Baby Carrier Comparison

Baby Sling Baby Wrap Mei-Tai Front Mei-Tai Back Soft- Structure Front Soft- Structure Back
Infant – (0-4 mo.) can’t hold head Excellent Excellent Poor Poor Poor Poor
Baby – (4-9 mo.) holds head up Good Excellent Excellent Good Fair Fair
Older Baby – (9-14 mo.) Good Excellent Good Good Excellent Good
Toddler – (14+ mo.) walks, but needs breaks Fair Good Fair Good Good Excellent

Excellent = Best option for mother and baby comfort Good = Good option for baby and okay comfort for mother Fair = Good option for baby but short carry time for mother Poor = least desirable for baby and mother comfort