3 of Our Favourite Baby Carriers for Newborns

A wrap, sling, or structured carrier is a great hands-free option. You can keep your baby close, while also being able to get on with other tasks. Many babies nap well when they’re being ‘worn’ too.

Boba babywrap

Baby wrap

Boba Baby Wrap, $79.99, from babycity.

Why you’ll love it: babycity’s most popular wrap-style carrier. Soft and stretchy, it ties into the perfect fit every time.

Best all rounder

Beco Gemini Baby Carrier, $229, from The Sleep Store.

Our favourite feature: It’s truly all-ages, fitting babies from birth up to 16kg. It can be used in four positions – inwards and outwards facing, on your back or on your hip. This carrier is also considered to be ‘hip-healthy’ by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute.

Chekoh Sling


Chekoh Linen Blend Ring Sling, $119.95, from The Sleep Store.

Our favourite feature: It allows for easy breastfeeding, is practical to put on, and comfortable to wear.