The other night was a particularly hot night in our house. So we put the twins in their jammies without a vest, and took the sleeping bags off…
We woke up to this…
YUK! It took me 45 minutes to clean the little madam up! There was POO smeared all over the cot bars, between her toes, up her fingernails, on the sheet and the teething rails and a few lumps flung on the floor! Thanks Tiny!
So now… on hot nights, we still put them in a sleeping bag, because we discovered Grobag’s brand new range of travel and summer sleeping bags!
They come in very cute patterns and are only 0.5 tog. This tog is recommended for use in rooms with a temperature of 24-27 degrees, with baby wearing a vest. I have been using them at lower temperatures too (21-24), but with a sleepsuit instead of a vest.
We thought these would be awesome for abroad (if we are lucky enough to get a holiday this year), but now we are using them at home on hot nights too.
We loved them. Gorgeous summery designs, lightweight and machine washable. They come in a cute handy little bag, keep the twins chunky legs out of the cot bars and give them the comfort they are used to, without making them too hot!
I also loved that they come with a thermometer and a handy guide to temperatures and clothing levels too. It makes it much easier to decide what to dress the twins in when we put them to bed.
They don’t take up much room in the suitcase either, so they are really handy to take on holiday. We took them to Britmums Live with us, which was a good idea because one night we forgot to turn the air con on!
As these Grobags were designed for travel as well as summer, they have a double zipper and a velcro sealed hole in the back. This enables you to put the baby in a car seat or pushchair, in their sleeping bag. I thought this was a really fab feature, because when you have a late night on holiday and baby is sleeping soundly in the pushchair, the last thing you want to do is wake them up to put them in their Grobag. Here are my little cherubs in their Travel and Summer Grobags, in their pushchair at Britmums Live…
We’ve always put our babies to sleep in baby sleeping bags. According to the Lullaby Trust, there are less dangers, by putting your baby to sleep in a Grobag, than with sheets and blankets. We find Grobags to be easy to use and they also prevent the baby from getting her legs stuck in her cot bars!
I have not received any form of payment for writing this review. I was provided two Travel and Summer Grobags to test and review from my own perspective. All words, photos, opinions and experiences are entirely my own.
A to Z Mummy says
Love these 🙂 I love the fact you can put them on in the carseat. We had a nappy incident like that with Z… It was round his mouth as well omg
These look great.What a good idea to include a thermometer.:)
Momma of Mojo says
We also have poo problems at the moment if there is no grobag on! The youngest little miss just removes her p.js, vest and then nappy to sleep naked. Grobags are the only sanctuary!
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Munchies and Munchkins says
These gro bags are really cute. I haven’t used them since 10months ish with Izzy as she hated them but we loved the gro bag swaddle so I’m a big fan of the brand.
I’ve been putting my 20wk old in her travel 1.0 tog grobag with just her cloth nappy on. Our room is on average 23c at the moment.
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Jen aka The Mad House says
We had these for both our boys and I loved the travel ones, they never had foot muff and the 0.5 tog ones were invaluable when we used to have hot nights (that seems like a distant memory)! They also sold really well on ebay after too
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