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Manduca Classic Baby Carrier is made from 100% organic cotton on the inside of carrier where baby sits, 45% organic cotton and 55% Hemp on the outside. The Manduca is designed to be used from Newborn 3.5kg all the way up to pre-schoolers 20kg. Manducas are designed in Germany and have won the German Design Award for 2016. The Manduca Baby carrier has a unique design which keeps your bub in a natural ‘M’ position, where the baby’s bottom is lower than the knees. The Manduca Classic Baby carrier is very versatile as you can use it in 3 positions on the front, hip and back. The Manduca has a unique extendable back for baby, an insert for newborns built into the carrier and is one of the most comfortable baby carriers on the market, as it has great padded lumbar and shoulder support. It is a perfect baby carrier suitable for both male and female carers. As there are many ways of wearing this baby carrier it can take a little to get use to where the straps need to go, however when you get used to it you will find out why it is Germany’s No. 1 baby carrier. The Manduca Baby Carrier has been rated 4.5 - 5 stars by users on independent review sites as well as on our own on the Manduca Baby Carrier page.
Material - 100% organic cotton inside and 45% organic cotton/55% Hemp outside
Age/Weight - Newborn 3.5kg to 20kg
Size - One size fits most, suitable for all carers male & female
Awards & Recommendations – Germany’s #1 organic baby carrier, Endorsed by Australian Breastfeeding Association, Australian Physiotherapy Association and Reflux Infant support Association, Mother & Baby Finalist 2014, Best Buy – Mother & Baby Magazine April/May 2010 (when tested against other leading carriers and slings.), German Design Award - Special 2016.
Orthopedically ideal for baby’s hip development – baby’s knees are higher than their bottom - M position
Broad sitting base for baby while supporting thighs
Built in newborn insert
Baby’s back and neck are supported by an extendable back support, get 4 different seat positions/heights
Headrest and sunshade for baby
Can carry baby on front, hip and back
Upholstered buckles and zippers and snap-fasteners are all nickel-free
Hip belt is secure with a special three-point-buckle that only can be opened by the help of two hands or three fingers
The shoulder straps can be worn crossed over at the back
Suitable for long wearing
Easily adjusted to fit the wearer, has extra long hip strap
Machine washable with mild detergent
Designed in Germany by Wickelkinder GmbH
If your little bubs is a little drooler and chomping on anything they can find you may want to consider some Teething Pads there are some that are specifically designed for the Manduca Baby Carrier called Fumbees which are made from beautiful soft Organic Cotton and are reversible.
Some wearers may find that when baby is 3-4 months you may find that you baby is getting too big for the insert and too small without the insert, it is recommended that you can use a Size-It to reduce the pouch size until baby is big enough to sit in the pouch in a comfortable 'M' Position.
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The Manduca Baby Carrier is one of the most comfortable baby carriers that I have used. What I like about this baby carrier is that the waist and shoulder straps are well padded and feels very comfortable the moment you put it on. The carrier has a canopy for sun protection and to hide babies head away when they fall asleep. Today my 6 month boy fell asleep in it for nearly two hours, I was very comfortable and he was too. I sat at my computer while he was in the Manduca and it made me sit up straight which was a bonus as I have a tendency to slouch. The other plus is if baby does falls asleep you can get them out of the carrier easily to lay them down. I like that you can wear the Manduca on your front, hip and back, which makes it very versatile. It is very well made and the material is durable and will wear well. The baby carrier is very much gender neutral therefore my husband and I can share the baby carrier, as he can’t stand wearing any baby carrier that looks a little girly. There are a few straps to adjust which can be a little fiddly, however all worth the effort once you have it right. The top back strap is a little hard to reach to do up but very minor annoyance. The key is to get the straps at the correct lengths and position and when front wearing, have your baby high enough that you can kiss their head. I can understand why this carrier is a top seller in Germany it’s excellent!