Fabulous carrier, I wouldn't have survived without it!
This carrier fitted my needs perfectly. Especially in the newborn position - as I had to fly 20+ hours with my newborn at 6 weeks and 14 weeks, and it made the flights so much more comfortable and easier. Especially throughout the terminals and changing flights as well, I was able to have my hands-free whilst carrying a newborn. This is just an added bonus to using this product pretty much on a day to day basis. Everyone around me too thought it was such an innovative product, and my baby is always nice and comfortable too. Even now at 11 ...months, he's able to see the world facing out, and then facing in when it's time for a nap. I definitely use my pram much less then required because I feel so much more comfortable carrying my baby. Just an awesome product and you feel so much more at ease knowing your baby is in a safe position throughout their development. Easy to use, change positions, and comfortable for baby and parent Can't think of anything, best baby product I've bought so far.
THE BEST! Tried so many but nothing beats the Combi
I have a terrible back, I intially bought the Breeze baby, but this just didnt work out for us. Hurt my back and bubs was so squished in it, espcially in cradle position. Bought the combi and never looked back. The cradle position with the head support was huge help to settle bubs. The extra padding ensured bubs head was well supported. I havent yet tried all positions as bubs is not old enough but anticipate that it should be as good as the cradle position. Just briliant!
comfy head padding, cradle position, comfy
had no problems at all
We r only using cradle position yet,but it was my savior,he always fall asleep in it and we went overseas twice,so it was very handy in the airport.my little one is 3 month old and I m looking forward when we can use it in forward facing upright position,as he seems so curious already,I m sure he would love it too.
Extra back support ,safety
A bit complicated manual
Baby just wasn't into it
This carrier was great in theory, but just did not work in practice. We did the right thing by waiting for bubs to be born before we bought a carrier. I did alot of research and the Combi seemed perfect for us. We tried it instore when bubs was 3 months old using the cradle position, he wasn't a fan but we thought it was just something he needed to get used to. We tried so many times to try and get him used to it but he just wasn't into it. So we thought we'd wait until he was a bit older to see if he liked the carrier in the upright posit...ion. Turns out he hates it in that position too. For some reason, bubs hangs quite low and awkward. His legs look like they are getting pinched and the weight is all on my shoulders. He's about 70cm and 7kg. I ended up talking my husband into going to a baby shop to try other carriers to see if bubs hated carriers altogether or just this particular one. I tried the Manduca and OH MY GOD, super comfortable and baby fell asleep in it while I was testing it out. I also tried the Baby Bjorn Miracle Carrier, which looks alot like the Combi, and bubs seems to like it and had a sleep in it too. I then tried the Combi again in store with the sales clerk there to make sure we were trying to use the Combi correctly, or see if our Combi carrier was defective, bubs cried immediately. I was torn between the Manduca and the Bjorn, I ended up walking out with the Bjorn as it allowed bubs to be forward facing, whereas, Manduca did not. If it was about MY comfort and bubs was younger, I would have chosen the Manduca easily, but bubs is at that stage where he's curious about his surroundings so the forward facing is something we wanted for him. Unique cradle position, can be used in multiple positions Baby hated it, baby hangs quite low, not comfortable to wear
Love the extra back support for cradle position. Other brand does not have this. It also has 4 possible positions to hold the baby. Very practical and easy to get a hang of. The strap is a snap fit and very robust. Made of breathable materials and baby sleep in comfortable many time. Another fabulous product by Combi.
Very stable and practical. Baby enjoys being carried in it.
Bought this carrier from the baby expo in Sydney a couple of weeks ago. It was not a planned purchase. My husband saw several baby carriers from other exhibitors and was interested which reminded me of this star product from Combi. Later when we went to the Combi desk to check out a stroller (which we also purchased), I pointed out this to my husband and he loved it straight, especially for the unique cradling position for newborns. There are 4 possible positions to hold the baby and each of them looks quite comfy and practical. We both thought...this was a cool design with solid quality. When we got home, we tried the carrier and were happy to discover more hidden features like safety strip and a neat pack up bag. Smart design and solid quality Need to read the instructions carefully
We received this item as a gift and have found it very useful. The cradling position for newborns is unique and is much more stable and supportive than using a fabric sling.
The other positions are great for when you are out and about but you have to read the manual carefully and have a couple of goes to ensure you position it correctly.
My only suggestion would be that Combi include a detachable bib for when using it in the front facing position to catch any baby drool and help keep it clean.
Otherwise a nifty little product for par...ents who are out and about and want the multifunction of a two in one baby sling and carrier. The unique cradling position for newborns Read the instructions carefully to get the hang of all the different positions
A life saver for me- a mum with two kids....
I am a mum with two kids a new born and a two and a half year old living in Australia.My new born beeing a lite sleeper needs lots of attention so I had to be with her most of the time carrying her.so my husband and I went for baby carrier shopping and didnt find anything practical enough to hold a new born.we had never heard of the combi brand until i came across a an advertiestment in one of the magazines i found in my Bounty bag which i got from the hospital.The cradling position of the combi carrier was what caught my eye.so we ran to baby ...bunting and looked for it but it wasnt on sale that day so I got them to get me one delevered and I payed in full and within the next few days I got it from baby bunting and wow I loved how practical it was especially the cradling position.Now I could do many things with my baby close to me because my hands are pretty much free...I love how light weight it is and my baby seems comfy too, its safe and also I use the back support for breast feeding.cant wait to try it in the cuddling position...Even my husband loves carrying the baby in the carrier for longer periods of time, how cool is that!! :) light weight, comfy for baby, soft fabric and the design and most of all the cradling position
Practical and comfortable for baby
We were about to purchase a BabyBjorn when we came across the Combi Magical Compact carrier. What made us decided on buying the Combi was the fact the our baby can be strapped in on his back, flat in a cradling position rather than curved in a sling.
It's a purchase that we have not regretted. Baby has fallen asleep many times in it and have also used the carried to bottle feed my baby while I used my other hand to perform house chores.
I have used the carrier while visiting many childcare centres and have always gotten comments on how p...ractical it looks compare to other carriers they have seen. I have also washed the carrier. Very easy to wash and quick to dry. Light weight and compact when not using the cradling sheet insert.
Thank from Vietnamese customer
I'm from Vietnam, and so happy when I could buy it here, HCMC. It's really usefull from my baby was a newborn until now, 5 months! I use it to carry my baby everyday. So I will buy more Combi products, now I use many things from Combi, water cup, spoon, bowl to prepare eating... And many many things........all they are intelligent and Comfort products
This is the only product in the market, currently, where you can safely carry an infant.
We looked at the slings but they seemed very unsafe to us. The combi magical provides the stability and support that is needed by a newborn. When we purchased our one, the sales lady (who we have delt with quite a bit in the past) told us that another customer came in the day before with her baby and tried it out in the store...she walked around the store for at last 45 minutes and her baby was extremely happy and comfortable. Needless to say, she purchased the product.
Versatile, well priced, suitable for infants
Because of it's versatility and adaptability, it makes for one very useful and invaluable piece of baby equipment. I have used this everywhere I go. It became invaluable when travelling to the USA when Baby was 4 months old and no seating or baby crib was available in the airplane.
This can be used from birth. It folds away in its's own netting bag and the netting bag is easily concealed in the carrier when not in use.
Difficult to secure on yourself and is equally difficult to unlatch by yourself.
genius carrier from newborn to toddler
We purchased this carrier after reading many reviews about the one feature that no other carrier has to offer - the cradling position. Since we started using it, my wife has been stopped by people everywhere to look at it and ask where we got it from!. for little ones it really is the best position from birth as they can have a snooze and let mum have hands free to do a few things. i was not happy to let bub hang in a sling or carrier from birth as their spines are not developed yet and can cause damage later on in life. this was the perfect op...tion and we look forward to using it when we travel internationally later in the year and bub is 4 months old. cradling option, folds into its own bag. bit tricky to get the belts correct at first but we are learning every time
Questions & Answers
How to wash the combi? what fabric can use?
Hi Kate. You may hand wash your Combi Magical Compact using a mild detergent and then hang in the shade to dry.
Can a 4 weeks newborn fit in it? Is there a newborn insert that comes with it?
Yep there is a amazing insert for cradle position,it is very firm and offers great support,I was wearing my baby from day one in it and still do,he is almost 4 month old .I really love iy
Yes you may use the Combi Magical Compact carrier for a 4 week old baby assuming the baby is at least 3.4 kgs and full term. The carrier comes complete (and already assembled) with an infant insert for the initial cradling position. You use this insert for approximately 6 months (or 7.4 kgs) until the baby has developed neck strength and you then transition to the upright carry positions.
will the combi material to warm? I am from Malaysia, thus i don't my baby get too hot in it.
The Combi Magical Compact is made from high ventilation breathable
fabric to ensure optimum comfort even in hot climates.
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