The child carrier is a unique double halo harness designed with front-facing arm loops allows you to easily and safely buckle your child in place. Designed for child and adult comfort. A padded cockpit made up of soft contact surfaces and ventilated side panels for children, and a breathable mesh back panel and hip wings for adults. Cord attachment loops keep toys and pacifiers within reach and a built-in sunshade protects your child from the sun's rays, giving you peace of mind while adventuring together.
The child carrier cannot be used for children weighing less than 16 lbs. or more than 40 lbs. Do not use the child carrier if the child is less than six month and cannot sit upright unassisted.
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The child carriers will be available for check out through the “Lend & Learn Library” at First Chance for Children in Columbia, Missouri for enrolled families.
Families can check out the carrier for up to one week.
The checkout process includes signing a lending agreement and can be completed through a curbside pick up and drop off from the First Chance for Children office parking lot located at 1010 Fay Street, Columbia Missouri.
Hours for pick up and drop off include Tuesdays, 9:00am-11:00am and Thursdays, 1:00pm-3:00pm.
First Chance for Children Staff Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Individuals who live in Boone county and who have a child under the age of 5. Families must complete a First Chance for Children enrollment form.
The child carrier can not be used for children weighing less than 16 lbs. or more than 40 lbs. Do not use the child carrier if the child is less than six month and unable to sit upright unassisted.
The child carrier can be checked out for 1 week. Families can renew for an additional week if there isn’t a hold on the carrier.
Park in First Chance for Children’s office parking lot at 1010 Fay St during their checkout hours:
Tuesday from 9:00am-11:00am AND Thursday from 1:00pm-3:00pm
Text or call when you arrive and First Chance for Children will bring out the child carrier. First Chance for Children will provide some additional information on fitting the carrier as well.
If you would like a trained staff member from First Chance for Children will help fit you and your child for the carrier. Please follow all of child carrier recommendations for fit and use in the product manual.
Poco Child Carrier
Hipbelt Sizing: 26" - 48"
Torso Sizing: 15" - 21"
We ask that while it is in your possession you take good care of the child carrier so they can be enjoyed by many families. We understand though that accidents happen. If something happens to the child carrier, just let us know. We will replace the buckle or fix the carrier at no cost to you.
Please return gear in the condition you received it. If you need to clean some dirty off the child carrier please use a mild dish soap.
We will launch this program in Mid-July.
For more information, refer to the Osprey Poco Child Carrier Manual.