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 you supposed to keep track of all the other things going on in your baby’s life?
Here is a checklist to make sure you have everything your newborn needs!
Crib or bassinet
Layette of clothing basics
Bottle feeding supplies, if applicable
Breastfeeding 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 the 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
First dental appointment!