How many sleepsuits and vests to pack ?
Jun 9, 2010 9:21AM
I'm 33 weeks and just getting my hospital bag together, was just wondering how many sleepsuits and vests to pack for baby and what range of sizes ?
Jun 9, 2010 7:00AM
we took 5 sleepsuits in 0-3 and 5 vests, turned out to be an emergency section and a small baby (told i was having a biggy!) so my mum bought us some newborn (which i never realised went up to 9.9lbs in some brands) we probabaly would have had enough if they were the right size for my 5 day stay with a going home outfit too, always best to be prepared!
Jun 9, 2010 7:49AM
I packed 3 sleepsuits and 3 vests in newborn size in my hospital bag and then I had 8 of each in another bag, in the boot of the car. We had a CS so were in 5 days and I therefore did need to call for the other bag. I had 0-3 months at home ready, just in case. My LO was 10lb and the newborn size was a good fit, he did lose a little weight, so we didn't need the 0-3 months until about 2 weeks later.
The best advice I can give is be prepared but don't take too much. I had a bag for labour, a hospital bag with stuff in for 1-2 days, then about 6 other bags in the back of the car, all labelled so OH couldn't go wrong. It turned out to be a godsend as we were in longer than expected.
Wishing you lots of luck xx
Jun 9, 2010 9:21AM
I took about 5 of each I think! I took 2 of each in new born sized, and the rest in 0-3, cause I was told my baby would be about 8lbs full term, and I was two weeks over so expected a big baby!
When she arrived she was 6lb 8oz, and the 0-3 stuff we brought drowned her, so I had to get OH to bring more up for me!!
My advice would be to do what lawso said and pack other bags to be prepared
Good Luck hun and all the best xx
May 12, 2019 12:04PM
hi everyone, new here but desperate for advice! My son is 1 month old on Tuesday and has been bottle feeding for the past 2 weeks. He has had problems since. He is extremely irritable, I’m sure my Son doesn’t have anytime while awake not crying, he cries ALL the time and I try EVERYTHING with no success. I have been to the hospital and doctors and they are so very unhelpful, they just tell me he has colic and basically I have to deal with it. I am almost certain, and the hospital also said, he has reflux (silent) as he rarely spits up but it is getting far worse and he is becoming more and more irritable, coughing after feeds and in between and starting to refuse feeds, scream, want them, take them and scream again. He has had Carobel from the hospital as they didn’t want to give Gaviscon due to chance of constipation, but it did absolutely nothing for him. He is now simply on infacol but has trouble pooing, which causes him distress, but is very runny. I guess i am I am desperately looking for advice on what to do, as it is increasingly hard with a baby that cries all day and won’t sleep or settle due to milk coming back up. I feel like I’m missing something and not giving him what he needs? HE IS SUCH A HUNGRY BABY! I feed him, change his nappy, cuddle him, sing to him, wind him, put him in swinger, walk round house, car - I am lost! Health visitor has done a referral to dietician however who knows how long this will take! Dad is lactose intolerant. Also, how much does your baby eat, or did eat at 1 month? Mine wants food every 1.5/2 hours! Please help!
Apr 29, 2019 9:53AM
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