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Comparing Beco Butterfly and Beco Gemini

Wrapsody Stretch Hybrid vs. Moby Wrap Comparison Chart

Wrapsody Stretch Hybrid JenniferMoby


Need help choosing between the Wrapsody Stretch Hybrid Wrap (left) and the Moby Wrap (right)? Wrapsody Stretch Hybrid and the Moby Wrap are both cotton wraps with stretch and versatility, the Moby having more stretch than the Wrapsody Stretch Hybrid.  Thinking about a stretch wrap and wondering what the differences are between the two?


Wrapsody Stretch Hybrid
Moby Wrap
Wearing positions
Front carries using pre-tied Pocket Wrap Cross Carry, as well as all front carries that can be done with a woven wrap (i.e. front wrap cross carry/FWCC, front cross carry/FCC); hip carries; back carries
front carry using pre-tied Pocket Wrap Cross Carry (front wrap cross carry/FWCC is possible if adjusted very well), hip carry possible 
(*back carries are not possible with the Moby Wrap)
Age range
Newborn through toddler
Newborn through older infant 
Weight range
newborn through 35 lbs.  Ability to back carry helps with longevity and into heavier weights. 
carrier rated newborn through 35 lbs., though most wearers will only find comfortable until 15-20 lbs.
Material
100 % Lightweight cotton jersey with some widthwise stretch but little lengthwise stretch, then hemmed for extra support.

Machine washable.
100 % Jersey-knit cotton (organic cotton options available) with unhemmed, serged edges.

Machine washable. 
Warmth
Lightweight (feels like a thin, cotton t-shirt) and wraps without much bulk. Can be used in carries with fewer layers to be a bit cooler for you and baby.  Can get very warm, since you will have 3 layers of the thicker jersey-knit cotton wrapping around you and baby.
Length
Approximately 6 yards.  One size fits most adults.
Approximately 6 yards.  One size fits most adults.
Shoulder strap positions
Always worn backpack style and held together with height-adjustable chest clip
Can be worn crossed on the back for front carries or backpack-style with a chest clip
Ergonomics for parent
Weight is distributed to parent's lower body via padded hip belt and balanced on parent's shoulders with padded shoulder straps
Weight is distributed to parent's lower body via padded hip belt and balanced on parent's shoulders with padded shoulder straps
Ease of nursing
Possible for most moms but can be awkward to move aside Y-shaped harness piece and get baby to breast
Easy for most moms

Which Beco is right for you? Here are some quick and dirty ways to decide:
  • Want to be able to do a front facing out carry or a hip carry? Pick the Gemini.
  • Want to take the fear factor out of back carries? The Butterfly is the one for you.
  • Want to be able to cross straps on the back for a front carry? Go for the Gemini.
  • Want to be able to hand off baby and carrier as one unit to someone else? Butterfly all the way!
  • Want as simple a buckle carrier as possible? The Gemini's your best bet.
  • Want a stylish and ergonomic structured carrier that will suit your baby from birth through toddlerhood? Butterfly or Gemini, you can't go wrong!




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