The Ko-Coon nesting pod, a new favourite!

When the Ko-Coon nesting pod arrived on my doorstep I was skeptical; we never had one with Aria and she was just fine, what difference could the Ko-Coon pod make? Turns out, quite a bit, so much so that even Dan is a convert!

Ko-Coon is a local company based in Cape Town whose aim is to make things a whole lot less overwhelming for parents – their merino wool products are handmade by the local community using natural fibres and neutral tones making them the perfect fit for any baby room and home. Their products range from the Ko-Coon nesting pod and beautiful moses baskets (with stands) to sensory receiving blankets and merino wool pillows.

After browsing their site for a while, you will notice that they put a huge emphasis on using merino wool where they can. After reading up about this particular material, I believe that this is one of the key stand out factors that sets a Ko-Coon nesting pod apart from the rest. Merino wool is incredibly impressive and has so many advantages when it comes to infants. Some of the benefits that stood out to me:

  • It is antibacterial by nature. This gives me such peace of mind that when Maia is sleeping in her pod, it is clean literally from the inside out. In the same vein…
  • It inhibits dust mites, mould and mildew. I certainly do not want those little critters anywhere near my child!
  • Just like a down duvet, it is cool in summer and warm in the winter, helping to regulate your child’s temperature.
  • Merino wool is completely hypoallergenic as well as breathable which means that it is great for little ones who might suffer from respiratory problems or allergies.

Now that you have some background into Ko-Coon and what sets their products apart, let’s chat about the nesting pod, because if you’re anything like me, you’re probably rolling your eyes and thinking, “not another baby gimmick” because I certainly did. Okay, so first things first, what actually makes up the Ko-Coon nesting pod and what do you get when you purchase it, I’m about to go into a whole lotta detail about each item including what they can be used for once your bub outgrows their pod, because you know, we like major bang for our buck.

The nesting cushion: This is the base or “mattress” of the pod and is made of that glorious 100% merino wool, covered by a weaved cotton fabric. It provides support for your baby but it doesn’t put any unnecessary or harmful pressure on their neck or spine. The cushion makes a great little mat for tummy time and can also be used as a pillow once your child needs one.

The border: My favourite part of the pod because it allows me to customise the pod according to Maia’s growth. So when she was a teeny tiny newborn, we made the pod smaller in essence. Now that she’s growing, we’ve widened things up a bit so that she still fits. It gives your child that snug and safe feeling which is extremely important during the forth trimester (the first 3 months after birth). I’ve used the entire pod as is for tummy time, but you can also take the border out and use it as your support tool. It also comes in handy to help prop your child up when you’re teaching them how to sit, as well as a make-shift bed rail underneath the sheet for when they move into a toddler bed.

The cover: Made from a soft knit fabric, the cover of the Ko-Coon nesting pod makes your baby feel as snug as a bug in a rug. It zips open and close so that it’s really quick and easy to change when you need to. I have two white ones and a stone one, both equally as gorgeous.

The puddle pad: Okay so this doesn’t come in the nesting pod bundle but it’s too good not to mention and well worth the buy in my opinion. The puddle pad goes on top of the nesting cushion (inside the cover) to protect it should your baby’s nappy leak, so like a waterproof made of natural fibres. It folds up really nicely and would also make a great change mat for your car or nappy bag.

This information is all good and well but what do I think of the Ko-Coon nesting pod, and why. Truthfully I love it. It has honestly become one of my must-have baby items and for a good few reasons:

  1. It helps with sleep, well in Maia’s case it definitely does. I find that she settles a lot faster and drifts off to sleep a lot quicker when she is in her pod.
  2. The nesting pod is really versatile and we have used it all over the house from her cot, to our bed and even in the lounge in her moses basket. I have used the pod for Maia to do tummy time and it works brilliantly. It’s also such a helping hand if she is awake but I need to help Aria with something (like for example, breakfast), I can plonk Maia on her pod, in her basket and I know that she is happy and safe while I attend to Aria.
  3. We can rest easy at night knowing that Maia is safe and secure in her nesting pod. For such a tiny little person, a cot is a really big space – I like the fact that the Ko-Coon nesting pod keeps my babe all cuddled up in one spot in the cot.

READ MORE: Our evening routine with a baby and a toddler

Would I spend my hard earned money on a Ko-Coon nesting pod? Absolutely yes. Would I recommend it to friends and family? Without a doubt in my mind. If you’re looking for a baby/nesting pod, I cannot recommend this one from Ko-Coon enough, not only is it so well made and versatile, it’s well priced, it’s locally made and it’s endorsed by pediatric occupational therapists and physiotherapists. They have also recently launched their “trade in baby bundles” which is such an incredible initiative and gives you 20% off your purchase!

Would you like to win a Ko-Coon nesting pod? Of course you do! Entering is really simple:

1. Comment on this blog post and tell me what aspect of the Ko-Coon nesting pod most appeals to you.

2. Make sure you are following both myself and Ko-Coon on either Instagram or Facebook (or both!) and tag one friend in the comments of this picture on Instagram or Facebook (or both!)

Giveaway will run until 8 April 2019 at 20h00.

The winner has 48 hours to claim their prize, failure to do so will result in a new winner being drawn.

Ko-Coon is responsible for delivering the prize to the winner.

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    Imka Webb
    April 1, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    What do I love most about this? It helps with sleep, which means I can get more sleep 😂

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    Jade VRVO
    April 1, 2019 at 7:21 pm

    I’ve always loved the idea that baby has her own little cozy womb like space so she can feel safe and secure ❤️

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    Kelly frost
    April 1, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    I love that ko-coon is a local company producing amazing quality pods & Moses baskets, both amazing in quality & beautifully made.

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    April 1, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Oh my goodness what’s not appealing about this fabulous piece!it seems so versatile and can be used for so many different times of the day. Tummy time, sleep time and the fact that’s it’s all natural really appeals to me.

    I’m saving for one for my baba, hopefully I win one 🤞🏼🤞🏼

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    April 1, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    Love the fact that it’s made out of Merino Wool with all its hygiene and antibacterial properties. Love the fact its locally made and LOVE the fact that it doesnt have a hugely ridiculous price tag attached.

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    April 1, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    I absolutely love the fact that its hypoallergenic!! My little boy really suffers with sinuses and allergies, so for me this is huge!! Knowing that he may have a peaceful and sound sleep..

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    Michelle Goncalves
    April 1, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    All the features are great but I especially like the anti bacterial and anti bug feature of the pods. Noone wants those little critters on our babas hehe

    Another thing I love about it is that it can be used anywhere which I think is great. My first born was a terrible sleeper when we would go out or be away from his cot. And I wish I had something like this then so he would think he was still in his bed hehe we ate expecting our 2nd baby in October and would love this prize so so much ❤️

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    April 1, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    the Ko-Coon nesting pod appeals to me because what a win if your baby settles a lot faster!!

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    April 1, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    I love the fact that it is flatter than other options and yet is soft so cushions and allows baby to nestle in. Amaizng that it is 100% Merino wool!

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    Heloise Hollander
    April 1, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    This is so beautiful and the fact that merino wool is being used for the nesting pod is just amazing. I’ve only heard amazing things! Baby is due in a month and I would love to try this. 💛👍🏼

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    April 1, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    I love that it will make a big cot just that much more snug. We are going to move our newborn to her cot soon (out of a bassinet) and this will be the perfect way to do it! And if I gain some more sleep out of it I’d be only too grateful!!

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    April 1, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    I love the fact that you can move it around the house with the greatest of ease!

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    Margeaux Burton
    April 1, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    That is really hugs and shapes your baby’s body which will help feel like she is nestled in moms arms and help her settle into a warm and comfy sleep. Would just love one for my baby girl #3WeeksOld

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    Lauren Deetlefs
    April 1, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    I really want to have a place to put baby down that is safe! I love the idea of having a place for day time naps and a place for sleep at night for those first few weeks!

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    April 1, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    The Ko-Coon sounds like an absolute must-have for a first time mom – like ME!! I love the fact that it is so versatile and can be used for so many different aspects of the childs development and different stages. For me the baby’s safety while sleeping is still a massive concern and sounds like this gives you total peace of mind!

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    Tess Coetzee
    April 1, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    I love that the Ko-Coon is so easily portable and cozy! I completely agree that a cot is enormous for such a small little treasure and I love that the Ko-Coon offers my baby comfort, support and a safe sleeping environment. I love that it is hypoallergenic because my allergies go crazy and I’d hate to wake my little girl with snuffles and sneezes. I also want only the best for her, as does any parent so that’s why I’d love to win this beautiful piece most of all!

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    Cherise roberts
    April 1, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    The fact that the border is customizable! I hadn’t no idea any pod could do that, that is SO handy!! I need one of these in my life for
    My new born.

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    Jamey Meyer
    April 1, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    Without a doubt the fact that you can customize according to babas size is what really appeals to me! My sister is due in June and this would be the ultimate spoil! What a divine concept.

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    April 1, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    I love that you can use it anywhere in the house, even for tummy time 💕

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    Sam Herbst
    April 1, 2019 at 7:55 pm

    Sarah! Such a good post. Thanks for this. No plans yet for baby no. 2, though the practice doesn’t hurt. That said, when he/she does arrive I need a better plan for sleep time. I was so nervous about cot death that my little guy had zero blankets or cushioning around him. No comfort whatsoever, so naturally he only slept on me or when he was being carried, which is not ideal for sleep deprivation. So I guess the fact that the Ko-Koon is a safe space but still cuddly is a win from me. Xx

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    Hilda Vigoureux
    April 1, 2019 at 7:56 pm

    I love the versatility and that baby can feel safe in their pod.

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    April 1, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    I love how baby has their own safe pod space to rest where every you need to be. Creating a familar cosy environment.

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    April 1, 2019 at 8:04 pm

    I love that it can help baby to sleep better. My first wasn’t a good sleeper, and I spent many a night googling what to do/buy to help him to sleep better.. I’m due in a week with my second and I’d love to hav this to help us along to better nights’ sleep.

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    Minette Williams
    April 1, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    I love the fact that i will be able to put baby down in his cot or basket safely while i attend to his 3 year old brother.

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    April 1, 2019 at 8:12 pm

    My niece would love this for her newborn because it’s versatile and she could take it wherever she goes. A happy baby means a happy mama.

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    Ronnae Elliott
    April 1, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    I love that it is antibacterial by nature.

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    Steph Smith
    April 1, 2019 at 8:19 pm

    I used to be the napping queen. The Olympic Gold Medalist of sleeping…..then the pregnancy insomnia hit and I hear it just gets a whole lot worse. Anything to aid with ease of sleep for our baby arriving in May would mean a happier and more emotionally stable mom. I do love that it’s made from hypoallergenic materials as being asthmatic and allergy prone myself, I can rest assured that she will be snoozing in the safest, coziest environment🖤

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    Ninette Leistner
    April 1, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    I love the border, it is so versatile!

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    Ina Otto
    April 1, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    Our little girl is arriving in 2 months time, and to be honest I’ve been overwhelmed at the amount of baby stuff, and nesting pillows out there. This one appeals to me specifically because it is made out of natural wool (big believer in everything natural and antibacterial) , and because it is adjustable which makes it so versatile.

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    Khadija Fakir
    April 1, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    I have a little baby boy. He’s 10 weeks old today. I love that the nesting cushion is made from merino wool. Its breathable which is perfect for the hot humid North Coast. I also have a camp cot (big mistake – it’s too rickety and shaky, and one touch and it’s shaking and disturbing baby) this pod will make baby feel safe and snug.

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    April 1, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    I love that it provides a nesting like feel by making a big cot smaller.

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    April 1, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    It sounds super luxurious and soft which means happy sleeping for baby close to me wherever I am! Having my first little one in May so this would be a dream!

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    homairah dhorat
    April 1, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    i love the fact that its versatile and can be used anywhere , the fact that it’s hypoallergenic is a bonus <3

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    Christelle Schrenk
    April 1, 2019 at 8:26 pm

    The Ko-Coon is awesome! The fact that it is so versatile is great. Sleeping can take place anywhere, anytime. And you know baby is snug and safe. Didnt have something like this with my first baby and would love to have this comfort with my second baby, due April 😁

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    Lisa Nel
    April 1, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    I love the fact that my baby will be safe and snug in the pod and that it is made out of merino wool and not any synthetic material👌🏻

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    Tasneem Maganlal
    April 1, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    I love that merino wool is antibacterial. I am going to have my baby earlier than expected due to some complications and my eldest daughter was a preemie as well so I know how important it will be to keep baby away from germs. This will definitely be amazing to win.

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    April 1, 2019 at 8:32 pm

    I love how versatile it is. We previously used another brand of “baby pod” but I didnt really love it and definitely think that merino wool is the way to go!

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    R. Karriem
    April 1, 2019 at 8:36 pm

    The border because it can be customized.

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    April 1, 2019 at 8:47 pm

    What I love the idea of the nesting pods border – as it mimics the womb (which completely makes sense). I’m currently pregnant with my first baby and have heard absolutely amazing things about the Ko-Coon nesting pod and would love to win one for my baby!

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    April 1, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    This sounds like heaven… Baby girl is not the best sleeper, she has been through quite abit with a Lil foot issue at birth, and had an op a week ago, if this will make her just a tad bit more comfy and feel more secure and cuddled, while giving me 5 more minutes in bed, it would be amazing!

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    April 1, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    Love how you can use it anywhere and know that baby is in a safe spot! And that it’s made by a local company!! Looks amazing!! My sister is due end of this month and with two busy older kids, she would love this!

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    April 1, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    What seems to stand out for me about the ko-coon is that it is hypoallergenic and antibacterial, being a *full of allergies baby myself* – I really wont be surprised if my baby turns out the same so this cushion would work so well. I also like the fact that you say it makes Maia sleep easier, what mom doesn’t want that 🙌🙌!

    I am going to be a mom for the first time so taking advice from a mama with 2 gorgeous babies ,I’m all in !! If it works for you I know it will work for me 🙏🙏😁

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    April 1, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    I like that you can buy a waterproof protector to put on the inside. Such a must for babies with acid reflux!

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    April 1, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    that’s its antibacterial by nature, my little one spent sometime in hospital, that gives me peace of mind.

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    April 1, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    I strive to support local brands and when I first heard about Ko-Coon I was immediately drawn to their ethical approach to produce sustainable, relevant products. Coming from the Eastern Cape I believe that merino wool is an excellent natural fiber that keeps baby’s temperature regulated as the weather changes. The Ko-Coon Nesting Pod is elegantly simple yet functional in design. Our little man is due in July and I would love to have a Ko-Coon Nesting Pod to see him through his early development stages.

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    Danielle Hinsch
    April 1, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    I’m in love with no-coon’s Moses baskets! I love the different designes and how beautifully the would fit into any home. I most like the fact that you can change the sizing of the nest to fit around your baby so that they feel snug and you know they are happy and safe.

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    Jacqui Naicker
    April 1, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    As a soon to be new mom (due in 2 weeks) the peace of mind knowing baby is snug and safe is definitely top of the list… but the fact that it is also hypo-allergenic is an added bonus.❤

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    Anushka Maharajh Moonilal
    April 1, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    As a germaphobe I love the fact that the pod is antibacterial and doesn’t allow dust mites, mildew and mold.

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    April 1, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    I love that its adjustable in size because of the border!

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    Yolandi Tinkler
    April 1, 2019 at 9:57 pm

    Helps with SLEEP!!! As a Mom of 2 Boys (expecting our second soon) I am 34 weeks pregnant with Baby Boss and it would make this crazy life so much easier to still juggle my 1st born priorities as he is going to Grade R next year while having a newborn in the house.

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    April 1, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    I love the border / bumper and that it’s so versatile, but overall love how modular the whole nest is so that each part is customisable and can easily be reused. It’s also looks oh-so-snug – perfect for the little baby girl that’s on her way this winter!

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    Chané Wolmarans
    April 1, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    The aspect I like the most is the fact that it is multi functional, I love items that has multiple uses. And with our Rainbow baby due I would love such an item to make life easier.

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    Lauren Hart
    April 1, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    I love how multifunctional and customizable (according to baby’s size) it is! Definitely makes it worth every cent! 🤞🏼

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    April 1, 2019 at 10:50 pm

    I love that they’re a local company, and that the pod is so versatile. Would love my babe to have a safe cosy space to sleep in that would help her to eventually transition into her cot ❤️

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    Ashleigh Marais
    April 1, 2019 at 10:52 pm

    The idea of a safe womb like pod just makes so much sense to help comfort a newborn and help them settle quickly. The anti bacterial properties are an extra bonus. Expecting my first baby this year and would love to have the pod ready for a contented baby.

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    April 1, 2019 at 10:55 pm

    There’s so much to love, but the adjustable border sands out to me. And of course it’s instagram worthy 🙂 Following as Pure Sweet Joy on Insta and as my personal account on Facebook.

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    April 1, 2019 at 11:05 pm

    I like how versatile the pod is

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    April 2, 2019 at 3:33 am

    I love that it helps promote good sleep & that baby can sleep in & relax in it anywhere because you can move it around. I work from home and my little girl battles with settling and falling sleep so this would be more than amazing 🤞🏼

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    Halima Shaik
    April 2, 2019 at 3:40 am

    An expectant mom to be after much trial and error this would make the perfect start up for my upcoming bundle of joy soon to be arriving in May 25th.The most appealing is the The border: My favourite part of the pod is the boader,as i know not how rapid my girl shall grow her height,weight etc and comfort is key,hence being able to customize according shall be of great help to me

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    Taryn Dubois
    April 2, 2019 at 6:00 am

    I would love this as it would be a great addition to the family, it would help with making my baby super comfy and help with him learning how to sit and what’s more is my sister Tiffany Hamilton is about to have her baby and this would make an awesome hand me down.

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    April 2, 2019 at 6:08 am

    I love that the product is locally made and uses merino wool, supporting both farmers and the community. I am due in August and looking at using as many natural and sustainable baby products as I can – cloth nappies etc. The Ko-Coon Nesting Pod sounds perfect 🙂

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    April 2, 2019 at 6:24 am

    I love that the little babe fits snug and feels save!! Amazing product 🥰

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    Lynn Nolan
    April 2, 2019 at 7:57 am

    It provides support for your baby but it doesn’t put any unnecessary or harmful pressure on their neck or spine

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    April 2, 2019 at 9:25 am

    There are so many decisions to make when becoming a new mom, at least with this one i’ll know and will have piece of mind I’ll have made the right one.
    It’s versatile, looks amazing and who doesn’t love merino wool.
    (The fact that it has been endorsed is added reassurance- yes I’m going to be one of those moms 🙈)

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    April 2, 2019 at 10:04 am

    I love that the nesting pod is really versatile!

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    Leandra Krige
    April 2, 2019 at 10:11 am

    I love the Ko-Coon Nesting pod as it is so versatile. It sounds like I needed it last night. My baby girl was born 6 days ago and has very bad reflux. This pod could have been placed between me and my husband in bed and would have made life so much easier than to get up all the time. She looks so lost in her cot. Ended up me sleeping in a sitting position and Harper in my arms. This would have made life so much easier. It sounds like a Dream come true xx

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    April 2, 2019 at 10:37 am

    The merino wool that they use interests me the most, the benefits seem ideal for little ones..Love that it’s locally produced as well… Also love that the pod goes where you go, a cot is so restrictive and when you’re living in a double story apartment, it can become a nightmare.

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    Samantha Cumming
    April 2, 2019 at 11:20 am

    Thank you so much fo this blog post!! Have been deciding for months whether to get one for our little girl due in August, but wasn’t quite sure until I ready tour post! LOVE that you know they are are safe and snug in the Ko-Coon pod and that it can be made bigger once they start growing, and versatile in that you can use if for tummy time and as a pillow!

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    Cassidy Taylor-Memmory
    April 2, 2019 at 11:26 am

    I don’t even have a baby but I’ve loved seeing Maia cuddle in hers so much haha

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    Jess Gornall
    April 2, 2019 at 12:42 pm

    I love the idea of sleeping pods! As active people we want to be able to take our little guy with us to the tennis club and golf club but don’t want him to have to sleep in his pram the whole time! The portability of these pods means he can be put to sleep anywhere without lugging around too much stuff! I particularly love the Ko-Coon ones because of the merino wool. I grew up on a merino farm and we used to spend hours playing in the wool. Our skin was always nice and healthy and we hardly ever got badly sick! Natural fibres are always better!!

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    Carla Jordaan
    April 2, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    It will have to be the border!! Securing all my bubs(I’m a foster mama) into the little nest, knowing they’re snug and safe!! ❤️🥰

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    April 2, 2019 at 2:12 pm

    I love that it can “grow” and change with my growing baby. And that the border can be removed and used for more than just the sleep aspect -like for tummy time. True value for money makes this a real investment.

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    Sharon Vorster
    April 2, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    I love that you can customise it according to your little ones growth. There are so many great aspects but this is a super helpful one 🙂

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    Shiela Motaung
    April 2, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    I love that it helps regulate the baby’s temperature by being cool in summer and warm in winter

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    April 2, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    As a first time expecting mom I can already picture myself not wanting to leave my angels side , especially at night . The first thing that I love about the Ko-Coon nesting pod is that I’ll be able to have him or her next to my bed side at night as opposed to down the passenger in the 2nd bedroom . Secondly after reading up about the Ko-Coon nesting pod and finding out about how it’s environmentally friendly using merino wool really spoke volumes to me because it’s supporting our community on our home soil . And let’s not even begin to talk about the beautiful Moses look , it really brings such a antique look to it that I really love so much . To be honest because of its mobility and light weight it will even make it easier to have him or her downstairs with me while I’m busy . I’ve been following Ko-Coon on Instagram and have already showed my partner (who loves it too ) .

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    April 2, 2019 at 3:51 pm

    I love the fact that it’s so versatile… I’ve heard so many good things about pods but I’ve been so hesitant about getting one because of the idea of “how long will I actually use it for”. But to know that the Ko-Coon nesting Pod can change and grow with baby is awesome to know, and that it can be used in so many different ways makes it seem like something every mother should have rather than it being an unnecessary luxury… Definitely changed my opinion!!

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    April 2, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    I love the fact that it helps baby settle and drift of to sleep. Great that it’s also locally made

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    April 3, 2019 at 4:18 am

    I just love everthing about the Ko-coon nesting pod but what apeals to me most is the hypoallergenic qualities it possess. With both my bous suffering from sinus allergies and many (o, so many) sleepless nights I would really like to be better prepared for baby sis’ coming soon. Minimising all allergy hazards and have the peace of mind that baby is save and snug would be such a comfort! And maybe I’ll get more sleep this round as well, bonus!

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    April 3, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    I love lots about it! But really like that it inhibits dust mites, mould and mildew, and that it is antibacterial. We have allergies in my family, so keeping things free from dust and mould is important to me. Great that it is hypoallergenic too.

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    Karien Coetzer
    April 4, 2019 at 7:47 am

    My favorite part of the kacoon would be the versatility. I would love to be able to have one perfect product for the little one to sleep in, to be save, for tummy time and that I am able to move it to where I am in the house.

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    Lauren H
    April 4, 2019 at 7:11 pm

    The hypoallergenic feature sells it for me! As someone with a cat who I hope will take a liking to our baby, there will be lots of cat sheddings all around 😂 I would love to know that bub is sleeping in her spot safe from cat dander!

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    April 4, 2019 at 7:37 pm

    I love that it’s hypoallergenic and anti bacterial, that’s one less thing to stress about for a new mum!

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    April 4, 2019 at 8:39 pm

    It helps with sleep!!! Haha

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    Samantha Coetzer
    April 5, 2019 at 8:35 am

    I love the fact that you can customize the pod with the border. Love that it grows with baby! And of course I love love that it is hypoallergenic!

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    Jess Biermann
    April 5, 2019 at 9:43 am

    There is so much to love, but firstly, I love that this is local – I like to support local when I can! I also love the Merino wool aspect and the antibacterial properties. As a first-time mom, I can see myself using this A LOT!

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    April 5, 2019 at 10:15 am

    Love that it is versitile and will help with sleep, such a great product and review… Holding Thumbs:)

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    Tanya Opperman
    April 6, 2019 at 8:11 am

    I like the fact that it’s a lot more natural than some other pods on the market that seem so hard and it comes at a reasonable price too. I would love to win this! Baby is due on the 15th and we’re so excited!

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    April 6, 2019 at 1:41 pm

    Hi there!
    So, first, the reason I’m entering this competition… My sister is about to become a first time mother, and she deserves the best!
    See, to get to this point, where she is having a beautiful (busy) baby boy, there have been a broken hearts and some concerns… but all of those were overcome and now (after quite some time) we are anxiously awaiting the birth of my nephew… but after all that, I want my sis to have everything her heart desires, which at the moment includes this. So I’m really hoping we’ll win ☺️🌸

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      April 6, 2019 at 1:42 pm

      Oh and the reason I like it is that it is hypoallergenic and I reeeeeealllly don’t want dustmites near my nephew…

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    Lindsay Fisher
    April 7, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    What I love most about the that the nesting pod is really versatile and you can use it all over the house.

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    Robyn Swart
    April 7, 2019 at 10:55 pm

    I absolutely love the fact that you can adjust “The Border”… How smart and how brilliant that my babe can fit perfectly and stay cozy throughout her sleeps in the Ko-Coo Nesting Pod *hand clap*. I also LOVE the antibacterial properties 😉

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    Labeeqah Petersen
    April 7, 2019 at 11:39 pm

    My favourite part of the pod is the fact that you can customise the pod according to the baby’s growth, great that we are able to use it in different stages of the baby’s life & also saves bucks!

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    April 8, 2019 at 8:53 am

    It helps with sleep, well in Maia’s case it definitely does. I find that she settles a lot faster and drifts off to sleep a lot quicker when she is in her pod.

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    April 8, 2019 at 10:02 am

    I love the fact that it is a local company based in Cape Town and that their products are handmade by the local community. The benefits is also something that stands out for me.

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    April 8, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    As a first time mom, im a little overwhelmed with this beautiful kid needing me to hold him all the time, so what appeals to me most about the Ko-coon is that it helps a baby sleep better and more (here’s hoping😉)Also the fact that is it made of a breathable natural fabric and is proudly South African.😊

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    Sarah Stevens
    April 8, 2019 at 6:21 pm

    I am also Sarah! I found out about Ko-coon by searching online for organic baby-mattress alternatives, and also organic mattress covers (as Alina said in our phone conversation, there is no point in purchasing an organic mattress and then covering it with a plastic, chemically-processed waterproof sheet!
    My first baby, Elisabeth, is due in four weeks time and I want to choose the healthiest option for her (her father has serious mould and dust-mite allergies). I also don’t want her to be exposed to Polyurethane and all the other nasty gases released by commercial mattresses!
    I am intrigued by the qualities of pure merino wool: specifically the fact that it is resistant to mould and dust-mites and is anti-bacterial while also being hypoallergenic.
    I found your blog page by googling “reviews of Ko-coon” as I wanted to read an independent opinion of the product.
    Maybe it is too late to enter this competition, but I saw that it closes at 8pm tonight so thought I may as well take a chance 😉

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    Nerys Harper
    April 8, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    I love the versatility- being able to move baba around the house at ease ❤️🙌🏾

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    Khadija Fakir
    July 25, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Reading this review again. This seems ad it rill be a plus for babies who are bf and perspire soo much. It sounds really awesome.

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