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The cutest baby milestone blankets to celebrate every month

Section: Baby
baby milestone blankets

Time flies when you have a baby – they grow and change so much in their first year that before you know it they're walking and talking and that tiny bundle that you first held in your arms feels like a lifetime ago. If you'd like to keep track of the key age milestones as your baby grows, baby milestone blankets are the perfect photo accessory.

Baby milestone blankets are a popular way to keep track of a baby's age, creating adorable and Instagrammable photos. The blankets include numbers and some form of marker such as a ring to commemorate the weeks and months as they pass. Some milestone blankets also come with milestone cards to track memorable moments such as sitting up, first steps, first tooth and more. 

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There are loads of designs available, from glittery unicorns to ultra-modern neutral tones – you can even personalise most designs for a truly unique item that will be used time and time again as your baby grows up. Baby milestone blankets also make a perfect gift for a baby shower or christening

Here's a few of our favourites:


This blanket has an adorable baby growth chart on the back so you can also keep track of how big they're getting. Made of best quality flannel so your newborn can lay on it comfortably, it's the perfect way to capture the greatest memories of your baby’s first year.

Also available in baby blue with metallic silver, and sugar pink with gold metallic moon and stars – this baby milestone blanket is simply gorgeous. For an extra £4 you get a natural beech wood untreated 7cm wide teething ring and a 4cm wooden star (not suitable for teething) which you can use to mark the milestones. This blanket can also be personalised. 

Designed with easy-to-track dates, use this baby-soft blanket to track a new baby’s progress as they grow and develop from week to week and take photos to share with friends and family. Simply lay baby down on the blanket and use the felt ring included with this blanket to track the weeks and months you have shared with your little one. Personalise this blanket with baby’s name for a special gift that can be treasured for years to come.

Frame your little princess (or prince) with a unicorn, stars, flowers and rainbows! Made from soft flannel and with a colourful design, your little one will surely love it too.

This beautiful baby milestone blanket can be personalised with your choice of name and colour to capture those special early years. If you are buying for a baby shower, or the name hasn't been confirmed, then personalise the blanket with 'Today I am' so the gift can be used after birth. Or if you are buying for twins, the blanket can be personalised to include 2 names. Add the handy teething ring and wooden arrow (for an additional £7,50) to finish off this beautiful keepsake and stunning photography prop.

Turn your baby into a beautiful butterfly with this stunning baby milestone blanket. Made from super soft high-quality fleece, this blanket is also suitable to use as a playmat or nursery blanket.

You get to choose which fabric you'd like this adventurous design to be in – pick from organic cotton knit, minky, or organic muslin. The design is also available in pink or blue.

Your angelic baby will look right at home among their woodland friends; squirrel, deer, robin, and a bunny! Use the little green leaf and yellow circle to help mark time.

This mat comes in either light grey, dark grey, white, pink or green and can be personalised with the writing in white, black, pink or another colour. It can also be personalised with your baby's name or "Today I am". This mat has a diameter of 100cm, this mat comes with a soft cushion inside making it a comfortable place for a baby to lay. The same seller also does a version for preemie babies. 

Made to order in plush fleece fabric, count the weeks and months as they pass with this wild milestone blanket. Order the larger size for plenty of room for your baby to grow into. Milestone markers available at additional cost, but personalisation is free.


Having worked across a variety of magazines, on topics from food to travel to horses, Stephanie now works as a Digital Writer for Mother&Baby online. 

She loves taking her lurcher puppy Moss for long walks in the country, and spending time with her niece and two nephews. In her spare time she writes fiction books and enjoys baking (her signature bake is lemon drizzle cake).

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