Octopus Comforter

Octopus Comforter


Although designed with premature bubs in mind, these octopus comforters make the perfect gift for all newborn babies, and have been made according to strict guidelines so that they are safe to use when in NICU.

Used worldwide, the Preemie Octopus comforters have been proven to:

  • Remind babies of the umbilical cord - clinging to the tentacles help them to feel safe and calm

  • Deter them from pulling out their monitors and tubes by providing something else to hold on to

  • Result in improved breathing, increased regular heartbeats and higher levels of oxygen in their blood.

  • Help them to focus while breast or bottle feeding

Handmade as per the NSW & ACT Octopus for a Preemie Guidelines:

  • 100% cotton yarn (bamboo cotton)

  • Tight stitching

  • No embellishments or raised embroidery

  • Firmly stuffed using 100% polyester filling

  • Head/Body length is between 6-9cm

  • Tentacles are between 16-22cm when fully stretched

  • Handmade in a pet-free and smoke-free home

Additional Notes:

  • This item is made to order, please allow 1-3 working days. 

  • The yarn and colours used for this item is the same as what is used for the Noni bonnets. All colours (except the grey and light blue) can be seen in that listing. Light Blue is pictured in this listing.

Care instructions:

  • If being used for a premature baby in NICU, it is highly recommended that you wash the Octopus first

  • Hand wash or place in a laundry bag and use the gentle/delicate cycle of washing machine

  • Do not tumble dry

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