Whether you’re having a your first baby or your sixth, here are some products that are mommy-certified to bring you the convenience and extra help you’ll need as you care for your little one.
You can’t go wrong with disposable diapers, diapers, and more diapers! Your newborn will be going through six of them in a day so just imagine how many you’ll consume before he or she becomes potty trained. Diaper wipes, baby bath soaps and shampoos are also useful to have on stock. If you receive enough, you might make it to your baby’s first or even second birthday without having to spend on toiletries.
SwaddleMe Every mother is mystified at how those nurses can wrap newborns so tightly in the hospital. No matter how many times you watch them do it, you never quite pull it off like they do. Enter SwaddleMe, the adjustable infant wrap that makes swaddling your newborn idiot-proof. Equipped with velcros and wings, this wrap helps prevent symptoms of colic and makes babies sleep longer by keeping them snug and cozy, just like when they were in the womb. Available in Rustan’s and Baby & Co. for P999.75.
Bumbo Baby Seat with Tray Made of lightweight foam material, the Bumbo baby seat allows your infant to sit up by herself as soon as she can hold her head up. Even after your infant has outgrown the Bumbo because she can now sit on her own, you can still use it to keep your toddler snugly in place as you feed her or give her a bath. Available in Rustan’s for P3,299.75.
Pouch or Sling A cool accessory especially if you’re a hands-on mom who usually doesn’t have a nanny to help with the baby when you need both hands free. It’s great for attachment parenting too. The pouch is easier to use but the sling has rings that allow you to adjust the length depending on the user. Available in Rustan’s and Baby & Co.,. Hot sling P3,650 (not adjustable). Jelly Bean Baby Sling P995 (adjustable). Mama Way P1,999.75 (adjustable).
Baby Bouncer They come in all shapes, sizes, and brands but these baby rockers will keep your little ones quiet and happy when they’re outside their cribs. Some of these models can be used as toddler seats when your baby grows. It’s useful also when you need to seat your baby when he starts eating solids. Depending on the brand, the bouncers vibrate, play music, or have hanging toys to soothe or stimulate your baby. Available in Baby & Co. and Rustan’s, Fisher Price, P2,399.75.
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