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Stretchy wrap - changing the height of the cross

(8 Posts)
ellangirl Wed 23-Jan-13 06:34:04

When you pull the fabric over baby's shoulder and under bum, you have to give it a good pull to take up slack. I sort of pull up first otherwise panel across middle is too loose. Also, hold baby up in position you want then to end in before you wrap. I love tying this way because I can get a snug fit.

RedKites Tue 22-Jan-13 22:04:51

Thanks, I have given that a couple of gos, and so far he has ended up too low - but I suspect I just need to tie it a little tighter so I will try again. And tying it around him was less scary/difficult than I expected (aside from not having got it quite right yet), so that was a nice discovery too.

ellangirl Mon 21-Jan-13 17:50:30

Look at moby website, it has instructions for kangaroo hold which I use- it's easier to adjust because you finish tying it after baby is in.'i find it easier for my 13 week old dd

RedKites Fri 18-Jan-13 05:36:17

His feet are out, I imagine that makes him lower if anything?

needsadviceplease Thu 17-Jan-13 21:29:42

Are you putting his feet out, or still froggied?

RedKites Thu 17-Jan-13 17:20:00

Thanks, I think I understand what you mean, but I've been pre-tying the wrap before putting him in (it's a stretchy wrap). But I might try some bouncing anyway - at the very least it'll probably amuse him grin

Indifference Sun 13-Jan-13 22:42:28

Maybe try bouncing. Once you've got him in and before you secure by tying, have a BIG bounce so gravity pulls him down a little and then tie. That way the wrap should still be holding him onto you tightly but he's a little lower.

Its reallly hard to explain through type, I can show you anytime!! Maybe get yourself to a sling meet/sling library for some hands on help?

RedKites Thu 10-Jan-13 17:41:43

I have been using a stretchy wrap with 12wo DS2. He is quite long, and I think he's probably a little bit too high up now, but if I try to tie it so that the front cross is lower down, it seems to just end up too loose. Does anyone have any tips or suggestions? Thanks again.

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