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(31 Posts)
Littlejayx Thu 12-Oct-17 14:11:43

How long did you keep your little one exclusively in baby grows?

thismeansnothing Thu 12-Oct-17 14:29:20

Months and months and months. 😂 They just make life so much easier.

JohnLapsleyParlabane Thu 12-Oct-17 14:30:35

Till about 9 months

TheSleeperandTheSpindle Thu 12-Oct-17 14:44:24

Until at least 6 months. They’re just so simple and cosy, easy for nappy changes and the ones with built in mittens are fab 😊

Littlejayx Thu 12-Oct-17 14:55:30

Ooooh good smile

My mil made a comment about it being her being in them got a while. She's 3 months

TheSleeperandTheSpindle Thu 12-Oct-17 15:01:15

Ahh 3 months is still tiny, far too little for proper clothes imo grin

My DS is 11 months and sometimes I still pop a baby gro on him if we’re lazing about at home. Not need to —attempt— to keep socks on him and perfect for crawling around on the carpet.

Ecureuil Thu 12-Oct-17 15:03:47

About 6 months

PotteringAlong Thu 12-Oct-17 15:06:22

About 6 months here too. I changed when we started doing a proper bedtime to make the distinction between day clothes and night clothes.

KarateKitten Thu 12-Oct-17 15:06:25

First baby 9 months. 2nd and 3rd baby I put them in clothes sooner but I think I just found the drudgery of changing babies etc. less stressful on later babies. And also, there was a better routine with the 2nd and 3rd because of an older child in the house. On my first I'd still be in my pjs at lunch so no way was he getting out of his babygro when I couldn't even get dressed!

confusedwife84 Thu 12-Oct-17 15:11:52

My DD is 5 months and just wears them at night, as PP poster said, to make a distinction between day and night clothes - not that I’m sure she even notices!! 😂

user1493413286 Thu 12-Oct-17 16:32:36

I only put my 6 month old in leggings and tops when we see people who have bought them for her otherwise she’s in babygrows and will be until she’s about 1. I think they’re much comfier for her and she’s got a lifetime of wearing clothes with a waist band so I’m in no rush. I’ve had comments about her being in her pjs tho which surprised me.
I do separate out her night time and daytime baby grows but made the decisions based on which ones I like best so plain ones are night time and colourful are daytime.

EddChinasVagina Thu 12-Oct-17 16:50:15

My boys are 8 weeks old and they’ll be in babygrows for the foreseeable future, I only dress them “proper” when we go “out-out”

NerrSnerr Thu 12-Oct-17 16:51:11

Mine is 6 months and exclusively in baby grows, mainly because I have lost all of his socks.

Littlejayx Thu 12-Oct-17 16:51:47

I've bought her a few tops and leggings and coats for when it's a bit more chilly. I love her in baby grows to be honest.

AnonEvent Thu 12-Oct-17 16:55:29

DD was probably in babygrows until about 4 months. Then I switched to leggings a long sleeved vest and cardi. Always comfy, soft, clothes though - nursery were astounded that she didn't have any jeans for 'Jeans for genes day' at the age of 11 months.

She still wears sleepsuits to bed, which I plan to keep her in until she runs out of sizes, it's just good to know her PJ top isn't riding up, and that she has cosy feet.

ownedbySWD Thu 12-Oct-17 16:59:58

Once they start crawling really. I find they tend to scoot their legs out of the babygro entirely, or their toes poke out between the snaps. I have a few that still fit ds at 9 months that I sometimes use for jammies, but he is also pulling up to stand and cruising along furniture, so getting his legs tangled up is a problem.

I prefer simple clothes for pre-crawlers and non-sitters. Can't be bothered with the faff of trousers and shirts.

Opheliasgoldenwine Thu 12-Oct-17 17:01:22

DD is five months and I can’t see it changing soon. MIL hates it grin

Eeeeek2 Thu 12-Oct-17 19:54:23

I found that once ds was mobile as his legs would disappear into the body of a babygrow.

uhhuhh Thu 12-Oct-17 19:56:33

I remember a relative meeting DD when she was about a month old & commenting "oh, she's still in her pyjamas" hmm

RoganJosh Thu 12-Oct-17 20:00:22

My second two children were spring born so by the time they were six months old I'd put a tshirt and/or leggings on top if they needed. They were then warmer and looked a bit more dressed but for minimal effort.
That way I kept them in baby gros till nearly a year. blush

Nicae Thu 12-Oct-17 20:09:29

Just to add some variety, both my girls were out of babygrows (other than at night) by one month. It helped - me not them - get into a routine and I was given loads of lovely clothes to dress them in. I also bucked the MN trend by putting them in dresses and tights and all sorts of fiddly outfits that are not approved of in these parts. I loved it and I don't they they cared one way or the other!

Poosnu Thu 12-Oct-17 20:13:03

Until they start pulling themselves to stand and then the feet in babygros get in the way.

ZZZZ1111 Thu 12-Oct-17 21:44:35

I loved mine in baby grows, he was mostly in them until he was about 7 months. They made crawling more difficult for him so I reluctantly moved onto trousers.

BellyBean Sun 15-Oct-17 16:15:12

Started with outfits for my early March baby in the summer, as it was easier to layer and keep her cool - remove socks, leggings, top as needed, plus we had lots of lovely summer outfits we'd been bought.

eurochick Sun 15-Oct-17 16:19:17

Mine was in them most of the time until about 8 months. It would have been a bit longer but we got a nanny at that point who started dressing her in clothes daily. I love a baby in a gro!

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