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Keep little ones snuggly in these natural, sustainable and organic baby swaddles
When we became parents we knew our lives would never be the same. We’d done the birth classes, learned about breastfeeding, bathing and the basics of how to take care of a tiny human, but nothing could prepare us for the artform that is swaddling. Who knew that a simple piece of fabric could be twisted in so many different ways to essentially turn your bub into a living, breathing mini burrito. But once you master the art – and trust us when we say it’s art – you’ll most certainly want to know about the best sustainable and organic brands around. So behold our pick of the best baby wraps, free from all the nasties like synthetics and chemical softeners.
Made from a mix of super fine ethically-sourced Merino wool a (which has been proven to enhance sleep quality) and jersey, these gorgeous wraps are super luxurious. Machine washable, they can be thrown over a pram or double as a nursing cover making them versatile pieces. The set also comes with adorable booties and a beanie.
Whether you’re into prints or prefer the simplicity of plain colours, these beautiful wraps are made from GOTS-certified muslin. We love the Japanese-inspired Sakura blossom and the Australian flora-inspired Wattle and Gum. They’re soft and also wonderfully affordable, so you can stock up on a couple of spares when your favourite needs a wash. They also sell great glass bottles and BPA-free BIBS brand dummies.
Mama Maya have gorgeous organic cotton wraps in soothing pastel tones. Designed in Australia, and ethically and sustainably made in India, they come in a reusable drawstring bag, and if you buy a bundle, you’ll save on each wrap plus free delivery. And if that isn’t enough, for every swaddle sold, Mama Maya provides clean birthing kits to women in developing countries.
As well as conventional cotton muslin, Aden + Anais have a large selection of certified organic cotton wraps. Not only do they come in a huge range of prints, the sets mean you’ll always have a matching spare on hand. Soft and breathable, they can also be paired with their burp bibs and blankets.
Wee Gallery is the brainchild of a teacher and a graphic designer, who created their range of organic wraps with baby’s development in mind. Geometric shapes in black and white form the basis of all of their designs, and we also love their cuddlies and chic playmats.
GIVEAWAY; We’ve teamed up with Shleep to give you the chance to win one of two of their luxurious Merino Jersey Swaddle Sets. All the details here.
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