CuddleCot™ and Shnuggle Basket

CuddleCot™ body cooling system has been internationally recognised across the world as significantly helping parents who suffer the loss of a baby. Dealing with the death of a baby is clearly an incredibly difficult event for parents and bereaved parents should be given the option of spending Time with their baby. Providing families Time through the use of the CuddleCot is internationally encouraged by midwives, bereavement practitioners, still birth/neonatal charities, and academics. Time allows the family to form an important bond with their baby; whether changing a nappy, dressing the baby, taking photographs or simply just staying close and this unquestionably helps families in dealing with their loss. The problem is that in a warm room the baby’s condition can deteriorate quickly, therefore cooling the baby is absolutely essential. Transferring to and from the morgue is now widely regarded as an outdated practice as it is traumatic for parents to repeatedly go through the separation process whereas the CuddleCot allows the family to spend every moment with their baby, precious moments where every minute counts.

CuddleCot™ Features


  • Small at just 27cm x 23cm x 13cms
  • Light (control unit is 3.8kgs)
  • Portable – comes in a storage case
  • Flexible as can cool in any Schnuggle basket, moses basket, cot etc.
  • Whisper quiet
The Shnuggle Moses Basket

The CuddleCot™ is designed to be used with the specially adapted Shnuggle™ moses basket which is provided exclusively by Flexmort.

The baskets have been specially molded to accommodate the cooling pad and hose and provide hospitals with an easy to clean moses baskets thereby reducing any infection control concerns.

The CuddleCot™ system cools the baby in situ allowing the baby to remain with the family thereby providing the family time they want. The CuddleCot™ cooling pad is placed in any moses basket, crib, pram or bed; it is connected by a specially insulated hose and is quietly cooled using the CuddleCot™ cooling unit. The CuddleCot™ system comes in its own carry case with different size cooling pads for premature and full term babies.

The benefits of using the CuddleCot™ system in helping a family deal with bereavement are widely accepted across the globe and the system is in worldwide use across maternity departments and children’s hospices e.g United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and the US.

The CuddleCot has also passed rigorous hospital infection control standards on all aspects of the equipment and the CuddleCot
is also designed to reduce the risks of microbial growth within the system.


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