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Top Tips for Baby Gifts from COTTON USA

Top tips for BABY GIFTS from COTTON USA™ According to new research from COTTON USA the average British baby receives £252 worth of gifts when he or she is bom, and for all the babies in the UK, this equates to a staggering value of almost £200 million in presents! Prince George reportedly received thousands of gifts from thoughtful well-wishers and the same has started to happen for his little sister, Princess Charlotte. With all eyes on the new royal baby and the rise in popularity of UK baby showers, there has never been so much focus on buying the perfect baby gift. The most popular gifts for newborn babies followed by baby grows (31%) and a quarter (25%) of those surveyed stated that they would be most likely to buy a newbom bed linen or a blanket. When buying these types of gifts for babies it's important to choose ones made from the right fabrics. To help you choose the right gift for a new arrival, COTTON USA has teamed up with renowned baby and chilodren's wear designer Polarn O. Pyret (PO.P) to share some top tips on how to buy the perfect baby gift. 2015 are clothes (52%) PO.P has 40 years of design experience specialising in clothing especially for newborns and it would seem their designs are fit for a (future) king as Prince George wore a PO.P white cotton polo necked body suit, in his now famous, Kensington Palace Christmas photo last year. Jo Nilsson, UK and Ireland Co-Founder of Polarn O. Pyret, shares her top tips on what to look for when buying the perfect baby gift. Buy unisex colours and patterns – not only are you safe if you don't know the gender of the baby, but it also gives you the option to hand down items or pass them on after use, adding lifetime value Newborns have a harder time regulating body temperature so clothing choice is important. For this reason it's crucial to buy clothing and blankets made from quality fibres, such as U.S. cotton, which will be soft against their skin but also breathable Buying the right size is also a concern for gift buyers, so if in doubt buy something for a baby to grow into, say in a 2-4 month size, instead of a newborn size. Stores will always be happy to provide a gift receipt upon request Ensure the clothes you buy can be machine washed at a bacteria and stain busting 60°C. For our smallest customers, this is essential for eliminating the bacteria associated with the thrills and spills of a new baby, as recommended by The Hygiene Council. This is why cotton clothing for babies is so important - its durability means the garments will last through many hot washes The gift of a newborn baby is pricele ss so you realy don't want to scrimp on quality when buying items for these little bundles of joy! Comfort and easy care are paramount for babies and their parents so look for cotton items that are soft and gentle on the skin but also well designed so that they will last De

Top Tips for Baby Gifts from COTTON USA

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With the recent arrival of Princess Charlotte, COTTON USA have revealed that British newborns receive on average £252 worth of gifts when they’re born, with 1 in 5 Brits stating that a gift for a b...


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