9 Ways to Use a Swaddle Blanket

9 Ways to Use a Swaddle Blanket

Swaddle blankets are incredibly versatile and useful items for new parents. While they are primarily used to wrap up newborns snugly, there are many other ways to use swaddle blankets that can make parenting easier and more enjoyable. Their generous size makes them great for many uses.

Swaddle: Use it as a swaddle of course!  Muslin swaddles are great for swaddling babies because they are lightweight making it easy to swaddle baby just tightly enough, so they feel secure.  The lightweight fabric also makes them very breathable and comfortable for a great night's sleep.

Nursing cover: Its generous size provides you with plenty of coverage and the light muslin fabric means baby will be comfortable under it at all times.  Simply drape the blanket over your shoulder and baby's head to create a private and comfortable space for nursing. They are lightweight and breathable, so you won't have to worry about your baby getting too hot.

Sunshade: Keep the sun out of your baby's eyes by using your swaddle as a sunshade.  Whether you're out for a walk or spending time at the beach, you can use a swaddle blanket to provide shade and protect your baby from the sun's harmful rays. Simply drape it over the stroller or car seat for instant shade.

Tummy Time/Play Time Blanket: When your baby is old enough to enjoy tummy time, you can use a swaddle blanket as a soft and comfortable surface for them to play on.  It is the perfect place for baby to get tummy time and start strengthening those little neck and shoulder muscles.  As your baby gets older it's also a great spot to spread out and play with toys.   They are easy to wash and can be used over and over again.

Shopping Cart Cover: Keep the germs away by using your swaddle blanket as a shopping cart cover.  Simply drape the blanket over the seat of the cart and push the blanket aside to put baby's legs through the holes.  No need for a special cart cover!

Burp Cloth: Use as a burp cloth in a pinch.  You can never have enough burp cloths with a newborn baby.  They are large enough to cover your shoulder and can absorb any spit-up or drool.  A swaddle works perfectly as a burp cloth!

Changing Table Cover: If you find yourself out and about and without a proper changing pad, a swaddle works great!  It's more than large enough to cover the surface of a changing table.

Security Blanket: Swaddles make the best security blankets.  Your baby is already used to being swaddled in them at night, so it is the perfect lovey to take on the go.

Swaddle blankets are an essential item for any new parent. With their versatility and usefulness, they can make parenting easier and more enjoyable. So, if you're expecting a baby or know someone who is, be sure to stock up on swaddle blankets!  Check our beautiful collection of swaddle blankets and get 10% off your first order! Get 10% off your first order with Cuddle Bunnie! – Cuddle Bunnie (cuddlebunniebaby.com)

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