Stuff to welcome the new family member

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In order to welcome a new family member, you are going to need to acquire a few compulsory items. But what are those items exactly? Well, in this article, we will show just that. Here is what you need to have to prepare for the arrival of this latest family member.

Clothes

Baby clothes are categorized according to age, but there can be a subtle difference between different brands. To avoid that, look for clothes with weight and height listed on the label to buy what best fits your child.

Note: Babies grow very quickly so you will need to buy the outfit of the next size in advance. A useful trick is to buy secondhand clothes from your neighbors, if you are having a first child that is. If not, accepting hand-down from older siblings is the way to go.

Diaper

Diaper

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Since babies cannot use the toilette themselves just yet, you will need diapers to contain the baby’s “organic waste”. With so many brands of diapers on the market, it is advisable that you first do a quick tour on the internet.  Comparing price and pros and cons of each product will help you choose the best one for the baby.

Feeding bottle

Babies cannot digest solid food just yet, so this will help them take in the energy necessary for their development. Depend on how much food your child can consume, choose the one with a suitable opening so as to avoid choking the baby.

Carrier

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Carrier

Since babies cannot walk in their early age, you will need something to carry them around to give you more maneuvering ability. For smaller babies, a carrier strap to the body will do just fine. For heavier ones, a stroller will be much more suitable.

Car seat

When you want to take the baby somewhere far, you will need this object so that the baby can sit safely in a moving vehicle. To help you with this matter, here is the complete list of the best convertible car seat for small cars 2017. This should help you decide what to buy a lot easier.

Crib and mattress

mattress

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The baby will need somewhere to sleep and it cannot sleep with its parents just yet, so this is a must-have. Look for something that meets the safety standards, avoid buying used cribs and drop-side cribs. The latter is known to have caused many babies to pass away very young.

These things should cover most of the basic necessities of babies. If you want to know more about this matter, please have a look at our website, right here.

 

 

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