Baby Checklist

Helping You to be Prepared

For Pregnancy

Getting Ready For Pregnancy

  • Maternity clothes (casual & evening) Maternity bras , Sleeping bras, Nightwear Maternity, underwear
  • Pregnancy support belt Pants expander
  • Sleep support pillow
  • Stretch mark cream
  • Pregnancy journal and diary

Hospital Bag For Baby

 

Hospital Bag For Baby

The list below is for 3 days stay in the hospital.

  • Nappy bag packed with essentials
  • Infant nappies -Cloth or disposables
  • Packs baby wipes
  • Bottle gentle baby wash
  • Cotton Wool Balls
  • Baby blankets
  • Muslin wraps
  • Singlets
  • Pants
  • Bodysuits long sleeve for winter Short sleeves for summer
  • Pairs mittens
  • Pairs Booties and socks
  • Beanies

For Mum

  • Hospital bag
  • Nightwear ,dressing gown, slippers, maternity bras and underwear, Comfortable clothes for going home.
  • Maternity pads
  • Toiletries and  Tissues
  • Massage oil/relaxation products
  • Support pillow
  • Heat pack / water bottle
  • Birth plan and hospital folder containing Blood group card, Medicare or health insurance card

Safe travel home from the hospital

  • Infant Car Seat Or Baby Capsule
  • Installation of the Car Seat or Capsule at least 2 weeks prior to the due date.

For Breastfeeding

  • Nursing bras
  • Nursing tops
  • Breastfeeding cover
  • Breast pads
  • Breastfeeding support pillow
  • Bibs & burp cloths
  • Nipple cream
  • Nipple shields

For Bottle Feeding

  • Infant feeding bottles
  • formula recommended by hospital or personal preference
  • Steriliser
  • Bottle brush
  • Bottle warmer
  • Bottle carrier
  • Bibs & burp cloths
  • Soothers / dummies

Getting your Nursery Room Ready

Getting your Nursery Room Ready

  • Cot and mattress
  • Bassinet or co- sleeper and mattress
  • Mattress protectors
  • Sheets for cot and bassinet
  • Swaddles / baby sleeping bags
  • Blankets
  • Change table & mat
  • Change mat covers
  • Dresser / drawers
  • Wardrobe & hangers
  • Nappy stacker /Nappy organiser / storage
  • Room thermometer
  • Baby monitor
  • Musical mobile
  • Nightlight
  • Nursing chair
  • Toy box
  • Nappy pail

Baby Bath, Toiletries and Safety

  • Bath and Baby bath
  • Pour bucket
  • Baby nail clippers
  • Baby brush & comb
  • Non-slip bath mat
  • Bath thermometer
  • Bath toys, Bath support as required
  • Baby towels
  • Sponge & face cloth
  • Thermometer
  • Baby toiletries; gentle baby wash and lotion
  • Nappy cream
  • Nasal Aspirator

Travel Essentials

  • Pram / stroller
  • Pram blankets
  • Pram rain cover / UV cover / liner
  • Car seat or Capsule Fitted according to Australian standards.
  • Baby carrier
  • Car window shade
  • Rearward facing mirror
  • Portacot
  • Nappy bag (with all the essentials)

 

 

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