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buying bibs???

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f1recr4cker Tue 19-Apr-05 14:10:55

ok i have bought 5 bibs and 7 muslins. i was wondering how many i should take into hospital with me when i give birth and if i need anymore??

jessicasmummy Tue 19-Apr-05 21:04:40

for hospital - dont bother - one muslin or 2 should be fine and a bib - all depending how long u r planning to stay of course! i was only in 12 hours!

starlover Wed 20-Apr-05 13:14:00

ds never wore a bib in hospital. But then, he refused to eat so he wasn't being sick!

I would take one or 2... Always overestimate... I had a natural birth and should have been out the next day. But ended up staying for 4 days as ds wouldn't feed

Dophus Wed 20-Apr-05 13:19:51

If you are palnning on bf then you probably won't need bibs.

Chandra Wed 20-Apr-05 13:25:54

We bought the bibs but were not necessary until DS was about 4m, probably later. During the first week babies eat so little that sometimes you wonder if you are producing calostrum/milk at all. No poseting until a few weeks later so even the muslins didn't get much use until later.

toomanypushchairs Wed 20-Apr-05 13:31:18

I bottlefed, and the dt's were both really sick, ending up buying bibs from the hospital shop. You can always bring them home clean, if you don't need them!

ambrosia Wed 20-Apr-05 13:35:19

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

sweetkitty Wed 20-Apr-05 14:25:40

never used a bib with DD until we started weaning now use loads

fruitful Wed 20-Apr-05 14:33:35

Take a couple into hospital and get your dh to bring more if you need them. I didn't use either - I think maybe even sicky babies don't get started that early?

With dd I wondered what bibs were for - people kept buying us these cute little sets - a babygro and matching bib. Never used the bibs. And I bought 2 packs of 12 muslins and never even opened the second pack.

I've opened it for ds though! I get through at least 8 muslins and 8 bibs (and quite often 8 babygros as well) a day. He's been formula-fed for the last couple of weeks but if anything he got less sicky when I stopped bf'ing.

I'm just praying for that stomach muscle to get stronger...

Curdled milk on the shoulder and down the back is the up-and-coming look anyway .

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