And that's it! I mean, fuzzy blankets and footie pajamas are really nice, and thank God for disposable diapers, but newborns don't need such things. Neither do they need that expensive teak crib, that silk-lined bouncy seat, or that clown suit from Gymboree. Such stuff is more for Mom, and she doesn't need it either. Turns out what Newly-Delivered Mom needs is Dad, rest, and someone to administer her Communion.
Oh, give me a break
All the stuff all the folk are trying to sell you is just a huge glob of gravy. Gravy is mighty tasty, but go easy on your checkbook and ladle as little as possible into your life. And remember, kids, don't drown your food.