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im pregnant with my 1st little baby :) and im getting worried as i am almost half-way through the pregnancy. and i was wondering what is some things that i can start getting right away and what are some things that i can hold off on getting.
tenshilove tenshilove 18-21, F 18 Answers Nov 19, 2012 in Motherhood

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This is a pretty good list<br />
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•Cot <br />
•Cot mattress<br />
•Cot sheet set x 2<br />
•Blankets/swaddles/wraps x 3<br />
•Baby bath - one with a "plug" will make life easier<br />
•Change table<br />
•Towels x 3<br />
•Facewashers x 3<br />
•Nappies (if you're using disposables get just one large pack to start, in case your baby grows out of them fast)<br />
•Terry cloth nappies - have a few on hand as spew rags, or to put under baby on the change table.<br />
•Basic toiletries - nappy wipes, cotton wool balls, cotton buds, a good nappy rash cream <br />
•Baby carrier/sling<br />
•Pram (look for one with a sunshade)<br />
•Baby capsule/carseat <br />
•Breastpads (cloth can be a money saver)<br />
•2 bottles, more if you're bottlefeeding, and bottle-cleaning equipment <br />
•A special 'feeding' pillow or a 'V' shaped cushion <br />
•Mattress protectors (one for your bed as well!)<br />
•Bassinette (+ bassinette sheets x 2)<br />
•Digital ear thermometer<br />
•Baby monitor<br />
•Nail scissors/clippers <br />
•Sleeping bag<br />
•Nappy bag with a change mat<br />
•Sunshades for car windows<br />
•Portable cot<br />
•Breastpump (if you want to try giving bub the occassional bottle of EBM)<br />
•Playmat for tummy time<br />
•Dummies <br />
•Baby powder/baby soap/baby sorbolene<br />
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And of course clothes appropriate to the season they're born in.

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i think i love this list :)

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I think it's a good basic list to get you going. Seems like a lot of stuff but you'll need it all.

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Ear plugs<br />
Tranquilizers<br />
Therapist

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i pretty sure i could use the ear plugs but im not sure if i wanna shoot my baby with a tranquilizer lol

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you don't need lots of stuff...they outgrow clothing fast.<br />
a car seat..(in my country you can hire them from a baby organization ..plunket)<br />
a cot, bedding, a good supply of nappies, baby shampoo and soaps, nappy rash ointment (to prevent and treat), if you're using real nappies , you need something like Napisan to soak them in) , singlets, a selectionof clothing for the season baby is born in, bottles and milk if not breast feeding, a hat, a pushchair. If money is tight, like it was for me..you don't need all the other crap..eg baby sterlizer units. The commerical market for babies is extension, be selective. Oh and a baby bag to carry stuff when out. You do seem to carry lots of stuff with you when out...spare this and that.

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Decide if you want to use cloth or disposable diapers.<br />
Fix up a baby's room, if you have a separate one.<br />
Crib, bumpers, sheets, towels, blankets, etc.<br />
Baby bath <br />
Bottles<br />
Sleepers, onesies<br />
Booties<br />
Stroller ........... you really need all of these right away.<br />
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I would go to the Infant Dept. in a store and look around. Maybe register for gifts there so people can help you out .. there's a lot to buy.<br />
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Start getting things now so it's not a rush later on.<br />
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And congratulations!!

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patience, kindness, listening skills, unconditional love and lots of baby wipes.

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Completely wrong! Metal CDs, breakfast cereal.

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Patience

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Diapers, milk bottles, a crib, some baby clothes (if you know it's a boy or a girl), plenty of fresh towels, baby-proofing products (plugs to go into outlets so that the baby can't stick their fingers into it), etc. etc.

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Boob milker<br />
Diapers<br />
Clothes<br />
that stuff.

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Please buy what to expect when you're expecting and also google lists for what to take to hospital etc...

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They grow really fast, don't need too many clothes for a new born anyway. Ask people if they are buying you clothes to go a few sizes up. <br />
Tip about stocking up on diapers now is good (Beach Walk's) and wipes.<br />
One of those soft cloth books, never to early to read to your baby and a nice way of getting into the bedtime story routine. <br />
If you are breast feeding, the best nipple cream you can afford, you'll need it :) <br />
Those baby slings are good, less strain on your back than the carriers. <br />
Don't go too mad, sure you have it all covered anyway.

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An attentive mother and father. <br />
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Everything else can be bought.

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A crib,changing table,high chair,bottles,bebbs,diapers,plenty of sleepers,t-shirts,mattress,crib bumper,wash cloths and towels,bath tub and baby wash,lotion,powder,comb and brush,baby food. Now you are ready for your "Bundle of Joy"! "Congratulations"!!

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a DNA test.

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this isnt maury lls

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coco pops, sunnies, Megadeth CDs

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LMAO

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