Front Carries

This video by Rachel Boarman from BWI of Southern Maryland shows how to do a front carry with a toddler in an SSC.
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.

Hip Carries

This video by Rachel Boarman from BWI of Southern Maryland shows how to do a hip carry in an SSC.

Back Carries

This video by Steffany, former 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 video by Wrap in ASL shows how to do a hip scoot with a soft structured carrier to put baby on the back. Instructions are in American Sign Language.
This video by BWI of DC/MD/VA shows two methods for getting baby on your back in a SSC. * How to hip scoot baby onto the back and then bring up the panel over baby. * 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 BWI of North Central IL shows four methods for putting a baby on your back with a SSC. After each method she shows how to get baby back down.

Optimal Positioning Guide: Soft Structured Carrier


*The Babywearing International (BWI) nonprofit organization does not exist anymore, but these educational resources have been preserved. See Background page for more information.