Ergobaby Medical Advisors

Ergobaby has been pioneering comfort & ergonomics in baby carriers for over 10 years and has long consulted with medical professionals when developing our beloved baby carriers.

As Ergobaby continues to improve existing products, and begins to offer new products, we want to make sure we maintain our high quality standard and continue to develop products that are comfortable and ergonomic for parents and babies.

We've enlisted the help of medical professionals around the globe, and across several areas of expertise to help us scrutinize our products through the development process to make sure we continue to deliver products of the highest quality and standard.

Contributing Medical Advisors:

  • Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP

    A working mother and UCLA-trained pediatrician who practices in Southern California, Dr. Tanya Altmann is a best-selling author, network television parenting expert, and entertainment industry consultant. Dr. Tanya Altmann is an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson, approved by the national physician organization to communicate complicated medical issues into easily understood concepts.

  • William Sears, MD

    William Sears, M.D. has been advising busy parents on how to raise healthier families for over 40 years. He received his medical training at Harvard Medical School's Children's Hospital in Boston and The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, the world's largest children's hospital, where he was associate ward chief of the newborn intensive care unit before serving as the chief of pediatrics at Toronto Western Hospital, a teaching hospital of the University of Toronto. He has served as a professor of pediatrics at the University of Toronto, University of South Carolina, University of Southern California School of Medicine, and University of California: Irvine. As a father of 8 children, he coached Little League sports for 20 years, and together with his wife Martha has written more than 40 best-selling books and countless articles on baby care and parenting. He serves as a health consultant for baby magazines, TV, radio and other media, and his website is one of the most popular health and parenting sites. Dr. Sears has appeared on over 100 television programs, including 20/20, Good Morning America, Oprah, Today, The View, and Dr. Phil, and was featured on the cover of TIME Magazine in May 2012. Dr. Bill and Martha coined the popular term "babywearing" and helped to promote this style of attachment parenting.