Original Topponcino

The Topponcino Company

The #1 Most Recommended Montessori Baby Item!

The Topponcino's® unique oval shape "tacos" your baby, providing essential head, neck, and body support while holding, handling, and feeding. Its multi-layered design holds heat as well as your family’s scent, giving your little one a small sanctuary of coziness in their new big world.

  • Based on Dr. Maria Montessori’s original 1940’s design.
  • Professionally crafted to the standards laid out by the official Montessori Assistants to Infancy course.
  • Made of finely brushed, French-cotton twill creating a rare blend of softness and durability.
  • Made of 100% natural cotton.
  • Meets or exceeds US safety standards (CPSC) for babies 0-3 years old.
  • For ages 0-6+ months.
  • Includes 1 cover and 1 pillow insert.

Note: Nursing pillows and baby lounging products are for adult-supervised awake time only and not for sleep.

  • Measuring 24”x16”x1”
  • Made of 100% natural cotton.
  • The Topponcino meets or exceeds US safety standards for infants 0-3 years old.


This product is designed and manufactured by The Topponcino Company and meets or exceeds US-safety standards (CPSC) for babies 0-3 years old.

As recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), NEVER use any baby lounger or support pillow as a sleep device. NEVER use any baby lounger or support pillow unsupervised.

Use the Topponcino for actively engaging with your baby during supervised holding, lounging or tummy time. It is important to be in the same room and supervising your baby when using the Topponcino. During the night, use safe crib practices and do not use your Topponcino in, or in place of a crib. Never leave your baby unsupervised. Never use in a crib or other sleep device. Never place on soft or uneven surfaces. Baby loungers and support pillows should not be used as co sleeping devices. The safest place for a baby to sleep overnight is in a crib with a fitted sheet.

Please contact us with ANY questions you may have before using a Topponcino.

You're expecting a new baby soon and don't have time to wait on us, which is why we offer FAST & FREE shipping to anywhere in Canada.

Most orders ship out within 1-3 business days (excluding holidays).

Estimated delivery dates will be shown at checkout.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused, in the same condition that you received it and in the original packaging.

We will not accept refunds on opened or used products.

All returns on shipped items will be also charged a 10% restocking fee.

You have 15 calendar days to return an item from the date you received it.

You are also responsible for paying for, and arranging, return shipping to us.

  1. Cover: It gets softer over time! But it could also shrink if washed or dried with too much heat. Machine wash cold with like colors. Tumble Dry Low.
  2. Insert: The internal batting is 100% cotton and is designed to trap heat and smells. It will also bunch up if washed in a machine. Spot clean by hand as needed with a damp white washcloth. Lay flat to dry.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the Topponcino come with a cover?

Yes! All our Topponcinos come with a removable cover and an insert pillow.

What age is the Topponcino meant for?

Most families use the Topponcino as a cuddling and support pillow for the first 3-4 months. After that, they will use it as a "tummy time" play mat until their baby is 6+ months.

When will I receive my order?

Most orders ship out within 1-3 business days (excluding holidays).

"The baby finds security and a familiar scent - their scent and the scent of their parents, siblings, and family - in this thin cushion. It prevents overstimulation when handled by family and friends...Parents using the Topponcino say they take it everywhere."

The Montessori Baby
By Simone Davies and Junnifa Uzodike