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im scared im goona over dress her and shes gonna be to hot

ok i just had my little girl on the 28th
and im worried that im gonna dress her to warm at night and she is gonna get way to hot
any advice????

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19bubbles91

Asked by 19bubbles91 at 3:04 AM on Mar. 3, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • just Breathe its all about instinct, Relax and Do what you do
    MrsCarlton

    Answer by MrsCarlton at 3:09 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • If you're cold, she's cold...if you're hot, she's hot. Dress her the way you would dress yourself.
    KaceesMom

    Answer by KaceesMom at 3:47 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • A general rule of thumb is dress her how you're comfortable, then add a layer. So if you're wearing jammies (cotton pants and a tee shirt), put her in a sleeper and swaddle her in a blanket.
    prinzesstephi

    Answer by prinzesstephi at 4:34 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • Agreed on the "one more layer". She will let you know if she's too hot. She will let you know if she's too cold. Just follow her cues.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 5:22 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • My doctor always says to dress them using our body. If people commonly tell you you are always cold or hot take this into consideration but its generaly if you need a sweater to keep warm so does she and if you are roasting in a tank top and daisy dukes strip her to her diaper.LOL I'm sure you'll do fine.

    nolika625

    Answer by nolika625 at 7:44 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • that was one of my biggest fears before having dd, i felt pretty comfortable about most things but was so worried i wouldn't know how to dress her. i agree with the pp's that said the "add one layer" thing. just keep an eye on her, you will be able to tell if she's too hot or too cold. stay calm and trust in your mommy instinct. you'll do fine :) congrats on the baby, good luck!
    kyriesmommy13

    Answer by kyriesmommy13 at 12:44 PM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • add one more layer then u r comfy in
    MamasGirls4ever

    Answer by MamasGirls4ever at 9:25 AM on Mar. 4, 2009

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