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#26 moonstone

Posted 04 April 2012 - 10:58 AM

I will use what the hospital provides and pack a 0000 growsuit for going home..

#27 PurpleNess

Posted 04 April 2012 - 11:04 AM

Took 0000 & 000, turns out he was tiny & we needed 00000 so DH rushed out the next day to buy some outfits, he grew out of them so quickly though so if that happens don't go overboard, 4 would be plenty.

#28 1 for me

Posted 04 April 2012 - 12:53 PM

0000, but then DS was so tiny, DH had to rush out and buy 00000!

#29 MAGS24

Posted 04 April 2012 - 12:56 PM

I took a couple of 0000 and 000's because I wanted to be prepared just in case the baby was a different size than I expected. The hospital should provide an outfit for the baby while your in hospital. My two boys were both the exact same size when born at 3.6kgs and fitted into a 000 nicely.

Edited by MAGS24, 04 April 2012 - 12:58 PM.

#30 Fab6

Posted 04 April 2012 - 12:58 PM

I generally take a 00000, a couple of 0000 and a 000 just incase

#31 oNeLoVe

Posted 04 April 2012 - 03:09 PM

I just took one outfit for DS to wear home, both times.  They've both worn the hospital stuff during our stay.  

DS2 is 10 weeks old and still in 0000s, so they don't always grow out of that size really quickly.  He wasnt small either- 3.58kg (7 pound 14)

#32 misschris

Posted 15 April 2012 - 04:59 AM

laugh.gif   I still laugh about it today when I think back to when my girl was a newborn.  I bought lots of different sizes just in case she was larger than expected, including a size 0 onesie that she is only NOW (at 14 months!) growing out of!  lol.

I took to the hospital, mostly 0000.  They were a little big but she was swaddled nearly constantly so it didn't matter.

#33 ~Supernova~

Posted 15 April 2012 - 05:35 AM

I took 0000's and 000's. DS was 3.8kg and needed the 0000's. Even now at 6 weeks and 5.4kg he still wears some 0000, some are too small though. I've found the sizing to vary quite a bit between brands. Even some of his 000 are too small now, but other 0000's are fine, go figure...

#34 QueenOfTheDesert

Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:06 AM

OOOOO, both times.
Both of my DS's we around the 3kg mark so OOOO swam on them.
DS1 was 2.9kg and even the OOOOO were big.

#35 PaulineN

Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:10 AM

0000 which were still too big.

#36 pippityroo

Posted 15 April 2012 - 06:13 AM

00000 & 0000

My babies tend to fit into 00000 perfectly, but I do take 0000 'just in case'.

#37 tinkster23

Posted 18 April 2012 - 11:32 PM

0000 for Hannah, 000 for jack (we knew he was big and he was 10lb11oz). original.gif

#38 Xiola

Posted 18 April 2012 - 11:41 PM

0000 for my boys that they proceeded to grow out of in a week and 00000 for my DD which were miles too big for her!

#39 mmk

Posted 19 April 2012 - 06:01 AM

I only took 0000's for DS.  The look on the midwife's face when she held it up and gave it a little strech before attempting to put it on him was priceless!  He was 4.6kg.

This time I've bought only 000's because if the next one's 'always' bigger...  unsure.gif  I will wash some of DS's 0000's though just in case, but I won't bother taking them with me.

I would recommend taking 0000's.  Most babies aren't as big as DS and 000's would swim on them.  I know it's been said, but seriously, Bonds Wondersuits are a size smaller.  The smallest size I bought for DD was 00, which is equivalent to 000.  Unless you know you're having a small baby I wouldn't be buying 0000 Bonds Wondersuits because it's equivalent to 00000 and usually too small.

#40 samshine

Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:47 AM

First time I took a mix of 0000's & 000's and she wore both.

Second time I took both and he only fitted into 000's (4.345kg)

Third time only took 000's as we knew the baby was going to be as big as #2. She was the same size as DS.   As it happened, she didn't even fit into some of the 000 wondersuits (the ones that have a gathering round the waist)

#41 lozoodle

Posted 19 April 2012 - 07:51 AM

I didn't bother, I just used the hospital clothes. Why create more washing? Tounge1.gif

She came home in a 0000

#42 Halp

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:06 AM


Edited by Halp, 24 October 2012 - 07:46 AM.

#43 muggins_00

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:25 AM

First baby I took in 0000 and 000, he was 2.44kgs and my mum went and bought a heap of 00000 for him which he was in for about 6 weeks.

Second I took 00000 and he was too long so DH bought in 0000 for him the next day.

Twins I took 00000 and 0000.

#44 Bluenomi

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:29 AM

The hospital provided clothes while we were there so I just took 2 0000 outfits for wearing home.

#45 Bunsen the feral

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:39 AM

We were told DS1 was going to have very long legs according to the scan, so I packed 000 and one 00 just in case! Turns out he was big and long all over - 4.75kg so he just fit the 000, was in the 00 by 2 weeks.

QUOTE (mmk @ 19/04/2012, 06:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I only took 0000's for DS.  The look on the midwife's face when she held it up and gave it a little strech before attempting to put it on him was priceless!  He was 4.6kg.

This time I've bought only 000's because if the next one's 'always' bigger...  unsure.gif  I will wash some of DS's 0000's though just in case, but I won't bother taking them with me.

mmk, people love to tell you that if you have a big first baby don't they? Wasn't true in my case DS2 was a mere 4.1kg - still in 000's tho!

#46 Puggle

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:44 AM

000 (00 for the Bonds stuff)

#47 Baroness Bubbles

Posted 19 April 2012 - 08:51 AM

I took 1 each of 000 and 0000... Turned out she was tiny and had to send my mum shopping for 00000, which were still too big, but got us through the first 6 weeks

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