What Are Some Necessities of a Newborn Baby?


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Newborns need clothing, diapers, blankets, personal hygiene products and beds. Each of these basic categories contains many types of products from which parents can choose.

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What Are Some Necessities of a Newborn Baby?
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Newborns typically need several changes a day of sleepers, onesies, undershirts and socks. Bottle-fed babies need formula, bottles, nipples, bibs and burp cloths. A few personal hygiene items include baby wash, baby shampoo, soft washcloths and hooded towels. Strollers should recline to let newborns lie down. Newborns also need safety-approved car seats.

Besides diapers, basic diaper bag supplies may include changing pads, small plastic disposal bags, diaper creams, hand sanitizers and extra changes of clothing.

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