The preparations for the arrival of a baby start months before the little one actually arrives. Although many people think they know everything that a baby might need, there are always some things that are left out.
In case of the baby one of the most important items is the diapers. Make sure that you have enough of them, and also you might want to get several sizes, since you don’t know the size of the baby until he or she is born.
You should also think about clothing; one of the most useful items is the onesie. There are numerous colors and patterns that you may choose from.
The sling is also another product that you might want to consider in order to be comfortable while carrying the baby making sure that the little one is also comfortable.
A stroller is next in line since it makes it easier to travel with the baby. Regarding travelling you should also think about the car.
If you want to travel with the baby you might have to get a car seat.
In case something goes wrong, be sure that you have a first aid kit at hand. There are some special medications for babies that you should make sure you have around. Exactly for the same purpose get the number of a pediatrician and of the local poison control.
On the other hand there are some items that the mother should keep in mind. These include sanitary napkins that you could take from the hospital and a squeeze bottle. You shouldn’t forget about the first blanket and hat of the baby.
Most of the hospitals have prepared a small batch of baby supplies but you have to remember to bring your own for the day you bring your baby home.
While being at home a mother might need a tuck pad, a nursing bra and one of the most important products – the breast pump. Make sure that you have all these at home.