Carrier Instructions

**I’m currently updating this page and so some links may be missing or broken – please email info@southlondonslings.co.uk if you need any help finding sling or baby carrier instructions**

This page has links to instructions for most of the Library carriers (and more!)  If you’re interested, also browse the relevent manufacturer’s site for more detailed and comprehensive information.  Another great place to look for carrier and sling instructions is YouTube – try searching for your carrier by name, or in the case of woven wraps, search for the name of a particular tying method to find videos.

For those carrying a very young baby, this document clearly explains how to position your newborn safely in different types of sling: Correct Positioning for the Safety and Comfort of your Newborn

Woven Wrap Instructions

These two sites have excellent picture and video instructions for a wide range of woven wrap carries and techniques:

Wrap Your Baby 

Wrapababy.com

Though each brand of woven wrap will have its own instructions, the quality and clarity of these varies massively.  In the main list below I’ve linked each brand that has some online anyway, but would advise you to search on Natural Mamas or the sites I’ve linked above for better and more comprehensive instructions.

Ring Sling and Pouch Instructions

There’s a great selection of instruction videos for Ring Slings and Pouches arranged by age and position on the Zolowear website here: How to Wear your Sling or Pouch

The following Youtube playlist from Slingababy is also very useful: Ring Slings

Instructions for Other Carriers (in alphabetical order by brand):

Action Baby Carrier

Baba Sling

Babies Beyond Borders Carriers

BabyBjorn Comfort Carrier*

BabyHawk Mei Tai

BabyHawk Oh Snap

Bamberoo Mei Tai/Full Buckle

BB-Tai

Beco Butterfly

Beco Gemini*

Beco Soleil Page 1 and Page 2

Boba 2G, 3G and 4G Baby Carriers

Boba 4G Newborn Hold with Infant Insert

Boba Air Front Carry and Back Carry

Boba Wrap

Bondolino Front Carry Instructions and Back Carry Instructions

Catbird Baby Mei Tai*

Catbird Baby Pikkolo*

Caboo/Close Baby Carrier* and Video instructions here

Caboo DX Baby Carrier

Concerti Carrier

Connecta Baby Carrier

Cybex u.GO (English Instructions from page 12)

Cybex 2.GO (English Instructions from page 7)

Didymos Woven Wrap Tying Methods and a useful table showing what carries you can do with each wrap length

Didytai

Ellaroo Mei Hip

Ellaroo Mei Tai

EllaRoo Podaegi*

Ellaroo Wrap Instructions

Emei Baby Carrier

Ergo Baby Carrier

Freedom Slings Murrons Pouch

FreeHand Mei Tai

Herbal Baybee Ring Sling

Hoppediz Woven Wraps: The Art of Carrying – These photo instructions are very useful and cover a wide range of woven wrap carries.  There’s also further information about babywearing on the Hoppediz website.

Hoppediz Hop-Tye

Hippychick Hipseat

Hotslings Pouch

Infantino Eco Sash

Infantino Flip

Infantino Support

Infantino Sync

Joey Slings Mei Tai

Kari Me Baby Carrier*

Kinderpack

Lillebaby Complete

Littlelife Cross Country S2

Manduca Baby Carrier Instructions

Maya Wrap Ring Sling PDF and Video instructions here

Moby Wrap

Napsack Baby Mei Tai

Natibaby Woven Wrap Carrying Methods

Olives and Applesauce Carrier

Onbuhimo Back Carry Instructions

Oscha Slings Woven Wraps How To Carry – a clear and concise set of instructions for the main basic wrap carries.

Podaegi Back Carry Instructions and Video Instructions here

Pognae Baby Carrier – Pognae have now removed the instructions from their website. Please refer to the instructions for the Ergo Baby Carrier, which has very similar fastenings and adjustments to the Pognae (when using the carrier alone – the infant inserts/headrests differ).

Rose and Rebellion Baby Carrier

Sakura Bloom Ring Sling

Sleeping Baby Productions Ring Sling

Sleepy Nico

Storchenweige Baby Carrier

Storchenweige Ring Sling

Storchenweige Woven Wrap Tying Instructions

Suppori

Tula Carriers

Wearababy

Wilkinet

* Includes the option of a front facing outwards carrying position – we don’t recommend you use these carrying positions regularly or for long periods. See Outwards Facing Carry Positions for more information.

Instructions for Accessories

Boba 4G Infant Insert

Catbird Baby Lumbar Support Belt

Close Cocoon Cover

Ergo Baby Backpack – note that the Library Ergo Backpack has secure twisting toggle fastenings rather than velcro.

Ergo Baby Infant Insert

Sling Rings: Threading a no sew ring sling


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