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Beco Gemini Baby Carrier

LOVE: 118 NEUTRAL: 30
REGRET: 7 WANT: 47

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“Effusive” is an understatement when it comes to how weeSpring parents talk about the Beco: they rave about it’s front facing carry and the ability to cross the straps for more support. It’s designed to support baby from birth, so you don’t need extra gear.

The Catch: It doesn’t have a zipper pouch for your keys or phone.

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what parents are saying

LOVE: 118 NEUTRAL: 30
REGRET: 7 WANT: 47
  • I am 5foot1, 128lbs Pre pregnancy, so this carrier felt the most comfortable of the structured carriers I have. It folds up really small, and fits into my diaper bag if I need to carry it around. Sep 19, 2019

  • One of my fave carriers was great on my curvier 5’3 frame. Aug 28, 2019

  • The greatest carrier— the crossed back straps are amazing at correctly distributing baby’s weight. I can Wear her for hours (really almost all day!) and not have a twinge of back pain! Jul 25, 2019

  • Recommended to me by another short mom and its the only carrier i've found that works for me since i'm 5ft tall! Jun 28, 2019

  • This carrier is easy to use especially from newborn and up. Most kids will get uncomfortable by 2 because of the somewhat narrow seat, but if you want to be able to face baby out this is a nice option May 04, 2019

  • Love our carrier!!!!!! So easy to strap the baby in and go! A must have for food shopping!! Apr 08, 2019

    • Jess M.
    • MT. RAINIER, Maryland

    My favorite carrier. It fits me (5'4") and my husband (6'1") very comfortably. Baby has been happy with it since day 1 and I love that it adjusts to fit baby and multiple positions. Love the meshpanel Jan 02, 2019

  • I was recently gifted this and so far i really like it. After watching a video it is very easy to put on and off and baby seems comfy Dec 29, 2018

  • This has a sleeker fit than some competitors, but the two hands to release the buckles was a deal breaker. It is too hard to take off when on your own. Nov 13, 2018

    • Mary J.
    • Alexandria, Virginia

    Great easy to use and supportive carrier. Worked best for the 10-20lb stage for us! Oct 11, 2018

  • Husband calls it the "tactical" carrier. Easy to use. Baby's chunky thighs look uncomfortable when forward facing. Easy to store and take with us to stores, etc. Sep 19, 2018

    • Katy D.
    • North Pole, Alaska

    I have tried several soft structured carriers. This one is by far my favorite! The cross-back straps make a huge difference in the support offered! I love that it has a hip carry configuration! Jul 30, 2018

  • The beco Gemini is my favorite baby carrier. It has adjustments to fit a newborn up to toddler all with one carrier. The shoulder straps can also adjust to cross or lay straight to fit each parent. Jul 30, 2018

  • This carrier is so comfortable and fit my small frame well. I love that you can wear it in multiple positions and it comes in cute patterns. Jul 05, 2018

    • Sola M.
    • United States of America

    Started almost Day One, we're still using this at 13months. Dad (5'11") and I (5'8") share the carrier and fits us both nicely. I've done front facing in/out and back. Belt helps distribute weight. Jul 03, 2018

  • My very favorite carrier (and I’ve tried them all)! It’s super comfortable and padded, and the cross-able straps make it so easy to wear! I’ve used Gemini, Soleil, and Toddler - love them all! Jul 02, 2018

  • I hated ours. The criss crossback and thick fabric made me and baby sweaty and overheated. Switched to a Tula after only a few uses. Jun 13, 2018

  • I’ve used this to comfortably carry 2 of my kids so far and it’s held up great. Padding is thick so in hot weather it can get hot. One of my most used gear items. Jun 12, 2018

  • most comfortable, lots of designs, works from 8lbs without a stuffy newborn insert May 04, 2018

  • THis is my husband’s go to carrier! I love that the straps can cross in the back as well as be used like rucksack straps! It’s great for newborn to toddler, too! Apr 15, 2018

  • Our first carrier and it is amazing, one of my favorite things ever Mar 22, 2018

  • This was the first carrier I bought for my daughter after I got tired of wearing wraps. I used this for a few months and love it but it was really hard to unhook the clasps without help. Mar 11, 2018

    • Ali B.
    • Red Lake, Canada

    Great carrier, my husband uses it more than I do but I find it very comfortable and my back doesn’t start to hurt unlike the wraps I have. Feb 21, 2018

  • Easy to use for both me and my husband. Love that there are different positions and no newborn insert. Has a small front pocket, but it's hard to get much into it. Jan 11, 2018

    • Tate S.
    • Saint Louis, Missouri

    Saved our arms during our vacation. This carrier is awesome! Easy to use, lots of carrying positions and it also comes in many cute prints! Highly recommend! Jan 02, 2018

  • As a plus-sized lady, I struggled to find a carrier that would fit my shape. For me, this one is perfect. Baby likes it as well. Once you get the hang of it, getting it on and off is a piece of cake. Dec 23, 2017

    • Liz A.
    • United States of America

    Fits too narrow for baby, baby was uncomfortable and I was uncomfortable fit too tight around my body and I'm a size Medium Dec 02, 2017

  • I had this carrier and I really loved it. Easy to put the child in. Easy to store and wash. Nov 29, 2017

  • This was amazing for our colicky newborn in those first few months. No insert needed, and it transferred between mom and dad very easily. After about 20 lbs I had to switch carriers, though. Nov 13, 2017

  • I love how easy this carrier is to start using! With a little tightening and a few snaps, we were ready to go! My back thanks me for buying this carrier. Oct 26, 2017

    • D J.
    • Charlotte, North Carolina

    I use this comfortably for infants all the way through large toddlers. Oct 26, 2017

  • Love this carrier. Super easy to use and really cute prints. Oct 18, 2017

  • I've used this for both of my boys. It's essential the second time around! I can't imagine grocery shopping without it! My toddler sits in the cart, and I wear my 8 month old. Oct 08, 2017

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  • I am 5foot1, 128lbs Pre pregnancy, so this carrier felt the most comfortable of the structured carriers I have. It folds up really small, and fits into my diaper bag if I need to carry it around. Sep 19, 2019

  • One of my fave carriers was great on my curvier 5’3 frame. Aug 28, 2019

  • The greatest carrier— the crossed back straps are amazing at correctly distributing baby’s weight. I can Wear her for hours (really almost all day!) and not have a twinge of back pain! Jul 25, 2019

  • Recommended to me by another short mom and its the only carrier i've found that works for me since i'm 5ft tall! Jun 28, 2019

  • This carrier is easy to use especially from newborn and up. Most kids will get uncomfortable by 2 because of the somewhat narrow seat, but if you want to be able to face baby out this is a nice option May 04, 2019

  • Love our carrier!!!!!! So easy to strap the baby in and go! A must have for food shopping!! Apr 08, 2019

    • Jess M.
    • MT. RAINIER, Maryland

    My favorite carrier. It fits me (5'4") and my husband (6'1") very comfortably. Baby has been happy with it since day 1 and I love that it adjusts to fit baby and multiple positions. Love the meshpanel Jan 02, 2019

  • I was recently gifted this and so far i really like it. After watching a video it is very easy to put on and off and baby seems comfy Dec 29, 2018

  • This has a sleeker fit than some competitors, but the two hands to release the buckles was a deal breaker. It is too hard to take off when on your own. Nov 13, 2018

    • Mary J.
    • Alexandria, Virginia

    Great easy to use and supportive carrier. Worked best for the 10-20lb stage for us! Oct 11, 2018

  • Husband calls it the "tactical" carrier. Easy to use. Baby's chunky thighs look uncomfortable when forward facing. Easy to store and take with us to stores, etc. Sep 19, 2018

    • Katy D.
    • North Pole, Alaska

    I have tried several soft structured carriers. This one is by far my favorite! The cross-back straps make a huge difference in the support offered! I love that it has a hip carry configuration! Jul 30, 2018

  • The beco Gemini is my favorite baby carrier. It has adjustments to fit a newborn up to toddler all with one carrier. The shoulder straps can also adjust to cross or lay straight to fit each parent. Jul 30, 2018

  • This carrier is so comfortable and fit my small frame well. I love that you can wear it in multiple positions and it comes in cute patterns. Jul 05, 2018

    • Sola M.
    • United States of America

    Started almost Day One, we're still using this at 13months. Dad (5'11") and I (5'8") share the carrier and fits us both nicely. I've done front facing in/out and back. Belt helps distribute weight. Jul 03, 2018

  • My very favorite carrier (and I’ve tried them all)! It’s super comfortable and padded, and the cross-able straps make it so easy to wear! I’ve used Gemini, Soleil, and Toddler - love them all! Jul 02, 2018

  • I hated ours. The criss crossback and thick fabric made me and baby sweaty and overheated. Switched to a Tula after only a few uses. Jun 13, 2018

  • I’ve used this to comfortably carry 2 of my kids so far and it’s held up great. Padding is thick so in hot weather it can get hot. One of my most used gear items. Jun 12, 2018

  • most comfortable, lots of designs, works from 8lbs without a stuffy newborn insert May 04, 2018

  • THis is my husband’s go to carrier! I love that the straps can cross in the back as well as be used like rucksack straps! It’s great for newborn to toddler, too! Apr 15, 2018

  • Our first carrier and it is amazing, one of my favorite things ever Mar 22, 2018

  • This was the first carrier I bought for my daughter after I got tired of wearing wraps. I used this for a few months and love it but it was really hard to unhook the clasps without help. Mar 11, 2018

    • Ali B.
    • Red Lake, Canada

    Great carrier, my husband uses it more than I do but I find it very comfortable and my back doesn’t start to hurt unlike the wraps I have. Feb 21, 2018

  • Easy to use for both me and my husband. Love that there are different positions and no newborn insert. Has a small front pocket, but it's hard to get much into it. Jan 11, 2018

    • Tate S.
    • Saint Louis, Missouri

    Saved our arms during our vacation. This carrier is awesome! Easy to use, lots of carrying positions and it also comes in many cute prints! Highly recommend! Jan 02, 2018

  • As a plus-sized lady, I struggled to find a carrier that would fit my shape. For me, this one is perfect. Baby likes it as well. Once you get the hang of it, getting it on and off is a piece of cake. Dec 23, 2017

    • Liz A.
    • United States of America

    Fits too narrow for baby, baby was uncomfortable and I was uncomfortable fit too tight around my body and I'm a size Medium Dec 02, 2017

  • I had this carrier and I really loved it. Easy to put the child in. Easy to store and wash. Nov 29, 2017

  • This was amazing for our colicky newborn in those first few months. No insert needed, and it transferred between mom and dad very easily. After about 20 lbs I had to switch carriers, though. Nov 13, 2017

  • I love how easy this carrier is to start using! With a little tightening and a few snaps, we were ready to go! My back thanks me for buying this carrier. Oct 26, 2017

    • D J.
    • Charlotte, North Carolina

    I use this comfortably for infants all the way through large toddlers. Oct 26, 2017

  • Love this carrier. Super easy to use and really cute prints. Oct 18, 2017

  • I've used this for both of my boys. It's essential the second time around! I can't imagine grocery shopping without it! My toddler sits in the cart, and I wear my 8 month old. Oct 08, 2017

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