Baby Blankets

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The softest baby blankets to keep your baby warm and comfortable in their cot and also when out and about. The perfect gift. Featuring a delightful collection of adventurous prints, muted shades, and playful patterns, each of our baby blankets are intended to spark imagination and curiosity - as well as ensuring your baby is nestled in warmth and comfort. Browse our curated collection of baby blankets below.

Knitted baby blankets for boys and girls

At the memo, we stock beautiful knitted baby blankets made from a luxurious blend of cotton, bamboo, cashmere and wool. While there are no hard and fast rules regarding what makes a baby girl or boy blanket, our range does offer traditional options to cater to various preferences. For the princesses, explore beautiful options in shades of apricot, pink, and lilac. For the princes, you’ll find striking navy blue designs with some featuring dinosaurs.

Crafted from breathable cotton and enhanced with a bamboo blend, our baby blankets champion adaptability, providing warmth in the crisp winter and a refreshing coolness during summer’s embrace. Choose a blanket that not only adds a touch of enchantment to your baby's world but also epitomises care and comfort.

Shop the best baby blankets in Australia

Discover a curated edit of beautiful baby blankets in Australia at the memo. We offer free of charge delivery Australia wide on orders over $149*, 30 days for returns and exchanges and click and collect options for Victorian customers. A baby blanket makes a wonderful gift, so consider adding your favourite to your gift registry if you’re expecting or for your baby’s first birthday. Discover our complete baby bedding collection, as well as bassinet sheets, cot sheets, mattress protectors and sleeping bags now - we really do have it all, including suggestions for first-time mums and dads on how to dress your baby for bed.

FAQs about baby blankets

What types of baby blankets are suitable for different seasons?

Different seasons require various types of baby blankets. For winter, thicker blankets made of wool or fleece are ideal as they provide more warmth. During spring or autumn, a medium-weight blanket is suitable, and in summer, lighter blankets made of cotton or muslin are appropriate to keep your baby comfortable without overheating.

How many baby blankets should I have for my newborn?

Having at least three to four blankets is advisable. This allows for rotation between washes and ensures you always have a clean one on hand.

Are baby blankets safe for use in cribs and bassinets?

Baby blankets can be used safely in cribs and bassinets as long as they are used correctly. Ensure the blanket is tucked around the mattress and doesn’t cover the baby’s head to prevent suffocation and overheating.

What materials are best for baby blankets in terms of comfort and safety?

Materials such as cotton, muslin, and bamboo are breathable and soft, making them ideal for baby blankets. These materials also reduce the risk of overheating.

How do I properly wash and care for baby blankets?

Follow the care instructions on the blanket’s label. Most baby blankets can be machine washed with mild detergent and tumble dried on a low setting.

Can I use baby blankets for swaddling my baby?

Yes, you can use baby blankets for swaddling, but ensure they are lightweight and breathable such as muslin blankets, to prevent overheating.

Are there any special considerations for choosing baby blankets for premature infants?

For premature infants, choose blankets that are soft, lightweight, and breathable, and avoid any with loose threads or embellishments that could pose a risk.

What are the benefits of using muslin baby blankets?

Muslin blankets are breathable, lightweight, and versatile. They are excellent for swaddling, as a burp cloth, or a nursing cover, and they get softer with each wash.

Can I use electric or heated baby blankets for my child?

It's generally not recommended to use electric or heated blankets for babies due to the risks of overheating and electric shock. Instead, try baby blankets made of wool or fleece as they can provide the same level of warmth.

Are there any hypoallergenic options for baby blankets?

Yes, hypoallergenic blankets are available, made from materials that are less likely to trigger allergies, such as organic cotton and bamboo. These are particularly beneficial for babies with sensitive skin or allergies.