A baby is such a small vulnerable little human that needs our love and care all throughout their life. It is our responsibility to take care of them and provide them with comfort right from the start. Babies are so delicate and fragile that they must be handled very carefully and there are a few delicate items that are needed for every newborn baby. These essential items need to be on every new mom’s checklist as they are not simply things that would be convenient for the mother but are in fact necessary to take care of the baby and ensure they are comfortable. A baby’s comfort is something that we will naturally assume based on facts that we ourselves feel. For example, making sure the baby isn’t cold. Therefore, as a responsible mother who is eager to give birth and begin the process of taking care of their baby. Below are a list of items that are must-haves!

Plenty of Diapers

Babies are naturally poop machines when they are born and up to a certain age so you can never have enough diapers. It is always easier to be fully stocked with these as you can’t be running to the store to get some every time you run out of diapers with a newborn baby in the house. When choosing the best diapers for your baby, don’t simply settle for the cheapest option as reduced quality can have harmful effects of your baby. There are some brands that offer large mega packs such as huggies that can be relatively cheaper than having to purchase multiple packs. It is very important to find a good brand which produces high-quality diapers to prevent your baby from developing any kind of rash or to prevent them from any kind of discomfort. It is best to research and read through reviews of products and even ask from your friends and family who have children on what brands they would recommend. You simply cannot afford to compromise on quality.

Soft Wash Clothes and Unscented Baby Wipes

Babies need a lot of wiping, and I mean a lot. They constantly need to be cleaned, whether it’s a milk spill or when changing a diaper, there is always something to wipe. This constant wiping continues for quite a while in a baby’s life until they are at the age where they understand not to spill things. Keeping this in mind, it is a good idea to have some soft wash clothes ready for when your baby is arriving. Choose delicate materials that would be comfortable and gentle on your baby’s skin. Keep in mind that their skin is extremely fragile until a certain age. Choose unscented wipes rather than scented ones because scented ones contain chemicals that may be harmful to your baby.

Diaper Creams and Powders

When babies are constantly wearing diapers, they have the tendency to develop diaper rashes and just general rashes. This is mainly due to the heat being trapped within the baby unable to escape and causes heat rashes. Have some diaper cream and powder ready for when you are changing your baby’s diaper. This will keep them dry and prevent rashes.

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