Shopping for newborn essentials can be a little daunting, especially with the number of different options available nowadays. So, we made a list to make things a little easier and stress-free for all you new Moms & Dads.
Here’s a checklist of pretty much everything you need to shop for before your baby arrives. Scroll down to the end to save the printable version of this checklist for your reference.
A good diaper bag that’s easy to carry around can make things a lot easier for you, Mumma. You’ll need this any time you’re on the go and even for your baby’s routine visits to the doctor.
Portable changing mats
You’ll be changing a LOT of diapers in a LOT of different places. Portable changing mats make quick diaper changes easier.
No prizes for guessing you’re going to need more diapers than you could ever imagine. Click here for our Ultimate Guide to Diaper Changing.
Stock up on Softsens baby ultra-soft, quick absorbent, cloth based, all-natural Baby Wet Wipes that’ll cleanse, nourish and soothe your baby’s skin.
Diaper Changing Table + Changing Mat
A sturdy diaper changing table is better for everyone AND for your back! Click here to read our Essential Tips for setting up an efficient Diaper Changing Station.
An efficient diaper disposal system is not just super helpful but will also keep those nasty smells away.
BATH & SKINCARE
Baby Powder, Baby soap/Tear-free Baby Wash, Tear-free Baby shampoo, Baby Cream, Baby Lotion, Diaper Rash Cream, Baby Hair Oil, Baby Massage Oil.
Care for your baby’s skin with Softsens baby gentle & mildly-formulated baby skin care products that are hypoallergenic, free from parabens and other harmful chemicals & pass the highest standards of testing in Europe. Get all these products in our all-inclusive Complete Baby Bath & Skin Essentials Kit or click here to shop individual products.
You’ll need a few soft & absorbent baby hooded bath towel that’ll keep your little one warm & cozy after a bath.
Baby Bath tub
This is not a must-have essential but can be a helpful bath-time accessory.
Keep aside a tiny mug to rinse your baby’s skin while you bathe them.
A good-quality breast pump is a great investment. Click here to read our blog on 15 Smart Tips to Help you Pump More Milk!
Bottles with slow-flow nipples
Picking the right bottle for your baby is important. Here are some helpful bottle-feeding tips for new moms.
Helps keep your baby bottles clean and free of bacteria.
Bottle Cleaning Brush
Keep aside a separate bottle brush for cleaning your baby’s bottles.
Soft burp cloths to clean up drool, spit up and more. Our organic muslin swaddles also double up as excellent burp cloths for your baby.
Bibs (when baby starts solids)
You’ll love our soft, absorbent & long lasting 100% GOTS-certified organic muslin bibs that are easy to wash and get softer after each wash.
Nipple Balm (for Mumma)
A good nipple balm can help soothe dry, chapped nipples while you’re breastfeeding.
Make feeding easier with a comfortable feeding pillow.
Nursing bras & nursing pads
Stock up on a few comfortable nursing bras and some nursing pads for Mumma.
CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES
Bodysuits, Footies & Onesies
Baby clothing needs to be comfortable, cozy, and practical. Softsens baby bodysuits, footies & onesies with snap openings for easy diaper changes & in-built mittens are perfect for your little ones. Click here to check out our range of ultra-soft GOTS certified organic clothing & one-of-a-kind bamboo clothing especially designed for baby’s soft & sensitive skin.
Comfy pajamas with diaper openings for sweeter dreams and easier nighttime changes.
Stretchy bottoms that can be paired with your baby’s onesies for a cozier outfit. See our cute organic cotton bottoms here.
Beanies & Booties
Keep those little heads and toes snug & cozy with our adorable beanies & booties.
To keep your little one from scratching their skin.
Baby jacket (for cold weather)
A warm jacket if you live in a cooler climate.
Baby Swaddle Blankets
Swaddle blankets are great for helping your baby sleep better and are also useful in so many ways. Choose from our range of soft & breathable organic muslin swaddle blankets or bamboo stretch swaddles that are multi-purpose and can be alternatively used as stroller covers & blankets
Choose a crib that works best for you. Click here to read our 5 Safe Sleep Practices for Babies.
Baby bedding set
Make bedtime even cozier and luxurious with our 100% GOTS certified organic cotton bedding set that is especially designed for extra comfort, can be easily washed & is suitable for all seasons.
- Baby monitor (optional)
Baby nail clipper and nail filer
Your baby’s nails need to be cut often as they grow pretty fast, and can scratch your little one’s skin.
Baby hair brush
A soft brush or wide toothed baby comb to manage their delicate locks
This is a must to ensure your baby’s safety.
A good stroller can make being outdoors with your baby so much easier.
Baby play mat
Give your little one daily tummy time on their plat mat.
Here's a ready-to-use printable Softsens checklist of all your Newborn Baby Essentials.PDF