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Comparison

Choosing whether to get a Wrap, Ring sling or Mei tai? Here we list each feature side by side for your easy reference and comparison, and each has its pro’s and con’s which in the end, it entirely depends on one’s preference too :)

Carrier type Woven Wrap

Ring Sling Meh Dai
Longevity You can wear the same wrap of your base size for newborn up to toddlers, even preschooler. One size fits newborn up to toddler, although it’s best for small babies. Daiesu no longer produced baby and toddler size Meh Dai. Current standard size fits from 1 month to probably 3years
Amount of fabric Long (for base size, more than 4meter), wrapping outside may cause tails to touch the ground Short (less than 2meter) therefore compact to store inside purse when not wearing. Long cloth and straps. Wearing outside may cause straps to touch the ground.
Learning curve Medium. FWCC is the basic carry which takes practice to master, but once you know it, it will be easy. Easy, with some tips and tricks to have deep seat and snug position Easy. Body panel comes with shoulder straps and waist straps; easy to tie
Weight distribution Two shoulders wearing so weight is more distributed and balanced. One shoulder wearing therefore may give strain for shoulder during long wearing and/or bigger kids Two shoulders wearing so weight is more distributed and balanced. Lightly padded shoulder straps give more comfort to wearer.
Variety With a wrap, you can back carry, and LOTS of other style of carry you can explore. Not much variety other than hip and tummy-to-tummy position. Not recommended for back carry. With a Meh Dai, you can back carry. Easy to get high back carry with a Meh Dai.