Managing Your Budget

Clothes

Baby Gro’s (pack of 3)
Bibs (pack of 4)
Body Suit (pack of 7)
Hat
Socks (pack of 5 pairs)
Pram Suit

£8
£5
£10
£5
£4
£15

Nappies

Washable (non disposable, one off payment)
Disposable (pack of 24)
Changing mat

Number of nappies a baby needs per day (UK average)
- New born needs 12 nappies per day
- 4-6 months old need 10 nappies per day
- 6-12 months old need 8 nappies per day

£45
£8
£7

Feeding

Breastfeeding (bra, pads)
Bottle starter set
Bottle steriliser set (one-off payment)
Formula milk

£25
£20
£25
£7

Sleeping

Cot (one-off payment)
Sheets and blankets (one-off payment)
Waterproof sheet (one-off payment)

£60
£15
£15

Bathing

Baby bath set (one-off payment)
Baby bubble bath
Baby shampoo
Baby lotion

£20
£3
£2
£2

Getting about

Pushchair (one –off payment)
Car seat (one –off payment)

£45
£45

Safety

Safety gate (one –off payment)
Baby monitor (one –off payment)
Socket covers (one –off payment)
Fire guard (one –off payment)

£25
£20
£4
£20

Average Day- To-Day Living Costs For One Week

Rent
Electricity/Gas/Water
Council Tax
Food
Transport
Cleaning/washing
Health care
Mobile phone
TV Licence

£90
£20
£15
£33
£10
£14
£6
£10
£3

Average Costs Of The “Little Extras”

Cinema
Bowling
Swimming
Take-way meal for 2
Meal at a cafe
Snack and sweets
Magazine

£12
£16
£3
£8
£10
£6
£3

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