Here’s our pick of newborn essentials and new mum must-haves to see you and your new bundle of joy through lockdown.
As new mums and mums-to-be are well aware, a lot can change within the space of a few weeks. However, we’re sure none of us could have predicted quite how much our worlds would change under these strange new circumstances. Thankfully, some of our favourite baby brands and businesses are still here to help with all your newborn essentials during lockdown.
From sleeping aids to weaning tools, adorable newborn outfits to must-haves for new mums, we’ve compiled a handy list of essentials to see you and baby through the lockdown.
Moses Basket from Blue Almonds
Blue Almonds – the luxury nursery and baby boutique in Chelsea – are experts in nursery design, who source products from all over the world. One of the latest additions is this stunning Moses basket which is made entirely by hand in Poland using the crocheting method of cotton cords in a variety of colour options and tassel variations. The Moses basket (£325) is in stock and can be ordered online, along with a wide selection of other nursery and baby essentials including clothing, toys and much more.
Milestone Cards from Colour Celebrations
While it may feel as though the world is on hold right now, your newborn is still growing and developing. Mark your little one’s development as you navigate lockdown with milestone celebration cards. Colour Celebrations create luxury, fun milestone cards for beautiful babies of colour. Inspired by the celebration of hues and heritage, each set features 30 illustrated milestone cards to capture babies’ developmental and cultural firsts from the day they are born. They’re a hospital bag and newborn kit must have! Get 10% off your purchases with code BABY10 valid until 31st July 2020.
New Mum Must-Haves from Love Leggings
If you’re a busy new mum who’s stuck inside and looking for comfortable clothes that aren’t your old pyjamas, leggings are the perfect outfit option. These premium quality leggings from Love Leggings are soft, stretchy and comfortable, and they come with a non-see-through layer. They’re available in a range of colours and styles, including everyday, maternity and sports leggings. So you can look stylish and feel great, even in lockdown.
Midi Cot from moKee
The combination of simplicity, style and functionality – that’s how you can describe Midi Cot by moKee, the newest addition to moKee’s collection. Whether you’re looking for a cot for your newborn or a new bed for your toddler, this Midi Cot covers all needs as it can be used up to 5 years old. At moKee there’s no place for short-term products, the brand offers long-lasting and timeless solutions meeting parents’ expectations.
Newborn Bodysuit from Polarn O.Pyret
Polarn O. Pyret childrenswear have been making quality kids clothes for over 40 years. This classic wraparound bodysuit is made from the softest organic cotton, meaning it is gentle on delicate skin. Quality trims means it will maintain its shape wash after wash. The wraparound style makes dressing easier as it opens out completely flat, and the foldable cuffs offer lots of extra growing room. The unisex design means it can be handed down again and again, making it a newborn essential for years to come.
The Cosmos from Didofy
We all look forward to our one walk of the day with baby, so there’s no better time to upgrade the pushchair or stroller you’re using. The Cosmos is a stylish one-handed, one-piece gravity fold pushchair with an affordable price tag, which enables parents to focus on their baby rather than wrestling with their pushchair. With its lightweight design and all-terrain, puncture-free wheels, the didofy Cosmos can be easily manoeuvred through busy city streets and on bumpy country pathways. Suitable from birth to 22kg.
Nanit Plus Baby Monitor
Spending 24/7 in lockdown with a new baby can be testing, so when any alone time you can steal away is precious. However, we all know it’s hard to switch off and stop worrying about your little one. Thankfully, when you can’t be there, the Nanit Plus Baby Monitor has got you covered. Parents can rest easy knowing they’ll never miss a moment with smart notifications. You can also share special moments with loved ones using the app’s Multiple Users feature. Plus, Nanit are offering year of free personalised sleep tips and contactless breathing motion monitoring to encourage peaceful sleep for baby and more peace of mind for parents. Use code BABY20 for £20 off your next camera purchase.
Itsy Blitz from Itsy
Itsy understands the importance of a family meal, at all ages and stages. When your child can eat the same meal as you it saves time and hassle, and helps in the development of a healthy, varied palate. The Itsy Blitz allows you to take your family meal and blitz up a baby sized portion within seconds. Perfect portion sizes and no waste, the perfect accompaniment to any family meal.
The Deluxe+ from Sleepyhead
The Sleepyhead Deluxe+ pod is the ultimate sleep pod for babies aged 0-8 months. With an array of gorgeous prints, Sleepyhead is a stylish addition to your little one’s nursery. Even better, it provides a safe and comfy spot for baby to lounge, rest, play, cuddle, enjoy tummy time and more. The Deluxe+ is lightweight and portable, allowing for easy travel, use around the home, visits to friends and family or on holiday. Additional covers are available to match your mood, room and style.
Matching Father’s DayOutfits from MANCUB
These short-sleeved shirts are perfect gift for your Man from his little Cub this Father’s Day. They can wear the matching shirts together with chinos for the perfect summers day outfit. We love this sage coloured botanical print set for a subtle summer look with yet a stylish edge, after all you can still make sure your favourite men look their best in lockdown. Because there’s nothing more gorgeous than a proud dad and his Cub going all #matchymatchy, is there. This set from MANCUB is £85 for the pair.
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