What is Hadagi? & Why is it necessary?
Hadagi is a light kimono-style bodysuit necessary to protect newborns from all kinds of irritants.
Hadagi is usually for 0-6 months old newborns. The baby grows in the warm, protective amniotic fluid of mommy’s womb. But the moment your baby is born, their bare skin suddenly comes in contact with the air outside and with it all kinds of skin irritation. Hadagi is made to gently cocoon your baby’s delicate skin as a protective layer.
While adults might feel like wearing Hadagi under a t-shirt is totally unnecessary, that’s not true for babies. Your tiny baby has just as many sweat glands as adults, with an average body temperature of 37°C (98.6°F) and high water content.
Babies sweat A LOT. Drinking breast milk or baby formula is a whole body workout for your baby, making them sweat all over. That’s why your baby needs Hadagi to absorb and wicker away all the sweat.
Why is Hadagi made kimono-style?
Changing your newborn’s clothes can be nerve-wracking for many parents. Your baby’s neck is just so wobbly! Kimono-style Hadagi gently wraps around your newborn without the need to move your baby’s delicate neck.
Our Hadagi is an exquisite fusion of MIKI HOUSE’s top-quality fabric and traditional Japanese kimono style. It’s a total must-have to breathe superior comfort into your baby’s everyday to support easier and happier parenting.
Make sure to change your baby into a clean Hadagi whenever sweaty.
All Hadagi by MIKI HOUSE is expertly made in Japan.
How to Wear Hadagi
So there are 2 different types of Kimono-style Hadagi
All of our Hadagi are 100% cotton and Made in Japan. The fabric is warm, elastic, breathable, highly absorbent and sweat-wicking.
This Hadagi is usually worn after the short Hadagi, but you can also wear them on directly newborn's sensitive skin. Easier to put on like short Hadagi. If your newborn is sweating a lot and this Hadagi is not enough, we recommend Short Hadagi on the base and this Hadagi after. That way your newborn won't catch cold from drastic changes in body temperature.
Short Kimono-style Hadagi
Short Hadagi is base, usually worn first before the regular Hadagi (introduced after). It's shorter than regular Hadagi, make it easier to wear/take it off & for mother to change diapers.
What Makes MIKI HOUSE Hadagi Collection Exceptional?
From the fabric down to every stitch, our Hadagi is designed with your precious baby’s comfort as our number one priority. Curious to find out exactly how each and every piece is crafted? Here we explain step-by-step how MIKI HOUSE Hadagi transforms from raw cotton to thread and fabric, until a masterpiece specially designed for your baby is complete.
- Neckline Fits Perfectly - The neckline of our Hadagi sits gently and comfortably around your baby’s neck.
- Flat Stitches for Comforts - The sleeves and the body of our Hadagi are sewn together with flat stitches for a smooth finish.
- 3D Shape for Struggle-Free Arm Movement - Our craftsmen apply special stitches at the underarms for a 3D shape that doesn’t restrict your baby’s arm movement.
- All Seams on the Outside - All the seams face the outside of our Hadagi to protect your baby’s delicate skin from discomfort and chafing.
- Overlapping Front that Stays On - The front flaps overlap and don’t easily come undone. Plus, the size adjustable design promises a perfect fit as your baby grows every day.
- All Labels on the Outside - All name tags are sewn onto the outside of our Hadagi to protect the baby's skin from chafing.
- Seamless Fabric at the Underarm - Our hadagi are generously designed with seamless fabric at the underarm for that soft-as-can-be touch against your baby’s skin.
- Durable, Non-Fraying Strings - The size adjustable strings get tied, untied, and re-tied all day long. We reinforced the tips with stitches, so they don’t get frayed easily.
Craftsmanship for Babies.
How many Hadagi should I prepare?
You’ll need at least 5 to 6 Kimono-style Hadagi Bodysuits
Babies sweat a lot. To keep your sweaty little one clean and comfortable, you’ll need to change them into a new set of Hadagi. Newborns especially need a lot of changing after spit-ups, diaper blowouts, and other oopsies. You’ll probably be changing your baby at least 2 or 3 times a day.
Plus, when you take laundry into consideration, you can see why we recommend grabbing a minimum of 5 to 6 Kimono-style Hadagi Bodysuits. There might be days you just can’t get around to doing the laundry in your first months after delivery. Believe us - you really don’t want to run out of Hadagi!
Keeping at least 2 days worth of hadagi at hand means less stress for mommy and daddy. That way you won’t have to worry when skipping laundry day.