Front Carries

This video by BWI of Peoria shows how to do a front cross carry step by step with written instructions and photos.
This detailed video by Michelle from BWI of Atlanta includes tons of tips for pre-tying the carry and adjusting it once baby is in by tightening strand by strand. It also shows how to sandwich the shoulders to make them extra comfortable.
This video by Judy from BWI of Chambana shows how to do Front Cross Carry with a newborn. FCC is a “poppable” carry. This means that you can pretie the carry and pop baby in and out as needed. This video shows how to do the carry with the wrap folded in half lengthwise as well as how to do the carry without the wrap folded.
This video by Michelle from BWI of Atlanta shows how to do both Front Wrap Cross Carry and Pocket Wrap Cross Carry. It includes tons of tips for tightening and adjusting the carry.
This video by Meredith from BWI of New Haven shows how to do FWCC with an older baby. It includes detailed instruction on tightening the horizontal pass and how to tighten each strand of the wrap. It also includes options for tying off the wrap including a twist under the bum, leaving the cross passes bunched, and spreading (or partially spreading) the cross passes.
This video by BWI of SE PA shows how to do a front wrap cross carry with a newborn and includes tips for tightening and newborn head support. It also includes a detailed discussion of newborn positioning and babywearing safety.
This video by Tooralei, Kathy Heffern, Babywearing consultant shows how to do a Front Wrap Cross Carry with a newborn and includes how to strand by strand tighten the wrap and a discussion of newborn positioning in a wrap.

Hip Carries

This video by Leah from BWI of Delmarva shows how to do Robin’s Hip Carry with the baby in arms and includes variations for a longer wrap. It also shows how to get the anchor point high and how to strand by strand tighten the carry.
Robin’s Hip Carry is a comfy carry that’s easy to nurse in and easy for laying down a sleeping baby. This video by Rachel of BWI of Southern Maryland includes tips for getting the anchor point high, which makes the carry comfy and protects against leaning.
This video by Michelle from BWI of Atlanta shows how to do simple hip carry with a short woven wrap.
This video by Rachel of BWI of Southern Maryland shows how to do hip wrap cross carry with a woven wrap. This carry is just like Front Wrap Cross Carry, but adjusted to the hip.
This video by BWI of Atlanta shows how to do hip cross carry fully pre-tied and then pop in the baby. It also includes a shoulder cap trick for making the carry more comfortable.
This video by Leah from BWI of Delmarva shows how to do hip cross carry with a 6 month old baby. This is shown first as a carry tied around baby and then as a poppable hip carry.

Back Carries

This video by Faith from BWI of Central New York shows how to to a DSS2S back carry with a chestbelt to secure baby right away. The video also shows options for tying off with a shorter wrap.
This video by Christina of BWI of the Merrimack Valley shows how to do a DSS2S by starting baby on the hip, making a seat, and tying the chestbelt. After this, she scoots baby to the back and finishes the carry.
This video by Rachel of BWI of Southern Maryland shows secure high back carry with an older baby.
This video by Faith from BWI of Central New York shows how to do the original version of secure high back carry.
This video by Faith from BWI of Central New York shows how to do a back wrap cross carry with a younger baby.
This video by Leah from BWI of Delmarva shows how to do a back wrap cross carry with a chestbelt and a toddler.
This video by Leah from BWI of Delmarva demonstrates a Rucksack back carry. Using a santa toss method to get baby on back and creating a seat. It also shows how to secure the seat and tie off at the waist and tying Tibetan.
This video by Faith of BWI of Central NY shows how to make a great seat with a woven wrap back carry. It also shows how to do a Rucksack carry as well as how to make sure that the seat stays pinned under the cross passes of the carry.
This video by Rachel from BWI of Southern Maryland shows how to do a ruck tied in front. It includes tips for making a good seat and for holding the seat in place while wrapping if the baby tries to straighten his or her legs while wrapping.

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