What size clothes are your babies wearing at what age??

Melissa - posted on 03/12/2010 ( 168 moms have responded )

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My son was 4 weeks premature. He weighed 5lbs 7 oz and was 18.25 in. At his 2 month appt he was 9lbs and 21 in. He will be 3 months in 4 more days and is still in NB clothes. His arms are long like his daddy so he looks so funny with them hanging out. But when i put him in 0-3 his feet come out of the legs because he's not very long! It seems like his inbetween sizes stage, preemie to nb, nb to 0-3....takes so long like 3 weeks!! he just looks ridiculous in everything he wears!! Just curious to what everyone elses babies are wearing and how old, and did your inbetween stage last so long?!

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Hannah - posted on 03/15/2010

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It all depends on the brand of clothes. My 14 month old daughter was 7lbs 4oz at birth. She can STILL fit in size 3-6 month clothes. But she can also wear size 18 months. She is on the petite side though.

Mandi - posted on 03/12/2010

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My son was born at 8 lbs 12 oz. He's now 19 months old and is wearing 18 month pants (he'll probably be wearing those for a while) and he's quickly growing out of 18 month shirts. He's in between sizes at the moment. I think 24 months may be a little big for him yet.

Brittany - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter wears some 3-6 tops still but mostly 6-9 or 9 months pants and can fit into some 12 months depending on the brand.. but she is 10.5 months and weighing in at 17 lbs 15 ounces and 26 inches long..

Koryn - posted on 03/15/2010

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My son was born 5 weeks Premature at 5 lbs 5 oz he is now 4 1/2 and weighs about 30 lbs he is wearing size 4t in shirts and wears 3t in pants but we are getting ready to move him into 4t pants because they are getting a little short and tight in the tummy in some of them

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Angel - posted on 03/15/2010

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My December baby was born on the 21st weighing in at 7lbs 3oz and 19inches in length. She is about to be 3months old and still wears newborn clothes and newborn diapers. She can wear a few things that 0-3months and can kinda wear size 1 diapers. She has had a few issues her and there that were making it hard for her to eat right. she now weighs 10lbs. Give or take a few ounces Im sure. She has to go in every two weeks for weight checks to make sure she is doing good with keeping on the weight.

Courtney - posted on 03/15/2010

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my oldest weighed 7lbs 2oz and she wore clothes at her age. but my youngest daughter weighed 6lbs 8oz and she wore premature clothes until she was almost 4 months then she started wearing 0-3 until she was 8 months. she is 1 1/2 and is barely fitting into 12 month clothes. she weighs only like 20 lbs now..and her doctor don't seem worried as much as i am

KENYETTA - posted on 03/15/2010

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Don't feel bad. My son was 5lbs 15oz at birth and was in premie clothing. It seem like he was in newborn clothing forever. Then he finally made it to 0-3 month clothing, but he skipped the 3-6 month clothing. He is now 7 months and he is wearing 9 month clothing.

Mellisa - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter was also 4 weeks premature and weighed 5lbs 15oz and was 18.5 in, she was in preemies for like 2 weeks. Then went to newborn and was in newborn forever. However she doubled her weight in a month. When she got to 0-3month it seems like she was only in that for like a month. When she got to 6-12 months she was in there for about 4 months. She is 15 months now and for a month already has been in 18 month clothes because she is really tall, weird because her dad and I are both short. :) I don't think the clothes match up right. Good question though.

Amanda - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter was only 5 lbs when she was born, was very tiny ... and now @ the young age of 4 she is as tall as most 6 yr olds! So I think it varies with kids, you just never know whats average. She is in a size 7 now @ age 4

Stephanie - posted on 03/15/2010

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my son was born 7lbs, and 14 oz and now hes 1 yr and 8 months old and believe it or not he is in size 4T!!! I still cant believe it! what a big boy!

Mary - posted on 03/15/2010

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mine was 4 weeks preemie too. he was 5 lbs 14 oz at birth 18.5 inches long. Hes now 3 months and 1 week old and hes 9 lbs 10 oz, 21.25 inches long.

Hes still in some NB clothes.

it think the NB onesies fit perfectly but my mom says theyre too tight. But if i put the 0-3 month onesies on him they are way too wide (he's really skinny) and he swims in them.

and yes, sleep n plays have always been too long. He's just now in the 0-3 month ones. for the longest time his feet came out but if you put socks on OVER his footies, it keeps his little legs in.

Shannon - posted on 03/15/2010

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My baby girl was born at 6 lbs. 2 oz. she was in newborn clothes until 2 1/2 months old. She will be 3 months old on the 27th and is wearing 3 months or 3-6 months. When you buy clothes my rule of thumb is check the weight/inches on them. every brand is different. he will be wearing multiple sizes do to different brands. good luck!

Amanda - posted on 03/15/2010

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My now 2 year old weighed 8lbs 13.9 oz when he was born. He was never in NB clothes. Now at the age of 2 (almost) he is wearing a 3T. I also have a 5 year old who weighed 8lbs 12.7oz when he was born at he is now wearing a 6-7. Be glad your child is growing slowly. I swear all the new stuff that I just bought for christmas is too small for my 5 year old. Luckily little brother will get to wear them, but I am ALWAYS buying clothes & shoes.

Jenn - posted on 03/15/2010

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My son is 14lbs 8oz and 27in long. He is currently wearing 3-6, which is a little snug, and 6 month clothing. :)

Debbie - posted on 03/15/2010

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My baby was the same way. she was 5lbs and 14.7 ozs when she was borh and 19 1/2 in long.. Shes 18 months old now and still wears some 6-9 month clothing and 12 month clothing.

Heather - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter was a couple weeks early and was 5 lbs. 12 oz. when she was born. She was in preemie and newborn clothes forever it seemed. Zoey is now 5 months and just got into 0-3 month clothes and is approx. 12 lbs.

Frances - posted on 03/15/2010

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my first born was 5 lbs and 18in when she was born... she wore preemie clothes until she was almost 4 months old... then she just kinda slowly caught up, but she didnt until recently and shes 4... my second girl was 6lb 14 oz and 19 in and she was always a size behind until a year old and then she got fat... and my little boy is 2 months and 3-6 months fit perfectly... he was also 8lbs 2oz and 20 ins long!

Amanda - posted on 03/15/2010

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my son was 10 weeks premature. at 2 months we brought him home in preemie clothes..he went to newborn shortly after that. 0-3 took a long time to get out of. my son also has (still to this day at 16 months) short legs so it was difficult to fit him. i found it easier to get pants in one size and shirts in a different.

Dione - posted on 03/15/2010

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My baby was born 7p6oz & was 52cm long! she is a tall skinny thing....she lasted in 0000 for about 2weeks then moved to 000 which she stayed in for awhile how ever with jump suits her feet were too big for them! Coz of her lentgh we always had issues with the length in clothes but also had issues with her being skinny! (shes not under weight tho)

Now she is nearly 18mths old & were having the clothing issue again....shes a tall skinny girl, size 1 fits in her length for the pants however she needs a belt to hold em up! & her top half is size 1 & 2 (depends where u buy the clothes from, some sizes are bigger than others) Were lucky were in the warmer weather as size 0 fit in her pants round the waist but r too short on the length so we roll em up for 3/4 pants :)

Unfortunatley i reckon the clothingissues last for awhile, try & shop round at diff shops to find out which brands r bigger, longer etc

Stephanie - posted on 03/15/2010

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My twin boys were preemie. Joseph weighed 6'13 when he was born fit into newborn right out of the hospital and he is 4 days shy of beign 3 months and he fits well in 0-3. Reese was 4'14 when he was born and he wore preemie for about a month then fit into newborn he can still fit into newborn well and 0-3 he can wear but they are a little loose. In between Preemie and Newborn for Reese lasted forever I felt but was realistically only a couple of weeks.I dont think it will be long for your little one to grown into his clothes. Good luck sweetie Hope this helps =] ♥ Stephanie,Reese,& Jo

Chesley - posted on 03/15/2010

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My son was 7lbs 13 oz. and 21.5 inches when he was born. He was fitting well in 0-3 month clothes and only wore newborn diapers for a week till the cord plug came off. He has always wore clothing size that was twice his age. We went through a size every month and a half. Like for instance right now he is 18 months and is in 3T clothing and a size 8 in a shoe and size 5 diapers. He is currently 36.5 inches and 31lbs 4 oz. He's a big healthy boy!

Nancy - posted on 03/15/2010

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my baby girl was 7lbs and 10oz when she was born and now wears 3-6 and if is jeans 6-9months.

Cristall - posted on 03/15/2010

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My son's in between stages lasted a long time too. He is five months old and is in 12 month clothes. When he was born he was * pounds 4 ounces. Now he is nineteen pounds and is very long. I keep running out of clothes to put on him, haha!

Alyssa - posted on 03/15/2010

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always go by the weight and never the months for clothing. Just like adults..everyone grows different and is shaped different and we dont get bigger and bigger the older we get...so just like you, go by the weight for the clothing. I have a relatively large baby..he was 8lbs 11oz when he was born and weighs 17.6 lbs and he is only 4 months old, solely breastfed...so he's already in size 3 diapers...like i said...every baby gains weight differently and at a different rate.

Lindsey - posted on 03/15/2010

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My Daughter was born 3.2 weeks early weighing 6lbs 14oz and 20 inches long.She is now 14 months,wearing 18month pants and 18month-2T tops. She is very tall. 98%tile for height and 75%tile for weight. She took about 3-5 weeks for each size change with clothes. As for diapers we are having a harder time with those it seems, the past 2 sizes she has shot right through. We are now in size 5 and going to have to move to size 6 soon :( Cant seem to find ones that fit her well that are friendly to her height.

Kim - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter was 8lbs 10oz when she was born, but has been small for her age so far. She is 14 months old now and she has just grown out of her 6-9month pants, can still fit in the 6-9 month shirts, and 12 month pants are WAY too big on her. I did however find one brand of jeans that fit her nicely, Levi makes toddler jeans with an adjustable waist band! They have been a lifesaver with Lili and I recommend them to anyone who has a child in between sizes!

Brittany - posted on 03/15/2010

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my son is 14mths but when he was born he weighed 10lbs and 14oz. so he went in straight 3-6mths mainly. but now at his age he is wearing 18-24mth clothes. it just all depends on how ur baby is built. i wouldnt be concerned.

Ashley- Anne - posted on 03/15/2010

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mine is 3 months and allready wereing 6 -9 months clothes mine was 9.4 when he was born he never wore nb clothes or nb dippers im not sure if there any one eles that is going through this as well im not sure if that normal or if that means he really big i was wondering if any one else has had this happen to them

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my daughter was in preemie clothes for about the 1st month, even though she wasnt premature, she was just small. then she shot up and out, and wasnt in newborn clothes for very long. now shes 9 months, and shes wearing 6-12 month clothes mostly, her 12 month clothes are a little too big in width, but fit her well in length (shes tall and slender)... shes outgrowing a lot of her 9 month clothes. but ive noticed it all depends on the brand of clothes, like some 0-3 month clothes are the same size as the 6 month.

Amanda - posted on 03/15/2010

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my baby has just turned 14 months. she is short for her age and is wearing 6-9month clothes. she was an average 7lb15oz born.

Chelsea Ann - posted on 03/15/2010

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my son is 1 on 18th heres in 12-18month pants and tops also some 18-24 in tops.

Amanda - posted on 03/15/2010

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my son was 2 weeks late and weighed 6 lbs 14 oz and was 20.4 in long. He is 3 1/2 month old and is approx 11 1/2 pounds and 24.4 in long. He is wearing both newborn n 3 months clothes. He is a very very long so most of his newborn pants are too small in length. He is also wearing a size 1 shoe so most newborn sleepers are to tight. He is soo skinny that the 3 month pants have to be folded down.....

Anna - posted on 03/15/2010

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I find it all depens on the barnd of clothes and your childs body type....my son was born weighing 7.5 lbs and was 20 inches long, he was in NB clothes for about 2 week...he has long legs and a shorther torso....he is now 3.5 months old and wearing mostly 6-9 month clothes, but sometimes he wears 9-12 month or 3-6 months stuff.

Lisa - posted on 03/15/2010

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My son was the same way. He was born 4lb 15 oz when he was born but he was 4 lb 1 oz when he came home and by the time i actually got to wear clothes on him. He stayed in preemie and newborn clothes for the longest time, and now he is 5 mon 1 wk and only weighs a lil over 12 lbs., so he can still fit 0-3 and some 3-6 mo clothes. My first boy was also the same, he was also 4 lbs 15 oz at birth. he wore 6-9 mo clothing at age 1, but by the time he was 4 he grew into almost everything for 4 yr olds, cept he is a lil on the skinny side for his age. He is now almost 7 and because his dad is very tall, he is too, and is in size 8.

Bethany - posted on 03/15/2010

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My oldest daughter was 7lb 3oz at birth. She is now 23 months old and wearing 18mos clothes and size 3 diapers. My youngest was 6lb 12oz, is now four weeks old and in newborn clothes and diapers. =)



My oldest was like your son... we had to keep her in preemie and newborn footsies for a long time extra because her feet would get stuck in the crotch!

Amy - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter is about 5 1/2 months old and wearing 12M size clothes.. It's not that she's fat, but I'm really tall (5'10") and she definately takes after me. She hasn't really had any inbetween stages, because she's had to move up to the next size a month or so before she ever even reached that age.

Jamie - posted on 03/15/2010

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Mine son grew fast after havn surgery! He is now 14 months but wears 3T, but my girls wore prem's till they were four months or so..... Sizes dnt really go by age

April - posted on 03/15/2010

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My son was 7lbs even and 19 inches long. When he was born he was wearing preemie shirts or onesies and newborn pants. In about a week he was wearing everything newborn.. About 3 weeks went by and he was wearing 0-3 months.Then about every 3 weeks it would go up. Now he will be 2 in may and he wearing 2t and 3t.He is growing way to fast for my pocket.

Suanne Alias Yell - posted on 03/15/2010

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My youngest son, he is 2 years old, and not 3 until October. He is wearing 24 months clothing now, perhaps larger, if they run small. Hope this has helped you. God bless. Alias.

Ashley - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter was 4 days overdue...she was only 7lbs 12oz when she was born, she is now almost 6months old and weighs about 21lbs and is 26inches long in 9-12month clothing! :) She is a chunky monkey!

Roni - posted on 03/15/2010

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My son is almost 5 months old and is wearing 6-9 in pants and 9-12 in Shirts and he now weight 19lbs 8 oz..!

Stephanie - posted on 03/15/2010

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WoW!!! He is growing great. Good job Momma. All babies grow differently. My son is 19 months old and he wears anything from 18 month clothes to 2T clothes, different brand clothing varies alot in size. I find that the more designer clothing tends to run smaller than the clothes you can find at Target and Walmart.

Letitia - posted on 03/15/2010

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My baby girl was 10 weeks old before she went in to 0-3 months clothes and she is still in them now at 14 weeks old,,, Even though she is 11lbs now the 0-3 is still abit big for her x

Angel - posted on 03/15/2010

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i have had problems wit the sizes wit both my kids and still am now that they are toddlers...its like if the pants fit the waist they r too short or too long...its hard and frustrating

Shauntell - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter is 9 months old... But she is wearing 12 month clothes and 18 month sleepers (she is VERY tall for her age)

Randee - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter is 13 months and she has to wear 9 month pants but can fit in 12 month shirts. Last check up she was 19lbs and 28 in

Katie - posted on 03/15/2010

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jy daughter was wearing prmiee clothes when he was4 months new born cloths at 4 till8 mmonths now she will be 2 and wear sone 6-9 months to 18 months shes now 21lbs so i knw how u feel

Tina - posted on 03/15/2010

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Our baby Jaidyn weighed 5 lbs 14 oz at birth and could only wear the 2 premie outfits I had for her. Now, 1 month 2 weeks, she is 8 lbs 6 oz and fits into SOME 0-3 months onesies! She is growing fast!

Sharon - posted on 03/15/2010

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my son was 6 weeks premature and he weighed 5lbs 1oz and he wore preemie and nb clothes now hes 4 months and he 15lbs and he wears 3to6 months and some 6to9 months wearing a size 2 diaper and a size 2 baby shoe

Kimberly - posted on 03/15/2010

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my daughter was on time and weight 10 lbs 5 oz and 21 inches. Now she is almost 11 months old and is 19lbs 6oz and 30 inches. she wears 12 month clothes, but in some cases newborn still fit her. she wears a range of sizes

Ashley - posted on 03/15/2010

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My youngest baby is 11 weeks and was 3weeks early weighed 5lbs 5oz so he was in premies for a couple weeks then to newborn.. so now being 1week shy of 3 mos he is wearing 3-6mos!! weighing about 12lbs! My lil man is definetly making up for lost weight!!

Verity - posted on 03/15/2010

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my son was just over 5 weeks early but was really big (6lbs8oz) and really long !! first he was in new baby then by 2 months he was in 3-6 months and so on now he is 10 months and 2 days and in 12-18 months and above the top centile on his red book people see me feeding him milk and comment on why i was feeding him it and have to tell them hes only 10 months and still has the odd feed of milk (neocate,lcp)

Kathleen - posted on 03/15/2010

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My daughter is 4months old and is wearing mostly 6-9 month clothes some 12 months, every brand is made different..but shes also 27 1/2 inches long..so shes long for her age. Gerber brands seem the most consistent with her actual age and weight

Charlotte - posted on 03/15/2010

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My baby is 3months today and he is 15lb 11oz1 2weeks ago and his in size 3 napppies but he startin 2 get small now, and his in 3-6 months clothes but i started to notice his tops r getting small 4 him and the weist in his trousers r getting a little to tight for him lol but he was an average size baby when he was born 7lb 14 oz x

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