If you expecting, chances are you’ve been combing the malls looking at baby clothing stores and thinking about the perfect garb to wrap your little precious one in. Just like parenting, there’s no one book to tell you what is the best baby clothing. For the most part, you need to use some common sense. A baby’s skin is so tender and sensitive, and it’s best to have a soft material up against their baby skin.
Cotton is the most common fabric in baby clothes. It’s soft, absorbent and gentle on a baby’s skin. As you probably already know, cotton will shrink up to approximately 10 percent with the first wash and dry. Cotton and polyester blends are also soft and tend to be slightly less expensive than 100 percent cotton. This blend is popular among parents because it is resistant to wrinkles and is easy to care for.
Cotton with spandex is one of the most popular choices among new parents due to its softness and stretchiness. This blend is the ultimate in softness and allows your baby to move with ease. You can be assured your baby will let you know he does not like to be restricted and loves to move about freely.
Fuzzy and warm, fleece is a popular fabric featured in baby outerwear. Fleece comes in a variety of weights, and it’s great for layering. Lighter weight fleece is perfect for the summer time, and heavy weight is more appropriate for the cooler seasons. The… Read the rest