What is a Layette?

If you answered with anything from undershirts to a receiving blankets, you're right. A layette is a collection of clothing for a newborn child. The term "layette set" is commonly used to refer to gift sets of baby clothes.

"Layette" is often used to identify a baby clothing section of a store. The term can also be used for bedding, accessories, and baby care items.

Layette Checklist

For the first few weeks and months keep your infant covered sensibly with baby clothing that you need. Exactly how many of each item you’ll need depends on how often you do laundry our suggestions are estimates. Infants grow quickly though baby will be tiny upon arrival, newborn sizes will soon be too small to fit the clothes. Check for snaps, buttons and tags that might scratch, and avoid zippers, which can pinch. 

Here are the essentials.


4–6 Sleeveless Tank Tops
4–6 Short Sleeve T-Shirts
4–6 Long Sleeve T-Shirts

4–6 Sleeveless One Piece
6–8 Short Sleeve One Piece
4–6 Long Sleeve One Piece

4–6 Side Snap T-Shirts
4–6 Shirts/Pants
1-2 Cardigans

1–2 PJ Sets
1–2 Union Suits

1-2 Gowns
4-6 Babywear Outfits
4-6 Sleep & Play Baby Grows

Bath Accessories:

3–6 Hooded Towels
4–6 Receiving Blankets
6–9 Washcloths

1–2 Wash Cloth Mittens
1–2 After Bath Coverups
3–6 Fleece Crib Blankets


1–2 Caps & Booties
1–2 Mittens
4–6 Drool Bibs

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