Baby essentials (6 months and beyond)

It is truly remarkable how quickly time flies and babies grow. In the blink of an eye you're baby will develop from a little bundle in your arms to running around and getting into everything!  

Our baby essentials list for 0-5 months can be found here. Our list of transition pieces to consider when your baby starts to get more mobile around six months, is below. You can download a pdf copy here.

Feeding

  • High chair/seat when solids are introduced and baby can sit up
     
  • Bibs that are easy to wipe down!
     
  • Facecloths
     
  • Fresh Food Feedings for introducing whole foods to babies and toddlers
     
  • Baby bowls and plate, and spoons with long handles for easier feeding
     
  • Sippy cup and regular cup, as appropriate
     
  • Fork and spoon, as appropriate
     
  • Baby food paraphernalia (if you're making your own baby food read this post)
     
  • Drool bibs for when baby is teething

Playtime

  • Baby fold-away jumper or Jolly Jumper
     
  • Baby seat or chair
     
  • Baby activity table (to practice standing)
     
  • Teething toys
     
  • Stuffed animals
     
  • Board books

Car seats

Confirm current government safety standards for when it is considered safe both from a height and age perspective to put your child in a forward facing car seat and eventually a booster seat.

Baby and Toddler Proofing

Your baby will become a mover and a shaker before you know it. Read our checklist for baby proofing and checklist for toddler proofing your home.