Babies can be expensive and as parents we're always looking for ways to save money on the baby goods we...
Babies can be expensive and as parents we're always looking for ways to save money on the baby goods we need. However, there are some baby bargains you should never go for. Following are some ways to cut costs that are not a good idea. Give your baby adult medicine: Baby cold medicine and fever medicine is not cheap, but if you give your baby a dose of your adult pain or cold medicine it could kill him. Adult medicine, even when diluted, even when given in a smaller dose is NEVER ok for your baby. If you can't afford the baby medicine you need, try buying a store brand baby med vs. name brand or learn about where to get low cost health services for your baby. Don't add more water than directed to formula: Formula is a major baby expense so I highly suggest breast feeding. However, if you do formula feed, cutting it down with extra water to stretch the can of formula can cause baby malnutrition and water intoxication, a condition that can cause seizures, coma, and even death. When liquid concentrated or powdered formula, always follow the container label directions exactly. Don't buy a used car seat: Used car seats may have been in an accident and once a car seat is in an accident it's not recommended for use anymore. This is one baby item you should plan on splurging on. There are many other, far better and safer ways to save money on baby goods, such as...

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