Dad’s hilarious instructional video on how to hold a baby

This dad has perfected the art of baby holding – and can demonstrate 17 different holds – each with a more ridiculous name than the last. 

From the ‘standard shoulder hold’ to the more advanced ‘bird on a wire’, New Zealand dad Jordan Watson has managed to give a moniker to every awkward baby hold imaginable.

We’ve all done them, while trying to juggle a baby and complete another task – watch below to see if your preferred baby hold makes the cut.

And if you thought the video was pretty amusing, take a minute to scroll through the comments for some nuggets of gold. Like Jordan advising a dad with twins on the way, who pleads for a crash course in the double-hold for advanced users, to “just watch the video twice”.

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