If you’re a parent, you’ve probably heard the term “babywearing.” It’s the practice of carrying your baby constantly, and it’s not just for kangaroos. Carrying your infant or toddler can be more practical and convenient than pushing a stroller—especially if you’re hiking, traveling, or running errands. We’ve tested several baby carriers over the years while running through airports, hiking through forests and on mountain trails, and wandering city streets. These are our favorites.
For more ideas, check out our Gift Guide for New Parents, Best Strollers, and Best Baby Monitors.
Updated October 2023: We’ve added the Tushbaby Lite as a new pick for toddlers.
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