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Beco Ergonomic Baby Carrier Info

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Beco is the original colorful modern soft structured baby carrier. We created Beco to give parents a design conscious and eco-friendly alternative. As a company we are committed to creating products that are practical, well-made and long-lasting as well as lovely to look at.
Before anybody else had applied a bold colorful look to a modern baby carrier, Gabby Caperon, an avid athlete, designer and fun loving parent, was patching together the first Beco Baby Carrier prototype from things she found around her home.
Born in 2005, Beco Baby Carrier Inc started by creating hand-crafted one-of-a-kind baby carriers and has since grown into a modern enterprise with a full line of award-winning products. Distribution of our products can be found all across Northern America as well as more than 30 countries around the world. Beco baby carriers have been featured and praised in many various printed and online media including the Fit Pregnancy, Mothering, Parenting, Babytalk, Kiwi, Pregnancy & Newborn, OC Family Green Child Magazine and Canadian Family.

 



The Beco Soleil is the latest addition to Beco's range of award-winning baby carriers. It comes with a host of unique and thoughtful features not seen in other baby carriers! The Soleil baby carrier features:

- Padded carrier to ensure maximum comfort, including: shoulder straps, padded headrest for baby, padded leg support for baby, waist band. Evenly distributes baby's weight from shoulders to hip.
- Large, removable front pocket, for carrying essentials such as a nappy and wet wipes.
- Expandable pocket on waist belt for small items, such as a bunch of keys, credit cards and a pack of tissue paper.
- Key / Toy Ring, for bringing along that all-important teething toy, or security blanket.
- Removable sleeping hood.
- Tri-lock buckles, for added safety when babywearing. Each buckle can only be removed with two hands, making it extra safe and secure for your little one.
- Dual adjustment system: side shoulder straps adjustment for ensuring that baby's weight is evenly distributed, adjustment straps on shoulder to bring baby closer or further away from you, for easier breastfeeding while in carrier.
- Adjustable sliding chest straps, to allow user to put on the carrier without assistance.
- Elastic bands to hold excess straps, making the carrier neat and tidy.

Important bits:

- 3 carry positions: Front (backpack style, or with shoulders crossed), back, and hip carry.
- Suitable from birth (3.5kg - with infant insert sold separately), to 20kg.
- Waistband range 27" to 59".
- Shoulder strap range 18" to 49".
- One size fits most.
- Carrier weight: 590g
- Material: 100% Cotton, Static and Lint Resistant.
- Machine Washable.

The Beco Soleil is designed for ease of use, comfort for both baby and child for long periods of time. Available in a range of stunning colours and designs.

The baby insert is designed to support a newborn's head and bottom, and has an internal harness for added security. For use with the Beco Soleil Carrier. The insert is sold separately.

Beco Baby Carrier Sizing & Washing Care

Sizing

Any Beco Baby Carrier is one size carrier and will fit most parents between 5 and 6 feet, babies newborn to toddler (7-45 lbs for the Soleil, 7-35lbs for the Gemini).

Care Instructions

Wash on DELICATE/WARM cycle with a mild detergent. Hang dry in well ventilated area or tumble dry on low and remove when seams are still damp. Spot clean when needed. Do not wash frequently.

 

Testimonials

Top 4 Baby Carriers
"Charlie loves it. He stayed in the back carry position, no fuss, for two and a half hours. It's simple to put on for both front and back carries, and very easy to adjust. It folds down super small for portability. It works over a winter coat." - Canadian Family
(http://www.canadianfamily.ca/articles/slideshow/best-baby-carriers/2/)

You have a new baby on the way! What are some of your must-haves for new parents?
"This is a fun one... As most moms have learned, there's a lot of crap out there that leaves us wondering why we have certain things lying around the house, let alone why we even registered for them in the first place. In the spirit of keeping it simple (this time round), I'm gonna go with 3 things: 1st - a Safe, Reliable, Easy to Operate + Easy on your Body stroller/car seat system. We're going with the Orbit Stroller Travel System. It's got a big price tag, but after having been through my share of snap-n-go systems with the first kid, this is the way to go. Not to mention that I'll be saving money (and my back) in the long run. 2nd - a Good Carrier. Speaking of back-saving goodies, this is a biggie. I'm not a fan of slings because of the asymmetric way they force you to hold the baby. My pick is the BECO Baby Carrier. Infant to 45lbs all in one system. And it's organic! 3rd - Good Boob Pads." - Zoe Organicis
(http://zoe-organics.com/2012/01/partner-profile-crazy-about-monkey-bars/)

Fit Pregnancy Buyers Guide 2010
"Get a leg up Beco Butterfly Carrier, The Beco Butterfly carrier comes in hip fabrics but, even better, provides lumbar support for you and comfort for your baby: His legs straddle your body, rather than dangling willy-nilly. Wear him on front or back, facing your body. Available in 10 styles made from organic cotton. 7 to 45 pounds."" - Fit Pregnancy
(http://www.fitpregnancy.com/buyersguide2010/bg10carriers/)

Best In Babywearing: Our Top 7 Carriers of 2011
"Parents have discovered that slings, wraps and carriers are an easy and hands-free way to tote around their babies. Find out which carriers our readers love the best. We absolutely love that the Beco carriers were designed by babywearing parent, active sailor and rock climber Gabby Caperon. Because of this......" - Canadian Family
(http://www.canadianfamily.ca/slideshows/best-in-babywearing-our-top-7-carriers-of-2011/beco_carrier/)

Newly Wed, Newly Bred!
"Beco is one of the biggest names on the market when it comes to baby carriers. Good baby carriers, that is! The other is Ergo. Many, many parents find themselves looking for an excellent carrier, and try to choose between the two. While both are great options, I'd like to touch on some of the features that makes the Beco really stand out....... " - Beco Baby Carrier Review
(http://www.newlywednewlybred.com/2011/11/beco-baby-carrier-review-and-giveaway.html)

© 2014 Beco Baby Carrier. All rights reserved.

 

Safety Tips

As with any type of baby carrier, always inspect your Beco Baby Carrier for damage before using and follow all instructions. Never perform any task that could be dangerous with your child in the Beco Baby Carrier. Use common sense! Always double check that the buckles are connected properly. Never unbuckle the waist belt while the baby is in the carrier. By purchasing this product, you acknowledge that the Manufacturer or Distributor accepts no responsibility for injury/damage due to the use/misuse of this product. Your child's safety is your responsibility. Be sure you have help getting your baby into and out of the Beco Baby Carrier until you become comfortable with it. If you are starting out with babywearing, do so over a soft surface such as a bed, sofa or carpeted floor covered with a blanket.

Please observe the following while wearing your baby:
Please support your baby with a hand or two while you and your baby are getting used to the sling. You and your baby will become more comfortable in time and you'll be able to free one or both of your hands. Please, DON'T GIVE UP! Babywearing takes practice just like all other parenting tasks. You can make the process easier by making sure that baby is fed, rested and happy before you try the carrier the first few times. Also, be sure to pull the top rim of fabric up to cover the entire back of your baby to avoid a "backdive." Never wear your baby when cycling or riding in the car. While cooking at the stove, use only back carry position. A sling doesn't substitute for a car seat. When bending, please bend at the knees, not at the waist, and hold the baby with one hand while reaching with the other. Never drink HOT beverages when wearing baby, although your sling will come handy for eating, especially in restaurants.

Warranty & Return Policy

New unused items: You can return all products within 30 days of purchase for a full refund (less original shipping charge).

New unused items after 30 days: A 15% restocking fee will be applied to all products returned between 30 and 90 days from the date of purchase (less original shipping charge).

Exchanges of new unused items: You can exchange all products within 30 days of purchase. Shipping fees both ways are covered by the customer.

Defective and Flawed items:

What is covered under the first year warranty:

-Parts and materials including flawed or irregular printed fabric, webbing, buckles and snaps.
-Defective workmanship i.e. unraveling seams or missing snaps.

What is not covered under the first year warranty:

-Damages which arise from negligence, misuse or use not in accordance with the product instructions
-Beco products purchased from unauthorized retailers, or as second hand items
-Fading color due to sun or washing.

Washing instructions: Machine wash with mild detergent on delicate cycle. Air dry carrier. Spot clean as needed. Please avoid frequent washing.

WITHIN USA: Beco Baby Carrier warrants the products against defect in material and workmanship. We stand behind our products and will either repair or replace for free products purchased from our authorized retailer during the first year. Proof of purchase necessary.

INTERNATIONAL: Beco Baby Carrier warrants the products against defect in material and workmanship. We stand behind our products and will either repair or replace products purchased from our authorized retailer during the first year. Proof of purchase necessary. Shipping fees both ways are covered by a customer.

Returned products must have an RMA number issued. Please contact our customer service at http://www.becobabycarrier.com/contact.asp and let us know what is wrong with your Beco Carrier. We will be happy to help get your carrier repaired or replaced.