ErgoPouch Winter Swaddles - Sleepsuits - Sleeping Bags

Winter Swaddles It is really important that you take into account all external factors when determining which TOG rating should be used.

2.5 Tog – ideal for room temperatures between 16°C to 20°C

3.5 Tog – ideal for room temperatures below 16°C

TOG stands for Thermal Overall Grade, and is an indication of how much a fabric insulates. Simply put, a baby sleep bag is given a TOG rating according to the amount of warmth it provides.

In Australia, TOG ratings range from 0.2 to 3.5, with the lower-rated bags used in warmer weather, and higher-rated bags used in colder weather

To help parents understand which TOG values are right for differing room temperatures, a set of guidelines has been established as per below

0.2 Tog – ideal for room temperatures between 24°C and 27°C

1.0 Tog – ideal for room temperatures between 20°C to 24°C

2.5 Tog – ideal for room temperatures between 16°C to 20°C

3.5 Tog – ideal for room temperatures below 16°C

 

All babies are different. The number of clothing layers may vary according to a baby’s health, their physiology & the temperature in the room. The care-giver must determine what is suitable.

 

Please note: It is really important that you take into account all external factors when determining which TOG rating should be used. These external factors include, but are not limited to, the type and quantity of clothing that the baby has on, the baby's general health and wellbeing, the temperature of the baby’s bedroom and if this may change throughout the night or day. All these factors may vary in the same way as it does for adults.