Essentials

Crib

This is a newborn necessity, whether it’s standalone, portable or nestled against your bed.

Moba’s range come in eight funky hues. Moses basket £99 mobauk.com

Willow Crib £235 naturalmat.co.uk

Bedside Crib 3-in-1 in blush with mattress by Snuzpod £199.95 scandiborn.co.uk

 

Cot

Cots come in all shapes and sizes but it’s not just about picking the ultimate hand-me-down piece: shop around to find a cot to last from tot to toddler.

Oeuf Sparrow Cot Bed with Coco Mat £760 naturalmat.co.uk

Stokke 4-in-one Sleepi Bed £575 stokke.com 6 Alpheus Upholstered Cot £1,495 liliesandlions.com

Night light

A night light is essential and, with lots of design-savvy options on the market, they needn’t be boring. These charming critter lamps get our vote.

Vintage ceramic bird light £95 bambizi.co.uk

 

Woodland Starlight £23.50 homeandglory.co.uk 

Rose in April Joseph Bunny Lamp £80 bobbyrabbit.co.uk

 

Changing areas

Opting for a nursery furniture set is just the way to get more bang for your buck. With a genius wardrobe-come-changing station, this combo ticks all the boxes.

Soho Cot Bed and Nursery Wardrobe Combo Unit priced from £855. silvercrossbaby.com

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A wall-mounted changing table is great if you’re looking to save on space. Choose one that folds back to the wall. Noga Baby Changing Table £359 cuckooland.com

Feeding chair

No nursery can be without a comfy rocking chair. From plastic to plush, these three contemporary cool rockers top our list.

Rocking Arm Chair by Ciel £245 notonthehighstreet.com

 

Rosewell Glider £400 mothercare.com

Rosaline Rocking Chair £1,606.69 bunnyandclyde.ie