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NEWBORN BABY SHOPPING LIST FOR FIRST TIME MOMS + PRINTABLE CHECKLIST

Today we are sharing our newborn baby shopping list for first time moms.

A question we get asked quite often by expectant moms is, "What does a newborn baby really need?" So for all those moms who are wondering what you should buy for your baby, we've got you covered.

If you are pregnant with your first baby, it is easy to get overwhelmed as you think about everything you need to do to get yourself and the house ready for the baby's arrival. From doctors appointments to setting up the baby's room, there's much to do.

Here's a blog post we wrote about 30 Things to do to get ready for baby's arrival. And if you need a more structured plan to help you get organized and prepared for baby's arrival, check out our 12 week organizing challenge before baby is before.

For this post though, we'll focus on what newborn essentials are needed to care for the baby during the first few months of baby's life.

So follow our newborn baby shopping list below to tick off everything you need and you'll be prepared to take care of the newborn.


NEWBORN SHOPPING LIST FOR FIRST TIME MOMS


NEWBORN CLOTHING ESSENTIALS

Newborns don't require a lot of clothes. But you need to get clothes that are both comfortable for baby to wear and easy for you to put on the baby. Here are the clothing essentials that you'll want to have on hand when your baby comes home.


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  1. Coming home outfit
  2. Onesies
  3. Rompers
  4. Pants
  5. Sleeper Gowns
  6. Socks
  7. Mittens & Hats
  8. Swaddles
  9. Burp Cloths



NURSERY ESSENTIALS

It's exciting to decorate your baby's nursery. But the nursery also needs to be functional as well. Here are the nursery essentials you'll need to create a nursery that's both functional and beautiful.

  1. Crib
  2. Bassinet
  3. Firm mattress
  4. 2-4  Fitted crib sheets
  5. Nursery Chair
  6. Diaper pail
  7. Baby Monitor
  8. Dresser/ Changing table
  9. Diaper changing pad/ changing basket
  10. Changing pad covers
  11. White Noise Machine
  12. Baby Monitor
  13. Night Light


GEAR ESSENTIALS

There's baby gear that makes it easier for you to take care of the baby. Here are the baby gear essentials we recommend you get and will make taking care of a baby much easier.

  1. Infant car seat
  2. Stroller
  3. Baby carrier
  4. Baby bouncer/ swing
  5. Play mat


DIAPERING ESSENTIALS

Changing diapers can be messy! However, with the right diapering essentials on hand, we promise you that diaper changing duty can be a whole lot easier.

  1. 2-3 Boxes of newborn diapers
  2. 2-3 Boxes of wipes
  3. Diaper Cream
  4. Diaper bag
  5. Diaper Pail Liners


FEEDING ESSENTIALS

A hungry newborn can be quite a challenge! But with the necessary feeding essentials you'll be better prepared and ready for mealtime.

  1. Baby Bottles 
  2. Bottle Brush
  3. Formula ( If baby is not breastfed)
  4. Breast pump or Haakaa
  5. Milk storage bags
  6. Nursing pads
  7. Nipple cream
  8. Nursing pillow


HEALTH & SAFETY ESSENTIALS

Baby's health and safety comes first. So get ready for the arrival of your baby by getting the necessary health and safety essentials.

  1. Baby grooming kit
  2. Thermometer
  3. Cradle cap brush
  4. Swaddles
  5. Infant Tub
  6. Hooded Towels
  7. Wash Cloths
  8. Baby Body Wash
  9. Baby Shampoo
  10. Baby Lotion

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