Five Newborn Essentials That Every Parent Needs

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When it comes to newborn babies, there are a lot of things that you need to grab before the baby arrives. But are there certain things that should be on the list? Of course, there is! Here are some of the top items or services that you should have at the ready for your new baby arriving into your life.


Sleeping gear

Fun fact about babies, they sleep a lot. This means that you will need somewhere for them to sleep that is safe. The major item that you need is the crib so that they can sleep soundly. When they are sleeping in a different room, it helps to have video baby monitors from Babysense so that you can keep an eye on them. These can be handy if you put them to sleep in their room while you get on with some housework.

Feeding equipment

When it comes to feeding, we all know that breast is best. However, there are some people out there who cannot feed this way. In this case, fed is better. No matter what way you choose to feed your babies, there will always be a need for equipment. From breastfeeding pillows to sterilising systems for bottles and milk storage, you will find plenty of gadgets that will keep your feeding experience safe and fun.


Getting around with your baby can be tough, mainly because you have to bring so much with you. However, with the right equipment, you can easily travel the world with your little one. Car seats are a must if you drive, and you will need some sort of buggy or pushchair for the first few years. There is no reason why you have to be stuck in the house when there are so many items that can help you get around.

Sitting service

This might seem like a strange one but hear us out. There will be times when you need to leave the house and cannot bring your baby with you. These are the times that you will need a sitting service to give you a hand. You don’t need to use them all the time but it helps to use the same person regularly so that it is not a shock to the system. Of course, you could also ask the grandparents or the aunts to help you out here, but they might not always be available.

Getting clean

Babies can be a bit of a difficult challenge to get clean because they are so small, so it can help to have some equipment to make it easier. Baby baths that are small enough to hold them while you wash their toes are a great place to start. However, nappy pails and reusable nappies are another great investment. When it comes to the products that you use on your baby’s skin, make sure it is mild and suitable for them to use, especially when it comes to cleaning their hair if they have a cradle cap or som

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