Having a baby and have no idea where to start? There are so many things out there to buy — it can be very overwhelming to know what the real essentials are. Here's a list of everything you actually need (and nothing you don't).

Feeding - Breastfeeding:

Feeding - Formula:




  • Plastic tub
  • Baby soap 
  • 2 hooded towels 
  • 4 washcloths - this is good to put on the baby's stomach in their first few baths as it calms them


Other Necessities:

  • Car Seat
  • Stroller
  • Thermometer
  • Acamol for babies
  • Nail clippers
  • Hair brush

Nice to Haves:

  • Change table
  • Night light
  • Feeding chair
  • Nursing pillow
  • Baby monitor
  • Rattles
  • Sun shade for car windows
  • Baby carrier
  • Bouncer


Andrea Sechaik