CatBirdBaby’s patented support belt makes it easier to carry heavier babies and toddlers.It is compatible with the pikkolo carrier as well as CatBirdBaby’s mei tai (and most brand mei tais).You simply thread your carrier through the belt and leave on for a more traditional padded SSC-style waistband. You may wish to add the belt when your baby reaches 20+ lbs.We recommend placing the belt on and leaving it, not switching it on and off frequently.THIS IS A BELT ONLY, NOT A CARRIER. MUST BE USED IN COMBINATION WITH THE PIKKOLO CARRIER OR A MEI TAI CARRIER.
Welcome to a totally unique babywearing experience! The Pikkolo is a hybrid between a soft structured carrier and a Mei Tai and is a very popular choice in the States where it comes from. The Pikkolo can be used from newborn with no infant insert required. Unstructured apron-style waistband makes it possible to precisely adjust the carrierâs fit. Fits both short-waisted and long-waisted body types. This type of waistband is meant to be worn snugly around your natural waist, not loose/low on top of the hips like padded waistbands. Wonât pull your pants down! - See more at: http://www.theportablebaby.com/pikkolo.html#sthash.3ejqE4UV.dpuf Pikkolo features & benefits: Memory foam in the shoulder straps means the strap is not bulky while being super-cushy and supportive. The unique tapered shoulder strap shape is more comfortable when you back carry (less bulk under your arm) Dual-adjustable buckles mean you never have to pull up and back to tighten your straps Adjustable base allows you cinch the carrier width to perfectly fit your baby from day one and enables an ergonomic facing forward carry. 4 carrying positions take you from newborn to toddler (approx. 4 kg to 18kg) Attached sleeping hood tucks into its own pocket for storage Straps cross in an X on your back for a front carry for maximum comfort and ease of use Exclusive to The Sleep Store in New Zealand. About Pikkolo Hybrid Mei Tai /Soft Structured carriers: Based on a traditional Asian style baby carrier, a Mei Tai is a versatile and comfortable option for carrying your baby or toddler. Basically a Pikkolo is a cross between a Mei Tai and a soft-structured carrier - it has less structure than carr