Using your Baby Carrier as a Tool for Kangaroo Care

This post will discuss the benefits of kangaroo care, how to use your carrier as a tool for kangaroo care, and types of baby carriers that work especially well for kangaroo care.

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How to Use a Baby K’tan Carrier

Do you have a baby K’tan carrier that you’d like to learn to use? It looks super simple on the box, like you can just pop it on and it will magically be perfect. It is pretty easy to use, but just like all baby carriers, it can take a little practice to get just…

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Photo-Tutorial: How to Use a Baby K’Tan Carrier

This photo-tutorial shows how to use a Baby K’Tan Carrier.  A K’Tan is a type of stretchy wrap with two big loops of fabric and a sash.  It feels a lot like a stretchy wrap, but without the long fabric to wrap.  When you first pull it out of the box, it can seem confusing.…

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Troubleshooting your Soft Structured Carrier: Fit Check and 5 Comfort Tips

Small adjustments can make a big difference in how your soft structured carrier feels for you and for baby!

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Fall Babywearing: Staying Warm in Chilly Weather

Fall is the absolute best season for babywearing!  The weather is crisp and cool.  There are forest hikes to take, shopping trips to do, and fun visits with friends and family.  Babywearing makes it easy to keep your baby cozy and warm on chilly days and keeps baby close to you where you can talk…

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Fall Babywearing: Loving your Stretchy Wrap for Fall Outings and Family Visits!

It’s finally fall!  The weather is cooler and the air is crisp!  There are pumpkin patches to visit, forest trails to hike, shopping trips to do, and fun family dinners to attend!  Your stretchy wrap (Moby, Boba, Solly, etc) can be a wonderful tool for getting out and enjoying the fall with your baby! A…

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Choosing a Baby Carrier

What baby carrier is the best for you and your baby?  What carrier should you buy?  How do you narrow down the options and choose one? This post will help you choose the best baby carrier for you and your baby! Most blog posts like this tell you what carrier is the best, maybe even…

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Poppable Woven Wrap Carries for Rainy, Cold Days

It’s cold and rainy outside!  This fall weather is the best for babywearing (no sweating, yay!), but not that fun for parking lot wrapping.  While you absolutely can parking lot wrap in the rain without getting your tails dirty, it’s not that fun standing in the rain on a cold day!  Poppable woven wrap carries…

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Why Visiting a Babywearing Group or Educator Beats a YouTube Video Any Day

Alright guys, I’ve got to tell you a secret.  Visiting your local group, taking a class, or buying a consult from your local babywearing educator beats watching a YouTube video any day.  It’s the number one thing I hear when I teach classes: “I keep playing the video, hitting pause, and then trying the steps,…

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Positioning your Newborn Baby in a Baby Carrier

How do you position your newborn baby in your baby carrier?  Your baby already knows what to do!  When you hold your newborn to your chest, your baby will likely naturally take the perfect position.  This post will discuss optimal newborn positioning in a baby carrier and show you images of optimal positioning in each…

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Babywearing Safety

The safest place for your baby being held by a loving caregiver. With your baby securely in a baby carrier, you can easily monitor your baby, notice your baby’s cues, and sniff their sweet little head. Babywearing is safe and beneficial to both you and your baby.  This post will show you how to check…

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Find a Babywearing Group or Educator Near You!

If you’re just getting started with babywearing or are ready to learn a new skill, it can really help to find some in-person babywearing help! This list will help you find a babywearing group or babywearing educator near you. There are babywearing educators and babywearing groups all over  the world that can work with you…

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How to do Back Carries in a Woven Wrap (for beginners)

Using a woven wrap to do a back carry can be an incredibly comfortable, versatile, and beautiful way to carry your baby!   In this post, you will find beginner back carrying tutorials, tutorials for getting baby onto your back, and pro tips for starting back wrapping. Are You Ready to Begin Back Wrapping? To…

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Positioning your Older Baby or Toddler in your Baby Carrier

How do you position your older baby or toddler in your baby carrier?  Here’s the good news!  Your baby already knows what to do.  Pick up your baby and notice how your baby likes to be held. When you hold your older baby baby on your front or hip, your baby probably: Likes to be…

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Wrap Pass Glossary

All woven wrap carries can be broken down into different types of passes.  Knowing the names of the passes can help you learn new carries more easily.  It can also help you adapt carries you already know to make them suit your needs better.  This blog post will show  you the main types of passes…

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How to do Hip Carries in a Woven Wrap

Hip carries are my favorite for a baby who wants to see all around! In a hip carry, a baby can see in front of you, behind you, and watch your face and hands while you are talking or signing to them! You can do a ton of different hip carries with a woven wrap!…

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How to do Front Carries in a Woven Wrap

Woven wraps are beautiful and versatile! You can do a ton of different carries with woven wraps! Here are resources for learning front carries in your woven wrap. They are organized by the size wrap that they need. If you are a wrap beginner, start with this post. Base Size Woven Wrap Front Carries These…

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How to Use a Woven Wrap for Beginners

Woven wraps are beautiful, versatile, and comfortable! This resource will help you with selecting a wrap and learning a few beginner carries.  We will go over beginner woven wrapping tips and woven wrap terminology. Wrap Sizing One thing that people find confusing about wraps is that they come in different sizes. Different sizes can be…

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How to Use a Meh Dai

Do you have a Meh Dai that you’d like to learn to use? A Meh dai does a very comfortable front, hip, or back carry and is pretty quick to put on.  This post will cover how to use your meh dai in a front carry,  newborn front carry, hip carry, and back carry. Front…

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How to Use a Soft Structured Carrier

This post includes tutorials to help you learn to how to use your soft structured carrier (Tula, Ergo, Kinderpack, Boba, Beco, etc) for a front carry, hip carry, and back carry. There are so many brands of Soft Structured Carriers and each come with their own tips and instructions.  Before using your carrier, be sure…

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