Baby clothes size guide

How to Find the Perfect Fit - Baby Clothes size guide

Shopping for baby clothes is one of the best parts about being a new parent. There's something so special about picking out the perfect outfit for your little one to wear home from the hospital, or finding the cutest Christmas pyjamas to put them in for holiday photos. But with all the excitement, it's easy to forget one important detail: making sure you're choosing the right size baby clothes!
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Newborn (NB) & 0-3 Months

For newborns and infants aged 0-3 months, you'll want to look for clothing that is labeled "newborn" or "NB." These items will generally be smaller than other infant sizes, which is important since your baby will likely only be wearing them for a short period of time. Plus, most newborns spend a lot of time sleeping, so you'll want clothing that is comfortable and won't hinder their movement.

3-6 Months

Once your baby hits 3 or 4 months old, they will likely start fitting into clothing labeled "3-6 months." This size is usually a bit bigger than NB/0-3, with a few more inches in the waist and chest. Babies at this age are also starting to become more active, so clothing that allows them to move around easily is key.

6-9 Months

As your baby continues to grow, they will eventually need clothing labeled "6-9 months." This size is usually wider and longer than 3-6 month clothing, giving your baby room to move and play. You might also start noticing that your baby has a preferred Outfit—a certain style or type of clothing that they always seem to be drawn to wearing. If you notice this happening, don't hesitate to stock up on some of their preferred outfits in this size!

9-12 Months

The last size in most infant clothing lines is "9-12 months." This size is typically intended for babies who are close to a year old, and as such usually has a bit more length in the sleeves and legs than 6-9 month clothing. At this age, babies are becoming more independent and mobile—they might be crawling, pulling up on furniture, or even taking their first steps! So make sure you choose clothes that won't restrict their movement. 

You're all set!

Choosing the right size baby clothes can be tough- but it doesn't have to be! With this handy guide, you'll always know exactly what size clothes to look for when shopping for your little one. Just remember: babies grow fast, so don't hesitate to buy a few different sizes if you're unsure which one will fit best. And most importantly, have fun! dressing your baby in cute clothes is one of the joys of being a parent.