Get a group of mamas together, like we do every week at Baby Basics, and you'll have a room full of chatter and opinions. So when the topic turned to Baby Essentials at our most recent every little step baby basics with walmart.ca, we had lots of thoughts on what items were Essential for baby. Or rather what items were NOT essential. Many mamas never swaddled, some babies hated the swing others never used their crib. But there was a consensus on these three items we never used with baby
1. Scratch Mittens. As adorable as they might be these little mittens are always more trouble than they are worth!
Essential alternative: baby nail clippers – keep baby from scratching themselves by keeping nails short
Essential alternative: Sleep Sheep – a stuffed animal with a built in white noise machine
Essential alternative: footed sleepers or non slip shoes like robeez