The Ultimate List of Baby Must Haves
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If you’re expecting your first baby, you have probably already been bombarded with information about all the baby gear you need to go out and buy. Truthfully, babies don’t need a whole lot of stuff during their first year, but there are a few key baby items that will make it all so much easier. Knowing what to get (and what to skip!) will simplify your transition into motherhood. We put together a list of the ultimate must-have baby products to help you get started.
New babies have a few basic needs. They need to be dressed, fed, and diapered. They need to be soothed to sleep in a baby-safe sleep environment. That’s about it! Newborns only have a few necessities but boy will they keep you busy.
We got the lowdown from seasoned moms to come up with our list of the very best product choices for everything you need when you bring home your new bundle of joy!
Baby Registry Must Haves
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- Simple Joys by Carter's Baby 6-Pack Short-Sleeve Bodysuit at Amazon
- Simple Joys by Carter's Baby 3-Pack Cotton Footed Sleep and Play at Amazon
- KYTE BABY Unisex Bamboo Rayon Baby Beanie Soft Knotted Cap at Amazon
- Simple Joys by Carter's Baby 3-Pack Cotton Sleeper Gown at Amazon
- Halo Sleepsack Cotton Wearable Blanket, Blue Stars, Medium at Amazon
- aden + anais Swaddle Blanket, Boutique Muslin Blankets for Girls & Boys, Baby Receiving Swaddles, Ideal Newborn & Infant Swaddling Set, Perfect Shower Gifts, 4 Pack, Jungle Jam at Amazon
- Carter's Baby Boys 4-Pack Teething Bibs with Water Barrier (Koala) at Amazon
- Diapers Newborn/Size 1 (8-14 lb), 198 Count - Pampers Swaddlers Disposable Baby Diapers, ONE MONTH SUPPLY at Amazon
- WaterWipes Unscented Baby Wipes, Sensitive and Newborn Skin, 12 Packs (720 Wipes) at Amazon
- Aquaphor Baby Healing Ointment - Advance Therapy for Diaper Rash, Chapped Cheeks and Minor Scrapes - 14. Oz Jar at Amazon
- BreathableBaby Breathable Mesh Mini Crib with Mattress, Gray at Amazon
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- HOFISH 3PACK Full Bust Seamless Nursing Maternity Bras Bralette S-XXL with Extra Bra Extenders & Clips at Amazon
- Amazon Brand - Arabella Women'S Cross Front Nursing Bra at Amazon
- Lansinoh Stay Dry Disposable Nursing Pads for Breastfeeding, 240 Count at Amazon
- Motherlove Nipple Cream (1 oz.) Organic Lanolin-Free Herbal Salve for Soothing Sore Nursing Nipples – Unscented Ointment, No Need to Wash Off Prior to Breastfeeding, Great as a Pump Lubricant at Amazon
- Boppy Original Nursing Pillow and Positioner, Notebook Black and Gold, Cotton Blend Fabric with allover fashion at Amazon
- Medela Freestyle Breast Pump at Amazon
- Medela Breast Milk Storage Bottles, 3 Pack of 5 Ounce Breastfeeding Bottles with Slow Flow Nipples, Lids, Wide Base Collars, and Travel Caps, Made Without BPA at Amazon
- Similac Pro-Advance Infant Formula with 2'-FL Human Milk Oligosaccharide (HMO) for Immune Support, Ready to Drink Bottles, 2 fl oz (48 count) at Amazon
- Similac Infant Nipples & Rings, Standard Flow, Ready to Use, Pack of 25 (0 - 12 Months) at Amazon
- UPPAbaby MESA Infant Car Seat -Jordan (Charcoal Melange)Merino Wool Version/Naturally Fire Retardant at Amazon
- UPPAbaby Cruz V2 Stroller - Emmett (Green Melange/Silver/Saddle Leather) + Bassinet - Emmett (Green Melange/Silver) at Amazon
- Skip Hop Universal Stroller Organizer: Insulated Beverage and Essentials Stroller Caddy, Black at Amazon
- Skip Hop Baby Pronto Portable Changing Station with Cushioned Changing Mat and Wipes Case, 3 Pockets, Multi Hearts at Amazon
- Ergobaby 360 All-Position Baby Carrier with Lumbar Support and Cool Air Mesh (12-45 Pounds), Carbon Grey at Amazon
- Comper Smart Medical Forehead Thermometer, No-Touch Infrared Thermometer, Digital Temporal Thermometer, Accurate, Fast Reading and Recording Fever for Baby, Kids, Adult at Amazon
- Infants' Tylenol Acetaminophen Liquid Medicine, Cherry, 2 fl. Oz at Amazon
- Philips Avent Soothie Pacifier, Pink/Purple, 0-3 months, 4 pack at Amazon
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