Baby onesies are the most essential types of baby clothes you must buy when expecting a newborn. It is commonly known as a baby bodysuit. Do you know there are different types of baby onesies? Find out here different types.
The baby onesies have other names such as a creeper, a diaper shirt, or a snapsuit.
What is baby onesies?
Baby onesies are like T-shirts but they expand past the waistline and have snaps at the crotch leaving legs bare. The snaps at the crotch are easy to open without undressing the baby making it easy for a diaper change.
Common features in the baby bodysuit are the neck style. Some have envelope neck or extra snap closure at the shoulders. Both envelop neck and snap closure makes it easier to put on or off over the baby’s head. Envelop neck make it easy to take it off from down by pulling it down from the shoulders.
In addition to the envelope neck in case of a major diaper leak the design allows one to pull the bodysuit over the torso and leg, therefore prevent mess to other parts of the baby’s body.
A bodysuit with snaps at the neck is not easy to pull down from the shoulders making envelop neck suitable for a newborn.
They are mostly worn by babies 1 year and below instead of T-shirts.
The bodysuits can be worn on their own during warm climates or under baby clothes during cold climate for warmth.
Different types of baby onesies
- Kimono style
- Turtle neck
- Long sleeve bodysuit
Long sleeve baby bodysuit covers the baby’s hand from shoulders to wrist. This helps keep the baby’s hand warm.
Bodysuits with long sleeve are perfect for chilly weather
Some long sleeve bodysuit has mitten cuffs. Most brands that have bodysuits with mitten cuffs bodysuit are only available for a newborn but larger sizes do not have.
Mitten cuffs prevent the baby from scratching themselves, keeping fingers warm, and discourage the baby from sucking figures.
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- Kimono style
Kimono-style baby bodysuit has side snaps or wrap. Side snap prevents contact to your newborn umbilical cord stump making it great for umbilical cord care. It also prevents pulling over on your newborn face.
Kimono style is mostly ideal for newborn
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- Short sleeve
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- Turtleneck baby bodysuits
Turtleneck Baby bodysuit has a high collar that helps keep the baby’s neck or throat warm during cold days.
The baby turtleneck is available in long sleeves and short sleeves, prints specific for girls and boys, and a variety of colors to choose from.
When buying baby clothes make sure you buy a combination of all different types. Also, consider buying different sizes to fit your quickly growing baby.
Bodysuits are available in different colors and prints. Consider mixing different colors or prints to match with different baby clothes.
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