8 Best Baby Bath Towels and Robes of 2019

Best Baby Bath Towels and Robes of 2019

March 15, 2019

Best Baby Bath Towels and Robes of 2019

There's nothing like snuggling up a freshly bathed baby in a warm, cuddly towel.Best Baby Bath Towels and Robes of 2019

There’s something about hooded bath towels and tiny robes that take your kiddo’s off-the-charts cuteness to another level. (And now you know why your phone’s camera roll is totally full.)

Aside from the photo opps, snuggling up a freshly bathed baby in a warm, cuddly towel is the perfect way to cap off bath time. Look for towels that are large enough to last beyond the newborn stage (like something bigger than 30”) and that stay nice and soft after lots of washes. Animal ears on the hood—optional (but highly recommended).

These are our favorite towels and robes.

Big Fun

Skip Hop’s 100-percent cotton Zoo towels are large enough to grow with your baby into the toddler years—and since they hold up so well in the wash, they certainly will! And the animal designs are adorable.

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Dimensions 34” x 34”

Plush Personalization

Every baby needs a hooded towel with animal ears. Made of thick cotton velour and terry, Pottery Barn’s Nursery Critters’ collection has over 15 sweet styles to choose from (lions, dinos and bears, oh my!). Better yet? They can be personalized for a thoughtful and extremely useful gift. Keep in mind: designed for little ones from birth to 24 months, these cozy wraps are on the smaller side. But PB makes equally cute wraps for big kids, which are recommended for ages three and up.

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Dimensions 31” x 23”

Fab Tabs

Fumbling around with a towel while trying to get a wet, slippery baby out of the tub and into your arms makes every parent sweat. The Puj Hug is here to help. Thanks to built-in interlocking silicone tabs, you can simply secure the towel around your neck and use both hands to safely wrap your baby up. And post bubble bath, one of the tabs attaches to a hook for easy drying. However, this luxury towel is expensive. But lots of parents consider the hands-free feature worth every penny.

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Dimensions 28” x 28”

Fun-Sized Friends

From toy storage bins to bath towels, 3 Sprouts is known for their cheery animal designs. Turn your tot into a little chicken, tiger, walrus or hippo after a scrub in the tub. An outer layer of cotton meets an inner layer of soft terry to create a cozy, absorbent hooded towel. These towels are perfectly sized for infants up to 18 months, but you’ll wish they lasted longer!

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Dimensions 31” x 31”

Wild One

Baby shark, doo doo doo doo doo doo…

Cozy your little one up after a bath or dip in the pool in this adorable bathrobe (it’s great for vacations!). The robe comes complete with a row of teeth, a dorsal fin and a shark tail at the back. And no need for water to wear this—it makes an awesome baby Halloween costume too. This is designed for babies up to nine months (but many parents say they have to retire it by six months). Be sure to snap plenty of photos before it’s too small!

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Dimensions 30” x 30”

Trendy Towel

No offense to adorable farm animals, but some babies (er, their parents) seek a little more sophistication in a bath towel. Copper Pearl’s signature patterns are fun and modern. Made of 100-percent cotton muslin and lined with soft terry cloth, these towels provide cozy comfort after a bath. Plus, they’re large enough to last into the toddler years. This towel is on the pricier side, so be sure to add it to your registry for one of your nearest and dearest to splurge on!

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Dimensions 33” x 33”

Snuggly Set

Copper Pearl fans will also love Little Unicorn’s sweet, chic prints. From florals to nautical themes, these super-soft muslin hooded towels (with pockets to warm little hands!) come with a matching washcloth. Hello, perfect baby gift!

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Dimensions Towel: 30” x 30”; washcloth: 8” x 8”

Sustainably Soft

A simple, neutral towel is the perfect addition to any registry. What’s even better is when it’s made with soft, organic bamboo fibers. These ultra-thick hooded towels are plush, large and absorbent for optimum post-bath snuggles. Although the overall design of this towel is simple, the brand’s logo is front and center on the hood (which some parents aren’t crazy about).

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Dimensions 34.25” x 34.25”
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