We’re back! Supporting every step of your journey...Explore

Baby Sleeping Bags

Sort by:

Help Your Baby Sleep Safely and Soundly with a Sleeping Bag!

What is a baby sleeping bag?

A baby sleeping bag is a specially designed bag that helps keep your baby warm and comfortable while they sleep. Baby sleeping bags come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and materials to suit different needs. A hybrid of baby and toddler sleepwear and baby bedding, some baby sleeping sacks are even made specifically for premature babies or those with medical conditions.

Why use a baby sleeping bag?

There are many benefits to using a baby sleeping bag. Sleeping bags help your baby stay warm and cosy, which can promote longer and more restful sleep. They also prevent your baby from kicking off any baby blankets in the middle of the night, which can help them stay warm and avoid waking up cold. Additionally, sleeping bags can help reduce the risk of SIDS by keeping your baby in a supine position on their back while they are sleeping.

What should you look for in a baby sleeping bag?

When choosing a baby sleeping bag, there are several factors to consider. First, select a size that will be comfortable for your baby to sleep in. Then, choose a material that is breathable and will keep your baby warm without being too hot. Finally, select a design that you feel confident your baby will sleep soundly in.

Do you need other baby bedding if you use a baby sleeping bag?

If you use a baby sleeping bag, you may not need other bedding, such as a blanket or baby quilt. However, you may want to have a light blanket on hand in case your baby gets too warm during the night. Additionally, some parents prefer to use a sleep sack with a built-in swaddle or baby wrap for added security. The other baby bedding you will need in your baby's bassinet includes:

  • A fitted sheet designed to securely cover and fit your baby’s bassinet mattress
  • A water-resistant mattress protector.

Are baby sleeping bags safe?

Yes, baby sleeping bags are safe for babies to sleep in. However, it is important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully to ensure that your baby is properly secured in the sleeping bag. Additionally, always place your baby on their back to sleep to reduce the risk of SIDS.

When should you stop using a baby sleeping bag?

Most babies can use a sleeping bag until they are about 18 months old. However, some babies may be ready to transition to a regular blanket sooner. If your baby is rolling over or trying to sit up while in their sleeping bag, it may be time to move on to another type of bedding and or  baby and toddler sleepwear.

What other baby clothing can babies sleep in?

In addition to baby sleeping bags, there are a few other types of baby clothing that your baby may be comfortable sleeping in. These include:

  • Baby grow suits or baby body suits: These are stretchy one-piece garments, aka onesies, that zip or snap up the front. They often have built-in footies and are made from soft materials, such as cotton or fleece.
  • Pyjamas: Pyjamas are two-piece sets that include pants and a shirt. They are also typically made from materials such as cotton or fleece.

Are there other things you can put in a baby's room to help them sleep?

There are a few other items you can put in your baby’s room to help them, and you, get a decent sleep.

  • A musical mobile can help soothe your baby to sleep with a calming melody. 
  • A nightlight can also be helpful, especially if your baby is afraid of the dark.
  • Finally, a humidifier or vaporiser can help keep the air in your baby’s room moist, which can help prevent stuffiness and congestion and help them sleep soundly and peacefully!/li>