As a first-time mom, knowing what you need to have ready before the baby comes might seem a bit overwhelming. Making a baby shopping list will help you make sure that you have everything you need. We have made a list of some of the essentials you will need to help you get prepared.
Baby shopping list for first time moms
Your baby will use clothes every day. We recommend having the following clothes included in your baby shopping list.
Remember to include at least three of each to ensure you have enough of every item.
One of the other things you will need to include in your shopping list is diapering essentials. Make sure you have the following ready before the baby comes.
- Two to three large boxes of diapers
- Baby wipes
- Diaper cream
- Diaper bag
Your baby will also be feeding from the very first day. Here is a list of all you will need for feeding your baby.
- Baby bottles
- Nursing pillow
- Breast pump
- Breast pads
- Milk storage bags
- Burp cloths
- Training cup
Traveling with your baby will be a bit different from what you are used to. Here is a list of what you should have ready.
- Baby car seat
- Baby carrier
For your baby bedding essentials, stock up on the following.
- Crib mattress
- Light and heavy blankets
For baby bath time, you will need the following.
- Baby bathtub
- Wash clothes
- Hooded towels
To be prepared for if and when your baby feels unwell, stock up on the following.
- First aid kit
- Baby thermometer
- Baby nail clippers
- Petroleum jelly
We hope that this baby shopping list for new moms helps you get prepared for when your baby comes. Find most of all these items here.
By Beth Mugo