I remember being totally enthralled with baby stuff when I was pregnant. The muslin blankets, the creams and oils, the diaper bag and grooming kit. How much of it did I use? Even having twins, we barely touched half of what we had.
The biggest thing I came to realize was that, while the physical items for baby and mama are great, the best items we received were practical. Pretty well everything, including sleeping, eating and going to the bathroom, becomes increasing difficult with a new baby. And adding in some plans and supports can help make these necessary tasks, easier to accomplish.
Read the full version here, up on the Love Child Organics blog.