Study Says THESE 10 Baby Items Are Most Useful For New Parents

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If you're going to spend, spend it on this.

For many new parents, having their first baby is one of the most exciting moments of their lives. But excitement can also cause panic and worry in the midst of making sure their little bundle of treasure has everything he or she needs. 

Which brings up another damper: cost.

When you are expecting, deciding which products to buy is one of many big and costly decisions you need to make,” said Richard Headland, editor of Which? magazine in the U.K.

In the U.S., an average middle-income family spends around $12,000 for the first baby year, according to It increases to $12,500 by the time your baby turns two.

To help you avoid bankruptcy from the arrival of a new baby, Which? asked 2,000 parents and came up with this list of the 10 most useful and 10 least useful items for your new baby:


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