There are 6 basic categories of carriers detailed below. A lot of this great information has come from the Better Babywearing blog and The Babywearer. Definitely check out both sites for even more great info.
Meh Dai/Bei Dai (formerly referred to as "Mei Tai"/MT)
Soft Structured Carrier (SSC)
Ring Sling (RS)
The most important things to remember when wearing your child are:
Tips When Learning a New Carry