Bringing home your newborn baby is such an exciting time and newborn babies need surprisingly less than you may think. These tiny humans require only a few simple items despite what baby registries may lead you to believe. Here is a list of the top baby items needed to bring home your new bundle of joy:
5 Simple Items for Your Newborn
- Somewhere to sleep: Holding a sleeping newborn is one of the most relaxing feelings in the world but eventually you will need to set that baby down somewhere. Pack n plays or cribs work great.
- A way to feed the baby: If you’re planning to breastfeed then this item is already taken care of. If you’re planning to bottle feed be sure to stock up on some formula and slow flow bottles
- Blankets: A few thin ones for swaddling and a couple thick ones to help keep your baby warm in those early weeks (especially during fall or winter).
- Onesies: “Sleep n play” onesies are great, especially the ones with the flip down mittens. They’re the one stop shop of baby clothes
- Diapers: Lots and lots of these. If you plan to cloth diaper we recommend you use disposables until the meconium phase is over, it’s very hard to wash out!
*Bonus: A small bouncer that can move around the house with you*
As babies grow you’ll want different things around the house (ex. walker, toys, etc.) but the first weeks are simpler than you think!
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