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Infantino Unison series Owner's Manual

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Unison
Newborn Carrier
Owners Manual
Instructions
IMPORTANT!
KEEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE USE.
Read all instructions before assembling and using your carrier. Failure to follow
each instruction can result in serious injury or death to your baby. Keep instructions
and review them before attempting new carrying positions.
8 lbs - 25 lbs (3.6 kgs - 11.3 kgs)
Instruction manuals available in additional languages at:
Manuel disponible en français chez:
Manual disponible en español en:
www.infantino.com
This box contains: 1 - Unison
Newborn Carrier
WARNING
FALL AND SUFFOCATION HAZARD
FALL HAZARD
- Infants can fall through a wide leg opening or out of carrier.
• Adjust leg openings to fit baby's legs snugly.
• Before each use, make sure all fasteners are secure.
• Take special care when leaning or walking.
• Never bend at waist; bend at knees.
• Only use this carrier for babies between 8 lbs (3.6 kgs) and 25 lbs (11.3 kgs).
SUFFOCATION HAZARD
in this product if their face is pressed tight against your body.
• Do not strap your baby in too tight against your body.
• Allow room for head movement.
• Keep infant's face free from obstructions at all times.
WARNING
Follow instructions for use. When fastening the carrier, keep one hand on baby at all times.
This carrier is NOT intended to be used for Back Carry Position.
Baby must face toward you until he/she can hold their head upright to avoid possible neck or
back injury.
Premature infants, infants with respiratory problems, and infants under 4 months are at greatest risk
of suffocation.
Baby's face should always be visible and free from obstructions.
Be aware of your surroundings. Avoid any potential hazards or obstructions when putting baby in the
carrier and when removing baby from the carrier.
NEVER use a soft carrier when balance or mobility is impaired because of exercise, sporting activities,
drowsiness, or medical conditions. It is intended for use by adults while walking or standing only.
Your balance may be adversely affected by your movement and that of your baby.
Never use a soft carrier while engaging in activities such as cooking and cleaning which involve a
heat source or exposure to chemicals. Keep away from fire and strong heat sources while wearing
this carrier.
Never wear a soft carrier while driving or being a passenger in a motor vehicle. DO NOT use this
carrier as a child restraint in a motor vehicle. This type of carrier will not properly restrain your baby
in the event of a crash.
NEVER leave baby unattended in this carrier.
ALWAYS check to ensure that all buckles, snaps, straps, and adjustments are secure before each use.
Make sure baby is properly placed in the carrier, including leg placement, before each use.
This product is subject to wear and tear over time. Check for ripped seams, torn straps or fabric and
damaged fasteners before each use.
DO NOT use this product if deterioration or problems are detected.
NEVER lean against baby.
NEVER place more than one child in this carrier.
DO NOT wear more than one carrier at a time, ever.
DO NOT use in showers, pools, or any water environments.
- Infants under 4 months can suffocate
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  • Page 1 • DO NOT use this product if deterioration or problems are detected. Instruction manuals available in additional languages at: • NEVER lean against baby. Manuel disponible en français chez: • NEVER place more than one child in this carrier. Manual disponible en español en: www.infantino.com • DO NOT wear more than one carrier at a time, ever. • DO NOT use in showers, pools, or any water environments. This box contains: 1 - Unison Newborn Carrier ™...
  • Page 2: Helpful Hints

    Carrier Body Front: For Safe and Secure Carrying: Refer to these parts when • If you are new to babywearing or are using a new carrier style, there are definitely reading the instructions. some things you need to know before placing your baby in the carrier. Here are some Head Support Snaps important Dos and Don’ts for proper use of your carrier. Please be sure to review this manual in its entirety for all safety information. Shoulder Buckle • Practice before you start. Be sure to try out your carrier before you put baby in the first time. We recommend having another adult assist you if this is your first time using the Head Support Head Support carrier. Button and Loop • Check regularly that baby’s chin is positioned upwardly and never pressed into his/her Carrier Body chest. • Don’t overdress your baby. Your closeness and body heat along with the carrier fabric will help to keep them warm. Torso Band Buckle •...
  • Page 3 * When using this carrier in the facing-in position, you should fit it to the user before placing the baby in the carrier. NOTE: The carrier parts in bold can be found on the carrier illustrations. Start by unfastening the two Shoulder Buckles and Torso Band Buckle. The Head Support Buttons should be fastened. Find the Torso Band on either side of the Carrier Body. The lighter colored fabric should be facing Hold the carrier in front of you with the Back towards you, and the buckle should be on the Harness facing towards you and the Carrier Body outside of the band. hanging down. Make sure the Infantino logo on the Back Harness is upright and facing you. Fasten the Torso Band Buckle behind you. You will hear a “click” when the buckle is secure. Make sure the fabric band lays flat against your body without any twists. Adjust the Torso Band Strap so the band rests lightly on your body. Do not fully tighten the strap. Holding the tops of the Shoulder Straps in your The band should be slightly loose, leaving enough hands, duck under the Back Harness and place the room for baby’s body to fit between the Carrier Body...
  • Page 4: Seat Adjustment

    Pick up your baby and place him or her on your W hen the baby is properly positioned, you should be chest, facing towards you. able to tilt your head forward and kiss the top of your baby’s head. Holding baby in your right arm, use your left hand to place his or her leg through the Leg Opening To adjust the baby higher on your chest, lift the baby on your left side. slightly and pull the Shoulder Strap End tighter, first on one side, then on the other. Switch your support of baby to your left arm. With your right hand, place his or her leg through the Leg Opening on your right side. Seat Adjustment NOTE: If you prefer to start with your left arm supporting baby, simply swap left for right, and vice versa, in these instructions. The carrier seat adjusts to fit your baby’s size. Your baby should be in a seated position with his or her Bring the Carrier Body up over your baby. Make...
  • Page 5 Carrier Use for an Older Baby: Facing-Out Position Bring the Carrier Body up over your baby’s body. The Head Support should be unbuttoned and This position is for babies with head control. secured in the folded-down position. * IMPORTANT! To avoid possible injury to baby’s neck or back, your baby MUST have sufficient head control before you place baby in the Facing-Out position. Baby should be able to hold his or her head upright without assistance.
  • Page 6 Complies with safety requirements of ASTM F2236 BEFORE USING THIS CARRIER: Review and save the Instruction Manual for future reference. Please call Infantino at 1-800-840-4916 (for US or Canada) with any questions or visit our website www.infantino.com. Made in China.