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Your Basic Checklist for Baby Products

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The arrival of a baby can be overwhelming for first-time parents, and with a vast variety of baby product options in the market, it is tempting to buy anything to everything for the baby. For a hassle-free shopping experience, below is a baby product checklist that will serve as a guide for parents.

Clothing and Layatte (Clothing Sets)

  • 1-2 newborn hats – for covering and protecting the baby’s head
  • 1-2 sweaters – for warmth and an added layer of protection
  • 1-2 dress-up outfits – for special occasions
  • 4 pairs of socks – look for those that are elastic and strong around the ankles
  • 5 one-piece outfits – sleepers (baby outfits with long sleeves and log legs) and rompers (baby outfits with short sleeves and short legs)
  • 5 one-piece undergarments – Look for rompers that have short sleeves but have no legs. These often have crotches that are snapped into place.

Sleeping and Feeding

  • A sturdy crib bedding or a bassinet
  • Firm baby mattress
  • 4-5 fitted sheets
  • 2-3 lightweight blankets
  • 1 heavier blanket
  • Breastfeeding pillow
  • Breast pump
  • Nursing bras
  • Lanolin-based nipple cream
  • 12 burp cloths
  • 6-8 bottles, for bottle feeding

Diapers and Other Hygiene Items

  • 24 cloth diapers
  • 24 cloth wipes
  • 7 drool bibs
  • Comb and brush set
  • Changing mat
  • Baby wash, shampoo, and lotion
  • Diaper rash ointments / powder
  • Travel size tissues
  • Plastic bags for dirty diapers