Our Layettes

Since 1999 we have given 2576 carseats, 5054 layette gift packs and 876 sibling bags!

Our layettes are created for newborn boys, girls and preemies. The clothes are new or gently-used, from stores or handmade. Every layette contains the following:

  • Gowns
  • Pajamas
  • Fleece sleep sacks
  • Onesies
  • Sweater, hat, booties
  • Burp cloths, bibs
  • Washcloths, towels
  • Diapers, wipes
  • Receiving blankets
  • Quilt, blanket
  • Baby wash, diaper cream
  • Extras like infant nail clippers, thermometers

We also include:

  • Greeting card from Babies In Need
  • To the Mother of a New Baby*
  • A Man and a New Baby*
  • Walk into Prayer**
  • Board-type storybook  
  • Tips on reading to children
  • List of free local resources
  • Cuddly toy

* These warm, inviting, readable booklets give encouragement, sound advice and list free local services for new parents.  Written for Babies In Need by Mollie Smart, PhD, author of many books on Child Development.

** This introduction to open, honest conversation with the Holy One includes familiar and beloved prayers for parents and children and a section on teaching children how to pray.