Swaddle Sleeves Pod™
- The ultimate convertible swaddle pod with our signature puffy sleeves attachment for easy swaddle transitioning
- For babies with a strong startle reflex
- Sleeves are only gently padded with our proprietary fabric blend & optional mitten cuff, just enough to soothe baby's involuntary movements when asleep while still allowing for full range of movement
- Hand-crafted for the highest quality to gently dampen baby's startles
- Inner velcro band makes for the ultimate ESCAPE-PROOF swaddle
- Enhances quality of sleep as baby transitions out of the swaddle and into the crib
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- Adheres to CPSC safety standards and AAP guidelines for safe sleep. Visit our Product Safety page to learn more.
- Encourages back sleep for sleep safety
- Nontoxic; CPSIA safety-certified
- Reduces the risk of overheating
- Sleeves are only layered so baby can still have the freedom to roll around and easily pull up
- Safe for tummy rollers: keep arms out of swaddle and leave sleeve mitten cuffs open when your baby starts rolling over
- X-Small: 0-3 months (7-13 lbs)
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- Sleeves are only layered with optional mitten cuff, just enough to soothe baby’s involuntary movements when asleep while still allowing for full range of movement
- Can also be used as a sleeveless wearable blanket
- Wide around the hips to encourage proper hip development
- Double zipper for quick diaper changes
- Aids in reducing the Moro reflex to improve rest and increase bonding
- Enhances quality of sleep as baby transitions out of the swaddle and into the crib
- Sleeves are only layered so baby can still have the freedom to roll around and pull up easily if desired
How do Swaddle Sleeves work?
By using a strategic layering technique in our sleeves, we have created the same effect of dampening babies’ startles as they transition out of the swaddle that you’re used to with our products, but WITHOUT adding ANY weighting. The dampening effect is created through the air pockets in our inner polyfill layer. Similar to what’s found inside a higher TOG wearable blanket, our puffy Swaddle Sleeves do not restrict movement, but do provide just an extra bit of reassurance to your little one as they transition out of the swaddle.Another way to understand our proprietary layering method would be to imagine the puffy Swaddle Sleeves as being made of the same material of a wearable blanket with a higher TOG (thermal overall grade) rating, whereas our Mitten Sleeves would be classified as having a lower TOG rating.
Are all of the sleeves interchangeable?
Yes, all of our sleeves are interchangeable. For example, let’s say you purchase the Swaddle Sleeves Sack. With it, you get 2 sets of sleeves, our Swaddle Sleeves and Mitten Sleeves. You can use either one (most parents prefer to start off with our Swaddle Sleeves and then transition over to the Mitten Sleeves!), or you can also purchase our Add-On Star Sleeves, for example, if for some reason your sweet baby isn’t taking to the Swaddle Sleeves, without having to purchase a whole new product! As we grow, we’ll be offering bundle options for our sleeves, but currently, we only have our Add-On Sleeves as a purchase option so you can mix and match without having to buy a whole new product!
Are these products safe for sleep?
Our products have been designed according to the AAP’s (American Academy of Pediatrics) guidelines for safe sleep. Not only have we undergone certified third-party laboratory testing and surpassed the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s safety standards, we also partnered with pediatric physical therapists, pediatric nurses, and pediatricians throughout our development and design process to ensure that you and your baby are getting the safest, most effective swaddle product possible. Our products have been approved by global-wide safety standards and verified through Intertek and SGS Testing, both of which are world-leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company.
At Two Baby Bears and Co., you can rest assured that we will always put safety first, as evidenced by the immediate disposal of our weighted inventory (at a huge financial loss to the company’s detriment) as soon as the updated AAP safe sleep guidelines were released in June 2022. We believe that transparency matters, and our relationship with our parents and customers is of utmost importance to us.
Why are all of the sleeves zippered and removable?
Because as parents ourselves, we know how difficult it is to buy a product and have it just not work for your baby, and then be stuck with it! That is why we provide two different sets of sleeves with our Swaddle Sleeves products and also give you the option of removing the sleeves entirely so that 1) in case the product doesn’t work out for your baby, you can still use it as a standard sleep sack/bodysuit/pajamas, and 2) to give you and your baby multiple options of how to use our product in case your baby doesn’t like it one way. This is also why we sell our “Add-on Sleeves,” and 3) for longevity of use! It’s no fun when you can only use a product for a set amount of time and once that time is over, throw it in the dresser drawer never to be seen again. We want you to get the most use out of our products and be able to use them long after you’re done with the swaddle transitioning stage!
How do I wash these?
We know laundry is an important part of any household with little ones, so we wanted to make sure washing the Swaddle Sleeves™ was as easy as possible: Make sure sleeves are attached. Wash on the normal cycle in cold water with a mild, baby-safe detergent, and tumble dry on a low-heat setting. Finally, dress your baby in their Swaddle Sleeves for a one-stop ticket to dreamland.
Are sleep sacks with sleeves safe?
As long as the infant is dressed appropriately for the temperature, swaddles and sleep sacks with sleeves are perfectly safe. Since your baby can't exactly tell you how they feel, it's up to you as a parent to find the right room temperature and use your judgment with help from the AAP's guidelines for a safe and comfortable room temperature. The recommended temperature for babies is between 68 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit or 20 to 22 degrees Celsius. Experts recommend to check the back of baby's neck to see if your little one is warm instead of their hands or feet for a more accurate reading. Another helpful measure for temperature is to dress baby in just one more layer than what you are comfortable wearing. Finally, many of our sleeves come with an optional mitten cuff, so you have the option to leave the hands open or covered depending on your little one's comfort!
So excited to try this swaddle. The weighted sleeves did their job, I think my son was too confused to figure out how to move his arms. I took one sleeve off so that he could move his arm around and touch his face for comfort. Slept 10-3 at 3 months without his doc a tot for the first time. I’d give this swaddle a 10/10!
This product has it all! As a Registered Nurse and Certified Sleep Consultant, I am always in search of top products to help aid our little ones in the sleep department. Many of us hear the important of swaddling our babies yet not all babies do well with traditional swaddles of arms down. This is a product that is designed for the more natural position many babies prefer (arms out or by their face for soothing). My little one did her longest stretch of sleep once we used this swaddle vs the transitional options. I am in love and highly recommend this product.
My little one has never liked his arms inside the swaddle. The problem with that is he kept waking himself because his arms were always moving. I purchased this item and it's a game changer! He sleeps so well but can still move his arms if he wants and self soothe with his hands. Def a must have item!
Love this swaddle!! My daughter was struggling to sleep without the swaddle once she began rolling over. The first night in this swaddle, she slept great!!
I love how seamlessly the swaddle pod transitions from swaddle, to one arm out, then both, to a traditional sleep sack. The lightly weighted sleeves give the perfect amount of comfort to stifle the startle reflex and ease this transition!
Such an comprehensive, useful product! It’s like the gift that keeps on giving- when the baby outgrows the swaddle inside, switch to the sleeves! When the outgrown the sleeves, use it as a sleeper! Love this! I gave it as a gift to all the new mamas I knew!
The sleep pod has helped make swaddling my baby so easy! It’s simple to use and helps my baby feel secure and sleep for longer!
We used this with our 3rd baby. We had tried a lot of different products with our other 2 and we loved this so much! It made the transition out of the swaddle seamless. 10/10 would recommend!