Almost every couple awaiting the birth of their baby, whether first born or not, go on a rampage buying newborn clothing. They all have this impatient need to pick the best and the maximum. In fact, it is popularly known that pregnant women have a tough time because of their crazy cravings for various types of food that they get practically obsessive at times. This tends to happen with the baby products, too. Baby clothing is something that, in fact every member of family indulges in. And apart from filling up the baby closet there is usually a little fun argument in the family on whose dress will the baby first wear. It could be a tough squabble, actually, as everyone wants the baby to wear their teeny weeny purchase.
Baby clothing store keepers generally have a tough time with pregnant ladies visiting the store, because they claim that looking at all the options they tend to get so overwhelmed that they become tearful. Sometimes the storekeeper has to go to their aid, giving them some tips and listen to their exciting tales and pregnancy woes. But then it does also give immense pleasure to watch the joy behind all the excitement and exasperation.
Newborn baby clothing is generally in soft fabrics. In warmer climate zones their clothing is generally made from cotton, and in the colder temperate zones the clothing is made from wool that is so soft to touch. One type of fabric that should be avoided is the synthetics. This is because they tend to suffocate the child, as they do not let the pores of the child breath.
Since the newborn is very delicate, all that he or she is draped in is also soft, gentle and very cute. By cute is meant the prints or work done on them is of dainty designs that include flowers and baby animals. Usually the newborn is made to wear pastel shades that enhance the joy experienced around. The best part about buying newborn clothing is that one need not worry whether the baby will be boy or girl, because the clothing is made unisex, which means either can wear it.
Yes, people generally discriminate on the basis of color and design, but yet a baby girl will look as cute as baby in any of the designs and prints, or colors. So any buying is safe buying for your soon-to-be born.
Clothes for babies are labeled under different ranges. There are ones ranging from new borns to first birthday celebrations. Shoes, hair accessories and winter wears are the broad classifications with many in branded variety. There are affordable ranges in bedspreads and fancy pillow cushions that serve the purpose of soft feel comfort and also serves as a plaything to keep the little ones busy.
For unisex baby clothes there are coordinated wears in complete sets. These can be with the tiny cot beds and pillows. All wrapped in a dainty silver satin ribbon, the assorted sets can be cooridinated with inners, sweaters, jumpers and soft on skin delights. The range in girls wear is amazing and the latest ones are miniatured as per the adult fashion requirements.
Winter wear for babies is more about comfort. Insulation comes with thermal wear which also is carefully designed to prevent over heating. For toddlers or crawling babies there is extra padding done or stretchable fabrics are employed to allow easy moving. Buying the first winter jacket for your baby is a delightful experience. Usually clothes come in easy to wash instructions that also preserve the color of the clothes.
Baby laundry is quite a job. The clothes are delicate with easy wash instructions.
Make sure to carefully read the instructions before putting them for laundry. Special detergents to avoid rash on tender baby skin are also manufactured and it will be a wise thing to invest in the same. Gentle ironing and airing is also a recommended idea to preserve the clothes.
Halloween costumes for babies is a great idea. The pumpkin baby to the angelic cherub is easily done with zip-on clothes that come in soft dependable easy wear fabrics. Duvets are another choice that are also available in the baby clothing shops and come in a range of colors.
Designer baby clothes come for happy babies for their christening, birthdays or homecoming. There are fabulous discounts during festive occasions and new colors come in the market for Easter specials and Xmas festivity. The best in children wear is also mix and match style that is still exclusive despite the ability to coordinate with many other clothes. These are usually felt in mittens, socks, inners, caps and other fancy outer clothing.
Casual going-out clothes also come in wide choice. Use a lot of bright tones for winters and set some pastel shades for the spring. Girly delights are seen in tiny scrunchies, clips and bows in petals, butterflies or simple French embroidery. It is interesting that these dresses also come with assembles for the mother like a handbag or a similar hair accessory.
Shoes for babies are seasonal styles. Booties for the tiny ones are lovable with colors in cherry, mauve, blacks and come with stretchable or cotton socks with cartoon characters. Branded wears also come with toy accessories like a rattle or a toy to go along with the dress. The zippers, fasteners, buttons are sewn keeping the security aspect in mind and the kids certainly have an eye for detail to notice these attractions.
When selecting newborn clothing or baby clothing consider the warmth, washability and comfort. Permanent press, machine-washable clothing in simple styles are easy to take care of. Newborn Baby clothing should be roomy but not bulky & should be easy to put on and take off. Newborn baby Clothing with snap neck openings, buttons or zippers will make it easier to dress and undress your baby.
Since babies grow very quickly, you need only a few items in each size for starters. A basic wardrobe for the first six months of your baby’s life should include: diapers and plastic pants, (unless you are planning to use disposable diapers), undershirts and sleepers. There are several types of cloth diapers on the market including gauze, flannelette & terry towel.
Plastic pants are convenient but may contribute to diaper rash. The more expensive, higher quality pants last longer than the cheaper ones. Disposable diapers are great for emergencies, traveling & holidays, but are expensive to use all the time and can be environmentally unfriendly.