First Time Parents Checklist: Must Have Items For Your New Baby

12:26 AM February 24, 2019

Becoming a first time parent is scary. First time parents undergo a major life change when they suddenly become responsible for another human being.  When the new baby is born, there really isn’t a first time parents checklist to make sure they have everything they need as new legal guardians. Without a first time parents checklist, new parents may feel lost or even terrified as to what they need or what they are going to do. It is a good idea to put together a first time parents checklist to prepare for the arrival of the baby. When the new child arrives, the parents will have a good understanding of how to keep everything in control.

This first time parents checklist presents the items that are needed to meet the baby’s essential needs. Some of these items are necessary to take care of the baby, but some of the products may actually help out the parent as well. The list we have put together here includes some handy tips for first time parents, along with some some tools and tech that may prove to be useful.

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First Time Parents Checklist

The first time parents checklist is a combination of essentials for the baby, as well as gadgets that will help out first time parents. There are several different items on the market today, and more are appearing on the market all the time. Besides being super cool items, the baby will be happy and engaged, allowing the parents to take a much needed break. This first time parents checklist will list the product, a brief description, the price, and where the item can be purchased. We wish you the best during this exciting time in your life; read on for useful parenting tips .

Vicks Starry Night Cool Humidifier  

Vicks Starry Night Cool Humidifier

We put this item on the top of our list because every baby needs a proper humidifier, and this one is great for the bedroom. The device adds moisture into the air around your baby, keeping the environment cool and comfortable. If the baby is congested or has a cold, this humidifier will relieve the baby of coughing fits.

Baby Shusher

Baby Shusher

Crying is going to happen frequently with your newborn baby, so to trigger a calming reflex in your baby, the Baby Shusher is a noise machine that imitates rhythmic sounds of the womb. 

Pocket Nanny Tracker

Pocket Nanny Tracker

Parents often forget things during their new busy parenting schedule. A reminder to shower or change the diaper may come in handy. For these times, there is the Pocket Nanny Tracker.   It has 4 different timers that can record time-sensitive events. It keeps track of nursing, feeding, medication, sleeping, wake time, and more. 

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Pacifier Thermometer

Summer Infant Pacifier Thermometer

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It is easy to use and very convenient. Put the pacifier in the baby’s mouth and it will read their temperature. 

Iiamo Self-Heating Baby Bottle From Denmark

Iiamo Self-Heating Baby Bottle From Denmark

This self-heating bottle can heats up the milk or beverage when you’re traveling, eating, or shopping. The colorful design is also attractive. It is the first of its kind and a great item for the first time parents checklist. 

Owlet Smart Sock 2

Owlet Smart Sock 2

This is for tracking your baby’s sleep and vitals. It will report the baby’s sleep quality, heart rate, oxygen levels, and even help your baby relax. 

Kinsa Digital Smart Ear Thermometer

 Kinsa Digital Smart Ear Thermometer

Best for reading your baby’s temperature easily and accurately. It also records details of your baby’s health, as well as your own. It works with a mobile app and includes a “sesame street mode” to keep the sick baby entertained. 

Razbaby Keep-It Kleen Pacifier

Razbaby Keep-It Kleen Pacifier

 This pacifier helps keep germs out of the baby’s mouth. We all know that babies are prone to throwing the pacifier, dropping it, or having it end up in some nasty locations. We all know that the thought of this is scary for our child, so this pacifier was built to close when it’s dropped. 

Hatch Baby Grow Smart Changing Pad and Scale

Hatch Baby Grow Smart Changing Pad and Scale

This is a changing pad and scale built into one product. It tracks the baby’s weight and measures how much the baby is drinking. It syncs to an app that parents and caretakers can reference for additional health information.

Lansinoh Smartpump Double Electric Breast Pump

Lansinoh Smartpump Double Electric Breast Pump

The Smartpump helps feed the baby when you are not there. It tracks pumping sessions, features pumping styles that are customized, gives moms that productive pumping session, and comes at a reasonable price.

These are just a few of the items that can helps parents during their new stage in life. Parenthood is scary and exciting. Babies do not come with instruction manuals, and advice from others can only be so helpful. Ultimately, it is the parent’s responsibility to research the best options for new baby care. We hope this first time parents checklist will assist you with your new parenting responsibilities.

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