As compared to an adult’s skin, babies’ skin is five times more sensitive than that of an adult hence some more special care of clothing that you dress them and also the products that you use on them. Many parents, especially first time parents find themselves confused about where to shop for their babies. Priority should be given to the fabric used to make baby clothes when purchasing them. You should look for smooth and skin friendly fabric because the baby’s skin is susceptible. You may check the smoothness and softness of the fabric by turning the cloth inside out and feeling with your hands. Try and avoid harsh and scratchy stuff that would make the baby get rashes. Cotton is the best fabric for baby’s clothes. Buy clothes those are comfortable for your baby and those with no patches, always. Avoid clothes that have a collar because they are not comfortable for the baby’s neck. Check that the clothes you buy for the baby have enough space to go through baby’s head so that you don’t hurt him in any way.
You should always buy baby’s clothes that are appropriate to the different weather conditions. Warm heavy clothing should be worn in cold seasons whereas lighter clothing should be for the warm seasons. You should not buy an exact size of baby clothes; you should buy one or two sixes ahead of the baby’s actual size because babies grow very fast. You should avoid clothes with extra zips and buttons because your baby can swallow them accidentally. Expensive clothes should not be bought for the baby because clothes used in winter cannot be used in summer. Fashionable clothes, those with patches, zips and extra buttons are not comfortable for the baby because they can irritate the baby’s skin and give him patches. Clothes which are fashionable can irritate the baby’s skin, those with patches, zips and extra buttons, hence they should be avoided. Because tight elastic pants, jeans and shirt sleeves can make a baby extremely uncomfortable and also scratch the part of the body where the elastic rubs, they should be avoided. In order to keep the baby comfortable, the shorts and pants should have a mild or no elastic.
Mild colors should be used on a newborn baby’s clothes. A fabric that does not create any problem in baby’s breathing should be used on an infant’s clothing. In case the baby cries constantly, check if the clothes could be troubling him. Buy baby clothes that are easy to wear, this will reduce the struggle when you try to put the clothes on your baby and there will also be less wear and tear. One of the biggest ways of saving money is buying baby clothes on clearance racks where you can get some great deals on the clothes.