Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
An envelope for a newborn is an essential item in a wardrobe: you can take photographs in it and at the discharge, and it is convenient to walk in the first months after birth. Moreover, depending on the season, the envelope can be sewn using different materials:
- For winter – insulated with natural down or synthetic fibers of holofiber, synthetic winterizer or their analogs;
- For the off-season, the envelope is insulated with the same down or padding polyester, but with a smaller layer, and also dense fabrics are used for sewing – a bike, fleece;
- For summer, the main materials are cotton, bamboo, velor or knitwear.
Newborn envelopes differ in design:
- Transformers straightening into a blanket or diaper. A jumpsuit with handles and raised legs can also be transformed into an envelope;
- Classic bags with zippers, these are designed mainly with a hood, very convenient for dressing and walking in a stroller.
Experts have compiled a rating of the best envelopes for newborns for different seasons.
- Rating of the best envelopes for newborns
- Best winter envelopes for newborns
- Esspero Sleeping Bag White navy
- Mansita mini
- Reima lumessa
- Little Kiddy Tenderness
- The best demi-season envelopes for newborns
- Joolz Day2 & Geo2 Studio Graphite
- Farla Neo Confetti
- MIKKIMAMA Arcturus
- House of the Giraffe Little princess
- The best envelope for a statement
- Eco Line Marseille
Rating of the best envelopes for newborns
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Best winter envelopes for newborns||1||Esspero Sleeping Bag White navy||RUB 8,200|
|2||Mansita mini||RUB 10,250|
|3||Reima lumessa||RUB 5,990|
|4||Little Kiddy Tenderness||–|
|The best demi-season envelopes for newborns||1||Joolz Day2 & Geo2 Studio Graphite||RUB 10,790|
|2||Farla Neo Confetti||RUR 2,430|
|3||MIKKIMAMA Arcturus||RUB 3,500|
|4||House of the Giraffe Little princess||RUB 2,799|
|The best envelope for a statement||1||Eco Line Marseille||RUB 5,200|
Best winter envelopes for newborns
Parents and pediatricians make high demands on winter envelopes for children: the product must protect the child from frost and blowing during a walk, despite the fact that the baby practically does not move. As a rule, products are sewn using natural and synthetic insulation, the outer decoration is made of a windproof material – a membrane or bologna fabric, often compacted cotton, inside – fleece or a warm bike. A child can be put in a good envelope in a thin bodysuit or overalls without unnecessary clothes.
Esspero Sleeping Bag White navy
The first in the rating envelope Esspero Sleeping Bag White navy, produced in Norway, a cold and snowy country with a harsh climate. It is not surprising that the creators used natural Australian merino wool for insulation, and for the top – a dense fabric impregnated with a water-repellent composition. The envelope is convenient to use with any stroller, bassinet and car seat due to its compact size and rounded top. Access to the baby, full or partial, is provided by three separate zippers that can be unzipped at the same time, and you get a blanket with which the baby can be covered – thus the Esspero Sleeping Bag White navy can be used after the baby grows out of the envelope.
The manufacturer offers several color options for the upper part – black, white, blue, blue or gray.
The price of an envelope Esspero Sleeping Bag White navy is high – from 7 600 rubles.
- Windproof and waterproof upper fabric in different colors;
- Warm natural wool inside does not freeze in cold weather;
- The envelope transforms into a blanket;
- Concealed zippers;
- Compact size when folded in working condition.
- High price.
The domestically produced Mansita Mini envelope is also made from the wool of Australian sheep, which has an exceptional ability to keep warm compared to animals from other parts of the world. In addition, the lining regulates heat exchange and does not accumulate moisture, the child's body always remains dry and warm. The material of the top is a resist-drop fabric with a dense weave of fibers, which does not allow the passage of wind and repels moisture, walks are possible up to -400C outside.
The envelope is convenient to use with any stroller, its back has 5 stitched holes for attaching five-point belts, although when fastening the buckle will interfere with the baby and will have to lay the backrest additionally. The dimensions of the product are compact, the shape with a rounded headband can be tightened with a cord, which can be conveniently stored in a special pocket that attaches to the outer part. Access to the inner space is provided by two side zippers converging from the bottom: so they can be unfastened partially for changing a diaper or in whole, then you get 2 parts that can be used as a bedding for a stroller and a blanket, however, of an irregular shape, therefore the product has only a second place rating. In addition, it is more expensive than the leader Esspero Sleeping Bag – the price is 8,900 rubles.
There are only 5 colors of the Mansita Mini envelope: sand, gray, red, blue and brown.
- Thick upper fabric, windproof and windproof;
- Soft wool inside;
- Slots for five-point belts;
- 2 protected zippers on the sides;
- The headband is pulled into the hood.
- High price;
- Cannot be machine washed.
In third place is the Reima Lumessa transforming envelope, made in Finland. It is designed for use in a temperature range of 0 to -150C. The upper fabric is a membrane that repels water and does not let the wind through, inside there is a knitted lining that will prevent the skin from fogging up or overheating.
The design of the transformer adapts to the size of the baby: for the newborn, the legs and sleeves are set inward, they ensure the fixation of the child inside the envelope in a comfortable position, and the head will be protected by a hood with a natural wool insulation. As the growth increases, the sleeves are taken out, the legs are re-zipped and a full-fledged jumpsuit is obtained. The zippers are insulated and lowered from above so that the baby's chin is not injured.
There is a zipper in the crotch area for attaching a seat belt in an infant car seat or pushchair, which is required when the Lumessa is folded into an envelope.
It is easy to take care of the product at home – it is enough to wash it with products without bleach, the transformer dries quickly. The price of Reima Lumessa is about 3,500 rubles.
- 'Grows' with the child from birth to 1.5 years, transforming from a bag into a suit;
- Low weight without insulation – protection from the cold is provided by a dense top and soft lining;
- Calm spotted colors;
- Convenient fasteners;
- Insulated cuffs and legs;
- Hole required;
- A minimum of colors.
Little Kiddy Tenderness
The Little Kiddy blanket envelope took the fourth place in the ranking of winter envelopes due to its cut features – unlike the Mansita Mini and Esspero Sleeping Bag, it does not have a separate hood, to reveal the face, you need to tuck the corners of the canvas and monitor their position. There are also no holes for seat belts. But when fully unbuttoned, you get a large blanket, which you can use to hide when the child grows out of the envelope, and also use it as a bedding.
Materials of manufacture Little Kiddy – American cotton inside and outside, holofiber 400 g / m2 as insulation. The wind protection of the envelope is not the best due to the lack of a sealing impregnation of the outer fabric, but the manufacturer determines the temperature of use up to -200C. The product is convenient to use in a stroller, but the corners will have to be folded.
The dimensions of the folded envelope are 78×44 cm, the unfolded blanket is 78×88 cm.
Little Kiddy Tenderness price is about 5 800 rubles.
- Can be washed in a washing machine;
- After washing, no fabric will fade or deform;
- Zippers are protected from seizing and heat leakage;
- Can be used as an envelope or blanket;
- Working temperature up to -200C.
- The hood is not decorated;
- There is no possibility of attaching the envelope to the infant car seat – only for a stroller without insurance.
- The top is not protected from water and wind.
The best demi-season envelopes for newborns
Off-season envelopes are not as insulated as winter ones, but often have wind protection and impregnation of the skin from getting wet. They are soft and cozy, suitable for discharge from the hospital and for walks in autumn, spring and cool summer.
Joolz Day2 & Geo2 Studio Graphite
The first place in the category of rating of demi-season envelopes was taken by the accessory for the stroller Day2 & Geo2 Studio, it can also be used with strollers of other brands, the internal space of which around the perimeter is at least 86×43 cm.The Joolz block protects the baby at temperatures outside the stroller up to -100C, even fits for a warm winter. The envelope fully protects the child from all 4 sides: inside there is a soft fleece that promotes thermoregulation, outside there is cotton impregnated with a water repellent. Access to the baby is provided through a single zipper along the perimeter of the lid. Inside there is a spacious and comfortable space where the child can move the arms and legs. The headband, if necessary, is tightened with a cord and a hood that is sealed to the head is obtained, protecting from the wind.
The price of the Joolz demi-season envelope for the Day2 & Geo2 Studio stroller in graphite color is about 8 690 rubles.
- Ergonomic for Day2 & Geo2 Studio stroller and others of the same size;
- Convenient access to the baby through a zipper;
- Soft, breathable sewing materials;
- The headband is tightened and compacted.
- Not suitable for many strollers, cannot be used in a car seat.
Farla Neo Confetti
In second place is the cute Confetti-colored Farla Neo envelope, designed for the spring-autumn period. The upper is made of impregnated cotton fabric, which prevents blowing and getting wet, inside is soft children's knitwear that absorbs excess moisture to maintain thermoregulation. Despite its intended use in the warm season, the envelope is insulated with Hollofiber® 200 g / m² and can be used at temperatures of -5 ° C … + 17 ° C.
Farla Neo envelope is easy to care for – it is enough to wash it in warm water, dirt does not stick to the dense top, the original brightness of colors remains even after a long period of use. The 'Confetti' color scheme is universal for girls and boys, perfect for hospital discharge and daily walks.
You can buy Farla Neo 'Confetti' envelope from 1,400 rubles.
- Suitable for cool spring-autumn seasons from -50C;
- Easy home care;
- Attractive, versatile colors;
- Protected lightning;
- Optimal price.
- The hood does not seal, you need a good cap.
The 'star' envelope for newborns MIKKIMAMA is a godsend for a modern mother: it is spacious inside and does not hinder the movement of the child, a soft fleece lining ensures skin dryness even in high humidity and heat, and a comfortable zipper opens without disturbing the child. Thermoregulation is also facilitated by the premium Alpolux insulation with merino wool 150 g / m2. In bad weather, the design of the envelope allows you to close the baby's face from the wind with a lapel. Despite the demi-season purpose of the envelope, it can be used in a wide temperature range from -50C to + 180C.
It is simple to take care of MIKKIMAMA at home: it is enough for him to wash in a gentle mode at 40C, followed by drying on a horizontal plane and ironing with an iron heated to 1100C. The drawing on the fabric does not fade and retains colors over time, the envelope can serve more than one baby. The general dimensions of the item in working state are 75 x 75 x 40 cm.
You can buy the MIKKIMAMA demi-season envelope in the starry colors of Arcturus for 1,990 rubles.
- Wide temperature range for wear from early spring to summer;
- Effective lightweight insulation inside;
- Fleece lining;
- The baby's faces can be covered;
- Comfortable fasteners and buttons.
- In cool weather, it does not thicken around the neck;
- The headband does not pull up.
House of the Giraffe Little princess
The cute pink envelope for babies from the domestic brand 'House of the Giraffe' Little princess is ideal for discharge and walks in a stroller, the colors suggest use for girls. It is also suitable for transporting newborns in a car seat. The operating temperature range is very wide – from -150C and above, Alpolux insulation with a fleece lining is used inside, cotton outside and no synthetics and allergies. To access the child there are 2 side zippers converging at the bottom, but there are no puffs or seals – the envelope is sewn in the form of a sleeping bag that easily fits into any stroller. Its dimensions along the perimeter are 72 x 38 cm.
The coloring of the Little princess envelope from the House of the Giraffe is the only pink one, the manufacturer does not offer others. The product can be purchased from 3890 rubles.
- Can be used in warm winter, spring and autumn;
- Bright colors;
- Soft and safe materials;
- Effective thermal insulation.
- The only color for girls;
- No puffs or seals around the neck and head in cold weather.
The best envelope for a statement
A special envelope for discharge is a beautiful and very cozy product, created for beautiful shots on the porch of the maternity hospital, but one should not forget about comfort, because the most precious thing in the life of new parents – their baby – is packed into a product.
Eco Line Marseille
The only Eco Line envelope in the rating category, Marseille, was recognized by experts as the most aesthetic, it is in demand among young parents. The fabrics used for sewing are so soft and pleasant to the touch that they are compared to the embrace of a mother – cotton inside, satin outside, insulation – holofiber. The envelope is decorated with a flower and lace, aesthetics are added by a mesh, which at the same time protects the baby's face from insects and the looks of strangers. The envelope will serve for the first few months of life as a replacement for multi-layer outerwear during a walk at temperatures above -50C. Side zips allow you to unfasten the envelope and take your baby by hand or change a diaper. The product is not afraid of ordinary washing, drying and does not deform after them.
You can buy Eco Line Marseille for 5,200 rubles.
- Suitable for boys and girls;
- Looks great in the photo;
- Aesthetic design without unnecessary vanilla;
- Convenient side zippers;
- Protection of the face from insects and glances;
- Simple home care.
- Marking fabric;
- There are no puffs to seal the envelope in cool weather.
Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.