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Trust me. You don’t need that for your baby


by Amanda Cassidy
20th Jun 2023

Push presents, baby moons, cribs that rotate, NAPPY BINS. As the list for what baby "needs" grows ever longer and more expensive, Amanda Cassidy speaks to parents about which gadgets they found best, and what they wish they'd never shelled out for at all.

“I drew a line at some kind of baby meditation class my cousin suggested we sign up for that cost 160 euro” Gail admits. The mother of five-month-old Charlie says that there is a certain type of FOMO when it comes to spending money on your baby. “We all want our kids to be smart, sleep better, be musical, be safe – but more and more I’m finding that companies are exploiting that, especially when...

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