If you are a woman and you have just had your first born child, congratulations! You are now a mother who is willing to be responsible enough to take care of their newborn baby. But you must have a lot of questions like, how do I take care of my baby? Do I need to buy any products for my baby? What do I need to buy for my baby? Fortunately for you, we are here to help with your brand new responsibility as a parent. In this article we will list the top ten must have new mother nursing products to make life easier for you and your newborn baby. For more articles like this one, click here.
With products like these, you will never have to worry about being ill equipped for your baby ever again. These products are inexpensive, but they are some of the best and will help you greatly in your journey of raising a newborn baby, all the way through toddler years.
- Breastfriend – Our nursing pillow of choice. It’s firm to keep the baby in place, provides back support for Mom, and clips in place to keep the cushion from sliding around while the baby is lying on top.
- Breast pump – This is the one we used while we were solely pumping our first child. It lasted a year as we worked full-time and pumped at work twice a day. Strongly suggested!
- Larger Flange – You might need accessories for a breastpump that are bigger or smaller than the ones that come with it. Check to see if the flange has to be changed if pumping hurts!
- Breast like bottle – Getting a bottle on hand is a lifesaver, even if you choose to nurse exclusively. I strongly recommend a bottle that is the most identical to breastfeeding for medications or letting someone bottlefeed for one meal.
- Breast pads – You’ll need these. As a first-time mother, you will leak. At night and during the day, we had to wear two sets of breast pads!
- Wine strips – This is a nice gift, but it’s also ideal for moms who want to enjoy a little glass of wine at night without having to think about breastfeeding their child.
- Boob tube – These are necessary if you have clogged ducts or mastitis. It aids in the relief of pain and the growth of milk supply (which will help reduce clogged ducts and mastitis).
- Gel pads – These should be purchased by everyone! They have the most support for swollen nipples, blistered nipples, or any other pain caused by breastfeeding. Put them on and take a deep breath in relaxation!
- Nipple Shield – Use if you have blisters or fractures on your nipple while breastfeeding so that your nipple can recover and you can continue to feed your child.
- Nipple Soft Shell – When you need to put on clothes but your nipples are sore from breastfeeding, these are ideal. Even when wearing a bra or tank top, they allow your nipples to “breathe” and recover.