ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Top Rated Baby Carriers That Face Out

Updated on October 23, 2013

Front Facing Baby Carriers Are Great For Curious Kids

When you have a newborn it's great to have a snug baby carrier that lets you keep baby close to your heart at all times. It's comforting to your baby and much easier for you to protect the baby while you get things done around the house our out on errands.

If you've ever had a child before however you will know that after a while your baby is going to start getting curious about the world around him. We found that we absolutely had to find a good carrier that allowed us to carry him facing forwards otherwise he just wouldn't let use use the baby carrier any more.

There are of course many different baby carriers out there and they are all designed to work well with babies of different sizes or ages but in my experience most carriers, even the best carriers, are really only best for certain age ranges.

For instance the ErgoBaby carrier is functional for newborns and up but it's excellent for babies that are six months and older. The K'tan carrier pictured to the left however is phenomenal for newborns and small babies but as they get bigger it gets a bit less awesome.

Even still of all carriers that face out the K'tan Baby Carrier is my favorite. It's is like a Mobi Wrap that's easy to use and it's a lot cheaper then the Ergo Baby. of course these aren't the only carriers that are good for front facing babies. Lower on this page I've featured a number of alternative to my favorites some of which will be much cheaper than the others at the sacrifice of some quality or certain features.

My Favorite Baby Carrier For Front Facing Babies

As mentioned above there are lots of baby carriers that work well for babies that are forward facing but my favorite is the K'tan carrier featured below. It is attractively priced and holds babies in either direction as well as a in sling positions. It works well for babies of any age up to 35 pounds although I'd rather use it on smaller kids than bigger ones.

Baby K’tan ORIGINAL Baby Carrier, Black Stretch Cotton  (S)
Baby K’tan ORIGINAL Baby Carrier, Black Stretch Cotton (S)

This carrier works for almost every parent no matter their size. Coming in five different sizes this wrap will fit and help you stay active even with a child in arms.

 

It's a bit pricier but I really like the Ergo Baby carrier too. If you have the extra cash it's hard to beat it in terms of comfort and features.

Two Quality Front Facing Baby Carriers That Are Cheap

The K'tan is a bit pricey for some parents even though it's nowhere near the highest priced carrier on the market. Even still there are a few good options for inexpensive wraps and slings that work well for babies that face forwards. Here are two of the top rated cheap forward facing baby carriers for sale today.

More Good Carriers That Face Baby Forwards

I'm a fan of quality products that are made well and have lots of features that actually benefit me as a parent. I like the K'tan baby carrier featured above as well as the ErgoBaby carriers the best as they meet my expectations for what a good baby carrier is. Unless I'm going hiking and need a framed hiking carrier these are exactly what I'm looking for. Other than these and the cheaper options featured above there are however many other carriers that will face your baby outwards. Here is a selection of them for you to browse through.

The Best Carriers & Slings For Sale Today

Most good baby carriers work well for babies that face forwards or backwards. Although I have my favorites it's sometimes better to shop for a carrier that meets another need and then make sure baby can site forward facing in before buying. The following pages should help you find the right carrier for you if you don't already know which one to buy.

The Cheapest Baby Carriers For Sale Today
Yes, we as parents want the best for our children but in the real world everything has aprice and we can only afford so much. Baby carriers (on the high end...

Baby Carriers For Plus Size Moms
Most baby carriers top out with a waist circumference in the low 40 inch range. If you are a larger woman and are having trouble finding a good baby carrier ...

High End Baby Carriers Sold Used Online

As a parent I have no problem at all buying used stuff. I can usually get items for far less in used condition than I can brand new. In many cases the items I buy are used but appear to be new nevertheless. If you want a good carrier but don't have that much money to spend see the lists below which feature Baby K'tan, Ergo Baby, Beco Baby, & Britax carriers all in used condition and sold at heavily discounted secondary market prices.

What Feature Is Most Important To You In A Carrier?

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)