Can sheepskins keep babies cool in the heat?

It seems counterintuitive, but many people claim that sheepskin can keep babies cool in the heat. It’s a claim that’s sort of true. Nothing will keep you cool like being well hydrated with appropriate shade, but for everything else there’s sheepskin. Can sheepskin lower a baby’s temperature? Of course not. But unlike any man made … Read more Can sheepskins keep babies cool in the heat?

Sheepskins for prams, are sheepskins cool on hot days?

Keep baby cool in summer on a sheepskin

Sheepskin differs from man made fibers in that they wick moisture away from the skin, trapping air as they do so. Both these effects help stabilise the temperature for young and old alike. For young babies you will want a sheepskin shorn fairly short, leaving no long hairs to get in the way. Another benefit … Read more Sheepskins for prams, are sheepskins cool on hot days?