So I thought it would be helpful to write about our things which we just couldn’t live without! If you’d had asked me about what you need when Charlie was born I wouldn’t have had a clue! But I’ve got together some of my must haves! Some of them will be a bit obvious…this was mostly UK branding and prices as of May 2019. ( I won’t put prices on everything!)
Asda Little Angels Range:
Vapour Bath £0.87p
Bubble Bath Wash £0.83p
Conditioning Shampoo £0.84p
Bedtime Baby Powder £0.87p
Little Sponge £0.50p
Baby Lotion £0.82p
Bedtime Shampoo £0.87p
Wipes 12 packs of 64 wipes £5.70
Nappies size 1 jumbo pack70pk £2.50
Nappies size 2 jumbo pack 60pk £2.50
Nappies size 3 jumbo pack 98pk £4.75
Nappies size 4 jumbo pack 84pk £4.75
We love this range it’s so cheap and they have lasted us ages!
Tesco have a brilliant range these are some of our essentials from them.
Fred & Flo Range:
Nappies size 1 50pk £1.80
Nappies size 2 58pk £2.40
Nappies size 3 56pk £2.99
Nappies size 4 48pk £2.99
Nappy Cream £1.25
Bedtime Powder £1.25
✦Johnsons Cottontouch Extra Sensitive Wipes 12 x56 – £6 (when on offer normally £10)
✦ Dove Baby Lotion – £1.00
✦ Dentinox infant gum gel (teething) £2.65
✦ Infacol Pain Relief £5.50 – you will need this!
✦ Gripe Water £3.50
✦ Changing Matt – we have 2.
✦ Dummies & Dummy Clip
✦ Baby Bath
✦ Bodysuits short & long sleeved
✦ Muslin Cloths
✦ Socks & Bibs
✦ Changing Bag – bought mine off eBay for £16 and it’s the best!
✦ Little first aid kit (just encase)
✦ Bottles – we went for the Tomme Tippee anti
Colic bottles but everyone has their own preference.
✦ Bottle Steriliser Tommee Tippee Microwave – we got ours for £10 on Facebook market.
✦Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Healthcare Kit – Amazon £11.99 includes –
- 1 x Digital Oral Thermometer
- 1 x Baby Brush
- 1 x Baby Comb
- 1 x Baby Scissors
- 1 x Baby Nail Clippers
- 2 x Emery Boards
- 1 x Toothbrush
- 1 x Nasal Aspirator
- 1 x Instruction leaflet
✦Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Machine – this was an absolute god send and a definite MUST HAVE! I only wish we’d bought it straight away. They are expensive so we bought ours second hand off eBay for £30.
I think that’s everything I don’t think I’ve missed anything, but that was like our essential list of what we use probably every day/ every other day!