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Baby's First Aid List

Updated: Dec 17, 2021

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As a parent, your top priority is always the well-being of your child. However, researching every possible tool you could ever need for all of the “what-if” scenarios can be overwhelming. We have compiled a list for you to build your own essentials kit. These basics can treat the most common issues you will face.


1. Baby first aid kit

These premade kits contain the necessities like a thermometer, nasal aspirator, medicine spoon, bandages, and gauze rolls. They are small and compact so stock up on a few and keep them in different locations such as your diaper bag and glove compartment.

American Red Cross Deluxe Health and Grooming Kit - $17.99

 

2. Gripe water

Gripe water is an herbal remedy used to soothe stomach pain caused by gas. It can also alleviate discomfort from teething and hiccups. Make sure your bottle comes with a dropper!

Little Remedies on amazon - $8.59

 

3. Diaper rash cream

Diaper rashes are common but painful. Besides the pain from the irritated skin, your baby’s mood can worsen as a side effect of their discomfort. Having a trusty diaper rash cream on hand can help soothe their pain and start to heal the rash.

A+D diaper rash ointment - $17.13

 

4. Doctor prescribed medicines if any

If your pediatrician has prescribed your baby medicine, make sure to keep it somewhere close by, but not within your baby’s reach.

 

5. Humidifier

Humidifiers put moisture back in the air helping your baby breathe easier and avoid congestion. Make sure to clean your humidifier regularly so you are not accidentally blowing mold and bacteria into the air.

LEVOIT Humidifiers for Bedroom Large Room Home on amazon - $79.99

 

6. Space heater

Babies cannot adjust to temperature changes as well as we can. If you live in a cold climate, adding a space heater to your nursery can keep your baby comfortable.