A Complete Essentials Checklist for Newborn

From Crib to Diapers:

For Sleeping

Mattress Pad and Fitted Sheet

Swaddling Blankets

Crib or Bassinet

Sleep Sacks





Mattress Pad and Fitted Sheet:

These will help to keep your baby comfortable and safe in their crib or bassinet.

Crib or Bassinet:

This is where your baby will sleep for the first few months of their life.

Swaddling Blankets:

These can help to soothe your baby and make them feel secure.

Sleep Sacks:

There are wearable blankets that can help to keep your baby warm at night.

For Feeding

Bottles and Nipples

Breast Pump

Nursing Pillow

Burp Cloths





Battles and Nipples:

If you are formula-feeding, you will need, you will need "bottles and nipples".

Breast Pump:

If you are breastfeeding, you may want to consider getting a breast pump.

Nursing Pillow:

This can help to support your baby and your arms while breastfeeding.

Burp Cloths:

There are essential for catching spit-up.

For Diapering


Diaper Rash Cream


Diaper Pail

Changing Table







You will need a lot of diapers!

Personal Advice:  If you are planning a baby then whenever any deal comes between 1-9 months, take dippers for 3-5 months.


These are essential for cleaning your baby's bottom.

Diaper Rash Cream:

This can help to prevent and treat diaper rash.

Diaper Pail:

This is a place to put dirty diapers so they don't stink up your house.

Changing Table:

This table is very useful for changing a baby's clothes and diapers.

For Bathing

Baby Bathtub

Hooded Towels

Baby Shampoo and Wash

Soft Washcloths





Baby Bathtub:

You will need a bathtub to bathe your baby in.

Baby Shampoo and Wash:

You will need gentle shampoo and wash to bathe your baby with.

Hooded Towels:

These are great for wrapping your baby up in after a bath.

Soft Washcloths:

These are great for washing your baby's face and body.

For Other Essentials

Baby Carrier

First AID Kit

Car Seat

Play Mat


Swing or Bouncer

Camera for Baby:








Car Seat:

You will need a car seat to transport your baby safely in the car.

First AID Kit:

This is essential for having on hand in case your baby gets hurt.

Play Mat:

This is a safe place for your baby to play on the floor.


This is a great way to take your baby for walks or errands.

Swing or Bouncer:

This can help to soothe your baby and keep them entertained.

Camera for Baby:

Using this, you can see your baby on your phone wherever you are.