Useless Crap Your Baby Doesn’t Need: 7 Items You Should Never Buy

As a new mom, I vowed not to buy unnecessary stuff for my baby…and then of course I couldn’t resist the fancy stroller and cute baby shoes. By the time I had my second child, I was a much savvier shopper. Because here’s the thing: Raising a baby is expensive — around $245,000 on average,  according a recent CNN report — and that doesn’t include all the pricey extras that you kid doesn’t need. Like those baby shoes. Click through for more stuff you shouldn’t waste your money on.

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