There's so many things available for babies that it's hard to tell what is necessary and what is just for decoration or for fun. Do I NEED a crib bumper for a little baby?? Or is a crib bumper more for a bigger baby? What purpose does it serve?
They aren't recommended for safety reasons. They increase the risk of SIDS.
Answer by Gailll at 5:14 PM on May. 27, 2010
Answer by ThrivingMom at 5:16 PM on May. 27, 2010
Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 5:17 PM on May. 27, 2010
Necessary - car seat, sling, clothes, flannel blankets, bassinet or co-sleeper and sheets, Burt's Bees Baby Soap
Nice to have - Miracle blanket, nursing pillow (not Boppy)
Don't need - crib, bottles, breast pump, infant seat, swing, sleep-n-play, baby wipes, stroller,
Answer by Gailll at 5:20 PM on May. 27, 2010
Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 5:26 PM on May. 27, 2010
Answer by ryanlynn at 5:29 PM on May. 27, 2010
Answer by Christina807 at 5:43 PM on May. 27, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 5:50 PM on May. 27, 2010
Answer by josiesmommy00 at 5:57 PM on May. 27, 2010
I used a crib bumper and will again. My DD's legs started getting stuck in the bars as soon as I got rid of the bumper. That's when I ditched the crib and went for a toddler bed. She was 18 months.
I use a bassinet now, and will go to a crib in 2 months when he goes into his own room. I also love the boppy, swing, bouncer, activity bars, my car seat stroller combo, and pack n play. I'll need a breast pump for I can't BF my baby when teaching in August. I have already introduced him to a bottle, and luckily he takes well to both my breast and the bottle with no issue. PLUS daddy has to help with feedings to keep me sane. :)
Your needs and wants for your baby are based on your life style, and what you need or want to use certain things for.
Answer by KairisMama at 10:04 PM on May. 27, 2010
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