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Baby clothes

Posted by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:31 AM
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What size clothes should I buy to bring to the hospital? 0-3 mo. or Newborn? My first son was in preemie clothes at first so I'm not sure what the average size newborn can wear. I'm just afraid to buy newborn outfits and have a big 9 lb. baby that can't wear them... but then if 0-3 is too big I have to send DH out to the PX last minute to buy smaller clothes lol

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pirate_wife
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:32 AM

i would buy one outfit of each and then if your baby does not fit into the newborn set you can always return it.

jillbailey26
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:32 AM

You'll want Newborn.  0-3 months usually starts at around 8lbs, if I remember correctly.  Newborn starts at 5lbs, I think.



Twinboysmom22
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:33 AM

 Preemie and NB size.  Most full term babies even at 7 and 8 pounds wear a preemie home.  0-3 months will most likely be way too big unless your baby is a good 10 pounder lol.


Swtmama62205
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:33 AM
MommyToEthan
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:33 AM

i would think newborn.   my son was 6 weeks early and was 6.5 lbs...  so he was to big for premie clothes, but 0-3 mos were a tad big....  newborn clothes fit perfectly.

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Kaibutsu
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:35 AM

Thank you ladies! I don't plan to have a 10lb baby lol I'll go get some newborns at least for the hospital and I'll buy some 0-3 anyway since he/she will grow into it.

Susan0805
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:36 AM

Both of my babies were small I brought a newborn outfit and an 0-3.... I wish I had of brought a preemie and an 0-3....that way my bases are covered :-)

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Swtmama62205
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:36 AM

Yeah dont get to many newborn clothes they do not last long.  And 0-3 months there in for a few months

Quoting Kaibutsu:

Thank you ladies! I don't plan to have a 10lb baby lol I'll go get some newborns at least for the hospital and I'll buy some 0-3 anyway since he/she will grow into it.


ColtonKeatonMom
by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:36 AM

I would go with Newborn. My boys weighed 8lbs. 13oz. and 8lbs. 12oz. at birth and Newborn clothes were still a little big on them.

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by on Dec. 14, 2009 at 10:36 AM

My son was almost 9 lbs and 0-3 months were still kinda big on him so I would definitley go with newborn size. But dont buy to many newborn size outfits (or diapers) because they grow super quick!!!

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