Lillebaby Carry On Review | Lillebaby Toddler Carrier Review

CMA Mini Reviews: The Lillebaby Carry On Toddler Carrier

Today’s review is of the Lillebaby Carry On (a toddler carrier) by CMA Babywearing Team member Britta. 

I was very excited to try the toddler Lillebaby out since I haven’t really used a Lillebaby before and I always get lots of questions about them since they are such a popular brand. Upon initially trying it on it was very comfortable and my little man seemed to like it as well, snuggling up nice and close.

I’m a Tula girl, though, and while there were some things I really liked about this carrier, but if I had the option to choose I would personally stick with my toddler Tula.

This is a quality carrier and it’s very comfortable.  I definitely like the bigger pocket on the Lillebaby – it was nice to be able to put my phone and keys in that pocket rather than trying to struggle putting them in my own pockets.

Personally, I find the number of strap tighteners obnoxious and overwhelming rather than helpful but I know a lot of parents who prefer them to get a better fit. My husband honestly wouldn’t even use it because it was too overwhelming for him. He definitely prefers simple (he’s a Tula and ring sling guy) And while I liked the lumbar support pad for front carries it became cumbersome for me occasionally because we so often switch from front to back carries throughout a single day trip and I didn’t like it on my front.

I would recommend this carrier if someone had tried it out themselves before purchasing to see if it works for them because it definitely is a quality and comfortable carrier but based on personal preferences someone might love it or they might not.

All in all this is a great toddler carrier that I would recommend.  However for my family specifically it was just too complicated with having so many straps and buckles to tighten and adjust.

Continue Reading

CMA Mini Reviews: Soul Onbuhimo


This review of the Soul Onbuhimo is by CMA Babywearing Team member Stacey.  Stacey is wearing the Soul Onbuhimo in Frozen. Anyone else ever afraid of an Onbuhimo? I recall seeing this style of carrier at one of my first babywearing meetups and thinking “no way I can do that!” The Soul Onbuhimo is one […]

Continue Reading

Our most popular baby carriers of the year!

Every January, I make a point of taking stock of the last year and doing some planning for the year to come.  Of course CMA is a huge part of this, so I’ve spent a good part of today looking at our sales for the year. I always love seeing “Best of” lists so I […]

Continue Reading

CMA Mini Reviews: Sakura Bloom Theory

Sakura Bloom Theory Review | Sakura Bloom Reviews

This review of the Sakura Bloom Theory is by CMA Babywearing Team member Melinda.  Melinda is wearing the Theory in Willow.  I consider myself a total Sakura Bloom addict (ie I don’t think my husband actually knows how many I own 😂) so you can imagine how excited i was to try the Theory collection. I […]

Continue Reading

CMA Mini Reviews: Tula Free-to-Grow

Tula Free-to-Grow Review | Tula FTG Review

This review of the Tula Free-to-Grow Carrier is by CMA Babywearing Team member Amanda.  Amanda is wearing the FTG in the Imagine print.   This Tula is the best!!!! I am a huge Tula fan and have been using their products for almost 4 years now! I was so excited and curious when the free to […]

Continue Reading

CMA Mini Review: Sakura Bloom Chambray

Sakura Bloom Chambray Linen Review by Stacey

Another Sakura Bloom love story…Picking a Sakura ring sling can be difficult. They are known for their silk (which I love.) There are several linen options and their cozy Theory Bamboo line, but I kept coming back to this Chambray linen. The thread color combinations, the look, and support had me sold! Carry Me Away […]

Continue Reading

5 Great Baby Carriers for Gifting

Ask any babywearing parent what’s on their wish list and, no matter how many carriers they already have, chances are very high that they would LOVE another one.  Here are five carriers that are pretty much guaranteed to be a hit! For the Babywearing Newbie: Tula Free-to-Grow Tula Free-to-Grow Carriers are our number one choice […]

Continue Reading

Why I Still Wear My Toddler

Toddler baby carriers

This guest post is by Erin Webdell, 30-something-year-old married mom of 3 rambunctious kids and 1 goofy dog. About the picture, Erin writes “I took this picture after some stranger at Target made a comment at my toddler being ‘too big’ to be on my back. I took the picture a couple of minutes later and […]

Continue Reading

CMA Mini Reviews: Sakura Bloom Double Layer Linen

Sakura Bloom Simple Linen Review by Amanda

This review of the Sakura Bloom Simple Linen sling is written by CMA Babywearing Team member Amanda.  Since her review, the Sakura Simple Linen sling has been updated to the Sakura Bloom Basics – double layer sling.  The two slings are made from the same linen, but the Basics has been prewashed for additional softness!  […]

Continue Reading

CMA Mini Reviews: the Beco Carrier

Beco Carrier Review by Janet

This review of the Beco Carrier is by CMA Team member Janet.   I can’t remember the last time I found myself so eager to receive a baby carrier! But that’s exactly how the Beco Carrier in the Feathers pattern made me feel. After all, it is everything I want in a carrier. It’s such a gorgeous […]

Continue Reading