Having a Baby During Recession
Your baby is precious, but he/she can be very expensive at
the same time!
Yes, it is of no doubt that the greatest gift a married couple
is their bundle of joy (baby). And yes, you should welcome your
baby as a
meaningful gift that cannot be measured by money.
Let’s face it, this time around of 2011-12 economic downturn,
parents-to-be are facing budget challenges to decide on whether
now is the right time to have a baby. For those who already have one/few,
it is high
time to cut down on expenses or planning the budget wisely.
can be very challenging financially but it does not mean that
stop the arrival of your happiness.
Here are some tips on what you can spend your money wisely and survive
during recession when you have a baby this time around.
Try making baby food. Yes, it is convenient to feed your baby
food that are sold in the market - they are added with the important
nutrients a baby needs. But for added and cheaper value, why
also include pumpkin, sweet potato, yam and avocado into the
are not only nutritious but also cheap at the same time.
Pregnancy involves a huge change to not only your emotions but
physical outlook. A pregnant lady needs to buy clothes that
suitable for their body. Want to save money on clothing? Buy
now and you
can reuse your clothes if you have more than a baby. If not, you can
always borrow from your friends or family who are still keeping their
Use cloth diapers instead of disposable diapers. You can save a
using this environment friendly cloth diapers. At the same time,
will feel more comfortable too. The only disadvantage of using cloth
diapers is you need to be more hard-working in doing laundry!
It is a well known fact that breastfeeding is beneficial for
your baby. It
is always the healthiest choice compared with infant milk
milk is nature’s perfect baby food that is rich in nutrients.
Did you know
also that by breastfeeding, you are actually helping to create a
bond between you and your baby? Hey, breastfeeding can burn
so you can lose pounds faster than if you use bottle feeding!
first six months, breastfeed your baby if you can instead
on baby formulas.