As we discussed in Tip # 1, there are two methods for carrying your baby facing out. As a baby grows too tall to comfortably fit her arms under the shoulder straps they can go out over the shoulder straps. You can use this feature with your baby either facing baby in or facing baby out. The straps are padded for this purpose. . . . → Read More: Baby Carrier Tip #2: Baby carrier adjusts even more as baby grows taller.