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 - Wrap Cross Carry

  • Age: from birth
  • Sling size: from size 6 - 460cm

Already suitable for newborns. Your baby is particularly well supported by the three fabric panels that can be drawn up to its ears.
The weight is distributed evenly, relieving your back if you are carrying older, higher weighted children.

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Wrap Cross Carry as a clip:

Step-by-step:

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Der erste Schritt

Step 1

Take the unfolded Fidella sling, place it flat at the center marker around your belly and gather it a litle bit together, so that a "pouch" is created. Make sure, that both edges are facing backwards

Der zweite Schritt

Step 2

Run both strands behind your back and in front of your shoulders, forming a "cross" pattern on your back.

Der dritte Schritt

Step 3

Both strands fall loosely over your shoulders and over the previously formed "pouch".

Der vierte Schritt

Step 4

Pull at the upper edge of the "pouch" to extend it for the baby.

Der fünfte Schritt

Step 5

Seat your baby sideways into the pouch. Make sure to support your baby's back. Pull both of your baby’s legs gently through the legholes - one after another. Your baby should sit in the anatomically correct spread-squat-position.

Der sechste Schritt

Step 6

Gather the upper edge of the pouch together, so that the baby's head remains free. Secure your baby with your free hand.

Der siebte Schritt

Step 7

Pull both ends a little apart over your shoulders. Both shoulders are completely covered with fabric, now.

Der achte Schritt

Step 8

Grab both strands hanging over your shoulders seperately and....

Der neunte Schritt

Step 9

...gather both ends below the pouch together.

Der zehnte Schritt

Step 10

Bring both ends over your hips to your back.

Der elfte Schritt

Step 11

Tie them as a cross above your hip at your back.

Der zwölfte Schritt

Step 12

This is how it looks like from the side.

Der dreizehnte Schritt

Step 13

If your toddler is older and larger you can fan out the sling for getting a better weight distribution.

Fan out both straps over the back of your child..

Der vierzehnte Schritt

Step 14

Do the same with both strands lying on your shoulders to support the head of the baby.

Fidella wishes you: Happy Babywearing!

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