What are swaddle blankets used for? Do I need a swaddle blanket?

June 10, 2018

What are swaddle blankets used for? Do I need a swaddle blanket?

Another quick blog post to cover off some frequently asked questions about Swaddling...

What is a Swaddle Blanket?

Swaddle blankets are blankets designed specifically for swaddling - they are large, thin and breathable to help moderate baby’s temperature. They are usually made from muslin which makes them extremely versatile.

Do I need a swaddle blanket?

Swaddle blankets are essentially large, breathable baby blankets and can be used for almost anything. 

  1. As extra-large muslin squares or burp cloths – 100% bamboo muslin is incredibly soft and perfect for wiping delicate skin

  2. As lightweight baby blankets 

  3. As baby play mats or for tummy time – to protect your carpet from the inevitable!

  4. As cot liners and pram liners to save on changing sheets – our swaddle blankets are very soft and large enough to cover the entire cot or pram mattress

  5. As breastfeeding covers 

  6. For lining changing mats - to keep baby comfortable whilst changing

  7. As pram covers - to protect baby from the elements

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