A sleeping bag is the best choice for your child when it comes to his/her safety during sleep. By using the correct sleeping bag, in terms of size and warmth grade (tog), you will ensure your child’s body temperature is just right - she will be protected from the cold and at the same time from overheating. According to the newest studies, this can also decrease the risk of the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
- The sleeping bag is a type of a cover and is used instead of blankets, sheets, comforters, quilts, etc.
- The sleeping bag can be used from birth. Our sleeping bags were designed with snap buttons underneath the armpits, which allows you to adjust the size of the armholes in order to ensure the best possible fit (sizes 0-6 Months).
- It is very important that you use a sleeveless sleeping bag to avoid the danger of overheating. Babies cannot regulate their own body temperature the way adults can because their sweat glands are still developing. A sleeveless sleeping bag will allow the air to circulate and ensure a balanced temperature.
- The correct choice of the warmth grade (thickness, tog) of a sleeping bag is influenced by the temperature in the child’s bedroom, rather than the season. You can find detailed information about choosing the right WARMTH GRADE HERE.
When reviewing the guidelines, please take into consideration that there may be cultural differences when it comes to the way parents raise their children in different countries (for example some prefer lower room temperatures than others) and if in doubt always ask your doctor.
The correct size of your child’s sleeping bag is very important for his/her safety. When choosing the right size, please take your child’s length and weight into consideration.
The child’s head should not be able to go through the neckline, so that the child does not slide down into the sleeping bag. At the same time, the neckline should not be too tight. Important: Please, do not buy a bigger sleeping bag thinking that your child will use it longer and grown into. You can find detailed information about choosing the right SIZE HERE.
General guidelines and tips for a safer sleep: It is very important for the child to sleep in his/her own bed. Avoid leaving stuffed animals, loose covers, sheets, towels, pillows as well any other kind of object that can limit the air circulation and cause heat to accumulate, as well as disrupt the airflow and compromise baby’s breathing.
One of the most important measures for a safer sleep is the position in which the baby sleeps. Place your baby to sleep on his back. There is a risk of suffocation when babies are placed on their bellies. Do not place and allow your baby to sleep in your bed. There is a high risk of heat accumulation, suffocation and other possible dangers.
There are many options for keeping baby close and safe during the night, such as a bassinet or a cradle. Co-sleeping in your own bed presents one of the greatest dangers of suffocation for newborns. If your child (12months and older) is not used to sleeping in a sleeping bag and refuses to put it on, try one of our sleeping bags with feet.
Our sleeping bags are very convenient and comfortable for little ones who are taking their first steps and are constantly turning, tossing and uncovering themselves in their sleep. The sleeping bag will keep your child warm and safe during the night while still allowing her to move around freely. Our sleeping bags with feet can also be used as regular sleeping bags when you pull the feet inside.
Our sleeping bags with feet have integrated socks which will keep your child’s feet warm and cozy in the cold winter nights.