We are excited to announce a Teach Me 2 Save Review & Giveaway…

When given the opportunity to review the SwaddleDesigns® Swaddle Duo™ I was reminded of the time I used to swaddle my babies…I wish I would have had this product back then! So because forcing my 2 year old to use the swaddle would be torture for all involved (LOL), I asked my good friend, Erin, to do the review because she has a precious newborn, named Rowan. So the review will actually be the opinion of Erin. 🙂

SwaddleDesigns has so graciously offered one of our Fabulous Teach me 2 Save Followers a SwaddleDesigns® Swaddle Duo™

  • You may choose a Pink or Blue Classic Peace Love Swaddle Duo

Product Information:

Founded by Lynette Damir, RN, in 2002, SwaddleDesigns was the first company to introduce the large square swaddling blanket to the US and many countries around the world.

SwaddleDesigns is known for their premium quality fabric, fabulous colors and prints, decorative edge, and the innovative 123 Swaddle® instructional label that helps new parents master the art of swaddling.
SwaddleDesigns swaddling blankets are perfect for swaddling and have many uses such as a privacy throw for breastfeeding moms, a tummy time play mat and a cover over the stroller.

SwaddleDesigns® is introducing the SwaddleDuo™. SwaddleDuo offers two premium, yet different, baby soft cotton swaddling blankets in a wonderful gift box:

  • The Ultimate Receiving Blanket® is a lightweight premium cotton flannel blanket – for moderate to cooler environmental temperatures
  • The Marquisette Swaddling Blanket® is a very lightweight openweave cotton blanket – for warmer environmental temperatures

With the SwaddleDuo, parents will be prepared for a variety of environmental settings – cool, moderate and warm…

  • SwaddleDesigns Cotton Marquisette is similar to muslin but is made from premium quality yarns.
  • SwaddleDesigns Cotton Flannel is made from premium preshrunk domestic cotton.

According to leading SIDS researchers, both overheating AND overchilling are risk factors for SIDS. SwaddleDesigns strives to help new parents care for their baby by providing accurate and up-to-date information, so parents can may make informed choices. SwaddleDesigns Safe Sleep Program includes recommendations from the AAP and the NIH as the company strives to increase awareness of Safe Sleep practices and help parents reduce risk of SIDS.

  • Click HERE to view their Safe Sleep Page
  • Click HERE to view information on “How to Swaddle”, Sleeping Environments and the benefits of Swaddling.

The SwaddleDuo is available in 17 styles with an MSRP of $38

Erin’s Review:
My first impression of the SwaddleDesigns blankets was that they are absolutely HUGE. They work well for swaddling, but they could also work great for a baby blanket in general. The duo kit, came beautifully packed with 2 blankets. One is a flannel-like material for cold weather, and the other is more lightweight for hot climates (such as Florida). In my opinion the lightweight material was wonderful because my little one is a hotbox and sweats with any heavy material. On each blanket, swaddling instructions are conveniently sewn into a tag so you’ll never forget how to do it. All in all, this is a wonderful product. You can use it when your baby is still being swaddled, but you can also use it as a regular blanket when finished with the swaddling phase. LOVE it!

To enter the SwaddleDesigns® Swaddle Duo™ Giveaway Leave a separate comment in the Form below for EACH of the entries you qualify for:

REQUIRED/MANDATORY ENTRY:

Go to the SwaddleDesigns Website, and leave a comment in the form below telling us what your favorite product is

BONUS/ADDITIONAL Entries:
You can earn up to 11 additional entries by doing any/all of the following (only if you have done the Required Entry above):

#1. “Like” Teach Me 2 Save on Facebook (If you already have…that counts too) and leave a comment in the form below indicating you are a Facebook friend. (provide FB Name)
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#8. Join their Exclusive Email Club and leave a comment in the form below letting us know you have done this.

IMPORTANT:

  • Verify that the Mandatory Entry has been completed before you do the Bonus Entries or they will not be valid.
  • Only entries in the form below will be counted. Comments left below and on the TeachMe2Save Facebook or Twitter Page are not valid.
  • A separate form must be submitted for each of the entries you qualify for ( i.e. if you do 6 of the 11, there must be 6 separate forms submitted).

Entry is open to US & Canada Residents, 18 years or older only beginning Tuesday, June 28, 2011 through 11:59PM EST on Friday, July 15, 2011. The winner will be chosen using random.org and contacted by email. If you’re the winner, you’ll have only 48 hours to respond or an alternate will be chosen.We are not responsible for unread, undelivered emails or undelivered mail.

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Products reviewed were provided to me free of charge. No compensation was given in exchange for this review. My opinion is my own and is an honest view of my experience with the product. SwaddleDesigns was not involved in the writing of this post.