Everything You Need For A Baby
Everything You Need For A Baby
Everything you need for a baby, apart from a lot of T.L.C. soon becomes apparent once your new family member is born.
However, rather than hold off in anticipation, read on to find out what some of the most popular selling baby items are.
Decide what to buy in advance, without wasting your money. Here’s a quick glance at some of the key items we’ve included:
Baby Essentials First 3 Months
Read further to discover each of these items on your newborn baby shopping list…
Think about where you’re going to change nappies: as well as buying plenty of nappies for newborns, you’ll need something like Bumbo Changing Pad.
This cosy changing pad comes in a choice of colours and is great in your nursery. It should fit your nipper until they’re around 18 months old.
It’s a best seller because it’s warm to the touch and easy to clean. Plus, has no grooves or stitching to collect nasty germs. The safety strap also helps keep your newborn wriggler in place.
You’ll have to carry a changing bag for all you need for changing nappies every time you leave the house. Plus you’ll have to include a change of clothing. Even as you leave the hospital, a handy changing bag will be a must!
Badabulle Weekend Changing Bag carries everything and includes a roll out changing mat, plastic pouches and an insulated pocket for baby’s bottles too. Not only that, but it’s smart looking too!
With a digital water thermometer and special baby shaped support, this hi-tech baby bath is a newborn must-have for sure.
Aqua Scale Baby Bath is a top selling baby bath because it takes the guesswork and awkwardness out of bath time.
This is a perfect match too: Aqua Scale Bath Stand is a sturdy stand as you can see below. It lets you use the Aqua Scale Baby Bath at the right height for you…saving strain on your back.
Baby Essentials First 3 Months
Babies spend most of their time asleep especially in the first few months so consider this when you are wondering about baby things to buy before birth.
These cosy babysuits are an absolute must for newborns. A batch of cosy sleepwear PJs is perfect to start with. And you can get them for older children too – read on for examples.
Made from soft jersey, bamboo fabric these cosy outfits have a 3 way zipper to make checking and changing nappies very easy to do. The 1.0 Tog rating is for babies sleeping in normal room temperature.
Where your baby sleeps is really important and one of our parents’ most popular items is from Swedish brand Sleepyhead.
This is an ideal place for your baby to relax in as most of their time will be spent either falling asleep or waking up to feed so the cosier they are, the happier everyone will be.
Alternatively, Sleepyhead Deluxe Plus Baby Pod – Celestial Blue is another fave!
For babies from 0-8 months this is the cosy, safe place to be. It’s easy to take around with you and you can use it in your baby’s cot too for both day and night sleeping.
Similarly, Sleepyhead Deluxe Plus Baby Pod 0-8 Months comes in an array of different covers to suit your taste.
Baby Shopping List For First Time Moms
In addition to a cosy relaxing and dozing place, as a first time parent you’ll be bombarded by the variety of nursery furniture available – especially cots. Cots which secure to the side of your own bed are very popular. This is because they make it easy to access your little one during the night.
Chicco Next 2 Me Magic Crib – Cool Grey lets you have your baby next to you while you sleep thanks to its roll-up side panel.
It’s a winner with 11 height levels. So you’ll definitely find the right height to match your mattress. Night time feeding will be much easier with this clever access to baby in their own sleeping space.
Clair de Lune Bedside Crib – Stars And Stripes is also a favourite cot.
This award winning handwoven crib, has a drop down, mesh side panel to give you clear access to your baby by your side at night.
It also comes with plush mattress, cosy, 100% cotton sheet and liner. No wonder it won the Mother & Baby Awards 2020 – Gold – Best Cot, Crib or Moses Basket Category.
Babies love being next to the warmth of parents. Therefore, a baby carrier should definitely be on your list of everything you want for a baby.
This stylish carrier, shown below, lets you ergonomically carry your baby around with you at home and outdoors from birth until they weigh 20kg.
Many people choose this ultimate baby carrier, with four carrying positions. Plus it even has ventilated panels to keep both you and baby cool in warmer weather. Importantly, it also gives mums extra privacy for breast feeding.
Tula Free To Grow Baby Carrier is perfect for a newborn: it doesn’t need inserts or padding for tiny babies. You can adjust it as your baby grows from new born to toddler. It’s ideal for babies from 3.2kg – 20.4kg (approximately 7lb – 45lb).
A bouncy chair is a must-have and you’ll wonder what you did without one! Chicco Hoopla Baby Bouncer will quickly be your baby’s go-to happy place.
Adjust the back rest angle to suit your baby, add hanging toys and voila! This is a cosy padded chair to keep baby entertained in while you try and get on with something else – like cooking?
Everything New Moms Need
Breast feeding needs no accessories apart from Elvie Double Electric Breast Pump which is is your secret best friend! An especially inspired must-have if you plan to express breast milk for use later.
For expressing milk on the go while you’re at work, busy shopping or simply around the house, this smart, high tech pump is held in your nursing bra.
It silently and automatically collects and stores breast milk whilst no one would know.
It comes compete with an App to monitor volume and frequency and control the pump from your phone.
Elvie Pelvic Floor Trainer is another best selling item for your essentials list.
Don’t forget your own recovery from birth and well being too! This should be on the shopping list for first time moms too!
It’s a hi-tech Kegel weight with inbuilt sensors. Use it to discretely strengthen your pelvic floor muscles.
Breast feeding naturally assists with recovery after birth and this clever device goes further to help.
Use the App to measure the increasing strength of these most intimate muscles and while you’re using it, no one would even know !
The Chicco Boppy Feeding Pillow is fantastic for positioning your baby while feeding.
Avoid the strain of holding baby in position for extended periods. It doesn’t matter if you are breast or bottle Feeding.
Just sit this pillow around your waist for perfect support for you and your little one too.
Babymoov YOO Feel Video Monitor is a top of the range baby monitor with video screen.
It also has lots of other great safety features.These include an audible alarm and a Talk Back function to let your baby hear your voice.
However, it’s also easy peasy to set up and use. With touch screen, night vision and lullaby function to soothe your nipper if they stir.
If you just want an audio monitor then Babymoov Simple Care Audio Baby Monitor will do the job perfectly.
With a 300 metre range you can use it anywhere in the house.
Plus, as it’s voice activated, it only comes on if your baby makes a noise. This saves battery life and exposure to eletromagnetic waves. (Can be mains operated too).
Trusted Baby Car Seat brands include Maxi Cosi, Britax and Cosatto. From birth, a Group 0+ Car Seat is what you need. Or you can choose a Group 0+ 1 or even Group 0+ 1 2 3. But the 0+ is the important feature for newborns. Lots of these models can be attached to Pushchairs too.
Group 0+ Car Seats
Top of the sales league for Group 0+ includes the Maxi Cosi CabrioFix Car Seat – Essential Black.
This is a rearward facing safety haven for your nipper, and it’s also lightweight.
Plus you can use it until your baby weighs 13kg (about 12 months old).
Group 0+ 1 Car Seats
Britax DualFix i-Size Car Seat is among the top of the scoreboard for car seats from birth to 4 years old.
This super safe car seat also turns through 360 degrees. Therefore you can get baby in and out of it easier too.
For newborns there’s a lie-flat recline as well. Additionally, for older children there’s extended leg space to keep them comfy as they grow.
Group 0+ 1 2 3 Car Seats
Cosatto All in All Group 0+ 1 2 3 ISOfix Car Seat could be the only car seat you ever buy.
It’s lifespan is amazing as it grows to fit your growing child – from birth to 11/12 years.
Plus you can use it in your car whether it has ISOfix points or not.
To see more options about the choice of Car Seats for your newborn have a look at our Car Seat Buyers’ Guide
How do you choose the best pushchair? Recommendations from friends and family are clear winners.
Longstanding, ‘All Round Pushchair’ favourites from birth include UPPAbaby Vista 2019 Pushchair – William Chambray Oxford which comes with the carrycot and changing bag. It’s perfect for newborns and up to 9kg.
The pushchair seat is for when your little pickle is between 9 – 22kg. The Vista is an established and well respected model which can be transformed into a tandem pushchair in the future as well.
If you are less concerned with the all round features and are looking for a lighter and smaller pushchair but still perfect for your newborn then read on.
One of the top selling lightweight pushchairs from birth is the BABYZEN YOYO+ Pushchair Black Chassis with Newborn and 6+ Colour Pack. The lie-flat parent facing position of this pushchair is ideal for tiny babies.
After 6 months, hey presto! turn it into a forward facing pushchair until your nipper weighs 18kg.
With its famously small dimensions but large under seat basket too, it fits the lightweight, practical and compact bill perfectly as well.
Remember that everything you want for a baby isn’t the same as everything you need for a baby.
Therefore, in this article we’ve described our customers’ best sellers for new babies for you to check out too. Why not benefit from the choices other parents are making?
Click here to revisit our List Of Things You Need For A New Baby
You too can have everything you need for a baby without wasting time or money.
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