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Aura Weavers Muslin Swaddles {Review}

By Kate |

As part of our Getting Ready for Baby series, we featured the new Aura Weavers Muslin Swaddle Blankets. We’ve put them to the test since Max arrived and can now declare Aura Weavers “baby tested and mama approved”.

Aura Weavers Muslin Swaddles

The natural open weave of Aura Weavers blankets makes them über-breathable – helping your baby maintain a comfortable body temperature. This reduces the risk of overheating while keeping your baby snug and cozy.

All Aura Weavers blankets are just the right size for infants (47” X 47”), with a natural stretch that ensures snug and secure swaddling for your little one. Lightweight muslin makes for the softest and most durable blankets – ideal for swaddling your baby everyday. And the fabric only gets softer with each wash!

Muslin Swaddles Review

We received the gender-neutral Fashion Fiesta 3-pack of blankets, which includes a blanket with elephants, one with graphic shapes and one that is plain white. The colors are bright and the patterns are graphic and fun. We would love to see the collection expand to also include more muted colors but for the time being they feature lots of orange and green. Because we have a drawer stocked with muslin swaddling blankets we can compare Aura Weavers to other brands. Out of the box, Aura Weavers falls in the middle of the pack for softness of touch. We have noticed it does, as promised, get softer with washing and they’ve always been soft enough to touch sensitive baby’s skin.

The blankets are a great size and will grow with your child. For example, Max slept wrapped in Aura Weavers his first night home from the hospital (picture below) and slept in the same blanket last night. Even when he outgrows the swaddle, at 47 inches square Max will surely be able to cuddle and sleep with the generously-sized blanket.

In addition to aiding sleep, the Aura Weavers blankets are super useful to have around with babies. The lightweight and breathable muslin is perfect to drape over baby’s car seat to shield from sun, germs and curious strangers. I always drape one over Max’s car seat when we drop the older kids’ off at school. It’s a great way to keep cute little curious preschool hands at bay.

To Buy or Not to Buy

To Buy… We love having loads of muslin swaddling blankets on hand and Aura Weavers are a great addition to your nursery. The blankets are relatively affordable, a great size and reliable quality. And, not for nothing, we love supporting mom-owed start ups like Aura Weavers.

Or Not to Buy… Aura Weavers weren’t as soft as competitor blankets out of the box, but have softened with washing.

Shop! Aura Weavers muslin swaddle blankets are sold in set of 2 for $29.99 and set of 3 for $39.99. Aura Weavers are also available on Amazon where they’re eligible for Free Super Saver / Prime Shipping.

Thanks to Aura Weavers for providing a sample.
Kate

Kate

Kate started The Shopping Mama™ in January 2009 when, after graduating law school, she traded in online legal research and writing for locating the best products for children. She shops three kids ages 6,4 and 1 from their home in Germany. Her military family is making the most of the overseas assignment by traveling Europe every chance they get.

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  1. 1.

    Oh I love the elephants and the gender neutral colors in the package you received. Gotta love orange! Good to know that they soften with washing! (Max looks so cuddly)

  2. 2.
    Mary

    Thanks for the review. I do think swaddle blankets made of muslin fabrics are the way to go. The fabrics are soft and very breathable for hot weather places.

  3. 3.

    Looks like a great swaddle blanket and I heard good things about muslin fabrics. Thanks for the review.

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