Infant and Toddler Clothing
Many new parents are bombarded with gifts of clothing for a newborn baby. Thoughtful friends and family may get you through the first few weeks of your child's life with cashmere sweaters and monogrammed onesies , but eventually you will need to supplement your child's wardrobe. There is a dizzying array of clothing options out there. Anything from basic generic styles to high-end clothes for fashion-conscious folks.
General Wardrobe Advice
- Keep in mind that your baby will be growing with each passing month, try to select items that are a little too large for your child.
- Sizing can be rather arbitrary so use your best judgment and read the feedback from other parents about clothing fit.
- Have fun with your shopping. Before long, your child will have definite opinions about what to wear, for now it's all up to you!
- Clothing should be durable and able to withstand multiple runs through the washing machine (dry cleaning baby clothes can get very expensive).
- Select comfortable and well-fitting clothes, watch out for large tags and stiff fabrics.
- Opt for easy-to-clean items that don't require ironing.
- The best clothes are also easy to put on and take off the baby, avoid fussy snaps and items with too many buttons.
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