Earlier we looked at what it really costs to raise a baby. Now let's look at all the things that...
Earlier we looked at what it really costs to raise a baby. Now let's look at all the things that come secondary to the absolute necessary expenses. baby-food-timeJarred baby food and mealtime accessories: Totally unnecessary. A baby can go from breast to cup with ease, no bottles or sippies required. A baby can eat homemade baby food, made up with whatever the rest of the family is eating that day. A baby doesn't even need his own little dishes. Basically to feed a baby who eats solids you'll need some sort of break-free dishes and a few baby sized spoons (adult spoons are too big for baby). Another feeding item you will need is some sort of seat. A highchair or a convertible seat because babies need support while they eat. Also read: Nine ways to save money on baby meal time The nursery: the baby nursery is nice, if you've got the cash. Really all babies need to thrive is a loving parent or two, attention, and great basic care. A baby doesn't actually need a new crib,or any crib for that matter if you co-sleep. A baby doesn't need fancy wall decor or lots of toys. At most you need a place for your baby to sleep and somewhere to store his clothing. If you're short on cash, and are having a baby, then read the following for more ideas on how to cut nursery costs:

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