Buckle carriers (aka soft structured carriers) are generally very easy to use. All of the buckle carriers that I stock here at Snugglebugs with the exception of the Love Radius carriers do not require an insert.
Personally I love a buckle carrier for a newborn that is fully adjustable and made from wrap fabric or very soft cotton fabric. Buckle carriers are super simple to use, really handy in that literally two or three buckles clicked and you are ready to go.
If you would like to take at look at the Kokadi Flip, Fidella Fusion, Mamaruga Zensling and the Little Frog and Ergo that I have in stock you will see some really great carriers. Buckle Carriers (aka SSC) for newborns are more expensive than other types of slings. A good supportive SSC that will provide the proper support for your newborns hips and spine & your own back are priced somewhere between €89-150. They can be used for both front and back carries
If you are looking for a buckle carrier for a child 4-6 months plus the Kibi, and the Little Frog would be really good options.
If you would like to try some buckle carriers in Snugglebugs HQ prior to purchase you are more than welcome to visit us Mon 9-2pm, Wed 9-1pm and Fri 9-2pm. On these days no appointment is necessary. If you would like to visit us Tues of Thurs please message us at 0879981367 to arrange an appointment