Hello new mommy or daddy to be! If you found yourself on this page, then chances are you are expecting or have someone close to you who is. Congratulations! There are few things in life more joyous and heartwarming than welcoming a little bundle of joy into your family. But as you know, with your little miracle also comes a lot of preparing and planning. Trust us, if they aren't already, lists are going to be your new best friend! From receiving blankets to breast pumps and everything in between, the list of stuff you will need is larger than you think. Parenthood is hard enough, so we made this New Baby Checklist to help you make sure you having everything you need to make it easier on yourself. There will be additional items to add along the way, but this list is a great starting off point so that you can rest easy knowing that you are prepared. YOU GOT THIS! Download + Print Your New Baby Checklist (text-only version below) Furniture \tBassinet + mattress \tChanging table with pad \tCrib + mattress \tDresser \tBookshelf \tHamper \tRocking chair \tToy chest/bin Green tip: Choose natural wood products with non-toxic materials Linens \t3 - 4 bassinet sheets \t3 - 4 crib sheets \t2 waterproof mattress pads \t2 - 3 changing pad covers \t6 - 12 burping cloths \t2 receiving blankets \t2 bath towels \t2 - 4 swaddling towels \t4 - 6 washcloths \t2 crib blankets or comforters \t2 - 4 stroller/carriage blankets Green tip: Choose 100% certified organic cotton or bamboo linens and hang linens to dry when possible. Clothing \t4 - 6 bibs \tNo-scratch mittens \t10 - 12 pairs of socks/booties \t4 - 6 onesies \t4 - 6 undershirts \t4 - 6 sleepers \t2 - 4 sweaters \t4 -6 t-shirts \t4 - 6 pairs of pants \tSnowsuit, if climate requires \t3 - 4 hats Green tip: Choose 100% certified organic cotton or bamboo clothing and hang clothes to dry when possible. Changing \tNewborn diapers \tWipes \tDiaper rash ointment \tDiaper bag with changing pad \tDiaper pail and liners Green tip: Choose sustainable diaper options that are made from renewable materials and don’t contain added dyes, fragrance or polyvinyl chloride. You can also try reusable covers with 100 percent biodegradable inserts as well as reusable wipes with a wet-bag in place of disposables. Grooming \tBaby powder \tCotton swabs \tGentle baby soap \tGentle shampoo \tLaundry detergent for sensitive skin \tBlunt nail scissors \tSoft brush and comb set Green tip: Choose soaps and shampoos made with all-natural ingredients that don’t contain phthalates, parabens, petrolatum, or SLS. Be sure they are pediatrician-tested and hypo-allergenic. Health & Safety \tFirst-aid kit \tThermometer \tVaporizer or humidifier \tNasal aspirator \tInfant Tylenol \tSaline spray \tVitamin D drops \tSafety gates, cabinet and drawer latches, and outlet covers \tNight light Green tip: Choose solar powered night lights or LED bulbs. Gear \tAudio or video baby monitor \tBaby sling or front carrier \tPortable playpen \tInfant bathtub \tBouncer seat or swing \tBaby clothing hangers \tAn infant or convertible car seat \tStroller \tBaby gym or playmat \tSoft toys and books Green tip: Select items that are made with natural and chemical-free materials. Feeding \tBottlebrush \t4 to 6 bottles (4 to 5 ounces) \tBottle sterilizer \tThe formula, if using \tInfant feeding spoons and bowls \tInsulated bottle carrier \tNipples for bottles \t4 - 6 pacifiers, if using \tSippy cups Green tip: Use BPA-, lead- and PVC-free plastic bottles. If choosing glass, choose something with shock-absorbing silicone sleeves to avoid breakages. Nursing \tBreast pads \t2 - 4 nursing bras \tBreastfeeding pillow \tNipple cream \tBreast pump + accessories \tNursing cover Like what you see on our blog? Join our mailing list to receive emails with freebies, projects, coupons, green living tips and decor ideas and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.