Welcome

With over 20yrs experience in the nursery industry, Baby and Child Store aims to bring you a vast range of quality products from birth to 10yrs and beyond. Our baby products and accessories are complimented by a range of quality clothing, toys and gifts from over 100 top brands and exciting new entrants to the market.

Read More

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to our email newsletter to receive offers, vouchers, deals and news from us...

Categories

Mother and Baby Checklist

Products that you will definitely need initially

  • Cot or Cot Bed, Mattress, Sheets and Blankets also consider a Mattress Protector that doubles up as a fitted sheet (recommend at least 3 x sets of bedding)
  • Car Seat (may be purchased as part of a Travel System) with or without an Isofix Base - See Buyers Guide
  • Pram, Buggy or Travel System Ė Ensure that you are prepared for all weathers - raincover, sunshade etc
  • Sleepsuits/ Long Sleeved All In Ones (recommend at least 6)
  • Vests/ Short Sleeved Suits (recommend at least 6)
  • Cardigans/Jackets (recommend at least 2)
  • Snow Suit or Alternative Weatherproof Outer Garment
  • Hats, Mittens and Bootees
  • Changing Bag - try to get one with a changing mat included and one which has several pockets (please note, some suppliers include this as part of their travel system package)
  • Changing Mat - It is preferable to have a padded one for changing your baby at home
  • Nappies - consider whether you wish to use washable or disposable, if using washable, you will need a nappy bucket etc.
  • Bottles/Teats/Bottle Brush
  • Steriliser - A microwave steriliser is very useful!
  • Maternity Bras
  • Nursing Bras and Breast Pads (consider whether you want to use washable or disposable pads)
  • Bibs (recommend at least 7)
  • Towels/ Flannels/ Muslin Squares (for bathing/catching the dribbles!)
  • Cotton Wool
  • Brush, Comb and Baby Scissors
  • Personal Hygiene and Sanitary Products

Products that you will need later

  • Highchair - From 6 months approximately or when your baby can sit unaided
  • Potty/Training Seat Ė A Step Stool may also be useful
  • Safety Products which may include Gates, Edge Guards, Playpens, Fireguards etc.
  • Feeding Accessories
  • Wardrobes
  • Drawers

Additional Useful Items

  • MosesBasket/Crib and Stand (plus Mattress, Sheets and Blankets) also consider a Mattress Protector
  • Baby Bath - Consider storage when purchasing this item - A Flexibath is great for limited space
  • Baby Sling or Baby Carrier - Always check suitability re age etc
  • Bouncy Chair
  • Nursing Chair/Stool
  • Wooden Changers - these are useful in that you donít have to change your baby on the floor, you donít have to bend down so you can change your baby comfortably!
  • Hooded Towel - Useful for wrapping your bundle of joy after a cosy bath!
  • Baby Monitor - Consider whether you want a combined video, movement and sound monitor and consider the monitor range and whether you have an integrated thermometer.
  • Humidifiers
  • Mobile and Night Lights - these can be useful in assisting with getting your baby to sleep!
  • Breast Pump - Consider whether you require an electric or manual pump
  • Baby Lotion
  • Baby Wipes
  • Bath Thermometer
  • Bottle Warmer - Travel options are also available
  • Baby Toys/Entertainers - Walkers
  • Nappy Wrapper plus Replacement Cartridges
  • Nursing Pillow
  • Soothers and Accessories
  • Baby Swimwear and Sun Protection Wear including Buoyancy Aids
  • Swaddling/Sleeping Bags
  • Pillows and Pillow Cases
  • Sleep Positioners

Always remember to purchase essential items first. There can be a wide range of prices for many items, if in doubt, please contact us at customerservices@babyandchildstore.com where one of our team will be more than happy to assist. If you want to purchase all your items in one place, please contact us at customerservices@babyandchildstore.com for additional discounts as we are pleased to offer a personal shopper facility.

With years of experience ourselves, we pride ourselves with providing expert product knowledge!