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.
Now let’s look at some of the best ways to keep your little one cosy and contained.
Ten of the best swaddles, sleep sacks and sleeping bags for babies
- 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
- Ollie Swaddle
1. 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.
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2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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-sooth at the same time.
8. 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 transitions from cot to car easily.
9. 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!
10. Ollie Swaddle
This swaddle (above) cosies up your baby and mimics the feeling of being in the womb. It’s perfect for longer babies and enhances sleep quality while keeping your little one cosy.
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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