Essentials for new babies (and new parents!)

May 08, 2021

Essentials for new babies (and new parents!)

Buying for a new baby is so fun (tiny clothes, tiny blankets, tiny everything!), but with so much available it can quickly get overwhelming. Obviously tiny bonnets are on your list, but we’ve got you covered with the rest! Read on for the most beautiful essentials from some of our favorite brands, for both babe and you, so you can soak up precious moments - beautifully.
Five images, clockwise from top left: several baby items in a flat lay; a white My Peekaboo ring sling hanging on a wooden rack; a Canyon Rose loungewear set from Oddbird; three Briar Bébé bandits; a flat lay of Oat Children knit baby clothing
1. Oat Children clothing
We’re obsessed with Oat’s neutral knit pieces - the perfect complement to a tiny bonnet, and the coziest and most adorable outfit on tiny babes! Shop Oat Children here.
 
2. My Peekaboo ring sling
Keep babe close + soothed while keeping your hands free with My Peekaboo’s luxe linen ring slings! Shown here in classic Iris, these slings are new-parent sanity-savers. My Peekaboo slings are handmade in Baltimore using 100% linen and are suitable for newborns (8lbs) to toddlers (35 lbs). Shop My Peekaboo’s Iris sling here.
 
3. Oddbird Co Kardeş Loungewear set
Baby isn’t the only one who should get beautiful pieces! Shown here in Canyon Rose, Oddbird’s loungewear is effortlessly comfortable, nursing-friendly, and beyond beautiful! New parents will feel simultaneously relaxed and luxurious in this handcrafted, 100% Turkish cotton gauze set, and relaxed + luxurious is exactly how every new parent deserves to feel. Shop Oddbird’s Kardeş Loungewear here.
 
4. Briar Bébé Bandits
Our supersoft knit bonnets feature the sweetest pixie point (for maximum awwws), and are available in a newborn size so babe can wear them home from the hospital! Shop Briar Bandits here.
Four images, clockwise from top left: three bottles of Wiley Body Bubble, Wiley lotion, and Wiley body oil; two handmade puppets, a bear and a bunny, from Oustitine; a thick organic blanket from Willaby, folded; three diapers and a pack of wipes from Parasol Co.
5. Willaby baby blanket
A classic baby item with a modern touch, Willaby’s Geo Baby Blanket is a stunning addition to any nursery. This blanket is made from 8 layers of organic cotton gauze and is unbelievably soft, while the gauze offers both warmth and breathability. Shop the Geo Blanket from Willaby here.
 
6. Ouistitine doll puppets
How sweet are these heirloom quality puppets?! Oustitine creations are handmade in Montreal from natural fiber fabric remnants, so they’re eco friendly as well as absolutely beautiful! Shop Ouistitine creations here.
 
7. Wiley Baby Bundle
This bundle will make bath time a breeze! It includes Wiley’s signature body bubble, which smells heavenly and is suitable for the entire family, along with their nongreasy body oil and lightweight everything lotion. Shop the Baby Bundle here.
 
8. Parasol Diaper Subscription
Diapers are a necessity, and we adore Parasol’s high-quality diapers that are made for sensitive skin - they have a “no diaper rash” guarantee! Plus, they’re just plain cute. Shop the membership box (which includes 3 giant packs of diapers, 4 packs of wipes, and more) here.
Five images, clockwise from top left: a sisal grass and straw changing basket from Design Dua laying on a bed; several baby items in a flat lay; five of Briar Baby's neutral colored sunbonnets; a closeup image of several wooden mushrooms painted in muted colors from Raduga Grez; two pairs of knit Goumi baby clothes
9. Design Dua changing basket
This sisal grass and straw changing basket will beautify any dresser! Crafted entirely by hand by artisans in Ghana, this is an heirloom piece to be treasured. Shop the changing basket here.
 
10. Goumi pajamas
The softest pajamas! Goumi’s organic footies feature a two-way zipper for easy diaper changes, and the NB-6m sizes include integrated mitts to keep babe from scratching themself. Shop the footies here.
 
11. Raduga Grez wooden toys
Whimsical and lovely, Raduga Grez’s wooden toys are true works of art! The toys are made in small batches with solid wood and non-toxic paint, and will grow with your babe from pretty nursery decor to beloved toddler toy and beyond. Find their stockist list here.
 
12. Briar Baby sunbonnets
A sunny day necessity, our sunbonnets feature a 3+ inch brim per the recommendation of the American Association of Pediatrics. Keep babe covered and give yourself peace of mind! Shop sunbonnets here.



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