Baby's arrival is such an exciting time. To help you plan baby's first wardrobe mother cares qualified parenting consultant Rachel Hohtl gives you the top tips on what to buy for baby.
Six to eight
Sleep suits new babies usually spend a lot of time sleeping, so you'll need enough sleep suits for a couple of changes each day, and for in between washers. Mother care’s sleep suits have fold back scratch mitts to stop sharp nails from scratching baby's delicate skin. We also use %100 soft breathable cotton, which is into oven so they can super soft on baby's skin. Our unique toe safe design prevents loose threads from wrapping around tiny toes. And once babies are on the move, our sleep suits have non-slip soles.
Six to eight body suits or vests
Body suits are great for keeping nap is in place and mother care also does a wrap over vest which is ideal for the early days when the umbilical cord is healing.
Three cardigans
Babies are less able to control their body temperatures, than adults so cardigans are great for layering. As a general rule is: add one extra layer to baby than you'll be wearing yourself.
Six pairs of socks and pram shoes
To keep baby's feet warm especially in the winter months you'll need around six pairs of socks and also some soft baby shoes.
A hat in summer and snow suit in winter
You'll need a hat in the summer and warm jacket or snowsuit in the winter Mother care snow suits have detachable mittens so they're on hand to prevent frosty fingers.
1 blanket
A cellular blanket with tiny holes allows fresh air to circulate to help prevent overheating.
Six bibs and muslins
Bibs and muslin squares are invaluable for feed times, you will need a good supply of these. Nearly 50 years of knowledge and expertise has gone into mother cares baby essentials range. Developed hand in hand with industry experts, midwives and real mums and babies every detail as been carefully designed for babies comfort and safety. There's mother care in everything we do.