Is it okay to buy used baby items?!?

Such as a used bassinet or crib? I'm expecting &; my friend had 5 kids and says she is done having babies. and she still has baby stuff and is willing to give them to me for I don't have to go out and buy it really expensive. Is it okay to use a used infant bassinet or crib? I'm so nervous about the... show more Such as a used bassinet or crib?
I'm expecting &; my friend had 5 kids and says she is done having babies. and she still has baby stuff and is willing to give them to me for I don't have to go out and buy it really expensive.
Is it okay to use a used infant bassinet or crib?
I'm so nervous about the bassinet cause they say infants use it for only three months &; I'd need him/her to use it longer!?
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