This post may contain affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase from my link I may make a small commission at no cost to you. For more information, visit my disclosures page.

10 new baby essentials for new moms

Babies have a tendency of taking over your home. They have so much stuff and registries can be so overwhelming. There are many items we received or bought throughout the years that we’ve never used and I want to save you the space and the budget to focus in on the items that really matter. As a mom of three, I’m sharing my favorite new baby essentials.

Now of course you’ll need a car seat, stroller, and eventually a crib, but these are my regular go to items that I love and highly recommend to any new moms. 

New Mom and Baby Essentials

After 3 babies, I've scaled down our baby gear to the most essential items needed to raise little humans. The items in this list are my go-tos, my lifesavers, and are not to be missed.
1

Ingenuity Foldaway Rocking Bassinet

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

With the recall of the Rock 'n Play, thousands of moms have needed a safer alternative for their babies. I love having a bassinet to put baby in on my main floor. The flat surface of this bassinet promotes safe sleep habits.

Buy Now
2

HALO SleepSack Micro-Fleece Swaddle

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

I love these sleep sacks. This one has velcro making it super easy to get baby swaddled and snuggled for sleep.

Buy Now
3

Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitor with Interchangeable Optical Lens

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

A video monitor brings peace of mind as your little one sleeps. Camera units can be added to this model, which is ideal for growing families.

Buy Now
4

Aden by aden + anais Baby Swaddle Blanket

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

These swaddle blankets are so soft and versatile. Use them to swaddle baby, as a nursing cover, or a large burp cloth.

Buy Now
5

Simple Joys by Carter's Baby 3-Pack Sleep and Play

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

Zippered sleep and play baby outfits are the best when baby is so young, especially in the night time. No need to fiddle with buttons or snaps. Believe me, you want zippers!

Buy Now
6

Maya Wrap Ring Sling

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

Baby's love to be snug against mom. This wrap is easy to use and can support baby in multiple positions, and allows mom to be hands free.

Buy Now
7

Dohm Classic White Noise Machine

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

This white noise machine is essential for healthy sleep habits. The white noise will quiet baby's mind better than a lullaby. It's great for parents too!

Buy Now
8

MAM Newborn Pacifiers

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

The Soothie pacifer you receive in the hospital is great, but not all babies love it. These MAM pacifiers are definitely worth a try.

Buy Now
9

Piyo Piyo Baby Nail Scissors

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

Repeat after me: Never use clippers on a new baby. When my oldest was an infant I made that mistake and cut his little finger. Never again. These nail scissors are the best and worth the price.

Buy Now
10

Baby Nasal Aspirator NoseFrida the Snotsucker by Fridababy

Photo Credit: www.amazon.com

It may seem like the grossest thing, and it kind of is. Put that aside because this thing is the best at getting your little one's nose cleared.

Buy Now

 

I hope you enjoyed this list of 10 new baby essentials. What are your favorite baby items? Share them in the comments below. 

If you like you what you see, please COMMENT, PIN, SHARE, or TWEET! I'd appreciate the love! 

 

Author

Hi, I’m Meghan, party lover and designer at Elva M Design Studio. I’m a mom of three young boys and so passionate about celebrating all life has to offer. I love party planning and bringing people together, whether it’s for Champagne Friday, celebrating a new baby, a birthday, or just because! I hope you'll find some unique party ideas and printables to assist in planning your own celebrations.

2 Comments

  1. These are such great baby items. I have the white noise machine and it’s amazing! My older kids even use it.

Write A Comment