Wrapping up warm at bedtime with aden + anais: We have been long been fans of aden + anais using and loving a large number of their baby items over the years. Sleeping bags are one of these items and as far as bedtime is concerned a complete essential in the Mudpie Fridays house. So I was very when they asked if we would like to try one of their snuggly 2.5 tog sleeping bags. Our house is over 100 years old so can get a bit nippy this time of year so its perfect.

If you have not heard of sleeping bags before, essentially they are designed to be used instead of blankets and sheets, they are in effect a wearable blanket. This avoids the more traditional blankets and sheets getting kicked off or worse kicked over their head and tangled up. It also makes sure that baby stays the same temperature through out the night as they can move freely without the need to be tucked back in. They became a firm part of our night time routine with Monkey and helped him to understand when it was bedtime. I created the same routine with Kipper.

The aden + anais sleeping bags come in three different tog ratings and four sizes. 0.6 tog for 24-27 centigrade, 1.7 tog for 21-23 centigrade and 2.5 tog for 16-20 centigrade. Sizes range form 0-6 months through to 18 months plus. Kipper is 19 months and in the 18 month plus size. He’s a big boy but there is still tons of room in the bag for him to grow. Monkey was in bags until he was 2.5 years old. I can see this one lasting not only this season but next Autumn/Winter too.

There are three different prints in the 2.5 tog, we opted for ‘Jungle Jam’ with super cute giraffes. There is also ‘Lovely’ which has a pink and grey star pattern and ‘Vintage Circus’ with grey piping and blue and red stars. Each bag is made from four layers breathable muslin with a hypoallergenic polyester fill. There snaps on both shoulders and under the arms to hold Kipper secure. Ideal if the bag is coming up a little big. There is also a zip that runs all down one side. Which allows or easy access for nappy changes in the middle of night!

Things I love about aden + anais sleeping bags

  • Its so super soft and bouncy. I am a real believer in natural fabrics close to baby skin so the fact they are muslin is a huge tick in my book. Monkey use to have terrible eczema so I wouldn’t even consider anything different.
  • I am over the moon that we now have one warm enough and big enough for Kipper. Until now he has been living in Monkey’s hand me downs (yes they have done two full season uses and could easily go onto a third). I have aden + anais bags in all togs and sizes and would also highly recommend their 0.6 tog for hot Summers and trips abroad.
  • They wash well, we all know how much washing babies and toddlers generate! All my previous sleeping bags have always washed really well. They are machine washable and can be tumbled on a low heat.
  • The wide range of togs, designs, patterns and colours, including a good number of what I class as gender neutral designs. This is great if you are planning on having more than one child.
  • Both my boys seem to have genuinely slept better in them, and I do not have to worry about them getting blankets stuck on their faces.

The lovely people at aden + anais have offered my readers the chance to win their own 2.5tog sleeping bag in their choice of pattern and size (subject to availability) worth £55. To enter please use the Gleam application below and note the T&Cs:

Win a 2.5 tog aden + anais sleeping bag worth £55

  • Competition is open to residents of the UK aged 18
  • There is no cash alternative offered
  • The winner will be drawn at random and will 2.5tog sleeping bag in their choice of pattern and size (subject to availability).
  • The giveaway will close on the 4th Feb
  • The Winner will be asked to provide an email address and full postal address

I have some other giveaways running at the moment so please check them out in the Blog Giveaways Page above.

New mum? Then you may find my post about their super large muslins and 12 uses for them handy too.



We were sent an aden + anais sleeping bag for the purpose  for the purpose of this review, all opinions are my own.




    i do love this brand, i can only imagine how soft and pretty the sleeping bags are!

  2. keri brooks Reply

    These bags are great used they with my daughter they put my mind at ease lovely designs .x

  3. Chrissy Harris Reply

    I love Aden and anais, they muslins are so soft and wash very well

  4. I would love to win this for my best friend, who is expecting her first baby. Thank you for the chance.

  5. Really great prize – I love these, such good quality and sweet.

  6. Sue McCarthy Reply

    I don’t have any children but would love to win this prize to donate to charity, to go to Romania.

  7. Laura Pritchard Reply

    I love Aden & Anais products – we had a lovely swaddle set when my son was small.

  8. Tricia White Reply

    A sleeping bag like this is such a good signal that it is sleep time

  9. We have several Aden + Anais muslins, large and small, they’re lovely! Would love to win one of these gorgeous sleeping bags for our little one, thank you for the opportunity. x

  10. Laura Walker Reply

    I much prefer sleep bags when they are so little I know baby is warm. These look lovely

  11. Elaine Savage Reply

    these bags are lovely, I wish they were around when my children were small but I would love to see my grandchildren snuggled up in them nowadays

  12. LORNA WILS Reply

    They are brillant!! Keeps little warm during their sleep and so comfortanble!!

  13. It’s brilliant that you can get the larger sizes. I find a lot of places stop sleeping bags at 18 months.

  14. Angela Muir Reply

    I would love the giraffe bag for my neice or nephew due in a couple of month time

  15. Kerry Taylor Reply

    These are so cute and lovely. My nearly 3-year old can’t sleep without his sleeping bag on, but he’s getting so big!

  16. Lovely giveaway. I have never used one of these before but I have been thinking of getting one for my Grandson.

  17. sophie williams Reply

    These look lovely! We’ve got baby number 4 due soon so fingers crossed!

  18. A.E. ADKINS Reply

    Lovely designs and a great review, giraffes clearly suit Kipper!

  19. Judith Allen Reply

    Not cheap, but they do have lovely products. Pefect for gifts that last.

  20. Helen Craigs Reply

    Lovely trusted brand, I could do with having one of these at my house for when my grandson comes to stay

  21. Sarah Lambert Reply

    I must admit Ive always been a big fan of sleeping bags Ive had them for all my babies and more so for my baby girl as she never keeps her blankets on at night

  22. Gemma Cook Reply

    Amazing Prize. Thank you for running such a wonderful competition.

  23. Rebecca Walton Reply

    My daughter can’t sleep without one on. She would definitely love a new one x

  24. Love these sleeping bags as they are covers that can’t be kicked off.

  25. natalee gosiewski Reply

    i love these we have so many babies due is our family this year its so exciting

  26. Adrian Bold Reply

    Thanks for the great prize and competition. Good luck everyone!

  27. Charlie Brunton Reply

    This would make a lovely gift for my new little niece/nephew due in July!

  28. Kim Neville Reply

    Great products and soft. These look nice and cosy and warm

  29. Kayleigh Watkins Reply

    I never used sleeping bags with my older two but they have been a god send with Mollie, she loves her sleeping bag, thank you so much for the chance to win one xXx

  30. Amazing competition, I would love to win these for my bestie and her little one. I have got my fingers and toes crossed 🙂

  31. tina edwards Reply

    this would be perfect for my new grandchild due later this year

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