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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How to Use a Pouch Sling

Pouch Slings are wonderful! They fold up tiny and are so convenient to bring along for a quick carry! A pouch sling can work well from newborn to toddler! With a newborn, a pouch sling does a lovely front carry. With an older baby or toddler who wants to walk or wants to be up…

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How to Use a Ring Sling

Do you have a ring sling you’d like to learn to use? This post includes tutorials and resources that will help you love your ring sling from day one! How to Thread your Ring Sling The first thing you need to learn to do is thread your ring sling. Getting the threading set is really…

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Wrapper’s Cheat Sheet

Once you know all of the types of passes that are used in wrap carries, you can easily learn new carries or refresh your knowledge of a carry you’ve learned a while ago, but have forgotten.  Visit my Wrap Pass Glossary to learn all of the pass types.  Here we will show you how the passes…

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Photo-Tutorial: Short Cross Carry with a Ring

This photo-tutorial will show how to tie Short Cross Carry with a sling ring.  This carry takes a wrap can be done in a wrap that is your base size minus two.  Short Cross Carry is a quick and easy poppable carry (a carry you can pre-tie and pop baby in and out of as…

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Front Cross Carry Photo-Tutorial

Front Cross Carry is one of my favorite woven wrap carries.  First, it can be completely pre-tied and your baby can be easily popped in and out of the wrap as many times as needed.  This is awesome especially for babies or toddlers who like to be up and down.  Second, it ties in the…

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What Can You Do with a Base Size Minus Four Woven Wrap?

What can you do with a wrap that is your base size minus 4? Base minus four wraps are super short and easy to toss into a purse or diaper bag in case you need to do a quick carry.  I love to bring a base minus four wrap along with me when I expect my…

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What Can You Do with a Base Size Minus Three Woven Wrap?

Your base size minus three can be a really versatile wrap size!  This size does wonderfully with hip carries, one shouldered front carries, and two layer back carries.  Here are some carries you can try! Slip Knots The key to loving a short wrap is learning to tie a slipknot.  So we’ll start off with…

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Tips for Enjoying (Not Just Surviving) Long Haul Flights with Kids!

Flying with your kids can be so fun!  Yes, it’s hard, but taking care of kids is hard no matter where you are.  If you have the opportunity to travel with your children, take it!  There’s a big world out there and there are so many incredible experiences we can give our children when we…

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What Can You Do with a Base Size Minus Two Woven Wrap?

What can you do with a wrap that is your base size minus two?   This can be a really versatile size!  A base minus two is long enough to do some two shouldered front carries and back carries, but it’s short enough to do hip carries without too much excess tail.  The back carry…

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What Can You Do with a Base Size Minus One Woven Wrap?

What can you do with a wrap that is one size shorter than your base size?  All of the carries listed here would be great options if you have a wrap just slightly shorter than your base size.  A base size wrap is typically the size needed to do a double hammock or front wrap…

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What Can You Do with a Base Size Plus One Woven Wrap?

This post will include all of the carries that you can do with your base size plus one.  Base plus one carries are really fun!  Using a carry that is one size longer than your base size can give you more chest belt options for a really comfortable carry. If I’m carrying a heavy child…

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What Can You Do with a Base Size Woven Wrap?

What can you do with a Base Size woven wrap?   Your base size is the size needed to do front wrap cross carry or double hammock with the amount of excess tail that you prefer.  To learn more about finding your base size, see my beginner wrapping post. Front Carries Front Wrap Cross Carry…

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