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Old 09.03.2011, 19:38
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Please, could someone point me in the right direction about baby clothes sizes here? Where I come from (UK), it is fairly simple: 0-3 months, 6-9 months, etc, etc. BUt here as I understand they base sizes on the length of the baby. What would an average 1 year old`s size be? I need to get some clothes for my baby but have no clue what would fit him...

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Old 09.03.2011, 19:40
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Woow, Longbyt, you are way cool! Thanks!! The chart helps me enormously, today I wanted to get a size 74 overall for my lil` boy, good job I did not, it would not have fitted him at all. Cheersio!
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Of course, there is the proviso that also applies in the UK .... sizes differ from store to store. I personally find Manor children's sizes very big .. just bought a 2 year old ski jacket for my 3 year old and it still swamps him (and he is not small). 74 in Manor for a just 1 year old might well have been right! French make clothes on the other hand always seem to come up on the small side.
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Do you want to tell us that you don't know how tall your baby is?
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You should have bought the poor lad a new one in the right size.

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Do you want to tell us that you don't know how tall your baby is?
Yes, I do not know how long my baby is. In the UK they do not even tell you this at birth, never mind at the checkups (all two of them) you have with the health visitor after birth.
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You should have bought the poor lad a new one in the right size.

Sorry couldn't resist it.
No no, that was my laugh-out-loud for the evening!

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Yes, I do not know how long my baby is. In the UK they do not even tell you this at birth, never mind at the checkups (all two of them) you have with the health visitor after birth.
If he cannot yet stand unaided, lie him/her down on the floor (ok put down a blanket if you think its cruel) with his head up against the skirting board, then quickly flatten his legs down and mark (we have slate floor so chalk works great!) where the heels are. Release screaming baby who will hurrumph away leaving you to measure your baby's length
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I need a measuring tape now, do not know how you say it in German lol One problem leads to another one...
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