Baby Sleeping Bags have become hugely popular in recent years for their ease and versatility - but can seem a little confusing for new parents trying to tell the difference between togs - and what is a tog anyway?
There are many great reasons to invest in a baby sleeping bag, while keeping baby snug, the bag will help regulate baby’s temperature through the night and avoid covers being thrown off. The bag is comfortable and great for travel so that if baby is sleeping in an unfamiliar place, the snug baby sleeping bag will feel like home for your little one.
When choosing a baby sleeping bag there are a few easy steps to follow to ensure you are choosing the best type for your baby.
Is The Baby Sleeping Bag The Right Size?
Your baby sleeping bag should be easy to put on and take off but be sure that it is not too big and fastens securely. Baby Sleeping Bags will come sized for your babies age so follow the recommended sizing and but sure to go for a bigger bag as your baby grows.
What Tog Baby Sleeping Bag Should I Get?
We all know the importance of keeping your baby at the right temperature and so the tog of your baby’s sleeping bag may need to change at different times of year. The ‘tog’ relates to the weight of the sleeping bag and therefore how warm it will be. For example the higher the tog rating, the thicker the sleeping bag and the warmer it will be.
Here is out simple guide to baby sleeping bag tog ratings:
3.5 Tog : Ideal for the colder months or for cold rooms, 16°C (61°F) and below
2.5 Tog : Great for all year round and standard temperature rooms, 16-20°C (61-68°F)
1.0 Tog : Perfect for the summer months and warmer weather, 21-23°C (69-74°F)
0.5 Tog : Best for warm holidays, hot weather and very warm rooms, 24-27°C (75-81°F)