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Beyond Birth – preparing for your new baby

There is a lot of focus on birth prep – and rightly so – but it can also be useful to prepare for baby: to think about what you might need, what your baby might need, what to expect and how to prepare your home for your baby. It’s really easy to buy loads in order to feel better prepared, it can certainly make some of the anxiety about looking after a newborn easier to handle. What essentials do you need for your new baby Clothing – sleepsuits, body suits, socks and a hat nappies, cotton wool, cleaning cloths, wipes (depending on how you are planning to do it) changing mat changing bag cellular blankets and sheets somewhere safe to sleep – moses basket, cot, your bed sling car seat/pram system large and small muslin squares bottles/formula/breastpump/silicon breastpump/sterilizing equipment – if you want an alternative to breastfeeding v pillows for feeding towels, baby sponge/cloth baby bath or a bath support (or you can use the sink or pop baby in the bath with you) You …