A few months ago I read a story called “Why Finnish Babies Sleep in Cardboard Boxes.” I was intrigued by the title and clicked. I learned something new and amazing- that the government provides every mother in Finland with a cardboard box full of baby items. The tradition started in the 1930’s and is still going strong.
The Baby Box Co. decided to bring that here to the states. No, the boxes aren’t free but you can buy yourself or a friend something very similar to what Finnish mothers receive, right down the the cardboard box.
“Our Baby Boxes are modeled after the maternity packages in Finland, which the Finnish government has gifted to all of its country’s expectant mothers for that last 75 years. Designed to promote the safety and well-being of infants, these boxes contain all the basic new mom must-haves, from diaper rash creams and baby shampoo to resources and first aid kits. The box itself is lined with a securely fitted mattress so that it can be used as a lightweight bassinet or travel crib, providing infants with a safe place to sleep. These boxes have been credited with bringing Finland’s infant mortality rate down to one of the lowest in the world. Once the baby has outgrown the box, it can be used to store toys, clothes, and more.
For the first time, The Baby Box Co. has made these baby boxes available outside of Finland. We have filled each box with all of our favorite products, like Angel Dear loveys and Aden + Anais swaddles. We are thrilled to share our Baby Boxes with expectant parents everywhere, and we are proud to partner with Children International in their mission to improve the lives of children across the globe!”
The boxes contain many personal favorites such as Aden+Anais swaddling blankets and Earth Mama Angel Baby products. They make several options including The Basic Box, The Classic Box, and The Nature Box. The items are carefully curated to be thoughtful and useful with just enough “luxury” to make it more fun than getting a big box of full of disposables. The Nature Box even includes a cloth diaper kit from Real Nappies.Win it!
I know I would have been thrilled to receive such a wonderful gift! Wouldn’t you?! Enter to win The Nature Box which includes
– 2 Aden + Anais swaddles
– 1 cloth diaper kit
– 1 all-natural wooden teether
– 1 carton of all-natural baby wipes
– 1 full-size bottle of Earth Mama Angel Baby shampoo & body wash
– 1 sample of Mother Love nipple cream
– 2 BPA-free pacifiers
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