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Baby Clothes Basics

Baby clothes basics including layettes, pajamas, socks, hats, slippers, and outerwear, plus what to buy when you're expecting for the first time.
  1. Baby Clothes Recalls (43)
  2. Baby Laundry (32)
  3. Baby Size and Age Charts (10)
  4. Dressing Baby (4)
  5. Frequently Asked Questions (21)
  6. Organize Baby Clothes (2)
  7. Staying on Budget (4)
  8. Travel with Baby (4)

Winter Baby Clothes and Car Seat Safety
While you want your baby to be warm in the coldest months of winter, it is important for him to be safe in his car seat as well.

What's the Best Style Baby T-shirt for Umbilical Cord Care?
The first few weeks you are home with your newborn baby, you'll be contending with his or her umbilical cord every time you dress them. So, what is the best style baby t-shirt for umbilical cords?

What Fabrics are Infant Clothes Available In?
It seems that infant clothes are available in a variety of fabrics, from synthetic blends to organic. But when it comes to buying infant clothes, what do all those fabric blends mean?

Current Baby Clothes Recalls
The CPSC regularly issues baby clothes recalls when a product on the market does not meet their strict guidelines for infant and baby safety. This is a list of the 3 most recent baby clothes recalls.

Let Your Baby's Weight Determine the Size He Should Wear
The appropriate baby clothing size can sometimes be difficult to determine whether you're shopping for your own baby or someone else's. The key is to shop according to weight rather than age when trying to determine the appropriate baby clothing size to buy.

What to Look for When Buying a Baby Coverall
A baby coverall is simply a one-piece baby outfit. As a new parent, you will find these to be indispensable items in your baby's wardrobe. With that said, there are definitely a few features you should be on the lookout for when shopping for a baby coverall.

What to Look for When Buying a Baby Bodysuit
A baby bodysuit is the foundation for nearly every baby outfit. They provide an easy way to give your baby an extra layer of warmth, and with snaps between the legs, they stay put and keep your baby's other clothing from rubbing up against their new and delicate skin.

Create a Luxurious Baby Layette
Want to give an unforgettable baby clothing gift? You can purchase a luxury baby layette, or you can create your very own version. Here's how you can careate a beautiful baby layette with luxurious versions of the basic baby clothing necessities.

Top 5 Baby Clothing Items Every New Parent Should Have
If youre a first time parent, or know someone that is about to be one, youre familiar with the anxiety that can take over in the few weeks preceding a due date. Nursery ready? Check. Car Seat? Check. If you're headed out shopping, here's a list of the top 5 baby clothing basics you'll need. They're easy to find and won't break the bank.

New Year Resolutions for Parents
Every year, I make New Year resolutions - just like nearly everyone else around me. But with the impending birth of a baby and an economy that is still shaky at best, my New Year resolutions will be a bit different this year. What about you? How will your New Year resolutions change this year? Will they change at all?

Used Baby Clothes: How Do You Dispose of Used Baby Clothes
Everyone with a baby has used baby clothes that are outgrown. There's a number of ways to get rid of these baby clothes that are just taking up valuable closet space. Share how you dispose of your used baby clothes.

Thank You for Submitting Your Nomination to the Readers' Choice Awards
Thank You for Submitting Your Nomination to the Readers' Choice Awards

Dress Baby: Tips for Dressing the Baby Who Walks
I used to think the most difficult age in which to dress the baby was the very beginning stages when she would squirm around. Now that she's walking, I find it equally difficult to dress the baby, but for different reasons. Share your tips and tricks for dressing a walking baby. Do you offer an incentive? Buckle them onto their changing table?...

How to Avoid Baby Clothes Overload
Whether you're a first-time parent or a seasoned veteran, it's easy to get stuck with too many baby clothes. From hand-me-downs and clearance sales to gifts and impulse purchases, baby clothes add up fast in terms of both volume and money. Avoid getting bogged down with too many baby clothes and find out what to do if you already have an...

A Review of Potty Patty and Potty Scotty Training Underwear for Babies
Some babies potty train early, that's just a fact of life. The problem is, not many brands of potty training underwear offer both the protection your baby will need as well as the smaller size that a baby requires. The Potty Patty and Potty Scotty training underwear, particularly in the XS sizing, is a great option for parents that need smaller...

Best Underwear for Potty Training a Baby
Some babies start potty training long before the "average" two- or three-years-old. And when your baby decides to potty train early, finding underwear to meet your needs can be a challenge; take it from someone who experienced the frustration. Here are the best underwear I could find for potty training a baby.

Baby Clothes to Avoid When Potty Training Your Baby
When you're potty training a baby, it's hard to know what kind of clothes are going to be best. Many of the styles that are available for the 12-24 month size range still have snaps between the legs ... but is that really easiest for your baby? And what about pajamas? Read on to find out what types of clothes to avoid when you're potty training...

The Best Baby Clothes for Potty Training
Not all kids wait until they're two-years-old to potty train ... but regardless of age, they all tend to be fiercely independent; especially when it comes to their clothes. That means that, if you have a baby who's potty training, you need to re-think your baby clothes strategy.

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