How to balance the expenses of the arrival of the baby
The arrival of the baby supposes a moment of enormous happiness for the parents and the incursion in a unique experience in the life of a person. But, to the total of the responsibilities as parents that a couple has, the problem of the new expenses that the birth of a son supposes, from the disburs
The arrival of the baby supposes a moment of enormous happiness for the parents and the incursion in a unique experience in the life of a person.
But, to the total of the responsibilities as parents that a couple has, the problem of the new expenses that the birth of a son supposes, from the disbursement in diapers to utensils like carts, cradles, etc., must be added, reason why it results fundamental una planning , especially with the current crisis that families live.Expenses in the arrival of the baby
Experts estimate that during the first year of the baby's life, the family economy invests approximately
6,000 euros in the upbringing and maintenance of the newborn. The basic products for the care of the baby and which require more expenditure are infantile equipment
, type of strollers, cradle and car seat, diapers and hygienic products, clothes and food. Once the child is growing,new investments su are added, for example in the passage from the cradle to their own room, child care, with babysitting or through day care, if both parents work.
How to save with the arrival of the baby It is clear that many utensils and cares that the small requiere requires are not substitutable pero, but if savings can be achieved to avoid that the economy of the family suffers difficulties.First, planning is important. Once the good news of pregnancy arrives, the baby's equipment can be purchased throughout pregnancy to avoid a "large outlay" just before birth.
You can also
borrow from family or friends, always checking, yes, the good condition and safety of cribs, trolleys, high chairs, etc. You can even use the material of other children in the case of not being new parents. Regarding clothes and other less expensive utensils such as bottles, toys, towels or sheets, you can alwaystake advantage of the gifts
that are usually made by those closest to you and thus save a bit on these needs, at least for the first few months. Save on food and diapers Diapers and formula milk represent a prolonged expense that can reach several years of the child's life. One way to avoid excessive disbursements is to buy these products in
large quantities to wholesalers or take advantage of coupons. They can also end up cheaper if they are purchased online. When the child starts with the
solid foods , parents can save by preparing their own pureed dishes and porridges, instead of always buying ready-prepared foods, usually more expensive. With a crusher or a blender and
food from the family menu
you can prepare healthy and inexpensive dishes for the baby, fulfilling, of course, the nutritional needs of the child in each age period. Patrícia García Herrero. Copywriter