We Love, You Need: The Best Baby Slings, Carriers and Backpacks

Our parents reviewers put the newest carriers to the test! Read on to find the carrier that's right for you (34 Photos)

Kate Bayless on Jul 11, 2013 at 5:11PM

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We Love, You Need: The Best Baby Slings, Carriers and Backpacks


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Boba Air

This ultra-lightweight carrier weighs in at just over half a pound—perfect for travel and quick outings.

Carrier Stats
Type: soft-structured carrier (front in, back)
Weight range: 15 to 45 lbs.
Price: $65
Made of: 100% nylon
Parent Rating:
Get It Now: Boba

Style: "The carrier is very portable, compact and super lightweight."

"The Boba Air isn't too masculine or feminine. I like that it's black with just a pop of color for contrast."

Comfort: "The Boba Air was very easy to put on and take off. I had no trouble getting my squirmy 19-month-old daughter in and out of it." 

"The material is a very lightweight, breathable nylon, and it was very comfortable for me and my daughter." 

"The Boba Air is great for active parents who wants a no-fuss carrier when they're on the go or traveling."

What It's Missing: "Nothing!"

Bonus: "Besides being easy to use, the Boba Air folds up into a small package the size of a clutch." 

"The whole carrier is super easy to clean. It's machine washable, and all of it’s parts can be easily wiped down as well."

--Kristen and her 19-month-old, from Walpole, Mass.

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