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What to do if the backpack carrier doesn’t feel right?

What to do if the backpack carrier doesn’t feel right?

May 31, 2018

Your toddler subconsciously controls the weight you carry, so it is even more important that the backpack feels right. These are the most common problems.

My shoulders are sore

Tighten up the hip belt and release shoulder straps a bit, so more weight rests on your hips.

Baby Hiking Backpack - hip belt and shoulder straps

The carrier pulls me backwards

Tighten up the load lifters. If the backpack still pulls, then slightly tighten up the shoulder straps.

Baby Hiking Backpack - load lifters

The carrier bumps my bottom

Shorten the torso length. One loop can be enough.

Baby Hiking Backpack - torso length

My chest feels compressed

Release the sternum strap. It should not be tight.

Baby Hiking Backpack - sternum straps

I feel too much weight on my lower back

Extend the torso length, the hip belt most likely doesn’t sit on your hip bones, but a bit higher.

Baby Hiking Backpack - torso length adjustment

The following page will help you with the adjustments. - How to fit Panda Carrier




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