A Checklist for New Mothers and Their Babies

Bedding and sleeping arrangements are required – The Australian Academy of Paediatrics recommends that your baby sleep in the same room as you for the first 6-12 months of his or her life, regardless of how you choose to sleep with him or her (crib, cradle, bassinet, or co-sleeper).Bump bumpers, blankets, cushions, and soft toys should no longer be used to adorn baby beds since they are no longer recommended. Talk about paring things down to their basic essence.

Because most nursing mothers will fall asleep with their babies in their beds at some point, it’s a good idea to maintain a checklist of safe bed-sharing guidelines on hand.There are so many recommended products that you can buy in most shops and online when bed-sharing, and also other baby products including clothes and newborn headbands.

Baby should be placed in a secure sleeping arrangement such as a crib, cradle, bassinet, co-sleeper, or other similar devices. Ascertain whether all the crib’s components are there and that the crib conforms with current safety rules if the crib has been previously used. It is necessary to have either a mattress for a crib or a mattress that is large enough to fit comfortably in a cradle, bassinet, or co-sleeper. Have at least 3 fitted sheets for the crib, cradle, bassinet, or co-sleeper that are 4 inches deep. First and foremost, unless your crib mattress is already totally sealed, you should use a waterproof crib mattress cover or a waterproof pad below the crib sheet. Diapers are becoming increasingly absorbent, so you shouldn’t have to deal with a lot of messes in the middle of the night if you use them. Maintaining your mattress’s waterproofing and having enough sheets available for bedding changes are still important considerations.

Device for keeping an eye on your child – Always keep a baby monitor with you when you leave the room since you will want to keep an eye on your (hopefully sleeping!) child.

Provisions for feeding your baby – You won’t have to worry about anything if you have your breasts and the contact information for a qualified lactation consultant or breastfeeding support group in case you run into nursing issues (as we almost all do at some point).If you decide to formula feed your child, you should consult with your doctor about the brands and types of formula to use, as well as how much formula to have on hand when you bring your child home from the hospital. Whichever feeding technique you choose, you will need a big quantity of burp rags to keep your baby clean. You may put your trust in us.

Other things to consider:

  • A total of ten burp cloths are supplied
  • When bottle-feeding, you’ll need 5-8 bottles for each child.
  • The use of a bottle brush will be necessary if you plan on washing bottles.
  • Bottle nipples are available in several different forms and sizes.
  • It is suggested that you use a breastfeeding pillow, nursing pads, and nipple cream during breastfeeding.
  • Pumping breast milk is a common practice.