7 Best Baby Bath Towels and Robes of 2021
Best Baby Bath Towels and Robes
June 9, 2021

Best Baby Bath Towels and Robes

Is there anything cuter than a little one snuggled in a towel after a bath? Here are the best towels and robes for newborns to toddlers.Best Baby Bath Towels and Robes

There’s something about hooded bath towels and tiny robes that take your kiddo’s off-the-charts cuteness to another level. Cue the photo ops! (We don’t blame you for your camera roll being totally full.)

Aside from the adorable modeling sesh, snuggling your baby in a soft towel is the perfect way to cap off bath time. For the best value over time, look for towels that are large enough to last beyond the newborn stage (something bigger than 30”) and that stay nice and soft after lots of washes. Animal ears on the hood are optional (but highly recommended).

These are our favorite towels and robes to keep your little one warm.

Delightful Prints

Little Unicorn is well loved for their adorable patterns, and now you can bring them to bath time. This towel and washcloth set is made of printed cotton muslin and is back-quilted with ultra-soft, absorbent terry cloth. They even have pockets to warm little hands.

We also love the delightful prints from Loulou Lollipop’s hooded towels!

Additional Specs
Dimensions Towel: 30” x 30”; Washcloth: 8” x 8”

Premium Plush

Who doesn’t love a big, soft, fluffy towel? This baby bath towel from Parker Baby Co. is made with 100% ring spun cotton, meaning it’s softer, thicker and more absorbent than regular cotton towels. And with its larger-than-average size, it’ll keep your little one wrapped in cozy, plush luxury well into their toddler years.

Additional Specs
Dimensions Infant size: 40”x29”; toddler size: 52:x29”

Animals Galore!

Every baby needs a hooded towel with animal ears. Made of thick cotton velour and terry, Pottery Barn’s Nursery Critters’ collection has over 20 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.

Additional Specs
Dimensions 31” x 23”

Trendy Towel

While cotton animal ears are adorable, some parents seek a little more sophistication in their babys’ bath towel. Copper Pearl’s signature patterns are fun and modern. Made of 100% 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!

Additional Specs
Dimensions 33” x 33”

Budget Friendly

These towels are well-loved for both their affordable price and clean, modern prints. They’re perfectly simple and functional with just a splash of cuteness on the hood. Even better: there’s a large washcloth included! At less than half the price of other baby towels—but still just as soft and absorbant—this two-piece set is a great deal.

Additional Specs
Dimensions Towel: 30”x30”; washcloth: 9.5”x9.5”

So Cozy

Why keep your baby in a damp towel after drying them off? This cozy robe from Burt’s Bees, made with 100% GOTS-certified organic cotton, helps keep your little one warm and dry, whether they’ve just come from the bath or the beach. Keep in mind: the body of the robe runs a little short, so keep some pants handy so kiddo’s legs don’t get chilly.

Little Loungewear

While tiny robes are by no means a necessity at bath time, it’s hard to resist the opportunity to add more cuteness to a little one’s wardrobe. Perfect for getting in extra snuggles post-bath and pre-jammies, this robe’s plush fleece favric adds a welcome layer of warmth and softness. (And who could resist those tiny bear ears?!) Keep in mind: Sizes for this robe start at 2T and it’s made for a loose fit, so save it for the toddler years and don’t let your little one sleep in it.

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