You will need
- Summer baby clothes from natural materials.
Do not try to over-coddle the child. Overheating is no less dangerous than hypothermia, so the clothes should be in moderation.
If you are going to dress your baby in the summer, focus on the weather. At a temperature of about 20 degrees Celsius on the baby should be thin tank top or a bodysuit, over which are worn the sliders and cotton shirt. The head can be a bonnet or a lightweight knitted beanie in the case when the weather is windy.
When the temperature rises to 23 degrees, you can do one easy blouse long sleeve with sliders, or overalls.
Above this temperature mark dress your child in clothing that leaves arms and legs exposed. It can be bodysuit or t-shirt with panties. The presence of do not have socks, especially knitted. In the summer it is best to use lace booties, they leak air.
After the temperature reached 26 degrees, you can leave the baby in a diaper or panties. In the peak of the heat it is advisable to use diapers as they can cause overheating.
The presence of a headdress is obligatory in the case when on the baby are exposed to direct sunlight. When he is completely hidden under the roof of the carriage, a sun hat or a light hat can not wear.
Always carry a few diapers, cotton and flannel. In the case of a sharp deterioration in field conditions the kid can always hide and not worry about what he will freeze.
Summer clothes for kids must be made of natural materials, as synthetic does not allow the skin to breathe.
In order to understand how well-matched clothes, you need to touch the back of the head of the baby. It should not be too hot or cold. To respond to cold feet as a symptom of hypothermia is not necessary, as it's not too reliable. You should also pay attention to how the child behaves. When he is uncomfortable, he will behave capriciously.
Advice 2: How to dress a newborn in summer
The question how to dress a newborn baby in the winter, enough rhetorical - it is necessary to choose the warm clothes. A blanket of sheepskin or camel's hair, overalls, hats, mittens. But putting baby in the summer is not easy, it is necessary to approach this task very seriously, to not violate the thermal balance.
In summer, the weather is changeable and treacherous. If the street the sun shines brightly and the temperature reaches thirty degrees, for walks with the baby, you should select the time code the sun is in the Zenith, from 8 to 11 am or after 18-19 o'clock in the evening. In this weather no matter how you dress the child, it will be hot, and when the slightest breeze his whole perspiration will play harm - the child may be supercooled and ill. In addition, the kids don't tolerate heat very well, they are capricious and crying. If the wind is blowing, and the temperature no higher than 16-18 With, then dress the child as needed in spring or autumn. The most dangerous weather - Sunny, with strong, gusty North wind. Then you need additional layers of clothing.
Pay attention to fabrics - they all have to beat natural. The basis of a summer wardrobe is a baby thin cotton. If it's hot, put it on the child thin cotton pants and a Onesie. Swaddle the baby or not is a personal matter for each parent. Someone thinks that this is necessary, because will make the baby's legs is more even, someone thinks that it limits the movement and development of the baby. If you do decide to swaddle your baby, the diaper should be of cotton, gingham or calico, do not swaddle too tight. You also need to wear a little thin cotton cap that will protect his delicate ears from the wind.
If it's chilly outside and the wind over the cotton layer of clothing need another warm layer. Put on overalls fleece, or cover baby with a blanket. On the head, on top of a cotton cap to wear a hat, knitted of fine wool. If it's Sunny, but windy, dress the child warmly. However, consider that these things have been with the easy fasteners and, if necessary, be quickly removed. Check the temperature of the child. Feel his nose if it's cold, baby is cold. Insert a finger into the axilla, if there is hot and humid, then the baby is hot. Do not overheat the child, it is as dangerous as hypothermia and can lead to various diseases, including inflammation of the lungs.
What to wear in summer - the choice is purely personal. If the diaper don't forget to wear a light cap of cotton, and in windy weather better than overalls, for example, fleece.
Watching your child, you will adapt quickly, what the weather is like as to put it on. If the temperature is above 25 degrees and no wind is enough to wear cotton Onesie (shirt), plain cotton socks.
Advice 3: How to dress your baby for christening
The christening of a child is called "the second birth", because this is a very important event in the life of an Orthodox family. At the same time is a very important and troublesome event for parents. It is very important to prepare for it in advance, invite the godparents, relatives, gather for christening accessories for baby, dress him appropriately.
You will need
- A large towel, sheet, baptismal shirt, hat or kerchief for girls, briefs or disposable diapers, socks.
If the christening is held in the warm time of the year, problems with clothes for toddler should arise. You can wear a cotton suit boy or light dress girl, do not forget about the scarf or a hat. It is very important to choose clothes with simple clasps or even without them, because in the course of the christening will need to promptly remove clothing from the child. If he is very young, prepare the diaper, to put it on a special table for changing clothes. A large part of the ceremony holds a baby naked or in a diaper.
If a child is going to baptize in the winter, you need to prepare warm, easy to unbutton the suit, made of cotton or wool socks and a cap. Clothing is removed at the beginning of the christening, and before lowering into the font the child spends time in the hands of one of the godparents naked. He can put on socks and wrap in a warm towel or blanket.
After bathing the child should quickly be wiped away, and the father will clothe him in a shirt prepared in advance of the baptismal set — as a rule, it includes a sheet, baptismal shirt and cap. You can choose a set by yourself or to entrust this responsibility on the shoulders of one of the godparents. Socks christening sets usually are not included. Also don't forget to prepare in advance baptismal towel and grab a few diapers and two or three of the disposable diaper.
During Orthodox christening baby wear three times: first remove the clothes that baby came to Church and put on the baptismal shirt and a cap, then on top put things for departure home or to the celebration. After the christening of the child, usually do not wash a few days, to specify exactly how many can have a father.
Baptismal shirt and a towel not washed, and stored throughout a child's life.
Baptismal shirt and a towel not washed, and stored throughout a child's life.
It is not necessary to wrap the baby in a large amount of clothing, even in the cold season. If it is hot or have to plead with his disguises, he can start to be nervous and to cry.
Advice 4: How to dress a newborn
When a family has a newborn, the parents get a lot of hassle and worry. Especially if it is a firstborn, and they have no experience in baby care. A seemingly very simple question: how to dress your baby after a swim or a walk? If you wear too easily, the baby can freeze if too warm to overheat.
Focus on the ambient temperature. If the baby is at home, at 23 ° and above it is enough to put him in a cotton t-shirt and Romper. If around 20-23°, on top of the shirt should wear more flannel vest, and on his feet on top of the sliders – thin socks. At a temperature of 18 to 20oC instead of flannel undershirts are better to wear with a thin knitted suit with long sleeves. Instead wear cotton socks baby wool. Well, if the house is cool enough (temperature below -18 ºc), on top of a thin knit suit, wear wool or wool blend suit.
When you are preparing to take the baby for a walk in the summer, in hot weather (over 25 ° C) is enough to put him in cotton underwear and a light cap or a hat to protect from sunlight. If the temperature of 22 to 24C, add a thin cotton Onesie Romper; if from 20 to 22oC, it will not hurt to wear a thin knit suit with long sleeves and thin socks.
In the cooler season (spring, fall) dress your child in the following way: if around 16 -18 ° C, on top of summer clothes for wear lightweight wool or wool blend. Headpiece replace the more dense, for example, a knit cap. If the temperature is 14-16оС, put the child wool beanie and wool (wool blend) socks. At a temperature of from 10 to 14 ° C add to this clothing Romper autumn. Well, at 0-8ºc needed another layer of clothing under jumpsuit: warm tights and a sweater. Wear also the child's extra pair of wool socks, and under a dense wool blend cap – light cap.
In winter, additionally wrap the baby in a blanket and frequently check his nose. At temperatures below -20oC walk on the street with a newborn is not recommended.
Remember that the things a newborn should only be made from natural fabrics. Also, they should not be close.
Advice 5: What to dress a newborn baby in the first days of stay at home
The first few days after arriving home from the hospital the most exciting for the parents. From how you dress a baby will depend on his health and mood. To choose home clothes for a newborn is affected by time of year and room temperature.
The baby, born in a warm season, you can wear at home in a Onesie and a diaper. On my head to wear a cap. All the clothes for the newborn should be made of natural materials, washed and ironed. The cap and vests stitched on the outside.
Choosing clothes for your baby, give preference to clothes with a slit in the back so the child will always be closed umbilical wound.
It is desirable to abandon the flounces and lace in the first days of stay at home, they can cause irritation on baby's skin. The first 5-7 days after arrival from the hospital, the baby swaddled together in pens, in a subsequent leave handles free, swaddling clothes, only the legs. In the summer you can afford not to use disposable diapers and change the diaper as needed. Bonnet tie on the side, so the node is not been clasped round the neck under the chin.
If a room is well warmed up and the temperature does not fall below 24-25C, the little enough to suit in a light natural suit. The first time you are going to go for a walk, get some fresh air by opening wide the window or walking for some time on the balcony. For this walk you can choose a soft flannel blanket and warm cap, if a little chilly.
If your baby was born in autumn, winter or early spring, requirements for clothing will be different.
It is not necessary to use as insulation crumbs shawls and blankets, they are strong allergens. In addition, the pile may get into your eyes, nose and mouth.
Disposable diapers you will start to put the baby in the hospital, so change diapers often don't, and the kid will stay warm until the next diaper change. If the house is cool, you need to dress up warmer: vest with hood, socks and a flannel cap. The best option for warming the baby after a week of stay at home will be the Romper buttons, referred to as slip.
A slip is not necessary to push through the head as body, no rubber bands on the belly, as from the sliders, nothing comes out and does not slip. It is easy to unbutton for diaper changing, because to remove it completely is not necessary. The same applies to more types of insulated coveralls for the first invigorating walks on the balcony. It is very important that the room where the child was not draft. Otherwise, no clothes will not be able to protect the newborn from cold.