You have probably been setting up your oncoming baby’s wardrobe ever since you found out about the good news. That cute little pink frock which would just look perfect or that tiny little hat for your baby boy, however, once the baby arrives, it’s a different ball game altogether. Along with worrying about the right way to burp your baby after feeding and understanding the correct way to cradle your baby’s head, as a new mom, are you also worried about how you should dress your newborn? Well, there’s no reason to worry anymore!
If you are a new mom and are looking for tips on how to dress a newborn, here’s an informative blog for you. Read on to know more!
Tips to dress and undress a newborn
If you are a first-time mommy, you must be researching relentlessly about the right ways to dress and undress a baby. Now that you are here and we have your attention, here’s a simple guide to walk you through the process:
- Safe and smart clothing: Natural fibres are a BIG YES for newborn babies as they have lesser chances of becoming irritable for your baby’s skin. Also, if your baby’s clothes have buttons or other decorations on them, ensure that they are securely stitched to the cloth.
Steps to dress a newborn
How to dress a newborn
Step 1: Lay them on a flat, cushiony surface (preferably a thin blanket)
Step 2: If you are putting on a shirt over your baby’s head, you must gather the shirt around the baby’s neck. After that, pull the shirt over the baby’s body gently.
Step 3: Now it’s the arms’ turn to go into the shirt. Before putting their arms into the respective armholes, gather up the sleeves up to the cuffs. While you do this, ensure that you don’t overextend their arms.
Step 4: If you are putting on pants or footed pyjamas for your baby, work your way from feet up.
Step 5: If the way to fasten an outfit is on the back, carefully turn the baby on their tummy.
A mother’s body requires strength and patience to embrace the journey of motherhood. From worrying about the do’s and don’ts of pregnancy to taking care of nutrition, there are a million things that are running through a mother-to-be’s mind. To help you through this journey, we will keep sharing helpful tips and information. Watch this space for more insights.