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November 26, 2021

Mothers look forward to many milestones in their child’s lives. Although first words and solid food are great milestones, crawling is the most important.

Your baby will be able to crawl, which is a major step toward independence. They no longer have to depend on you to get around, they are now able to explore on their own.

This change can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. Looking for some help in this new chapter of your life? Here are five things you can do for your baby when he or she starts crawling.

1. Your home can be babyproofed

Your child is not walking yet. You're constantly watching them, so how much trouble can they get into?

You should babyproof your home immediately, even if you are going to be watching them closely. Babies are known for getting into things that they shouldn't.

Simple strategies such as safety baby magnetic cabinet locks will be of benefit to every family member. These devices prevent your child's messiness and accidental access to dangerous chemicals.

You should consider your unique home layout when babyproofing. You might need to install baby gates if there are stairs in your home.

2. Take care when you're away from home

Babyproofing your home is easy. What about when visiting a friend or family member?

There's a good possibility that their space isn’t babyproofed if they don’t have children. You need to be extra cautious to make sure your child has fun and is safe.

Begin by taking a quick look around the house. Arrange furniture as best you can and take out any potential choking hazards. You must ensure that a responsible adult is always looking after your child.

3. Take Care of Your Pets

Crawling babies are curious about everything. They might even want to be your pet's best friend on their adventures.

It will be so cute to see them together. Your baby may have learned to crawl but they still need to learn the concept of personal space.

You might find your child getting too excited and causing trouble for your pet. Even the best-trained pets can get agitated and have snappy reactions. Keep your child close to you at all times.

4. You should be prepared for many fights

Your baby won't just be attracted to pets, but will also be drawn to older siblings.

They will follow you around the house, and may even grab your toys. This can cause frustration in older children. You can prevent potential arguments by teaching everyone to be kind and anticipating possible fights. We can assure you that the lesson of sharing will help them get far in their lives.

5. Regular Routines Adjusted

It's not easy to do routines like diaper changes and bath time. These routines will be more difficult when your baby begins crawling.

We can only tell you to be ready for lots of moving and squirming. While you can ask a friend to help, if you are flying alone, distractions will be your best friend. You can add a lot of toys or a fun mobile to your bath.

One last tip: Get your camera!

These tips will help you get through those exhausting, but exciting crawling stages.

One last tip: Don't let the excitement get in your way of taking pictures. Grab your camera, and capture all the moments. They'll soon be walking by the time you realize it.


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Sizing Chart

Since every baby grows at his/her own pace, measure the baby's height for the best fit. It is much more accurate than going off of the baby's age. Call us with any questions and we will be happy to help you determine the best fit for your baby.

Newborn Onesie's

Size Weight Height
Newborn (NB) 5-8 Ibs. / 2.3-3.6 kg 17-21 in. / 43.2-53.3 cm
0-3M 6-12 Ibs. / 3.6-5.4 kg 21-24 in. / 53.3-61 cm
0-6M Up to 16 Ibs. / Up to 7.3 kg 17-21 in. / 43.2-53.3 cm
3-6M 12-16 Ibs. / 5.4-7.3 kg 24-26 in. / 61-66 cm
3-9M 12-20 Ibs. / 5.4-9.1 kg 24-28 in. / 61-71.1 cm
6-9M 16-20 Ibs. / 7.3-9.1 kg 26-28 in. / 66-71.1 cm
12M 20-24 Ibs. / 9.1-10.9 kg 28-30 in. / 71.1-76.2 cm
18M 24-28 Ibs. / 10.9-12.7 kg 30-32 in. / 76.2-81.3 cm
24M / 2T 28-32 Ibs. / 12.7-14.5 kg 32-34 in. / 81.3-86.4 cm
3T 32-35 Ibs. / 14.5-15.9 kg 34-38 in. / 86.4-96.5 cm
4T 35-39 lbs. / 15.9-17.7 kg 38-40 in. / 96.5-101.6 cm
5T 39-43 lbs. / 17.7-19.5 kg 40-44 in. / 101.6-111.8 cm

Cotton Pajamas

Garments are designed to fit snug for child's safety.

Size Weight Height
6M 12-16 Ibs. / 5.4-7.3 kg 24-27 in. / 61-68.6 cm
12M 16-20 Ibs. / 7.3-9.1 kg 27-30 in. / 68.6-76.2 cm
18M 20-24 Ibs. / 9.1-10.9 kg 30-33 in. / 76.2-83.8 cm
24M / 2T 24-28 Ibs. / 10.9-12.7 kg 33-35 in. / 83.8-88.9 cm
3T 28-32 Ibs. / 12.7-14.5 kg 35-39 in. / 88.9-99.1 cm
4T 32-36 Ibs. / 14.5-16.3 kg 39-42 in. / 99.1-106.7 cm
5T 36-42 Ibs. / 16.3-19.1 kg 42-44 in. / 106.7-111.8 cm

 

New Balance Boys

Size
Waist
Height
4
17-19 inches
39-41 inches
5
19-20 inches
41-45 inches
6
20-22 inches
45-46 inches
7
22-23 inches
47-50 inches
8
23-24 inches
50-54 inches
10/12
24-25 inches
54-58 inches
14/16
25-27 inches
58-62 inches
18/20
27-28 inches
62-67 inches

 

New Balance Girls

Size Waist Height
4 17-19 inches 39-41 inches
5 19-20 inches 41-45 inches
6 20-21 inches 45-46 inches
6x 21-22 inches 46-48 inches
7/8 22-23 inches 48-52 inches
10/12 23-25 inches 52-58 inches
14 25-27 inches 58-61 inches
16 27-29 inches 61-63 inches