You probably use these baby essentials on a regular basis, but did you know all that they can do for you? We continued our chat about baby essentials this week at our Thursday mom and baby program in partnership with Walmart Canada. Its always great to hear moms sharing tips and tricks to help make life a little easier so we thought we'd share the best information we've heard.
1. The Real Reason There Are Envelope Folds On A Baby Onesie.
While most people assume that the design is to make it easier to go on and off over baby's head, they are really like that so that you can pull the oneside DOWN over baby's body after a nasty diaper blowout! So much better than having to pull a poop covered onesie over their head!
2. Use A Pacifier To Give Your Baby Medicine (photo credit).
Stick a medicine dropper through a cut pacifier!
3. Another Use For A Crib Sheet
Put a crib sheet over a pack and play when outside to protect from bugs (photo credit)!
4. Solve your own problems with diaper cream
Did you know that you can also use diaper cream for razor burn (works especially well in the bikini area), ingrown hairs, and chapped lips? It also can serve as protection for nicks and cuts if they are going to get wet during swimming or other activities. And if you're really stuck, it can be useful as underarm deodorant as its been knows to prevent sweat (which means it works on clammy hands too!)
5. What Can't You Use A Wipe For?
Moms love their wipes! But turns out that pretty much everyone can find a use for those things. Some of the most useful uses we know of are:
Thanks to all the moms who joined us at the Every Little Step Baby Basics program in partnership with Walmart Canada to talk about Baby Essentials. Walmart Canada makes life easier for parents by making online shopping a breeze with free shipping on any purchase and by carrying a wide variety of products for babies, toddlers and beyond. Thanks to Pampers, Baby Cargo and Tommee Tippee North America for providing additional gifts and prizes for moms to take home.