The Diono Carus Essentials is the must-have 3-in-1 carrying system, lovingly engineered for urban adventures, and the freedom to roam. This essential carrier has a detachable pod for baby, which can be positioned on the front or back of the harness. Acknowledged as a hip-healthy baby carrier by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute, with adjustable leg support to grow with baby*, Carus features a ‘close to me’ touch pocket at the front to allow you to comfort baby. The Diono Carus Essentials is engineered for all adventures, wherever life takes you.(*An infant insert is included for babies weighing 7-12 lbs/3.2-5.5kg – otherwise suitable from 4 months).
DIONO Carus Essentials 3-in-1 Carrying System Features
Can be worn with a small baby parent facing, or a bigger baby carried world facing
Acknowledged as a hip-healthy baby carrier by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute with adjustable leg support to grow with baby
Unique harness design ensures parents always have optimal back support no matter what mode the carrier is in
What age can I start carrying my baby in the world facing mode in my Carus Essentials Carrier?
We recommend that you carry your baby in the facing-in position until they are at least six months old. Your baby’s neck, back and hips will then be sufficiently developed for you to be able to carry them in the facing-out position as well.
How long can I use my Carus Essentials Carrier for?
The Carus Essentials is suitable for use from birth up to 3 years old, 7-33 lbs. / 3.2-15 kg.(includes infant insert designed for babies 7-12 lbs. / 3.2-5.5 kg)
What is the difference between the Carus Complete and Carus Essentials?
Yes, all Diono car seats provide reinforced side impact protection, and some models offer the increased protection of an adjustable head support. Currently, there is no U.S. or European regulatory side impact testing requirement. A manufacturer can make the claim of “side impact safety” without meeting any standYes, all Diono child car seats (with integral harness) are certifiedfor use on aircraft.ard. Diono’s radian rXT and monterey XT models were side impact tested to the widely accepted German standard established by ADAC, Europe’s largest automobile club.
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