Essentials and others

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  1. JMC

    JMC Well-Known Member

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    Right, i need a bit of help here

    What things do you need to get for when the baby comes

    E.G Pram, car seat, baby bath, Cott etc...

    Just want to be prepared as possible
     
  2. Rachael

    Rachael Well-Known Member

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    Ok, some of these items you won't need, but this list should be OK as a guide. Don't panic that the list looks extensive - You won't need everything on this list.


    Baby Clothes
    6-8 vests
    2-4 blankets
    4-6 sleepsuits
    1-2 cardigans/jumpers
    1-2 shawl or cotton blanket
    1-2 hats
    4-6 pairs socks
    1-2 pairs scratch mittens
    1-2 Side-snap tees
    2-4 Rompers
    2-4 Bibs
    6-8 Hangers

    Nursery
    Cot
    Cot Mattress
    High chair
    Bouncer chair

    Sleeping
    1-2 waterproof mattress pads
    3-4 fitted cot sheets
    3-4 blankets (cotton thermal)

    A Health and Baby Care
    1 Thermometer
    1 Pack Cotton Balls
    1 Vaseline
    1 Nappy rash ointment
    1 nail scissors
    2-4 Dummies
    1 Teething gel
    1 Pain Reliever / Infant drops

    Bottle Feeding
    6 - 8 4oz. Bottles
    6 - 8 8oz. Bottles
    Fast Flow Nipples
    Slow Flow Nipples
    1 Bottle brushes
    4-6 Bibs
    1 Steriliser Kit
    1 Bottle Warmer
    1 tin of formula

    Breast Feeding
    1 Breast Pump
    1 Nipple lotion
    2-5 pairs breast pads
    2-3 nursing bras
    2 - 3 Bottles for storing milk
    1 - 2 Bottle brush

    Bathing
    1 Infant Plastic Bathtub
    2 - 4 Hooded towels
    2 - 4 Washcloths for bathing baby
    1 Bath mat
    1 Bathing baby body wash
    1 Baby Bathing lotion
    1 Baby Bathing oil
    1 Baby shampoo

    Travel
    Car Seat / Infant Seat
    Pushchair/pram
    Changing bag
    Car sun shades
    Child view mirror
    Head support
     
  3. JMC

    JMC Well-Known Member

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    Wow! Thank you so much thats a great help !!!
     
  4. Sarah&Braydon

    Sarah&Braydon Well-Known Member

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    racael just about got it all
    if u have not got loads of money u can get a travel system which is like a car seat and pushchair like this:
    http://www.mothercare.com/invt/lx0695&b ... velsystems
    this is the one i have got its also got a snug thing but u can also get them around £150+
     
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