NEWBORN MUST-HAVES + REGRETS! | Natalie Bennett

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  • Published: 17 June 2017
  • TODAY I SHARE WITH YOU MY NEWBORN MUST-HAVES and PURCHASE REGRETS! Please take a look at the safe sleep standards posted by the American Academy of Pediatrics. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2016/10/20/peds.2016-2938 speak with your doctor about the safest option for YOUR baby before buying and using anything I mention in today's video. I'm sharing my experience, not giving advice medical or otherwise.
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    DockATot: http://bit.ly/2rAl1rL
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    Soothie Pacifier: http://amzn.to/2sBYWsY


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  • Happily Ever James
    Happily Ever James  10 hours back

    Our lil man is 4 months. I’m still taking tips! Thanks for everything! Love your channel & energy!

    • lmdavtube
      lmdavtube  1 days back

      those muslin blankets were wayyyy too small for my baby, I preferred the swaddlers !

      • Ashley Keirsey
        Ashley Keirsey  2 days back

        You really remind me of April Kepner!!

        • Amanda Witherspoon
          Amanda Witherspoon  3 days back

          One product that I really loved was a wipe warmer. At night when you change them, they will wake up a lot more if you put a cold wipe on that warm little butt. With warm wipes, most of the time I can change them without waking them up.

          • Marybell and Life
            Marybell and Life  3 days back

            I'm super excited to try some of these! Mama to be October 2019💜🥰 first baby girl!

            • LUGEMWA PATRICK PATRICK

              Wow this is very helpful
              Thank you very much

              • Yesenia Galvan
                Yesenia Galvan  3 days back

                Yes I used some of these items as well, those first three months go by so fast! but anything that will make our lives easier is a must have essential in my mind! thank you for sharing these

                • SincerelyTrinice _
                  SincerelyTrinice _  1 weeks back

                  Good tip on the sleepers, except I would opt for the zip up ones! So much easierrr

                  • Monica Michel
                    Monica Michel  1 weeks back

                    Um... I think nursing covers are def necessary I know from my experience after breastfeeding my son for a year and half he started pushing and kicking while eating (basically moving a lot) so if I didn’t have the nursing cover that locks around the neck I’m sure the cover would’ve fell off every time.

                    • Phenomenal Woman
                      Phenomenal Woman  2 weeks back

                      FINALLY someone who doesn’t talk like a Kardashian!!!! I’m gonna give you a thumb up just for that. Thank you.

                      • Courtney R
                        Courtney R  2 weeks back

                        Your voice is literally so soothing lol but great video especially since my baby is due next week and trying to get as much info as possible. Skipped purchasing a lot of "fancy" items. The one I did splurge on was the halo bassinett since it was recommended to me since I'm having a c section. We'll see how it goes. Love the idea about the cloth diapers and have added those to my list. Never would have thought of it so thank you!

                        • Sefora Saraiva
                          Sefora Saraiva  2 weeks back

                          My son is 7 years old and now I’m pregnant again. In 7 years many things changed!

                          • Erin Rose
                            Erin Rose  2 weeks back

                            UGHH THANK YOU FOR THIS VIDEO I NEEDED IT. idk what to do since im only 16

                            • Rebecca Patton
                              Rebecca Patton  2 weeks back

                              Mom of 3- totally agree with you on all of these- especially the cloth diapers! We CD and use disposables and having cloth on hand is so great- I even use them for household cleaning haha. Great video!

                              • Sorora
                                Sorora  2 weeks back

                                Does anyone else think she looks like a real life Belle from beauty and the beast?

                              • billybrooks1
                                billybrooks1  3 weeks back

                                I regret using anything designed to have a baby on it's back. Newborns should be in their tummies til their heads have hardened enough not to flatten them by being in their backs 2 much..

                                • Holographic Multiverse
                                  Holographic Multiverse  3 weeks back

                                  I use nothing. They lived in my arms 24/7 until they turned 10

                                  • Lourdes Billa
                                    Lourdes Billa  3 weeks back

                                    I’m expecting my first boy in February and let me tell you I live for these mommy vlogs😩❤️

                                    • alexandria ingram
                                      alexandria ingram  3 weeks back

                                      Love this video ❤️

                                      • G. C.
                                        G. C.  4 weeks back

                                        I'm interested in that big flower bather. Yall think it would work in a big open sink rather the one that's divided like hers?

                                        • the dying unicorn
                                          the dying unicorn  2 weeks back

                                          G. C. Haven’t tried it personally but have heard people complaining about it not being useful in larger sinks since you’re required to hold baby with one hand and try to wash with the other and it’s more difficult than using it in a divided sink where the baby has more support from the sink itself.
                                          Also heard a lot of people complaining about it taking FOREVER to fully dry and it getting cold during bathing.

                                      • cris managbanag
                                        cris managbanag  1 months back

                                        🤦‍♀️ I wish I knew your tips beforehand

                                        • Omar Aranda
                                          Omar Aranda  1 months back

                                          Not all us have a big sink janett😭😭

                                          • Amy Francesca
                                            Amy Francesca  1 months back

                                            THANK YOU!!! We had a "co-sleeper", and it was anything but. It was great for keeping diapers and wipes right next to the bed for night changings! 😂

                                            I am definitely looking into that Dock a Tot this time around!

                                            • Amy Francesca
                                              Amy Francesca  1 months back

                                              I disagree with the swaddlers, but that's because after several kids, I STILL could not swaddle with a blanket to save my life.

                                              • Carole Smith
                                                Carole Smith  1 months back

                                                A bassinet in arms reach of the bed is great if your newborn spits up a lot.  When they start crying in the night you can reach your hand in and feel around for spitup without getting up or turning the lights on.  No spit, then you can roll over till feeding time.  Nothing is worse than getting up out of the bed 20 times cause they might have spat up again.

                                                • Sheldon Moody
                                                  Sheldon Moody  1 months back

                                                  You've just sold me on a dockatot!

                                                  • Daniela Lopez
                                                    Daniela Lopez  2 months back

                                                    Great video thank you

                                                    • Sticki Piggi’s
                                                      Sticki Piggi’s  2 months back

                                                      We can definitely help with one of the must haves! Great Video.

                                                      • Miguel Angel Rangel
                                                        Miguel Angel Rangel  2 months back

                                                        Don't mind me, just a 19 year old in search for knowledge

                                                        • Sadaf Javed
                                                          Sadaf Javed  2 months back

                                                          Ur babyyyy is adorable😍😍

                                                          • kmad417
                                                            kmad417  2 months back

                                                            My grandmom has been using cloth diapers as burp clothes since she had my aunt and my family doesnt buy anything else. Also thank you for this video. I'm pregnant with my 3rd and found some of this very useful.

                                                            • Winter Mobley
                                                              Winter Mobley  2 months back

                                                              Thank you so much for this video. We have already had our baby shower but several of the things we planned on buying ourselves you have helped me change my mind😊

                                                              • Ren
                                                                Ren  2 months back

                                                                You said disposable diapers are easy, and it reminded me about something I learned called "elimination communication" a lot of moms I follow on instagram say that it has changed their lives and made pottying so much easier. I think its super cool and worth checking out :) Thanks for your video!

                                                                • Sabrina Osborne
                                                                  Sabrina Osborne  2 months back

                                                                  Having my second baby girl August 23 . thanks for sharing the video !

                                                                  • squad levi
                                                                    squad levi  2 months back

                                                                    I’m expecting and this was so helpful! I’ll definitely be purchasing a blooming bath, ☺️

                                                                    • Narutoprincess101
                                                                      Narutoprincess101  2 months back

                                                                      Aren't stuffed animals considered to be dangerous for newborns anyway?

                                                                      • ThermalViolet
                                                                        ThermalViolet  2 months back

                                                                        You don't actually really need to bathe newborns! Did you look into that very much? They don't really get dirty so there's not a lot of need to wash them very often :) I'm not planning to really do that. When they're toddlers I'm going to bathe them in the tub when they're genuinely dirty (you can see dirt lol) but excessive washing is getting to be more mainstream known as something we don't need to do! Unfortunately do to my own health needs I can't do cosleeping but as long as you're in the same room or very close by it's not a huge issue. There's still loads of other time to wear them for naps or have lots of skin to skin or other bonding time!

                                                                        • Natalie Bennett
                                                                          Natalie Bennett   2 months back

                                                                          I've done lots of research about bathing babies. My newborns take a bath about once or twice a month 😊

                                                                      • Marjorie Salo
                                                                        Marjorie Salo  2 months back

                                                                        I regret getting a changing table I used it maybe 5 times...

                                                                        • Madison Wallace
                                                                          Madison Wallace  2 months back

                                                                          with the wubanub i completely agree. my little cousin has used his from about a year old until now (2 1/2). but before he hates it because it got in the way.

                                                                          • Anisa’s Squad
                                                                            Anisa’s Squad  2 months back

                                                                            Muslin swaddlers you said Muslim swaddlers lol

                                                                            • Curious Couple Travels
                                                                              Curious Couple Travels  2 months back

                                                                              Just found this video, super useful. Thanks for sharing! Can't wait for our baby.😍

                                                                              • Kemarie Bug
                                                                                Kemarie Bug  2 months back

                                                                                I'm the queen of the swaddle and I don't even have kids. I'm so good at it and getting kids to sleep that I've done it for tired friends who are new parents.

                                                                                • QueenMeMe White
                                                                                  QueenMeMe White  2 months back

                                                                                  I hate when family seem so excited 4 u 2 have a bby...but then when u find out u preggo & tell them they excited want 2 help make a registry but never contributed anything & time is near end & registry been made. If any angels out there feeling generous please help a single mother get ready 4 her bbygirl.. Beyond stressed. Hi friends and family!

                                                                                  Im expecting a very special delivery! Want to help me prepare? Please check out my princess registry to see what i need.


                                                                                  https://www.walmart.com/registry/baby/ccdefbfa-c7e4-4a40-820c-36060c5f1fff/view

                                                                                  • Kirstin Kyle
                                                                                    Kirstin Kyle  2 months back

                                                                                    Help! What brand of cloth diapers do you use for your burp cloths? I'm on Amazon and can't figure out which ones to buy.

                                                                                    • Melinda Allen
                                                                                      Melinda Allen  3 months back

                                                                                      Our must have is newborn / 0-3 month pajamas with feet and mitten sleeves. All our babies scratched at their face and with these all in one pjs we never had to keep track of tiny socks or mittens . Our second must have is the Aiden and Anias snap swaddles ;)

                                                                                      • KARIMI
                                                                                        KARIMI  3 months back

                                                                                        I am literally watching this and updating my amazon registry!. Thank you

                                                                                        • Breanna McCaw
                                                                                          Breanna McCaw  3 months back

                                                                                          Velcro swaddles were so convenient with my daughter but every baby’s different🤷🏼‍♀️

                                                                                          • samantha narey
                                                                                            samantha narey  3 months back

                                                                                            Breanna McCaw same here! It was a game changer for my lil boy

                                                                                        • Christina Van Der Walt
                                                                                          Christina Van Der Walt  3 months back

                                                                                          THANK YOU FINALLY one person that I can watch, why you ask? BECAUSE se doesn't take the Name of the Lord in Vain