Baby Needs Checklist

Not sure what to buy? Confused by the multitude of baby items? Use this checklist to get ready for baby without buying unnecessary items.

New Baby Needs Checklist

Preparing for the New Baby

_ nasal aspirator

_ diaper rash ointment

_ 2 packages of disposable diapers or two dozen cloth diapers

_ gentle baby soap

_ no tears shampoo

_ 2-4 pacifiers (you will lose them)

_ blunt baby nail scissors

_ baby brush and comb set

_ alcohol wipes (for the cord)

_ 4-6 bottles (4 and 8 ounce size)

_ bottle brush

_ 2 nursing bras (if nursing)

_ breast pads (if nursing)

_ breast pump (if nursing)

_ 6 bibs

_ 2-4 hooded bath towels

_ 4-6 wash clothes

_ 4 bassinet sheets

_ 2 waterproof mattress pads

_ 2 quilted crib pads

_ 3-4 crib sheets

_ crib bumper

_ 2 comforters (depending on season)

_ 2 crib blankets (depending on season)

_ 6-8 snap t-shirts or onesies

_ 4-6 lightweight sleepers

_ 6-8 receiving blankets

_ 6-8 baby gowns with pull-ties

_ 4 pairs of booties or socks

_ 1 sweater

_ 1 snowsuit (depending on season)


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