Review: Natibaby Zinnia (yellow)

Every once in a while, I review a wrap that I ask to keep a little longer. Natibaby Zinnia from Marsupial Mamas was one of those wraps. After I spent a few weeks using this wrap with Maxine, I knew that I needed it to stick around until after I had Minerva.

This wrap was a base -4 for me which is my favorite shorty size. Zinnia is a 75% cotton 25% hemp wrap. The weave is beautiful, but makes the wrap pretty pull prone. This was the softest Natibaby that I have ever tried. With my 33 lb toddler, this wrap was comfortable.

I loved it in my go-to ruck tied under bum. After a little while it sagged some though but that is expected with a wrap with nice stretch and a 33 lb kid. With multilayer carries it was less saggy so for the most part, I stuck to short back cross carry and shepherds carry with Maxine in this.

When Minerva arrived, I pretty much wrapped her in Zinnia every single day once we got home. It was newborn perfection. Soft and smooshy while still breathable enough to go on walks outside in a disgustingly hot Virginia July.

This was pretty much the softest wrap I’ve ever tried. It reminded me slightly of the softness of tencel, but it was way softer than tencel blends. I think this wrap would be great for all wearers who don’t mind a pull prone weave. This is excellent with infants and can be comfortably used with toddlers as well especially in a multilayer carry.

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3 thoughts on “Review: Natibaby Zinnia (yellow)

  1. Megan Griffin says:

    Is it not a hemp blend? Our lending library has a hemp blend that is actually mislabeled as a linen blend (I think) but at any rate, being not broken in yet it definitely didn’t feel as soft as you described. I missed out on the original release of these so maybe there’s different blends? I’m so in love with this wrap and it looks incredible on you!

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    • Brittany says:

      Our library has natibaby stardust which is a very soft linen blend but nowhere near as soft as this one. I’m hoping they rerelease this wrap because I was blown away by how soft it was and really didn’t want to give it back at all.

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