A free online resource crammed with advice and information including a new born checklist to meet all of your baby's needs!
A set of Checklists for New Born baby's will help you with two important things:
- Preparing for the birth
- And preparing for bank balance damage limitation !
The varied set of checklists will help you to achieve both of these major aims !
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New Born Baby Checklists - A Necessary evil !
It's amazing how much equipment and how many items that you need to prepare for the arrival of a new born ! A new born baby's checklist is essential - take a look at the following quotes...
- "It sometimes happens, even in the best of families, that a baby is born. This is not necessarily cause for alarm. The important thing is to keep your wits about you and borrow some money !" ~ Elinor Goulding Smith.
- "A baby is a blank cheque made payable to the human race." ~ Barbara Christine Seifert.
- "If your baby's "beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time," you're the grandma." ~ Theresa Bloomingdale
We hope that they bought you a wry smile ! ( Please click the following link if you want to see some more Funny Baby Quotes - they're great! )
What exactly is a Layette ? Where does the word ' layette ' originate ?
One of the first thoughts that come to mind regarding baby checklists is the baby layette checklist. Many people think that a layette relates just to the baby's clothes. The meaning of a layette encompasses a complete outfit of clothing and equipment for a newborn infant. The word layette comes from the French word layette, a diminutive of laye box, from Middle Dutch ' lade ' which is akin to the Old English or Old High German word ' hladan ' meaning to load. So there you have it ! Get ready to load a box with newborn baby's clothing and equipment and get together your new born baby's layette - using the Baby Layette Checklist !
Baby's Clothes - Size Chart
Babies grow at an alarming rate and the following chart provides guidelines on clothes and sizes. New parents are generally inundated with clothes for new born babies but these are usually outgrown in the matter of a few weeks. Top Tip - Specify some different sizes to kind friends and family who wish to buy a clothing gift ! The size chart below is a perfect illustration of this potential problem. Prepare for the Baby Shower and ensure that you have a variety of sizes lasting through the baby's first year ! You might also find it interesting to check out our unique, online Shower Games.
Clothes Size Chart for Layette