Baby K'tan Explore Position

Continue below after following Getting Started Instructions

Place baby in an upright sitting position in the center of the inner loop.

Make sure baby is centered in the fabric (as if sitting up in the center of a hammock). Baby’s head, shoulders and one or both arms can be free of the fabric.

Place your arm through the outer loop that is hanging at your waist, and pull it back up onto your shoulder.

Baby K'tan Explore Position

Adjust fabric on your shoulders so that it is comfortable.

Reach behind your back and slide support band down so that the loops cross at the center of your back (for optimal back support).

Spread the fabric of the outer loop over baby’s bottom.

Safety

Check

Now that your baby is in the Baby K'tan Baby Carrier, it is time for 

Helpful Tips

 

If your baby does not like being in the Baby K'tan carrier, calmly take them out and try again later.Babies can sense a wearer's hesitation. If you are stressed, your baby will sense this and will also be stressed. Keep practicing and stay calm.Your baby will let you know when he/she is ready to move out of the newborn Kangaroo Position by starting to stretch his/her legs and "stand up" in the fabric. At this point you can begin to use the Hip Position.