In my experience you can never be fully prepared for the arrival of your little one. Pretty as a princess was launched to give new parents useful information on how to prepare for their new arrival, what they should have on hand when the baby arrives.
Preparing for a baby doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. TV advertisements and clever marketing by the retailers will tell you that you need to spend a fortune in preparation for your newborn’s arrival, but it’s simply not true. Do resist the urge to go out and spend a lot of money on the baby as soon as you find out you’re pregnant, wait till you have a baby shower as you’ll receive baby clothes and all the little items you’ll need.
As a parent myself, I know that most parent want their baby to look stylish and pretty, but try to resist the temptation to buy too much as babies grow very quickly in the first year. When shopping for baby clothes choose items with maximum comfort, least restriction, washable and do not require ironing. You will also need to take into account the weather while shopping for your newborn. If this is your first baby you will probably have difficult to know what are the essentials that you will need, as there is so much on the market, click here for a list of essential items you need to welcome your newborn-baby-to-be.
Our experience shows that activities like preparing space in your home for a nursery, buying baby clothes and getting the necessary equipment will make the baby’s impending arrival more real for you. It’s vital to register for prenatal classes early in your pregnancy through your doctor, as this will provide good opportunities to talk with other expectant parents and share your view and concern.