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Leg Warmers aren't just a through back from 80's

Leg Warmers aren't just a through back from 80's

I was recently having a conversation with my daughter about all the leg-warmers we carry here at the Preemie Store. She told me about talking with a customer on chat that was looking for pants that would work for her little preemie in the NICU. Melissa proceeded to tell her about the leg-warmers we carry and the benefits of them in the NICU. This prompted her to suggest we write a blog post and share this with everyone, because sometimes when we see the name leg-warmers we may just think of the '80s when they were first popular. That just maybe some of us, some of you may only remember that in terms of dressing up in '80s costumes. I kind of wish I was more in the latter category than the first!


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One, Two, Three – Things That Make Preemie clothes NICU-Friendly

One, Two, Three – Things That Make Preemie clothes NICU-Friendly

We know that even though you are here reading this blog post, you may have a nursery full of all kinds of very cute little baby clothes! It may be a few years ago (36) but I still very clearly remember back to when I found out I was pregnant with my first baby and the desire to buy those cute little things was hard to resist. The drawers of the little dresser quickly filled up with undershirts, gowns, sleepers, dresses, receiving blankets and so much more. Then all of a sudden you have your baby earlier than expected, you are faced with having clothing that does not fit, or the preemie items you may find don't really fit the needs of the NICU. They are not just too big, but the ease of dressing and working around the medical needs your preemie may have provided new hurdles in regards to the type of preemie clothes you may look for. These are some of the reasons we started designing preemie clothing many years ago. When I was first introduced to the world of the NICU, I became aware of the need for NICU-Friendly clothing. Items that parents can use in the NICU and not have to have an arm hanging out the sleeved or sleeves rolled up five times because they are way too long.
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