What age can my baby use a sleeping bag?

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A viewer asked:

"I'm 34 weeks pregnant and sleeping on my sides causes tightness in my abdomen. Any tips?"

We advised:

Most manufacturers will recommend that a sleeping bag is used when a baby reaches a certain height and weight rather than age.

*Check label and packaging for guidance.

On this 0-6 month sleeping bag you can see here it's from 4kgs/8.8lbs.

You can get newborn sleeping bags with a weight of 3-6kgs.

*Your baby must meet the minimum weight before use.

Always make sure your sleeping bag is well-fitted on the neck and arms so that they can't wriggle down inside.