Halloween is probably one of your favorite holidays when you were still a kid. You remember dressing up as a ghost or even your favorite hero and collect as many candies as you can. Now even your little ones can join in the spirit of the holidays with different types of newborn Halloween costume that they can wear.
Before you can choose and buy what type of costume you think fits your little one, you should remember these few tips that I know will help you out. Remember that your baby’s costume must not just be cute and adorable but should also fit into these reminders below.
There is nothing worse in a newborn Halloween costume than being itchy, stiff and uncomfortable. You will end up with a fussy and crying baby for the rest of the day. So make sure that you check if the costume is:
Having a costume with these factors in mind will make you baby enjoy his or her first Halloween event. In addition, you will get to enjoy how adorable your baby looks especially if they are well relaxed while wearing their costumes.
Some costumes tend to have a very complicated design. They can have too many zippers, or ties, or ribbons, or even holes. These can make your baby uncomfortable for many reasons. But one of the major reason for their fussiness is that they are being handled too much while they are being dressed up that they get irritated because of it. So make sure to look for a costume that has the following traits:
With a costume designed to have as simple and plain function when worn will surely allow your child to feel relaxed and comfortable all throughout the day. It will also be a great lifesaver when you need to change your baby’s diaper because you can easily remove and dress them up in it.
Choosing a good quality costume must also include good quality materials. Do not buy costumes with fabrics that are too stiff that your baby can’t move as freely as they would want to. Try looking for costumes made of cotton, polyester or even corduroy that are also available of cotton fabric.
Look for a newborn Halloween costume that matches their age. If you are a fan of gory and weird Halloween costumes, do not add your kid in your motif. Babies should wear adorable and cute costumes because that is what fits them. In addition, having them wear a more complicated costume will bring them discomfort and irritation.
Costumes are indeed a tad more expensive that your usual baby clothes. The reason behind this is because they are specially designed for a particular purpose and that is to make you little ones stand out. But a pricey costume does not necessarily mean that its quality is fitting for your baby. This is where you use your keen eyesight and find a good quality costume made of “baby friendly” material that will not put a hole in your pockets because of its price.
Now that you have a clear idea of what to look for, your next step is to pick the costume theme you want your baby to wear. In all honestly, the list of choices are endless and they will overwhelm you. But not to worry, if your baby is celebrating their first Halloween then you need to start with a simple yet imaginative costume project. Here are some examples that you can choose from.
Knitted costumes are such a fad nowadays and I can clearly see why. Not only is in made with lightweight material, but it also allows movement, comfort and “easy wearing” for both your little ones and yourself. You can choose from these different variations of knitted costumes.
Animal themed costumes are always a crowd pleaser. I mean, who can resist a baby wearing a penguin, bear or even a lion costume? If you are not yet decided on what animal your baby will be portraying, then you can add these suggestions to your list:
You can also try out a hero or villain costume for this Halloween. Your baby can either be the awesome hero or the naughty villain for one day. Of course, keep in mind that you should choose a “child friendly” themed costume for this option. Here are some options to choose from.
There are two ways that you can enjoy the twinning themed costumes. It can be a great idea for baby and parents. If you have twins, then this is the perfect choice for them as well. Let’s have a quick rundown on what you can expect for each “twinning” option.
You and your baby can make the perfect twinning tandem for your baby’s newborn Halloween costume. You can be the dynamic duo of your Halloween event. Here are some innovative ideas for thee two of you.
If you have twins then it is a dead giveaway that you want to dress them in matching clothes. Costumes are no exemption to this rule as well. Here are some creative ideas for your twin tykes’ newborn Halloween costume.
If you want your baby to be beautiful and elegant or handsome and dashing for Halloween, then why not pick a fairy tale themed costume for them. You cannot go wrong with a prince or princess costume. Listed below are some examples of these magnificent costumes:
When you decide to choose this type of costume, you need to pay particular attention to the fabric that they apparel will use. Keep in mind the tips that I mentioned beforehand and make sure that the fabric is soft, comfortable and baby friendly.
Movie characters are also a favorite among those who let their babies wear costumes. The list of these movies are endless as well. You can even choose a character from your favorite movie for your baby’s costume. All you need to do is to use your imagination so you can create a miniature size of your character’s costume so that it can fit your little ones. Some famous movie costumes are:
Babies in a cute food costume will definitely make you hungry to hug, cuddle and kiss them. These cute costumes can also be comfortable and easy to wear because of most if it’s designs that are usually onesies or simple slip-on. Try checking these examples of famous food costumes:
There are definitely a lot of newborn Halloween costume that you can choose from. But you must always keep in mind that it should be stylish, imaginative and most importantly, comfortable for your baby. So before you go and buy you little one’s costume, plan beforehand. Make sure you have a clear idea of what you want them to wear. This will definitely save you time, effort and added stress when picking the best costume for your baby.
First time mom to a beautiful three year old daughter. I am very open to new, fun ideas and ways on how to take care of my child. I also believe that "kids are way smarter than what we give them credit for."