Find out whether a sleeping bag would work better than other baby bedding for you, and how to buy the right one for your baby or toddler.
A baby or toddler sleeping bag is a vest that extends into a soft bag-like bottom that your baby sleeps in. Sleeping bags are usually fastened using a zip that runs the full length of the bag, either down the middle or along the side. Some also fasten with poppers. Most parents start using them when their baby is a few weeks or months old.
Available in different togs, or thicknesses, for the different seasons, they’re designed to keep your child snug and warm and avoid the problem of kicking off the covers and getting cold. The FSID (Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths) recommends sleeping bags as a safe alternative to sheets and blankets that can cover your baby’s head.
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