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Old 09-14-09, 11:27 AM
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I am starting to think about getting the clothes ready for baby 2, and I have no memory of what we needed for baby 1! We are not finding out this time around, and almost all of dd's things were pink, so I am pretty much starting over with newborn basics. (We have plenty of bibs/burp cloths/blankets/etc, so it is just clothes I am looking for advice on). DD was in newborn for a few weeks, so I am just trying to get a good start- I am not looking to buy long-term stuff.

So far I have snap shirts-8 long and 8 short sleeve
5 pairs of pants
6 sleepers
8 onsies
1 sweater
1 swaddle blanket
2 sleep sacs
1 hat
1 pair of booties

I think all I need is another sweater, a few swaddle blankets/sleep sacs, a few hats and some socks. Oh, and some gowns.

Anything I am missing in the clothing department for newborn? Once the baby is born and we find out what it is my Mom and MIL will go crazy with the shopping, so I am not worried about bigger sizes yet.
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Old 09-14-09, 12:02 PM
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I think you'll be okay with that for the first week or so. Just remember how many clothes you'll go through with a newborn (spitting up, peeing and pooping on their clothes, etc.) but I think you could get by with that. Especially, if you plan to buy more clothes once you find out what it is
 
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And try to get the onsies/shirts with the snaps along the shoulder or all the way down the front so they are easier to put on.
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Old 09-14-09, 02:59 PM
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Sounds like more then enough! My poor kid only has 4 knit sleepers to his name right now
 
And a bunch of bibs! We had a ton of tiny stuff given to us that didn't get used as he grew too fast.

You might want to get a few hats as they come in different sizes despite all saying newborn. You never know what size of head you're baby will have.

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I think the list you have made is just enough for the present and congratulations for your baby as well.
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