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#1 MoonPie

Posted 09 November 2012 - 02:04 PM

Reading the thread about the zipper wondersuit ad got me thinking. When DD was in onsies and wondersuits, it didn't feel right to do them up without a singlet or shorter onsie underneath.

Is that my own weird thing or pretty normal?

(And yes, this is me trying to finish uni work.)

#2 *LucyE*

Posted 09 November 2012 - 02:07 PM

Depending on the weather, I would put a singlet underneath. It helped cover the belly from the gape-y poppers but that could just be my chubby babies original.gif

#3 Leee

Posted 09 November 2012 - 02:09 PM

I always put a singlet under

#4 Dowager fancie

Posted 09 November 2012 - 02:10 PM

I always put a singlet on DD under a wondersuit.  My thinking was, if it is cool enough for a wondersuit, it was cool enough for a singlet too.

#5 MintyBiscuit

Posted 09 November 2012 - 02:18 PM

Depends on the weather. At the moment we only put DS into wondersuits for bed, and he has a sleeveless sleeping bag over that, so he'd generally be too warm with a singlet as well. In winter when he was wearing wondersuits a lot he always had a singlet on underneath

#6 Phascogale

Posted 09 November 2012 - 03:35 PM

Always had a singlet underneath.  It just does not feel right when babies don't have a singlet, especially when wearing a jumpsuit.  I still feel the same way when I change a baby in a jumpsuit without a singlet.

Babies are supposed to have an extra layer to us so if we have a t-shirt they need singlet and t-shirt.  

I wear a singlet now as I really feel the cold even though they weather is quite nice - heading towards the mid 20's.

#7 MrsLexiK

Posted 09 November 2012 - 03:42 PM

Any baby I have changed has had a singlet.  I wear a singlet under everything still .........,...... I still manage to zip either myself, my singlet or another part of my clothes into my zip

#8 LookMumNoHands

Posted 09 November 2012 - 03:43 PM

QUOTE (*LucyE* @ 09/11/2012, 03:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Depending on the weather, I would put a singlet underneath. It helped cover the belly from the gape-y poppers but that could just be my chubby babies original.gif

Yep, this for us too  original.gif .

#9 Isolabella

Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:12 PM

Short sleeve body suit under our wonder suits.

#10 Starrydawn

Posted 09 November 2012 - 04:39 PM

I found singlets rode up and were useless. I changed to the short sleeved body suits worked much better.

Edited by Chedasha, 09 November 2012 - 04:40 PM.

#11 Lim Lam

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:41 AM

4 kids and all had a singlet under their jumpsuit.

#12 ThatsNotMyName

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:49 AM

I hate singlets! Singlet suit with crotch snaps or a shorty onesie if it's quite cool, otherwise just the jumpsuit. I hate the idea of the zippers, it means undoing the whole thing to check or change a nappy rather than just the bottom half. Silly silly idea.

Edited by ThatsNotMyName, 10 November 2012 - 10:50 AM.

#13 Dylan's Mummy

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:59 AM

Yes, singlets under everything. The shops wouldn't stock so many baby singlets if they weren't meant to wear them. When wearing a top and pants I put one of those singlets with the crotch clips.

#14 Oriental lily

Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:46 PM

My first I put in singlets but hated how they rolled up her back. My second and third I used short sleeve all in one. I loved how if it gt hot you had an outfit on and ready underneath!

#15 Missy Shelby

Posted 10 November 2012 - 01:54 PM

I consider myself quite old school when it comes to singlets, my kids pretty much always wear them unless it is a hot day.

So to answer you question op, yes I would definitely put a singlet under a jumpsuit.

#16 Imaginary friend

Posted 10 November 2012 - 03:14 PM

Yes, used to have singlets under my babies' jumpsuits too - but  I dont think it really matters.

#17 netballgirls

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:45 PM

I always used singlets on my kids, even when it was hot - when we were kids we always wore singlets too.  dd15 still wears her singlet everywhere - it stops her clothes from scratching her.

#18 belbelchic

Posted 10 November 2012 - 09:56 PM

always have a singlet under a jumpsuit, as far as i know, i have always worn singlets.

tonight i had to change my sons suit, and all i could find was a singlet suit, i had to put a singlet on him, even though he has that suit, just didnt seem right, without a singlet.....

#19 la di dah

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:47 PM


Edited by la di dah, 10 November 2012 - 10:49 PM.

#20 Tunip

Posted 10 November 2012 - 10:55 PM

I think my three-year-old son has owned one solitary singlet in his life.  Needless to say, I do not feel they are a necessity. I find it odd people are so keen on them when we live in a relatively hot climate.

#21 julz78

Posted 10 November 2012 - 11:16 PM

We very rarely do singlets under jumpsuits I just find them to be not at all necessary and just add to the mountain of washing. I would rather have my kids cold than over heated, I only really use them in summer/spring with just a nappy but these days we don't use them at all because I would rather use a short sleeved onesie so little miss has a harder time stripping off.

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