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What's a Baby 'Essential' that you are doing fine without?

Anything that would be on one of those lists of baby essentials that you don't have and don't miss not having? I guess our's would be a baby monitor as our baby is always within earshot in our little place.

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Is a baby capsule/car seat that can be placed into a pram essential?

Hi. I’m a first time mum looking at prams and car seats. Is it worth buying a capsule that can fit into the car as well as a pram? Thanks

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Stains

Does anyone have any tips/ tricks to get food stains out of vests and onesies please? I’ve tried a stain remover spray and left them to soak overnight before washing and it hasn’t help 😩

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Ergobaby reviews

I have a 2 month old and recently bought the ergobaby 360 mesh baby carrier but it doesnt really suit such a small baby. Ergobaby is the kind of price range Im looking at so im considering a different model (the omni breeze or omni dream) but can anyone with a similarly small baby give me and reviews for either of ...

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Flying with a baby on the lap. Feel like a horrible mum

We were desperate for holiday and went to Spain with easyJet. The flight went well even though very much stressful for us as parents. Tomorrow is a flight back and I am super scared. I read that IT IS NOT SAFE to fly with a baby on the lap. I feel like we failed him and risking his life for our own pleasures. Please...

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Second hand

Heya first time mum I’m just wondering what are things I cannot buy second hand. I know of course car seats etc but what else should I buy brand brand new? Xx

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Supermarket Brand Nappies

Morning Mums!! So I used to buy the Tesco’s Fred & Flo Nappies since size 1 and I was happy with them…really good fit, absorbed well…but now when it came to size 3 it was a complete disappointment…it’s paper thin and doesn’t absorb pee very well!! What other supermarket brand nappies have you used and what do yo...

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Humidifier / air freshener around baby?

My baby is 10 weeks now and I haven’t turned on the humidifier since she’s been here but I’m dying for my house to smell nice again!🤣 is it safe to have on with baby in house? Was thinking I could put it on in the front room in the evening when she’s upstairs for an hour or so?

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Hey ladies have you changed your skin and hair care products?

Midwives seem to advise only against retinol products…

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Car seat storing

Just a quick question (genuine question too) Why is it people say you shouldn't store a car seat in the loft cause of temperature changes etc damaging in inner structure and over all safety of it, yet a used car seat literally lives outside in the car in all temperatures?

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Dry skin

Does anyone have any recommendations of what I can use on my baby's dry skin on her face? Not sure if I can use anything!

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nappies

my LO is 4 months, 19 weeks old nearly 20 weeks, he’s in size 4 nappies from aldi however he’s leaking in them so much!! does anyone have any nappy recommendations? he sleeps 6+ hours in the night so need ones that he won’t leak in🫠 he also is on 7oz every 4 hours in the day, so wees A LOT

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Memory box

Hi lovely ladies! When tidying my babies nursery I found I had lots of little bits from her birth and my pregnancy such as cord clip and hospital bands etc in different little tubs and folders and really wanted something to store them all in together; so I set to and made her this! I posted a picture on a local Face...

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Fake tan

Pregnancy safe fake tan recommendations?

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Baby carriers

Best baby carriers that don’t cost an arm and a leg?

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Introducing baby monitors

My LO is 10 weeks tomorrow and i’m just wondering when did everyone start to put baby to bed/down for a nap and use a baby monitor? At the moment i’m always in the room when he naps or goes to sleep for the night so haven’t needed to use a monitor so far but thinking about getting him into a routine of going to bed ...

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Recommendations for baby swings that swing and play music?

Max budget is £110

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Baby carrier

What carriers are you using for your newborn? My baby is 2 weeks old today what’s best to use?

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Car seats !

So I’ve just received my car seat Britax romer baby safe core. I’m looking at it and I’m really confused. So I’ve worked out how the handle goes up and down but there’re are small buttons on the side I have no clue what they do (picture) Also, when my son gets older how do you even make the arm straps longer? Th...

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Baby essentials list

Please can someone help with a baby essentials shopping list . I’m currently 29 weeks and shopping will start this weekend . Any really useful essentials and baby must haves would be most welcome 🥰

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