Pregnancy is an expensive affair.Find tips on smart budgeting.Planning your maternity expenses, smart buying and budgeting for baby.Deciding to have a baby is a huge responsibility – personally and financially. Yes, having a baby means that you will have to make a considerable financial commitment but with a little planning, you can help reduce the stress on yourself and your partner. The costs will start adding up right from your first pregnancy test and there is no way to determine the exact amount involved as there are many varying factors to take into account. There are however, some basics that you can keep in mind to develop estimates based on your local city costs and your personal lifestyle.
Tuesday, 16 January 2018
Now that you have a rough idea of how much your pregnancy will cost, you can plan ahead and think of ways in which to save some money without compromising on your baby’s comfort and well being.Grab a pen and notebook and write down every single rupee that you spend for a whole month. Include all expenditures big and small, right from a pack of chewing gum to house rent. Once you have taken stock for a whole month, do a complete study to understand where your money is going. Where can you save?
While buying for your baby,especially if you plan on working with a budget,it is advisable to ask yourself what is really essential for the baby. In today’s world, clever marketing will try to convince you to buy all kinds of fancy equipment for your baby but remember, this will only leave a hole in your pocket.Nothing is more valuable than the care, attention and love that you lavish on your child.That said, you can figure out what exactly your baby needs.
Tuesday, 9 January 2018
Once the news of pregnancy is broken, invariably, the father-to-be fades into oblivion, with the expectant mother getting all the attention and priority. While she occupies center-stage with the entire family fussing over her, there’s a lot you could also do – probably occupying ‘backstage’. The support you offer, and the extra care you give, can help your partner sail through the 9 months as also ensure a safe pregnancy.
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