Whether you are a single mom, or a mom with a mate who is never home raising a newborn alone can be challenging. When my husband took a job that kept him away from home for two to three weeks at a time I found myself with a toddler, a newborn and only one me. I also found three products that I never would have survived without. Here they are, three must haves for single moms or any mom caring for a baby all by her lonesome.
There’s a button that allows me to turn the video feed on and off (although the sound is always “on.”) I don’t use it, but it might be useful to some.
An audio video Baby Monitor can run between $100-$200 dollars. However, many parents feel that it’s worth the extra money to spend on the security and well-being of their child. This infant optics dxr 8 monitor is even created to be wireless, if that’s the model that the parents prefer. In any case, the audio video baby monitor adds another layer of safety and security for the child.
Burlington Basket Company Bassinets-February 16th, over 500,00 products were recalled.According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission- If the cross-bracing rails are not fully locked into position, the bassinet can collapse causing the child to fall out.
Let’s take a look at some of the main items you’re going to find in the baby store, so that you can have some idea of what baby furniture you really want or need before you even get to the store. That way you can focus on picking exactly which one you want, rather than messing about deciding whether you actually want or need it.
If you’re really strapped for cash, then you can probably make do with using your bed as a changing table, but if you can, this is something I highly recommend. Your back will certainly prefer it! My changing table was actually more like a set of dresser drawers, and nowadays, with the changing table part removed, it’s still being used as drawers for my daughter’s clothes. So it pays to think ahead and buy a changing table that’s practical. Also look for safety features, such as guardrails and perhaps even safety straps. And of course it needs to be well padded! It’s handy to have some sort of shelf where you can put items you’re using, but personally I just put them down one end of the changing table and changed baby at the other end. Once baby got bigger, I used the top drawer.
Before you bring your new baby home, take the time to consider your marriage. If you need to work on your marriage, do it now. Babies respond to stress so you want to keep your home life as stress free as possible. Besides, you don’t want your baby to start out life being stressed, now do you? Keep your marriage healthy so that your family will be healthy as well. You will never regret the time that you put into it!