How new parents spend over $4,000 on their first born – but, experts warn, bassinets and baby wipe warmers are a waste of money

How new parents spend over $4,000 on their first born – but, experts warn, bassinets and baby wipe warmers are a waste of money

11:56 PM on 3rd October 2011

Splashing out: According to new research, the average new mother and father spend $4,294 before the end of their child

Splashing out: According to new research, the average new mother and father spend $4,294 before the end of their child”s first year

Bassinets are among the items The Bump team believe parents can do without Baby food makers, while convenient, can cost hundreds of dollars

Unnecessary: Bassinets are among the items parents can do without, and baby food makers, while convenient, can cost hundreds of dollars

THE BUMP”S MOST UNNECESSARY BABY BUYS