No the Snugglebundl is not a carrier. Snugglebundl is a wrap that has handles to help with lifting up ,laying down and moving your baby and for transferring them without waking them from one position to another eg. From car seat to pram. Whilst the Snugglebundl completely supports your baby we do not recommend that you use it as a carrier.The Snugglebundls primary use is as a wrap but with the added bonus having the the handles to help you through the day.