I was a very reluctant convert to almost all baby products and gear. After working in various developing countries, I learned that there isn’t much that you need to raise a baby; a wash bucket, a piece of cloth to wear put your child on your back, and breasts for feeding. I saw some very happy and healthy babies–albeit with very tired moms.
My traveling experience, my teeny tiny New York apartment, and my genuine fear of climate change all caused me to avoid baby “stuff.” I’m already living such a privileged first world existence, why get more stuff? Maybe just a few painted wooden blocks.
Ha. I was so naive.
And here’s why:
Also from Rebecca this month: 10 Steps I Take to Avoid Co-sleeping With My Baby
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