With just a few flicks of the tape measure in the right places, you’ll have a sure-fire shortcut to clothing that fits your infant properly. Most items of clothing will have these sizes listed on the webpage so you can quickly pick the right option, however if this information is not available then check the brand’s page for individual kids’ size guides.
Get your child to stand barefoot, and measure from their heel to the top of their head. It can be easier to make a mark on a wall or doorframe and measure their height from there - it's also a fun way for you to track how much they’ve grown.
Wrap a measuring tape around your child's chest, just under the arms at the widest point is best. Leave a little room for extra comfort.
Measure around the natural waistline which is just above the hips, holding the tape lightly loose for a comfortable fit.
Measure from the top of the thigh to where the bottom of the trouser should fall. It's easiest to take this measurement when your child has shoes on in order to get an idea of where the trouser leg will rest above the shoe.
Standing with their legs together, measure around the widest part of your child’s hips.
Carefully measure around the neck where the collar will sit, placing two fingers in between the tape so it’s not too tight a fit.
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