How to Choose Clothes for Baby Girls

There is an amazing selection of clothes for baby girls and this can make it overwhelming to choose the right outfit. When you are choosing clothes for your little angel, you should think about safety, function and convenience. If you keep these three factors in mind when selecting clothes, you will never go wrong.Go to Step 1 for a planned approach for choosing clothes for baby girls - in the local store or online.


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    Know the correct size of your baby. Baby girls’ clothes are available in all sizes. You will be able to choose clothes if you know the right size.
    • Remember, little girls can grow within no time. So, even if you buy a size too big, your little girl will be able to fit into it a few months down the line. However, if the size is too small, it will be restrictive and uncomfortable.
    • The right size is one that is comfortable and allows your baby girl to move freely.
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    Follow fashion trends when picking clothes for baby girls.
    • Keep in mind that the baby needs to wear the right clothing for the occasion. The last thing you want is your baby wearing a lacy princess dress when playing in the sand pit or learning to make mud pies down by the creek!
    • Follow fashion trends, but do not follow them blindly.
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    Select clothes with comfort and safety in mind. These two factors should be paramount when choosing baby girls’ clothing.
    • Make sure there are no sharp zippers and no loose buttons that your baby could swallow. If you are buying nightwear, ensure it adheres to safety standards.
    • When your little one wears an outfit, she should be comfortable and protected. There shouldn’t be choking hazards or embellishments that can injure her soft and delicate skin.
    • Watch out for stiff labels that might be an irritant,
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    Search for clothing that is easy to put on, take off and care for.
    • Keep in mind that your girl will be in diapers and you should be able to change diapers easily and quickly, without inconveniencing your child or yourself.
    • Pick clothes that can be washed in a washing machine. Otherwise, you will be hand washing them for hours every day. Even little girls get their clothes messy and dirty, especially little girls.
    • Choose materials that do not require ironing.
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    Purchase durable outfits. Just like little boys, baby girls are active, be it while crawling, or in the playpen. They will make a mess and get their clothes dirty, so you want outfits that are durable and can take regular washing without showing signs of fading and tearing.
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    Make and stay within your budget.
    • When you are shopping for clothes for your baby girl, always have a budget in mind. This way, you will not get carried away and buy beyond your means.
    • Having a budget will allow you to use your money wisely and buy clothes that are really necessary for your little one.
    • On the other hand, if budget is not a constraint, you can splurge on branded outfits.


  • Regardless of what you buy, it is important you choose outfits that encourage free movement and keep your baby girl comfortable. This should be your mantra for choosing clothes for baby girls.

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