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I am drawing a blank here. I made a list of things I need to get for our little one. We already have plenty of clothes, socks, onesies etc. I also have all of the big stuff, crib, bouncy seat, swing, walker, carseat, stroller, tub. Is there anything I am missing???

burp cloths, baby wash, lotion, baby powder, Destin, baby wipes, diapers, pacifiers, bottles, extra nipples, bottle brush, hair brush, breat pads, aspirator, sheets, bibs

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Asked by travisnowensmom at 12:17 PM on Aug. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • toys

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 12:19 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • lol I'm going on my 3rd and we don't have a 1/3 of all that! i think you went over board a LOT!
    are you planning on breastfeeding? if so, why the bottles/nipples/all that stuff?
    bouncy seat, swing, walker? couldn't you pick one? do you ever plan on holding your child?

    Answer by NoahsMomma418 at 12:25 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • got plenty of those too lol we have a 4 year old and he has a million toys, we boxed up all his baby toys for the new little guys to have

    Comment by travisnowensmom (original poster) at 12:25 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • yes I am planning on trying to breast feed. With our first son I couldnt because I have inverted nipples but I still want to try. I want the bottles and such just in case. Also the bouncy seat, swing and walker were gifts

    Comment by travisnowensmom (original poster) at 12:27 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • sounds like you covered everything, wish I could do that when I go on trips lol

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 12:33 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • I agree that you don't need most of that stuff. All I had with my 3rd child was a new car seat, a sling I made with my first child, and a few clothes. I got sick during pregnancy and couldn't shop. Then my husband left because I was sick so I had no money to shop when my baby was small. I found I didn't need baby stuff. I used castile soap and olive oil that I already had. I made some nursing pads out of flannel shirts my husband left. I made blankets out of a flannel sheet.


    Answer by Gailll at 12:34 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • Do you have any toys? Rattles..that sort of thing? How about a mobile? My kids loved looking at their mobile go around.

    Answer by lisa89j at 12:37 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • boppy, gas drops/gripe h2o, blankets to cover lay out and ones to swaddle, mobile, diaper bag, themometer, nail file/clippers, saline drops, hats, monitior, sling/carrier, thats all i can think of off the top of my head!!! CONGRATS!!!!

    Answer by rileymommy at 1:02 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • I cant live without my baby monitor!!

    Answer by wood1980 at 3:18 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

  • First of all...shame on some of you ladies for such rude replies.
    Second, I LOVE our diaper genie, our monitor is terrific (really gives us peace of mind when we go to bed). My husband found a great piece to have for her diaper bag which is a platic cup/bowl with 3 dividers which will hold 3 separate feedings worth of powdered formula. The lid has a spout which allows for easy dumping into a bottle pre-filled with water. Great for travel, and so practical!!
    Good luck and congratulations!!!
    BTW, I have all of those "big things" and more, and I hold my child ALL THE TIME!!!

    Answer by DMac08 at 7:16 PM on Aug. 15, 2010

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