Here are some of the essentials for newborns:
1. Baby Clothes
In choosing baby clothes, it is advisable to make cotton because it can absorb sweat. Avoid polyester and nylon materials that inhibit sweat absorption and clothes with accessories that interfere with baby’s movement, especially to the point of irritating your baby. In anticipation of baby clothes that are not used because of weight newborn baby especially if you have a large enough weight, you can buy clothes of various sizes in small quantities. You have to remember the growth of newborns is very rapid so that they have lots of clothes, sometimes they don’t wear for long. The clothing for newborns consists of long sleeves, long pants, short sleeves, sleeveless shirts, shorts, jackets, gloves and legs.
In newborns, the intensity of urinating and defecating is so frequent that it is not recommended to use disposable diapers. Use diapers made of cloth with cotton and have straps that provide comfort for your baby. Buy a few dozen in anticipation of diapers that aren’t dry yet.
Slow is very useful for your baby’s bedding, this is related to the habit of urinating very often. Try to buy perlak in large sizes so that you can use it until your baby is actively moving.
4. Baby carriers
Baby carriers are essential items that should be on your shopping list. Baby carriers have several types, namely the shawl slings, known as slings, which have various shapes and economical prices. With this type allows you to hold the baby in various positions and is suitable for newborns.
The next necessity that you should add to your shopping list to welcome the birth of a baby is bath necessities such as a baby bath then other simple bathing necessities such as soap and shampoo. Avoid various types of baby cosmetics at the first age of birth. A washcloth is very important in the list of newborn baby toiletries, usually for your newborn baby who is not exposed to too much water so that the umbilical cord remains dry, using a washcloth the baby’s body can be cleaned without making the umbilical cord wet. Choose towels with materials that are soft and absorb water so that your baby is safe and comfortable.
6. Baby first aid kit
At the age of the first month of birth, babies have extra protection from their new environment, so it is important for you to provide medical equipment at any time for your baby. Also provide first aid kits for newborns that are needed in an emergency such as a thermometer, bandages, alcohol, cotton wool, anti-irritant ointments that you provide at home.