Baby Shopping Guide

Going Out

The necessities:

____ Car seat that fits a newborn

____ Stroller that accommodates a newborn

____ Diaper bag filled with diapers, wipes, and a spare outfit

____ Front carrier, like a Snugli or Baby Bjorn

It's nice to have:

____ Sling (for the newborn stage)

____ Baby backpack (for after 6 months)

____ Stroller that your car seat fits onto

____ Rain cover for the stroller

____ Infant headrest for the car seat (if it doesn't come with one)

____ Warm blanket or "boot" to wrap baby in during winter strolls

____ Sunshades for the car windows

____ Big diaper bag for overnight trips

No-nos:

How to Pick the Perfect Stroller for Your Baby
How to Pick the Perfect Stroller for Your Baby

  • Mirror to see baby in the car (it can be a hazard if there's an accident)
  • A secondhand car seat (always get a new one)

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