Porkchop's mama I'm wondering the same thing myself! I had a winter baby last time so summer for a newborn is a mystery to me! However in terms of how many clothes you'll need - it will depend on how often you want to wash. Depending on how much your bub spits up after a feed, it could mean you will go through 3-4 jumpsuits in a day. I started with 4 suits in a newborn size and had run out by the second day - so had to send DH to the shops to buy more. And then DS had moved up to 00 by the time he was 2 weeks old so the 000 suits probably got 3 wears each, but honestly it was worth it for the convenience.
Thanks for that, cletus. Really helpful to know how many suits you'd expect to get through in a day.
I'll probably buy more in the 0000 size closer to my due date. I'm hoping that the last scan will give me an idea of how big bub will be and plan to do the final clothing shop when I'm around 34 weeks.
I have bought a range of blankets in different thicknesses as well to suit the varied weather we get in Sydney.
Will have to investigate those swaddle suits as well, they seem to come in different weights for the weather as well.