9 Types of Baby Clothes Every New Mom Should Own

Many babies outgrow newborn or 0- to 3-month clothes quickly, and some larger babies skip the newborn sizes completely and start with 3-month or 3- to 6-month sizes. Others will start out in preemie sizes and wear newborn clothes for months.

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Baby Gap might be my all-time favorite place for baby clothes, but they are on the pricier end of the scale. But watch for sales and check the clearance section, and you can’t go wrong. But watch for sales and check the clearance section, and you can’t go wrong.
Newborn Clothes. Prepping for a new addition to the family? Macy’s newborn shop makes it easy to find everything you need. From apparel to gear, get all the baby essentials for welcoming the little one to the world. Shopping for a girl?
Baby Gap might be my all-time favorite place for baby clothes, but they are on the pricier end of the scale. But watch for sales and check the clearance section, and you can’t go wrong. But watch for sales and check the clearance section, and you can’t go wrong.
Many babies outgrow newborn or 0- to 3-month clothes quickly, and some larger babies skip the newborn sizes completely and start with 3-month or 3- to 6-month sizes. Others will start out in preemie sizes and wear newborn clothes for months.
Baby Gap might be my all-time favorite place for baby clothes, but they are on the pricier end of the scale. But watch for sales and check the clearance section, and you can’t go wrong. But watch for sales and check the clearance section, and you can’t go wrong.

Parents share their favorites: the best baby footie, the best kimono bodysuit, the softest cotton onesies, the best stay-on baby booties and socks, the easiest-to-use leg warmers, the most drool-proof bibs and the most comfortable headbands.

Baby Gap's newborn sizing goes up to 7lbs. We found their one-pieces perfect for bringing baby home from the hospital with a little wiggle room for larger newborn babies. Side snaps are perfect for newborns, designed to put on like a jacket, making them easy to get on and off. The open bottom doesn't fit as snugly as a bodysuit and will give you added piece of mind of not bumping the umbilical cord. Two pack short-sleeve tees are part of Giggle's organic "Better Basics" line for newborns up to 3 months.

The collection includes organic cotton bodysuits, tees, pants and gowns. The "Better Basics" line in our experience runs a little larger and a good pick for larger newborns. The organic cotton is soft and washes well too. Some parents will advise you to never buy pants with feet because baby will outgrow them too quickly.

Others will say footed pants are essential because socks never stay on. Pyret offers the best of both worlds: Pants with leg cuffs. Coordinating bodysuits are also available with built-in hand cuffs too. Check out Polarn O. Pyret's basic pull on pants with a wide waistband that can be folded down for a perfect fit.

A sleeping gown features an open banded button that makes middle-of-the-night diaper changes faster and easier. Hand cuffs can be folded over to protect baby from scratching his or her face. L'ovedbaby's newborn sizing is up to 7lbs but we found the pieces to run a bit on the smaller, slimmer size. Wrapping your baby with her arms tucked in tightly at her sides often has a soothing effect on fussy newborns. But getting the technique down with a blanket can be tricky for new parents. The cozy sleep sack features two fabric panels that easily secure with Velcro.

A Velcro-style sleep sack is the easiest way for new sleep-deprived parents to swaddle your baby. A cap keeps baby cozy and limits excess body heat loss. Zutano's newborn caps fit tight to baby's head and come in colorful solids, stripes and prints. We're big fans of Zutano's cozie newborn booties too! Made of soft fleece they snap around baby's ankle and stay securely on. Finding socks to fit newborn feet feels near to impossible. Booties that tie at the ankle are often your best bet for keeping little toes warm and covered.

New Zealand based Nature Baby designed an exclusive basics collection for J. Crew featuring organic cotton one-pieces, pants, shorts, hats and booties in colorful dots, stripes and solids. If you're on the hunt for a sock that could potentially fit and stay on newborn feet, we've had good luck with the brand Trumpette. What You Really Need. When it comes to newborn clothes, it's best to keep it simple and stick with the basics.

I challenge you not to want to go on a baby shopping spree by the end of this post. Because seriously, these clothes are adorable! They have lots of my favorite dress-your-child-like-a-tiny-adult clothes, but they also have some cute graphic tees and cutesy character outfits. You know the kind with the puppy faces on the booty? Oshkosh is one you probably know for their overalls, but they are so much more than that! And their denim is awesome, too!

Baby Gap might be my all-time favorite place for baby clothes, but they are on the pricier end of the scale. Also, they always have the cutest baby girl dresses! Can I get one in my size, please? I love their pajamas and sweaters for my kids. And that peplum top on the right up there? Again, can I have one in my size, please!?

They always have super cute baby clothes that are inexpensive, and I love that they have been doing lines based on books. There always seems to be a color-theme for the boys and girls each season, and I always love it.

They had black and white and red during Christmas, and it was so classic and cute for babies! Crazy 8 is a company I discovered while living in Iowa, and I am so glad I did because they have super cute baby clothes, and everything is very affordable.

I mean just look at those outfits! Little A has those leggings on the right, and they are my fave! Which is why my picture is all about shoes. I hope that at least one of them was new to you, and I hope that you are now on your way to getting adorable, affordable baby clothes for your littles!

They’re a shirt. They’re a complete outfit. They’re whatever you want them to be. Infant bodysuits—aka onesies—are must-haves for your newborn’s wardrobe. They’re a go-to shower gift, but it’s a good idea to have varying sizes on hand, so you can keep pace with your quickly growing baby. Parents share their favorites: the best baby footie, the best kimono bodysuit, the softest cotton onesies, the best stay-on baby booties and socks, the easiest-to-use leg warmers, the most drool-proof bibs and the most comfortable headbands. The “Best of” Baby Clothing. We asked mommies to name their favorite brands/stores. Here are the results (by $$$): $ ~ Economy. 1. H&M. 2. Crazy 8 – Gymboree’s value brand. 3. Old Navy. 4. The Children’s Place. 5. Target’s Cat & Jack Brand $$ ~ Medium Priced. 1.