The Bebefit smart baby carrier and the convertible hip seat are both certified to support up to 150 lbs. However, we recommend not using the carrier to support more than 45 lbs, like many other carriers. This, of course, can vary based on your individual preferences, but 45 lbs is generally the maximum weight limit for baby carriers. This is due to a range of factors, such as:
- Stress/Strain on the caregiver’s body — Carrying your baby is no easy feat! As your baby gets bigger, the stress on your body increases. Listen to your body—if you notice yourself feeling sore or tired sooner than you used to, it may be time to reduce your time spent wearing your carrier.
- Your toddler’s level of activity — As your child grows older, they might be more inclined to want to be set down so that they can walk around and explore the world around them. They also might tend to squirm around while in the baby carrier, making it more difficult for the caregiver to maintain their balance.
- Your child’s growth — All children grow and develop at different rates. It’s possible that your child much prefers to be carried, while another child might prefer to walk next to you. All in all, it is a combination of all of these factors that lead to making the decision about when to stop using your baby carrier.