There are three things you must do when you prepare for a baby

There are three things you must do when you prepare for a baby

It can be a lot of fun to prepare for a baby. You can make some of the most memorable memories. There are some more difficult tasks that you must tackle. These are just three.

Get rid of all your paperwork
There can be a lot of paperwork involved in pregnancy. You will need to update your will, and your life insurance. It's a great opportunity to check that all other pertinent paperwork is current. You will need some type of identification if you plan to travel. If your driver's licence is about to expire, you may want to renew it.

Although it may seem extravagant, you might consider getting a passport. Even if you don't plan to travel overseas anytime soon, or ever, you will know that it is there in case you need it. A backup ID will be available that you can keep separate to your driver's licence. This will allow you to identify yourself even in the event that your driver's license is stolen or lost.

Check the legalities of travelling to and staying in another country if you have international connections. At this point, you don't necessarily have to pay a lawyer. You can search the Internet for the type and country of visa that you need (e.g. spouse visa UK). This will give you an idea of the documentation required and likely costs.

Have Contingency Plans For Being Apart
Consider the possibility that you and your partner will have to be apart at one point. Make appropriate plans. These plans should be updated as you progress through your pregnancy. Keep in mind that your physical growth will slow down throughout your pregnancy. These plans may not work in the third trimester.

The arrival of your baby is going to present new challenges. The biggest challenge is likely to be lack of sleep. This can be very draining. You should make sure that someone is there to assist you if your partner leaves you.

Take a walk around your home in the dark
You will need to change and feed your baby throughout the night. You'll want to dim the lights when you do this. This is not only easier for your partner but may also encourage your baby's to go to sleep quickly again. This means that you must be able to navigate your home in the dark.

You can make your life easier by keeping baby items close to your baby. Even night-time meals can be included. A mini-fridge or bottle-heater could be placed in the nursery. It's good to expect that you will need to visit other areas of the house from time-to-time.

This can be done a few times before your baby arrives, preferably while you are tired. Then identify your "pain points". Next, deal with them. Pro tip: You can buy battery-operated lights that can be stuck to walls. These lights can be the best friend of a new parent.

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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

17-19 inches
39-41 inches
19-20 inches
41-45 inches
20-22 inches
45-46 inches
22-23 inches
47-50 inches
23-24 inches
50-54 inches
24-25 inches
54-58 inches
25-27 inches
58-62 inches
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