I had used a similar carrier back in my babysitting days. It made trips to the park with a 6 month old plus a two year old super easy. I was amazed to find out how much these carriers sell for now. $80 seems a bit steep for something you may only use for 6-12 months. I turned to Ebay to see if I could find a good used version and a more reasonable price. To my surprise, there were several available at a fraction of the original price. I picked one up for $20 plus shipping for a slightly used version that came in its original package. The seller had only used it a couple of times and washed it once. It looks practically brand new. Ebay rocks!