage for small items like cash, mobile phones, pacifiers or keys.
  • Patent Pending, Detachable Foot Straps attach to the waist belt and designed to keep older children comfortable while enabling a healthy seating positron. The foot straps not only give tired little legs a rest, but support the legs in a flexed abducted (frog like) position which naturally tilts the pelvis, fills out the hip sockets and aligns the spine.
  • Extra wide seat & taller panel provides a wrap around effect that gives extra comfort and support to infants and toddlers using the Boba Carrier System.
  • High density foam waist belt for a close fit on the waist or hips, according to individual preference. This effectively distributes the weight of the baby over the hips and takes most of the weight off the shoulder straps, which makes Boba the perfect for both heavy toddlers and newborn babies.
  • Heavy-duty, military grade buckles prevent unexpected opening and ensures peace of mind
  • Rugged, durable and easy to clean. Machine washable.
  • Light-weight and compact design makes it easy to bring on shopping trips and vacation.

Made with the help of mountaineering professionals in Boulder, Colorado, USA (thus the name "BO-BA" from BOulder BAby Carrier), the Boba 4G carrier is built so babywearers around the world can continue to enjoy the great outdoors with their growing babies, from birth to pre-school - the perfect carrier for babywearing families!

 

 

Boba 4G Dusk Boba 4G Peak
Boba 4G Slate Boba 4G Tweet

 

 

Boba 4G Kangaroo  

Patterns

Kibi

Age 4 Months to 3 years
Positions Front, back and hip
Crossing of Straps Yes
Breastfeeding possible Yes
Safety EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified
Locking buckles Yes
(Probably the most robust buckes of all the carriers)
Cost €108

 

Kibi buckle carriers are well known for their adjustability. They are one of the only carriers on the market which is truly suitable from 4 months to 3 years, giving the perfect knee to knee position each step of the way.

They are also very adjustable for the wearer - suiting all sizes from XS up to XXL. The straps can be crossed giving a secure feel to the carrier which is particularly popular with petite wearers.

The Kibi is very popular with people moving on from wraparound slings due to the way the fabric moulds to the baby/toddler's back making it less rigid than other buckle carriers (and hence closer to the feel of a wrap). The waistband on the Kibi also provides a very snug fit making it feel extra supportive for the wearer

 

 

 

Kibi Valentine Special offer only left (email us for details of one of these on Special Offer)

 

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Ergo baby

Age Birth to toddler
Insert Required from birth to 4 months (sold seperately)
Positions Front, back and hip
Crossing of Straps No
Breastfeeding possible Yes
Safety EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified
Locking buckles no
Cost €109 - €119


Original Carrier
Suitable for babies from 15-39 lbs

The 100% Cotton canvas ERGOBABY Original Carrier has evolved to make it more comfortable than ever. The high-density padding and straps distribute baby's weight between the shoulders and hips and adjust for the perfect mutual fit. The carrier weighs: 1.52 lbs / 690 grams.

Additional Features

Machine washable
Sleeping Hood: Integrated
Small zippered stuff pouch, doubles as Sleeping Hood storage
Large zippered storage pocket holds your wallet, keys, and mobile phone

Genuine Original Baby Carriers

All of the products that we sell are genuine originals and are manufactured by the companies that operate the legal ownership of the brand names listed.

We only sell high quality carriers from well known companies that have achieved an excellent reputation within the babywearing community.

Low cost baby carriers and poor quality copies are often manufactured from inferior materials and may pose a risk to the wearer or child.

   

Ergo Baby Original Aussie Khaki €109

Ergo Baby Original Starburst €119

Ergo Baby Infant Insert (Cool Ai - Breathable mesh - better for hot weather) €34 (To reduce the total cost, we will offer free postage if the insert is purchased with an Ergo Carrier * See note below.)

Ergo Baby Infant Insert (Easy Snug) €24 (To reduce the total cost, we will offer free postage if the insert is purchased with an Ergo Carrier * See note below.)

Made of 100% cotton, this specially padded insert was made to support the head and neck of your newborn baby. Soft, comfortable and adjustable, it easily fits any ERGOBABY Carrier. The ERGOBABY Infant Insert is required for babies ranging from 7 to 12 lbs or newborns to 4-5 months.

The insert is not required for older children

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Rain covers(€39)

These covers go over an eirgo carrier. (They will also fit most other carriers.)

Teethign Pads(€13.90)

* Note that if an Ergo insert is purchased with an Ergo carrier, free postage will be provided. The proccess of obtaining free postage is that the customer will purchase the carrier and insert as normal and, when we process the order, we will refund the postage. Note that Paypal can take two to three days to completely process the refunded postage..

Types

Boba Air - The World's Lightest Carrier - New Design!

Age Five months to two years
Positions Front, back
Crossing of Straps No
Breastfeeding possible Yes
Safety EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified
Locking buckles no
Cost €65

Ultra light baby carrier, suitable for babies of 15lbs and over, up to 45 lbs. (according to the manufacturer, however we recommend its use up to approximately 2 years).

This carrier has been redesigned for added comfort and breathability. It now includes the following features:

  • Padded leg openings
  • Breathable mesh shoulder straps with light padding
  • Deep, supportive seat

The Boba Air is availible in Black or Grey.

This carrier is ideal for travelling due to its very light weight and compact design (it's the most compact carrier we know of).

 

 

 

 

Colours

Olives and Applesauce

Age Birth to toddler
Insert Integrated insert from birth to 4 months
Positions Front, back and hip
Crossing of Straps Yes
Breastfeeding possible Yes
Safety EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified
Buckles Standard Buckles
Cost €120

Olives and Applesauce Carriers are renowned for both their comfort and style. Available in a range of cool and funky patterns, they have the following features:

  • Built in infant insert allows you to use the same carrier with your newborn or your toddler
  • Lightly padded shoulder straps increase comfort for the wearer
  • Comes with adjustable cinching hood that can be folded into carrier when not in use
  • Sliding hook attaches to D ring to ensure the perfect fit for the sleeping hood every time
  • Leg padding increases comfort for your child
  • Seat darts provide a deep seat for your child to sit comfortably
  • Elastic loops hold the loose webbing neatly
  • Elastic strap keeps your carrier rolled up neatly when you aren't using it
  • Suitable for front, back and hip carries
  • Ethically made in the Dominican Republic
  • Machine Washable

 

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O&A Elephant Romp

 

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Moby Comfort and Moby Aria

Age Birth to two years - no separate insert needed (manufacutrer guidelines - 7.7lbs-to-44lbs)
Positions Front, back, hip
Crossing of Straps Yes
Breastfeeding possible Yes
Safety EN13209-2 Soft Carriers Certified
Locking buckles No
Cost

Aria €99
Comfort €95

 

Features(on both Comfort and Aria)

  • Removable hood
  • Integrated infant insert
  • 3 seat width settings for optimal knee-to-knee support

Extra Features on Aria

  • Additional Heat Rest for extended toddler support
  • Front Mesh Panel and Bullon on Front Cover
  • 4 D-Ring Attachments for connecting essentila sot your baby carrier's waist belt

 

Moby Black Comfort

Moby Black Aria

Note the current model has a small blue embroidered pattern at the top edge

Moby Blue Comfort

Moby Blue Aria

Note the current model has a small blue embroidered pattern at the top edge

 
Moby Grey Comfort

 

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