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The Gro-egg

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The Gro-egg is an award winning nursery accessory that looks great and gives parents peace of mind at a glance – The innovative colour changing room thermometer changes colour to let you know whether the temperature of a room is too low, too high or just right; a yellow glow is the recommended ideal temperature 16-20°C, whilst a blue glow indicates it’s cold 16°C and red shows it’s too hot 24°C.  A quick check on the Gro-egg will let you know whether to cool or heat the room, modify the baby’s clothing or use a different tog Grobag Baby Sleep Bag to make your child more comfortable. Grobag come in a variety of different togs to suit the temperature of the child’s nursery; 0.5 tog for warmer temperatures 24-27°C, 1.0 tog for nurseries of 20-23°C, 2.5 tog 16-18°C and for colder winter temperatures of under 16°C the 3.5 tog. It is very important to dress your child correctly and be aware of nursery temperatures to help check your baby isn’t overheating.

The Gro Company works closely with The Lullaby Trust a charity that promotes safer sleep practices, they advise that “Babies who get too hot are at an increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome… getting a room thermometer will help you create a safer sleeping environment for your baby”. Francine Bates, Chief Executive, The Lullaby Trust

The attractive Gro-egg also acts as a gentle night light; its soft glow helps you to check on your baby as they sleep without waking them.


  • The Gro-egg has an easy to understand colour coded system for parents to recognise when nursery temperatures change so they can keep their children at safe temperatures; Yellow for the ideal temperature as recommended by The Lullaby Trust, red shows too hot 24°C and blue 16°C indicates too cold.
  • Digital thermometer with permanent ‘back-lit’ easy to read LCD readout.
  • It is a gentle night light that reassures parents checking on baby in the dark.
  • Instructions and safe sleep information is supplied with the Gro-egg.



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