How to make new born baby checklist | Essential stuffs

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Are you expecting a baby very soon? Or have been recently blessed with a newborn? Then, surely you are planning to buy some essential stuff for the cherubic soul, for whom you have been waiting for a long period.

Usually, expecting mothers, as well as parents of the newborns, tend to do shopping for their newborns with great enthusiasm; but very often they forget to buy some essential things and spend money on less important kinds of stuff. To avoid such unexpected situations a new born baby checklist can really help. Let us see what stuffs should be included in a newborn baby checklist.

New baby list: clothing stuff

You should include Clothing stuff in your newborn baby checklist, considering the current weather. Here are some clothing stuffs for a newborn.

  • 7 undershirts (including some short-sleeves and long-sleeves)
  • 4 nightgowns (to wear until falling off the cord)
  • 8 one-piece flexible sleepers (choose the sleepers containing zippers)
  • 4-6 pairs of pants
  • 2-3 newborn hats
  • 7 pairs of booties/socks (wearing along with nightgowns or any other outfits)
  • 2-3 pairs of toys like, scratch mittens, which will prevent your newborn from scratching his/her own face
  • 3 extra jackets/cardigans during the winter
  • Snowsuit and Bunting bag for newborn during the winter season
  • Laundry detergents for washing the blankets of your newborn
  • 4-5 outfits to dress up your newborn
  • 3-4 large sized cotton blankets for your newborn
  • 7 receiving blankets (made of good quality burp cloths)

Newborn baby checklist: feeding stuff

While including stuff in your newborn baby checklist, you need to consider the feeding behavior of our newborn.

If you are thinking to breastfeed, then no equipment is required. But you can insert the following stuff in the new baby items checklist and these will comfort your nursing.

  • 2 breast pump
  • 8-10 bibs
  • 5-6 containers for storing milk
  • Burp cloths
  • 3-4 Nursing pillows
  • 4-5 Nursing bras
  • Breast pads (disposable pads or washable pads)
  • Lotion for your sore nipples.

On the other hand, if you are a working mother, then you have no alternative but to depend on formula feeding. Then, you can insert the following stuff in your new baby checklist:

  • 10 bibs
  • 6 bottles along with nipples (eight-ounce)
  • 8 bottles with nipples (four-ounce)
  • Burp cloths
  • 2 brushes for washing Bottles and nipples
  • Formula (don’t forget to verify expiry dates)
  • 2 carriers for Thermal bottle

Baby needs checklist: hygiene stuff

You can either use a re-usable cloth made diapers or disposable diapers depending on your choice, budget and availability of products in your nearby shops.

You can insert the following stuff if you prefer the reusable cloth made diapers.

  • 4-6 dozens of cloth sets and reusable diapers
  • Changing pad
  • 8-10 waterproof covers
  • Disposable wipes
  • 2 dozens of washcloths for cleaning the baby’s bottom part
  • Baby ointments or creams for preventing rash on baby-skin
  • 1-2 diaper pails
  • Bunch of Safety pin, Velcro or Snaps for fastening re-usable diapers.

If you have enough budgets, then you can insert the disposable diaper related stuff in your new born baby checklist. For example:

  • 2 boxes of diapers (newborn-size)
  • 1-2 diaper pails
  • Change pads
  • Baby ointments or cream for checking rash on baby-skin
  • Disposable wipes
  • 2 dozens of washcloths for cleaning the baby’s bottom part.

The newborn checklist must include some bath time or washing stuff listed below:

  • 1 plastic tub (infant size) or largely sized dishpan to use on the sink
  • 12 washcloths (infant size)
  • 2 Baby soaps or 2 bottles of cleansers
  • 2 hair brushes (high-quality soft-bristled)
  • 4 towels (high quality and soft-hooded)

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New born baby checklist: bedtime stuff

You can either place your newborn in a crib or take it with you into your bed during the bedtime.

If you prefer to use a crib for the bedtime of your newborn, then you can include the following stuff in your newborn baby essentials checklist.

  • Crib along with mattress (Approved)
  • 2-4 waterproof and soft mattress covers
  • 3-5 crib sheets (according to crib size)
  • 4-5 light blankets (according to crib size)
  • 2 Sleep sacks

For co-sleeping with your newborn in bedtime, you will require some essential new baby products listed below:

  • Firm mattress
  • 2 Sleep sacks
  • 2-4 waterproof pads for placing under your baby-s body
  • Light comforter

List for new baby: medical stuff

The above-mentioned stuffs are highly essential for each day of your newborn. However, you might also need some special stuff for healthy living of your adorable newborn. For instance:

  • Car safety seats for infant/baby with reclining strollers that will help the newborn to lie flat (Approved)
  • Baby thermometer
  • 2 medicine spoons
  • 2 Nail scissors/clippers (to cut down your baby’s nails)
  • 2 Bulb syringes to suction mucous
  • 2 Eye droppers
  • Medication box (for using during your baby’s fever)

New baby products checklist: nice-to-own stuff

Besides the essential kinds of stuff mentioned in the above described new baby checklists, you can purchase some other materials, if your budget limitation allows it. These added stuffs will ensure the optimum comfort for your adorable newborn. For example:

  • Change tables
  • Playpen
  • Change pads (to place on dresser-top or bed)
  • Rocking chairs (for baby-feeding and baby-swaddling)
  • 1-2 baby carriers
  • 2 change pads
  • Night light
  • Several Diaper bags
  • Plastic hangers (for using in closet)
  • Sun shade in the car-windows
  • 2 pacifiers
  • Mobiles
  • Baby toys, like, Rattles

You can edit these newborn baby check lists according to the frequency of shopping; health status of your newborn; weather type, where you live; and finally your budget-range. However, these new baby checklists will also help the expecting parents to make a buying list for their future angel.

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