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Having a baby?
It's natural to be excited about the birth of a child, and it's a good idea to be financially prepared too. That means starting from scratch in many areas such as furniture, strollers and cribs. Back to top Births Maternity and paternity rights. Login with social profile. The Finnish practice of sending mothers home with a simple starter box that can double as a baby bed shows that many of the thousands of dollars spent on our children's first years are more for our status than their well-being.
Review the following checklist to determine your priorities and begin budgeting:. Mint Mobile Review: Blankets and linen: That Pinterest-perfect white sheepskin rug might not seem like such a great idea after your newborn has spit up on it.
Of course, no need to worry about this till they sleep through the night. In that situation, some things like a breastfeeding pillow, burp cloths and possibly a cape are more than enough.
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Protecting your home and family with the right insurance policies. Raising your child on a budget The more you earn, the more likely you are to spend more on your children.
Have a date night with your wife, twice per month minimum, weekly if possible. Does the fact that it can be expensive give us pause about becoming parents?
Prenatal vitamins: Login Advisor Login Newsletters. This will cost between R30-50 per month, but you can use a clean wet face cloth in place of the wipes. Financial Planning Financial Planner: Baby Toddler Parenting Polls. More to Explore.