The Topponcino provides familiarity in touch (texture, warmth), and scent. It assists with gentle handling and holding and with transitions such as being held by siblings and other family members, it ensures the baby is physically supported and this is especially useful when being held by or passed to young or older members of the family or those not familiar with holding an infant.
Topponcino is typically used from birth to six to eight weeks (or more depending on the size of the infant). It is recommended that the parent/s sleep with or put the Topponcino in their bed so it takes on their homely scent. The Topponcino is then used (from birth) to securely hold and support the infant.