Can my baby face out in the Boba?
No, this carrier is not intended for forward facing. The Boba carrier is designed to comfortably carry babies in a physiological manner, oriented toward the carrying individual (either on the front or on the back) with baby’s legs supported in a flexed abducted (froglike) position.
What materials do you use for the Boba?
All the outer fabric, the panel and the batting used for the Boba Organic collection is 100% certified organic cotton. All organic cotton used meets or exceeds the Organic Exchange 100 and/or GOTS standards. We also use standard recyclable packaging. Boba Classic is made with the highest quality natural brushed cotton fabrics and 100% cotton […]
Will the carrier fit both my husband and me?
The Boba carrier comes only in one size. It is designed to fit most parents between 5 and 6’3 feet tall for comfortable and safe baby wearing.
Is the Boba machine washable?
Yes. We recommend that you spot clean regularly. Machine wash on cold cycle with a mild detergent only when necessary. Air Dry.
Can I wear the Boba through pregnancy?
Moms do safely wear their carriers with no problem through pregnancy-some up until the end. Yet, some complain that the belt places pressure on the bladder. It all boils down to personal preference. Ask your doctor or midwife and use your intuition. A wrap may be a better alternative as the fabric can be spread […]
How does the Boba carrier stand up to framed backpacks?
The Boba is a soft structured carrier. There are no buttons, snaps, or poles. It is essentially made from a piece of rectangular fabric with foam shoulder straps and a foam waistbelt. Framed backpacks are bulky and although most do offer a great view for your little one, it throws the carrying individual’s center of […]
Why do the foot straps make a difference?
With stretchy baby wraps the fabric can be easily adjusted and pulled to the back of the knee to provide proper leg support. With soft structured carriers the seat of the carrier usually does reach the back of your infant’s knees for full support. Yet as your child grows, as the seat is not adjustable, […]
Why does your carrier come up so high in the back?
We originally designed the carrier with added height because it is intended to support your baby through toddler-hood. As your child gets older, the extra fabric provides proper back support to the toddler and brings them closer to the carrying individual and his/her center of gravity. In shorter bodied soft structured carriers it is more […]
Can I nurse my baby in the Boba carrier?
Yes, you can nurse your baby in the Boba. Adjust the shoulder straps to lower your little one so that he can latch on. Lifting your breast helps. The extra height and width of the carrier helps make nursing more discreet.
How much weight can the Boba carry?
Although the Boba can accommodate a six year old, we recommend a weight limit of 45 pounds, or up until your little one turns four.