• Crib or bassinet
  • Firm, flat mattress that fits snugly in crib
  • Fitted sheets (at least 2)
  • Fitted waterproof mattress protector
  • Swaddles or blankets
  • Baby monitor
  • Sound machine/music player*
  • Crib mobile*
  • Nightlight*


Important: Before purchasing anything, do your research and see if your items pass sleep safety standards to reduce risk of Sudden Death Infant Syndrome (SIDS).

Baby clothes

  • Singlets
  • Short-sleeved bodysuits
  • Long-sleeved bodysuits
  • Socks
  • Beanies, mittens

Bathing & changing

  • Baby towels and face cloths
  • Baby wash
  • Diapers (if you’re using cloth diapers, add a diaper pail)
  • Burp cloths/muslin squares
  • Baby wipes or cotton balls
  • Baby bath tub
  • Nail scissors/clippers
  • Changing table or changing mat
  • Hand sanitizer


  • Breastpads (you can buy reusable ones)
  • Rocking chair/glider
  • Nursing pillow
  • Breast pump
  • Bottles and bottle-cleaning gear, if bottle-feeding
  • Bottle Sterilizer
  • Drying rack

Other useful items

  • Digital thermometer
  • Playmat for tummy time
  • Activity gym
  • Pacifier
  • Storage baskets for organizing
  • Infant toys and cloth books
  • Air purifier


Plan the layout to ensure that there’s a place for everything, ample space for moving around, and efficient work flow (have a mummy friend check your layout to see if it makes sense for baby’s daily routines)

  • Consider using wall decals instead of re-painting the room
  • Have black-out curtains installed (and cleaned)
  • Do basic babyproofing by covering wall outlets – avoiding purchasing furniture with sharp corners as well
  • Include assembly with delivery to avoid having to do it yourself (especially when you’re heavily pregnant)
  • Wash baby’s clothes, towels, and sheets – plus figure out how to work appliances like the baby monitor and bottle sterilizer – two weeks before your delivery date
  • Download the Enfamama A+ Club mobile app to help you navigate through your pregnancy