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Frequent Questions

  • What age can I use a Sleepy Nico Carrier from?

    Sleepy Nico Baby Carriers are suitable for your baby as soon as they have good head control, from around 3-4 months.
  • What weight child are they suitable for?

    From 3.5kg - 15kg
  • Are they safety tested?

    The design and construction of the Sleepy Nico carrier conform to BS EN 13209-2:2005.
  • How do I find the instructions and Safety Guidelines?

    Click the icon to open a PDF of our full safety instructions
  • Can I order a Sleepy Nico Carrier made to my specifications?

    We can offer you a bespoke service using a fabric of your choice, please contact us by email. Sleepy Nico are unable to tailor the sizes of straps/waistband at this time.
  • Are Sleepy Nico Carriers machine washable?

    • Spot cleaning with warm soapy water is preferred.
    • Only machine wash when necessary - clip all the buckles together first and ensure velcro is fastened down.
    • Machine wash using a gentle cycle at 30 degrees C and use a mild detergent.
    • Don't tumble dry.
    • Dry hanging up in a well ventilated room.
    • Don't use bleach.
    • Iron on reverse.
  • I would like to try a Sleepy Nico Carrier before I buy one, can I do this?

    This is a really sensible idea, not all babies (or parents) are the same and it is worth finding what suits you both. Many UK Sling Libraries have a Sleepy Nico carrier available for hire. To find your local sling library and other resources in your area visit or please contact us and we wil do our best to help.
  • Where can I buy Sleepy Nico carriers from?

    Sleepy Nico baby and toddler carriers are available from our website at We stock the new season's collection, favourites from previous collections and Limited Edition carriers. We also have a select group of stockists in the UK and Ireland.
  • How do I contact Sleepy Nico?

    Email us:
    Call us: +44 7400 637000