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When should I start shopping for my baby?


Thx in advance!
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Any time you want! I might save some of the bigger stuff for later, especially if you are having a shower.
But you can not buy enough diapers or wipes. And it's always fun to buy clothes! I'd say go for it girl!  
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Thx. What do u mean by big stuff? Crib? I need a car seat in order to leave the hospital?
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How far on are you? I started buying stuff after my 13 week scan like nappies, wipes, steriliser etc. The bigger stuff we waited til after the 20 week scan. I'm now 36 weeks and we think we have everything x
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What is bigger stuff? I am 4 months.
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Bigger stuff like the cot, the pram etc. We bought the Moses basket at 32 weeks as it'll be sleeping in our room the first 6 weeks or so, and just waiting on our cot being delivered next week. The pram / travel system my mum bought for us at 29 weeks but onky because I had a labour scare and we thought we ought to get it asap. Clothes wise, we been buying stuff every pay day since our 13 week scan x
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I mean the crib, stroller, swing, ect. Sometimes people will go in on a present for your baby shower.  That's where i got a lot of the more expensive stuff.  That or gift cards to use toward more expensive stuff.  But you'll definitely want a car seat so just get what your comfortable with. We went with all gender neural (except clothes) because i knew we were going to have more.  Also look for codes on line for free nursing cover it car
Seat cover.  Also check with your insurance about covering a breast pump if you plan to breastfeed.  Lots of ways to get deals on stuff if you do a little research.  :) babies are expensive do it doesn't hurt
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to be frugal.
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If you.live in the states 90% of the time you wont be able to leave without a car seat you can go shopping any time you want but i found it hard to get excited enough to buy something til we knew the sex of the baby now EVERYTHING is so cute lol
Im.waiting to see what i get at the shower to buy things but we already have the bassinet and some baby clothes couple of binkies bottles my mom is getting the car seat stroller set if you're thinking its too soon to start buying work on your baby registry youd be surprised how early everyone asks about where your registered lol
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Thx everyone
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