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New Baby - Clothing

Item
Size
Quan­tity
I have it!
Sleepsuits
Newborn
6
Sleepsuits
0-3 months
6
Vests
Newborn
12
Vests
0-3 months
12
Day wear outfits
Newborn
3
Day wear outfits
0-3 months
3
Cardigans
Newborn
3
Cardigans
0-3 months
3
Socks
Newborn
3
Socks
0-3 months
3
Pram shoes
Newborn
3
Pram shoes
0-3 months
3
Hats
Newborn
2
Hats
0-3 months
2
Outdoor jacket
Newborn
1
Outdoor jacket
0-3 months
1
Blankets
 
3
Swaddlers
 
3
Sleeping bags
0-3
2

New Baby - Bum and Bath

Item
Quan­tity
I have it!
Baby bath or bath seat
1
Wash cloths
7
Baby towels
3
Baby bubbles
1
Baby shampoo
1
Baby moistu­riser
1
Barrier cream
2
Nappy rash cream
2
Nappies, size 1
2 packs
Nappies size 2
1 pack
Wipes
As many as you can afford
Cotton wool
2 packs
Nappy bin
1
Nappy bin refils
As many as you can afford
Nappy sacks
1 pack
Nail scisso­rs/­cli­ppers
1
Hairbr­ush­/comb
1
In ear thermo­meter
1
Bath thermo­meter
1
Muslins
20
Bibs
10
 

New Baby - Feeding - Breast

Item
Quan­tity
I have it!
 
Breast pads
1 large box
Nipple cream
2 tubes
In-bra milk capture cups
2
Nursing pillow
1
Nursing pillow covers
2
Breast pump
1
Freezer safe Milk storage pots/bags
10
Tops suitable for nursing
3-5
Bottles
4
Steriliser
1
Bottle brush
1

New Baby - Feeding - Bottle

Item
Quan­tity
I have it!
Anti-colic bottles
6-8
Bottle brush
1
Bottle warmer or jug a bottle will fit in
1
Steriliser
1
Formula
2 packs

New Baby - Equipment

Item
I have it!
Pushchair
Infant Car seat
Baby carrie­r/sling
Change bag
Rain cover
Sunshade
Room thermo­meter
Bouncy chair/ swinging cradle
Changing mat
Nursery Monitor
Dummie­s/P­aci­fiers
Mobile
 

New Baby - Furniture

Item
I have it!
Moses basket and stand
Cot or cot bed
New mattress for cot/ moses basket
Sheets for cot/moses basket
Changing table
Chest of drawers
Wardrobe
Storage box/cu­pboard for nappies etc

New Baby - Mum

Item
Quan­tity
I have it!
Nursin­g/s­upport bras
3-5
Maternity knickers
10 pairs
Bump support bands
3
Maternity jeans
2
Maternity trousers
2
Maternity tops
5-10
Maternity skirts
2
Maternity dresses
2
Maternity tights
3
Maternity coat/j­acket
1
Support pillows
1-5
Maternity sanitary pads
5 packs
Haemor­rhoid cream/­sup­pos­itories
2 packs
Stool softeners
2 packs

New Baby - Stuff you don't need straight away!

Item
I have it!
Highchair
Stair gates
Door bouncer
Weening equipment
Fire guards
Socket plugs
Applia­nce­/cu­pboard locks
Play mat
Toy chest
Toys
Books
Teethers
Toothb­rush/ toothpaste

New Baby - Reading List

Title
Author
The Happiest Baby on the Block http:/­/am­zn.t­o/­1evrxhw
Dr. Karp
The Best Friends Guide to Pregnancy: or Everything Your Doctor Won't Tell You http:/­/am­zn.t­o/­1evrxhw
Vicky Iovine
The Womanly Art of Breast­feeding http:/­/am­zn.t­o/­1km7V4b
La Leche League Intern­ational
Secrets of the Baby Whisperer http:/­/am­zn.t­o/­1lZOVLP
Traci Hogg
The Cook Book, The Red One http:/­/am­zn.t­o/­1hff5nY
Ella's Kitchen
Bottled Up, How The Way We Feed Babies Has Come To Define Motherhood and Why It Shouldn't http:/­/am­zn.t­o/­N9L8fN
Suzanne Barston
Kellymom, Breast­feeding Support http:/­/ke­lly­mom.com/

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Comments

DaveChild DaveChild, 11:01 13 Mar 14

Great cheat sheet! I'd suggest shortening the URLs in the reading section, to make them easier to type into a browser when read from the PDFs, using something like bitly.com.

SpaceDuck SpaceDuck, 13:45 13 Mar 14

bitly.com is amazing, thank you. The links were the only thing I was unhappy with.

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