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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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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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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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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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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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 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 Wrap Cross Carry Front Wrap…

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Ten of the Snuggliest Warm Woven Wrap Carries for Winter!

These are the coziest woven wrap carries!  I’m putting these in order from easiest to most difficult.  If you’re new to wrapping, start with the first one! 1.  Good Old Front Wrap Cross Carry:  This carry has three layers spread fully over baby and is snuggly and perfect.  It’s also a wonderful first carry if…

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Slip Knot Photo-Tutorial

Slipknots are really key to loving short woven wraps. If you can do a slipknot in your woven wrap, you will be able to do a ton of really wonderful short wrap carries! To begin, you will have one tail over your shoulder and one tail under your shoulder. In this tutorial, the “over the…

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Shoulder Flip Tutorial

Many woven wrappers find shoulder flips tricky.  A shoulder flip is when the wrap comes from below the shoulder and is flipped over the shoulder to create ruck straps.  Shoulder flips are used in tons of back carries including:   Jordan’s Back Carry Giselle’s Back Carry Half Jordan’s Back Carry Double Sling Shoulder to Shoulder…

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Top 5 Summer Woven Wrap Front and Hip Carries

Everyone asks me:  What’s the BEST carrier to wear in the heat? This question can have so many answers!  Everyone has a different favorite carrier in the summer time.  My personal favorite carrier in the summer is a thin breathable woven wrap in a single layer carry.  In the summer, I like to use a…

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Robin’s Hip Carry Photo-Tutorial

Robin’s Hip Carry is a wonderful beginner hip carry. This carry is quick and easy. You can mostly pre-tie the carry and then put the baby in. I like to tie this carry before I leave the house, put baby in her carseat, and then pop her into the carry when I arrive at my…

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