Baby products include such a wide range of items that their purchase can be overwhelming. For the newest of parents, it is wise to start off with contemporary books and advice related to baby needs. Those with previous children may be able to reuse some of the items they've had in the past.
However, it is important to research baby products to determine whether or not keeping them in the family is desirable. Obviously, items intended for disposability should not be handed down. Still, there are plenty of supply items available which pose less obvious risks.
For example, infant mattresses are baby products which deserve some extra consideration to the surprise of many. This is because a fresh and new mattress is associated with a reduced risk of SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Current theories suggest that a specific bacteria strain is linked to this occurrence. This is why taking extra sanitary precautions when it comes to mattresses and other bedding supplies is a helpful move.