What tog Should a cot bed duvet be?

What tog Should a cot bed duvet be?

Young children are less able to regulate their own body temperature meaning they are at a higher risk of overheating; therefore we recommend 4.0 tog duvets for cot beds/children under 5 years old and either 4.0 tog or medium/warm 8.0 tog duvets for singlebeds/children aged 5 years and over.

What tog duvet should a 2 year old have?

Ideally, to keep your little one comfortable and safe, have a 4.5 tog duvet for the summer, and a 7 tog / 7.5 tog duvet in the winter. Bear in mind the temperature in their room too.

Can you get duvets for cots?

Basically, if you have the sides off your cotbed, then a cotbed duvet fits fine. If you need to keep the sides up on your cot, and your toddler is ready to transition out of sleeping bags, I think either a 4.5 tog cot duvet like this one, or a cellular blanket would be a safer choice.

Can 2 year old have duvet in cot?

Duvets, quilts and pillows are not recommended for your baby until he is a year old . This is because they may make him too hot and they also pose a risk of suffocation (The Lullaby Trust nd, NHS 2013).

When should I give my baby a duvet?

Once your baby reaches about 18 months, I would consider introducing a cot duvet along with the pillow. This can initially be done for nap times only.

When should I change from cot to bed?

Most children move from a cot to a bed between the ages of 18 months and 3½ years. There is no set time to move your child, but it is probably safest to wait until they are 2. You might consider moving your child into a bed when: they have outgrown the cot.

Can a 2 year old suffocate in bed?

2 Toddlers who sleep in a bed that is close to a wall may sometimes roll off the bed and become pinned in the tight space between the bed and wall, which increases the risk of suffocation. Heavy bed coverings also can contribute to an unsafe situation by blocking a child’s breathing passage, resulting in suffocation.

When should a toddler start using a pillow?

Wait until they are 24 months old. The recommended age for using a pillow is now 2 years old. Before then, there’s a danger of suffocation due to the extra material in the bed. Your child’s own development will be a large factor in determining when they can use a pillow.

What tog is best for toddler?

Duvets with a tog rating between 4.5 and 9 are ideal for children over 3. If their bedroom has a consistent overnight temperature between 18°C-20°C, then a duvet with tog rating of 4.5 is suitable. In winter, when temperatures drop, a 7 tog duvet can be used to keep children cosy.

What tog should toddler have?

A Child. Children under four years old should have a light duvet. It is recommended to use a tog of 4.0 or less. They can’t regulate their body temperature, so a warmer duvet could cause them to overheat, making them unwell.