Ten Tips for Selecting Baby Equipment
Babies require a lot of equipment. Here are some tips to help determine what type of baby equipment you will need.
- If you drive, choosing an appropriate car seat is an essential part of your baby’s equipment. http://www.mysimon.com/Consumer-Reports-Car-Seats/4002-9375-6310830.html
- Another important piece of baby equipment is a high chair for feeding. http://blogs.consumerreports.org/baby/
- Some parents will want to add a bassinet to their baby’s equipment inventory. http://www.thenewparentsguide.com/baby-bassinets-1.htm
- Selecting a crib for a growing baby to sleep in is essential. http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/home/products_cribs.html
- Although it is a fairly large piece of equipment, babies can safely play or sleep in a “playpen” or “portable crib.” http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/home/products_playpens.html
- To hear baby from another room, many parents invest in equipment known as a “baby monitor.”
- To soothe an agitated baby or for the convenience of walking “hands free,” many caregivers add a baby sling or carrier to their equipment list. http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/travel/products_backpacks.html
- Your baby equipment will not be complete without a stroller that suits your baby’s size. http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/home/products_playpens.html
- Many parents add a changing table to their baby equipment list. http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/travel/products_changing_tables.html
- A “bouncy seat” is an alternative piece of equipment in which babies may play or feed.