Friday, December 6, 2019

Baby Shopping Guide: The Ultimate Must-Haves


Is it time for you to shop for new baby gear? Shop intelligently using this cheat list of baby
products. What do you think are the must-haves, and those things you and your baby don’t need?
Whether you are operating on a big budget, it’s best to just stick to the essentials.

Some people will say that the only things your little one will need in her early weeks are just
baby diapers, a comfortable place to sleep, and a cozy blanket to bundle her in. But, this is not
the Stone age! You, as a parent, deserve a lot of other accessories that would make baby care
more convenient.

Here is a list that can help you out. You will surely enjoy buying baby clothes in Malaysia!

1. Formula Feeding


  • 5 or more cotton bibs
  • 5 or more burp cloths
  • Insulated carrier or cooler for outings
  • Around 7 baby bottles with newborn nipples
  • A dishwasher basket or bottle-cleaning brush
  • Bottle-drying rack
  • Baby formula milk


  • Dry formula dispenser
  • Bottle sterilizer

2. Breastfeeding


  • Nursing pillow
  • 2 to 3 nursing bras
  • 2 to 3 boxes of nursing pads


  • Breast pump
  • Breast milk containers for storage
  • Many nipples and bottles milk
  • Nipple cream

3. Babyproofing

Essentials after 4 months

  • Outlet covers
  • Cabinet latches
  • Drawer latches
  • Fireplace bumper
  • Furniture anchors


  • Corner guards for low tables
  • Toilet lock

4. Nursery furniture


  • Co-sleeper or crib
  • Crib mattress


  • Changing table
  • Humidifier
  • Baby monitor

5. Linens


  • 2-fitted crib sheets


  • Matching crib skirt or quilt

6. Diapering


  • Waterproof Baby changing table pad
  • 2 to 3 changing table pad covers
  • 2 packs of newborn diapers to start
  • Baby wipes
  • Diaper rash creams


  • Baby cream
  • Non-talc powder

7. Grooming and Bathing


  • Baby shampoo
  • Baby brush and comb set
  • 4 washcloths
  • Nail file set / nail clippers / nail scissors
  • Cotton swabs
  • Cotton balls
  • 2 hooded towels
  • Infant tub
  • Baby bath wash


  • Bath toys
  • Bath thermometer