Most baby registries feature four to six burp cloths, or an average of two packs. Our rule of thumb is to double that. Register for 10 to 12 cloths in various patterns or colors. The soft material is excellent for everything from gently wiping a wet chin after a feeding to sopping up drool.
How many burp cloths is enough?
Think of them as small rags handy in a pinch whenever there’s a mess. You’re probably wondering, “How many burp cloths do I really need?” It depends how often your little one spits up and how often you want to do laundry, but anywhere from eight to 14 burp cloths is a good basic range to aim for.
Are baby burp cloths necessary?
Burp clothes are important because you will need them to wipe your baby spit up or when they drool. If you think that you won’t need burp cloths simply because your child wont spit up when you feed them, the odds are likely to turn against you. According to research, up to 50% of infants spit up more frequently.
How many burp cloths do I need per day?
Expect to go through at least one cloth per day, if not more. It’s also nice to have extras to keep in your car or diaper bag.
How often should you wash burp cloths?
Q doesn’t spit-up a ton, but one good spit-up will soak a burp cloth, so we usually go through about two each day. When we only had 4 burp cloths, we did laundry just about every day, so we definitely needed to buy more. Now, we have a whole bunch of them and life is so much better!
Can you use towels instead of burp cloths?
Give your shirt a rest and always keep a few burp cloths handy. Not only do burp cloths make great washcloths, our flannel burp cloths can also be used as towels for newborns. Mealtime is messy—what an understatement.