when did you start to buy stuff?
Nov 29, 2007 9:37AM
when did you start to buy baby things?
i so want to start buying things? im 8 weeks tomorrow and ive had my dating scan and all is healthy!
should i wait or start to buy?
Nov 29, 2007 6:11AM
Hi, i waited until 12 weeks before buying anything and when I did start buying stuff it was only little things like vests, sleepsuits, hats and scratch mittens. Once I had my 20 week scan I went mad with shopping for baby things
Nov 29, 2007 6:13AM
This is really down to how you feel, most people will say wait till at least 12 wks when the risk of mc has passed but others would rather wait till they were about 20 wks or so. Ive started buying from the day after pregnancy test confirmed i was pregnant with all mine! lol. Im just so excited and cant wait. xx
Nov 29, 2007 6:14AM
I haven't bought anything, but I know my oh's mum and my nan have and I was really annoyed! Actually I did buy some furry baby socks (ridiculous, I know as my baby is due in the spring) but that's it lol. I was thinking of buying things after my 20 week scan but now I'm thinking I want to be at least 30 weeks before we buy anything big. That way we can buy things in the January sales hehe.
Nov 29, 2007 6:15AM
well im not buyin any big things yet! my dads buyin all that 4 me! i just compared some prices and i priced babies r us and mothercare and it was 70 pound cheaper to get all what i need from babies r us! and was less than 500 pound!
Nov 29, 2007 7:42AM
i dont think im gunna b able 2 wait until im 12 weeks lol i know itss only 4 weeks away
Nov 29, 2007 7:47AM
well we didn't get anything till about 23/24 weeks - not cos of any superstitions or worries just cos we didn't have anywhere to store anything and couldn't really be bothered with it all!!!
we got the room for the baby sorted first so that then we had somewhere to put things! Even now (33+3) we haven't got any clothes, toiletries or toys!!!! HAVE got furniture, buggy, all nursery stuff and car seat!
Nov 29, 2007 8:09AM
ive already got my push chair my mate had two bought 4 her so i bought it off her 4 cheap lol so i guess ive already started
Nov 29, 2007 8:12AM
i brought loads of bits off a car boot sale the weekend after finding out. we only went to look and ended up with a boot full (??200 worth for ??20 lol BONUS!!!!!)
Nov 29, 2007 8:14AM
lol thats the way lol! think im gunna buy bits on friday 4 my lil buba
Nov 29, 2007 8:20AM
I started buying stuff at about 12 weeks..
Onli little baby gros and vests though..Nothing else.
When i found out iwas havng a girl at 21 weeks scan..I brought loads.
I diddnt buy my buggy and carseat and moses basket and all the big stuff till about 27 weeks onwards.
And i wouldnt even take the buggy or crseat or moses basket into my own house untill i was over 29 weeks..
Just superstitious !!!
I now have bbrought EVERYTHING..and have actullaly brought to many clothes
Just got money paid into bank though..So im off out to buy last little baby bits before i cant get out anymore haha!
Ill end up buying a hell of a lot more clothes and toys before Baby girl is born though i bet!
33 + 6 x
Nov 29, 2007 8:25AM
btw its the only baby shopping we done none since. (lack of space) the baby has its own suitcase though a pooh bear one lol cute
Nov 29, 2007 8:27AM
lol! i think that ur mad lol
Nov 29, 2007 8:29AM
I bought a baby record book and 2 baby grows after 12 week scan however We went baby shopping for all the "big things" straight after the 20 week scan and bought all of the nursery furniture, travel system (getting delivered in Jan) etc etc and we now just buy things as and when we see them and are in the process of stock piling nappies (i'm now 29+4) guess it's just personal preference when you decide to start buying everything.
Nov 29, 2007 8:44AM
lolits storing the baby clothes in a dust free environmentafter washing them all... mad yes but also sensible. plus it means by having its own suitcase i'm not raiding mine for a spare change of clothes or bib lol sensible again lol defo crazy but it has common sense in the craziness lol
Nov 29, 2007 8:46AM
lol! im gunna do exactly the same the lmao!
Nov 29, 2007 8:49AM
how do you know how many nappies you'll go through and what sizes rto get and how long before they grow out. i've started buying cotton wool and nappy sacks but not nappies....
Nov 29, 2007 8:53AM
id wait until youve had your baby to buy nappies you never know could be a tiny buba
Nov 29, 2007 8:59AM
lol i'll stick with cotton wool and suda cream and nappy sacks and stuff like that they will go in my lil weekend suit case lol so all kept together lol
Nov 29, 2007 9:02AM
are you decorateing for ur lo?
Nov 29, 2007 9:14AM
You can't leave all nappies till after birth as you WILL need some for the baby when in hospital!!! Just get some new born - they are fairly adjustable so don't worry too much about the size to begin with (well that's what I am doing anyway!!!!
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