Besides the more obvious needs that should be addressed such as baby clothes, various toys, a crib, all the various utensils for the baby’s bottles and other baby food accessories and a whole host of other connective items, there are also a lot of other issues to consider that may not be so obvious at the beginning.
Most couples tend to focus on the immediate needs of the intended baby and forget about all the other supporting elements that would eventually be needed.
Other needs that need equal if not more attention, would be elements such as a good pediatrician for the baby
, the unavoidable medical bills that would have to be part of the family budget, if there are pets would they be a treat to the new baby’s health
and well being, the
schedules both parties would have to adjust to, to ensure the new baby’s needs is well accommodated and possible medical situations the family may now have to consider is there are complications with the birth or the baby.
There are also other element such as the complete lifestyle
changes that would have to be made, vacations would now have to be designed around the baby’s needs, food habits and social habit would also probably have to be adjusted according to the new baby’s needs and a whole list of other changes that would simply be necessary to consider and make.