Most people think that bibs are for newborns. But they can be used for anyone, including toddlers.
The age of a toddler is classified as between 1 and 3 years old. And they need bibs for a number of reasons. This includes keeping clothes clean during feeding. Capturing excess drool. And covering their outfit from grime and dirt when playing.
Feeding – Feeding a toddler is messy. And using a large toddler bib that has been designed to protect your baby’s clothes is preferred. There are other types of bibs that you can use too. These include a smock bib that’s also used for arts and crafts. And silicone bibs that have a trough on them that capture dropped food. In addition to bibs, there are a number of feeding accessories like suction bowls and plates that help keep mess to a minimum.
Drooling – Babies and toddlers drool a lot. Especially when they start to teeth. So having a large bib to protect your baby’s delicate skin is a must. We have an article to help you select which is the best bib for a drooling baby that will help. All our bibs are designed to capture drool however the bandana-style dribble bib is the best option for this.
Coverage – When your baby gets to the toddler stage they are busy exploring. Which in turn is very messy! So you want a large-size bib to protect their outfits. Toddlers’ clothes can be expensive so having a bib that protects them will save you money.
So if you are wanting to know if toddlers need bibs, yes they do! To help keep their clothes clean while feeding, drool off their skin and provide as much coverage to their outfits as possible.
This article was written by Luisa Figueroa — I am the owner, designer, and maker of the My Little Love Heart range of bibs and accessories.