What is a Cairis?

Simple & stylish, the Cairis is a lightweight, easy-to-use Meh Dai style carrier. It features a padded waistband with a buckle fastening, providing ultimate support and comfort.

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Comfort and Support

The Cairis features our unique Strata-linea® waistband, which prevents digging in at the waist & avoids any discomfort from the buckle. Our specially developed ‘Flare’ straps; padded shoulder straps that fan out, provide cushioning over your shoulders and allows you to spread the fabric out under your child to increase support.

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Choosing a Size

The Cairis baby carrier is available in 2 sizes, each with unique features to suit your child as they grow.

Baby

The baby cairis is highly adjustable (see "Room to Grow") and suitable for carrying from newborn up to around 30 months old, at which point the toddler cairis becomes more comfortable.

Toddler

Extra padding has been added to the waist band of the toddler cairis for additional lumbar support. The body panel has seat darts & ‘legs out padding’, contouring a larger child’s shape & aiding comfort. Suitable from 2-5 years.

Baby Cairis: Room to Grow

The baby cairis is carefully designed to adjust with your baby as they grow.

Height Adjustment

The fully reversible waistline has no stiff foam and can be rolled to adjust the height of the sling. This is particularly useful when carrying a newborn.

Width Adjustment

Use the ‘Cynch’ provided with your Cairis to create the correct panel width for your baby, it should be from knee pitt to knee pitt & support their natural position.

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Healthy Hips

The Oscha Cairis has been approved by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute as a ‘Hip Healthy’ product, this means it will hold your child in the ‘M’ position which is optimum for hip development.

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Cairis Accessories

Accessorise your Cairis with matching Hood and Strap Protectors. Alternatively, pick a different colour for a contrasting style.

Detachable Hood

All of our Cairis carriers come with a detachable hood which provides head support for sleeping children.

Strap Protectors

Strap protectors fasten around the shoulder straps to protect them from little mouths and extend the life of your carrier. Sold separately.

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How to Use a Cairis

With the Cairis baby and toddler carriers it's quick and easy to carry your child on your front or back.

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Comparison Chart

  Cairis Carrier Coorie Carrier Baby Wrap Ring Sling
Carrying Position
Front Carry
Back Carry
Hip Carry
Features
Highlights Simple to use
Padded buckle waist
Lightweight
Luxurious
Fitted
Elegant
Highly adjustable
Supportive
Versatile
Quick to use
Lightweight
Elegant
Size 20" - 58" waist 20" - 58" waist Wraps can be worn by any size, where length of wrap determines the type of carries possible. one size fits all
Comfort
Ease of Use
Baby Size 8-45lbs*† 15-45lbs† 8-45lbs* 8-45lbs*
Suitable for Newborn
Suitable for Breast-feeding
Detachable Hood
Price Range from $229.41 from $385.57 from $120.23 from $120.23

* Can be used with lower weight and premature babies after seeking advice from a health care professional.
† Carrier available in 2 sizes, baby (suitable from 0-2 years) and toddler (suitable from 2-5 years).

Further Reading

Care Guide

Oscha Cairis are robust & made from the highest quality yarns we can find, but as with any jaquard woven textiles, a little bit of care is required to keep your carrier happy. Spot clean your Oscha carrier and hang to dry where possible.

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Safety Guide

Using a carrier has many benefits if used correctly, so follow our simple guide to get the most out of your sling. Make sure your baby's well supported in the sling without allowing their chin to rest on their chest. Ensure mouth and nose are clear.

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Our Mission

We use unique patterns and weaving techniques to make baby carrying a beautiful & comfortable experience for all. Our slings are woven in the British Isles from responsibly sourced yarns & handcrafted in Scotland.

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