A swaddle is a type of super-soft blanket used to snugly and securely wrap a newborn. They've been used to comfort and calm infants for thousands of years and are usually made of muslin which provides superior breathability and mimics the feeling of being in the womb. But that's not all, discover six versatile ways you can use your swaddle... all helping to make life that little bit easier!
1. Burp Cloth
With its generous size, all aden + anais swaddles can moonlight as a burp cloth that offers maximum coverage. The breathable, soft fabric keeps your little one comfortable for as long as it takes you to get the elusive burp! Keep it on hand to wipe up spills and spit ups or stow it in your car for untimely accidents.
2. Tummy Time Blanket
Tummy time isn't all about fun, though it's bound to bring big smiles. Turn your carpet into a baby-proof zone for strength building and muscle toning with a swaddle blanket. Big enough to accommodate exploratory rolls and soft enough to comfort delicate skin, a breathable swaddle blanket is the perfect place for mini muscles to get an impromptu workout.
3. Nursing Cover
Thanks to its open weave, our breathable muslin prevents baby (and mum) from overheating while nursing. Create a private, comfortable space for just the two of you, no matter where you are. Don't forget to pack your swaddle for on-the-go feedings and get ready to introduce your baby to the world.
4. Pushchair Cover
Whether you're creating a shady oasis or a stimulation-free space for a midday slumber, all aden + anais swaddles are made from breathable muslin prefect for creating the optimal sleeping den for your baby. Its open weave allows for optimal airflow, keeping baby comfy while nestled in a covered stroller.
5. Changing Table Cover
Enhance your changing table with a swaddle and create an inviting place for a messy task. These muslin swaddles are not only durable, they get even softer with each wash, providing a cushy spot for delicate bottoms.
Replicating the enveloping warmth of the womb, it is said that swaddling creates a familiar environment to baby, helping them feel secure and cosy. Babies feel safe when they're swaddled meaning little ones are more likely to sleep longer and more soundly.