Baby Layette

Preparing for a new baby is such an exciting time, however it can be overwhelming trying to think of everything you need before baby comes along. To make things a little easier we have prepared a layette list of the essentials you and baby may need and the suggested quantities.


1 x Baby bath

4 x Face cloths

3 x Towels

1x Nappy bucket

1 x Baby brush and comb

1 x Change table

1x Nappy Diaper Cream

Shampoos and lotions

1 x Nail clippers

Bath toys


6 x Bibs

1 x High chair

1 x High chair spill mat

2-6 Baby Bottles

2-6 Teats

1 x Bottle Brush

1 x Steriliser

1 x Medication dummy

1 x Breast pump

1 x Bottle warmer

2 x boxes disposable breast pads

3 x reusable breast pads

3 x maternity nursing bras

1 x breastfeeding pillow


1 x Bassinette

2x Swaddle Wraps

1-2 Blankets

1 x Cot

1 x Mattress protector

1-2 Sheets

1 x Quilt

1 x Snuggle rug

1 x Porta-cot

1 x Mobile

1 x Baby monitor


4 x Booties / socks

3 x Vests

Cloth Nappies

Disposable nappies (though don’t purchase too many in the smallest newborn size, as your baby may grow out of them before you use them)

3 x Nightgowns

3 x Stretch ‘n’ Grows

2 x Hat/beanie

1 x  Jacket

4 x Body suits

1-2 warm baby wrap or shawl


1 x Buggy/Pram/Stroller

1 x Car Seat

1 x UV sunshade

1 x Rain cover

1 x Nappy bag

Pram toys various

1 x Head support


Toys various

Rattles various

1 x Play gym

1 x Musical comfort

1 x Door/stair barrier

1 x Activity mat