Baby bits checklist

Here's a checklist of all the essentials you will need for your new baby. Print it out and take it to the shops with you to make sure you have everything ready for when the new arrival comes.

On the move

  •      Baby carrier/sling
  •      Car seat
  •      Changing bag
  •      Lightweight buggy
  •      Pram/pushchair/travel system
  •      Rain cover
  •      Sun blind/sun parasol
  •      Travel cot
  •      Play toys

Clothing

  •      Babygrows
  •      Bibs
  •      Cardigans
  •      Hats
  •      Hooded towel
  •      Jacket/coat and mittens
  •      Romper suits
  •      Socks

At home

  •      Baby bath
  •      Baby monitor
  •      Bedding
  •      Bottles
  •      Bouncer
  •      Breast pump
  •      Changing mat
  •      Chest of draws
  •      Cot and mattress
  •      Moses basket
  •      Muslins
  •      Nappies
  •      Play mat
  •      Soft toys
  •      Sterilising equipment
  •      Wardrobe