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.
Stay close to your little one no matter where you are in your home. With helpful extra’s including temperature sensor, lullabies, and two-way communication, you can rest assured your little ones is sleeping safe and sound.
Snugtime Cosi Bag with sleeves are a slim fitting bag ideal for using over PJ’s or just use a nappy or bodysuit inside. 2.5 tog – suitable for rooms 17 to 20 degrees Double-ended zipper with zip protection Machine washable and very quick to dry. 100% cotton interlocked inner and outer, with polyester filling Suitable for babies and toddlers – sizes 00-2
Babysense2 Infant Breathing Movement MonitorBecause 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: 43cmSeat Depth: 47cmBack Height (from seat to top of chair): 64cmOverall Length: 79cmOverall Height: 91cmOverall Width: 64cmInterior seat width: 52cm
Inspired by retro silhouettes and Nordic colourways, the PALOMA nursery range represents the perfect balance between refined simplicity and sophistication for the modern family.
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.
Heinz Baby Basics Sticky Fingers Fragrance Free Wipes come in a travel pack of 30 and features a resealable snap closure lid. Alcohol free, dermatologically tested and allergy screened, these wipes are ideal to gently cleanse, moisturise and freshen baby’s delicate skin.
The durable nylon bristles and the fan-head brush ensures that food residues are easily cleaned from any hard-to-reach parts of your bottles and teats. The separate teat brush stores neatly in the handle and can be hung up to air-dry by the built-in hanger hole.
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.
The UPPAbaby Alta/Cruz thinks of everything! It is suitable from birth (if using the snug seat or bassinet), the toddler seat holds the weight of a little one up to 23kg, which means your toddler will be well and truly out of the pram when they reach this weight, easily seeing them through those early years.
Get out and go with the sleek and stylish Redsbaby METRO. Its compact proportions, agile manoeuvring and generous trimmings. A 7kg lightweight frame and compact design form the METRO’S robust construction. It also boasts a super-sized 10kg basket to store everything you and your child need.
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.
The Ergobaby Wrap is the perfect companion in those first months and beyond. Soft, stretchy cotton makes different carrying positions easy both for you and your baby.
Combines a compact modern style with an uncanny ability to hold more than you can imagine, tucked away and out of sight.
Everyday, everywhere you may need to change your baby... The perfect gift for baby showers, mothers-to-be and even makes a great present for dad!
Our Baby U Bamboo Wipes are gentle on skin and are kind to the environment too! These wipes are made from 100% natural bamboo and are 100% biodegradable.
Snuggle with your baby after bath time with the cute Pipp hooded towel and mitt set. Crafted from 100% cotton, this hooded towel and mitt set is luxuriously soft and comfortable. Both the towel and mitt feature a penguin theme, and the hood of the towel is embroidered to look like a penguin.
Our nappies are made from chlorine-free wood pulp fluff, breathable back sheet, sodium polyacrylate (SAP), aloe vera & vitamin-e enriched top sheet, super strong velcro and spandex elastic waist and cuffs.
The Goat Milk Body Wash 250ml is used at bath time. It cleans the skin while also moisturising and soothing irritated skin. The product does not contain any harsh chemicals, Parabens, artificial colours or SLS's.
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.
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
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.
The award-winning miosolo is a simple, stylish and super soft all-in-one cloth nappy which is as easy to use as a disposable! The nappy is one size meaning it will grow with your baby from birth to potty training.
Braun ThermoScan® 7 is the flagship product of Braun thermometers. This ear thermometer features the new patented Age Precision® Technology – an age-adjustable fever guidance which completely takes the guesswork out of interpreting child’s temperature.
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.