Hiring a sling


What do we stock?

Oldham and Rochdale library stock over 100 slings including stretchy and woven wraps, soft structured carriers, hybrids, ring slings, meh dai, podaegi and onbuhimo. We have carriers suitable from birth to preschool in brands such as Beco, Boba, Integra, Connecta, Tula, Ergobaby, Caboo, Hanababy, Didymos, Girasol, Firespiral, Lenny Lamb and Fidella.

You can browse our inventory online check availability and reserve for collection if you know what you’re looking for otherwise pop along to a meet, have a rummage and try on before you decide.

How do I hire?

Hiring from us is easy. We loan slings at our meets or you can collect them from our homes (Shawclough/ Hathershaw) by prior arrangement. If you prefer one of us to come to you, more in-depth, private consultations are available for a small charge. Please contact us for details.

Most of our carriers cost £8 per fortnight to hire and you can keep them for as long as you like. Stretchy wraps are £10 for 8 weeks so you can borrow those when you are pregnant and practice before your baby arrives. We take cash on the day or you can reserve and pay online.

Returns are during library sessions or by prior arrangement at a mutually convenient time and location. Alternatively, the carrier may be returned by recorded post to arrive on or before the returns due date.

Do you sell slings?

We don’t retail new slings but do occasionally sell off pre-loved library stock. We also have several discount codes available from retailers should you wish to purchase after a loan. Just ask if you would like one.