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Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray
Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray
Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray

Dad Shirt™ Simple Gray

$69.95 USD $75.00 USD

Special Offer Pay Only $49.95
  • Sold out of your size?
    We apologize, but here are a few options for you...

    1. Giving a gift? Get a Digital Gift Certificate to put under the tree and let the recipient choose their own style/size.
    2. Place a pre-order, which we're offering on sizes that we expect to restock and ship by 2/7.

    Why The Dad Shirt
    A Dad wearing his newborn baby will simply make your heart melt! The Lalabu Dad Shirt is the first babywearing shirt designed exclusively for dads. On its own, it's a sporty V-neck t-shirt. Slide baby into the cozy pouch, and it's a new dad's easiest way to bond with baby. Dads can enjoy their newborns and take babies on adventures right from the start. And since there's no learning curve — nothing to tie or wrap — the Dad Shirt is an easy way to win as a new dad. Made in the U.S.A.

    How It Works
    When designing the Dad Shirt, we were very intentional about making sure it met the needs of the newborn - to be close and secure to their dad in a position that's best for their growing body. Because of that, babies need to be upright facing toward the dad while in the pouch (tummy to tummy). The pouch is intended for newborns between 7 and 15 lbs. The shirt can also be worn without a baby, and no one will notice!

    How to Wear
    The Dad Shirt is perfect for layering in all seasons! Simply put on your Lalabu Dad Shirt as you would a regular t-shirt. Once you are comfortable, pick up your baby and place them in the pouch of the Dad Shirt. Your little one’s legs should be frogged beneath their bottom. If needed, pull up the extra support around baby’s shoulders.

    Fabric Composition
    Polyester // Rayon // Spandex blend.

    Available in Simple Gray and Pure Black.

    Why Purchase Direct on Lalabu.com?
    We are a small business founded by husband and wife team Brian and Keri. We offer exclusive sales and discounts to our website customers, up to 6 months to make size exchanges, and Customer Happiness Team support! We're also the creators of the babywearing shirt and this is the only safe source to purchase. Please be aware that counterfeit sites sell unsafe knock-offs of our products using our photography and videos, but lalabu.com is the only source to get a real Soothe Shirt online. Buy here to confidently get the genuine products!

    A Note on Pricing
    We first released the Soothe Shirt in 2013 for $75 and have worked hard since then to be able to offer them to you for lower prices. Since release, we have improved the quality by adding soft and stretchy modal bra panels, an adjustable head support, and an interior mesh panel for heat transfer. We’ve always used a high quality custom milled ponte roma knit for the main body fabric. This fabric has special qualities that allows the shirt to maintain form and strength over time without stretching out and naturally not wrinkle. We use the most secure stitching, like what you would find in outdoor climbing gear.

    Beyond the quality workmanship and materials, the shirts provide value by providing an alternative to a baby carrier, nursing top, and nursing bra --- all at less than half the price of a traditional baby carrier. We often get asked why we can’t sell them for less, and after working on the supply chain for the past seven years I can confidently say that it wouldn’t be possible to sell a quality and safe alternative for less than $49, even when making thousands of shirts at a time.

    Our goal is to make babywearing simple and accessible to everyone and so we will continue to design innovative products and work to get them to you at the best price. Right now, that is through our Bundle Special. It truly is an honor to create solutions that allow you to spend more time with your baby, so thank you and please enjoy your time together.

  • Please reach out to our Customer Happiness Team if you're unsure.  We're here to help!

    • Expect it to fit like a tailored shirt
    • Don’t size up to get a bigger pouch
    • Baby's head should be above your chest and high enough for you to kiss

    Have Additional Questions?
    Please ask us here in Facebook Messenger.
  • How We Got Our Start
    We fell in love with babywearing while visiting family in Burkina Faso. Once home, we found that many parents feel intimidated to babywear themselves. So we created a new solution that is easy to use by anyone, anywhere.

    Brian and Keri Lalabu Founders
    Brian and Keri, Lalabu Founders

    What Makes Our Products Unique
    Lalabu is reinventing babywearing with innovative, simple solutions for all parents. The Soothe Shirt and Dad Shirt are the easiest way to hold your newborn. The easier it is to hold your baby, the more you can enjoy being together.

    Why We Love What We Do
    We’re changing the world, one family at a time. Babywearing increases the parent-child bond and puts babies in a safe environment that reduces crying, increases rest, and helps children develop. We also love giving 2% of profits to help families.

  • **Orders which include pre-ordered and in stock items will all be held to ship together. If you would like your items to be split and shipped separately, please email us at support@lalabu.com with your order number. We apologize for being out of stock and are diligently working to get restocked and your orders out. New inventory is coming in weekly and orders are being sent out in the order they were placed. Thank you for your patience!

    We ship to:

    The United States
    Australia and New Zealand
    The United Kingdom

    Rates for international shipping and speedy shipping are outlined below. Please email us if you have shipping questions and we'll be happy to help you!

    Orders are sent to our fulfillment center immediately and most often are picked up by the carrier within 1 business day. During holidays or times of high volume, there may be a delay of 24-48 hours. Because of our desire to get your order to you as quickly as possible, we begin fulfilling it right away and can't make changes. Please double check your address and size selection when ordering.

    You will receive a confirmation email with tracking information within 24 hours following shipment.

    United States
    USPS First-Class Delivery
    Usually 4 to 6 days in transit
    Ships the next business day

    U.S. Express Shipping
    2 to 3 days in transit
    Ships within 1 business day

    International Rates - Europe, UK, Australia, New Zealand
    FedEx International Priority Service®
    Items should arrive in 3 to 5 days following shipment
    Custom and tax cleared
    Rates vary by location and start around $22.00

    International Rates - Canada
    FedEx International Priority Service®
    Items should arrive in 3 to 5 days following shipment
    Custom and tax cleared
    Rates vary by location and start around $18.00

    Duties and Customs
    Please be aware that country-specific duties and tariffs may be charged to the customer.

    If you have any questions at all please contact our Customer Happiness Team here and we’ll be happy to help you.

Bundle Special

Get $20 OFF Every Item // on orders of 2 or more
Discount auto-applied in checkout 

Dad Shirt™ Features

2018 Product of the Year Winner
2018 Product of the Year
Babywear for Dad // babyMaternity Magazine

Soothes Your Newborn
Soothes Your Newborn
Easy-to-use pouch calms newborns

Comfortable V-Neck Design
Comfortable V-Neck Design

Safely Supports Baby
Safely Supports Baby
Our custom made fabric, pouch extender and head support panel provide extra support to safely support your little one up to 15 lbs

Breathable Material
Breathable Material
The mesh panel inside the pouch keep mom and baby from overheating and allows for heat transfer

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Customer Reviews

Based on 253 reviews
LaLa’s grand baby

I sent the shirt to my daughter and son in law. When I saw the picture I melted. This shirt has been one of the best and most useful gifts for them. Amazing!!!!

Great Gift for New Dads

Got this for a gift for my first-time-dad friend - he loves it! Soft, easy to use and great for the new baby! Definitely recommend,

Stamp of Approval

I bought this as a Christmas present for my husband in anticipation of our daughter due in March. He loves it! We tested it out over the holiday with our 3-month-old niece and the feel and fit was spot on. My husband is slender and typically wears a size M fitted shirt so we went with a size M. Customer service was quick to respond about sizing. Thank you, Lalabu!

My husband loves this shirt

I got this shirt for my husband for Christmas, he loves having the baby in it and spending time with his hands free. It is simpler than the wraps and great for bonding. Thinking of ordering another for when this one is being washed!

Best Christmas gift

I bought a Dad shirt for my husband. He stayed home for the first two weeks after our girl was born and he did a lot in the house. That shirt made it possible for him to sooth her and get things done without being compromised.
The size fit perfectly!

My son’s Christmas wish!

My son and his wife are expecting their first baby. When I asked him what he wanted for Christmas he said “the DAD SHIRT” so I can bond with my baby!!!! As it turned out his wife got him one too and now has 2!! He is so happy!!

Helping out Mobility Impaired Parents!

I bought this for my husband for Christmas. Our Zoe is due in February, so he hasn’t been able to try his on with our newborn and I haven’t tried mine on yet. But he loves it, and his mom is happy too! We are both mobility impaired and we are looking forward to this helping us out a lot! We can’t wait to use this!

Dad loves it

Picked this up as a Christmas present for the husband. We’re not expecting our first until April but having this ready and available helps him to feel less nervous and anxious about dropping his baby! Love it already!!

We Placed a Second Order for More!

My husband loved his Dad Shirt so much we went back and ordered two more so he could always have a clean one handy. It is so much easier to use than our complicated baby carriers and our little one loves being so close to daddy! The shirt is flattering and machine washable, which is always a plus!

Awesome shirt.

Great quality. Size I ordered for my husband ended up being too small but the exchange process is simple so that’s helpful! Excited to see this in use!