Pregnancy Shopping Checklist for Third Trimester
As you reach the third trimester of pregnancy you must buy things that you will need post delivery. Pregnancy shopping checklist for third trimester must include the following:
Belly Support Band
In the last few months of pregnancy baby is positioned lower down. This puts pressure on the pregnant woman's pelvis. With belly support band you can alleviate your belly thus taking some pressure off it. It also helps to reduce abdominal, leg and back pain.
You shopping checklist must include all the things that aid feeding. Bibs, nursing pillow, nipple cream, bottle and bottle nipples are required soon after the baby arrives. In addition, if you are planning to breast feed your baby then make sure to buy nursing bras, nursing tops, nursing pads and a breast pump. Opt for bras with good support and make sure to keep them in your hospital bag.
Baby crib or bedding set is a must in your shopping checklist. Besides giving comfort to your baby, you can also use these bedding set to decor your nursery with creative themes.
Make sure to have stock of diaper. Whether you opt for cloth diapers or disposable diapers, you will need 10 to 12 diapers a day in the initial few weeks of pregnancy. You can even purchase a diaper carry bag to carry extra diapers while travelling. Diaper wipes, creams and petroleum jelly to prevent diaper rashes.
You can either buy special diaper disposable systems available in the market or can use regular garbage box to dispose them.
Bathtub for Baby
Pregnancy shopping checklist for third trimester must also include a baby bathtub. This will help you to keep your baby clean.
Another important thing to be included in pregnancy shopping checklist is baby carrier or baby sling. It is a soft pouch like seat that hold your baby close to your chest. Experts are of view that such close contact strengthens the bond between parent and the child.
Stroller is an important piece of baby gear. It is a great aid when you are going for a walk with your baby. Strollers are available in variety of colours and designs, you must pick the one that is safe for baby. For instance, stroller with locking wheels. If you mostly travel by car then your shopping checklist must also include car seat for baby.
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Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Sep 06, 2011
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