Baby Essentials List for new moms

Here is a list that I compiled for myself when I was expecting my first little one.  I shared this list numerous times and all have found it useful in planning for the life changing event of adding a new baby to the family. I hope you find this list useful as well, Click here if you want to download the document.

 

Items Desired Brand/Style Ref. Price $ Quantity needed

Checklist

Gear
1. Infant Car Seat Britax or Graco 140 1
2. Stroller Britax or Graco 200 1
3. Rear view infant mirror Fisher Price or others 10 1
4. Baby Carrier Ergobaby or BabyBjorn 80 1
Furniture and accessories
5. Crib Any brand 150 1
6. Mattress Any brand 100 1
7. Mattress cover American Baby organic waterproof 40 amazon 1
8. Mattress sheet American Baby organic cotton 13 amazon 2
9. Musical Mobile Any brand 1
10. Changing pad LA baby 4 sided 25 1
11. Flannel Changing pad Any brand 10 1
12. Glider Any brand 150 1
13. Bouncer Fisher-Price Rainforest 42 1
Nursing and Feeding
14. Bottles Playtex Drop-Ins BPA free Newborn Starter set or Phillips Avent 14 1 set
15. Nipples Any kind (different size) 2 each? May be needed
16. Bottle brush OXO Tot with Nipple Cleaner or Phillips AVENT 4-7 1
17. Breast pump Medela In style 250 May be needed
18. Bottle Sterilizer Dr. Brown’s Microwave Steam Sterilizer 30 1
19. Breast cream MotherLove Herbal 9 1
20. Boppy pillow/Nursing pillow My Best Friend or others 35 May be needed
21. Burping cloths Any brand 5/pk3 3ea or 1pk
22. Bibs Any brand 14/pk10 5-10ea
Clothing
23. Receiving blankets Aden +Anais 40/pk4 1pk
24. Swaddle Me infant wrap Summer Infant or Kiddopotamus 10 ea 2ea
25. Snap shirts (Newborn or 0-3m) Snapibasic Mitten Sleeves or Gerber or others 12/pk3 1 pk
26. Onesies underwear (newborn) Gerber Organic or Carters or others 15/pk4 1 pk
27. Sleep N play (newborn) Gerber or Carters 20/pk3 1 pk
28. Hat (0-6m) Gerber or others 10/pk5 2ea
29. Booties and socks (newborn) Carters or Luvable Friends 10-15/pk6 5ea
30. Mitten Any brand 5/pk2 2ea May be needed
31. Sleep bag/wearable blanket (Small) HALO 20 1
32. Hooded Towel Any brand, 100% cotton 14/pk3 1 pk
33. Blanket Any brand A few
Diapers and related
34. Diapers Pampers or Huggies A lot
35. Baby wipes Huggies or kirkland A lot
36. Baby wipe warmer Any brand 20 1
37. Diaper rash cream Desitin 6/3.5oz 3
38. Diaper champ/diaper genie Any brand 25 1
39. Diaper bag Any brand 30 1
40. Pee-pee Teepee Any brand 10/pk3 1pk
41. Diaper ointment Aquaphor Baby healing Ointment 28/pk28oz A lot
Hygiene and related
42. Shower gel and shampoo Aveeno baby 5/18oz A lot
43. Baby nail clipper The First Years American Red… 2.5 1
44. Baby Comb and brush Summer Infant or others 6 1
45. Baby thermometer Braun Thermoscan Ear Thermometer with ExacTemp Technology 38ea 1
46. Nasal Aspirator Any brand 3 1
47. Baby oil J&J 10/pk2 A lot
48. Baby Clothes Detergent Dreft 16/100oz A lot
49. Infant tub The first Year’s Infant to Toddler Tub with Sling 18 amazon 1
50. Washcloths Spasilk or others 10/pk10 2 pk
Others
51. Parenting book What To Expect in the First Year 10 amazon 1
52. Baby First Year memory book Any brand 15ea 1