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Wrapping instructions for baby wraps and carriers

Instructions, tips and tricks all about how to wrap a baby sling. Instructions for back carry, front carry and hip carry as well.

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Information about the - Double Hammock (SWV)

  • Age: from sitting age
  • Sling size: from size 7 - 520 cm

"Saltwater" isn`t only a variation of the Double Hammock but THE possibility to use a very large baby wrap. The focus is placed on the elaborate chest pass. This finish needs a little bit more time to succeed, that`s why your toddler shouldn`t be too impatient.

+ This wrapping technique takes a lot of weight off the baby wearing person due to the chest pass and the two straps which are created. It is the perfect technique for toddlers. You can fan out the shoulder straps additionally to spread out the weight of your child optimally
- This wrapping technique takes a little bit more time. So, your baby and you should be advanced users.

Size: Base Size +1 (Size 7)
Level: Advanced
Usable: From sitting age

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Double Hammock (SWV) as a clip:

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Schritt 1

Step 1

Find the midpoint of your Fidella sling and position it in front of your chest.

Schritt 2

Step 2

Lead the fabric back to your spine. Now, the center of your back is the new center of your fabric. One side is longer than the other one.

Schritt 3

Step 3

Now, your baby comes into play: Grab your baby, spread the fabric across its back and make sure that the new center is located in the middle of its neck.

Schritt 4

Step 4

Let it slide gently over your hips underneath your armpit and onto your back.

Schritt 5

Step 5

Bring your baby into the spread-squat position while pushing the excess fabric between its bottom and knees.

Schritt 6

Step 6

Lead the right strand over your shoulder forward and hold it between your knees.

Schritt 7

Step 7

Surround yourself with the left strand and hold it tightly in your hand.

Schritt 8

Step 8

Now, you can tighten the right strap strand by strand.

Schritt 9

Step 9

Then, the left-hand strand is fanned out over the right strand and across your chest.

Schritt 10

Step 10

You can fix it under your chin.

Schritt 11

Step 11

Then, also tighten the left strand.

Schritt 12

Step 12

Now, lead this strand back and fan it out across the back of your baby up to its neck.

Schritt 13

Step 13

Put the excess fabric between you and your baby's bottom once again.

Schritt 14

Step 14

Tighten the strand again, so that the fanned out strand, covering both your chest and baby’s back, is really smooth. Start with the top edge.

Schritt 15

Step 15

Lead the strand under tension over your right shoulder, if necessary lead it again.

Schritt 16

Step 16

You have two tight strands - one in each hand. You can tighten both strands simultaniously again.

Schritt 17

Step 17

Push the right strand under the left one.

Schritt 18

Step 18

Twist both strands, positioned across your chest, under tension .

Schritt 19

Step 19

Lead them backwards underneath your shoulders, across the baby's legs, and cross the fabric strands under the bottom of your baby ...

Schritt 20

Step 20

... and bring them under the legs of your baby forward again .

Schritt 21

Step 21

Tie both ends of cloth with a double or flat knot in front of your belly OR put the ends into the opposite strand to prevent pressure on the abdomen (great for pregnant women!).

Schritt 22

Step 22

Now, squat your baby into the pouch by pushing the lower legs gently upwards.

Schritt 23

Step 23

This is how it looks like from the front....

Schritt 24

Step 24

... and from the back.

Schritt 25

Step 25

Fidella wishes you: Happy Babywearing!

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