For the first year make sure you have these things in your newborn checklist: Baby outfits, baby toys and baby bottles and nipples; For bath time you need _ baby bath or baby tub, or some baby safer to make it easier and to get a support while washing a baby; Baby crib, in fact it can be universal and be used up to 5 years old; Baby bedding, sheets and blankets. I would recommend also buying waterproof mattress protector. You will appreciate this thing at once. Baby slings and baby stroller to walk with a baby inside. Baby car seat _ to provide infant safety in the car. Baby shampoo without tears, baby powder, oil and lotion to take care of the gently baby skin. This list can really save you some bucks to spend on something else. If you decide to feed a baby with baby food then you surely should add this item to your week list of expenses and into newborn checklist.
The first year, especially the first month is very difficult for parents as they have to get used to strict routine of baby feeding, baby bathing, not to mention baby sleep time alone. Thus, it is quite frequent that parents have no idea what they might need except for diapers, outfit, rattles and toys. This is when the timely prepared newborn checklist should help them greatly. So, spend some time together with a husband and future dad and try to make a checklist of all the things a baby will need, let\'s say for the first month. Then expand it for the first year. Be ready and eager to listen to experienced people like grandparents because they really can give you some useful pieces of advice. Having done your newborn checklist I recommend you to look at the ideas given below. It can happen that you\'ve forgotten to include some very important things.