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New Mum Essentials: 15 Things You Absolutely Need!

New Mum Essentials: 15 Things You Absolutely Need!

Being a mum needs lots of planning, preparing, and shopping, and with being a new mum, it can be very stressful. It might seem like a lot of work but not to worry, here is a list including 15 new mum essentials that you cannot do with out. 

15 New Mum Essentials!

1| A crib

First, a crib is at the top of new mum essentials. We recommend the SnuzPod 3 Bedside Crib! The SnuzPod boasts a stunning new look and brand-new features, including a reflux incline, a wider and lighter lift-off bassinet and dual-view breathable mesh sides, making it the perfect sleep solution from newborn to 6 months. It is cleverly designed to always be by your side, with a unique lift-off bassinet that’s lightweight and comfortable for use around the home and when visiting friends and family. 

Find more helpful advice on newborn sleeping habits here.

2| Stroller

The Summer Infant Stroller is one of our top picks! This lightweight and stylish stroller with its aluminum frame is one of the lightest and most featured rich convenience strollers on the market. With an easy to fold frame and carry strap, you can be on-the-go or stow and go with ease.

3| Car seat

The Doona Infant Car Seat is the world’s first car seat with integrated wheels meaning that in less than five seconds you can be out of your car with your precious little one and on your way in safety and style. Whether you’re picking up a latte, running into the supermarket, quickly escaping the rain, or traveling on public transport or through an airport, the Doona is truly the next generation in parent and child safety and mobility

4| A changing mat

Having a baby is miraculous, but we all agree that there are some less glamorous aspects to consider when it comes to taking care of your little one. We love the JJ – Mini Changing Mat for its lightness and flexibility which would make it super easy to just fold, pack, and be ready to go! 

5| Breast Pump

Stimulating your milk flow is important for you as a new mum. That’s why we recommend Tommee Tippee’s Made for Me Electric Breast Pump. Why? Because it’s portable, lightweight and discreet enough to give you confidence and freedom to express breast milk when and where you want. It’s also extremely quiet and gives you a choice of massage and express modes so that you can discover the most comfortable way to stimulate your milk flow and express your breast milk.

6| Breastfeeding pillow

As a new mum, patience is important when breastfeeding your little one. To avoid discomfort for you or your baby, we recommend Clevamama’s Clevacushion. Not only will it make nursing your baby more comfortable, but it can be used in multiple ways, like supporting your back when burning your baby, or a back-supporter for your baby when laying down! 

7| Swaddles

Swaddling babies is really important. It helps them sleep better, it ensures their safety, and makes transition to crib or bassinet easy. To swaddle your baby perfectly, try Summer Infant Swaddleme which has adjustable wraps and secure hook and loop closures for easy, safe swaddling.

8| Baby Monitor

We understand it might be a little difficult for you to leave your newborn alone in a room even if you were just outside the door. A baby monitor is perfect to keep an eye on your little one! The Motorola 2.4′ Digital Video Baby Monitor is a great gadget for a new mom with its colored LCD screen, night vision, built-in temperature sensor, and a high-sensitivity microphone.

9| Baby Carrier

Make your life easier with Ergobaby Baby Carrier. This carrier helps you go on about your day with your baby next to you. It has four comfy carrying positions and features a lumbar support and extra cushioned crossable shoulder straps for parents.

Also read Top 10 Baby Carriers here at Mumzworld

10| Nursery Care Kit

Keep your baby groomed with this Nursery Care Kit which includes 21 pieces, and a storage case is included so parents can keep each item conveniently close at hand at home or on-the-go.

11| Bath tub and towel

Bathing your newborn might be stressful for you as a new mum. The First Years Sure Comfort Tub with its deep ergonomic design holds the baby better for bathing, and has a perfect fit for both single and double sinks. We also love Konges Slojd’s Organic Terry Baby Towel with its soft fabric and cute bunny ears!

12|Feeding bottle

Chicco’s Glass Bottles are a top choice for new mums. Overall, glass bottles are more recommended as they are easier to clean, and have no chemicals. They can also be fully sanitized to higher temperatures without worrying about melts

13| Rocking chair

Rock and swing your baby with Mamaroo 4.0 which Bounces up and down and sways from side to side, just like parents do, and has five speeds and unique motions. We love it because it replicates the bouncing and swaying to soothe and entertain the baby better than traditional infant seats.

14| Postpartum Belt

Get rid of post-delivery baby weight quickly and painlessly with Postpartum Elastic Girdle. Using it, you won’t have to endure back-breaking exercises or go on extreme diets. All you need to do is wear the girdle at night and let it do all the work.

15| Pacifier Holder

Last in our new mum essentials, but not least. A personalize your baby’s pacifier holder with Littlemico’s Silicone Personalised Pacifier Holder. Its cute design and unique silicone beads are made from 100% FDA approved high quality food grade silicone which are non-toxic, lead free and even saliva proof! 

Whatever products you choose, be assured that you’ll do a wonderful job. Click here to check some of our Top Tips and Tricks for New Moms.