Bringing your baby home to a fully prepared and stocked nursery with washed clothing and linen will make the transition for mum and baby seamless. Having everything on hand as per our list will prepare you with the first exciting weeks of motherhood.

For Mum’s Hospital Visit:

2-3 Front opening cotton sleepshirts/ nighties.

4 Nursing bras

Breast Pads

Dressing gown

Slippers

Hairbrush

Toiletry Bag

Make up/cosmetics

Tissues

Sanitary pads

Coarse salt

Book/Magazine

Cell phone and Charger

Camera

Notebook

Outfit to come home

 

For Crib and Cot:

Cot

Cot bumper

2 Wedges for cot

Cot Mattress

Fitted cot sheets

4 pillow cases

Safety baby pillow

2 Waterproof mattress protectors

4-6 Receiving blankets

2 Warm baby blankets

Baby mobile for above cot with a soft jingle

Night light

Baby care monitor

Sterilizer

Humidifier

Camp cot

Clothing:

10 Vests

10 Babygro’s

Long sleeve tops

Leggings

1-3 Fleece suits

2-3 Cardigans/jerseys

6-8 Bibs

6 Booties/socks

Tip: Wash all clothing in non-biological washing powder before baby arrives.

For Mom in the Nursery:

Comfortable feeding chair

(Optional with footstool)

Night Light

Notebook and pen for breast feeding times

Breast pads

Breast feeding bras

Open front shirts or open front nighties

Nipple cream

Breast pump

 

Bath Time:

Baby bath for over bath or toweling mat on slanted frame

Mat for Mom to kneel on over bath

2-3 Hooded towels

4 Facecloths

Aqueous cream for bathing baby all over

Laundry bag

Plastics fun toys (with no small pieces)

 

Out and About:

Car seat

Baby on board sign

Window sleeve

Pram and baby carrier with shade cloth.

 

Nappy Changing area:

Compactum

Disposable nappies (+8 per day)

Nappy bin

Nappy bags for soiled nappies

Wet wipes

 

 

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