Joie Savvy review

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RRP  £105.00
Joie Savy

by Lorna White |
Updated on

Joie Savvy at a glance

This baby carrier is complete with 4-in-1 carrying positions to offer baby optimal support and a change of scenery all while keeping them close. Savvy’s optimal support lets your little one sit smart in a comfortable M-shaped position that promotes healthy spine and hip development, certified hip healthy by the hip dysplasia institute.

We spoke to these real parent testers to get their review...

How did this product make your life easier?

Kirsty: The carrier definitely makes my life easier, since baby can be comfortably carried on my front or back while I get stuff done. The carrier is easy to put on and the magnets make it easy to get baby in and out by myself. This feature also means I can take my baby out just to feed her or change her nappy and then pop her back in without needing to take off the whole carrier and readjust it all over again. The bibs and the harness pads that come with the Savvy make my life easier because they help to keep the carrier clean. My baby is teething so she loves to chew and dribble on the harness, so it's a good job those pads are there to protect it. I love that the Savvy is machine washable too so I don't have to worry if it does get dirty.

Hollie: It makes popping in and out of the car so much easier than having to get my 1 year old into the pram every time. I found this sling much easier than my ergo baby to clip because of the magnetic feature which was fantastic, however the back clip was quite difficult to quickly put on alone. It’s a really handy piece of baby equipment.

Sarah: I personally think this is a great carrier. It makes my life easier as a Mum as it is easy to put on. The auto click buckle is absolutely amazing and can even be done one handed which is an absolute godsend, especially when juggling more than one child. It can be put on really quickly so minimising any time for tears or tantrums from all parties!! What also makes my life easier is the fact that the carrier can be adapted super easily into different positions. This means that even though it is one carrier it has multi functions and that means that it can last for a long time which also makes my life so much life.

Would you recommend this to other parents?

Rachael: I would recommend this to another mum as it is very convenient and comfortable for both the baby and mother. It is also very useful when it comes to nipping out somewhere as it saves getting out the pushchair or anything like that. The design with the magnetised straps is very handy for getting in and out of the product and when it comes to storage.

Amie: I would recommend this product. Was easy to lighten the load with a smart and secure strap that distributes weight evenly and adjusts easily for a fine tuned fit. This was great for me as my back is not the best. So with the optimal support let my little one sit smart in an ergonomic M-shaped position that promotes healthy spine and hip development, certified hip healthy by the hip dysplasia institute. Very quick and easy to take baby in and out with the clever auto click magnetic buckles on the shoulder straps allowed me to easily put on and adjust the carrier by myself. The Sun hood was a great help if I had forgotten my baby's hat. Great weight range from 3.5 to 16 kg (approx. 3 years)

Charlotte: I would recommend this to a friend/fellow mum because everyone needs to have a carrier. The design is sleek and stylish and unlike some wraps/carriers that have crazy patterns this would go with any outfit! It’s easy to use and lightweight for if you are carrying it around when baby is not being carried in it. The fabric it is made out of also makes it great for cleaning etc.

Would you choose this product above all others on the market?

Laura: I would choose this product over other products available on the market because it was simple to use and easily adjustable! It was really easy to get the baby in and out of the carrier with little simple clips. There is no fuss when wanting to go for a quick walk. You can also adjust the carrier to your own height and weight.

Jessica: Although I felt the quality of the product was very good, the difficulty in working out how to set it up initially put me off. I also felt that it looked and felt bulkier than others I have used and seen on the market. It was comfortable to wear but compared to a sling or a lightweight carrier it felt like a lot of effort to set up & keep on. I also felt that it wasn’t as attractive as some other carriers, particularly baby Bjorn which is only slightly more expensive. For me it did not offer any more than cheaper counterparts.

Alexandra: I really like this carrier but was testing it during some of the hottest months of the year and it did get quite sweaty! I have seen some which are slightly lighter and have great fabric for summer months. However, for 99% of the time in the UK this is fab! I always felt that my child was safe in this carrier and that the clips felt secure and weren’t going to come undone by accident.

What changes would you make to this product?

Rebecca: If I could change one thing it would be to add something to the carrier which would allow you to breastfeed the baby whilst being carried. During the early weeks/months when babies are the most clingy they generally just want to be close and either feed or sleep whilst doing so and so the addition of a position for this would be great.

Laura: I would change the length of the straps. They were very long and would dangle down around my back. If there was a way to hide the straps or fold them away this would be better. I understand that this is for people of different height or weight but they seem very long! Other than this I loved the product!

Rachael: I found that the magnetic fixings on the product were not as strong as they should be, One didn't seem to latch into place for some reasons, This did make me feel a little apprehensive about using the product especially when walking outside for long periods, It would certainly make me feel more safe if that made these stronger

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