Precious Bloom – So Soft Change Pad Review and $50 GC Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/08

| November 11, 2013 | 20 Comments


When it comes to diaper changing time, my son can be, let’s just say, “difficult”. Like many babies, he doesn’t want to sit still or lie down long enough to get changed.  Tricky diaper changes when you’re in a rush can be frustrating and this is why anything that can make them easier is welcome.

I got the opportunity to test a Precious Bloom, So Soft change pad and was happy to give it a try.  At first glance I found that it was a good size for changes at home or away, and it fit perfectly in my purse.  The change mat has two sides, one is cotton material and very soft to the touch and the other side is a cool to the touch polyester/vinyl material.  The two bears that were sewn into the pad, were cute and stood out because they were a different colour than the rest of the material used. It is great that it is waterproof and easy to throw in the washing machine.

My 18 month old fit perfectly onto the mat when lying down, so this mat would get a lot of use from the newborn years to toddler years.  I opted to use the soft cotton side for less messy, quick changes because my son definitely tended to like the soft, warm cotton.  For those messier changes I have to tackle every day I used the vinyl side because it was easier to wipe up clean very quickly.

After a few days of changes, I found washing the mat really easy.  It came out of the wash perfectly, with no snags or loose threads, or “pilling” as I’ve experienced with inferior mats in the past, (see photo).  I could see this mat performing well through multiple washings in the future, which is essential in a product that takes a daily beating from my toddler!

And my child wasn’t the only one enjoying the Precious Bloom change mat. One day, I left the mat out and one of my cats decided to use it to take his afternoon nap! I see a future use in this product once my son’s diaper days are behind him.

Overall I would definitely recommend the Precious Bloom change mat because it was easy to use, easy to wipe up messes on, easy to wash and my son didn’t mind getting changed on it.  I also really appreciate that it is a Canadian made product, made with care.


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  1. Vanessa Pahl says:

    I would buy the change pads

  2. Is there a link to the store? I don’t see it. I would love to buy a change pad! My sister in law is having a baby soon. It would make a lovely gift!

  3. Emily L says:

    I would buy anything from the So Soft Baby Accessories!

  4. Karine says:

    I’d love one of those blankets or fleece

  5. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    oh, tough choice I like so many of their things. Maybe one of the So Soft SleepBags and I love the hats too, so I’d probably have one of them to go with it.

  6. Beth Gallinger says:

    I would get the So Soft Organic Crib & Toddler Fitted Sheets Flannelette – organic.

  7. natasha severson says:

    So Soft Organic Wash Cloths

  8. Monique L. S. says:

    I would buy the So Soft Organic SleepBags.

  9. Swaddle Me Doublet Blankets

  10. angela mitchell says:

    I would get the Flannelette – organic fitted crib sheet.

  11. Jo-Anne Pfoh says:

    I would purchase the crib bedding

  12. andie says:

    I like their “So Soft Hand-smocked Infant Nighties.”

  13. Judy C (Cowan) says:

    Would get one of the Swaddle Me Doublet Blankets

  14. Fan R says:

    I would buy So Soft Organic 4-Piece Crib Bedding Sets

  15. Piroska says:

    I’d get the So Soft Fitted Crib/Toddler Sheets

  16. Tara Jensen says:

    probably toddler sheets!

  17. Angie says:

    Receiving blankets and change pads as we just had a newborn.

  18. INterested in So Soft Hand-smocked Infant Nighties.

  19. Danielle Lytwyn says:

    baby pillow and fitted sheets

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