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Baby Boxes vs. Moses Baskets

Baby boxes are gaining popularity in the United States, after wide spread use in Finland.  The boxes are believed to be one of the reasons why Finland has such a low rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.   

Some regulatory agencies advise caution, as discussed in this article from the NY Times - Put Your Baby In A Box - Some Experts Advise Caution.  

While we do not know about Baby Boxes, we do know about Moses Baskets.   Moses Baskets are stylish, comfortable, more durable than a cardboard box and adaptable for after the baby outgrows the basket.  Our customers tell us Moses Baskets make perfect gifts. For your next baby shower, fill a basket with essentials - the new parents will be grateful.      

Which do you prefer?  A box or a Moses Basket?

Moses Baskets

Tadpoles Moses Basket Cable Knit NaturalTadpoles Moses Basket Cable Knit NaturalTadpoles Moses Baskets are timeless, with similar baskets having been used for thousands of years.  It is a convenient place to provide a portable bed for baby without taking up a lot of room.  They are a stylish way of giving your baby a comfortable place to sleep.  This wonderful post by Caitlin Burm shows a beautifully designed nursery with a Tadpoles Moses Basket.  

After your baby has outgrown their Moses Basket, re-purpose it for storage.  It makes a good laundry basket, toy basket, or place to put magazines.  There are endless possibilities.  If you are planning a baby shower, a perfect gift is a Tadpoles Moses basket filled with things for the new baby.   

Our baskets are hand woven for us with Moroccan palm leaves.  Baskets are appropriate for new born babies up to 15 pounds or 3 months.  We also sew a limited edition set of Moses Baskets in our Brooklyn warehouse.  

Incidentally, many of our customers ask about a Moses Basket recall.  A few years ago we sourced a Moses Basket stand from another company.  There were some concerns raised about the stand so we discontinued the stand and continue to sell thousands of basket and bedding sets.