A Crunchy Baby Registry: Bedding

A Crunchy Baby Registry - Bedding: 34 Things You NEED (or should make) Before Baby Comes from The More With Less Mom. Baby supply list for frugal moms, hippies, poor people, and mothers of oopsies.

A Crunchy Baby Registry – Bedding: things you NEED (or should make) before baby comes. An alternative baby supply list for frugal moms, hippies, poor people, and mothers of oopsies.

Receiving blankets

Receiving blankets, welcome to my baby supply list for frugal moms

Used for a burping cloth, swaddling, warmth, changing diapers in weird places, shade, nursing cover… You need a bunch of these. When I had kid #1 there were tons of these in thrift stores, but for kid #4 I couldn’t find any at yard sales or thrift stores (one of the drawbacks of a May baby is few yard sales). I just got a nice sheet with clouds on it at the thrift store and cut it up.

(http://wendigratz.blogspot.com/2011/05/free-sewing-pattern-receiving-blanket.html or http://www.pieceandquilt.com/2009/06/self-binding-receiving-blanket-tutorial.html)

Waterproof fitted mattress pad

You can get a giant waterproof flannel pad for your bed, but I found that these slid around under my sheets and bunched up and make me crazy. When you’re leaking from the bottom and the top, and so is the kid, your will be grateful for this. I keep a towel under us for the first month at least, as well as this pad.


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In this series: A Crunchy Baby Registry ~ Bathing ~ Bedding ~ Clothing ~ Diapering ~ Feeding ~ Nursery ~ Play ~ Safety ~ Travel ~ Other Stuff

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Receiving blanket: Bubble Cakes Baby Blankets

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