Beco 8 is the Beco Gemini’s Big Brother and newest addition to the Beco family.
Designed so you can carry your baby any way you want, the Beco 8 is a combination of all the features your heart could desire – from infancy to toddlerhood, wear your little one on your front facing-in, facing-out, on your hip or on your back. Ergnomic support for baby in all positions, while offering optimum comfort and flexibility for the wearer.
So, how does the Beco 8 differ to the Gemini?
Integrated infant insert/boost (fully removable)
Lumbar support pad (fully removable)
Airflow panel on the main body of the carrier
Cooling, breathable, 3D mesh
Zippered cover for the airflow panel (stored in waistband)
Hood built-in to headrest support
PLEASE NOTE: the cooling, breathable, 3D mesh and airflow panel is also available on the Beco Gemini & Beco Toddler ‘COOL’ Carriers here
Updated Design Features:
Sliding chest strap, fully adjustable, no longer removable (or prone to possibly being lost!)
Waistbelt now adjustable from 24″ up to 54″ (more suitable for petite parents)
Weight tested up to 45lbs (standard Gemini, up to 35lbs)
Modified base/seat adjustment mechanism (only narrow base for front, facing-out – newborn babies now sit on the integrated, removable infant insert)
Lighter padding in the body panel than the standard Gemini (more like the Gemini COOL)
Easy to clean, lightweight, polyester body fabric
Dual shoulder strap/body adjusters
Modified waist belt buckle (easy to release with one hand)
Double pocket on waistband (1 for zippered airflow panel, 1 for essentials)
Foldable back panel extension/headrest, now with built-in hood**
Standard KEY Features:
Baby fit: 7-45lbs / 3.5-20kg
Parent fit: XS-XXL
Multiple ergonomic carry positions
2 Newborn positions (Infant Insert Included)
3 Infant positions (Front-Inward, Front-Outward, Hip)
2 Toddler positions (Front-Inward & Back Carry)
Great for hands-free nursing
Padded crossable shoulder straps
Seat width snapped out: 14″ (adjust to narrow setting for front, forward facing-out)
Panel height with headrest/panel down: 15″
Panel height with headrest/panel extended: 18″
Supportive waist belt, adjustable from 24″ up to 54″
All seasons carrier with airflow back-panel, light body padding
Waist belt pocket for smart-phone, keys or cash
Lightweight, machine washable polyester
Durable Safety Buckles
EU Safety Standard: EN 13209-2:2005
The IHDI (International Hip Dysplasia Institute) acknowledges the Beco 8 Carrier as a “hip-healthy” product when used as directed
- Height: 12-18″
- Width: Up to 14″
- Waist length:61-132cm
- Strap length:55-120cm
BECO 8 ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON A TRY-BEFORE-YOU-BUY BASIS!
If you’d like to try one before buying, buy a new Beco 8 online and try it out. If for any reason you don’t like it, return it within 2 weeks of the purchase date and you will be refunded the purchase price (minus the £15 2-week hire fee and outgoing postage). Just get in touch to let us know you’d like to return it and to request the return address. Click here to buy a Beco 8 on Try-Before-You-Buy.
Alternatively, hire a Library carrier and, if you’d like to buy one after your hire, you’ll receive your hire fee discounted off a new one.
PLEASE NOTE: There is a problem with fake carriers being sold online – mainly on sites such as eBay and Amazon. Please ensure you only purchase from an authorised UK retailer, such as South East Slings