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free pouch sling

post #1 of 20
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Hey all I got this promo code in my email and thought I would share with all of you - I ordered one of their slings on a similar promo in July of this year and they are very nice!

Pretty patterns and they seem to be well made I carried my 24lb nephew for about 30 mins no problems in September - then he got bored :P

And you can't beat free!!!!

The only thing you pay is S&H - I think mine was $12 maybe and I am in Canada

 

website is   https://www.sevenslings.com/index.php/cart

 

the promo code that you enter at checkout is - CHRISTMAS

 

Also applies for their gift sets as well the website just told me - sling, bracelet and baby leggings that match.

they also offer size exchange insurance - its 3.50 I didn't get it but I guess if you are not sure what size you would be it might be good

 

they also said you can use it as many times as you want just open a new browser every time

 

hope that helps someone out

happy babywearing!!!!!

 

oh also when I ordered it, the website gave me a promo code for a sister company for a free nursing cover so i got one of those toothumb.gif

post #2 of 20
I have 2 of these and the nurseing cover. Love them all. Make sure you measure and you'll love it.
post #3 of 20

Yeah, I saw this promotion and I jumped on it..I got the nursing cover in a really pretty pattern and a sling in a beautiful pattern. Carried my DS in it for a while and he loved it...back didn't feel bad.

 

I only got it because I can't find my stretchy peanut shell and I absolutely LOVE a little pouch sling for quick trips into places when a Moby would be a pain in the tail. I highly recommend the Moby....I learned to nurse hands free in it and so it ROCKED....but sometimes you just want to "run in and grab a couple of things" and the Moby can feel tiresome. The pocket sling is just fun for quickies and then, once they are big enough, I always switch over to the Ergo for the remainder of the childs future on my body. (I don't like the Ergo for little babies, I dont know why, but before about four months, it just doesn't feel right for me!)

 

But yeah, these items were shipped very fast, came in great shape and are very pretty. I'm extremely excited to use the udder cover...I don't know why. I usually just NIP and let my boobies fly...but I like the idea of creating more of a "cuddly cave" for a tiny baby to nurse in.

post #4 of 20

Thanks for the tip!  I ordered a sling and I'm hoping it fits.  We measured but I didn't buy the insurance because it says to return the product in two weeks and I can't really test it out properly for another six months so i hope it fits!  I also ordered the set from car seat canopy.  Merry Christmas to baby! :)

post #5 of 20

I ordered one too, can't beat $12!

 

I've never used a pouch sling (always a ring sling, wrap, mei tei or Ergo) so, It will be interesting to see how it works. I hope I measured right. Initially I went mid-hip, but looking at the sizing chart that would have been way too big given the other stats, so I opted to knock a couple cms of my measurement and go with the size that fit every other dimention and would have been equivalent to me measuring properly to the top of my hip bone.

post #6 of 20
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Originally Posted by eirual View Post

I ordered one too, can't beat $12!

 

I've never used a pouch sling (always a ring sling, wrap, mei tei or Ergo) so, It will be interesting to see how it works. I hope I measured right. Initially I went mid-hip, but looking at the sizing chart that would have been way too big given the other stats, so I opted to knock a couple cms of my measurement and go with the size that fit every other dimention and would have been equivalent to me measuring properly to the top of my hip bone.



I think you'll like having a pocket sling. I really love my ergo and Moby...but I was shocked at the usage I got out of a pocket sling with my DS last time. It just felt so much easier and quicker than the Moby for running into places and for holding him in situations where I rocked him to sleep, but my arms were tired....but I still wanted to stand there, holding him, rocking back and forth, you know? Like, visiting family for a get together, standing in my MILs kitchen. It was just really nice. It's like babywearing "light"!! lol.gif

post #7 of 20

I personally didn't like the sling from Seven Slings, but only because I feel like the material is very thin and might fall apart or rip easy.  Not sure why, I don't have big babies.  I did order a Mei Tai from Etsy last time and it's my best friend.  My 3.5 year old rides in it sometimes even.  Not that this relates to this post of ordering from Seven Slings LOL.

post #8 of 20
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Originally Posted by Tenk View Post

I personally didn't like the sling from Seven Slings, but only because I feel like the material is very thin and might fall apart or rip easy.  Not sure why, I don't have big babies.  I did order a Mei Tai from Etsy last time and it's my best friend.  My 3.5 year old rides in it sometimes even.  Not that this relates to this post of ordering from Seven Slings LOL.



I agree that the fabric is very light...but it seems well constructed and has a perfect "stretch factor" to it. The little bit of stretch is the important part.

 

The best pocket sling I ever used, was the fleece peanut shell. AMAZING pocket sling.So fleecey soft, really nice and stretchy....and not so hot as you'd think, with it being fleece.

post #9 of 20
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I agree that the fabric is very light...but it seems well constructed and has a perfect "stretch factor" to it. The little bit of stretch is the important part.

 

The best pocket sling I ever used, was the fleece peanut shell. AMAZING pocket sling.So fleecey soft, really nice and stretchy....and not so hot as you'd think, with it being fleece.



I have a really nice double layer stretchy one, but I think it's TOO stretchy and it doesn't get used much.

post #10 of 20
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I have a really nice double layer stretchy one, but I think it's TOO stretchy and it doesn't get used much.



YEah, if it's TOOOOO stretchy, you max out comfortable usage when they're like, 12 pounds! But if they are JUST right....you get a lot of nice use out of them. My peanut shells are the "leave it in the car so I know I have a sling of some sort" type slings....and that has paid off more than once! The Ergo lives in the car now, too, so I always have it, because I only use it when I'm out. But my son was in it SO much in the house for the first year or whatever of life, that I was CONSTANTLY leaving it at home accidentally, and it really saved my butt to have a pocket sling in the car.

 

Though, I've got to go back to the Moby for a second.....I don't know HOW I would have done any grocery shopping with my DS and DD both in tow, without being able to nurse him (hands free!! TEACH YOURSEVES, WOMEN!! IT ROCKS!) in the Moby. The Moby is AWESOME for the early stages. Nothing beats the Ergo, in my opinion, past the three to four month time frame...but before that, Moby is where it's at.

post #11 of 20

i bought one of the gift sets. thats pretty much the first thing ive bought for baby :)

post #12 of 20
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Originally Posted by wanderinblues View Post

i bought one of the gift sets. thats pretty much the first thing ive bought for baby :)



Aaweeeeeee!!! Teehee...how did it feel? Awesome??

 

Yeah, the pouch sling and udder cover from this same promotion were the first things I bought...and maybe the last! I have everything I need really! I didn't even realize until after I hit "complete order" or whatever...and then I was like "awwww, that's the first thing I bought for you, little bean!! It was so cute.

post #13 of 20

I got one a while back for a pregnant friend, and then I kept it for some reason. orngtongue.gif

 

I have had a bunch of slings... ring slings I made myself mostly.   I think I have two left.  I had a mei tai years ago but not long enough to use it a lot. I have had pocket slings too, and i am hoping somewhere I will dig up my fleece pocket sling. 

 

Everyone seems to have Ergos now.  I don't know if I MUST get one, or if I should save myself the money and never know what I'm missing!  Right now I'm thinking I'll keep my eyes open on craigslist...

post #14 of 20

yeah it felt awesome :) cant wait for it to get here.

post #15 of 20
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Everyone seems to have Ergos now.  I don't know if I MUST get one, or if I should save myself the money and never know what I'm missing!  Right now I'm thinking I'll keep my eyes open on craigslist...



I really like the Ergo for back carries on hikes/walking downtown, etc, but never cared for it for breastfeeding (DS sat too high, IMO, so I had to pull up a boob and he had to crank his neck down). That being said I probably didn't get the Ergo until DS was about a year old (?).

 

Could you find a local babywearing group to be able to try one out?

 

post #16 of 20
I ordered the pouch & the nursing cover in early November and have received both of them already. They're sooo cute & I think I'm going to like them, although I have no kid small enough to test drive them with! I definitely need another Moby (I gave away my other two & don't remember who I gave them to), and I need step-by-step instructions on this hands-free nursing thing! That could be lifechanging for me with four kids & an incredibly busy schedule!
post #17 of 20

Which pattern did you get, Becoming?

 

 

post #18 of 20
I got the Black Magic sling, which is black with sort of toile-ish white designs on it. The nursing cover doesn't have the name of the print anywhere on it, but it's dark brown with beige polka dots & little orangey red diamond type shapes on it.
post #19 of 20
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Originally Posted by becoming View Post

I ordered the pouch & the nursing cover in early November and have received both of them already. They're sooo cute & I think I'm going to like them, although I have no kid small enough to test drive them with! I definitely need another Moby (I gave away my other two & don't remember who I gave them to), and I need step-by-step instructions on this hands-free nursing thing! That could be lifechanging for me with four kids & an incredibly busy schedule!


You can find youtube videos, if I remember correctly, on how to nurse hands free...I'd have to have it on with a baby in it to remember, but it really is just a cradle hold, plus "on the fly" repositioning that you get used to and after a few times can do with no problem at all. It SAVED me because my son was such an intense nurser...in the store, out on walks...if he was awake and I was holding him, he wanted to be nursing!

post #20 of 20
Thread Starter 

ooh i have the black magic too its really awesome looking

 

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