Birth list : how to make your own ?

Your relatives are asking what they can buy to welcome your baby to the world and you don’t know what to answer ? The birth list is perfect to be sure of getting everything you need without duplicates. We make it together ?

birth list

Why should I make a birth list ?

First of all, we know that when we are expecting, our relatives want to buy a million gifts. However, they usually buy clothes we already have, useless toys or things we don’t like… This is why you should make a birth list. It can help you choose what you really need while sharing these information with your family and friends.

How can I make a birth list ?

Nowadays, it is very easy to make a birth list : there are a lot of shops specialized in baby care which allow you to create a list. You just have to choose your products, you show your list to your friends and voilà. Easy peasy.

What can I put on my birth list ?

You’re obviously free to put whatever you want on it. However, there are some essentials for your baby… And some fun things just for your pleasure ! Here is a non-exhaustive list :

Baby’s sleep :

  • A bed (and everything that goes in it)
  • A sleeping bag
  • Pajamas
  • Comforter
  • Baby monitor

Baby’s bath

  • A little plastic tub
  • A changing table
  • A bath robe
  • A thermometer

Baby’s food

  • A bottle warmer
  • A babycook
  • Eveyrthing you need for breastfeeding
  • Highchair
  • Bibs

Baby’s trip

  • A stroller
  • A child car seat
  • A travel cot
  • A baby carrier

Baby’s everyday life

  • A playpen
  • A play mat
  • Toys
  • Clothes

And you ? What are your essentials ?