Soft Structured Carrier Resources
This video by BWI of DC/MD/VA shows how to do a front carry with a soft structured carrier. It includes tips for how to buckle the chest clip if it is difficult to reach.
This video by Rachel of Quirky Baby shows how to lower baby slightly, shift baby to the side, and latch baby on in a SSC front carry.
This video by Steffany, current president of BWI shows how to cinch the seat of a SSC with a hair-tie or string to make the body panel a bit narrower for a newborn and to take up a little height of the carrier. It also includes a discussion of newborn positioning and height on the wearer's body.
This Ergo baby blog tip by BWI of Pheonix shows how to ensuring a great seat for baby in a front carry.
This Ergo Baby Blog Tip by BWI of the Inland Northwest shows how to reach the chest clip behind you when doing a front carry
This photo-tutorial from blog “According to Jenny” written by Jenny of BWI of Central PA shows how to do a hip carry with a soft structured carrier. This tutorial shows how to do a hip carry starting with the panel hanging down from the wearer's hip.
This Ergo Baby Blog tip from BWI of Southern Maryland blog gives a quick tip for making an SSC hip carry more comfortable by clipping the chest belt to pull the strap away from the wearer's neck.
This video by BWI of North Central IL shows four methods for putting a baby on your back with a SSC. She shows: 1. How to start the baby and carrier on your hip and then scoot the baby and carrier together to the back. 2. How to start with the carrier hanging down in back, scoot the baby around to the back, and bring up the panel. 3. How to start both baby and carrier on the hip and hip scoot holding both shoulder straps securely in one arm. 4. How to start with the carrier on your back and one shoulder strap on and hip scoot baby onto the back. After each method she shows how to get baby back down.
This video by BWI of DC/MD/VA shows two methods for getting baby on your back in a SSC. 1. How to hip scoot baby onto the back and then bring up the panel over baby. 2. How to do a simple superman toss variation to put baby on your back and then bring up the panel over baby. It also includes how to take baby down and tips for getting a good seat and adjusting the straps for comfort.
This video by Sarah of BWI of SE PA gives detailed instructions for hip scooting a toddler onto your back. It shows how to smooth the panel up baby's back and how to use your arms to pin baby's legs while reaching with both hands for the straps. It also shows how to make a deep seat and adjust the carrier.
This video by Sarah of BWI of SE PA shows how to hip scoot an 8 month old baby into a SSC back carry. It shows how to keep a hand on baby and how to smooth the panel up over baby. It also shows how to get baby down safely.
This video by Steffany, current president of BWI shows how to do a soft structured carrier back carry while pregnant. It shows how to clip the waistbelt either above or below the belly.
This photo-tutorial by BWI of Peoria shows two methods for getting baby on your back in an SSC.