Published May 26, 2021
How to save on baby essentials - Tips and Advise
First Time Parent Must Haves!
As a first time parent, there are a lot of unnecessary purchases made out of excitement and often down to simply not knowing. Often the majority of things you buy as a first time parent you do not ever use, that is not only bad for your bank account but also over buying has a devastating effect on the environment.
So to help some of you first time parents, I’ve got a list of essentials that are an absolute must and a few optionals that could come in very handy! Take a look at the list of first time parent must haves and where to get you can get them:
- Cot (plus mattress, FITTED sheets and blankets)
- Car seat/ Baby Carrier Pram/buggy/pushchair
- No-scratch mittens
- Newborn Hats
- Gentle laundry detergent
- Sleepsuits/ Baby Grows/ Onesies
- Vests/ short sleeved suits
- Cardigans/ jackets
- Shawl or snow suit
- Hat, mittens and bootees
- Clothing Storage
- Changing mat
- Nappies (and lots of them, in all different sizes)
- Nursing bra and breast pads
- Formula (if not nursing)
- Breast pump (if you plan to breastfeed)
- Milk storage bags (if you plan to breastfeed)
- Nursing pads (if you plan to breastfeed)
- Nipple cream (if you plan to breastfeed)
- High chair
- Baby Monitor
- Night Light Loads of bibs!
- Plenty of towels/ flannels/ muslin squares (for bathing and dribbles!)
- Loads of kitchen roll and cotton wool pads!
- Hair brush
- Soft WashCloths
- Baby box or bag
- Baby wipes
- Bath and Baby thermometer
- Baby bath (Optional)
- Changing bag (Optional)
- Baby feeding pillow (Optional)
PushChairs, Furniture and Nursery
Uber Kids - Baby or Toddler, Uber Kids is your one stop shop for PushChairs, Car Seats , High Chairs, Cribs, Bibs, and every other essential that you wouldn't even think of. The Uber Kids community understands you and your baby's needs offering you the very best selection. By collating many of the world's leading nursery brands all in one place and combining it with their own expert knowledge, they want to make sure you have one less thing to worry about so you can get back to what's really important, the little one in your life. You can shop with Uber Kids and save on many of their top products with Uber Kids discount codes and deals.
Mamas and Papas - You will be familiar with this household name. Mama’s and Papa’s provide the highest quality baby products and clothing in hundreds of designs that will make your little one completely irresistible.
Bluebell - This revolutionary product is going to change the game for baby monitoring. It is not your average baby monitor, The Bluebell Smart monitoring system takes away the guesswork of a routine by tracking you and your baby 24 hours a day. It is designed by doctors, and wearable for both the baby and you. A personalised planner and real-time prompts will help you settle into your sleep and feeding routine, so you can parent confidently with peace of mind! Babies tend to be expensive, so spread the cost and buy your Bluebell Smart Monitor with Klarna.
Vertbaudet - If you are looking for inexpensive, high quality, long lasting clothing for your babies (and you) I could not recommend Vertbaudet more. My whole family has bought Vertbaudet throughout their pregnancy, the newborn stage and all the way through till the little ones are not so little anymore! Whilst you are there, check out the range of bedroom storage for your nursery, you would be surprised how much storage space you need for something so little. Browse the latest Vertbaudet Vouchers and Deals.
Marks and Spencer Baby - Marks and Spencer baby grows and sleep suits available in multipack plus get them in the 3 for 2 offer now
Mama Mio - If you have just found out that you are expecting, you need to look after your skin and our bodies go through so many changes throughout pregnancy, Mio Skincares’ range is dedicated and designed specifically for pregnant women. Mama Mio is there to support you through each trimester and beyond (A.K.A. nipple cream) ! Buy one get one half price + an EXTRA 10% off Mama Mio (available at the time of writing this blog)
Toys and Games
Now it must be said that in the first year or so your baby will not know packaging from the toy itself so you do not need to spend a fortune on them at that age, but if you do want to spoil your precious little ones then help them in their development at the same time.
The Early Learning Centre - Another household name that needs no introduction, ELC makes your child’s development fun! Plus now you can shop for other big brands through ELC like LEGO Duplo, VTech, Fisher- Price and LeapFrog. Check out the latest The Early Learning Centre voucher codes and discounts.
Finally, I’d like to congratulate you on your bundle of joy whether you are well into your journey or just found out! Let the adventures begin.
Anna Taylor - VoucherShares.co.uk
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