Why Muslin?

aden + anais was founded on the Australian tradition of swaddling babies in cotton muslin swaddles. But what is muslin and what makes it the best material to wrap your little one in?

What is muslin?


Muslin is a finely-woven breathable lightweight cotton fabric which is believed to be one of the purest, simplest and most gentle fabrics in the world.

Why muslin?


Why is it deamed the best material for your baby? First and foremost, it has great breathability. The open weave and lightweight fabric of muslin allows for airflow, reducing the risk of overheating, this helps keep your little one safe and comfortable.

Muslin is also extremely durable and hard wearing which is music to most parents ears! It also gets softer with every wash. The delicate but durable weave has natural stretch to allow a snug and perfect fit around your baby.

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