You need to make a list of things that need
to buy and ask someone having children to go with you. Prepare to be a mother.
Breast pump and feeding bottle
Breast pump and feeding bottle are used
when breast milk is too much and needs to express, and conversely, if breast
milk is less, expressing milk between breast-feeding times will stimulate
mammary gland to produce more milk.
If the mother is sick and temporary cannot
breastfeed her child, frozen breast milk stored will help it for a time.
You can buy manual or electric pump (more
convenient but expensive). Some kinds of pump have special silicon pad – a
massage machine, it massages breast when expressing milk, imitates baby’s suck.
Feeding bottle is usually attached to breast pump.
If your babies are breastfed, you just need 2-3 bottles, and 6-7 bottles with
milk powder, to have bottle sterilized before meal. You need 125ml bottle for
newborn babies, and 250-330ml one for older babies.
Diaper for babies
Many future mothers think that shopping for
babies before giving birth just limits within some big things like cradle, baby
bed, diaper changing table, baby car seat. Wish it were just like that!
Finish buying big things, but preparing for
giving birth needs many necessary things which both mother and baby cannot be
Such as diaper, there are many kinds, how
to choose the most appropriate one for your babies? Each mother likes diaper of
a certain producer and has to try different producers to define which one is
appropriate for your babies most. Some babies are allergic to a certain kind of
Generally people choose diaper according to
size, and different producers have various size or according to baby’s weight,
or month old. For example, new born baby fits 2-5kg diaper or size 0+ (it means
the number of month old). It’s best that the diaper should be comfortable,
loose for babies.
So, next time you should pay attention to
calculate their weight to be within the scale written on the packing. For
example, if their weight is 4.5kg, they will need 4-7kg diaper, not 2-5kg type.
It’s best to buy the big size when their weight is at low scale.
If their weight nearly reaches highest
scale, do not buy the big size. For example, if your newborn babies weigh over
3.8kg, it’s best to buy only a pack of 2-5kg (or size 0+), because after 1
month, they will weigh 1kg more, then the diaper for newborn babies will not
Swaddling clothes are very convenient to
teach them to use chamber-pot. According to each producer, there are many kinds
for both boys and girls.
All clothes for new born baby are made of
100% cotton and different in thickness. However, people usually add synthetic
fiber to velvet, so you should check out cloth elements on the mark. The
elastic band at arms and belly should not be too tight.
Do not buy clothes have buttons at the
back, it’s best for you to buy new clothes according to baby’s development.
Average length for newborn baby is 52cm, but do not buy much clothes at this
size, because your babies will grow up very fast (many babies grow 4-6cm in the
You need only 2-3 ones for each kind.
It’s best for you to buy clothes size
56-60cm. But do not buy too large ones – your babies will not be comfortable in
such clothes, because they get familiar with mother’s tight womb. And don’t
forget to calculate the large crotch for diaper.
Check the hem and zipper on clothes
carefully – to not let them rub against the baby’s thin skin.
Cosmetic for newborn babies
Another things for you to buy – they are
skin hygiene cosmetic for your babies. Which one is necessary in the first few
days? The first is baby shower cream. You need to bath babies every day and
it’s best to dissolve shower cream with water; do not apply directly on their
On the box must have the words “pH-neutral”, and the ingredients have to be
extracted from herb – aster, marigold, lavender… The second, it is necessary
to have wet tissue – it is indispensable when changing the diaper for your
It protects baby’s skin from urine and
stool. About baby cream, you should buy which one contains zinc oxide or
synthetic vegetable oil – they are necessary for baby’s skin.
Essential things for babies
Knitted shirt or no-button shirt: 10 units.
Cotton pants: 10 units
Gloves: 6 pairs / type.
Socks: 4 pairs (for winter)
Cotton hat (3 units) and warm hat
Cotton diaper: 20 units
Bath towel: 3 units
Baby face-cloth: 6 units
Bib: 5 units
Navel bandage: 6 units
Swab: 1 box
Safety pin: 1 box (to fasten the cloth-diaper)
Essential things for moms
Disposable breast pads
Disposable maternity briefs (after giving birth)