Seeing babies sleep cozily throughout the night is often a dream for most parents. However, now this dream can be brought to reality, with the development of sleeping bags toddler. Not only do these bags keep the babies warm during winters, but babies can also breathe easily due to the cotton material.
It is possible to control temperatures within the sleeping bag winter, to provide ideal conditions for sleep. Companies recommend keeping the room temperature between 68 degrees to 74 degrees. For cold conditions, toddlers can be dressed in pajamas, with a body suit under these.
Babies must be sleeping on their back sides, for safety purposes. In the past, heavy blankets were used to cover them, which often resulted in them getting suffocated during sleep. This has led to the occurrence of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), whereby many parents do not realize the real reason behind deaths. To protect the little ones from SIDS, sleeping bags toddler have been recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
By using the light shoulder snaps and zipper, babies can easily be slipped into these bags, even when they are sleeping. Some of the zippers also have a "Glow in the dark" feature, so that these can be seen without having to switch on the main lights. It helps to keep a track of the infants in the night.
When the toddler is inside a crib, the bag prevents them from climbing out and getting injured. Even if they feel restless, there is room inside the bag to move limbs. In short, the sleeping sack keeps the toddler safe and secure at all times.
In purchasing a baby winter sleeping bag, certain terms will be encountered by parents, one of them being TOG rating. It tells how warm or cool the baby will be kept during sleep. A rating of 2.5 is suitable for the winters. For living in cold conditions, it is best to purchase sleeping sacks with sleeves.
It can be hard for new parents to understand that their baby is tired. Signs of weariness are clenching, jerking of arms and legs and frowning. Short naps or the long night sleep can be easily taken in the sleep sack.
To keep these sacks clean, they need to be washed in cold water. They must not be bleached, ironed or dry cleaned. The sacks are ideally suited for babies between 0 to 36 months.