We round up the top ten essential baby items you really need. Costing just £839.86 in total, these are the perfect buys if you have a medium sized budget.
Babystyle Oyster Pram and Pushchair, £406.99, mothercare.comPram
A stylish and practical pram system that can be used from birth using the carrycot , and all the way through the toddler years with the reversible pushchair seat.
Oyster Car Seat, £74, Babystyle at kiddicare.comCar Seat
Rear-facing infant carrier that can be attached onto your Oyster pushchair to form a travel system.
Close Parent Caboo DX, £71, mothercare.comCarrier
Suitable for premature and low birth weight babies, this carrier gives excellent lower back support for parents.
Mam Microwave Sterilser, £29.99, argos.co.ukSteriliser
A rapid five-minute sterilisation cycle makes this a speedy and practical buy and has room for six bottles, too.
Cot, £70, mothercare.comCot
This simple wooden cot has three adjustable base positions and its understated looks will work in any style of nursery décor.
Hobo bag, £40, rosebudlondon.co.ukChanging Bag
We love this colourful and practical bag, but we adore its super-reasonable price tag even more. It comes complete with a changing mat and insulated bottle pockets.
Tomy TD300 baby monitor, £50.88, amazon.co.ukMonitor
This monitor comes with the added benefits of a room temperature display, two-way communication and a night-light, which can be remotely operated.
Newborn set, £23, vertbaudet.co.ukClothing
Made from softest cotton, this six-piece newborn set has everything you need to dress your baby for the first few days.
Sleeping bag, £38, naturalmat.co.ukBedding
Kicking their covers off can wake babies up at night, using a sleeping bag keeps them warm and cosy, and hopefully asleep for longer.
Medela Harmony Breast Pump, £26, johnlewis.comBreast Pump
A compact pump that can be operated single handedly and is compatible with Medela’s Calma bottle which has been designed to help make combining breast and bottle-feeding easier.