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10 Best Swaddle Blankets in 2021

Updated 03-04-2021 – Lucy Walters

Even though they have escaped from the womb, babies especially newborns find it difficult to forget the comfort in the womb after birth. Therefore, they become restless if a womb-like and conducive atmosphere is not provided for them to sleep after birth. However, a swaddle blanket will not only induce a womb-like atmosphere but also create a serene and conducive atmosphere for your baby to sleep.

Just like babies, swaddle blankets are not made equal; they are made of cotton, polyester and bamboo. So the choice is yours to choose the one that will suit your baby’s comfort. Nevertheless, which are the best swaddle blankets on the market? Don’t you worry; here we’ve curated the 10 best swaddle blankets in the UK for you.

 

Best Swaddle Blanket

Little Seed 100% Organic Cotton Swaddles

Lekebaby BBG-1007BL01 Baby Newborn Swaddles

Love To Dream LTD101001GRS Baby Swaddle Blanket

1 Love To Dream LTD101001GRS Baby Swaddle Blanket

Key features:
  • Arm up design 
  • Breathable 
  • Double zippered design 
  • Machine washable
Specifications:
Material(s): cotton + elastane
Age suitability: 1-3 months
Piece(s): 1

Premium Pick

Apart from the double zipper design which makes it very easy to use, many other things will fascinate you about the Love To Dream LTD101001GRS Baby Swaddle Blanket. With this swaddle blanket, your baby will sleep comfortably without any arm pain, thanks to its arms up design. Also, your baby will be able to move its legs and hip freely. Without a doubt, this will greatly eliminate the chance of your baby developing any musculoskeletal disorder while sleeping. 

Made of cotton blended with elastane, this blanket is perpetually cool and does not overheat. Also, the elastane blend allows for a perfect and snug fit. On the other hand, the swaddle blanket is suitable for a baby with weight ranges from 3.5 kg to 6 kg. Unlike other swaddle blankets, you can use it for both male and female. And when get soiled, you can wash it thoroughly with your washing machine without losing its structure and texture. It can perfectly fit in any Moses basket or baby cot bed.

2 Lekebaby BBG-1007BL01 Baby Newborn Swaddles

Key features:
  • Easy to wash and dry 
  • Adjustable Velcro 
  • Made with pocket and two wings
  • Unisex design
Specifications:
Material(s): cotton
Age suitability: 0-3 months
Piece(s): Three

Best for value

The Lekebaby BBG-1007BL01 Baby Newborn Swaddles are yet another excellent swaddle blanket out there. These swaddle blankets are made with pocket and two wings, this duo ensures your baby remain calm and collected while in it. Each piece also contains strong Velcro straps which keep your baby firm and stable while using. You can easily adjust the Velcro strap suit your baby’s comfort.  

Another feature of these unisex swaddles is that they are loosely woven so that air can flow through them while creating an enabling environment for your baby to sleep. Even though they are loosely woven, they are durable. You can also wash them thoroughly when get soiled. And when washed, they dry quickly so you can use them on the go. With their soft feel, your baby will be sent to her dreamland within the twinkling of an eye.

3 Little Seed 100% Organic Cotton Swaddles

Key features:
  • Lightweight and breathable
  • Pesticide-free
  • Easily adjust and Self-fastening
Specifications:
Material(s): cottoncotton
Age suitability: 0-3 months
Piece(s): Three

Best overall

The Little Seed 100% Organic Cotton Swaddles are made predominantly of organic cotton with no pesticides or any harmful chemicals that irritate your baby delicate skin while fostering a womb-like environment for your baby. Besides, the cotton construction ensures that your baby remains cool and comfortable while in it. Not only that, but it is also lightweight so your baby won’t be weighed down while in it.

In the same vein, the swaddles can easily adjust so your baby can change position while in it. Their ability to adjust also makes them adapt to your baby growth, thereby making them ideal for long time use. Moreover, the swaddles arrive in 3 pieces with different designs and colour so you can always use the one that will best fit your baby. The most fascinating thing about these swaddles is the self-fastening function; this means that you don’t need to worry about the swaddles losing while using a baby is fast asleep.

You can also check out more skin-friendly blankets in our best cellular blankets review.

Key features:
  • Breathable and warm 
  • OEKO-TEX certified 
  • Lightweight
Specifications:
Material(s): cotton
Age suitability: 0-6 months
Piece(s): two

Best for safety

The Miracle Baby 100% Cotton Newborn Swaddles are what you will like to put your baby to sleep. The swaddle blankets are breathable yet cosy so your baby can drop easily during the frosty winter night. While enhancing sleep, they are very safe as it is made without harsh chemicals that may irritate your baby skin. Besides, the OEKO-TEX certificate makes them safer to use than other swaddles available out there. 

It is worth noting that these swaddle blankets are suitable for all gender, so whether you are expecting a male or female child, you can’t get it wrong with these swaddle blankets. Furthermore, the wings in these blankets can be adjusted so it will perfectly fit your big baby. The presence of a Velcro strap in them provides tight fit while your baby is rolling inside them. Finally, the swaddles are lightweight and with this, your baby can count on dreamy comfort.

5 SwaddleMe Original Grey Star Swaddle Bag

Key features:
  • Easy-open leg pouch 
  • Soft feel 
  • Hold up to 18 lbs 
  • Adjustable fabric wing
Specifications:
Material(s): cotton
Age suitability: 4-6 months
Piece(s): 1

Best for comfort

Is your baby than bigger than average, and you are looking for one of the best swaddle blankets that can fit her? If yes, then you can consider getting the SwaddleMe Original Grey Star Swaddle Bag. The swaddle weighs 133 grams with a dimension of 21.8 x 2 x 14.5 cm that makes it very easy to hold a baby that is bigger than average. Despite its lightweight, it can hold weight up to 18 lbs without any hitch. The swaddle is also made cotton with a soft feel that will provide additional comfort for your baby amid tension and anxiety. 

The presence of adjustable wings means your baby is wrapped in a comfy and befitting swaddle. Besides, it features a hook and loop closure for a more tight fit. Moreover, its leg pouch easily opens so you can quickly change your baby wet nappy while she is sleeping.

6 Tiny Chipmunk 100% Bamboo Baby Swaddle Blanket

Key features:
  • Extra-large
  • Soft and breathable
  • Hypoallergenic and Anti-bacteria
  • Versatile
Specifications:
Material(s): Bamboo
Age suitability: Not specified
Piece(s): 1

Best for an allergy sufferer

With its extra-large size, the Tiny Chipmunk 100% Bamboo Baby Swaddle Blanket will provide a haven for both slim and big baby. Its extra-large size enables you to use it for other purposes. So besides being a swaddle blanket, you can also use it as a pram blanket, burp cloth, nursing cover, sunshade, comforter and lots more. Owing to its bamboo construction, you can use it for your baby that is an allergy sufferer. The bamboo construction also gives it the strength to repel harmful bacteria that may pose a serious health risk to your baby while sleeping in it.

Furthermore, this swaddle blanket is breathable; this ensures that build up heat inside the blanket are eliminate and thus leaving your baby cool from head to the toes. The swaddle will also give your baby the deserving soft hug and as well reduce any sign of startle reflex while in it.

7 MioRico BLAN2-SUKUS Newborn Swaddle Blankets

Key features:
  • Good moisture absorption 
  • Super soft 
  • Non-allergic 
  • Multifunctional
Specifications:
Material(s): cotton
Age suitability: 0-3 months
Piece(s): 2

Best for all season

The MioRico BLAN2-SUKUS Newborn Swaddle Blankets are the only way to send your newborn into her dream. This is because the swaddle blanket possesses everything that can prevent your baby from sleeplessness. Foremost, the swaddles have two-layer fabrics with both warm and cool function, so whether it is summer or winter, your baby will sleep comfortably. Secondly, the swaddles ensure your baby’s legs are free enough to move. And you can choose to wear it for your baby in two different ways.

Moreover, the swaddles are made with a soft adjustable Velcro strap which makes it fit perfectly into all babies. Interestingly, the swaddles are non-allergic and are made soft so they can form a cushion around your baby’s body. The swaddles are also shrinking and pilling resistant so you can easily wash it without losing its efficacy. Another intriguing thing about these swaddles is their ability to absorb moisture. Therefore, when washed, you can rest assured that they will dry in no time. Thanks to their multifunctional design, you can use them as sleeping bag, pyjamas, clothes, bath towel and much more.

8 SleepingBaby Goodnight Moon Zippy Swaddle

Key features:
  • Breathable and cosy
  • Unisex design
  • Zippered design
Specifications:
Material(s): cotton
Age suitability: 0-3 months
Piece(s): 1

Best for all gender

The SleepingBaby Goodnight Moon Zippy Swaddle is ideal for a newborn. And it can support weight up to 18 lbs. The swaddle blanket is made of cotton with a zippered design that enables you to change your baby nappy while sleeping. The swaddle blanket will leave your baby cosy yet comfy during the winter. Its breathability also ensures heats are eliminated so your baby can snug like a bug in the rug during the summer. 

You can wash this swaddle blanket from the inside out to ensure your baby is sleeping on a healthy and safe blanket. Not only that but also its unisex design make it the ideal swaddle blanket for all and sundry. At 160 gram, the swaddle blanket is light on every baby’s body. And besides this small/medium size, the swaddle blanket is also available in medium/large size, so the choice is yours to choose the one that will help actualize your goal.

9 XingYue Direct Newborn Baby Swaddle Blanket

Key features:
  • Multifunctional
  • Includes hood
  • Highly adjustable
  • Skin-friendly
Specifications:
Material(s): acylic fibre + polyester + cotton
Age suitability: 0-6 months
Piece(s): One

Best zippered

The XingYue Direct Newborn Baby Swaddle Blanket is a wonderful product from perhaps a less popular brand. Even though the blanket is made of acrylic fibre with polyester and cotton lining, the swaddle blanket is breathable. Besides, there is a zip at the front of the swaddle so you can easily unzip it to enhance optimum ventilation. Therefore, there is no room for any unfriendly heat with this blanket. The swaddle blanket provides warmth during the winter. Moreover, the swaddle blanket will create a womb-like environment right from the head to the toes; this is as a result of the hood in it. Thankfully, the hood is made with a zip so that you can use the swaddle with or without a hood.  

Just in case you need to change your baby’s nappy while sleeping, there are two zips at the bottom which you can unzip to achieve your goal. Lastly, besides being a swaddle blanket, you can also use it as a baby stroller warp, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, baby crib wrap and lots more. Despite its high functionality, it is skin-friendly so you can rest assured of your baby’s safety while sleeping in it.

10 Yinuoday Newborn White Baby Swaddle Blanket

Key features:
  • Made with hood
  • Cosy and warm
  • Unisex and hand washable
  • Hook and loop closure
Specifications:
Material(s): cashmere + polyester + cotton
Age suitability: 0-6 months
Piece(s): One

Best for winter

The Bear appearance with the hooded design of the Yinuoday Newborn White Baby Swaddle Blanket is enough to sway your attention from other swaddle blankets on the market. Its cashmere construction with polyester and cotton blend work in synergy with the hood to leave your baby feeling warm all day. Moreover, the swaddle blanket is ideal for babies within the age of 0-6 months. And its white finish will leave your baby stunning and eye-catching while sleeping. Besides this fantastic white finish, you can also choose from other cool colours such as yellow, tiger strips and lots more.

Despite its bear-like appearance, it weighs just 160 gram so your baby will feel burdened while on it. And you can also wash it thoroughly with your hand in case your baby wee-wee and pooh-pooh in it. With its two separate legs plus the soft wing on both sides of the swaddle, your baby will remain calm and collected while on it. The unisex swaddle blanket is also equipped with hook and loop closure which make it very easy to adjust to your desired size. Plus, the swaddle blanket is cost-effective as you can use it as a ribbed wrap, blanket, sleeping bag and lots more.

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