How to Prepare for Your Newborn

The most unnerving yet exciting end to your pregnancy is welcoming your newborn. Preparing all the necessities can frazzle even seasoned parents, because of everchanging safety standards, new baby products, and price comparisons.

Many other new parent blogs might overstate expensive additional accessories that are inconsequential, causing more anxiety and risk blowing your budget. What do you truly need? We have listed down the bare essentials below.

Newborn Must-Haves Checklist

Nursery Essentials:

-Solid wood baby cot
-Cot mattress (in the right size - read below for safety tips)
-Cot bedding
- Swing or bouncer

Feeding Essentials:

-Feeding chair/booster seat

Travel Essentials:

-Infant carrier

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Baby Essentials Bundle

Costa Convertible Baby Cot @ $699

- A 3-in-1 baby cot. It converts into a toddler bed and a 2-seater sofa. A great investment that can be used beyond infancy.

- 3 adjustable rail height options for easy access to baby. The rail is secured by a finger lock that clicks into place.

- Crafted with formaldehyde-free, solid meranti wood that does not chip to protect your baby.

- Tested to comply with independent AS/NZS 2172:2013 and Bureau Veritas domestic cot safety standards.

- Dimensions (LxWxH): 154 x 76 x 106cm

Hypoallergenic High Resilience Foam Mattress @ $119

- Prevent SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) with this High resistance, high impact, high resilience foam mattress. Firm yet comfortable for your baby, it is the preferred material for newborns.

- Lots of liquids are involved in this stage of life. The microfiber cover dries really fast to minimise bacterial growth. It is also hypoallergenic as it repels any dust and airborne allergens.

- We make it easy to maintain cot hygiene, simply unzip the removable cover and wash with your usual detergent.

- Dimensions (LxWxH): 70 x 132 x 7.5cm

9pcs Baby Crib Bedding Set @ $129

- Cheeky Bon Bon's high quality, 100% pure long combed cotton feels soft and silky against baby's skin.

- Designed with basic motif in a petitive format to soothe baby. The cot bumpr has bigger motif to encourage attention development.

- Pillow and bolsters are stuffed with hypoallergenic open cell polyester fibre filling that provides good ergonomic support.

- Includes 9 pieces of bedding: 1 Full length cot bumper, 1 Comforter, 1 Fitted crib sheet, 1 Pillow, 1 Pillow case, 2 Bolsters, 2 Bolster cases.

Leclerc® Quick-Fold™ Influencer Stroller @ $749

- It's the World's Fastest Folding and Unfolding Stroller. It takes only one touch and one hand to open and close the stroller!

- A lightweight ans high quality stroller that is made according to the best safety standards. Great for urban living and public transportation.

- The Influencer series is a trendsetter with its colourful combination paired with shiny metallic frame.

- Comes with FREE stroller pack (worth $150): 1 pc rain cover, pc cupholder, 1 pc stroller bag.

Safety 1st® Uni-T Baby Carrier (Blue) @ $159

- The Uni-T baby carrier makes it easy to go out and about with your young baby.

- With Uni-T, your baby can sit in comfort, facing either forwards or towards you.

- The waist support belt and large padded shoulder straps will keep you comfortable too!

- Accessories included: organizer pocket on the waist belt, detachable toweling bib, pacifier attachment.

Maxi-Cosi® Citi Infant Carrier @ $269

- The Maxi-Cosi Citi is an excellent, long-lasting infant car seat. Lightweight, it is very easy to carry from home to the car and back.

- Because it clicks onto the Leclerc stroller, it offers the ease and comfort of using the flexible travel system.

- Comfortably padded seat, maximum safety thanks to side protection system and simply fitted with the car seat belt.

- Available in Concrete Grey, Robin Red & Raven Black.

Ingenuity® Baby Base 2-in-1 @ $89.90

- This portable baby feeding seat works just as well sitting with you at the table or as a floor seat during playtime.

- The removable tray gives your baby their own perfectly sized table. It conveniently tucks away right underneath the seat when not in use.

- As your baby grows, you can remove the foam seat insert and convert the baby booster into a toddler seat.

- Available in 5 vibrant colours!

Sesame Street® Vibrating Bouncer @ $79.90

- No matter how much your baby wiggles, they are safe and secure in this baby seat thanks to a 3-point harness and nonslip feet.

- Soothing vibrations help your baby stay comfy and calm while resting safely in your sight.

- Easily remove the toy bar with one hand to slip baby into their new favorite bouncy seat.

- Your little one will go from grumps to giggles as he kicks and reaches for the 2 playtime toys hanging above.