Re: Mei tai
Hand down my favorite, most versatile and most comfortable carrier was my Freehand Mei Tai. I had one of the originals from back when the first owner was making them (you can still get them used, I don't know how the new ones are). It is a small bodied carrier but it was perfect for my youngest from 4weeks-5years and he was not a small child (8lbs 9ozs at birth and 90% consistently). We were always comfortable. I loved the Freehand so much I bought extras. I did have a few other types of Mei Tais and liked Kozy pretty well too. I was also fond of Podegis (narrow blanket, it is too hot for traditional wide blankets here).