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Answers to find out before buying baby clothes


Choosing baby clothes is a tricky task. It is challenging and confusing especially for first time mothers. There are different types of baby clothes out there. You can pick cute baby dresses and nightwear sitting at home. Internet allows you to access and shop from good baby brands online. Check out various baby outfits before you shop some of them. Here are some questions you must ask yourself before you pick clothing items for your little one.

  1. What type of baby clothes does a baby need?

Buying baby clothes can be a mind boggling experience. A mother starts to panic as her tummy grows in her pregnancy. It is alright if you are pregnant and still don’t have baby clothes. You can right away start checking out some good baby clothing brands online. Every baby needs good quality clothing items. It is not necessary to buy a lot of clothes for a baby because babies grow quickly. So, pick a few great quality clothes for sure. If you purchase too many baby clothes, you will be left with cute baby clothing items that don’t give you value for money. Just make sure that you have enough baby clothes to get you through the week. Don’t overflow your drawers with baby outfits. In the early days, a baby needs baby dresses, bodysuits, sleeping suits, comfortable cotton pants, basic tees, warm cardigans etc.

  1. Which season will the baby be born in?

Pregnant mothers should have an idea of the season in which their babies will be born. So, check the time of the year when the baby will be born and do it before you pick any clothes for your baby. If Sale time is around then you must take advantage of it and buy all the clothing items on affordable rates. Sale season allows you to buy bulk lots of newborn baby clothing. Pick some warm tees, baby blankets, fleece socks, soft woolen sweaters, warm mittens, fleece caps etc. for cold days. On the other hand, if your baby is going to be born in summer then you must pick some breathable tees and cotton clothes for him/her.   

  1. What size should one go for?

Baby clothes are available in various sizes. The sizes may vary from manufacturer to manufacturer. This means that there is no definitive sizing guide when it comes to the size of baby garments. Newborn sizes generally start from 0000. This size is really small and one must not go for this size if the baby is not smaller than an average baby. If you buy baby clothes of this size, you will have to throw them just after a month or two. So, pre-buy in size 000. Afterwards, buy extra supplies in size 0000 if you need to do so once the baby is born. You must check the garments’ labels for weight and height guidelines.

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