Clearing Out the Wardrobe: What to do With Newborn Baby Clothes?

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Well baby girl has reached the 3 month mark and doesn’t fit her 0-3 month old clothes anymore. Now is the time to do the first clear out of newborn clothes in her wardrobe.
I do feel a bit sad about this as some pieces are so cute. I have been making up a Keepsake box as I go along keeping some items that hold special memories for us. I’ve kept her first baby gro and hat that she wore in the hospital. The first item of clothing we bought at our 20 week scan when we knew we were having a girl. That’s the cute little dress in the picture below. We have popped her little vest into the box as well that her daddy bought her as he is a huge Metallica fan. 
Clearing Out the Wardrobe: What to do With Newborn Baby Clothes?

Other newborn baby clothes we have decided to pack up, and sell some bits on eBay. At least this way other mums will get some use out of them as well for their babies. These snow suit items are perfect for winter, keeping babies warm and snug.
If you have family or friends with babies at the correct age, that’s another way of clearing out your babies wardrobe. I believe it’s important to have a clear out every so often to keep that clothing cycle going around and so you don’t get over run with outgrown clothes.
It seems nowadays babies never get full wear and tare out of there clothes, they grow so fast. Another way of clearing out newborn clothes is to give them to your local charity shops. They are always glad for baby clothes.

 The money we get from the clothes sales we will be putting back into her clothes pot. 
These sleep suits from Next below are gorgeous, very good quality, lots of wear still to get from them. The one thing I love about Next sleep suits is that they all have foldable covers for the tiny little hands. Perfect for night-time keeping the hands warm. They have very cute designs for baby girls. We bought some more in the next size up to use now.
This is the cutest little sun hat and dress for a newborn. Baby girl never really got to wear it due to the time of year she was born in. It’s not really for February weather!.

There is always something she needs at the minute. Mind you that’s partially my fault as I can’t resist wondering into the baby clothes department at my local supermarket. This week I happened to come across the cutest denim jacket in her 3-6 month size. I couldn’t help but buy it. My reasoning is that the weather is getting warmer so she will need to have a light jacket instead of her woolly fleecy one. 

What do you do with your outgrown baby clothes?
I would love to hear your thoughts.

Cuddle Fairy


  1. June 19, 2016 / 6:34 am

    I have kept one outfit and their first pair of shoes for their "memories box". Everything else has been thrown or given to charity.

  2. June 19, 2016 / 6:34 am

    I have kept one outfit and their first pair of shoes for their "memories box". Everything else has been thrown or given to charity.

  3. May 16, 2016 / 1:45 pm

    Adorable clothes! I've put aside a few newborn clothes as a keepsake, and I've been meaning to have a pillow done with some of them. Other items have been put aside in case we have another baby – and the rest are sent to the Philippines, where I have family and they put together boxes for babies and moms at a children's hospital with our outgrown clothes, toys and other items. #BloggerClubUK

  4. May 13, 2016 / 7:54 pm

    Cute baby clothes. Weird thing is i still have all my sons newborn clothes and was just thinking what to do with them. Your post was Helpful. ��

    • May 14, 2016 / 3:12 am

      Great! Hopefully I have pointed you in the right direction of what to do with them. Thanks for your lovely comment xx

  5. May 13, 2016 / 12:12 pm

    I love the little sundress and hat set, they are so cute 🙂 Good tips here, definitely better than just throwing them away as babies tend to grow so quickly none of their clothes really get much wear out of them
    Thanks for linking up to #BloggerClubUK 🙂

    • May 14, 2016 / 3:11 am

      The sundress is very cute with the hat. Thanks for hosting the linky xx

  6. May 13, 2016 / 6:08 am

    I've stashed a fair few of my children's clothes in the hope that one day I'll get around to making a patchwork quilt. But pretty sure I won't(!) #bloggerclubuk

    • May 14, 2016 / 3:10 am

      Oh I didn't think of a patchwork quilt! Great idea! Xx

  7. May 12, 2016 / 9:58 pm

    I have a memory box on her wall featuring a photo of her and some of her things from her first year. #BloggerClubUK

  8. May 12, 2016 / 4:22 pm

    Aww! Those clothes are so cute! Used baby girl clothes are so much easier to shop for than baby boy clothes. Right before my nephew was born, my husband and I went looking and had a hard time finding anything that was cute enough to buy. :-/

    It's so sweet that you are saving some of her outfits in a special box for her. She may not remember wearing them, but I'm sure it will be meaningful to have the box when she gets older. Especially if she has little girls of her own to dress in the baby outfits!

    • May 14, 2016 / 3:09 am

      I agree it's easier to shop for girls. So much more nicer clothes. Thanks for commenting xx

  9. May 11, 2016 / 7:09 pm

    With my first boy I kept everything then when we found out second was a girl we sold alk his stuff apart from keepsake bits. The. I was adamant no more children so we sold everything as we didn't need it anymore. Now number 3 is nearly 4 months old and we had to buy everything new for him, I am keeping all of his stuff in case we have number 4!! Xx

  10. May 11, 2016 / 10:53 am

    Ah some gorgeous clothes there. We gave ours to my brother-in-law as they are expecting another baby any day now! I think when they give them back we will keep them in our loft as we will hopefully have another baby within a few years!! #BloggerClubUK

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