With 12 teeth now through, we were hoping for a bit of a break from teething but it’s started again with the canines now threatening to make their appearance sooner rather than later. As a result, we’re back to unsettled nights and Sophie wanting to chew everything. Whilst she’s not really been a very dribbly baby with the teething, we are getting a few more dribbles and so being offered the chance to review a couple of bandana bibs from Funky Giraffe came at a good moment!
We chose to review two bibs from the ‘Lucky’ set – a red bib with the word ‘Lucky’ emblazoned across it and a yellow bib with brown stars. What struck me first was how very soft the bibs are which I am sure must make them very comfortable to wear (Sophie certainly seemed happy with them). They are made from cotton with a fleece backing (designed to keep the baby’s chest dry as fleece is very absorbent) and are shaped to fit comfortably around the neck with two sets of nickel-free poppers at the back which mean that the bib is adjustable and will continue to fit comfortably as the baby grows. I could fasten the bib on the second tightest setting on Sophie which fitted well without being too tight or loose – she is thirteen months so these should easily last her until an age when she no longer needs them.
With Sophie having never really been a dribbly baby when teething, most of our use of bandana bibs have been for just quickly putting a bib on to protect her clothes when she is having a snack. This has been especially useful this time of year with Advent calendar chocolate which would get dribbled out and end up all over her front otherwise! The Funky Giraffe bibs definitely helped to prevent this.
As well as being practical and comfortable, the bibs look well-made and I also liked the different designs available which meant they also look good with an outfit when out and about. With this style of bib costing as low as £2 each, they are also good value for money. I found that they washed well on a 30’C machine wash too. They can be washed up to 40’C although I found that the chocolate and biscuit stains which the bib ended up covered with by the end of the day was removed quite well at the lower temperature.
Overall, I liked the quality and style of these bibs and would definitely recommend them to mums looking for dribble bibs for their babies.
Funky Giraffe bibs are available online at www.funkygiraffebibs.co.uk with individual bandana bibs costing £4 each (although the price of each decreases if you order more than one) and a set of 10 bibs costing £20 plus postage and packaging (free for UK orders over £7). There are various different styles of bibs including satin ones for special occasions, personalised ones and Christmas ones and the current range also includes burp cloths, hats and scratch mitts. Funky Giraffe also has an online store in France (http://funkygiraffe.fr/) and has recently opened online stores in Spain (http://funkygiraffe.es/) and Italy (http://funkygiraffe.it).
I have a Lucky set of 5 Funky Giraffe bibs (retailing at £11.50) to give away. To be in with a chance of winning please enter using the rafflecopter below. The giveaway ends at midnight on 31st December 2014 and is open to UK entrants only. Good luck!
I received two complimentary bibs to review plus a set of five to give away. All thoughts and opinions are my own