The arrival of your baby is imminent, the labour bag is packed and ready at the door, pre-natal classes attended and the finishing touches to the nursery are underway. For first time parents knowing what your baby will need and what to buy can be quite stressful, There is a massive market of baby products available and distinguishing what’s essential is a vital component of keeping both your sanity and your budget in check. Inhealth.ie are the pre and post natal product specialists, caring for both mother and baby from pre-conception through to baby’s first years and beyond. So we’ve put together some baby essential must-have’s to help ease you into your parenting adventure, and prepare you for the busy yet fun days ahead.
With over 95% of parents in the UK now using the Grobag baby sleep bags, the Grobag phenonomen has changed the way that mums and dads put their babies to bed. Making the traditional top sheets and blankets a relic of the past, the Grobag baby sleep bag comforts and clothes your little one in 100% jersey cotton for the perfect nights sleep.
- Available in 2.5 tog and 1.0 tog warmth ratings
- Available in sizes 0-6 months, 6-18 months and 18-36 months
- Underarm poppers and side zip on 0-6 month size, front zip on 6-18 month and 18-36 month sizes
- Machine washable and can be tumble dried on low heat
- Zip-click® feature on all sizes
The Breastpump – Ardo Calypso Ultimate Pump Pack
If you intend to breastfeed, equipping yourself for all situations is vital, for both mother and baby. If you intend to breastfeed and return to work then a breastpump that reduces pumping time whilst increasing your milk production and accelerates the ‘let-down’ will become your best friend. The Ardo Calypso Ultimate Pump Pack provides just that and more.
- Reduces pumping time by 50% as it accelerates let down and increases your milk production
- Features 64 combination of settings for speed and suction, catering for all of mum’s personal stimulation and expressing needs
- Compact design and reduced sound levels allow for discreet expression
- Comes complete with a breastfeeding shoulder bag, double pumpsets, a selection of breast shell sizes, an Optiflow insert which massages the breast to ensure efficient and comfortable pumping. Extra storage bottles
- cool elements and a cool bag are also included.
- Battery or mains operated for optimal flexibility.
The Avent Electric Steam Steriliser Electric Steam Steriliser 3-in-1
During the first year of your baby’s life, your baby remains most vulnerable to illness. It is recommended that you sterilise all feeding equipment and bottles at least until baby is 6 months of age and even up to the year. Not sterilising exposes your baby to viruses and bacteria that can gather on baby’s bottle and in baby’s milk, potentially making baby quite ill.The brand name Avent is synonymous with baby safety and is an industry leader in the field, the Avent Electric Steam Steriliser 3-in-1 offers you peace of mind and market leading excellence:
- Is a versatile 3-in-1 steriliser, able to accommodate varying sizes of bottles and accessories and is adjustable for easy kitchen storage.
- Natural steam sterilisation kills 99.9% of harmful germs without the need of chemicals.
- Offers extra speed and safety with a 6 minute cycle with automatic shut off
- Fits all bottle types
- BPA free
Baby Safety – BabyDan 5 Panel Black Hearth Gate
As baby mobilises, your home becomes a playground for prying little fingers and toes and potentially a harmful environment, full of hidden dangers that account for the majority of baby visits to emergency departments the world over. Baby proofing your home is absolutely essential in ensuring your baby’s safety, Inhealth.ie stock a full range of baby proofing products from door stops, to window locks, to the Babydan 5 Panel Black Hearth Gate vital for those with an open fire or heater in the loungeroom:
- Consists of flexible panel units that can be used in various ways
- Ideal for protecting baby from the fire but can also be used for normal safety use for wide opening or as a room divider.
- The gate is easy to mount and you can extend the gate with further sections if you wish
- Featuring an extra wide door section that allows for easy access and has a double locking handle for extra safety.
- Boasts a quick release fitting that enables the gate to be dismounted from the wall fittings without the use of any tools
- Best used for protection from fireplaces, stoves, AGA cookers and room dividing.
- No toxins used in the product coating and is the only brand hearth gate with rounded corners for maximum protection
The Baby Carrier – Introducing the Babasling
Carrying baby, bonding with baby, wanting to breastfeed baby discreetly are everyday occurrences for all mums. The new Babasling Classic has been designed for everyday use enabling mum and baby to remain close whether it’s popping out to the shops, attending to other things in the home or nursing, the Babasling baby carrier acts as your own personal nanny, the extra pair of hands every parent needs. Stylish, versatile and of exceptional quality the Babasling baby carrier offers:
- Five different carrying positions
- Allows for discreet breastfeeding in two different positions
- Designed to carry babies and toddlers (0 – 2yr+ / 3.5kg – 15kg)
- One size fits all, adjusts in seconds
- 100% cotton, machine washable at 40 degrees
- Tested to safety standard BS EN 13209-2:2005 Soft Carriers
- Lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects