Navigating the aisles of a baby superstore can be cumbersome for parents-to-be, but knowing which items to cut costs on and those to invest in makes the task less daunting. From a safe crib to a firm infant mattress, there are a few goodies that are worth spending the majority of your budget on. Check out our slideshow for lil's favorite splurge worthy baby basics.
First time mamas beware, swank kiddie boutiques and flashy advertising may beg you to buy only the best of everything for your babe, but the truth is you don't need it. There are some necessities that aren't worth dipping into the college fund for — think rhinestone pacis that end up on the floor! Check out our slideshow to see our five practical picks for best budget cuts!