A baby keepsake book is a very special way to remember those special moments of your baby’s life.
Right now you may think that you will never forget when they had that first smile or when the first tooth peeked through. But trust me, over time, it is easy to forget these precious details.
Having a baby memory book is a fun and easy way to always remember the special moments of your baby’s life.
Whether you buy a pre-made scrapbook or do a digital scrapbook or make your own unique baby book – your baby will eventually grow up and treasure looking through the memories you recorded.
What is the best baby memory book to use?
There are a variety of ways to make a baby book. If you are into scrapbooking you can easily find lots of ideas online for making your own.
But most of us like things a bit simpler. So, you can buy one that you fill in as events happen. There are many choices of baby keepsake/ memory books for girls or for boys or if you prefer, more neutral choices.
Some baby keepsake books are for the first year only and some are for baby’s first five years.
Another nice option to consider is a baby memory box. Some have this along with a memory book and some use this by itself. These are great for storing mementos that are special but won’t fit inside a book – hospital bracelets, a special item of clothing, etc.
The best baby memory book is the one that you pick and you use. Don’t let it sit there thinking you will fill it in later. Enjoy each moment with your baby and take the time to record it while it is fresh in your mind. An empty book is not a good thing.
Some things to include in your baby keepsake book:
If you are making your own book, you may want to make sure you include some or all of the following ideas.
1. ALL ABOUT YOUR BABY’S DAY OF BIRTH:
- Height, weight and time of birth
- Actual “due date” – late, early, on time?
- Name of doctor, nurse, midwife
- Names of those witnessing the birth
- Babies hand and foot prints
2. SPECIAL DAYS FOR BABY:
- Baptism / Dedication
- First time rolled over
- First smile
- First time sitting up by self
- First time to taste solid food
- First time to crawl
- First step
- First tooth
- First haircut
3. HOLIDAYS WITH BABY
- Favorite blanket
- Favorite music
- Favorite toy
- Favorite food
It really does not matter what keepsake memory book you choose, it will become a very precious thing that you will treasure for years to come.
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