Other Instructional Resources

General Positioning

Newborn Positioning While Babywearing
This video by Meredith of BWI of New Haven includes an in depth discussion of safe newborn positioning. It includes upright and cradle carry positioning, discussion of chin off of chest positioning, how high to position the baby, how to position baby's head, and how to reposition after nursing.

Getting Baby Onto Your Back

Getting Baby Onto Your Back: Hip Scoot
This video by Michelle of BWI of Atlanta shows how to do a hip scoot without the carrier.
Getting Baby Onto Your Back: Santa Toss
This video by Michelle of BWI of Atlanta demonstrates a santa toss without a carrier, so that caregivers can practice without the stress of a carrier.
Getting Baby Onto Your Back: Superman Toss
This video by Babywearing Faith, Faith Rayland of BWI of Central New York, shows how to do a superman toss to get a baby on your back.
Getting Baby Onto Your Back: Superman Toss Variation
This video by Rachel of BWI of Southern Maryland shows how to do a superman toss variation with an older baby who is able to sit unsupported.

Babywearing Glossary

f15a23_Photos_64pxGlossary. This fantastic glossary from the Babywearing 102 Group includes photos of babywearing terms, including photos of wrap passes and explanations of pros and cons of each type of pass. It also includes photos of chest belts and a table of wrap carries by size.

Infant Feeding in a Carrier

f15a23_Photos_64pxNursing in a Carrier Blog Post. This wonderful post by BWI of Austin gives tips for nursing in any carrier as well as safety information.

 

f15a23_Photos_64pxBottle Feeding and Using a Supplemental Nursing System while Babywearing. This blog post by BWI of DC/MD/VA gives information about bottle feeding in a carrier and using a supplemental nursing system while babywearing.

Using a K’Tan

Using a KTan With a Newborn
This video by Sarah of BWI of SE PA shows how to position baby safely in a K'Tan and discusses newborn babywearing safety and ideal newborn positioning.