Sling Side baby carrier
How to use your sling as a side baby carrier / hip carry in your AmaWrap
This video will show you how to use your sling as a side baby carrier. There may be a time when your baby will be more interested in whats going on in the world and may no longer be content with directly facing you.
How to hip carry in your AmaWrap
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- Keep the sling nice and taut- too much fabric and the baby will not be totally supported, or their heads could end up resting on their chest, which may compromise the airway. Too tight and baby will not get enough fresh air circulating across their face. You should be able to put two fingers between the babys chin and chest.
- Baby should be high enough for you to be able to kiss her head.
- Take care when walking as babys head may obstruct the view of the floor directly in front of your feet- be aware of any clutter, stairs, other children etc.
- Do not cook or iron with baby in sling due to the risk of accidents.
An easy way to remember the safety guideline is by using the acronym TICKS: