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Do you need to stockpile before baby arrives?
As you get ready for the birth of your baby, there's so much to do from setting up the nursery, getting the baby gear together to countless doctors appointments. On top of that, you've got be prepared for what happens when you bring baby home.
You will obviously spend most of your time taking care of the baby, so getting your home prepared for the arrival of the baby makes a lot of sense. Yes and that includes stockpiling both diapering and household necessities. To see how you can get the house completely organized before the baby is born, check out our 12 week organizing challenge.
Most moms experience nesting during the final months of pregnancy which is a maternal instinct to create a safe place for the newborn baby. We previously shared a post on The Ultimate Nesting Checklist for Nesting moms and stockpiling before baby arrives was on the list as well.
WHEN SHOULD YOU START to stockpile household and DIAPERING ESSENTIALS
It's entirely up to you when to start stockpiling your essentials before baby arrives. Some expectant moms start early on, cashing on good deals and coupons while others wait till the third trimester or when they are nesting.
Preparing For Baby: What You NEED To Stockpile Before Baby Arrives
STOCKPILING BABY ITEMS
- BABY WIPES
- BABY FORMULA (IF YOUR NOT BREASTFEEDING)
- DIAPER RASH CREAM
- BABY SOAP
- DIAPER PAIL LINERS
- FREEZER MEALS
- CANNED FOOD
- BOXED FOOD
STOCKPILING KITCHEN ITEMS
- PAPER PLATES & UTENSILS
- DISH SOAP
- TRASH BAGS
- PAPER TOWELS
- SANDWICH BAGS
STOCKPILING HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
- LAUNDRY DETERGENT
- HAND SOAP
- TOILET PAPER
- DISINFECTANT WIPES
STOCKPILING MOM ESSENTIALS
- BREAST MILK STORAGE BAGS
- NIPPLE CREAM
- NURSING PADS
- MAXI PADS
PRINTABLE CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO STOCKPILE BEFORE BABY ARRIVES
PIN THIS CHECKLIST TO YOUR GETTING READY FOR BABY BOARD ON PINTEREST FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
Last Updated on March 26, 2020 by Tira Attygalla