Free Sling Hire!

Oxytosling is a project to aid those struggling with the effects of Covid-19. Hire a sling for free, for up to three months.

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Founded by parents and run by volunteers, every penny is reinvested to support vulnerable families. Turning ethical full circle, you'll feel great shopping with us!

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How to hire:

1: Click ‘create account’ below.

2: Sign user and hire agreement

3: Place your reservation

4: Collect when ready from The PoD at DE1 2LH

If you would like a postal hire, please add this as a note on your account and we will contact you. Nappy kits cost £30 to be delivered to your door and collected from your address upon the end of your hire. Slings can be sent via the post office at your own cost and MUST be 2nd class signed for.

Need help?

There are so many! And everyone has their favourite, but which will be yours? Speak to our trained consultants today and we’ll help you work out which may suit you best.

Have a question?

We have some frequently asked questions about hiring, babywearing and cloth nappies on our FAQ page.

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