The Ollie Swaddle

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The Ollie Swaddle is a flexible 2-way swaddle that can transition your baby safely to the next phase of development. If your baby can roll over from back to stomach so you can transition to one or both of the baby’s arms out with the Ollie. Its design provides the baby the freedom to move and slowly adjust to sleeping unswaddled while continue promoting self-soothing.

Design of The Ollie Swaddle

The Ollie Swaddle has a simple design. It comes in a rectangular piece of stretchy fabric that has a huge strip of hook and loop which looks like a Velcro going that goes down on one side. Also, it has a small band toward the bottom which can help keep the baby enclosed.

The Ollie Swaddle is Easy to Use

This swaddle is easy to use, in fact, you can do it with eyes closed or even when you are in darkness. A few people don’t believe that most swaddles are easy to use, it’s true because not all swaddles are easy to use.

The Ollie Swaddle is Stretchy and has a Soft Material

There are many swaddles that are made from stretchy material but The Ollie Swaddle is very soft and elastic that allows for several movements but not that much. It uses moisture-wicking materials, it’s a fabric used in sportswear. With this material, it helps your little one thermo-regulate against the heat and cold.

The Hook and Loop of The Ollie Swaddle

Its hook and loop are easy to use compared to other swaddle materials. However, it will wear out after washing it five or six times. It means you’re either going to own a smelly swaddle or you need to buy a new swaddle every now and then. The Ollie Swaddle has a big strip of Velcro which works well and you will never wear down even after many washes you do.

The Ollie Swaddle is pricey even if the design is very simple. Perhaps it’s because of the materials used but it’s worth buying for. Many mothers are satisfied using The Ollie Swaddle even if it’s expensive than other swaddles. The important thing is it helps their babies fall asleep faster by using this excellent swaddle available in the market today.

How to use The Ollie Swaddle

First, place your baby in the center of the swaddle, their shoulders must be slightly above the top of The Ollie Swaddle. It’s very necessary because it can help ensure that the fabric will not bunch around the baby’s neck.

Second, when the swaddling arms are inside then pinned both arms down and fold the first side of The Ollie Swaddle tightly over its left arm as well as the torso. Then, fold it over and behind your baby’s right arm.

Third, both arms should be tucked in now. After that, take the second side of The Ollie Swaddle then attach it to its hook and loop closure.

Fourth, secure its elastic loop under the little one’s feet directly. It’s sizing is flexible so it probably grows with your baby.

Editor's Pros & Cons

Simple design

Easy to use

Made from quality materials


Velcro is a little noisy if you try to adjust the swaddle while the baby is still asleep.