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5 Favorite {Affordable} Baby Products

It seems like everyone I know is pregnant. Okay, maybe that is an overstatement...but seriously - my sister, my sister-in-law (brother's wife), my husband's step-sister and multiple friends. So, in the spirit of 'babies babies babies", I am going to share some of my favorite baby items! They are must haves in my book!

1. Nursing Cover from Udder Covers. I have used a few other nursing covers but these are by far my favorite. I do not always cover, and certainly do not believe that women have to cover (and sometimes baby just will not cooperate!)...but there are times when I am personally more comfortable covering - and I turn to the udder cover. If you hop over to their site and use the promo code "FREE", all you have to pay is $12 for shipping.

(excuse the wrinkled-ness - oops!)

2. Woven Wrap from Li'l Peeper Keepers. I love baby-wearing, and these wraps are absolutely wonderful. I also love supporting other mamas! There are so many ways to wear a woven wrap (and tons of youtube tutorials!). Woven wraps are the most versatile, as they can be worn from infancy through toddlerhood. It will make your life so much easier - especially in those early months or when you need your hands free! Li'l Peeper Keepers wraps are also very affordable, especially in comparison to other popular wraps on the market. This mama carries ring slings and some other products as well - check her out!


3. Coconut Oil by Health From the Sun. This is absolutely my FAVORITE product ever. We use coconut oil for everything in our house. But it is wonderfully useful for babies > Diaper rash. Sore nipples. Baby acne. Cradle cap. Eczema. Dry skin. You can use this for all skin problems, rashes, etc. It is all natural, organic, safe...and it lasts forever!

(can you tell it gets a lot of use?!?)

4. Cloth Diapers from Kawaii Baby Diapers. Yes. I am one of those crazy cloth diapering mamas. I am mildly obsessed - but for good reason! They are economical & just darn cute. Kawaii all in one (AIO) pocket diapers come with 2 inserts. I also use cloth wipes (flannel) with a spray bottle (warm water and guess what - coconut oil!). I make my own laundry detergent and we try to hang on the line whenever possible. Order a few and give them a try. My husband and I calculated that within three months, we had recovered our cost and were saving money on diapers! Kawaii is based out of Canada, has quality products and a pretty fast turn around (in comparison to their Asian counterparts). If you spend over $80, shipping is free!


5. Hyland's Teething Tablets. These are simply a life saver during the months (& months!) of teething. I have early teethers (my son got his first tooth at 3 months)...and once they start they seem to never stop. Hyland's Teething Tablets are great. They are homeopathic and completely safe for baby - no scary ingredients (like other teething products). You can pick them up at your local pharmacy or supermaket.

*These are my opinions on these products. I did not receive anything in return for my reviews. 

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