The first baby carrier I ever owned was a Hotsling carrier. I bought it for when I had Dexter. I suppose you could say it was my gateway drug into carriers ;O). I always loved it but I wished that it was adjustable depending on my clothing sometimes it just didn’t fit right.
Well flash forward two years and out comes the AP by Hotsling! When I saw this and fell in love! I knew I needed it for Max, I wish that I had gotten it when he was smaller but I did not realize how much they had changed!
So what is so different about the Hotslings AP then different slings? Well this sling only has two sizes, regular and large. You adjust it with two strategically placed tri-glides. That means that this one sling will fit you, or anyone else who wants to wear the baby! This sling is also pre-folded so no guessing where to fold it! It also has light padding on the side for baby! This sling is truly “fool” proof!
When I got the sling to review I was so excited! I chose the Lemon Mist style, and I absolutely love it! This sling is so easy to pack in my diaper bag, it actually fits in my regular purse too. So when I don’t feel like looking like the bag lady this is perfect! It also comes with a diaper bag pouch that you can put the sling in. It is great so you do not have to worry about getting your sling dirty. Because honestly, sometimes I have some strange stuff floating around in that bag!
The next thing I love about this sling is how easy it is to put on. It takes so little time. You just slip the sling on and its ready to go. As long as you have it adjusted to where you like it, there is no buckling or re-sizing! I also love that the Hotslings AP is pre-folded, the original you had to fold but this one is ready to go!
As much as I love baby wearing sometimes I hate that it makes it so you can’t see my cute outfit. I really hate wearing bulking carriers to church or out to nice dinners, but Max loves to be worn everywhere so I usually end up wearing one wherever I go. So I feel like a lot of times I waste so much time getting ready just to end up looking frumpy with my carrier on. Well, with this sling it adds to your outfit! I love that there are so many cute prints! I love that the one I got looks so girly and pretty. It makes me feel like a pretty lady not like a frumpy mom!
I also love that Max and Dexter can both fit in the sling. I was pretty skeptic that they both would be able to but with no adjusting they both do! I love that Dexter can be in it on my hips. He loves to be held still but sometimes I hate when he decides to drum on my back. Or talk in my ear when I wear him on my back. This feels so natural with both of them and I love it!
A little bit about Hotslings: Started in 2003, Hotslings pouch-style baby carriers were originally a hybrid between the sleek pouch-style baby sling and the large, padded ring sling. The pouches were also the first cut to fit just about every size person possible and offered in to-the-moment fashion prints.
Safe for babies 8lbs - 35lbs.
97% cotton 3% spandex. Filling - 100% cotton.
Gentle cycle machine washable (complete laundering instructions on the inseam tag)
Available in two adjustable sizes (Regular and Large). See the SIZING CHART to determine the right size for you.
Our Hotsling we got the AP lemon mist:
The first strap is loose and the This is the bottom side.
bottom strap is tightened.
This is the outside
This is the piece that you can tighten Max facing out. He is 8 months
or loosen depending on your size. and about 20 pounds
This is Dexter he is 2.5 years and
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