what to stock up on before baby


What to Stock Up On Before Baby

Before baby arrives, it’s important to do some restocking, ensuring you’re fully stocked up with all the essentials that your little bundle of joy will need. Here is a comprehensive list of recommended items to stock up on:


  • Onesies, at least 10-20
  • Socks, 5-6 pairs
  • Swaddles or blankets, 4-5
  • Pajamas, at least 2-3
  • Hats and caps, 2-3


  • Baby wash or shampoo
  • Baby lotion
  • Diapers and wipes, stock up 2-3 packs
  • Baby powder
  • Petroleum jelly for diaper area


  • Car seat and compatible stroller
  • Baby sling or wrap
  • Boby swing (rocker/bouncer)
  • High chair
  • Playmat or jumperoo


  • Bottles and nipples
  • Pacifiers or soothers
  • Health record book
  • Diaper bag or backpack
  • Breast pump and accessories

This list provides a good overview of items you should consider stocking up on before baby arrives. Be sure to prioritize your needs and if possible, try to get secondhand items as much as possible.