Sling Library and Sling Hire - The Baby Sling Boutique

Welcome to the Sling Library web pages!




You can hire slings, and arrange to collect and drop off at my home in Hellingly, or you can choose to have the carrier/sling sent to you.  This option is available once you've picked your dates, and you go into the Reserve Item screen.

Please pre-pay using credit/debit card before collection; I'm sorry but I cannot accept cash at this time.


There are sessions on Zoom you can book to help select a sling, or for a fit/safety check.  These sessions are 15-20 minutes as they would be at the sling library, and there is a small charge as there would be at the sling library.  The extra benefits of doing this via Zoom (apart from not mixing any germs of course) are that you don't even need to leave your home and travel, and you have many more timeslots to choose from.

Booking for a Zoom session is via this link.


Slings for Hire

Please browse and search all the baby slings available for hire.

You can also use the Menu options to filter for the type of slings/carriers you want.

Please ask about buying any of the hire slings/carriers towards the end of your hire period if you love it, you may be able to keep the one you've tried!

Buckle-Clip Carriers (Soft-Structured Carriers/SSC)Tie-On Carriers (Meh Dai)Stretchy WrapsWoven WrapsRing Slings

Quick and easy to use, suitable for front and back carries, some also suitable for hip and forward-facing carriesHalf-way between a soft-structured carrier and a wrap. The comforts and sizing and fit of a wrap, with an easy to use pre-formed design.

Fantastic for newborns, these are soft and stretchy, moulding themselves to your shape and gently supporting your baby in the optimum position.

One-to-one support for learning to wrap is available through Zoom.

Supportive and sturdy, these are the most versatile of all baby carriers.

One-to-one support for learning to wrap is available through Zoom.

Quick and easy to use, these are best for hip carries for older babies and toddlers.  Breastfeeding is a breeze in one of these.

One-to-one support for learning to use a ring sling is available through Zoom.

Reserve and Pay for your Hire

Step One: Register on the site, and confirm you're a Pay As You Go membership type

Step Two: Choose your sling/carrier

Step Three: Reserve/Borrow your sling/carrier, picking the dates you want to hire it between, and Add to Basket.  I would recommend a 2 week period to get a proper feel for the carrier and to give yourself more opportunities to try it out.

Step Four: Select Collection or Delivery.

Step Five: Select Reserve.

Step Six: Go into My Account, Payments and Add Money for the amount of your hire.

Renewal of Hires

Step One: Log in to the site (check your emails for Welcome email, you may need to check Junk Folders).

Step Two: Find your Reservation, and Choose a New Return Date.

Step Three: Go into My Account, Payments and Add Money for the amount of your hire.

Discounted purchases at The Baby Sling Boutique

Don't forget that your hire fee for any sling that you go on to purchase (from The Baby Sling Boutique) will be deducted from the purchase price.  Carriers can be purchased using instalments, Pay After Delivery, credit/debit card, Paypal or BACS.

If you don't have the budget for a new carrier from the boutique, then do ask about purchasing a used one from the library.