Exploring the Best Baby Bibs in Canada: A Guide for Parents in Prince George, BC

by Bailey Bouwman

As we gather around the dinner table, the topic of bibs comes to mind. My kids are too old for bibs, but as I watch them smear ice cream on their shirts I think — maybe we do need a bib!

As your local baby shop in Prince George, BC we have a fantastic collection of bibs for you to shop locally (in store or online) that will keep your kids dry, clean, and comfortable during mealtime, drooling, and various messy adventures. In this blog post, we'll dive into the world of bibs, highlighting different types that cater to your child's unique needs and stages of growth, and how you can find the best options in Canada, even right here in Prince George, BC.

Baby's First Bib: Bandana Bibs

Baby’s first bib is typically the Bandana bibs; this absorbent triangular shaped bib is designed to catch spit up and drool that happens during those first few early months.

Our best selling bandana bib is from Loulou Lollipop because of it’s generous sizing up to 36 months, and high density absorbency! These are a fantastic workhorse style bib that will take on the worlds moisture. Of course, bandana bibs come in a wide variety of styles including coordinating styles for outfits. 

Baby’s Mealtime Bib: Silicone

When it comes to mealtime, silicone bibs often triumph as parents go-to choice, but the preference for a fabric or silicone is up for debate. 

Many families prefer silicone bibs because they are designed to catch food and can be easily wiped down or tossed in the dishwasher for the next meal. Again, the Loulou Lollipop Silicone Bib, a customer favourite among parents in Prince George, BC, stands out for its unique design that keeps the pouch open, making mealtime cleanup a breeze. 

Chil at a birthday party with a sage silicone bib from loulou lollipop, other children wearing similar bibs in a group setting

The Hybrid Bibs: Absorbent & Water Resistant

If you take the best absorbency of a bandana bib and the waterproof factor of a silicone bib, you get this unique hybrid style with a waterproof side and an absorbent side. 

This is great for parents who are looking for a bib that will grow with the child, or if they have a heavy drooler and want more water resistance to keep clothing dry (because bandana bibs do a great job at catching small amounts but can get saturated and wet clothes). 

A popular choice is the Biggie Bib, a true multitasking marvel, seamlessly transitions from handling drool to protecting clothing during mealtime. This "grow with me" style bib is designed for durability and can be effortlessly washed for reuse. For those seeking a simpler yet effective option in Prince George, BC, the Waterproof Bamboo Bib from Rig N Gig offers a practical solution for keeping messes at bay.

The Final Bib: Full Smocks for babies 6months to Toddlerhood 

When your child's creative endeavors or mealtimes take a messy turn, full smocks step up to the plate with sleeves, ties, and full body coverage. 

Available form a variety of brands, the Rig N Gig Smock is a Prince George favourite for families looking for full body coverage for meal time, craft time, or whatever mess is in the plans. 

Smocks are available from a variety of brands in your favourite prints and styles. Some brands add new details and accessories to their smocks to make the most of their designs, while others will keep them simple and to the point. 

From bandana bibs that combine fashion and function to silicone bibs that tackle mealtime messes with ease, and from hybrid bibs that offer the best of both worlds to full smocks that embrace messy adventures – there's a bib for every occasion.

Visit our store today to explore our diverse range of bibs!

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