Baby & Mommy Shopping List

or what might be useful to have.


Baby clothes should be functional and practical at the same time and protect your darling from the weather.

Our recommendation:

  • Six to eight cotton bodies (size 50/56 and 62)
  • Four to six baby rompers (size 50/56)
  • one or two cotton jackets
  • Two pairs of baby socks or wool shoes (depending on the season)
  • A babyoverall for outside (size 62/68)
  • cotton hat
  • A pair of winter gloves (without thumbs) if you give birth in winter
  • six to eight muslin cloths (for splitting)

for Mommy:  Nursing bras or tops and nursing shirts, button down shirts


Babies sleep a lot in the first few months.

For sweet dreams, we recommend the following equipment:

  • Bassinet / Crib
  • Cradle or bed with mattress (not too soft)
  • Two waterproof cotton sheets to protect your mattress (also advisable for the stroller)
  • Two molleton cloths
  • Two sheets / fitted sheet
  • Sleeping bag (no pillows and no extra blankets due to risk of suffocation)
  • Baby rug
  • Pacifier or Dummy (optional)


  • Newborn diapers
  • Diaper pail (with lid)
  • A soft pad for diaper changes
  • Wet wipes
  • Baby oil
  • Baby Nail Scissors
  • Bath thermometer
  • Hooded towel
  • Washcloths (many!)
  • Cream for a sore butt or nappy rashes

for Mommy: thick sanitary towels/napkins, breastfeeding pillow, cooling pads,


You need a special baby seat for the car.

  • Infant carrier (Size 0/0+), please check that it is accident free and normed
  • Pram / stroller
  • a baby carrier (if you like) e.g. Babyborn, Manduca, Dydimos or Ergo Baby

for Mommy:  a diaper bag or backpack


Mommy needs: if you are breastfeeding you need nursing pads, nipple cream and maybe nipple shields.

Baby needs: if you are not breastfeeding and for emergencies (in case there is a breastfeeding issue):

  • Infant formula for babies (H0 or HA / PRE)
  • Baby Bottles with teats
  • Sterilizer (optional)
  • bottle heater (optional)

Here is a link to the stores in Stuttgart Area.

April 2020 - Gravidamiga
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Shopping for Baby & Mommy essentials

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