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What should I look for when I shop for baby clothes?

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Consider safety, comfort, and practicality -- easy to put on and washable. And you probably want to consider the price, too.

Stay away from clothes with small buttons, decorative rhinestones, or bows, because they can be choking risks. Clothes with long ties or that pull tightly around your baby's arms, legs, or neck are also unsafe.

It's OK to shop in secondhand stores or high-quality consignment shops for most things for babies. Just be sure to wash everything first.

From: How to Choose Baby Clothes WebMD Medical Reference

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National Safety Council.

Sutter Health.

The Mayo Clinic.

The University of Michigan Health System. 

FDA.

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on February 03, 2019

SOURCES: 

National Safety Council.

Sutter Health.

The Mayo Clinic.

The University of Michigan Health System. 

FDA.

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on February 03, 2019

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