ERGObaby Carrier (Review & Giveaway – Closed)

I am all for babywearing. If I hadn’t had a sling when Parker was a baby, my laundry, dishes, and housecleaning never would have gotten done. He would not let you put him down. Ever. He would scream and cry for hours on end. (I’m all for crying it out, but I think there should be a time limit to it.) With him, I used a sling, and I hated it. It was uncomfortable, and awkward. But, Parker loved it, so I tolerated it. We both survived, and now Parker is a happy, carefree always-on-the-go toddler.

Recently, ERGObaby contacted me and asked if I would test out their baby carrier. I’ve had my eye on these for a long time, and I knew I’d love to try one. Even though Parker is bigger now, he’s not too big to be held, and he’s certainly not even close to the 40 pound limit of the ERGObaby carrier.

There are lots of things that I love about the ERGObaby carrier. First, the material it’s made of is top quality. It’s a heavy material, but it’s sturdy and well put together. I don’t have to worry about it not being strong enough to hold a baby.

Second, I love that there are different ways you can wear it: On the front (belly to belly), on the back (my husband’s favorite way to wear it), and on the hip. And in the instruction booklet they send with the carrier, it gives you clear, easy-to-follow instructions for putting the carrier on safely and properly. It also gives you directions on how to switch from position to position – perfect if you want to move baby from your hip to your back and so on.

Third, I love that it can be used for babies from 7 – 40 pounds. The optional infant insert is perfect for babies 7 – 14 pounds, and I will definitely be using it when the new baby arrives.

Fourth, it is comfortable. Really really comfortable. Even with my expanding belly, I can strap Parker in and not feel strain on my back. I can’t imagine how good it will feel when I’m not pregnant any more! Hubby also commented that it’s very comfortable and far better than that “last thing” we had. He hated the sling and refused to wear it, but this he’ll wear just about anywhere.

In all honest, I love everything about this baby carrier. Now that my belly is getting bigger by the minute, Parker fits in it best on my back. And hubby loves that it’s not all girly, so he doesn’t complain when we head out to the store (or on a trek to the mall), and he happily puts in on and carries Parker around for hours. We’re planning on hiking a lot this fall, and this carrier will be a great way to keep Parker close and not have to worry about him wandering off. Plus, we won’t have to try and fight with a stroller on those mountain trails…. talk about a nightmare!

While the price is a bit steep compared to some baby carriers, I have to say that this is worth every penny. This carrier will last your child for several years (up to 40 pounds!), and could easily be used on any other babies you might have in the years to come. 

Overall, I am truly impressed with the ERGObaby carrier, and would recommend it to any mom who is looking for the perfect carrier to put on her registry list, or to any mom-to-be or experienced mom out there. It definitely gets the 5 Vinez Monkeys seal of approval.

Want to Try an ERGObaby Carrier for Yourself?
To Buy: You can head to the ERGObaby website and pick out your favorite style and color. They have lots of options, plus there are a bunch of great accessories you can pick from to go with your new ERGObaby Carrier.

You Can WIN! I’ve got an ERGObaby Carrier to giveaway to one lucky winner!

To Enter
Visit the ERGObaby website and then come back here and tell me one thing you learned about ERGObaby products or one product they offer that you’d love to try out.
*Mandatory. If this is not done, you cannot win. 

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Fine Print: Contest is open to residents of the US. If you already do any of the above, you qualify. Please leave a comment for each of the extra entries you complete. However, you must first leave the required comment as stated above. Giveaway will end on October 8th at 11:59pm (EST), and the winner will be selected via Winner will be notified via email upon selection, and will have 48 hours to claim their prize. 

Disclaimer: I was contacted by a member of ERGObaby I received a sample to facilitate my honest review. The opinions expressed in this post are 100% my own. I have not been compensated in any way other than the sample product for this review. The sponsor is fulfilling the winner’s prize as stated above.

Angie Vinez (2893 Posts)

Angie is a wife and mother to 8. Her life revolves around cooking, cleaning, laundry, and other household duties. She is passionate about her life in Christ and wants to encourage other mothers in their own walk of faith. Angie is active on many social media networks, loves technology, photography, and graphic design, and loves creating blog designs for other mom bloggers.


  1. 751

    I liked ergo baby on fb
    jessica k
    jesskaufman at hotmail dot com

  2. 752

    I posted on their FB wall
    Jesskaufman at hotmail dot com

  3. 753

    I follow on GFC
    jesskaufman at hotmail dot com

  4. 754

    Galaxy Grey carrier with embroidery – galaxy lining

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