The combi-cotti sling

After our recap about the Playtime fair in Paris, we’ve been asked a few times what sort of sling we’re using in the above photo. I’ve written about it before, here and here, so I won’t go into much detail, but the combi cotti sling remains my favourite baby carrier for the first months! It can be used immediately from birth (with the baby laying in a pouch-like fold), the baby can sit up in it facing in or out, it can be used as a hip carrier for toddlers and is handy to have around as blankets or play mats. It’s so much easier to put on than the complex one piece slings I find. I love having my baby close to me (plus — the babies love to be in there as well). It’s also very comfortable to wear — the weight distibution of the jersey bands is really good. I have bought our combo-cotti slings from here, it’s a Dutch website but if you have questions you can send an email to this contact email.

xxx Esther


Comments (13)

February 12, 2013

I had never seen these, but they look really, really comfortable! Maybe something for next time… 😉
For our twins we used the normal long wraps, which we ended up using a LOT, even in the house. And so when they started to get a bit bigger, and it started raining more often (preventing me from doing a ‘quick wrap’ on the street if one of them lost it in the stroller), we got two manduca carriers, which I adore!
(as you can see here:

February 13, 2013

Hi, as I am about to have twins too, I am curious – were you able to carry them both at the same time or did you alternate? I can’t imagine either option very vividly, I am a bit lost as I am only “used” to having one baby at a time. 🙂
Also, the link doesn’t work.

Courtney in London
February 13, 2013

This really IS the most comfortable baby carrier. I can have Marlow in the sling for several hours and my shoulders are still okay. Where, when I have her in the Baby Bjorn, I can go about an hour before I have to take her out.
I’m so thankful to you for giving it to me when Quin was born!!! xxx

February 13, 2013

Ladies, there’s some super baby cuteness going on there! Good to see you all looking so happy and healthy x

February 17, 2013

Adorable! Where did you get that red knit hat? I am dying over how cute it is :)!

Courtney in London
February 17, 2013

The little red/pink hat is from Bonton: (Not sure if they still have it, as it was part of their A/W collection.) xx C

Sandra Steele
March 10, 2013

Hi Esther,
Thank you so much for this information! I am going to place an order online for the Tri Cotti. Just wondering what size you bought? I am a size 10-12UK and 178 tall so was thinking the Medium, rather that the small?

March 28, 2013

[…] of just the two of us. Then both babies woke at the same time, and so we strapped them into the slings and Lindsey took a few photos of the four of us (two jet-lagged mamas with their sleepy […]

March 31, 2013

I receive a combi-cotti sling but i dont know how to use it. Please help! Thank You. I am from South Africa and i dont think that we have it here yet:0)

Esther in Amsterdam
April 9, 2013

Hi Lidia, how fun to be the first person with a combo-cotti sling in South Africa! To use the sling, you wear the tubular pieces over your shoulders cross wise. Maybe you can figure it out from these images: If not, it’s best to email the above contact and ask if they have proper instructions. Good luck, and hope you enjoy the sling! xxx

May 2, 2013

thank you ester! will have a look at the link.

November 17, 2014

Hey I’m after the combi cotti how do I get one and how much for please?

February 8, 2016

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