Baby bedding | how to choose your baby bedding
  
Grobags
In this article

Grobags


Grobags can provide a convenient alternative to layers and are less restrictive than swaddles can be. They also prevent the baby from kicking off blankets and needing to be re-tucked in if the weather is cooler.

They are essentially a baby "sleeping bag" with arm holes which prevent the baby from slipping down inside the bag.

They can be used to newborns (though aren't often recommended unless there's no chance of the baby slipping down into the bag) but are growing in popularity for older babies.

The Devon-based grobag® company work to ensure safety and follow guidelines on nursery temperatures. They also work in collaboration with FSID to a provide safe sleeping option for babies and they're the only baby sleeping bag that FSID endorse (though they don't recommend them any higher than layering - it's for parents to decide).

They come in various Togs which indicate how warm they'll be. For this reason you'll need different versions depending on the season and the age of your child.

"Mums love them." says midwife Sue MacDonald but warns that it's still important to ensure babies are not getting overheated and to check that you have the right Tog.

Prices start at £18.39 direct from grobag.


Parenting Editor
25/05/2012
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
The Ultimate To Do List: The Top 100 Things To Do In Your LifetimeThe Ultimate Hair Trends For Spring/Summer 2015
Fashion Trends 2015: The Details You Can't Miss!The Hottest Street Style Looks At New York Fashion Week
Latest… 19/12/2014
Parenting News
Guides
Videos
The Most Awkward Baby Photos Of All Time
12 Ways Grandparents Undermine Your Parenting
Kourtney Kardashian Explains Why Being Naked And Pregnant IS Sexy
Giving Birth At Home Is A 'Safer' Option For Mums-To-Be
All Parenting news
Weight gain during pregnancy
Very Early Signs Of Pregnancy | First Signs Of Pregnancy
Drinking alcohol during pregnancy: The effects on your baby
First signs of teething: How to spot and soothe
See all Parenting guides
Child immunisation - Dr Miriam Stoppard tells us what she thinks
See all Parenting videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...