Are you a new mother wondering what you absolutely need for your new baby? You may want to make sure you have the necessities added to your baby registry. There are always new products and new baby gear being released. Use this guide to make sure you have everything you need for your new bundle of joy!


  • crib
  • Changing table/dresser
  • Rocking chair


  • Onesies
  • Sleepers- zippers are best
  • Socks

Baby Gear

  • infant car seat
  • Stroller
  • Toddler car seat
  • Bouncer/swing
  • Pack n play
  • Play mat


  • bottles
  • Bottle cleaner
  • Drying rack
  • Bottle brush
  • Dishwasher basket
  • Burp cloth/ bibs
  • Pump/pump parts
  • Nursing pads/ gel pads
  • Nursing cream
  • Nursing pillow/ cover 
  • Formula


  • diaper bag with travel changing pad
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Diaper cream
  • Diaper pail
  • Changing pad/cover


  • infant bath tub
  • Shampoo, body wash, lotion
  • Wash cloths / towels
  • Bath toys
  • Brush/ comb


  • mattress pad cover
  • Fitted crib sheets 
  • Swaddles
  • Pacifiers
  • Monitor
  • Sound machine

Extra things you may want

  • carrier
  • Exersaucer
  • Humidifier
  • Nail clippers
  • Hamper
  • Laundry detergent
  • Organization bins
  • Books

This list of items are all things you definitely need when having a baby. All of these items will be used! For more information on each of these baby topics, the specific gear, recommended bottles and pumps and more please visit The Newborn Care Workshop will provide you with more information on everything you need to know about having a newborn.