Baby Basics: What You Need for Your Newborn

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Is your bub almost here? Add these to your checklist.


Ultimate Comfort



A stroller that has it all – a huge basket, adjustable handlebars and an extremely comfortable seat. And when your baby gets big enough, it’s high enough so you don’t need a highchair when dining out.            


Bugaboo Fox From $1,799 First Few Years, Mothercare, Motherswork



Ride Safely



When choosing an infant car seat, choose one that is compatible with your stroller so as not to wake your sleeping baby when getting him in and out of the car. The Cloud Q can be converted to a travel system and features an energy-absorbing shell and five-point harness for added safety.


Cybex Cloud Q Infant Car Seat $659 Mothercare



Pack it Up



Compartments, compartments, compartments! From pacifiers to bottles, you’re going to need a lot of storage space which makes this backpack a perfect choice.


Colorland Ariana Faux Leather Backpack Diaper Bag $75



Hush Now, Baby



You might think you won’t need it but trust us you will! When you have a restless baby who refuses to be put down, a swing like this which features swinging speeds and timer settings might just be what you need to give your arms a break or when you need to hit the shower.


Mothercare Sunshine and Showers Baby Swing $179 Mothercare



Express with Ease



Whether it’s to build up your milk supply or to keep your milk supply levels up when you head back to work, a breast pump should definitely be added to your baby shopping list. And with a double electric pump like this, you’ll be saving time. Add the right accessories and you’ll even have your hands free to get on with your work.


Philips Avent Double Electric Breast Pump $399



Hold Me Tight



Given the benefits of babywearing, there’s no reason not to get yourself a baby carrier. The Tula Free-to-Grow Carrier allows you to carry your baby comfortably and is perfect for infants from 3.2kg.


Baby Tula Free-to-Grow Carrier $259 Bumwear, Motherswork, BOVE, Pupsik Studio,



Nurse in Comfort



Breastfeeding doesn’t always come easy so get as comfortable as you can with the help of a nursing pillow. It makes all the difference. And with Ergobaby’s curved design, positioning your baby against your is a lot easier too.


Ergobaby Nursing Pillow $149 Pupsik Studio



Soothe Sore Gums



Having a baby who doesn’t deal with teething very well can be heartbreaking. This teether made from 100% natural rubber will do the trick.


Sophie the Giraffe Teether $39.90 Pupsik Studio



On a Roll



If you travel a lot, get lightweight one to make travelling with a baby in tow that much easier. The GB Pockit+ Gold 2018 can be folded and brought with you onboard so you can be sure your baby travels in comfort at all times.


GB Pockit+ Y $399 Mothercare



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