Is there anything more Insta-worthy than a dewy-fresh baby wrapped in an adorable bath towel? There's something about those animal hood designs that turn me into mush. But beyond aesthetics, the best baby towels come in a softer than soft material — and they'll have a hood.
While it might seem like a hood's purpose is just to score cuteness points, it's actually an important baby towel feature. That's because babies can lose heat up to four times faster than adults and newborns in particular are prone to heat loss from the head. By quickly wrapping your baby from head to toe after the bath, you'll help ensure they don't get chilled.
Finding the perfect bath towel for your little one will also come down to your material preference. Here's a quick breakdown of which each type has to offer:
Beyond material, you can consider if you want a whimsical animal or unicorn style or if you prefer more simple designs. Sets that come with washcloths are convenient and also make great shower gifts.
With all that in mind, it's time to shop for the best baby towels around. All of the picks below come backed by enthusiastic parents giving them rave reviews on Amazon.
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