Baby Registry Checklist


Preparing for a new baby is a huge task requiring lots of new stuff. This handy checklist is designed to help you cover the basic needs of your baby and help you set-up your baby gift registry.


 Homecoming outfit  Sleepers
 T-shirts (3-4)  Receiving blankets (4-6)
 Shirts and one pieces(6-8)  Absorbant bibs (4-8)
 Coveralls & outfits (2-4)  Booties or socks (3-6 pairs)
 Sweaters (2)  Hats
 Snowsuit or bunting bag (for winter baby)

Feeding Time

 Breast pump  Bottles (6-8 of various sizes) and nipples
 Nursing pillow & nursing stool  Bottle sterilizer
 Nursing pads  Infant spoons (3-4)
 Lap pads (4-6) & burp cloths (3-4)  Spill-proof cups (1-2)
 Highchair (not needed till child is eating solids at aprox. 4-6 months)


 Bassinet  Dresser/Armoire
 Crib & Mattress  Change table
 Crib bedding set  Change pad & covers (2-4)
 Fitted sheets (2-4, cotton and/or flannel)  Glider or rocker
 Crib blankets (4-8)  Hamper
 Mobile  Accessories (lamps, rugs, etc.)

Bath Time

 Bathtub or bathseat  Baby lotion
 Bath toys  Hooded towels
 Washcloths (6-8)  Brush and comb
 Gentle shampoo or body wash


 Diapers  Rash ointment and powder
 Diaper bag  Wipes
 Diaper pail

Play Time

 Bouncer seat  Stuffed animals
 Swing  Crib mirror
 Jumper  Stroller, crib, or car-seat toys (2-3)
 Gym or play mat  Colourful board books for baby
 Rattles/teethers (2 or more)  Lullaby music
 Developmental toys

Care & Safety

 Monitor  Thermometer
 Safety gate  First aid supplies
 Corner guards  Nail clippers
 Cabinet locks  Nasal aspirator
 Electrical outlet plugs  Humidifier/Vaporizer

Travel Time

 Car seat  Stroller rain shield
 Stroller  Baby carrier
 Stroller blanket bag  Portable feeding seats

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