Babies, like any other new additions to the home, require certain special items to help daily life flow easier. With baby gear like car seats, cribs, onesies, bathing supplies and so much else on the list, how are yousupposed to keep track of all the other things going on in your baby’s life?
During the first year, your baby’s needs will change dramatically as the months pass by. Here is a very helpful list you can use to make sure you have everything your baby may need along the way. Now you can spend all your time thinking about your baby's other, non-material, needs.
Crib or bassinet
Layette of clothing basics
Bottle feeding supplies, if applicable
Breast-feeding supplies, if applicable
Hypoallergenic baby wash and detergent
Infant ibuprofen or acetaminophen
Infant gas drops
High chair if feeding food at 4 months
Numbing lotion for teething
Hypoallergenic lotion for baby massage
Plenty of baby books
Soft clothes to clean baby’s teeth
Baby food if infant is just starting solid foods
Second stage formula if applicable
Toys created for older infants
Lowered crib mattress – your baby may start standing or pulling up at any time
Baby vitamins if switching to whole milk
Second stage baby foods
Supportive baby shoes
Age appropriate toys
First dental appointment!