Dressing Your Baby for Winter

Posted on Oct 15 2013 - 9:47am by Leola Schamber

baby winter clothesWhile it’s still fall, with the sun shining its brightest and the temperature reaching 25 degrees Celsius, you need to prepare your baby’s wardrobe for the winter. It’s never too early to prepare. Time passes so quickly; you may not notice how fast the season shifts from spring, to summer, to fall.

Winter can be fun, but it can be extremely uncomfortable especially when the temperature starts to drop and the cold winter air starts to blow. As children are more vulnerable to changing temperatures, it’s important that you keep them comfortable throughout the season. Kids can’t regulate their body temperature as easily as adults do. To keep them from illnesses brought about by dropping temperatures, buy personalised baby and children clothes and prepare their wardrobe for the cold season.

Invest in High Quality Jackets

A warm winter jacket is one of the most important articles of clothing your child needs for the cold season. When buying jackets, choose those that are water resistant and that come with a hood. These jackets can keep your child warm and dry during snowy conditions. Consider buying a long down coat as well for extreme cold temperatures. Synthetic filled coats with waterproof shells and snow suits are perfect for kids during the winter, as they provide protection for your child when playing outdoors.

The Wonders of Fleece

Fleece works wonders during winter. It provides extra protection from the cold. So when buying personalised baby and children’s clothes on the Internet, choose those that are made from fleece. Choose winter boots lined with fleece as well. Fleece keeps feet warm and dry, while boots with rubber soles provide good traction when walking on slippery surfaces. Look for boots with deep treads in the sole, as they provide stability and firmer footing. Fabrics such as wool, flannel, corduroy, and heavy knits are also perfect for the winter.

Layering is the Key

Layering works best during winter. To keep your children warm during the cold season, dress them in layers. T-shirts under long sleeves and sweaters above shirts can make kids comfortable outdoor. During extreme weather conditions, use vest, fleece, and sweater as the last layer before putting on their jacket. Add a neck warmer and mittens or gloves with waterproof shell to keep kids’ hands warm and dry. Finish the look with a hat to keep the warmth from escaping the body.

Make your child comfortable throughout the cold season. Invest in high quality jackets, buy clothes with fleece and similarly warm fabrics, and observe layering when dressing up your little ones.