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Keep Your Baby Happy With A Warm, Soft Baby Blanket

Updated on March 20, 2011

A Baby Blanket Is A Swaddling Necessity

Swaddling a baby in a baby blanket is an age old remedy for calming a newborn. New parents will do almost anything to limit crying. A swaddling baby blanket can be square, flat blankets, or they can be especially shaped for wrapping around the baby.

Swaddling is an age old concept. This baby blanket helps avoid the usual baby blanket malfunctions and parental mistakes frequent to most regular blankets.

Cashmere Makes For The Most Luxurious Baby Blanket

Cashmere is acquired from the Cashmere goat. Although most goats grow a form of fiber that can be called cashmere, only selected breeds are used for commercial production. The word cashmere is actually an ancient spelling of Kashmir, and is the most luxurious and softest material for a baby blanket. It is also one of the most costly materials, but offers great insulation with lightweight coverage.

All infants and toddlers love to snuggle on a baby blanket!
All infants and toddlers love to snuggle on a baby blanket!

A cashmere baby blanket is more often than not a hand made baby blanket, as they are spun, woven and dyed by hand using natural and eco-friendly materials and processes. Due to this each and every piece of the baby blanket can be custom-made to any level to make them look special and unique.

Organic material for baby bedding is one of the for the most part an important item for any mother or father to select when it is time to choose a baby blanket. Each organic cotton baby blanket or baby crib comforter is manufactured in just the right size for the crib. Soft flowing crochet blankets are perfect for the bed or for taking that fun trip over to be spoiled at grandma’s house.

The organic cotton baby blanket has become a stylish trend. Every year, more parents discover the advantages of organic cotton for the benefit of both the baby and for the environment. Organic baby clothes as well as the organic baby blanket can be amazingly durable and can endure dozens upon dozens of heavy washings while still maintaining a wonderful, soothing, natural softness.

Baby quilts are also marvelous and may be used as crib bedding, positioned on the floor, or even displayed on the wall for decoration.

Cashmere makes for the softest and cuddliest baby blanket
Cashmere makes for the softest and cuddliest baby blanket

For Your Baby's Comfort & Security? A Baby Blanket!

Baby blankets are fantastic, and what can be more wonderful than a personalized baby blanket? Handmade baby blankets can be hand embroidered baby blankets in order to become personalized baby blankets, or with the addition of the baby's initials can be monogrammed baby blankets. A baby receiving blanket can be a fleece baby blanket or a crochet baby blanket. Indeed any soft baby blankets can act as baby security blankets.

A Baby blanket is available in a wide variety of colors and materials
A Baby blanket is available in a wide variety of colors and materials

Always Buy A Fire Resistant Baby Blanket

Most of the commonly available baby mattresses and bedding marketed in the U.S. contain a flame retardant known as "Polybrominated diphenyl ether" or PBDE. It is obviously important to ensure that the baby blanket is properly fire resistant.

How To Make Your Own Quick & Easy Baby Blanket


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    • Hal Licino profile image

      Hal Licino 8 years ago from Toronto

      Especially the cashmere. They are just so soft it's like feeling a cloud! :)

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      Eileen Kersey 8 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      They look so soft and cuddly. Perfect for a tiny baby