New babies need lots of things: diapers, wipes, strollers and highchairs. They need booties, blankets, sippy-cups, and piles of clothes. But of all the things they need, the onesie is the most indispensable. Onesies are truly God’s gift to new mothers. Anyone at a loss for what gift to bring to a baby shower, should consider buying a onesie as a gift.
A onesie is simply a tiny baby t-shirt cut long enough to fasten with a set of snaps at the crotch. The name comes from the fact that they are one piece, not two. They are usually made from soft cotton, like most undershirts, and come in hundreds of adorable colors and prints. What makes onesies so wonderful is their versatility. Babies can literally wear them all year long. In the summer, when it’s hot, a diaper and a onesie is all a baby needs. Baby is completely dressed, but her arms and legs are bare and cool. In the winter, the onesie makes the perfect undergarment with any outfit, keeping baby cozy and warm. They come with long sleeves, too, so simply adding a little pair of pants, makes a complete outfit. In a pinch, a onesie can also substitute for pajamas or a swim suit.
The other beautiful thing about onesies, is that they eliminate one layer of clothing. Newborn babies are so tiny and fragile. Sometimes they seem to simply swim in all the clothes we put on them. The onesie solves the problem… Read the rest