Throughout history, parents have managed to raise the next generation with very few items. The “must haves” of today’s culture weren’t even invented not that long ago.

Everyone’s list is different. But here are the top eight things I find essential for nurturing a new baby.

1. Diapers

Diapers
2. Pack ‘N Play

Pack ‘N Play
3. Baby Carrier

Baby Carrier
4. Basic Layette

Basic Layette
5. Swaddling Blankets

Swaddling Blankets
6. Car Seat

Car Seat
7. Basic Grooming Tools

Basic Grooming Tools
8. Burp Cloths

Burp Cloths

Am I missing some really essential things? If so,What are they?

asked 08 May '10, 10:59

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Moms4mom newsletter Issue #4 provides a list of first baby essentials. Hope you find it helpful.

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answered 09 May '10, 12:10

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The one thing that leaps out at me is that you didn't list a stroller (or pushchair, buggy, whatever they call them where you live).

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answered 18 May '10, 02:39

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A swing...baby bath...

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