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Natibaby Rosetta Navy

Brand Name:  Natibaby Wrap Name: Rosetta Navy (Rosetta Navy is sold out, but we do have Rosetta Amethyst  which should be similar)  Reviewed by: Sara Stobart Size of Wrap: 7 Fabric Content: 60% Cotton, 40% Silk How long has this wrap been  used by you? 2 weeks What size is the wrappee? 13 months, 20lbs, 32 inches What were/are the exact measurements (ex: Length & Width): Pre-Wash: 520 cm x 65cm Post-Wash: 512cm x 64cm What was the weight of the wrap (ex: g/m^2): Pre-Wash: n/a Post-Wash: n/a What is the thickness of this wrap? I’d say this wrap is on the thinner side. Does it have cush? This wrap is very moldable. Like putty in your hands. The passes glide ever so smoothly and fit your body like a snug, but soft, old t-shirt. It is not necessarily cushy but definitely soft and moldable. How does it feel on your shoulders? Not at all diggy. Supportive. Strong.

Natibaby Argyle Blue

Brand Name: Natibaby Wrap Name: Marsupial Mamas Exclusive Argyle Blue Reviewed by: Sara Stobart Size of Wrap: 6 Fabric Content: 50% Cotton, 50% Hemp How long has this wrap been used by you? 3 weeks What size is the wrappee? 14 months, 29 in, 20lbs What is the thickness of this wrap? Thick! Does it have cush? Yes! Argyle is super cushy, bouncy, springy! It absorbed impact like shocks on a car. When it arrived to me it felt somewhat like a two by four in hand and I have to admit, I was quite hesitant to see its wrapping qualities. After a hot wash, tumble dry and steam iron, this baby softened up a great deal. While I still wouldn’t describe it as super moldable post-wash, it definitely relaxed enough to be deemed CUSHY! How does it feel on your shoulders? Incredibly supportive. Secure. Firm. How much diagonal stretch does the wrap have? Just a bit of stretch. How supportive did you

A Tale of Two Giras

Brand Name: Girasol Wrap Name: Earth Rainbow  Standard Weave vs. Boy or Girl Thick Weave Reviewed by: Sara Stobart Size of Wrap: 4 Fabric Content: 100% Cotton How long has this wrap been used by you? 1 week What size is the wrappee? 14 months, 29 in, 20lbs What is the thickness of this wrap? Medium, the second was thick for a Gira Does it have cush? I found both weaves to be really easy to wrap with, but the standard weave was not at all cushy or comfortable with my toddler. The thicker weave didn’t feel soft and moldable straight out of the bag like a typical Gira, but I had no problem wrapping tightly to my body. DS napped in a double hammock tied at shoulder for a good hour, maybe longer, and that boy did not budge. I’m talking plastered to my back solid. And he’s a wiggly toddler. I think from now on I’ll just call the thicker weave the toddler-tamer. Seriously. I think with some breaking in, t

Natibaby Rainbow Song with Hemp

Brand Name: Natibaby Wrap Name:  Rainbow Song with Hemp Reviewed by: Nina Naus Size of Wrap: 6 Fabric Content: 60% Cotton,  40% Hemp How long has this wrap been used by you? 4-5 weeks What size is the wrappee? 23lbs, 28-19 inches, 14 months old What were/are the exact measurements (ex: Length & Width):   (This may vary by brand as some brands prewash their tester wraps before being sent out)  Pre-Wash: Did not have it pre-wash Post-Wash: 190 inches, 4.8m long 27 inches wide What is the thickness of this wrap? Medium thin Does it have cush? Rainbow song is a solid wrap. It is on the thinner side, but has a lot of cush after a good steam iron. It easily molds to the wrapper and wrapee. How does it feel on your shoulders? I love how this wrap felt on my shoulders. It was moldable and cushy. Therefore, it was comfortable in any carry that I tried. How much diagonal stretch does the

Natibaby Rainbow Song with Linen

Brand Name: Natibaby Wrap Name:  Rainbow Song with Linen Reviewed by: Nina Naus Size of Wrap: 6 Fabric Content: 60% Cotton,  40% Linen How long has this wrap been used by you? 4-5 weeks What size is the wrappee? 23lbs, 28-19 inches, 14 months old What is the thickness of this wrap? Thin Does it have cush? Rainbow song is a solid wrap, but it does not have cush because it is a thin wrap. How does it feel on your shoulders? Let me start by saying I have very picky shoulders. I had a difficult time getting this wrap comfortable on my shoulders without sandwiching it. However, it felt best in a double hammock with sandwiched shoulders and doubled up chest pass. How much diagonal stretch does the wrap have? Little to no stretch for this wrap. How supportive did you find it in a single layer carry? Ruck carry was very easy to get into place with this wrap. My little is not very

Danu Slings Lissadell-Markievicz

Brand Name: Danu Wrap Name:  Lissadell - Markievicz Reviewed by: Tressa Smith Size of Wrap: 5 Fabric Content: 57% Irish Linen 43% Cotton How long has this wrap been used by you? 9 days What size is the wrappee? 4.5 months, 15 lbs 8 oz, just over 25 inches / 3.5 years, 31 pounds, 3 feet 3 inches (39 inches) What were/are the exact measurements (ex: Length & Width): Pre-Wash: unknown Post-Wash: 4.50m, .67m(26.5 in) What was the weight of the wrap (ex: g/m^2): Pre-Wash: 278 g/m2 from Danu Slings page Post-Wash: 345 g/m2 What is the thickness of this wrap? Medium but dense so don’t let the g/m2 scare you. Does it have cush? It is not marshmellowy but does have cush. The density of the weave and the width of the wrap provided a cushiness.  How does it feel on your shoulders? Cushy with both the baby and the toddler. No diggyness at all. How much diagonal stretch does the wrap have? D

Dolly Slings

  "Children are great imitators, so give them something great to imitate" Does your little one wear their doll or stuffed animal?   Today through Friday, our Doll Slings are all on sale for $50 each! You'll find them in our store here These make wonderful gift ideas as well! Feel free to share your photos in the comments!  

Natibaby Starry Night

Brand Name: Natibaby Wrap Name: Starry Night Reviewed by: Nina Naus Size of Wrap: 4 Fabric Content: 60% Linen,  40% Cotton How long has this wrap been used by you? 4-5 weeks What size is the wrappee? 23lbs, 28-19 inches, 14 months old What is the thickness of this wrap? Thick before breaking in. After initial wash and steam iron it is medium thickness. Does it have cush? This wrap has so much cush. It is mashmallowy and OMG that stretch! This seemed like it was going to be a very thick wrap and difficult to break in. Oh… was I wrong!!! It became floppy and molded right to me and baby with any carry we tried. How does it feel on your shoulders? This wrap was perfect on my shoulders. It seemed as though the baby was not even on my back. The wrap appears to be beastly, but is so soft and cushy on the shoulder after a short breaking in period. How much diagonal stretch does the wrap have?

Marsupial Mamas Newest Exclusive: Milori

"Yet past the Summer Meadow and beyond the Autumn Wood, Lies an icy land of secrets; a world misunderstood.  But if your mind is open and your heart just has to know, Your wings can take you farther than you ever thought you’d go.”   Secret of the Wings Milori A twist on the traditional chevron pattern,  Milori is done in a rich shade of teal and is 100% Cotton