Newborn Photographer Vancouver – Bringing home baby Checklist

Having a few newborn essentials on hand for the hospital and when you bring your newborn home will help you be at ease and ready for your baby’s arrival.

Newborn essentials to pack for the hospital 

Generally there will be some available at the hospital, but this way you make sure you have everything you need should they run out.

  • Newborn diapers
  • Hat in case the room is chilly or for the way home
  • Outfits for baby
  • Special going home outfit
  • Baby blanket
  • Formula and bottles
  • Burp cloths are always handy

Make sure you get your rear-facing car seat installed prior to your hospital stay, so you are ready.

Essentials for bringing baby home 

It is a good idea to have the following items at home and prepared for baby’s arrival:

  • Breast pump
  • Burp cloths
  • Newborn diapers
  • Wipes (or a cloth and warm water are perfect as well)
  • Diaper cream 
  • Bottles
  • Crib or a safe place to sleep for baby
  • Fitted sheet and mattress for the crib
  • Outfits, onesies, and pajamas
  • Newborn bathtub (another great way for baths is a sink with a towel on the bottom as they are nice and shallow)
  • Towels and Washcloths

If I should have missed anything you were glad you have on hand please contact me. Should you be ready to book your vancouver newborn photography session I would love to chat!

I am Tanja and I specialize in Newborn and Maternity photography in my boutique studio located in beautiful Lynn Valley, North Vancouver. I will make sure to have all essentials for your shoot stocked here in my studio. No need to bring anything but yourself and your newborn baby. Just come and relax!

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