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Baby’s First Equipment: What Do I Really Need?
There are many different opinions about what a baby needs for its first equipment. While some take a purist approach, others want a fully furnished nursery. But all parents agree on one thing: they only want “the best” for their child. The following list explains what this means in the case of a first set.
Priceless And Irreplaceable
The best, simplest and at the same time most important thing you need for baby equipment is priceless. It is not available in any store, and yet it is in the first place.
Because as trite as it sounds, much more necessary than furniture, or clothes, is love, patience, time and empathy for your child.
A child can do well without branded clothes, star wallpaper, or a baby monitor with video function, but only poorly without attention.
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Initial Equipment For Baby’s Sleep
You can choose a cradle, a bassinet, or a crib or side bed. Cradle and bassinet are true classics on the baby first equipment list.
They convince with mobility and small dimensions.
However, they only offer space for a short time. After just a few months, your child will have outgrown them. A crib is therefore the best choice. Through various conversion options, it adapts to the needs of your child and can be used until about 5 years of age.
In addition to a mattress that matches the bed, you will also need the following items for your baby:
- waterproof pad to protect the mattress
- washable cover / fitted sheet.
- 1-2 sleeping bags.
Nice, but not necessary:
- Baby monitor
Initial Equipment For Baby Care
To help you care for your baby, various pieces of furniture are available in stores.
You can also get a changing table with an integrated bathtub. This saves space.
Alternatively, there are also changing tops that can be placed flexibly.
Now you are only missing:
- a washable changing mat.
- diapers adapted tothe baby size.
- Wet wipes.
- Cream or powder as needed.
- Diaper pail.
- Bath thermometer.
- Bath additives based on natural substances such as bran, whey or calendula..
Initial Equipment For Baby’s Diet
Depending on whether you are breastfeeding, or bottle feeding your baby, you will need different items.
- Bottles of different sizes.
- Teats with different perforations for milk and tea.
- Bottle and teat brushes.
- Thermal and / or transport containers.
- Disinfector/ sterilizer.
Initial Equipment For Baby’s Transport
Whether on the way home from the hospital, shopping, or on a walk: you will always need transportation for your baby.
The initial equipment therefore includes:
Baby First Equipment: Do Not Despair – Ask Others!
It’s quite a lot that such a small person seems to need. Fortunately, it is often not necessary to buy everything new. In the circle of friends you can always find used items. Also in various classified ads you can often find.
You should take advantage of such offers.