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Girl Dad Hacks for Mastering the Art of Baby Wrapping

To become a Girl Dad is to embrace every aspect of it, and that includes learning the art of baby wrapping! Baby wraps are practical, not only does it come in handy and easy to use but it is also a nice substitute for a baby carrier. Now you can do all the extra work for your Girl Mom and at the same time, spend some time with your little cargo, hands-free! But in a nurturing way. Explore more of the hacks and tips below to be able to maximize your time without compromising your baby’s deep slumber.

1. Wrap Vocabulary 101: To be able to be good at where you are, you always start with the basics, and learn the terminologies on “rails”, “passes”, and ”knots” to make your learning more efficient. Knowing the basics gives you confidence and ensures your baby’s safety while curled up on your chest.

2. Repetition is the Mother of Skill! Don’t be hard on yourself if you’re not able to get all the knots and tying on your first try, this may seem easy but you won’t be risking putting your little cocoon in a loose wrap, right? Go practice with a stuffed toy and be comfortable first in using it so you won’t get nervous trying it on your baby for the first time! Explore different styles in case one won’t work out for your precious little angel!

3. Master your go-to wrap! Begin with the basic front carry like the Front Wrap Cross Carry (FWCC) before proceeding with the advanced wraps, this will serve as your foundation moving forward. Once comfortable with the baby wraps, you can try to make use of the Double Hammock back carry for an advanced, but secure carrying option. This is good for longer baby-wearing sessions and also supports more freedom of movement. So your baby can still enjoy and have her fun time while on your back.

4. Time to put some layers. During cold weather, make sure to put extra clothing on your babies before wrapping them, this allows them to have an extra layer of protection against low temperatures. Also helps to prevent waking them up when they are already fast asleep.

5. Transitioning to Hip Carries: Once your baby has neck control, experiment with hip carries for a different perspective and allow more interaction. Hip carries are versatile and offer a great view for your babies as they become more curious about their surroundings.

6. Connect within the Community: Join local or online baby wearing communities to connect with other parents. Listen to experiences they share, ask questions, and learn from a supportive network. Being part of a community provides valuable insights and a sense of camaraderie. You never know, they can also provide tips that will be most beneficial to you!

Being able to master the wrap techniques doesn’t happen overnight, but with these Girl Dad hacks, you’ll find yourself embracing the world of baby wearing with confidence and joy. From mastering the basics to experimenting with different wraps, each experience contributes to the beautiful journey of parenting! Check out this best-seller Moby wrap at Walmart! 

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