BabyBjorn Baby Carrier Active – Top Reviews & Key Info

  • Price Range: $130 – $150
  • GooGooLove: ♥♥♥♥ (4/5)
  • Pros:
    • Lumbar support
    • Easy to put on and insert child
    • Child can face in or outward
  • Cons:
    • Shoulder straps need more padding
    • Not great for long, active walks
    • Low weight limit
  • Weight Limit: 26 lbs.

Most Helpful Reviews

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars(5/5) – I registered for and eventually purchased for myself the Active Carrier. I love this carrier. With a bad back, I find the lumbar support VERY helpful. I do have to tighten it up, but is far from cutting off my breathing. My little girl loves riding in it too.  Why I love this carrier:… (read more and buy it at
  • 3.0 out of 5 stars(3/5) – …  this carrier is a slight improvement over the original when it comes to back support, but it’s not a real carrier for truly active pursuits, and not worth the extra 90 bucks (or more) to buy it if you already have the original…. (read more and buy it at
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars(5/5) – … Much better then caring that heavy and bulky caraway around. With the design it is possible to get a sleeping baby out too! Best carrier on the market and very simple to use. I also have a sling carrier, but my back hurts when using…. (read more and buy it at
  • 4.0 out of 5 stars(4/5) – … It is easy to put baby inside and doesn’t require much initial set-up. My baby is 7 weeks old and likes it very much. She seems comfortable and often falls asleep within minutes of me putting it on…. This carrier suits my needs, which are mainly to wear baby as I do chores around the house. I would not take a long walk outside however: I put my baby in her stroller instead…. (read more and buy it at
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars(5/5) – The material is very soft and comfortable for the baby and for the parent. It has great support for the infants head and when they get old enough you just fold down the top flap. I would highly recommend the bib that you can purchase for the carrier…. (read more and buy it at
  • 2.0 out of 5 stars(2/5) – … It should carry a warning that it may not fit thin-framed people very well…OR Bjorn should consider making this in sizes (Small & Large) so that if you have a very thin frame and small upper chest like me, that you can still use this carrier…. (read more and buy it at

Gear in Action

  • See a video review here and a video by BabyBjorn here.

What the Makers Say

  • Comfortable back support
  • Popular all-round baby carrier
  • Comfortable for use both at home and outside. Fits newborns and children who are a little bit bigger.
  • Extra back support
  • Provides comfortable support and stability when you’re carrying your baby.
  • Grows with your baby
  • Easy to adjust the size, so it fits your growing baby perfectly.
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Any Safety Recalls :( ?

  • CPSC, Baby Swede, LLC Announce Recall to Repair “Baby Björn” Infant Carriers – May 18, 2005.  See full press release on the Consumer Products Safety Division’s website here.

What are your 2 cents, Mama?