The 101 On How And When To Babywear

Whether you’re a first-time parent, or a seasoned vet with multiple kids, finding the proper baby gear to fit your family’s needs can seem like quite a daunting task. With the wide selection of baby carriers available today it is easy to become overwhelmed and intimidated when choosing the best way to wear your baby. In this guide we will break down some of the benefits of babywearing and how to select the best carrier to fit your specific needs. 

The art of babywearing has been successfully used in many different cultures around the world for centuries. Some of the benefits of babywearing includes a comfortable and convenient way of providing kangaroo care to newborns and infants, being able to tend to older children while keeping your baby close, running daily errands, getting active outdoors, navigating through busy airports or train stations with confidence, and allowing you to get back to those things you loved doing before baby arrived. With the right carrier, babywearing is an easy, safe, and comfortable way to bond with baby and be hands free for all the tasks you need to accomplish. 

So, what’s the best carrier for you and your needs? We will break down 3 of our most popular styles of carriers to help you make the perfect choice 

Wraps: (LÍLLÉbaby Dragonfly Wrap, Tie The Knot II Wrap) 

  • Made of a super soft, flexible, shirt-like material. Wraps keep new babies snuggled close, just where they like to be  
  • Most wraps are one-size-fits-all and easily adjusts to different body shapes and sizes  
  • Soft and flexible wraps allow the wearer to sit comfortably while wearing baby 
  • 8-30lb weight limit. Ideal for newborns and infants 

Soft Structured Carriers: (Serenity, Complete, Pursuit Carriers) 

  • Great for birth through toddlerhood, 7-45lb weight limit 
  • Provides a higher level of support and comfort for both you and baby, distributing weight more evenly 
  • Padded shoulder straps 
  • Adjustable waist belt 
  • Lumbar support 
  • Each carrier is multi-position to meet your baby’s interests. Offering different carrying position options such as fetal carry, facing outward, hip carry or back carry 
  • Grows with your little one and offers optimal support and comfort through seat adjustability 
  • Offers a wide selection of materials/fashions to meet your personal style or align with the climate you live in. You may decide to choose the all mesh Airflow carrier if you live in a warmer climate. If you plan to spend time outdoors year round, the All Seasons carrier with zip down temperature control may be an ideal carrier for you 

 Toddler carriers: (LÍLLÉbaby CarryOn) 

  • 25-60 lbs  
  • All the same comfort features of a soft-structured carrier, designed specifically for older children with taller back panels and wider seats 
  • Padded straps 
  • Adjustable waist belt 
  • Lumbar support 

With several choices available, which LÍLLÉbaby soft structured carrier is best for me?  

Serenity vs Complete vs Pursuit (Each carrier accommodating babies 7-45lbs.) 


  • Our newest carrier in the LÍLLÉbaby lineup 
  • 3 seat positions- narrow, middle and wide seat setting 
  • The middle seat setting allows for early back & hip carry for baby’s 6 months and up 
  • Double waistband adjusters allow the wearer to easily switch between seat settings  
  • Perfect fit adjusters create a custom fit for your precious newborn, or allow more room for your growing toddler 
  • 3D birdseye mesh wraps your little one in ultra softness and comfort 
  • Cushioned leg padding 
  • Lumbar support 
  • Available in the All Seasons and Airflow design 
  • 4-5 storage pockets  
  • Tote bag included 

The middle seat setting, cushioned leg padding and perfect fit adjusters make the Serenity carrier an ideal choice for parents with babies between newborn-12 months. 


  • Most versatile choice of fabrics, prints and styles to suit your personal comfort and style 
  • 2 seat positions- narrow and wide seat setting 
  • Customizable fit. Two-way adjustable shoulder straps and adjustable waistband  
  • Lumbar support  

Our Complete carriers comes in a variety of prints and styles, making it one of our most versatile and fashionable carriers to choose from. Accommodating little ones from 7-45lbs the Complete carrier is a great choice to wear into toddlerhood.


  • Available in the Pursuit All Seasons, Pro and Sport styles 
  • Pursuit Sport made from 100% recycled polyester and water resistant ripstop fabric 
  • 7 convenient pockets for ample storage solutions 
  • 3D Birdseye mesh and performance wicking mesh (Pursuit Sport only) wrap your baby in softness 
  • Reflective detailing provides increased visibility during early morning or after sunset walks 

The Pursuit line was created with the family who loves adventure in mind. With 7 convenient pockets you can leave the diaper bag at home and go! The Pursuit carriers come out of the box with an already “broken in” feel, making it ideal for instant cuddles. 

Whichever style carrier you decide is best for your babywearing needs, you can be assured that LÍLLÉbaby’s line of carriers are an ideal choice for you, with specific attention placed on the functionality of our designs and top of the line materials to suit you and your baby in comfort and style. 

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