How To Dress A Newborn

How To Dress A Newborn

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As a parent, I know you’ve been preparing for the arrival of your baby like crazy. One of the things you’ve probably thought about long and hard is your baby’s wardrobe and I’m sure you must have a lot of questions about newborn baby clothes and how to dress a newborn. Not to worry, because that’s exactly what I want to help you with today!


Dressing your cute baby girl or boy is all about common sense, so all you need to do is go with the basics. Here are a few things you should keep in mind to make sure your baby is always comfortable.


The Onesie Is Essential

The first newborn clothes item that you need to get for your baby is a onesie. Onesies are small and super cute bodysuits that are super practical and keep your baby covered and comfortable at all times. They come with snaps at the bottom, which allows you to change your baby’s diaper super quickly. Trust me, you’ll be grateful for that! The best part is that onesies come in different colors and designs to make them even cuter and more attractive.

Baby Onesie


You’ll Need Footies

Footies are basically pants with socks, which means you won’t need extra items to keep your baby’s feet warm. Not to mention that newborns often kick their socks or booties off, so footies are the best way to go. Make sure you get your footies just a little bit larger to make sure your baby’s feet won’t be too tight in there. In fact, this is a tip you should follow every time you’re getting something new for your baby. They grow surprisingly fast!


Add Layers According To The Season

Seasons dictate how many layers of clothes you should wear on the daily, and needless to say that the rule applies to babies as well. This means you will have to get essential clothing items for every season. During summer, onesies will be your baby’s best friend, but during winter, you’ll want to add extra layers to keep them toasty and cozy.

Don’t put too many layers on though! Remember you still want your baby to be able to move freely. The best thing you can do here is dress your baby as you dress yourself. If you’re comfortable and warm enough with a shirt, then simply add a shirt on top of the onesie. If you feel like you need a sweater, then put one on your baby as well.

Dress your baby in layers


Accessories Are Welcome

No baby closet is complete without accessories! Consider getting your baby some beanies, mittens, socks, and leg warmers. Mittens are actually an essential item because it prevents babies from scratching their faces, which is something that happens a lot. Another essential accessory is a nice and comfy blanket!

As you can see, there’s no need to stress about how to dress a newborn! There are many beautiful newborn clothes out there, so you won’t have a hard time finding items to keep them comfortable and warm.

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