If your baby gets “neck broke” (thanks Laura A. for the hyperbole), just snap on the hood! This holds their head in nice and close to your body if they fall asleep in the back carry.
At 5 months old, Rue got too long for the Ergo carrier to hold her head up in the back carry. I always thought the hood was just for sheltering baby from sun or wind. I learned this trick from a fellow mama while hiking with the Nashville Hike it Baby group. So for all the first time mamas out there or those who are new to babywearing, here you go!
Mom Hack #1: How to Fix a “Neck Broke” Baby in the Ergo Back Carry
Haven’t tried a back carry yet? This is how we do it:
L, M, & R