Babies are notoriously active sleepers, kicking their covers off at the very first opportunity or waking themselves with those early startle reflexes.
An appropriate swaddle, sleep sack or sleeping bag helps to keep babies cosily contained, creating a womb-like environment and ensuring they’re warm enough to sleep as soundly as possible.
Swaddles, sleep sacks and sleeping bags for babies come with various TOG ratings. If you’re not sure what the what is, Lana’s pulled together a helpful guide to the TOG warmth-measuring system.
Ten of the best swaddles, sleep sacks and sleeping bags for babies
- Bespoke Baby Swaddle
- Aden and Anais Classic Muslin Sleeping Bag
- Summer Infant Swaddle Me Pod
- The Gro Company Groswaddle
- Baby Studio Winter Sleeping Bag
- SlumberSafe Muslin Summer Baby Sleeping Bag
- Love To Swaddle by Love To Dream
- Halo Sleep Sack
- ErgoPouch Sleep Suit Bag
- Woombie Original Swaddle
1. Bespoke Baby swaddle
Tired babies get great comfort from being swaddled – even if they squirm and fuss while you attempt to wrap them snuggly. This clever baby swaddle wrap takes all the struggle out of swaddling a newborn by using velcro tabs to hold the swaddle snug and in place throughout the night.
Designed to help make parent’s life a little easier when it comes to sleep time, this single-layer swaddle comes in a range of lovely designs, is made from 100 percent cotton, is adjustable and breathable.
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2. Aden and Anais Classic Muslin Sleeping Bag
This sweet sleeping bag (above) comes in a bunch of different prints and is designed to be worn over pyjamas to keep little ones super cosy. It’s one of our ten best swaddles, sleep sacks and sleeping bags because this brand constantly makes brilliant and practical things for babies.
3. Summer Infant Swaddle Me Pod
This zip-up swaddle (above) is designed to mimic the comfort of mother’s womb and prevent your baby’s startle reflex from waking them up. It’s made from soft, stretch cotton spandex and is as cute as it is helpful.
4. The Gro Company Groswaddle
This easy-to-use swaddle (above) is perfect for over or under-arm swaddling and is made of soft and stretchy cotton. It’s designed to keep babies warm … and help them sleep soundly. There are lots of other prints available too. An excellent choice for our best swaddles, sleep sacks and sleeping bags for babies.
5. Baby Studio Winter Sleeping Bag
This cosy sleeping bag (above) can be worn over pyjamas and still allows your child arm movement. It’s made of 100 percent cotton, reversible and is snug across the chest to provide a comforting fit.
6. SlumberSafe Muslin Summer Baby Sleeping Bag
This sleeping bag (above) is more of a summer weight style. It’s made from viscose and bamboo cotton and is designed to keep your baby at a comfortable temperature and encourage sleep.
7. Love To Swaddle by Love To Dream
This very popular swaddle (above) is designed so that babies can still access their hands, albeit through the swaddle. No wonder it makes our best swaddles, sleep sacks and sleeping bags for babies list. This one allows babies to sleep cosily with their arms and legs splayed, which its makers say is a much more natural and comfy sleeping position.
8. Halo Sleep Sack
This cleverly designed sleep sack (above) also allows babies to be swaddled with their arms up and features inbuilt silicon teethers positioned where baby’s hands go. Basically, it keeps them tucked-up and allows them to self-soothe at the same time.
9. ErgoPouch Sleep Suit Bag
This sleep suit (above) is 100 percent cotton and converts from sleeping bag to a sleep suit with individual legs. It’s perfect for cooler temperatures and its flexible design means it’s a great option for on-the-go toddlers.
10. Woombie Original Swaddle
This peanut-shaped swaddle (above) is wildly popular, allowing babies to be cosily contained and ease the tradition from the womb to the outside world. The Woombie keeps babies warm and snug, encouraging a safe and secure sleep position. It comes in a bunch of colours too!
Phew! That’s a lot of excellent cosiness for your little one. Now you just have to find the best match for a good night’s sleep.
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