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BABY SHOPPING CHECKLIST

This list is to help you prepare for yourself as a new mum and your baby. Shopping is fun but could be tough especially for a first time mum.

FOR BABY

Diapers

Wipes

Baby powder,oil,shampoo,soap or bath wash(tear free one)

Cotton buds

Cotton wool

Chlorhexidine Digluconate 7.1% gel (cord care)

Baby manicure set

Baby thermometer

*Nasal aspirator (to remove mucus from nose)

Baby bath set (tub,bucket etc)

Nappy rash cream or shea butter 

Petroleum jelly or baby oil or coconut oil (use at every diaper change to avoid rash)

Towels (preferrably hooded towels that cover their head as well)

Disinfectant (Savlon is recommended)


Clothes

Sleep suits

Body suits

Socks

Booties

Bibs & burp cloths

Shawl

Receiving blankets

Cot or mosquito net (they look like baskets with a net.)

Baby caps (not too thick though if in a hot climate)

 

NURSERY

Baby cot/mattress

Changing mat

Chest of drawers

Baby monitor (optional)

Bedsheets

 

FEEDING

Breast pump

Bottle warmer

*Feeding bottles

Bottle & Teat brush

Sterilizing equipment

Milton tablets or liquid (for sterilizing)

Weaning cups/bowls

 

GOING OUT

Diaper bag

Baby carrier

Car seat

Stroller

Nursing cover (to breast feed discreetly in public)

 

PLAYTIME

Rattle toys

Soft cuddling toys

Baby swing/ Baby bouncer (We discourage the use of baby walkers )

 

 

FOR MUM

Disposable pants

*Nursing bras

Maternity pads (comfit or ladysept)

*Breast pads

Front opening shirts or dresses (nursing clothes)

*Sitz bath bowl  (to sit in and heal especially after an episiotomy)

*Postpartum tummy wrap (to shrink tummy after childbirth)

 

Items with an asterisk (*) can be purchased from us.

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