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ONSEN Onbuhimo: baby carrier

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With the ONSEN, dare to explore the world, further and for longer, with your baby.

Ultra-technical and minimalist baby carrier inspired by Japanese Onbuhimo without hip belt. Three years of development were necessary for us to create ONSEN. The perfect combination of a simple and ancestral portage with technical materials used in outdoor sports.

Result: a comfortable, ergonomic and ultra-compact baby carrier for only 290gr!

Designed to carry a baby in the front from 6 months (able to sit up on their own), and on the back for older children up to 20kg.

Ideal when your little backpacker no longer wants to walk on a hike, on vacation or in your daily life. Fits in its kangaroo pocket.
Ideal for backpacking parents or city dwellers, in addition to the stroller.

  • Group 9@1,5x Waterproof
  • Group 23@1,5xBluesign


    Sustainable design
    2/3 days delivery

    An ONBUHIMO is an ancestral carrying sytem from Japan. Originally, women used to carry their baby when working, squatting in the rice fields. The concept: a simple baby carrier without hip belt, worn really high in the back, so that the baby can see over the shoulder.

    The ONSEN baby carrier is designed for front carry from 6 months (baby knowing how to sit alone) and back up to 20 kg (4-5 years). On the carrier side, the Onbuhimo is perfect for adventurous parents looking for simplicity and comfort. The Onsen is an alternative to the urban stroller, and also to the often very heavy and poorly adapted “hiking bag” baby carriers (shifted center of gravity, non-physiological carrying, etc.). Also, the absence of a hip belt allows pregnant women, those who have postpartum worries, hip problems or anyone who is overweight, to carry their child! Which is not possible with a classic baby carrier.

    No hip belt!- Ergonomic shoulder straps- Portage physiological- Comfortable for the wearer AND the baby- Super-light and compressible (290 gr!)- "Easy" chest / back closure system (magnetic buckle)- Ventilated mesh back for better heat dissipation- Sun hood that is also windproof- Large elastic mesh pocket- Fits in its kangaroo pocket - Adapts to all types of body types (large range of adjustment)- Suitable for pregnant women- Ecological materials suitable for babies

    - Ultralight: 290 g only!
    - Dimensions: 20 x 10 x 16 cm (when it is folded in its pocket)
    - 100% recycled ripstop Nylon, OekoTex® and Bluesign® certified (main fabric)
    - Soft 100% recycled polyester microfleece, OekoTex® and Bluesign® certified (padding)
    - Ventilated mesh back (100% nylon)
    - Elastic mesh pocket: nylon and elastane
    - Cotton and water-based ink labels
    - Fidlock® magnetic buckle
    - Adjustable buckles in Duraflex® metal
    - Fits in its kangaroo pocket

    • Constantly monitor your child and ensure that mouth and nose are unobstructed.

    • For pre-term, low birth-weight babies and children with medical conditions, seek advice from a health professional before using this product.

    • Ensure your child’s chin is not resting on its chest as its breathing may be restricted which could lead to suffocation.

    • To prevent hazards from falling ensure that your child is securely positioned in the sling.

    • Be aware of hazards in the domestic environment e.g. heat sources, spilling of hot drinks.

    • Your movement and the child’s movement may affect your balance.

    • Take care when bending and leaning forwards and sideways.

    • The product is only made to be used with one child.

    • The baby carrier is not suitable for use during sporting activities e.g. running,cycling, swimming, skiing…

    • Be aware of the increased risk of your child falling out of the baby carrier as it becomes more active.

    • Inspect the baby carrierregularly for any signs of wear damage.

    • For your child safety,

    please follow these instructions for use.

    • Designed for kids from 6 months (able to sit on its own) and up to 20kg.

    •This carrying system complies with safety requirements. The product has been laboratory tested in accordance with applicable european regulations. It has passed a complete type examination (chemical and mechanical tests) following the FD CEN / TR 16512 protocol (April 2015) for the safety of baby slings.

    • Feel free to contact us if you need more details.

    Because the "onsen" are the Japanese hot springs, traditional natural outdoor pools. A perfect place to relax after a long hike in the mountains.

    Take care of your baby carrier! And wash it by hand because some materials and especially the metal buckles are not suitable for the washing machine. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any maintenance questions.

    Eco-designed in Annecy: our products are created to last for years and accompany you in all your adventures as parents, backpackers, photographers, cyclists, hard workers, students...

    Recycled and/or eco-responsible materials: ultra-resistant 1000D 100% recycled nylon certified GRS (Global Recycling Standard) and Bluesign®. Water repellent PFC-free treatment. All materials meet European REACH regulations.

    Responsible manufacturing: we have been working for years with a Japanese partner in Vietnam, specializing in technical products (safety harnesses, paragliding wings and backpacks). They are ISO 9001 certified (quality), ISO 14001 certified (environmental management system) and WRAP (World Responsible Accredited Production) certification. This audit, carried out every year, is the largest environmental, professional and ethical certification program in the world.

    "Less" polluting transport: the factory is located 80km from the seaport of Ho Chi Minh in southern Vietnam. We optimize the loadings in the containers as much as possible. The goods are then transported by boat to Fos-sur-Mer in the south of France. When we're not in a hurry, we take a barge up the Rhône river and the last km are done by truck to our warehouse in Annecy. Sometimes we bring in a few boxes by air, but this is exceptional.

    Storage and preparation of orders with a logistician in Annecy.: plastic tape replaced by kraft tape. Cushioning in cardboard or recycled plastic. We are thinking about setting up reusable envelopes to send your order. But you will have to play the game and remember to return the cover (prepaid).

    Sending your order is carbon neutral: through Colissimo or DPD.

    Repair and second-hand sale: we work with repair centers in France and in Europe. All returns (that are not repaired and sent back to you) through customer service are repaired and then sold as second hands on our Instagram.

    Recyclable: recycled nylon can be recycled over and over (and over) again. But if at some point your MeroMero bag is no longer usable (or reparable) don't throw it away, we will recycle it. Contact us and we'll explain what to do.

    Order preparation: our products are shipped by our partner logistics provider in Annecy. The orders are sent by the Colissimo or DPD Predict service (choice at the time of ordering) of the La Poste group. You can also pick up your order directly at the counter from the warehouse in the Annecy-Epagny area (you can choose this option while making your order).

    Warehouse location:
    Novus Parcs
    Rue de l'artisanat
    74330 Poisy
    Tel. 04 50 24 13 85
    Opening hours Monday to Thursday: 8h/12h-13h/17h (16h30 on Friday)

    Delivery times in metropolitan France: this varies from 1 to 3 working days from the day the order is shipped (1 day after placing your order). Add some more days for the rest of Europe.

    Delivery costs: free without minimum of order via DPD Predict. Also free at the warehouse (Annecy).

    Packaging: all our products are packed in a clean (plastic) bag. We are currently working on a reduction or even a complete alternative to these "polybags"... but we are not there yet. We are also in the process of setting up reusable envelopes so that we no longer use new boxes.

    Return conditions: you have a withdrawal period of 14 days (after receipt of your order) to return the product to us new and in its original packaging. More info on the right of withdrawal you can find in the Customer Service section.

    1 review for ONSEN Onbuhimo: baby carrier


    1. French

      Sauvage (verified owner)

      Super porte bébé.

      Très léger et hyper pratique pour partir à l’aventure avec bébé ou tout simplement une balade en ville.

      Le design est très sympa et le fait qu’il protège en cas de pluie est un vrai plus.

      Bébé est confortablement installé.

    2. French


      Porte bébé ultra léger et très confortable. Je l’utilise au quotidien en ville mais aussi en balade et en randonnée. Bébé dort super bien dedans et la réparation du poids est très bien conçue. +++


    The Onbu is just perfect for tired kids. Whether in the mountains, in the city or just hiking, we always have it with us. The Onsen is so small and light, there is always a place for it in a bag.

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