A checklist for a newborn baby is essential in your run up to bub’s arrival. Getting ready for the stork’s visit can be pretty overwhelming. What do you need to buy and what can you really do without? If you are expecting your first bundle of joy, our printable checklist for a newborn baby will help you to ensure that you have everything you need to welcome your precious baby into his or her new home.
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Printable Checklist for a Newborn Baby
To print your two-page checklist, simply click on the image below to open our free PDF file.
Printable Checklist for a Newborn Baby: Text Format
For those mamas and dadas who prefer good old plain-text format, you can find our printable checklist for a newborn baby below.
|Nursery Furniture and Accessories|
|Bin / trash can||Music box with lullaby-type music|
|Blanket||Rocking chair or nursing chair|
|Changing pad covers||Sheet set|
|Clothing hamper or box||Shelves for toys, books and changing items|
|Cot or crib or bassinet||Soft toy suitable for newborn|
|Dresser or changing table||Nursery decorations|
|Mattress and mattress pads|
|Changing and bathing|
|Baby bath with a removable stopper for draining water Nappies||Facecloths|
|Baby soap and shampoo||Hooded towels|
|Bags for disposing of used or soiled nappies||Nappy rash cream|
|Change table||Nappy wipes|
|Cotton buds||Talcum powder|
|Cotton wool balls||Towels|
|Disposable cloths for cleaning up accidents||Bath toys|
|Baby carrier/sling||Diaper bag and diaper bag checklist|
|Car sunshade||High quality, safety-tested pram|
|Carseat||Mirror so that the baby can see you|
|Breast pump, bottles and accessories||Nursing pillow|
|Disposable nursing pads||Nursing tops and pajamas|
|Nipple cream||Washable breast pads|
|Nursing bras||List of breastfeeding support agencies in Singapore|
|Bottle brush and drying rack||Formula|
|Bottle sterilizer||Newborn nipples|
|Bottles (Have a good stock)|
|Bodysuits||Singlets or singlet suits|
|Hat to protect from the sun||Socks|
Want to know more about what to expect? Check out our guide to having a baby in Singapore.
If you’re pregnant, don’t forget to arrange your photographer well in advance of bub’s arrival. Check out our guide to newborn photographers in Singapore.
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