Onesies, rompers, shoes, hats, etc., etc., etc.— Newborns need clothing that has been especially designed for them. Would you like to have everything ready for your baby’s arrival? In this article we will tell you the basic items that can be missing from his wardrobe.
Newborns need a small series of items to provide for their necessities. As for clothing for newborns, it isn’t necessary to have a thousand different outfits, but it is important that he has certain key items for his wardrobe. Here is a list of the basic items:
– Onesies: Onesies are an essential outfit that your baby will use the most and it is recommended to have between 5 to 7 onesies but in different sizes. Look for onesies that have buttons around the diaper area, allowing you to change his diapers easily. Also, you will need 5 to 7 each of both t-shirts and leggings.
– Rompers or Pajamas: This item will be used daily during the first few months of your baby’s life. For this reason, you need to choose pajamas and rompers that are comfortable, easy to put on your baby and take off. It is recommended to have 5 to 7 each of both pajamas and 5 rompers, in different sizes.
– Hats: Babies often lose heat through heir head, for this reason it is convenient that they wear a hat, especially when it is cold outside. Ideally you should have a wool hat and a cotton hat.
– Shoes and slippers: Newborns won’t be walking, so they won’t be needing a pair of tennis shoes, but they will need a foot covering such as shoes, socks or slippers to help keep their feet toasty warm. It is also handy to have mittens.
– Outfits: You need newborn outfits for going out with your baby, something that is recommended especially if the weather is nice. When going out with your baby, you can dress him up to show him off however you want, but make sure that he is comfortable. Also to avoid your baby from getting cold, make sure you have a jacket or parka on hand for him.
– Blankets: This useful basic item is good to have on hand, if the weather cools suddenly inside the house or outside of the house. But be careful not to smother your baby with blankets to avoid getting cold, but also avoid the other extreme off letting your baby freeze to death. You might find a light scarf to be useful to have on hand. One trick to know if your baby is feeling cold is to touch the tip of his nose, if it’s cold, then your baby needs more blankets. But if you touch his neck and he is sweating them he is too hot, and you can remove some of the blankets or clothing.