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    Basic Layette

    CATEGORY
    QUANTITY
       
    DIAPERS  
    Disposable 350 disposable first month
      (1 dozen cloth diapers for burping and general use)
       
    Cloth - if washing own or diaper service 90 for first week
    Diaper wraps or plastic pants 6-10
    Diaper pins or "snappies" 4 sets
       
    CLOTHING  
    T-shirts 5-10
    Booties/socks 3-5 pairs
    Hat 1-2
    Sleepers or gowns 5-7
    Cold weather sleeper 1
       
    BEDDING  
    Thermal blankets 1-2
    Lightweight, receiving blankets 5-7
    Crib sheets (fitted preferred) 3-4
       
    MISCELLANEOUS  
    Soft washclothes 3-5
    Burp cloths 1 dozen (cloth diapers work well)
    Digital Thermometer Useful for taking either axillary (armpit) or rectal temperature
    Baby scissors or clippers  
    Baby brush and comb  
    Mild soap  
    Hooded baby towels (optional