Buying Accessories for a Newborn Baby


It is the joy of any parent to give the best to their newborns. When a new baby is born, especially if they are the first born, there is usually so much that their parents need to do for them. One of such tasks is buying them accessories for their daily use. There is so much that a new parent needs to get for their kids.

As a parent, you will need accessories for different categories. The major ones are clothing; feeding, cleaning and also shelter. Below is a shopping guide that may help you figure out what you will need for your child.

Baby Clothes

The most important thing to ensure is that the clothes you buy are warm and cozy. They also need to fit but not tight. Some of the things that you will need include: onesies with loose legs and wide head openings, one-piece pajamas, socks or boots, sweaters or jackets, pajamas, blanket sleepers, and undershirts.




Having a baby’s own room is essential. This needs to be made adorable, cute and warm for the baby’s comfort. Other than the décor, the following are some of the essentials that you need to have in the baby’s nursery; a firm, flat and soft mattress, a rocking/armchair, a baby monitor, dresser, a night light and
a toy basket.


Changing is one of the most hated tasks in childcare but a crucial one nevertheless. As a first time mom, or dad for that matter, it may seem a daunting task at first, but with time, it gets better. Below are some of the accessories that may help you get the hang of it faster; a changing table, diaper cloths diaper liners, diaper bag, unscented baby wipes, diaper cream and soft washcloths.

Feeding Accessories

Feeding is a good bonding time for both the parents and the child. For this reason, you have to make it count by having the following items; feeding bottles and nipples, pump for those who plan to breastfeed, milk storage bags, nursing pads, nipple cream, bottle brush, burp cloths, pacifiers and formula.

Health Needs

Your child’s health is equally important. For this reason, you will need to have the following essentials: baby nail clippers, first aid kit, a baby thermometer and petroleum jelly.

Bath Accessories

Lastly, your baby needs to remain clean at all times. It can also be a fun moment when you have the right gear which includes; a bathtub, baby soap and shampoo, soft towels, baby hairbrush, soft washcloths and gentle laundry detergent.

The above is a list of some of the things that you might need. While the list is not exhaustive, it gives a guideline on what might be necessary for your kids. Since everyone has specific needs, you may realize that you need other things that are not on the list. In other times some of the things in the list you may not need. The most important thing to ensure is that you have enough to help
keep your child warm, full, healthy and happy.