I have made several videos for my clients, which you can browse on my YouTube channel here. You can also click on the links below. Please note that these videos are to be used at your own risk. Always keep your child safe!
The ideal J shape position ( supported upper back with curved lower back and pelvic tilt inwards) can be easy to achieve even with small babies.
Here is another picture from the JPMBB site to show optimum position in a see through wrap (please note I would recommend this baby to be a little higher – close enough to kiss).
Making a good seat when your baby is in the carrier can make a great difference to the feel and comfort of the carry, both for you and your baby. Tilting the pelvis inwards and raising the knees above the bottom into the M shape is important – here is how to do it. Making a good seat in a carrier.
Soft Structured Carriers
Newborn Carry with a Connecta (no padded waistband) with knees tucked and legs out of waistband) please note this is not endorsed by Connecta
FWCC style carry with Connecta (spreads the top edge of panel more widely and brings knees higher) please note this is not endorsed by Connecta
Hip Carry with a Connecta (or any cross strap full buckle carrier) – two methods please note this is not endorsed by Connecta
Front Carry with a Sleepy Nico, adjusting the panel if it is too tall or wide – please note this is not endorsed by Sleepy Nico
Front Carry with a Newborn in an adjustable waist Mei Tai (eg Hop Tye) video by Rachel from the North East Sling Library
Back Carry with the chestbelt done up (wrapyouinlove video) – ensure chest belt is strong and secure
Wrap Carries with a Stretchy
- Tying for a pocket wrap cross carry (Je Porte Mon Bebe video) (any two way stretchy)
- Je Porte Mon Bebe video for front double hammock (any two way stretchy)
Slingababy video of Front Double Hammock with a Moby (one way stretch)
Jody’s Close Carrier video
Here is a very useful Wiki of Woven Wrap Carries by size etc.
Wrap Carries with a Woven Wrap
Knotless Front Cross Carry Slingababy
Front Cross Carry (unflipped shoulders – Wrapping Rachel)
Very useful Slip Knot photo tutorial from Sling Solutions
How to thread a no sew ring sling (with two rings) (external video)
Ring Sling Carries
Ring Sling prep and hip carry by Nicola from the West Yorkshire Sling Library
Fixing a carry where the rings have slid across too far – from The Carried Baby
Other highly recommended videos that I like and use myself
Christina’s Ruckless Back Carry by Wrapping Rachel