Prepare a bottle in 3 easy steps! Feed baby in less than 30 seconds.

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Making a fresh bottle every time you feed your baby is very time consuming and scary, especially when you have a hungry, screaming baby in the house! Use this cheap $5 solution to this problem.  It’s essential that you measure the milk powder and water accurately. If the feed is too weak, your baby will be hungry and won’t put on weight. If the feed is too strong, your baby will become very thirsty and dehydrated. So take your time, measure everything carefully, and once you’ve made up a few feeds, you’ll find it becomes second nature.

Follow these 3 easy steps so you can prepare a bottle in 30 seconds!

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Diaper Pail – Which one is the best?

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Diaper Pail Line Up (from left to right): Safety 1st Simple Step, Diaper Dekor Plus, Diaper Genie Elite, Diaper Genie Essentials, Munchkin Arm & Hammer Diaper Pail, Diaper Champ Credit: BabyGearLab Staff

One thing that every new parent quickly becomes familiar with is changing diapers. Which of course leads naturally to the question, “where do I put this poopy-diaper?”

Pleasantly, until your little newborn pooper starts eating solid foods (typically at 4-6 months age), the stink-factor remains relatively mild. But, a new dawn arrives when junior starts eating solids and suddenly what was a mild smell issue at the diaper changing table becomes a full-on stink-a-torium.

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Pack n Play Playards – My Recommendation of the best features

Why Pack ‘n Play?

If you are constantly moving due to jobs or live in a rental home or need a smalPlayard-Iconler sleeping space for the baby in a different room, a Pack ‘n Play or Playard is your best answer. It combines the sleeping and play area for the baby, and comes with many more features to take of the baby, like the diaper changing area and music and vibration unit.


My recommendation:

Graco Pack ‘n Play® Playard with Cuddle Cove™ Rocking Seat


Main Features:

Here are the main features of the Graco Playard.

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How many Diapers will I need for my Newborn?

Newborn:Diapers.IconIn the first couple of months, you may find yourself changing diapers up to 10 times in 24 hours. Diapers should be changed whenever they are wet or soiled. Your baby will often (but not always) let you know. With a super-absorbent disposable diapers, you can tell if it’s wet by feeling for lumps in the absorbent material.

Here are some common times for changing diapers:

  • Right before or right after every feeding
  • After every bowel movement
  • Before bedtime
  • When your baby wakes up
  • When you go out with your baby
  • If none of the above events happened, change every 3 hours.

 

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