Preparing – and shopping – for the impending arrival of your newborn baby is an exciting time, but it can also be daunting. There’s no shortage of products on offer and it can be difficult to know which items are necessary, which items are pure luxury and which are completely useless. Many items can be purchased after you’ve met your new addition, but there are some things you’ll need to get in advance.
We’ve put together a list of newborn essentials, along with some must-have items and a handy downloadable checklist for you to print out and take into store.
A moisturiser for Cradle Cap in Babies or Seborrheic Dermatitis in Adults. This version of our moisturising cream helps return the skin to a healthy condition. Like all our cream it can be used anywhere on the body. MooGoo Scalp Cream can also be used as a general moisturiser.
Babies need some cleansers in their bath for hygiene. Washing with water doesn’t really remove dirt and ermm..other stuff that gets on babies. But some cleansers can dry the skin, especially those that make bubbles. And every parent knows, BABIES NEED BUBBLES!
Our new BabyLove Premmie nappy range has been specially designed to meet the delicate needs of your premature baby. With a unique 3D design, soft stretchy gathers and silky light material, you can feel safe knowing you’re providing your baby with the very best in comfort and care.
Featuring Australian first patented technology*, BabyLove Cosifit™ helps prevent harsh, red marks on baby’s delicate skin and provides advanced leakage protection. Our BabyLove Cosifit nappy features an ultra-soft and breathable cover, specially designed to provide a gentle fit for your babies skin.
An all-in-one change mat. Matty transforms any dresser or table to a baby change station by simply placing it on the unit and its non-slip base will hold it firmly in place. There is no need for any structure or edges around the mat. Product Feature • Safe to use on any flat surface • Secure non-slip base • Super soft without need for a cover • Soft to the touch, yet robust • Made from PUR (polyurethane foam) • 100% waterproof • Easy to clean • Measures 70x50x11cm • Weighs 2.9kg
3 sprouts hooded towel is perfect for newborns to age 18 months. Made of a spa grade natural terry towelling on the inside and cotton knit on the outside both parents and babies will go wild for our animal hooded towels. dimensions: 30" x 30" materials: 100% cotton knit exterior cotton terry towel interior
Sudocrem is a soothing emollient cream which aids and assists in the management of nappy rash, eczema, abrasions, minor skin irritations, and wounds. Sudocrem Healing Cream soothes and heals the irritated area while protecting the skin from further irritation. Sudocrem Healing Cream does NOT contain any nut ingredients. 250g tub featured.
Hippybottomus modern cloth nappies are made of natural fabric – against the skin is a layer of white bamboo fleece, which is anti-bacterial (& mildew resistant), has great ventilation, helps reduce odours, and is really soft. It is also anti-pilling and anti-fuzzing, so it washes really well. This fabric is far superior to the synthetic fabrics generally used in stay-dry nappies. It is also known to generate anions, which are very beneficial to bub’s health (they activate the bodies cells, purify the blood, help tiredness, calm the nervous system & improve allergies).
Description: FESS Little Noses® is Australia’s #1 selling baby saline solution. The effective, natural solution loosens and thins mucus and the easy-to use aspirator helps to clear your baby’s blocked nose. Since babies cannot clear their noses as adults do, the suctioning effect of the aspirator has the same effect as blowing the nose to clear mucus congestion. Using the nasal aspirator to remove mucus will help avoid the harshness of tissues.
Little Eyes™ are the only wipes in the Australian and New Zealand market specially formulated to cleanse and freshen eyes. These are designed to clear the baby's™ eyes of the gunk™ associated with blocked tear ducts, pink eye, allergies and other eye related conditions such as stye or conjunctivitis. They are soft and gentle on the eye, but strong enough to clear away crusted matter.
Little Coughs is a pleasant-tasting cough syrup based on an extract of ivy leaf, which acts as an expectorant. It helps to thin and loosen mucus, making it easier to clear the chest of congestion.
Infacol wind drops are an effective method of treating wind in babies and infants. Infacol helps relieve infant wind before painful colic can occur.
The only 100% natural rubber and food paint teething toy in the world. Born in France in 1961, Sophie quickly became a "must have" in baby's essentials. Designed to stimulate the senses and soothe teething gums, mothers recognise right away the benefits of this little giraffe for their child.
The premium Hospital's Choice Steady Grip Nail Clippers are specially designed with curved cutting edges to easily trim nails closely. New ergonomic design allows for ease of use and comfortable grip.
As Australia's leading brand in cotton wool balls, Swisspers Cotton Wool Balls are made from 100% cotton to give you superior softness and absorbency. An essential part of your beauty routine, Swisspers Cotton Wool Balls are perfect for applying and removing cosmetics, first aid uses and caring for baby.
Wean Meister Easy Rinse Bibs are incredibly soft and comfortable, parents often keep them on all the time during that dribbly teething stage! Made out of high quality silicone, their colour stays bright and vibrant no matter how many times it is washed. Forget about washing dozens of bibs a day. These bibs will be rinsed clean in seconds and are also dishwasher safe. Two in a pack. Colours include Green, Pink and Blue.
Mudder Udder Balm is lanolin Free, preservative free, soothing for cracked and sore nipples and edible so won't harm baby. Helps soothe the skin and keep it in good condition.
The Original Milton Formula. Milton Solution kills 99.9% of germs and sterilises in just 15minutes with efficacy for 24 hours.
Boon Patch is perfect for narrow spaces, like the windowsill or that utterly useless area behind the sink. It holds all of your just-washed baby accessories: bottles, sippy cups, pacifiers and whatnot. Best of all, it looks great year-round.
Rite Aid Nursing Pads have a unique moisture proof system that help to keep you comfortable and dry in between breastfeeding. The pads are discrete with an adhesive strip to secure pads in place as you move throughout the day.
Natural Curve nursing pillow is the result of years of consultation and development with lactation experts and breastfeeding mothers, the result encouraging an ergonomically tension-free posture and reduce the development of muscular strain most commonly felt through the shoulders, arms, neck and back. The pillow’s smart contouring supports baby in the ideal tummy-to-tummy position for a healthy latch and aids digestion by positioning baby’s head above tummy level.
The Medela Swing Maxi compact double electric breastpump is perfect for mothers looking for a simple and time-saving solution. Ideal to increase milk supply and for daily use. Support of milk supply: double pumping can help to increase and sustain milk supply. Efficiency: simultaneous expression in combination with the 2-Phase Expression Technology provides you a maximum of time-saving. Comfortable: a range of vacuum levels and settings. Easy to use: easy to assemble, use and clean. Flexible: light and compact to pump at home or on the go, use with batteries or main adapter.
Breastfeeding is always best for your baby, but sometimes it is not possible to breastfeed naturally. Calma is an alternative to breastfeeding for mothers wishing to feed their babies with breastmilk.
- Enables babies to maintain their natural feeding behaviour learned on the breast.
- Babies can drink, breathe and pause regularly.
- Supports an easy transition from the breast to the feeding solution and back to the breast.
Love to Dream, the Swaddle UP™ is the only zip-up swaddle available that allows your baby to sleep in the arms UP position. The Swaddle UP™ requires no complicated wrapping, so everyone can swaddle right every time. Need more sleep? Swaddle UP!
Babysense2 Infant Breathing Movement Monitor
Because you can’t watch over your baby around the clock, sleep with greater peace of mind while Babysense2 monitors the breathing movement rate of your sleeping baby. Should these breathing movements fall below a certain rate or not be detected, Babysense2 will alert you audibly and visually. Enjoy the restful reassurance that comes with knowing should your baby need you, you’ll be alerted.
nspired by retro silhouettes and Nordic colourways, the PALOMA nursery range represents the perfect balance between refined simplicity and sophistication for the modern family.
Puckababy Sleepsuit is suitable for newborn to 6 months and made from 100% natural Tencel. Comfortable button through from top to bottom making change time easier and no need to fully undress baby when changing on cold nights. Ideal and safe for use under sleeping bags and allows baby to regulate their body temperature without over heating.
Peace Baby® Volume 1 Pre-birth uses natural sounds and rhythms to emulate the sounds baby hears inside the womb. The music for babies is designed to bring harmony to the environment and help relax and soothe the expectant mother and baby throughout pregnancy. Peace Baby® Volume 2 Post-birth music for babies is designed especially to be played after baby has arrived. It features lullabies similar to, but slightly more up-temp than, Pre-birth. It helps create a familiar environment by imitating sounds such as the mother’s heartbeat and soft, soothing maternal rhythms.
The Joya Rocker has a small footprint and no compromise on comfort. It's gentle rock provides the perfect time for feeding, a nap or even storytime. It has tailored upholstery and a tall supportive back to ensure Wood base options include a choice of Solid American Walnut or White. Like all monte chairs, the included lumbar pillow is great for extra back, neck or arm support while holding baby. DIMENSIONS: Seat Height: 43cm Seat Depth: 47cm Back Height (from seat to top of chair): 64cm Overall Length: 79cm Overall Height: 91cm Overall Width: 64cm Interior seat width: 52cm
Lulujo bamboo muslin wraps are a delicate, silky soft and natural. Made with bamboo sourced rayon they are generous in size (120 cm x 120 cm), versatile and durable yet lightweight. Not only used for swaddling, these wraps can also be used as a blanket, a nursing cover, a portable crib sheet, a change mat, a stroller cover, and more. Pre-washed, dual layer and softer with each use. dimensions: 120cm x 120cm
Inspired by retro silhouettes and Nordic colourways, the PALOMA nursery range represents the perfect balance between refined simplicity and sophistication for the modern family.
We wish making a good sunscreen using only Zinc as the active was as easy as putting Zinc into a moisturiser, but it’s not. Good broad spectrum sun protection using only Zinc without being too greasy is very complicated. Stability, a good reflective film, naturally preserved…all of these things took us 4 years of work to achieve.
The NEW Ergobaby Cool Air 360 Carrier is the coolest addition to our award winning collection. Specially designed to keep you and your baby cool and comfortable in warm weather, the Cool Air 360 Carrier combines the best features of the Original 360 Carrier together with 3D-AirMesh panels and moisture-wicking mesh lining - making it the perfect companion for any adventure.
Redsbaby Jive is designed specifically to address the needs of parents wanting a premium pram that doesn’t compromise on features or quality that doesn't cost the earth!
Mimico Lucid Baby Bag features the signature Mimco turnlock hardware. Constructed using durable nylon with top handles and shoulder straps, it is practical and easy to keep clean. It possesses twin front pockets and is proof that style is not without substance.
Made from certified organic cotton, the Hug-a-Bub organic pocket wrap carrier softly and supportively cradles your baby from head to toe, promoting orthopaedically correct positioning for your baby's delicate hips and spine. The unique pocket turns inside out to become a storage pouch. By carrying your baby close in the Hug-a-Bub organic pocket wrap carrier, you help give him a gentle transition to life outside the womb.
The PacaPod Oban with it's convertable backpack straps is the perfect bag for family expeditions as it weighs less than 1kg making it a lightweight companion for and and about and air travel. It comes with two completely detachable feeding and changing ‘pods’ for storing baby and toddler feeding and changing items. The pods can be removed from the main bag, attached to any pram/stroller, leaving plenty of space for a laptop, shopping or gym gear. Dimensions - 40cm x 36cm x 18cm
The UPPAbaby VISTA is a convertible stroller system that can transport up to three children without growing wider. Designed to adapt as your family grows, suitable from birth through to toddler years. The VISTA makes for a perfect single pram as well as accommodating two compatible capsules, two bassinets as well as a toddler and second seat.
The Mico AP features advanced Air Protect™ Side Impact Protection. Air Protect™ protects around your baby’s head, where it’s needed most. The comfortable premium fabrics and padded 5-point harness cover keep baby secure and cosy during the ride, and the included Cozi-Dozi™ head insert is perfect for the extra support needed by infants. Each Mico AP comes complete with a multi-position sun canopy with a flip out visor to help protect baby’s sensitive eyes from bright lights. The Mico AP is also compatible with a large range of strollers like Quinny, Bugaboo, Joolz and Stokke.