Things I Didn’t Know I Needed Until After I Had A Baby

Registering for what I’d need after my baby arrived was a daunting task. I did way more research than necessary and stressed myself out in the process. There were 5 things I had no idea how much I’d need until after I met the little guy! Be sure to check out all 5 posts in this series before completing your registry or buying your next baby gift!

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Baby Wrap or Carrier. Sometimes babies want to be held nonstop. Maybe he’s sick or tired or cranky or just loves you a little extra and wants to show it. Don’t get me wrong, I love to hold and snuggle babies! I especially love to hold my own baby. Sometimes though, I also want to get up from the rocking chair or give my back a break from the alternating one arm hip hold. When he was small, I loved my Organic Boba wrap for that. I recently bought a Lenny Lamb toddler carrier and am in heaven again. I have found both the wrap and carrier are great for breastfeeding too. Not only do I love to wear my baby around the house, but I also wear my baby for stroller-less errands! Bakery? Babywear! Grocery store with the whole cart available for food? Babywear! And, the majority of love I have for babywearing is about the snuggle, what I can accomplish while we snuggle is just an added bonus! Update- now that Baby #2 has arrived, I have fallen IN LOVE with Tula’s new Free to Grow Soft Structured Carrier. I needed a SSC to use until my little guy was big enough for my Lenny Toddler and this was the perfect solution. It adjusts to fit newborns and at 15 months- he’s still comfortable!

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