The first three months aren’t called the fourth trimester for nothing. You and your baby go through so much change, so quickly. No wonder you sometimes can't work out which way is up! The First Months collection is our pick of the products that will help smooth the way, both night and day, while everyone gets used to each other.

“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.”
Leo Burke

A Moses Basket or Crib

This stylish, handmade Childhome Rattan Cradle and Mattress is great for adding a natural touch to the nursery: pair it with floral or foliage textiles and animal prints on the wall for the ultimate nature-inspired baby space. The mattress is deep and comfy, for lots of sleep... we hope.

"We love how beautiful this crafted rattan cradle is. It makes a real statement in your bedroom, or the nursery."
Rebecca, Parent Tester

Childhome Rattan Cradle and Mattress

Childhome Rattan Cradle and Mattress

A Comforter (or two)

Perfect for keeping little hands busy and so essential you may want to have a back-up. This quirky Fabelab version is made of 100% organic cotton.

"The muslin material washes well and keeps its colour. It’s a great little comforter."
Jade, Parent Tester

Fabelab Cuddle Doll Comforter

Fabelab Cuddle Doll Comforter

“Babies are such a nice way to start people.”
Don Herold

A Changing Mat

This will see a lot of action, so choose one that fits with your look. The Mabel & Fox range is UK manufactured and their prints go brilliantly with modern decor.

"Nappy changing isn't always a joy, but this comfy and chic mat is really easy on the eye."
Megan, Buyer

Mabel & Fox Wedge Changing Mat

Mabel & Fox Wedge Changing Mat

A Changing Caddy

Collecting everything you need at hand in one place, the ubbi Nappy Caddy includes a change mat, drawer and holds up to 8 nappies.

"We’ve used it to amalgamate my nappy basket & medical basket. But you can also easily fit the wipes dispenser into it. You can store so much in it!"
Anna, Parent Tester

ubbi Nappy Caddy

ubbi Nappy Caddy

Baby Bath and/or Bath Support

A baby bath is great, if you have the room, and a good support like this Cheeky Rascals one is brilliant for a newborn, holding their head and body at the perfect height while their legs and arms are free to splash.

"A soft-touch support for hands-free, confident bath times when you're getting to know each other."
Megan, Buyer

Cheeky Rascals Bath Support

Cheeky Rascals Bath Support

This may surprise you

  • It’s normal for babies to lose up to 10% of their birth weight in week one.

  • You know the phrase, ‘There’s one born every minute’? Well actually, 256 babies arrive every 60 seconds, worldwide.

Dive a little deeper

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