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BABY GEAR ESSENTIALS

Today we are sharing a list of the must have baby gear essentials for first time parents.

New parents spend a lot of time trying to figure out what baby gear essentials they need to gather for the new baby. But what are the most essentials baby gear items you need for the baby? 

This is the list of essential gear you'll need when you bring your baby home and on through the first year.

MUST HAVE BABY GEAR ESSENTIALS

1.BOUNCER

When you bring the baby home from the hospital, having the baby sleep in a bassinet that's kept in your bedroom will make things so much easier for you. You'll be able to attend to her when she needs you and it will also give you the piece of mind knowing the baby is sleeping close by.

Here's a post with our picks for the best baby bassinets.


BEST BABY BASSINETS


2.CRIB

Once the baby is a few months old and thriving, you can transition the baby to her crib in the nursery. Here's a post with our picks for the best baby cribs.

BEST BABY CRIBS 2021


3.BOUNCER

After your partner goes back to work and the parents fly back home, you'll realize that fixing something to eat or even taking a shower might be hard while caring for the baby.

Having a bouncer allows you to take a few minutes to yourself. Here's a complete list of our picks for best baby bouncers.


4.CARRIER

A baby carrier will come in handy whether you need to vacuum the house, go grocery shopping or even when traveling. Besides, babies love being held that close to mom or dad.

If you are looking for the perfect baby carrier, here's a post with our picks for the Best Baby Carriers.

BEST BABY CARRIERS 2021


5.Car Seat

You'll need to have a car seat installed in the car before you can take the baby home from the hospital. Nothing is more important than baby's safety, so pick a car seat that meets all the safety standards as well as one that's easy to use.

Here's a roundup of our picks for the Best Baby Car Seats.

BEST CAR SEATS 2021


6.SOUND MACHINE

A sound machine like this one will help the baby have a restful night with its soothing sounds. 


7.Nursing Pillow

A good nursing pillow allows you to position the baby correctly as well as be in the best ergonomic position when breastfeeding the baby.

Here are our top picks for nursing pillows selected for their superb support.

BEST NURSING PILLOWS 2021


8.Baby Bath Tub

An infant tub will make baby's bath time safe and comfortable. For great tubs, here's a list of our picks for best bath tubs.

BEST BABY TUBS 2021


9.Baby Monitor

One of the most important baby gear essentials-a baby monitor gives you the confidence to leave your baby's side when she's sleeping, knowing you'll be alerted when she wakes up. When choosing a monitor there is a lot to consider from the range to picture quality and data encryption.

Here's a post with our picks for the best baby monitors and what you need know when choosing a baby monitor.

BEST BABY MONITORS 2021


10.HUMIDIFIER

A cool mist humidifier such as this one adds moisture to dry air and thus helps relieve issues with baby's sensitive skin as well as with congestion.

Here's a post with the must have essentials for baby bedtime.


BABY BEDTIME ESSENTIALS


11.Diaper Bag

You'll need a diaper bag with lots of compartments to carry the zillion things you'll need, when out and about with the baby. While there are so many beautiful and practical bags, here are some of our favorite diaper bags.


BEST DIAPER BAGS 2021


12.Bottle Warmer

Whether you are looking to warm up breast-milk or baby formula, a bottle warmer makes feedings a lot easier.

Read this post on bottle feeding essentials for more.


bottle feeding essentials


13.Stroller 

You'll need a stroller to transport your baby around. However, the type of stroller you choose will depend on your lifestyle and family needs.

There are many different types of strollers, each with unique features and capabilities. This detailed buyers guide on choosing a baby stroller will help you pick a stroller that is right for your family's needs. Also, read this post to find out about our picks for best strollers.


BEST CRIB MATRRESS 2021


14.High Chair

A high chair such as this Phil and Ted chair provides a comfortable and safe place for baby to sit during mealtimes. You can also take this chair with you when you travel.


15.Mattress

You'll need a good firm mattress to go in the baby's crib. Here's our detailed buyers guide on choosing the best crib mattress and here are our picks for best baby mattresses.

BEST CRIB MATTRESSES 2021


16.play mat

A play mat offers a place for baby to play and do tummy time while also helping develop gross and fine motor skills.

Here's all the baby play time essentials you'll need.

BABY PLAYTIME ESSENTIALS


17.NURSING CHAIR

You'll be spending a lot of time sitting on this chair, feeding the baby, comforting the baby or sometimes just watching the baby sleep. So invest in a chair that's comfortable to sit on.


18.PORTABLE CRIB

Whether you are going on vacation or going to spend the day at a friends house, take a portable crib. It is super easy to carry and provides a safe, comfortable place for baby to sleep, no matter where you are visiting.

Here's the other travel essentials you'll need for the baby.

BABY TRAVEL ESSENTIALS


We hope this list provides you some guidance as you start getting ready for your little once arrival! 


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