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Having a baby and no idea what to buy? 

These are the items the TMC team have put to the test. 

Five of Us - Maternity Bag - £75 (Sale)
Five of Us – Maternity Bag – £75 (Sale)

A beautifully handmade bag using sustainable fabric that’s an absolute go-to for mums. Not just beautiful; it’s also incredibly convenient for carrying baby’s essentials on the go or during travels. Plus, it doubles as the perfect overnight bag.

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DockATot Deluxe+ Dock -  Acanthus - £160
DockATot Deluxe+ Dock – Acanthus – £160

This is a saving grace! It’s incredibly functional and beautiful too. It’s an essential item that allows you to safely pop bub down to rest and play. It is super handy for travelling with too.

 *Top tip: It’s well worth getting a spare cover so you still use it when messy moments occur.

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Cybex Cloud Z2 i-Size Car Seat - £229.95 (Sale)
Cybex Cloud Z2 i-Size Car Seat – £229.95 (Sale)

Is it weird to be obsessed with a car seat? It’s honestly the best. Brand Partnership Assistant Andi got it because all her friends swore by it and they are completely right. It clicks into the pram so you don’t need to wake the baby up if they’re asleep in the car.

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Baby Glass Bottle Complete Set 110ml - €16.95
Baby Glass Bottle Complete Set 110ml – €16.95

Not only do they look good, but they are safe for baby. They are made of borosilicate glass which is extremely durable and heat resistant. They also have a round nipple in nature rubber and an anti-colic function.

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Jem + Bea Remy Eco Changing Backpack - £120 (Sale)
Jem + Bea Remy Eco Changing Backpack – £120 (Sale)

A baby bag that my husband also feels comfortable rocking. It’s sustainably made and the perfect combination of fashion meets function.

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Bambo Nature Premium Eco Nappies - £5.20
Bambo Nature Premium Eco Nappies – £5.20

If you want nappies that had no nasties, and are kind to my baby’s bottom and the environment. These are the ones we swear by, we love how they have a wetness indicator that changes colour.

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Tommee Tippee UV Steriliser and Dryer - £149
Tommee Tippee UV Steriliser and Dryer – £149

This is such a good steriliser and means your worktops aren’t full of messy wet bottles. We even used it to sterilise nipple shields and breast pump attachments.

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Baby Björn Carrier Mini - £105
Baby Björn Carrier Mini – £105

An affordable, comfortable and easy to use carrier that clips on at the front, which means you don’t need to be a contortionist to put it on or take it off.

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Graco Side-By-Side Bedside Bassinet - £70
Graco Side-By-Side Bedside Bassinet – £70

Who knew having multiple cots and beds for your baby would be so damn handy. This is also great for travel and great to keep in the spare room to give yourself some time off.

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Bugaboo Giraffe Ultimate Bundle - £525 (sale)
Bugaboo Giraffe Ultimate Bundle – £525 (sale)

This fabulous high chair have seen us through all the the ages and stages of our babies and one that actually looks nice in your house. It’s compact and doesn’t take up much space and can be used as a chair for adults too.

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Cybex e-Priam - Starting from £1,189.95
Cybex e-Priam – Starting from £1,189.95

A stroller that rocks your baby for you and kicks in to help you get up hills. We love that you can buy different attachments depending on what stage the baby is in. The Cybex car seat attaches directly to the frame, making life 1000x easier.

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DockATot Nursing Pillow - Emerald Chambray - £80
DockATot Nursing Pillow – Emerald Chambray – £80

An essential item for those late-night and early-morning feeds.

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Wren Breast Pump - From £94.99
Wren Breast Pump – From £94.99

We love how you can discretely pump and go about your day making life as a new mum 100 times easier.

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Anex Air X Buggy - £349
Anex Air X Buggy – £349

This is a great lightweight buggy for when you need to duck out quickly – it’s so compact size and you’re able to fold/unfold it with just one hand. Plus it’s great for travel too.

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Cubo AI  Sleep Safety Bundle - £399
Cubo AI Sleep Safety Bundle – £399

If you are a bit anxious as a first-time mum and need to have that peace of mind that your baby would be safe while they slept, this is the kit to get.

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