You don't need to walk in to a baby store to know that there are a crazy amount of baby items available to new moms, and it can be overwhelming to know what is really necessary. We could have a good laugh and talk about all of the items that you really don’t need, or things that are just a waste of money (no you don’t 10 pairs of shoes, they are cute but they are useless on a baby), but instead we asked momstown members at a recent Walmart Baby Basics event, what are the real essentials to being a new mom.
Here are your essentials for a new mom:
And for added help, if you are about to add #2 to your family and think you have everything. Here are the items that moms of more than one said helped them manage their growing family:
No matter what, all of the moms agreed that a momstown membership is the real baby essential. Having the opportunity to meet other moms, share in your struggles and joys of being a new mom, or a new mom again and forming friendships that go well beyond the classes and events is really what helps to get us all through.