Below is a complete list of what you’ll need and how many.¬†

Clothes

  • Hat
  • 6 cotton vests
  • 2 cardigans or jumpers
  • 2 pairs of cotton socks
  • Slip on bootees or pram shoes
  • 2 Shawls
  • 6 cotton stretch suits
  • Scratch mittens

Sleeping

  • Moses basket or carrycot & stand
  • Cot or cot bed
  • Cot bumpers
  • Mattress
  • 4 fitted sheets
  • 3 cellular blankets
  • Baby monitor
  • Room thermometer
  • Night light

Bathing

  • Baby bath
  • Top & tail bowl
  • 2 soft sponges
  • Baby liquid soap/shampoo
  • 2 soft new towels
  • Bath¬†thermometer
  • Cotton wool
  • Baby lotion
  • Baby talc
  • Non-slip bath mat
  • Brush & comb
  • Baby nail scissors

Breastfeeding

  • 3 nursing bras
  • Breast pads
  • Breast pump
  • Nipple shields
  • Storage kits
  • Nursing cushion/chair

Bottle Feeding

  • 6 bottles, teats & caps
  • Sterilising kit
  • Bottle brush
  • Dried baby formula milk
  • Bottle warmer
Changing

  • Changing bag with mat
  • Nappy rash/barrier cream
  • Baby wipes
  • Changing unit

Reusable Nappies

  • 24 reusable nappies
  • Nappy bucket with lid
  • 1 pack of baby-safe nappy pins
  • 6 pairs plastic pants/nappy liners
  • Sterilising fluid

Disposables

  • 1 box newborn nappies
  • Nappy Sacks
  • Nappy bin or disposal unit
  • Bibs

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Car seat
  • Blinds or sunshade for the car
  • Baby view mirror
  • Pram or newborn buggy
  • Rain covers/sunshade parasol
  • Baby sling

Useful Extras

  • Non-biological washing powder
  • Musical cot mobile
  • 2 or 3 bright squeaky toys or rattles
  • Dummy/soother
  • Smoke alarm
  • Fire guard