Ready for Baby’s Arrival

23-24 weeks pregnant, Postnatal

You can print the PDF list (in french only*) of the articles in the basic baby kit.

It’s always preferable to use natural fibres.

Clothing and bedding:

  •   3 dozen reusable diapers with waterproof covers OR a box of disposable diapers
  •   3-4 newborn sized diaper covers
  •   8-10 0-3 month sized diaper covers
  •   3 newborn sized pyjamas
  •   8-10 0-3 month sized pyjamas
  •   1-2 sleeping bags
  •   4 cloth bibs
  •   4-5 pairs of socks
  •   1-2 pairs of mittens (to avoid the baby scratching themselves)
  •   2 0-3 month sized sweaters
  •   2 0-3 month sized pants
  •   1-2 cotton caps
  •   1 baby sleeping bag depending on the season
  •   3 fitted sheets for the crib mattress
  •   8 light blankets (for example, muslin)
  •   1-2 warm blankets
  •   6 cotton quilts
  •   4 large bath towels and 8 facecloths
  •   Multi-service pram to cover the shell and for breastfeeding


Medicine Cabinet:

  •   Baby bath products: soft soap, hairbrush, mild shampoo, Vaseline, hydrating cream and ointment for buttocks
  •   Scissors or nail clipper
  •   Saltwater nasal vaporiser or vials
  •   Nose pump (battery model)
  •   Electronic rectal thermometer
  •   Tempra or liquid Tylenol for babies
  •   Protective buttocks cream
  •   Protective ointment for irritated buttocks
  •   First aid kit : with rectal thermometer or without rectal thermometer
  •   You can also download my First Aid Kit List (in french) to be sure to not miss a thing.

You can also take a look for more ideas on my Amazon store :

This list of articles in the basic baby kit is also available in PDF format which you can print (in french only*). 

Les contenus du site sont destinées à un usage strictement personnel. Pour toute utilisation professionnelle ou à des fins collectives, pédagogiques ou de formation, l’achat d’une licence d’utilisation est obligatoire.

Discover our videos

Subscribe to a monthly or quarterly package now to access full videos.

Baby Purees

Baby Purees

Marie welcomes Mélissa Labonté, a dietician and nutritionist, to talk about baby purées. Introducing solid foods is a significant step
The Bottle

The Bottle

Would you like to give your baby a bottle but don’t know where to start? Marie meets Sakouna Phouttama, a
The Midwife Profession

The Midwife Profession

Johanne Royer, a midwife, talks with Marie about her profession. What type of training did she get? What’s her role
Physical Exam of a Baby

Physical Exam of a Baby

Parents may not know how a newborn will physically look after birth, and it may worry them. Marie does a

Discover other articles

“Baby Welcome!” Travelling

“Baby Welcome!” Travelling

Hello Parents! I would like to talk to parent travellers or those who want to become parent travellers with the latest addition to your family.
Cannabis Use by a Pregnant Woman

Cannabis Use by a Pregnant Woman

To learn more about cannabis, read the previous article Cannabis and Pregnancy. Pregnant women use cannabis more than we think. Even if we have a
Does my baby have an umbilical hernia?

Does my baby have an umbilical hernia?

My name is Manon, and my baby Jeremy is 6 weeks old, and he has a bump in his belly button. I figure he has
Personal Wellbeing

Personal Wellbeing

To promote your wellbeing during pregnancy, read A Healthy Mind and Body During Pregnancy. Pour favoriser votre bien-être durant la grossesse, lisez le billet, Bien

Ready for Baby’s Arrival

Par Marie Fortier Temps de lecture: 1 min