In the previous post, we took a look at two of the important things that you would have to consider financially if you are planning on having a baby. There are some other things that you would have to make sure you can provide your baby with. Let us take a look at them.
Dressing your baby up
I don’t mean dress up as in designer onesies and other clothes. You just have to make sure that you have suitable clothing for your baby. Clothes for everyday use and for when he or she goes out – those are all you would really need. Though you might be tempted to buy fashionable items from designer brands, which seem to be quite popular today, do not waste your money on them.
In the old days, they didn’t rely too much on disposable diapers. I still remember my mother using reusable cloth diapers for my youngest brother. They may not be as convenient as disposable nappies (you have to wash them all the time) but they are actually cheaper in the long run. More so, these cloth nappies are actually better for the baby as they promote better air circulation.
Soap, powder, baby oil, and the like are necessary for your baby’s daily hygiene. Just remember that you do not really have to spend on expensive items, though. The basic baby soap and powder would do just as well as the more expensive ones.
Originally posted on August 24, 2008 @ 4:08 pm