Morrisons slammed for selling ‘mini skirts’ for newborn babies

Shoppers have taken to social media to share their outrage at supermarket Morrisons for selling clothing that they think is ‘inappropriate’ for babies.

One mum, Michelle Potts, took to Facebook to share her thoughts on the skirt, which was available in blue or pink denim.

In her post, she wrote ‘Can’t believe I saw these in Morrisons… Who on earth would put a newborn baby in a denim mini skirt.’

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‘I feel a newborn baby should wear comfortable clothing and things less restricting especially on little tummies. ‘A baby isn’t a doll to dress up like a teenager. I just can’t understand the newborn size.’

One user on Twitter agreed, sharing a photo of the skirt to her followers with the caption ‘a mini skirt for a new born. Are you kidding? @Morrisons’

Other social media users commented, saying ‘I just think they’re a bit too much for newborn babies, maybe a little girl whose walking with a pair of tights on, but babies aren’t babies for long.’

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‘I love Morrisons clothes in general and have some beautiful clothes, I’m guessing it’s not just Morrisons that are selling them, each to their own but personally I Just prefer my baby to look a baby.’

Not everyone sees the issue with the skirts though; with one user commenting ‘I don’t get the difference between this and a dress though really?’

A spokeswoman for Morrisons defended the skirts, describing them as being great for ‘pairing with a number of other items we sell, including tights and leggings’.

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