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My First Baby by Mind Map: My First Baby
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My First Baby

Inspired by myfirstbaby.org

Pregnancy

Food

Good, Lean meat, Leafy vegetables, Whole grain bread, Unsaturated fats, (Non-fat) milk, Beans and lentils, Low mercury fish, Foods that are high in folate and Vitamin B, Drink lots of water!

Bad, Soft cheese, Deli meats that have not been cooked, High mercury fish, Raw eggs, Alcohol

Check-up schedule

8-12 weeks: Initial prenatal visit

Optional genetic counseling visit

First two trimesters: Prenatal visits continue every 4-6 weeks

15 to 20 weeks: Quad Screen test

27 or 28 weeks: Glucose challenge test

28 to 36 weeks: After 28 weeks, prenatal visits continue every 2-3 weeks until 36 weeks.

36 weeks: Pelvic exam and Group B Strep test

36 to 40 weeks

40+ weeks

Checklist

Diaper and Layetes

Wrap covers, cloth diapers or disposable diapers

Baby wipes or large washcloths

All in ones or T-shirts

Newborn hat

Crib blankets, crib sized comforter and quilt

Swaddling and receiving blankets

Baby Care

Natural body wash and shampoo

Pacifiers

Natural lotion or baby oil

Diaper cream

Safety scissors or nail clippers for babies

A baby bath or tub bath

The Baby's Gear

A baby carrier

The infant car seat

Stroller

Swing

Diaper bag

Safety and Health

Baby monitor

Nightlight

Infant acetaminophen drops

Digital thermometer

Nasal aspirator

Sleep

Crib bedding set

Extra sheets for bassinette and crib

Crib mattress

Feeding

Bottles

Nipples of various flow stages

A bottle brush for cleaning

Drying rack for bottles

Immunization Schedule

First year and after

At birth, Hepatitis B vaccine (HBV)

1-2 months, Second dose HBV

2 months, DTaP: Diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine, Hib: Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine, IPV: Inactivated poliovirus vaccine, PCV: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, Rota: Rotavirus vaccine

4 months, DTaP, Hib, IPV, PCV, Rota

6 months, DTaP, Hib, PCV, Rota

6 months and annually, Influenza

6-18 months, HBV, IPV

Hospital

Hospital Bag Checklist

Labor, Your birth plan, medical notes and insurance papers, A comfortable nightshirt or old t-shirt to wear during labor, A Bathing suit or outfit you do not mind getting wet if you plan to use a birthing pool, Dressing gown, socks and slippers, Snacks, glucose candies and energy drinks, Lip balm, Hair ties or bands, Camera and spare batteries or charger, Mobile phone

After birth, Comfortable clothing and a going home outfit, Toiletries, Maternity pads, Breast pads and nipple cream, Nursing bras, Large cheap or disposable knickers

For the baby, A few bodysuits, sleep suits and a going home outfit, A receiving blanket, Socks and a hat, Muslin squares, Newborn diapers, Baby toiletries, Bottles and formula, Infant car seat