The CatBird Baby Mei Tai Carrier is based on traditional Chinese baby carriers. It may be used from birth through toddlerhood in front facing in or out, hip, or back carries. Discreet breastfeeding is possible in the front carry. Fit is highly customizable through the different tying methods.Catbirdbaby Mei Tais feature: Integrated elastic for cinching the base, making it easy to adjust for smaller babies or for an ergonomic facing-out carry, a hideaway hood, which can be tucked into the body of the carrier when not needed, supersoft brushed 100% cotton canvas base, standard length top straps of 1.82m. They work well with the support belt depending on how you prefer to wear the waist allowing you to gain extra body length and therefore wear out this beautiful carrier.