Seeing a baby all wrapped up in a cozy warm blanket is incredibly adorable to me and I'm sure many will agree it doesn't get any cuter than that. Even though my sons are now young adults, the memory is still fresh and their blankets are tuck away for childhood memories. Cute, soft and cuddly differentiating between them can be confusing. There are several types of baby blankets, keeping in mind the purpose they serve will be helpful to all new parents.
The Receiving Blanket is a thin blanket and multifunctional with many uses. They are ideal for parent's little helpers when it comes to baby tasks like feeding, changing and cuddling. Be sure to have plenty of these on hand by the time your baby arrives. The Security Blanket will provide your baby with a feeling of safety and comfort. It's a great sleep tool for all busy Moms and Dads. This blanket is usually smaller than most with a good sensory soothing quality for cuddling. When separation anxiety kicks in especially at night, or your baby is tired and overstimulated these little blankets can help in soothing. Although you are the main source of comfort to your baby, they can also find comfort in something as simple as a blanket.
Research show babies with a sense of security grow to be a well-adjusted child. Did you know Swaddling is an ancient practice of snuggly wrapping your baby in a thin blanket? Still used today, this sleep method helps your baby sleep by feeling safe and secure. Always use safe sleep habits when swaddling your baby, its recommend to stop swaddling at two months old. Larger than the receiving blanket, the Swaddle Blanket is lightweight which allow more breathability. Crib Blankets are likely to be a bigger blanket that will stay primarily in your baby"s bed. Because most parents have multiple blankets that are dragged around all over the place, having one or two designated for the crib not only looks adorable but is also a great tool for tummy time.
We offer Baby Blankets made of a lightweight material such as thermal waffle, polyester, fleece, muslins, flannel, and more eco-friendly options such as organic cotton or bamboo. Featuring several modern and colorful designs makes it easy to find a blanket you and your baby will love. We also offer playfully quaint Baby Quilts made from the softest of materials that are comforting against your baby's delicate skin. Featuring colorful patchwork designs filled with fun patterns just like Grandma used to make.
Safety Tip: It is never recommended to place blankets or quilts in your baby's crib while sleeping. BARE is BEST.