Why choose a Babylonia baby carrier?
Babylonia baby carriers are the highest quality, nicely finished, very cosy and soft. Babylonia produces 8 very comfortable baby carriers.

Tricot-Slen Organic

bddts_21_lr.jpgThe Tricot-Slen Organic is a baby wrap made of 100% organic cotton that can be worn in various positions. The way of tying is the same for all positions, which makes the Tricot-Slen Organic easy and quick to put on. The Tricot-Slen Organic, with its natural stretch, guarantees a perfect fit and makes the wrap very comfortable and easy to use. The special knitting technique with limited stretch in length offers perfect support for all babies. The Tricot-Slen Organic  is available in many colors to match any style. Both the user’s manual and demonstration DVD clearly explain how to use the baby wrap step-by-step.

 

Tricot-Slen Cool

bddtsc_03_awards_lr.jpgThe Tricot-Slen Cool is a super lightweight baby wrap made from 100% Newlife, a unique and certified fiber made out of recycled plastic bottles. You can carry your baby in the same positions as the Tricot-Slen Organic. Putting on the Tricot-Slen Cool is the same for every position. Just like the Tricot-Slen Organic the special knitting technique offers optimal support and comfort. Even though the baby wrap weighs next to nothing, it gives excellent support. The fabric is moisture wicking and breathable, which means it is delightfully cool during summer, yet comfortable during winter. The baby carrier wraps itself perfectly around you and your baby, and is very user-friendly: it dries immediately and it does not need any ironing. 

Tri-Cotti

bddtc_01_lr.jpgThe Tri-Cotti consists of two fabric loops made of 100% organic cotton, which lets you carry your baby in different positions. It is ideal for both the cradle position and the upright position. It’s very easy to use; no tying and no buckles or clasps. The Tri-Cotti is available in 3 sizes: Small - Medium - Large. The correct sling size is not determined by your size or the size of your baby. As your child grows, the fabric will stretch and the Tri-Cotti will always fit. Simply use your own clothes size to determine the sling size required (S = size 34, 36, 38 M = size 40, 42 and L = size 44, 46 or S = size 2,4,6 M = 8, 10 and L = 12, 14).  Note: after use, the material will stretch by about 5 centimeters (2 inches). 

BB-SLING

bddsl_06_lr.jpgThe BB-SLING is a ringsling type of baby carrier made in a Fair Trade project in India. The special sling is 100% organic cotton and woven using the best techniques for slings, offering optimal support for newborn babies as well as children up to 3-4 years. Two aluminum rings allow easy adjustment, which makes the BB-SLING comfortable and easy to use. Although you can use the BB-SLING for different carrying positions, it is most popular for the hip position. There is no other sling as easy and comfortable as the BB-SLING!

BB-TAI

bddtai_25_lr.jpgThe BB-TAI is inspired by traditional Asian Mei Tai carriers. It is simple to use, adjustable, and comfortable for both wearer and child. It can be used to carry the baby in front, on your hip, or on your back. The BB-TAI is appropriate for newborn babies up to toddlers and beyond. It can be worn by adults of all sizes. The BB-TAI has an integrated head support to stabilize baby's head when sleeping and is compact, lightweight and can be worn in all seasons. The BB-Tai is made of 100% organic cotton, with non-toxic dyes, comes with a special zipped bag for storage. 

 

 

BB-SLEN

bddbs_19_lr.jpgThe BB-SLEN is a very comfortable woven wrap which can be used from birth all the way up to children of 4 years old!  With the BB-SLEN, all carrying positions are possible. The BB-SLEN is made of 100% organic cotton and produced in a Fair Trade project in India. The unique weaving technique ensures that the fabric feels soft and comfortable as well as offering excellent support. The BB-SLEN comes in 4 sizes: 260cm, 460cm, 490cm, 560cm. The 260cm is meant to be used like a BB-SLING, going over only one shoulder. The BB-SLEN in 460, 490 and 560 cm allows all positions. The size to buy depends on your clothing size; shorter people use the BB-SLEN 460 cm and taller people 490 cm. 560 cm starts at clothes size 46 (Women’s 14) or can be used to wrap an extra time around your waist for added support.

 

BB-SOOZE

bddss_02_lr.jpgThe BB-SOOZE is a kangaroo baby wrap specifically designed to use during your postnatal period and for kangarooing prematurely born babies and babies nursed in an incubator. It’s perfect for those first hours and days when skin-to-skin contact is so very important! With the BB-SOOZE your baby can relax safely against you while you can rest and even fall asleep. This baby wrap cannot be purchased by private individuals but can be obtained if you ask your midwife or gynecologist. 

 

Babylonia Flexia

bddflex_990_02.jpgThe Babylonia Flexia is a Soft Structured Carrier (SSC) , which means you do not have to tie but just snap the buckles and you're ready to go. This combi carrier comes with 3 panels in consecutive sizes. Each panel can be easily exchanged by the zipper. This is how the carrier grows with your child. No inserts or complex size adjustments required! This baby carrier can be used from birth (3 kg) until toddler age (20 kg)

What’s the difference between a Tricot-Slen and a BB-SLEN?

Both the Tricot-Slen and BB-SLEN are ‘wrap-style’ baby carriers in which you carry your baby in the ergonomic M-position, but how do they differ from one another?

  • The fabric: the Tricot-Slen is knitted (stretchy wrap), the BB-SLEN is woven
  • The elasticity: the Tricot-Slen has a little stretch in width whereas the BB-SLEN barely stretches (only a minimum diagonal stretch for optimal comfort)
  • How you put on the wrap (goes together with the elasticity): the elasticity of the Tricot-Slen allows you to put on the wrap before putting baby in. This allows you to use both hands when putting baby in the wrap. The BB-SLEN is tied on together with your child. You can start easily with just one position. Most likely you'll notice that you've mastered it very quickly and the BB-SLEN is as easy as the Tricot-Slen.
  • The number of positions (goes together with the elasticity as well): the way of tying the Tricot-Slen is the same for all positions, you only need to remember one way of tying. The BB-SLEN allows all positions and the way of tying differs depending on the position in which you want to carry your child.
  • The support: the Tricot-Slen provides the perfect support for children from birth to 18 kg (40 lbs), but because of the elasticity in width, you will notice that it’s better to carry older children in a woven wrap. Because the BB-SLEN has no stretch, this wrap provides the perfect support for both newborn babies as well as older children up to 20 kg (45 lbs).
  • Carrying on your back: with the Tricot-Slen it is possible to carry on your back, but it’s not the best wrap for back carrying. With the BB-SLEN you can carry a child of any age on your back safely and comfortably.
  • The length: the Tricot-Slen is available in one length which suits everyone! Smaller people can wrap extra fabric around their waist or tuck it away under the waistband. The BB-SLEN is available in 4 sizes. The size you choose depends on your clothes size and the positions you want to use.
  • Usage right after birth: the lovely soft fabric of the Tricot-Slen makes this wrap cozy and ideal for newborn babies. The diagonal stretch in the BB-SLEN means that the fabric will not rub or feel uncomfortable, but it’s less cozy and snug.
The BB-SLEN is available in 5 sizes. How do I know what size fits me?

The Tricot-Slen, BB-TAI, BB-SLING and Flexia fit all sizes – for shorter people as well as for tall people, both men and women.

The Tri-Cotti is available in 3 clothes sizes (S, M, and L), so if mom and dad have a different clothing size, they cannot use the same Tri-Cotti.

The length of the BB-SLEN depends on the size as well. Smaller people will use the 460cm BB-SLEN whereas taller or heavier people need the 490 cm or even 560 cm BB-SLEN (starting at clothes size 46 Women’s 14)).

The BB SLEN also exists in 260 cm but this length has another way of carrying and another user manual. The 260 cm is designed to be used similar to a ringsling and is worn over only one shoulder.

Do you have twins je want to wear in 1 wrap, you can choose the BB-Slen 560cm. Check out our manual for carrying twins

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Regarding the size of the baby wrap, can both mom and dad use the same wrap?

The Tricot-Slen, BB-TAI, BB-SLING and Flexia fit all sizes – for shorter people as well as for tall people, both men and women.

The Tri-Cotti is available in 3 clothes sizes (S, M, and L), so if mom and dad have a different clothing size, they cannot use the same Tri-Cotti.

The length of the BB-SLEN depends on the size as well. Smaller people will use the 460cm BB-SLEN whereas taller or heavier people need the 490 cm or even 560 cm BB-SLEN (starting at clothes size 46 Women’s 14)).

The BB SLEN also exists in 260 cm but this length has another way of carrying and another user manual. The 260 cm is designed to be used similar to a ringsling and is worn over only one shoulder.

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The BB-SLING is available in 3 styles: padded, unpadded and gathered. Which model should I choose?

Babylonia’s ringsling is available with either a padded, unpadded or gathered (limited editions) shoulder. Except for the shoulder, all slings are identical.

Choosing between padded, unpadded or gathered depends on your personal preference. The padded version is nice and soft on your shoulder and the fabric is already spread wide open, so you don't need to spread the fabric across your shoulder and back yourself.

The unpadded version allows you to choose how far to spread open the fabric, particularly people with narrow shoulders might be more comfortable with the fabric spread less over the shoulder.

With the gathered shoulder, you can fully determine how wide or how narrow you spread the febric, even partly over your upper arm. Some people find this very enjoyable because the weight is spread well, others experience this as a restriction in their freedom of movement.

 

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Which Babylonia wrap will be most comfortable for both baby and me?

All Babylonia slings and our carrier are very comfortable and ergonomic for both carrier and child. Depending on what you and your child prefer and in what position you want to carry (on front, hip or back) different baby wraps are recommended.

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Which Babylonia baby wrap is easiest to use?

If you have a small baby and are not that experienced with babywearing, you might want to start with a Tricot-Slen, Tri-Cotti or Flexia. Both the Tri-Cotti and Tricot-Slen are slightly elastic in width so you can tie on the wrap first and then put your baby in the sling using both hands. The Tri-Cotti is composed of two loops which you place over your shoulders. You can choose different positions depending on the size and age of your baby. The Tricot-Slen is very easy to use as well and can be used immediately after birth. Once you have learned how to tie the wrap, you can experiment with the different positions to carry your baby. The Flexia is a baby carrier and does not require you to tie. Just buckle-up and go! 

BB-SLING - simply place the ringsling over one shoulder, place your baby in it and pull on the fabric to make it snug around your baby. Carrying your baby on your hip allows you to use your hipbone for extra support. On your hip, your baby is able to see everything but can also fall asleep easily or lay his head against your chest and close his eyes if there is too much stimulation.

With the BB-TAI you can carry your baby easily on both your front and back. Carrying on your hip is also possible but we recommend the BB-SLING for hip carrying as this is easier and faster.

Using the BB-SLEN might take a little more practice because you tie the wrap while holding your baby. However, once you've practiced a few times, it comes naturally. All Babylonia wraps and carrier are supplied with clear and detailed instructions

Which baby wrap is most suitable for carrying newborn babies?

All Babylonia baby wraps are suitable for use from birth. 

Which wrap is best for you depends on your preferences:

  • Do you have experience in babywearing?
  • Do you also want to carry an older brother or sister or just the newborn baby?
  • How long do you want to carry your child?
  • Are you planning to buy another baby wrap or do you want a wrap that will work for all ages?
  • Is your partner going to use the same baby wrap? Are you a different size than your partner?
  • Are you going to use it in the summer or winter?

In general we recommend starting with a Tricot-Slen or Flexia. The Tricot-Slenis a good beginner wrap because it is soft and it will always fit (both your and your partner). You tie on the wrap first and then place your baby in it so you have both hands free to pick up your child. For people who prefer a carrier, we have our Flexia. The most flexible and easiest baby carrier on the market. If you discover that both you and your baby love babywearing, you will probably want to try more styles of wraps.