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A Comprehensive Layette List to Make Your Life Easier. Make Sure You Have All the Layette Items You Need Before Baby Comes Home

There are so many little goodies you will need to store up in your home and baby nursery before your little miracle arrives, it's easy to forget a few of them. That's why you need a good layette checklist to keep you on track.

baby stuff For your convenience this layette checklist is divided into the following categories:

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If you want to save a few bucks many of your layette items are ideal for your registry. In fact you may as well register your entire layette list - thank goodness for baby showers!

Sleep Time Baby Layette

sleeping baby

Bath Time Baby Layette

baby in bath

  • Baby bathtub
  • Bath mat
  • Bath thermometer
  • Baby lotion
  • Baby shampoo
  • Baby body wash
  • 2 Wash cloths
  • 6 Hooded towels
  • 2 Large towels
  • Cotton wool
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • 1 Box Q-tips
  • Sterilized water in
  • Brush and comb
  • Nasal aspirator
  • Blunt nail scissors
  • *Baby massage oil


Changing Time-
Cloth Diapers Baby


  • Waterproof changing
    pad and cover
  • Waste bin
  • 3 Gallon diaper pail
  • 36 Cloth diapers
  • 36 Washable Liners
  • 6 Snap lock safety pins
  • 6 Waterproof covers
  • 10 Plastic pants
  • 3 Packs disposable
    baby wipes
  • 1 Tube diaper rash
  • Disinfecting handsoap
  • *Wipes warmer
Changing Time-
Disposable Diapers Baby

changing baby

  • Waterproof changing
    pad and cover
  • Waste bin
  • 3 Packs newborn
    disposable diapers
  • 3 Packs disposable
    baby wipes
  • 1 Tube diaper rash
  • Disinfecting hand soap
  • *Wipes warmer
  • *Diaper disposal

Feeding Time-
Breastfeeding Baby Layette

breast feeding baby

  • Baby Lamp
  • Nursery Nightlight
  • Nursing pillow
  • 1 Box tissues
  • Breast pump
  • 3 Milk containers
  • 1 Bottlebrush
  • 3 Nursing bras
  • 3 Nursing tops
  • 1 Pack disposable
    breast pads with
    self stick strip
  • 1 Pack nipple shields
  • 1 Tube nipple lotion
  • 6 Bibs
  • 6 Burp cloths
  • 2 8oz bottles with
    nipples (just in case)
Feeding Time-
Bottle Feeding Baby Layette

bottle feeding baby

  • Baby Lamp
  • Nursery Nightlight
  • Nursing pillow
  • 1 Box tissues
  • 6 4oz bottles
  • 6 8oz bottles
  • 6 Slow flow nipples
  • 6 Fast flow nipples
  • 1 Bottlebrush
  • 1 Tin formula milk
  • 2 Formula containers
  • Sterilizing kit
  • 6 Bibs
  • 6 Burp cloths
  • *Bottle warmer
  • *3 Disposable bottle


Getting Dressed Layette List

baby clothes

  • 6 Prs socks
  • 2 Prs booties
  • 6 Vests
  • 6 Bodysuits
  • 6 Baby sleepers
  • 3 Side-snap-tees
  • 3 Rompers
  • 2 sweaters
  • 2 Cotton hats
  • 2 Woolen hats
  • 2 Prs scratch mittens
  • Snowsuit for winter
  • Hooded jacket for
  • *Scented drawer liners
  • *Baby washing powder
  • *Baby fabric softener
  • *8 Hangers
Baby's Health Layette List

baby having temperature taken

  • Digital thermometer
  • Medicine dropper
  • Infant nose drops
  • Infant cold drops
  • Infant gas drops
  • Infant pain relief drops
  • Teething gel
  • 2 Baby care books
  • *Humidifier
  • *Air purifier

Make sure baby's clothes are comfortable with no irritating labels or scratchy seams, and easy to open and remove

The above layette list is for 0-3 months. You should also put aside a few newborn outfits for the first week or two. Not too many though. Newborns grow really quickly!


Play Time Baby

baby playing

  • Baby gym
  • Activity mat
  • Crib mobile
  • Stuffed animals
  • Rattles and teethers
  • Board books
  • Soft material books
  • *Play yard
  • *Baby Swing
  • *Bouncy chair/ Bumbo Seat
  • *Activity center
  • *Changing table
  • *Lightshow
  • *Music

Out and About Baby

baby in car seat

  • Car seat (rear-facing
    for newborn)
  • Car seat strap covers
  • Head support
  • Car sun shades
  • Child view mirror
  • Baby on Board sign
  • Stroller (with rain
  • Front/back carrier /
  • Diaper bag
  • 2 Warm blankets (for
  • *Portable travel crib
  • *Car/travel toys
  • *Travel toy organizer

Make sure that your stroller reclines in several positions. Newborn babies sleep most of the time, but when you do want to prop them up for a look around, they should not be in the fully upright position.

Also check for adjustable straps and, preferably, a five-point-harness system.


* These items are optional 'nice-to-haves'. Some of them may become necessities over time, for example, the baby massage oil, if baby has colic. Remember, you can always buy the items you are not sure about, after baby is born.

Create a Gift Registry at The Land of Nod This layette list is pretty long and there are a lot of baby goodies on here - babies do seem to need a great deal of little bits and pieces! If you are wondering who is going to buy this enormous mountain of stuff and how you're going to keep track of it check out The Land of Nod's fantastic gift registry. The Land of Nod will send it out to all the family and friends you put on the list and keep track of each item as it is purchased. You'll never get doubles and you won't have to buy everything yourself!

If you are wondering where on earth you are going to store all of these baby things, checkout my baby nursery storage plan prepared using this layette list.

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