Are you an expecting mother? Or are you already a parent? Are you a recent grandparent? Or maybe you are a trader and you want to know the current prices of baby things in the market. I can assure you that you are in the right place.
Now, when talking about baby things, there are numerous of them. We have clothes, diapers, food, cot, carriers, and many more of them. There is a need to have a reasonable budget and get these things ready before the due date.
This post, therefore, entails the necessary baby things for all moms, things to look out for when shopping for babies, their prices as well as where to get them.
What To Buy When Expecting a Baby?
Sometimes, it may get really confusing what to get when you are expecting a baby or even when you already have one. Many are not even sure what to pack in the baby bag when going for delivery. Many hospitals’ lists are usually way more than what is necessary.
12. Baby Journal – to record your journey as a new mum. (BUY NOW)
13. Breast Pump – You might want to pack a breast pump if you want to start pumping before you leave the hospital, or plan to be exclusive (pack bottles as well). (BUY NOW)
14. Extra Bag (You should be expecting gifts from friends and well-wishers, even in the hospital). (BUY NOW)
What To Pack For Baby
1. Babies Toiletries
3. Baby blanket
4. One outfit for the trip home
5. Hat to cover their head
6. Baby Carrier
7. Burp cloths
8. Nappies, wipes and Diaper cream
There are various baby things in the market. The food, clothes, baby carriers, baby cots, and many other things. Let’s look at them one after the other.
Prices of Baby Clothes in Nigeria
Baby clothes come in various forms based on gender although there are unisex baby clothes. For babies, their outfits depending on the weather. When shopping for a baby wardrobe, you need to get outfits that suit all weather. Short sleeves, long sleeves, sleeveless, Bodysuit, sleepsuit, socks, and clothing.
When shopping for clothes, always consider the baby’s growth so get a little big size especially for shoes because the comfort of the baby is necessary. It’s also essential to get these things in pairs.
Socks, sweaters, shawl, sleepwear, dresses, top, shorts, vest, and shirt should be made from light material, and nylons should be avoided to prevent suffocating the baby.
For babies aside from breastmilk, they take other food, and it depends on their age. For a baby of 0-3 months, their food is different from that of 3-6months, and it keeps going like that. There are various brands of baby food in Nigeria both locally made and imported ones.
Toys are very essential things for the baby as it helps in keeping them busy. There are different toys based on gender although there are toys that can be used by both genders. So as an expectant mom you can go for the unisex toys.
Listing all those things doesn’t mean you have to get all, there are some important ones to go for first. As a mother when shopping for your baby, you need to do the same for yourself as you both need it.
Now that you have a good understanding of the things to get for your baby and the prices, you are left with where to get them. Baby things are available across markets, online stores as well as baby shops across the country.