Newborn checklist

The ultimate newborn checklist can help you determine what you'll need to purchase and prepare as you get ready for baby's arrival.

What you’ll need to have on hand for the early days with your newborn:

Clothing

Blankets

Feeding

If you’re breastfeeding, you don’t really need any equipment.

Some nursing mothers like to have these items:

If you are formula feeding:

Diapering:

If you are using re-usable cloth diapers:

If you are using disposable diapers:

Bathtime

Bedtime

If you are using a crib:

If you are co-sleeping:

Other necessities

Nice-to-have items

For more new baby help check out this video on how to give baby a bath.

And don’t miss five things your baby doesn’t need in the first year. Plus, how to save money on diapers (a must-read!).

We have lots more helpful videos, including tips on how to get a baby to latch and how to hold your newborn in our Baby section.

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