Four things to look out for when choosing a baby comforter for your little one

baby comforterLooking for a baby comforter for your little one is an important task. A good baby comforter can almost become a companion to your new born; it can become a close source of comfort and security when you’re not there. It is an important decision to make. Luckily at the home of the Sleepytot baby comforter we know a thing or two about choosing a good one, and this post is designed to help you.

4 things to look out for

As we know, choosing a baby comforter is important. You want it to help your baby develop, you want your baby to use it as a security item when they go exploring, or when they start crawling. You want your child to be fond of the baby comforter, so that at night it has a cuddly and soft pillow and friend.

A good baby comforter can become such an important part of your little one’s development, and that is why it is so important to choose a good one. You don’t want one that will accidentally hurt your child, you don’t want an ugly and dirty thing, and you don’t want a unique comforter that once lost is gone forever.

With that all said it is time to consider 4 things to look out for;

  1. Is it safe?

Your first concern has to be safety, it is essential. Look out for all the potential hazards such as loose buttons or eyes or even thread that may come loose.  Look out for any hard, solid or even pointy parts of the baby comforter.

  1. Can you wash it?

Another concern of yours should be its hygiene. As you will know full well babies like to put things in their mouths. It is a pain and you’d like them to stop but you can’t. With this in mind, as well as the possibility that your little one will use their baby comforter as a pillow and take it everywhere, you need to consider hygiene. The first question you should ask after safety, is if you can wash it (machine or hand).

  1. Is it easily replaceable?

After you’ve considered hygiene and safety you can look at other factors. One such factor which is very important is its mortality. Not just the lifeline of the baby comforter but also how easily replaceable it is. It is all well and good finding the perfect baby comforter for your little one but if it is one of a kind or just really difficult to replace, you will encounter problems.

Don’t risk your child becoming upset and distressed because they have lost their comfort and security item for good.

  1. Do you like the look of it?

Finally a less serious point but still important all the same. A simple question, do you like the look of it? It may not matter too much but it does help if the baby comforter is cute, friendly and nice to look at, after all it will become a part of your family for a little while.

If you agree with this post you should probably take a look at our baby comforter bunny in our shop.