Mei-Tai is refers to a kind of Asian baby carrier. The word ‘Mei-Tai’ is pronounced from Chinese (Cantonese). By ‘Mei’, it means carrying on the shoulder, whereas ‘Tai’, it is carrying strap. It is the simplicity of the carrier that makes it so popular not only in Asian but around the world.
There are many kind of Mei-tai. The most basic or common type of Mei-tai is the one where waist-belt and shoulder straps attached to the middle panel where the baby is seated.