For newborns, receiving blankets are good for providing warmth and security for the baby. Selu Spirit included matching burp cloths with theirs. Although neonates® don't really spit up when they burp, it doesn't hurt to practice for the real thing!
Often when babies are burped they spit up a little of what they have eaten along with the air. To save on clothing, most parents get in the habit of always using a burp cloth to protect their own clothing.