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Baby Photography North Vancouver – Baby Essentials Checklist -The Must-Haves shopping list

North Vancouver Newborn Photographer – There’s a lot to do before your newborn baby arrives and it can be a big task to find all the must-haves for your little one. Here is a newborn baby checklist to discover what you’ll need during your first three months with your baby and some other “nice-to-haves” to think about. This list has you covered from items your baby will need in the nursery, clothing, feeding, diapering, and bath time essentials, and helpful gear for when you’re out and about. You will feel much more comfortable once you have all the necessities and will be ready to bring your baby home.

Let’s start with the nursery, find the essentials and „nice to have“ checklist below:

Nursery Baby Essentials checklist


– Crib Mattress

– Fitted sheets

Sleep sack

– Night light for feedings or diaper changes- Clothing storage

– Change table with storage for essentials (find more essentials in the diapering checklist)

„Nice to have“ checklist:


White Noise Machine

– Nursery Glider


– Toy Storage

Diapering Baby Essentials Checklist:

There will be a lot of diaper changes in your near future. It might not be the most glamorous but essential part of parenting. below find a list of items you will need or might want to have for diapering your newborn baby:

– Change table

– Changing pad and cover

– Diapers

– Wipes or wash cloths

– Diaper Rash cream

– Diaper pail for disposal of diapers

Please find more essential checklists in next weeks blog post.

I am Tanja, a professional Vancouver Newborn, Baby and Maternity photographer and should I have missed some essentials or „nice to have“ items please contact me and I will add them!

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