Pre-Baby Shopping List for Around the House

Shopping pre-baby can be fun when it comes to those adorable little clothes and toys. But, what about around the house? Don’t worry, we’ve got a checklist of items for you. That way, when the baby comes, you will be prepared and can save that shopping time for more bonding time.

First up via is the Nursery Furniture

The necessities:

____ Crib or co-sleeper

____ Crib mattress

It’s nice to have:

____ Changing table

____ Bassinet (though it’s only safe until 3 months or 15 pounds)

____ Rocking chair or glider

____ Humidifier or vaporizer

____ Dresser/chest

____ Hamper

____ Baby monitor (if you have a big house)


  • A secondhand crib (get a new one for safety)

Toiletries via Sweet Orange Fox (don’t forget one of all of hubs’ stuff too!)

___ Toothpaste
___ Toothbrushes
___ Floss (I have an obsession…this may not be on your must-have list!)
___ Razors/Razor Heads
___ Shaving Cream
___ Deodorant
___ Lotion, Face Moisturizer
___ Sunscreen (if needed)
___ Shampoo/Conditioner
___ Body Wash/Shower Gel
___ Face Wash
___ Breathe Right Strips (if your significant other has a snoring problem…. xoxo, Matt!)
___ Earplugs (see above)
___ One Extra of All Makeup Products (concealer, foundation, powder, mascara, eyeliner, sponges etc)
___ Q-tips/Cotton Balls/Cotton Rounds

Feeding Items via MadeForMums


___ 3 nursing bras

___ Breast pads

___ Nipple cream

___ Muslin squares/wraps, for discrete public feeding and burping

Best nursing bras for large breasts


___ 6 feeding bottles

___ 6 teats, slow flow

___ Steriliser

___ Infant formula, if you’re not expressing

___ Muslin squares/wraps, for burping

MadeForMums printable Shopping List Here

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For more ideas from parents, visit the Baby Center Community Forum

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