INFANT, Inc.    A Chicago Based Charity
PO Box 116    Winnetka, IL 60093
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Description of INFANT layette baskets

Donation of any of these items is very welcome.

INFANT layettes are designed to provide a basic or minimal set of clothing for 
a newborn baby. Each basket includes sleepers, outfits and onesies in sizes 
newborn to 12 months. The items are assembled in a large laundry basket or 
rubber storage bin. When possible we try to include some handmade items, such 
as knitted blankets, sweater sets, or cotton receiving blankets and quilts. We 
find that mothers appreciate the efforts of people to make things for their 
babies as a sign that all babies should be cherished.

INFANT, Inc. delivers the layettes to social service agencies, such as pantries, 
homeless shelters or residences for expectant mothers. The agency director 
will call us when they are working with a mother in serious need and we can 
usually deliver the basket within a week. Often these layettes are the only new 
items the baby receives. We are grateful for your help with our baskets.

Each of our layettes contains:
Package of disposable diapers                                                                      Cotton newborn cap
Diapers                                                                                                           Baby bottles BPA FREE and bottlebrush
Two receiving blankets                                                                                    Bib
Fleece blanket or quilt                                                                                    Teething ring or rattle
Afghan or light blanket                                                                                    Socks or booties
Four onesies                                                                                                   Small stuffed animal or little toy
Four or five sleep/play suits
Light bunting in medium size or warm sleep sack

Additional items included, as available:
Sweater or snowsuit and warm hat                                                    Baby lotion shampoo or soap
Baby carrier such as a Snuggly                                                         Diaper cream
Diaper bag                                                                                         Hard-backed infant reading Book
Baby washcloths                                                                                Child care book
Sunscreen for infants for summer                                                      Small item for mother (toiletries, pretty soap, hand lotion)
Sun hat or bonnet                                                                                                                                                                                               

​                                                                                                                                                                                                     Page Last Updated: February 2018

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The tongue of the infant cleaves
      to the roof of its mouth in thirst.
The babies cry for food,
      but there is no one to give it to them.
                                      Lamentations  4:4
A BIG THANKS to all the students at Saints Faith, Hope & Charity School! The beautifully decorated onesies and bibs and handmade fleece blankets are awesome.  Thank you also for the many baby items;  clothing, bottles, brushes, pacifiers, teethers, baby toiletries, books and toys!
See the beautiful baby items that Saints Faith, Hope and Charity School donated in the Photo Gallery!