Lately it seems like every other mom totes her tot around town in an Ergo Baby Carrier. Seeing all these other mamas with their Ergos made me wonder, what’s the big deal? My curiosity was also piqued by several comments on our baby carrier post. Ergo owners enthusiastically declared their loyalty to this comfy contraption.
We didn’t, but we probably would have if we would have known with our first. A friend urged us to borrow hers, but we were still hesitant. It seemed difficult to strap on and like just another carrier to pack into our tiny house. But when we used it, we were surprised by how much better it worked for our bodies. When Jovi has been snoozing in it for over an hour, we aren’t struggling with aching shoulders or necks. Plus, she can ride in the front or the back when she gets older. Since her weight is centralized and the device has padded straps, we found it to be much more “ergonomically correct” –which may just be how this carrier got its name.