What is the difference between the Zensling and Zebulo? What is the Podma?

You might be wondering which is the best baby carrier for you? It depends on many things. Like your baby’s age, your lifestyle, your body shape, your taste… You need to find your favourite carrier. As your child grows, your preferences may change. Visiting your local sling library is a great move - just because we think Mamaruga carriers are the best it doesn’t mean everyone does! Most libraries will have a Mamaruga baby carrier available for you to try - and if you can’t make it to a session some do postal hire too!

Wearing your baby really is the art of creating a strong bond. It is so natural and perfect. The most beneficial part of babywearing is convenience. Soon your Mamaruga will be the ultimate parenting hack! Learning how to carry your child takes practise. You just need to trust yourself and keep trying. We hope these short overviews will help you to find the best baby carrier for you.

Many people ask: “what is the difference between Zensling and Zebulo?” Well here we will show you.

What is the difference between the Zensling and the Zebulo?

There are three main differences:

1) Zensling is made from stretchy knitted jersey fabrics - Zebulo is made from non-stretchy woven fabrics

2) Zensling has spreadable straps - Zebulo has straight, lightly padded straps

3) Zensling has a smaller panel, approximately 43cm wide at the base of the panel, and 36cm high - Zebulo is approximately 51cm wide and 43cm high

Read on to find out more about each baby carrier:

Zebulo

Zebulo is a wrap conversion carrier with buckles, padded shoulders and waistband. It is very easy to use for front, hip and back carry. A lovely, adjustable, lightly structured buckle carrier. Fits from birth (3kg) upto toddler (20kg). Easy to adjust in the seat width and body panel height. Zebulo is our widest sling, and will therefore fit from knee-to-knee for longer. Great fit adjusters for comfortable breastfeeding.
Perfect sling for petite parents, the waistband goes as small as 65cm.
Our Zebulo buckle carriers have sleeping hoods. This can be useful for adding extra neck & head support or for protection from the wind and sun.

It’s a very unique design, with webbing adjusters to help guide baby’s legs into the perfect M shape position - simple and easy to get a great fit. Compact enough to fold up into a bag.

Made of 100% organic cotton woven wrap fabric (check individual product for changes)
Safety tested from 3kg-20kg

Features of the Mamaruga Zebulo

Zensling 

Zensling is an incredibly soft buckle carrier which is perfect from birth to toddlerhood. An easy to adjust, super-soft, super-comfortable carrier with the feel of a stretchy wrap and the practicality of a soft structured carrier.

Zensling is a soft stretchy carrier with buckles, padded spreadable shoulder straps and gently padded adjustable waistband, now with velcro to hold the correct width in place. It is very easy to use for front, hip and back carry. The shoulder straps can be spread across your back for comfort. Incredibly easy to use and adjust, making it an ideal carrier for beginners. Great for petite wearers, the waistband goes as small as 65cm. Great fit adjusters for comfortable breastfeeding. Super soft and snuggly from birth.

Our Zensling buckle carriers have sleep hoods. This can be useful for adding extra neck & head support or for protection from the wind and sun.

Made from 100% Oeko-Tex 100 certified organic jersey cotton (check individual product for changes).
Tested from 3kg-20kg

Zensling sizes and info

Podma

Mamaruga Podma carrier is a unique, comfortable half buckle carrier with a removable buckled waist that you can easily convert into a pod or podaegi. Soft and flexible like a woven wrap with the speed of a buckled carrier. Our Podma has a sleeping hood. This can be useful for adding extra neck & head support or protection from the wind and sun.

The Podma is adjustable in height and width. It is easy to use for front, hip and back carries. Shoulder straps can be spread across your back for comfort. Will fit a newborn (3kg) up to a toddler (20kg).

Made of 100% cotton woven wrap fabrics
Tested from 3kg-20kg

 

 

Note for all types of carrier:

Before you buy, please consider your body size and your child’s size. All our carriers come in their own paper bag - Zensling and Zebulo comes with a chest strap, handy for back carrying to prevent the straps from slipping off your shoulders!