Essential Items For Bringing Home Your Baby

Preparing for a new baby can be overwhelming. To help ease the process, use this list of essential items for bringing home your baby, compiled by CareNectar expert Mirella Alexis.

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Who It's For

Expectant parents looking to ensure they have the essential items needed before their bundle of joy arrives!

Why It Empowers

Preparing for a new baby is a lot of work. This activity helps expectant parents by providing them with a list of essential items they need for their new arrival!

What's Needed

  • Complete list of essential items is below. Scroll down to download and print!
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    Meet The Expert

    Mirella Alexis

    Mirella has been a family and childcare advocate for nearly two decades. With her bachelor’s degree in early childcare education, Mirella immediately started expanding her portfolio as a professional nanny, early childhood educator, and newborn care specialist. She later obtained her certification in child nutrition, positive discipline, and child abuse prevention. She expanded her professional reach more in 2016 by taking on the role of labor and postpartum doula. In 2020, Mirella became the Vice President of The Nanny Sitter Fund. She’s excited to be bringing her passion for childcare to the masses, making child welfare everyone’s responsibility. Learn more about her at