Publication - Research and analysis

Baby Box: evaluation

Published: 13 Aug 2021
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Health and social care

Evaluation conducted by Ipsos MORI to assess the impact of the Baby Box scheme in Scotland on its short- and medium-term outcomes.

Baby Box: evaluation
Appendix A – Contents of the baby box

Appendix A – Contents of the baby box

The list below shows the contents of Scotland's baby box at the time the parent's survey discussed in this report was conducted (Autumn 2019).

  • Scratch mittens
  • Short-sleeved vest
  • Long-sleeved vest
  • Long-sleeved side buttoning vest
  • Cotton hat
  • Long-sleeved sleepsuit
  • Jersey trousers
  • Pair of socks
  • All-in-one day suit
  • Fleece jacket with hood
  • The box itself + mattress
  • Digital ear thermometer
  • Cellular blanket
  • Baby wrap / sling
  • Hooded bath towel
  • Bath sponge
  • Bath and room thermometer
  • Teething ring soother
  • Cube soft toy
  • Baby books
  • Play mat
  • Emery boards
  • Bib
  • Muslin squares
  • Comforter toy
  • Travel changing mat
  • Reusable nappies voucher (included in boxes after April 2019)
  • Nursing pads
  • Maternity towels
  • Condoms
  • Leaflet on using the box for safe sleeping
  • Leaflet on postnatal depression
  • Leaflet on breastfeeding
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra App
  • Poem