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.

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

For Mum

  • 1 x Hospital bag
  • 3 x Nightwear ,dressing gown, slippers, maternity bras and underwear, Comfortable clothes for going home.
  • 2 x packets 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

  • 4 x Nursing bras
  • 4 xNursing tops
  • 1 x Breastfeeding cover
  • 2 x packs of Breast pads
  • 1x Breastfeeding support pillow
  • 4 x Bibs & burp cloths
  • 1 x Nipple cream
  • 1 x packet  Nipple shields

For Bottle Feeding

  • 4 x small bottles for infants
  • 1 x tin formula recommended by hospital or personal preference
  • 4 x Teats for infants
  • 1 x Steriliser
  • 1 x Bottle brush
  • 1 x Bottle warmer
  • 1 x Bottle carrier
  • 4 x Bibs & burp cloths
  • 1x Soothers / dummies

Getting your Nursery Room Ready

Getting your Nursery Room Ready

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

Baby Bath, Toiletries and Safety

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