- Three lightweight tops and bottoms. Do not buy yellow coloured clothes for the newborn since they are constantly observed for neonatal jaundice. Yellow coloured clothes will deter detection.
- Two dozens of cotton diapers and three small diaper covers
- Two washable bibs
- Diaper pins
- Disposable diapers
- Swaddle clothes
If you are having a winter baby add these:
- One cap
- Two sweaters
- Two blankets, weight according to season
- Two pairs of bootees or socks
- Baby soap
- Baby shampoo
- Baby powder
- Soft towel.