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What are vests? OS translation pls!

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kmini Wed 30-Jul-14 13:07:53


Everyone seems to recommend having vests for a newborn baby. What are these exactly. Little undershirts (we would call it a singlet where I am from)? Or are they the sleeveless/legless version on a body suit.

if the former, I can't find many of these on the baby clothes sections.


rainbowfeet Wed 30-Jul-14 13:11:33

I've always called them vests but noticed most shops call them body suits... Sleeveless, short sleeved or long sleeved with poppers at crotch to go under clothes.

What I've always called baby-grows are marketed as sleep suits..

I'm just old fashioned I guess

kmini Wed 30-Jul-14 13:17:09

Thank you!!! Makes sense now.

beccajoh Wed 30-Jul-14 13:21:34

Short sleeves/no sleeves with poppers underneath.

AuditAngel Mon 04-Aug-14 23:47:32

My cousins grew up in Australia and what we call vests, they called spy singlets. Although baby vests often have poppers under the crutch and may or may not gave long or short sleeves, often called bodysuits.

ThinkIveBeenHacked Mon 04-Aug-14 23:52:37

Bodysuit or Vest

ThinkIveBeenHacked Mon 04-Aug-14 23:53:23

Sleepsuit or Onezie or Babygrow

ThinkIveBeenHacked Mon 04-Aug-14 23:54:13

One of the first link and one of the second link, daily. Strip and repeat based on vomits and explosive poos. Add a cardigan on colder days.

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