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#1 of 144 Old 07-20-2010, 07:25 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I need a place to keep track of the things I want and the cost.... so I thought I'd start this thread. Please add your own!

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I'm going to edit as I go

Newborn prefold diapers $21/dz (green mountain diapers)
lansinoh lanolin
baby wash

baby lotion
butt cream
small bag of Huggies Naturals nb (8.97) (*x2)
wipes (box) 2.97 (*)

gn onesies 7.50
gn sleeper 7.50
white long sleeve onesies 7.50
socks (gn)
gn hats

charlie's soap


To Borrow:
car seat (*)
bouncy seat (*)
possible boy clothes (depending on gender)



Birth kit stuff (need to do some research)
towels (*)
cord clamp/shoe string
good/sharp all metal scissors

bulb syringe
shower curtain (*)
chux pads
camera w/extra CHARGED batteries (have the camera * need extra batteries)
birth ball (*)
fish scale (*)
bowl for the placenta (*)

peri bottle


Herbal/Homeopathic Needs
shepherds purse
rescue remedy (*)
motherwort (for afterpains)
witch hazel (*)
arnica (*)

evening primrose oil
pregnancy/nutrient tea (*)
black/blue cohosh



Post-Partum Menu (lol) I'm thinking some freezer menus but I also want to have a 'snack' plan for labor and after so I don't need to rely on hubby to do everything for me.

Oh! Quit procrastinating on my postpartum pad stash!! I've got a bunch of almost made pads and liners just waiting for me to quit putting them off.

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OooOOh.. I freaking love lists.. (as aforementioned in the chat thread)

This is my ever changing list..
Things in Red are found or bought.

for baby..

*small package of disposables.. 7th Generation or other natural(ish) ones..
*short sleeved shirts (kimono style?!)
*long sleeved kimono shirts
*Weleda Calendula diaper cream
*Organic cotton sherpa prefolds..NB/3-6 Months
*Bamboo/Cotton prefolds... NB/3-6 Months
*Nordic naturals woolens; kimono shirt, wool cap, nappy pants, nursling shirt..
*hooded organic bamboo baby towels (on order from ETSY)
*silk ribbon for wrapping umbilical cord & wash (on order from ETSY & probably in the mailbox)
*flowers/herbs/salt (for lotus birth)

for me..

*breast pads..organic cotton/bamboo (on order from etsy)
*organic nursing pillow (my mom is picking it up for me)
*home birth supplies (i dug up some stuff and my midwife says she has the rest..so im set!)
*Motherwort tincture (My midwife makes it and is giving me some!)&
*Advil for after-pains (they were bad after #3)
* Natural disposable pads

other things..

*borrow infant car seat
*sew baby quilt! (this is my 4th baby and I have yet to make one.. I'm determined!!
*Freezer full of yummy food! (halfway there)


*wash woolens
*weave in ends on baby hat & socks and wash (i want them to be the first thing on baby)
*get shelves up in laundry room & organize things in there
*tidy up bedrooms
*really scrub the bathroom then have a long hot bath
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I'm going to edit as I go

Birth kit stuff (need to do some research)
Nic do you want me to send you the list my midwife gives out? I know you might need a bit more since you're UCing, but if it would help, it's a place to start

For my list:
*reusable breast pads (need to research brands/prices...any recommendations are appreciated!)
*3-6 month snowsuit
*A new contour changing pad
*A baby jogger double jogging stroller (in my dreams!)

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Another big list fan here.

For the babies:
*Pre-folds and Thirsties covers (I accidentally ruined mine from before because I never learned to properly care for them. I have now figured it out and will be replacing them and starting over)
*Detergent for CD
*Twin style nursing pillow
*Burt's Bees: Diaper cream, baby lotion, baby wash/shampoo, baby oil, and dusting powder (can you tell we are Burt's Bees fans?)
*I really only "need" one more infant care seat but I am sooo tempted to buy two so they match.


For me Postpartum:
*A new water bottle mine is starting to get kind of funky
*A large stash of Luna mini bars and some other assorted snacks that I dont trust dh to get the "right" flavors of when he goes shopping
*Raspberry Leaf Tea and Mothers Milk Tea
*Witch Hazel
*At least 2 good books (I loooove watching my newborns nurse but I have to admit to needing something else to do after a while)
*lansinoh lanolin

So yeah... that's about it. I have plenty of the basics from my other kids so really the only big item on the list is going to be the diapers.

Oh! I also always buy 3 things for right after the birth. A bottle of Virgil's root beer (I know its not very good for me but it tastes soooo good). A bar of my favorite soap (patchouli scented bee and flower soap) for my first after birth shower. And a bottle of unscented lotion for my wonderful afterbirth body message that dh gives me.

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Jennie.. sure so I can have something to look at, a lot of the home birth kits that come with 'everything' have so much stuff I know I won't use. I don't feel pulled to have too much.. really some chux pads, a peri bottle, some herbs (to help with afterpains and possible hemorrhage), sterile scissors to cut cord after it stops pulsating... and.. uh.. I think that's it.

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For baby:
Car seat
A fuzzy baby cover for the car seat
A new baby monitor
Fitted sheet for play pen
Waledea calendula butt cream

Things to sew and knit:
Booties, hats, sweaters, pants
Fitted prefolds out of the ones I already have In progress!
A cross stitch name keepsake-In progress!
A cross stitch Christmas stocking if I magically find the time-Haha, dream on!

For me:
Calendula tincture
Arnica pellets
Pads
Chux pads
A freezer full of food!

Things in red are checked off my list

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Anybody have cloth mama pads that they love? Or have a link to a pattern? My mom gave me her old serger, so I *might* be able to make them before Nov.

I love the kimono top idea, Fern! What about nursing tanks? I've never bought any, but I've heard rave reviews. I'm big chested (40F right now) - are there any that anybody loves and can recommend?

I love lists too, but I've been too busy to think about what I might need. I'm going to take inspiration from you ladies!

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I love mine but I'm not allowed to discuss them on here.

I need to figure out what we are doing car seat wise as well... I've been offered one so I might take them up on that. I could use all the help I can get.

I doubt there will be a shower this time around... and that's fine.

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I definitely will join-I'm a Virgo.

Have to tomorrow, though, have to get the kids in bed!

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Bobbi..the kimono shirts are for baby, BTW..
but some mama shirts would be nice too!

 

 

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Have:
Tons of clothing up to 12-18m, though a large portion of it has stains that may not be recoverable enough for them to be used in public
All the cloth diapers we need once baby grows into one-size/infant prefolds (this took a few months with DS and DD)
Infant car seat
Maya wrap, OTSBH, mei tai
Changing pad and cover, and a dresser to put it on
Nursing bras that are either close to falling apart or less than ideally sized.
Mama pads
A few toys and cloth books
Some relatively lightweight blankets
A&D ointment
Medela Harmony manual pump
840 disposable wipes
A bunch of cloth wipes
Snappis
Cloth diapers that will work for a smallish newborn
Ibuprofen (We don't normally keep it in the house as DH is allergic, and I had an hour long afterpain about a week after the last birth that really could have used it!)
Newborn sleepsack

Need:
Winter outdoor clothing for baby

Need...ish:
Disposables, various sizes
Lansinoh
Moses basket or similar
Bed pad or wool blanket to felt/lanolize
Pump and associated supplies (have a manual pump. Want an electric when I get a job, but this should get me through until I have a paycheck to pay for it)
Some sort of diaper pail
New convertible seat (Hopefully I can get a job before we need it and get a nice expensive one with a decent weight/height range)

Want:
Hammock
Wrap carrier
Ergo
Swaddle blanket
New nursing bras

Want to make:
Wool covers
Cute stuff!
Hammock
Wet bags?

Lower on the priority list, but I wouldn't turn down:
Nursing pillow (I want one exactly like I had last time, but can't figure out what it was! May have been homemade.)
Playyard
Stroller
Bouncy chair/swing/something

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My lists are far too large to put all here. lol I think I have OCD.

But I definitely have to start thinking about labor/post partum foods and making that list.

I have a few wish items, that I likely won't be able to get, but who knows, maybe Santa will bring it later. lol

But I'd like another sling, possibly a new nursing pillow cover.

I SHOULD get some new nursing bras. I've definitely killed mine. Yeah, I should really put those on the actual list, actually.

I've started Christmas lists already too, because ideally I'd like to be done by time DS comes. lol Yeah, done before November, right... lol I forsee enlisting my Mom to tackle some shopping while I'm home bonding and nursing.

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I've started Christmas lists already too, because ideally I'd like to be done by time DS comes. lol Yeah, done before November, right... lol I forsee enlisting my Mom to tackle some shopping while I'm home bonding and nursing.
Oh, god-I didn't even think about trying to do Christmas...AND dd1 will be 12 mid-december. Phew-this will be interesting!
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Oh, god-I didn't even think about trying to do Christmas...AND dd1 will be 12 mid-december. Phew-this will be interesting!
Lol... yeah I tend to really plan ahead because I have periods of physical limitations (I have fibromyalgia) and I know the last thing I'm going to want to do is try to treck out Christmas shopping with a newborn, very early post partum. Just won't be good for me.

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Virgo with OCD here. I have literally over a hundred lists on my computer that I need to whittle through. Not to mention on paper...

Ok, I'll have to edit as I go:

Have:
TONS of diapers.
baby clothes!
A bouncy seat
boppy
Moby
Nursing pads
Beco and 2 ring slings
Baby socks
Baby snowsuit and mittens
small pack sposie newborn dipes
Lansinoh nursing pads
car seat infant headrest thing
Nursing bras-sleep and bravado
Maternity undies
two nursing/maternity pj sets


"Need":
yarn ($100 for xmas presents and baby things-some of this I am trading for!)
To make a diaper bag *bought one!*
Baby wash cloths
Swaddlers
Belly binder ($32-46)
wool blanket for bed-our room is insanely cold
RRL tea supplies, rescue remedy, massage oil, and baby soap from Frontier ($100)
Liquid Chlorophyll ($14)
Birth and Joyful Pregnancy Affirmations mp3s ($20)
Diaper pail
Car seat- Safety 1st Onboard 35
Dresser

Want
Ultrasound ($100)
This nursing bra
Puddle pad (found a piece of wool fabric in my stash!)
white noise machine
Some of those OXO Candela lights ($30)
swing
Natural Health After Birth book ($12)
velour diaper doublers ($10)
velour and flannel wipes
Milkies milk savers
Color coded towels and cups for kids (long story)
Wrap and snap and Bravado nursing bras
Nursing PJs


To Do
Homeschool planning
to knit longies (one down!)
Pay off credit card ($200 to go)
Get a new minivan
Pay off midwife ($650 to go)
Organize library for next school year
Get rid of all our crap
Clean and bring down bed guard
Donate attic stuff to Salvation Army and sell extra books
Find out how much for a house cleaner to come once a week for the month after baby is born (not happening)
Finish a budget and calendar for dh to pay bills and do some household stuff
Paint living room and bathroom
Caulk bathtub better
Seal tile grout
Paint doors and wood frames
Decide on encapsulation vs. placenta smoothie (both!)
Organize and color code birth binder
Put phone numbers into phoneand make up list of who to call when
Clean carpets
Test pool

Get Christmas things out and put aside with instructions on what to do and when
Buy and wrap presents by November for Xmas, Chanukah, and 2 birthdays
Plan birth announcements *picked some out*
Find a family doctor
Belly cast
Set up baby changing and bed baskets with supplies-dipes, wipes, nail file, water bottle, lotion, towel and receiving blanket, extra baby outfit, book

Make
Make kid belts
Build storage systems for kids rooms-bought Expedit instead
Knit longies (1 of 3 planned done)
Soaker
Knit sleep sack
Knit and sew some baby hats (one down!)
More nursing pads with PUL
Mossy jacket
Romper

Pre-baby prep
Freeze a whole bunch of meals
Energy bars
Broth
Matzoh Ball soup
Veggie soup
Pizzas
lasagna
meatballs
chili
pies-apple, cherry, pumpkin?
Italian Beef
Quiche
Muffins
Pancakes
Start hypnobabies
Start RRL tea and chlorophyll (will NOT be staying with the chlorophyll)
Start Vit K and Floradix
Print off emergency backup plan and pack emergency transfer bag
Sterilize blankets and clothes for birth and keep sealed


Birth (and after birth) supplies
Birth kit ($81)
Birth pool
Hose and adapter *on it's way*
witch hazel
peri bottle
cotton rounds
arnica tablets
heating pad
small crock pot
Cramp bark ($11)
Bottle of rubbing alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, hibiclens
trashbags
small unopened olive oil bottle
flashlight
zip lock bags
popsicles and crackers
straws and recharge
grape juice
exam gloves


36 weeks
layer bed with sheets and shower curtains
test birth pool
clean carpets, rug, and upholstery
pack emergency bag with printed emergency birth plan, insurance card, gown, bra, contact stuff, shampoo, phone numbers, emergency plan for Nick, baby outfit, socks, toothbrush and toothpaste
Check car seat in car
Make emergency car birth kit-2 zip lock bags, blankets, towels, scissors, cords to clamp, heat pack, wipes, chux, baby hat and outfit, water bottles, juice bottle, granola bars, small copy of emergency birth info.
bring down heater and take up a/c units
make up ipod play lists
check birth ball inflation
sterilize sheets, blankets, towels for after birth and keep sealed
make sure all clutter is out of the way
wash all baby clothes
garlic, acidophilus, vit. C daily. Echinacea the last week.


Weekly from 36 weeks
clean bathtub
clean bathrooms and vacuum daily
long walks

Orange=not happening
Red=dealt with

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wow this is all so helpful! my own list may actually materialize kinda soon...

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@ kittywitty yay for another OCD Virgo!! And thanks for reminding me to put on my "look into" list about a house cleaner to come out prior to the birth.

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I am such a freak. But if I don't plan all this out to the tiniest detail, I'll forget with my mama brain and it will drive me crazy!

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hehe another Virgo here...but I like to think I have my ocd under control

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ok has anyone tried the Earth Mama Angel Baby nipple butter? I have read such great things about it here and there...wondering if to put that on my list instead of lansinoh (especially because i remember at my hospital they give a few small tubes of lansinoh free..)

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ok has anyone tried the Earth Mama Angel Baby nipple butter? I have read such great things about it here and there...wondering if to put that on my list instead of lansinoh (especially because i remember at my hospital they give a few small tubes of lansinoh free..)
I honestly have lansinoh on my list more for lanolizing things than for nipples. That's just a side benefit

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Oh my, yes Christmas! I totally am planning on pre-buying/making presents. My second child was born in December and I really thought I could get around to shopping... Let's just say I ended up wandering around on Christmas Eve feeling like a zombie. WORST Christmas EVER.

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I forgot all about Christmas! Crud!

Need:
baby carseat (have my eyes on this set http://www.toysrus.com/product/index...ductId=3156651 )
baby snowsuit (0-3 and 3-6)
cloth diapers (have 1 doz)
breast pads
nursing bras
baby clothes
pack and play (have my eyes on this one http://www.toysrus.com/product/index...ductId=2983691 )
boppy pillow

Want:
baby monitor
baby swing
new video camera

Way too much to do before she gets here to even list!!

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I see "changing pad" on a lot of lists. I was planning on using a folded bath towel on the floor to change diapers. Am I being naive?

BTW, I love this thread. Great source of info for a first timer.

My List (Generalized for Now Until I do More Research About Brands)

Need
Space Heater
Diapers (Definitely Need to Research this)
bottle cleaning brush


Want
More Burp Rags





Have
Bottles
Wipes
Ergo Carrier
Bouncy Chair
Cheap Travel Diaper Changing Mat
New Tubing for Breast Pump
Room Thermometer
Somewhere for Baby to Sleep (Pack and Play)
Stroller Got a free Bugaboo Frog off Craigslist, Hooray
Car Seat (nice gift)
Clothes
Swaddling Blankets
Moby
Breast Pump
3 Burp Cloths
Baby soap, lotion, nail clippers and thermometer
Toys
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#26 of 144 Old 07-22-2010, 12:41 AM
 
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I see "changing pad" on a lot of lists. I was planning on using a folded bath towel on the floor to change diapers. Am I being naive?

BTW, I love this thread. Great source of info for a first timer.
That will work just fine! I like to sew so I made myself a roll up one by covering a towel with cloth, quilting it and adding velcro tabs so I could roll it up and hang it on the bathroom door...but a towel works great. The large pre-fold diapers also make great portable changing pads, and of course they wash really well

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I see "changing pad" on a lot of lists. I was planning on using a folded bath towel on the floor to change diapers. Am I being naive?
Not at all. With my first I did folded towel on the dryer (and then tossed the diaper straight in the washer normally). With my second (in a different house, where the dryer was no longer quite so ideally located), I would have done folded towel on the floor, but the dresser happened to be a convenient size and we picked up a changing pad for free somewhere. And this time the changing pad is a hand-me-down, too.

I personally like not having to get all down on the ground if I'm not already there, but there's no reason not to just use the ground - and no chance of the baby falling off it!

DS born 6/03, DD1 born 9/06, DD2 born 10/10, DD3 born 4/14.
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I’ll Join In! This is a great idea, and I really need to get going with this.
Like, what happened to my pregnancy? I’m due Nov. 2 so it’s just a little over 3 months to go. With my DS my water broke 3.5 weeks early. I don’t expect this one to be that early, but I want to be ready a month ahead of time just in case.

So... that means that I only have like 2 months to get ready!


Oh, I’ll add my list later. I’ve got to go relax after that realization!

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We often change on the couch, bed, floor - wherever we are at the time. I do like our changing table/dresser and changing pad because the height is great, but I'm sure we'll (once again) use other surfaces more.

Ok, I'm going to attempt to add my list... And hopefully that will make me less anxious, rather than more!

FOR BABY:
- gender neutral clothes that I love (i.e., no greens or yellows)
ORDERED:
- 2 ss onesies (0-3?)
- 2 gowns in 0-3
- 1 gown in 3-6
- 1 kimono top in 0-3
- 1 kimono top w/ pants in 0-3
- 2 ss onesies in 6-12
- 1 footie in 0-3
- 1 longies w/ tee

- XS/NB diapers
ORDERED:
- 2 Goodmama newborns
- 3 XS FB
- 2 Thirsties Duo Diaper size 1
- 1 Thirsties cover XS
- 3 Swaddlebees NB fitteds (2 second quality)
- 1 Blueberry mini-deluxe (2nd)
- various 2nd quality inserts

- - preemie prefolds
- - XS Thirsties - 1 ordered
- - Thirsties DuoWraps size 1 (esp. in Blackbird) - ordered
- - XS FB in new colors (chocolate, grape, watermelon) - ordered

- - order XS/NB from Fussybutt and FlutterybyBaby
- muslin swaddling blankets (something nice and GN)
- car seat (Chicco KeyFit 30 in either red or green)
- new diaper bag? (friend who makes Saffron Bags may be making me one, or I can use one I already have)
- new wetbag - ordered
- baby monitor (still not sure which one)
- swing (love cradle swings but not 100% on it)
- hammock? (would love but rather $$$)
- Tres Tria co-sleeping pillow (think this is a must-have this time, as we probably won't side-car the crib)

FOR BIRTH:
- birth supplies (chux, gloves, peroxide, olive oil, etc.)
- pool liner - ordered!
- pool pump - ordered!
- hoses for pool
- adapters for sink - still on sink!
- EVA shower curtain liners for bed
- cheap but decent sheets for the bed (only have 2 sets now and it's a king this time!) - decided to use sheets that are falling apart already, now need new "good" sheets for bed

FOR POSTPARTUM:
- peri bottles
- more mesh undies for postpartum
- more ice packs
- find/account for PFs and mama cloth - ordered 2 regular pads
- witch hazel pads and/or straight witch hazel
- homeopathic hemorrhoid treatments (just in case!) - have cream
- sitz bath
- EMAB Booby Tubes, nipple butter, bottom spray
- possibly go to Dream Dinners or somewhere to make frozen meals
- ensure plenty of food in the house at all times, especially as labor nears
- ORDERED: organic cotton/wool and organic cotton breast pads


Can't wait to wrap up a tiny baby in super-soft clothes and a sweet newborn diaper and snuggle her/him!!

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Founder of Houston Birth Alternatives: Be Informed, Encouraged, Supported birth support group and aspiring midwife.

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Ok, somehow obsessing over adding my list here today has led me to go buy things..because it just did. So I wondered over onto Diapers.com (love the free return shipping if i dont like something!) and bought a car seat and a bouncy chair
I must say I feel so much better as it was really starting to drive me insane thinking every single day about the things I need and telling myself I will get them "later". I now have major preggo induced satisfaction from having actually shopped for baby

I bought:

car seat (used 20BRITAX for 20% off)

bouncy chair (i read reviews on other sites and liked)


bath seat (hope its as functional as it seems,loved that price).

car mirror

then I went to albeebaby.com and got this (using 20OFF code for 20% off):

Aden+Anais swaddlers

and

Aden+Anais sleeping bag

-those were my had-to-haves. I've drooled over them for too long, and Aden+Anais wasn't around when my last baby was newborn so Ive never had any of their yummy muslin stuff! They dont really go on sale much so I figured 20% off was a good deal (i dont have the patience to wait and see if babysteals ever gets them again).

So Mr List...Im not as intimidated by you now!

HAVE:

Car seat
Dresser-done!
Baby monitor (Not excited to spend $ on this, but need it)
Bassinet (for living room)
Changing table (never had one before,got it mostly for my mom but so excited about it because it has awesome storage for diapers and things)
Bouncy chair
Mei Tai
Sleepy Wrap

Kimono Onesies
Footed Pants
Hats
Little jacket
Aden Anais sleeping bag
Aden Anais swaddling blankets
Cotton oversized receiving blankets

Nursing bras (have a few from last time)
Diapers
Kleen Kanteen water bottle to always have on me
Earth Mama Angel Baby nipple butter
Earth Mama Angel Baby postpartum mama balm and spray
Twilight turtle
Wipes
Bra pads
Natracare maternity pads

NEED:
Mattress pad for our bed
Nursing pillow
(just found out My Brest Friend that I wanted is treated with fire retardants UGH)
Diaper bag (a friend makes gorgeous bags that dont even look like diaper bags but are perfect and come with changing pad-going to buy one from her, loved mine last time).
Cranberry Juice because I craved it like mad postpartum last time!
pump parts -tubing etc



So this is it for now. Should be great to be able to come back and go over and edit.
Thanks for the best thread ever

Happy mama to my four girls S 8.15.02 , L 04.25.06 (gone at 36 weeks ) and L 3.10.07.And another rainbow! Baby C has arrived 10.26.10!
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