9 Best Bibs for Babies of 2020

Best Bibs

June 4, 2019

Best Bibs

Best Bibs
Photo by @chelsrosario
Little ones + mealtime = lots of messes. These cute bibs help keep it under control.Best Bibs

Chances are, your little eater is going to make some kind of mess. So if spillage is inevitable, you’ll definitely want some bibs.

Bibs come in a variety of styles—drool bibs, plastic bibs, bibs with pockets to catch the mess. What should you look for? You’ll want waterproof, easy-to-clean bibs that can contain the overflow and keep your kiddo’s cute outfits pristine (well, relatively).

Look for snaps and Velcro closures that can come off easily in case the bib gets caught—but don’t come off so easily baby can remove them. Adjustable straps that grow with baby will allow you to use the bib longer.

Here are some of our favorite bibs.

A Colorful Catch-All

This bib has a smart design, with a deep and sturdy spill pocket that catches any stray food or liquids. It’s made from BPA-free plastic that’s easy to clean—you simply rinse it under running water—and it dries quickly. It’s even dishwasher safe. The adjustable neckband rests on baby’s neck and will loosen easily if it gets caught. Despite the bib’s name, the material is more rigid than supple.

A Designer Drool Bib

Fashion-forward parents will love these adorable drool bibs, which come in artsy, original prints and are comfy for babies to wear all day. They’re made with a soft cotton muslin that gets softer with each wash.

A Full-Coverage Outfit Protector

Give your baby’s outfit a fighting chance with a sleeved bib that covers almost every inch of their upper body. It’s fully adjustable, with elasticized cuffs to change the sleeve length, and a tie closure around the neck. You can wipe the waterproof fabric clean or throw the bib in the wash (hang to dry).

A Budget-Friendly Bib

You can’t beat the affordable price on this find from IKEA. It has a waterproof front that wipes clean, and it can also be thrown in the washing machine (don’t put it in the dryer). There’s a small pocket to catch spills, as well as an easy on-and-off neck closure.

A Colorful Multi-Pack

A different color for each day of the week (almost)! These soft organic muslin bibs will brighten up any meal time. And they’re hypoallergenic, formaldehyde-free and are made from Azo-free dyes.

A Super-Cute Cover-Up

You can’t beat the adorableness of these animal-themed bibs, which come in a variety of designs like a butterfly, monkey, dog and even a unicorn. The thin, food-safe silicone material wipes down easily, and even goes in the dishwasher for a deeper clean. The neck strap is adjustable, so it can grow with your baby. Skip Hop also has matching bowls and plates, so your little can have a coordinating mealtime set.

A 2-in-1 Keep-Clean Bib

These soft, 100% cotton muslin bibs do double duty. They’re a full-coverage bib with a snap fastener for older babies and toddlers—with four layers of cotton, they soak up wet messes and are cozy enough for droolers to wear all day. These bibs also make great burp cloths, so you can start using them right away. Plus, just toss in the washing machine to clean.

An Easy-to-Store Spill Trapper

With soft fabric that goes around baby’s neck and chest (it secures with Velcro), and a durable, silicone pocket to trap crumbs and mess, this Oxo bib is both comfortable and practical. It’s also compact and convenient—the fabric part rolls up into the pocket and secures closed, so you can stash it in your diaper bag or kitchen drawer. It’s BPA free and machine washable, as well.

Certified Organic and Chemical-Free

These organic cotton bibs have a lap shoulder design so they’re easy to slip on and off of baby’s head. They’re also soft and absorbant, and free of any harsh chemicals, so they’re gentle on your baby’s skin.

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