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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 - Poppins Double Hammock

  • Age: from walking age
  • Sling size: from size 6 - 460cm

This tying version is inspired by the Poppins Hip Carry. It is a lovely alternative for special occasions or if you prefer a single-shoulder back carrying method.

Initially, tie the basic version of the Double Hammock. Instead of bringing the second shoulder strand over the shoulder, bring it forward underneath your arm, wrap it around the first shoulder strand thus creating the typical Poppins look. Knot it under the baby’s bottom.

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Schritt 1

Step 1

Find the midpoint of your FidellaŽ babysling and place it in front of your chest.

Schritt 2

Step 2

Lead your sling back to your spine. The center of your back should be the new center of the sling.

Schritt 3

Step 3

One side of the wrap musst be longer than the other one.

Schritt 4

Step 4

Get your baby, spread out the sling across its back and make sure that the midpoint is in the middle of its neck.

Schritt 5

Step 5

Slide it over your hip, underneath your armpit, onto your back.

Schritt 6

Step 6

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

Schritt 7

Step 7

Bring the right strand forward, across your shoulder, and secure it between your knees.

Schritt 8

Step 8

Hold the left strand in your hand and surround yourself tightly with it.

Schritt 9

Step 9

Now, you can tighten the left strand edge by edge.

Schritt 10

Step 10

Then, the left-hand strand is fanned out over the right strand across your chest. The easiest way to secure it is to fix it with your chin.

Schritt 11

Step 11

Also tighten the right strand fabric edge by edge.

Schritt 12

Step 12

Bend forward, pull the left strand back and fan it out across the back of your baby, up to its neck.

Schritt 13

Step 13

Again, put the excess fabric between you & your baby's bum.

Schritt 14

Step 14

Straighten up, bring the second shoulder strand, underneath your armpit, back to your front and to your chest.

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Step 15

At this point, tighten both shoulder strands edge by edge, again.

Schritt 16

Step 16

Loop the second shoulder strand around the first, which is now over your first shoulder.

Schritt 17

Step 17

Lead both strands to your back ...

Schritt 18

Step 18

... and tie them with a double knot under your baby’s bum.

Schritt 19

Step 19

Put your baby into a spread-squat-position by pushing its legs upwards.

Schritt 20

Step 20

Fan out the strand across your breast.

Schritt 21

Step 21

After that, fan out the strand over your shoulder for a better weight distribution.

Schritt 22

Step 22

This is what the Poppins finish looks like from the front...

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Step 23

and from the side.

Schritt 24

Step 24

And from behind.

Fidella Ž wishes: Happy Babywearing!

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