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What goes through your head when someone mentions buying baby stuff at Thrift Stores?

Do you say thanks but no thanks.. of course depending on what it is..? Cause my personal prefrence, Car seats and strollers and cribs are a No Go from Thrift stores

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Asked by mommyoftristan at 5:39 PM on Jan. 11, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I just think it needs to be washed. I will never except stroller, car seat or cribs rom those places though.

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 5:40 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • I say,good for you! I agree with the no carseat thing,but everything else in good condition is a great idea

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:40 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • That they are being thrifty, which is a great thing considering how much babies cost.

    Answer by scout_mom at 5:40 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • I don't buy baby items from the thrift store, and honestly if someone bought me some, I would just donate them right back. But that's just my preference, to each his own.

    Answer by CocoaQT at 5:43 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • i don't like it but im not gonna make pple feel bad either so i would wash it disinfect everything lol

    Answer by mommyof2chasmin at 5:48 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • Baby stuff, great. I wouldn't buy adult stuff for myself because most of the time they are dead peoples' things. We just dropped off a ton of bags of my father's clothes at the Salvation Army.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 5:48 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • That you can get some nice deals that are brand new. Or some that are just mildly used and need o be cleaned.

    Answer by deesam at 5:49 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • Well, consider I have a friend that absolutely makes a fantastic living this way... (she owns a resale store.. she goes around the buys cribs, high chairs, etc. at thrift stores and garage sales, fixes them up and sells them)... I'd have to say GOOD DEAL FOR YOU!

    Answer by m-avi at 5:53 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • (And no I have not been drinking today, YET, my nails are too long..Need to get them done soon) Sorry about the typos!

    Answer by m-avi at 5:54 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • Because of recall issues I don't think it is the best idea to get cribs, car seats or strollers from the thrift store. Clothing items are okay because it can be easily cleaned.

    Answer by kimmeyj7 at 5:59 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

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