Your cart
Close Alternative Icon
ORDERS OVER $75 SHIP FREE!* LOW FLAT RATE SHIPPING NATIONWIDE - OVER $75 SHIPS FREE!*
Close Icon

Bringing Baby Home - Gear & Layette Needs

Layette and Baby Gear

There are many things you may want to have to make life with your new baby easier, better, or more fun, but there really aren’t many things that you absolutely must have. There is an asterisk (*) marking the items that we think are the most essential or are great to have. Make decisions based on your lifestyle, your family’s needs and your budget.

Newborn Layette
• 1-2 Coming home outfits
• 6-8 Onesies or side-snap shirts*
• 4-6 Footed sleepers*
• 4-6 gowns*
• 1-2 hats*
• 2-4 square swaddling blankets*
• 1-2 specialty swaddle blankets (Woombie, or Sleepea)
• 4-6 booties/socks
• 1-2 pair mittens or long sleeved outfits with hand covers*
• Diapers*
o 2 pkg. Newborn disposable or
o 4 dozen cloth

Feeding
• Breast pump (if nursing)*
• Nursing pillow*
• Milk storage bags/storage bottles*
• Bottle storage cooler bag with ice packs
• The Pump Station™ Burp Cloths*
• 2-3 Nursing bras*
• 2 Nursing tanks/shirts
• 2-4 bottles with nipples*
• Dishwasher basket
• Bottle drying rack
• Bottle brush
• Bottle warmer
• Nipple cream*
• Nursing pads
• Breastfeeding book*
• Sterilizer bags
• Record keeping book or App
• Nursing Cover-up


Gear
• Infant car seat*
• Stroller
• Baby sling or carrier*
• Swing*
• Diaper bag
• Disposable changing pads
• Soothing/white noise CD or machine*
• Exercise ball (for bouncing)*
• Happiest Baby on the Block DVD*
• Sleeping with Your Baby Book*

Bath and Baby Care
• Baby bath tub*
• 6 baby washcloths*
• 1-2 hooded towels
• Baby shampoo/soap*
• Nail scissors*
• Cotton balls
• The Pump Station® Soft bottom cloths
• Diaper rash ointment
• Baby Thermometer*
• 2-3 Waterproof lap/puddle pads*
• Pacifier
• Saline drops
• Nasal aspirator/Nose Frida

Nursery
• Bassinet/co sleeper*
• Crib and mattress
• Diaper Pail
• Baby monitor
• Changing table*
• Bouncer/vibrating seat*
• Port-a-crib
• Large pillowcases for bassinet sheets
• Fitted crib sheets*
• Mattress pad*
• Breathable bumpers































Safety (by 4-6 months)
• Outlet guards*
• Drawer latches*
• Locked medicine chest*
• Gates
• Child safety and baby proofing book*
• Pool Covered and secured*
• Earthquake straps to secure furniture to the wall*