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The six baby essentials every newborn needs

 

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13.03.2018

CLAIRE ASKEW

Kidswear editor

THE SIX THINGS ALL
NEWBORNS NEED

Having a baby? Get your hospital bag ready to go now with these six editor-picked essentials

Packing your hospital bag is an exciting moment for a mum-to-be. I remember doing mine. I must have been suffering from extreme pregnancy brain because I managed to forget baby clothes and nappies. Handily, I’ve made a checklist of the six newborn essentials you’ll need so you don’t make the same mistake. Just add nappies, wipes and muslins and you’re good to go.
Sleepsuits. Pure cotton with nickel-free poppers to protect your baby's delicate skin.
Hat, booties, cardigan and blanket. To keep your little one cosy on the journey home (NB: the slowest drive of your life).
Toy. For the cuteness alone. And if this becomes your baby’s favourite, buy multiples!
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