Kids can be expensive! Right from the moment we get pregnant we start to browse through baby products and wonder how we are going to afford all the necessities and products that will make raising our baby easier.
There are many ways to save while stocking up on the newborn necessities. Buying certain products second-hand like those newborn onsies they will grow out of quickly and looking for deals and sales on safe cribs and nursery decor are two easy ways to cut the costs.
There are some products that you will want to save up for and get the best-of-the-best of. Being picky about splurging when it comes to baby products can help you be money-wise while not compromising your baby’s safety and comfort (and your’s too)!
Click through to see 6 products that are worth spending money on for a new baby:
1) A good car seat: A car seat is so important for safety and you want to make sure you’re getting a good quality one. You don’t want to look for the best deal or cheapest seat but the one with good safety ratings, one with a high weight and length limit so it will be of use longer and one that
2) A good stroller: If you’re like me, you will be walking a lot with your kids. Getting a good quality, sturdy stroller can help you save money in the long run because you won’t need to replace it. Many have high weight limits on them making them useful for 4-5 years if you get a good quality one.
3) A dependable electric breast pump: If you will be pumping your breast milk often or even occasionally, investing in a good-quality dual electric pump can save you so much time. It can be used in your next pregnancies saving you so much time and money over the years.
4) A good-quality baby mattress: If you will be having your baby sleep in a crib, splurging on a good quality mattress for them is good in the long run. They will (hopefully) be sleeping a lot and it’s important that they are comfortable too.
5) A good-quality baby carrier: I loved my baby carrier and made sure to splurge on one that I could use for my toddler as well. There are some that are cheaper that have low weight limits, but the one I got went up to 35lbs so it lasted much longer than just the newborn stage.
6) Cloth diapers: It’s a big investment at the start which may seem overwhelming, but it will save you so much money in the long run. You can also use them for your next children (if you will be having more) and that will increase the savings over time.
:: What product do you think is worth splurging on for a new baby? ::
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