Must-haves for the first year
Baby soothers, toys, and entertainment
Pacifiers: Is a great way to keep the baby busy,
Bouncy seat: Also called a bouncer, these baby seats bounce up and down. Bouncers are safe for the baby to get exercised and play
Toys: Babies get really bored quickly so toys are great sources to keep the baby entertained
Books: Books help the baby to read and help the baby learn things
Tip: If you need to do something or take a quick nap theses ways are helpful to keep the baby occupied.
Crib and mattress: Is padding on the bed so the baby can sleep easily.
Bedding: Is the frame of the comforter so the baby won’t fall out.
Wearable blankets (2 or 3): are blankets that will cover up the baby so the baby will not get cold, some blankets have their name on it when there are born. You may or may not need these, depending on the climate where you live and what season your baby's born in.
Swaddling blankets (3): so when the baby throws up you have blankets there so the throw up will not get on you or the person who is holding the baby.
Tip: make sure you get as much sleep as you can because having a baby is hard to fall asleep
Safety gates: If you want your baby not to go upstairs a gate to the stairs makes sure that the baby will not go up
Outlet covers: babies like to play with whatever they can find and if they find an outlet they might get electrocuted and baby thing might happen to the baby
Toilet seat locks: Are a lock on the top of the seat so the baby will not hurt themselves
Baby monitors: Are a great way to hear everything the baby is doing, like crying
Tip: make sure everything you have is baby safety proof
First-aid kit: Is a quick way to help your baby feel better if they hurt themselves
Bulb syringe: Use to clear a stuffy nose
Teething toys: Chewing items for the baby
Digital thermometer: To see if the baby has a fever
Baby nail scissors or clippers: So they can have short nails without hurting the baby
A soft-bristled baby brush: So the babies can a fresh breath without hurting themselves
Breastfeeding and bottlefeeding
Highchair: is a chair that is high so you can feed the baby
Bowls: are round and you put food into it to feed the baby
Baby spoons: are small spoon for baby's to eat with
Sippy cups (3 to 5): are cups with a top so if the baby spills it, it would make a big mess
Bibs (3 to 5): is like a napkin, it is for the baby to keep them clean from the food