Updated: Dec 26, 2021
The first few days of your baby’s life involve a lot of address changes! Bouncing from the womb to the hospital room to their new home has a lot of moving parts which makes taking the time to prepare your baby’s space even more important. We at mumlists believe that in the earlier months your bedroom is the perfect room for your newborn as they will need you more than anything else. Also, the close proximity makes night-time feedings easier and, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, can reduce the chance of SIDS by up to 50%. While we strongly recommend co-sleeping, the decision of where your baby sleeps is yours and yours alone. The bond between you and your baby will not change!
Getting your nursery ready for baby can be overwhelming. The best way to approach it is by categorizing the essentials of your newborn’s daily schedule and requirements into the following categories: