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Baby Deedee Sleep Nest Review

Cozy, easy to use, helps regulate baby's temperature
Baby Deedee Sleep Nest
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Price:   $41 List | $31 at Amazon
Pros:  Warm, breathable, easy diaper changes, adorable
Cons:  Sizing runs small, take care so zipper doesn't scratch face
Manufacturer:   Baby DeeDee
By Juliet Spurrier, MD ⋅ Mom-in-Chief  ⋅  Oct 26, 2015
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Our Analysis

This sleep sack made of 75% cotton exterior and 25% polyester interior quilting is breathable yet keeps baby warm without overheating. Easy shoulder snaps make for simple diaper changes in the middle of the night and it is easy to put on, even while a toddler is standing upright.


The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends transitioning from swaddling infants to placing them in appropriately-fitting sleep sacks early on in infancy to further reduce SIDS risk. AAP published this article in 2013 which advises to discontinue swaddling at 8 weeks of infancy.

The Baby Deedee Sleep Nest comes in many different body and piping colors, plus a Glow in the Dark zipper option. They are available in three sizes: Small (0-6 months), Medium (6-18 months) and Large (18-36 months).

A lightweight version called the Baby Deedee Sleep Nest Lite made of double-layer jersey cotton is also produced for milder climates and summer time.

Likes


The most commonly cited likes for this product are:
  • Keeps baby warm and cozy
  • Helps baby sleep through the night
  • Allows for easy middle-of-the-night diaper changes
  • Easy to wash

Dislikes


User reviews frequently note these disadvantages:
  • Lower quality material
  • Zipper may scratch baby's face
  • Sizes run small


Juliet Spurrier, MD