Everyone has got a different take on shopping for a new tiny human when there really are just a few basics you’ll actually need to set you and your baby up for the best start to your parenting journey.
We’ve compiled the only Baby Nursery Checklist you’ll ever need to take the guesswork out of shopping for all the essentials. This is all you need before your bub turns your life upside down. In a good way!
Baby’s safety during shut eye is one of the most important aspects to tick off your list. There is a huge choice of options out there, so sit down with your partner and work out what works best for you among the many brands, options and solutions out there.
All you need to get started are:
You can get somewhat carried away with hygiene and bathing accessories that take up all the space and really are only practical for a very limited amount of time. So we’ve cut down that list for you and weeded out any of the non-essentials. Bye bye, baby bath! Because a regular bath works a treat.
Here’s how you get yourself a squeaky clean baby:
Taking your new baby places can be a logistical nightmare. But there are some baby essentials that can make a real difference to outings and turn them into a walk in the park.
Our 101 of baby logistics:
It’s tempting to go overboard while pregnant and stock up on cute dresses that never surface because they’re so impractical. And keep in mind that people love gifting cute baby clothes as a baby shower and newborn gift.
That’s why we recommend having a few basics on hand before your baby arrives and then sussing out what else you really need once babe’s here. Babies grow very quickly so will outgrow their newborn clothes surprisingly fast.
All your baby needs first up is:
As a new mum you’ll spend most of your time feeding your baby. They’re hungry. All the time. How you feed your newborn baby is entirely up to you. That’s why we’ve compiled the basics for bottle and breast feeding for you.
Give me the food, mumma:
Now that we’ve covered the bare essentials we move onto handy things to have that can make your life a little easier and #mumlife more manageable.
I’m all ears for options extras:
Of course needs and budgets are very different. That’s why we totally recommend working out what’s right for you.
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