Getting Ready for Flynn’s Arrival

Shopping was never this fun! Or shall I say ‘overwhelming’– As first time parents you don’t really have any clue of what exactly needs to be prepared; to what scale you NEED them; and the most important question: Which one is the best for our baby?… Thanks to the internet, from researching to purchasing, we gradually got there.

So here is the list of all the essentials we have covered to welcome our little man into the world, and I’m sure as we progress, the list will go on…


  • Snuz co-sleeper crib with mattress
  • Snuz waterproof mattress protector
  • Snuz crib size sheets x2
  • Babymoov Lovenest Original Anti flat head pillow
  • Poddle Pod 0-6 months
  • The Gro Company Gro-Egg Room Thermometer
  • For daytime room temp at 20-25 Celsius, Grosnug (2 in 1 Swaddle and sleepbag) Light Version 0-3 months
  • For evening room temp around 20 Celsius, Grobag 2.5 Tog 0-6months
  • Gro-suit with padded arms to go with the sleeping bag, twin pack 0-3months
  • Little Giraffe soft thick blanket
  • Little Giraffe satin thin blanket
  • Aden & Anias Muslin Swaddle x3
  • Snuz cotton blanket
  • Winter Swaddle blanket
  • Double layer knitted blanket
  • Thin cotton cellular blanket
  • Little giraffe security blankie x 2
  • Jellycat bashful monkey soother
  • The Gro Company Hush Baby Calmer


  • Aden & Anias cotton hooded towel + Pure Cotton muslin bath towels x 2
  • Aden & Anias muslin washcloths x 3; facecloths x 6
  • Tippitoes mini baby bath
  • Non-contact medical thermometer
  • Soft sponges x 2
  • Burt’s bee’s baby lotion, shampoo and wash, soap and baby oil
  • Weleda Calendula Nappy Change Cream
  • Bepanthen Nappy Care Ointment
  • Pure Baby goat hair soft brush
  • Cotton buds and cotton balls
  • Pigeon Newborn nail scissors
  • Nosefrida Aspirator, Nosefrida Nasal Spray
  • Suncare Baby non-bio Laundry detergent+ Napisan
  • Natural wool tumble dryer balls


  • Kevin’s DIY Changing table
  • Mothercare changing pad
  • Waterproof cotton changing mat and covers (various sizes) x 4
  • waterproof square or rectangular pads for under baby’s bottom x 6
  • Pampers new born sensitive size 1, 8 packs
  • Pampers new born sensitive wipe, 4 pack (per pack 4*50 sheets)
  • Prince Lionheart Wipes Warmer
  • Tommee tippee nappy disposal bin
  • Tommee tippee nappy cassette 9 packs
  • Mothercare cotton bibs x 15
  • Aden & Anias cotton muslin burp cloths x 6


  • Newborn cotton short-sleeved bodysuits x 7
  • Newborn cotton long-sleeved bodysuits x 7
  • Newborn cotton sleepsuits x 7
  • Newborn soft velour cardigans x 2
  • Newborn pram suit
  • 2 pairs of scratch mittens
  • 3 cotton baby hats and 1 winter hat
  • Up to 1 month bodysuits x 5
  • Up to 1 month side-snap bodysuits x 5
  • Up to 1 month sleepsuit x 5
  • 1-3 month bodysuits x 5
  • 1-3 month sleepsuits x 5
  • 1-3 month baby outfits x 5
  • Knitted Shawl
  • Knitted cardigan


  • Bugaboo bee3 pram plus separate carrycot for newborn
  • Carrycot mattress protector and sheets x 4
  • Melobaby Changing bag for pram
  • Maxi-cosi Pebble infant car seat , Max Cosi Pearl Child Car seat  (1-4 yrs old), Maxi cosi familyFix Isofix base
  • Baby car seat blanket
  • Sunshades for the car windows x 2
  • Baby Bjorn One Air front carrier


  • Nursery books
  • Mamas & Papas Musical Starlite Swing Chair
  • Fisher-price rainforest gym mat
  • Baby cloth books
  • Rattles
  • Sophie the giraffe teething toys
  • Various other toys that also fascinate and entertain Kevin…
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