Buying New Mum Essentials On A Budget

Have you got a baby on board? Whether you’re a mum-t0-be yourself, or a loved one is about to pop, buying those new baby must-have’s can be pricey! We’ve found the best deals around to make sure you can get everything you need for the new arrival, without spending a fortune.

Changing Bags Under £50

We’ve scoured the market to find the top changing bag bargains, with the following two coming up trumps! Both are an on-trend grey colour, which means they suit both genders, and also makes them great baby shower gift options.

Oh My Baby! Boho Changing Bag B043020

This Oh My Baby! bag from La Redoute is just £34.00, and roomy enough to hold all your little one’s everyday essentials. With a large padded over-the-arm strap, it’s great for transporting those necessities at arm’s reach.

Nuby Grey Backpack

If you prefer carrying a backpack as your changing bag, this is a great cost-effective option from Nuby. You can save 20% off it at the moment too, paying just £40.00 instead of £50.00! This Nuby backpack even includes a portable changing mat so you’ve got everything on hand when you’re on the go.

You really don’t need to break the bank to buy a high quality changing bag for your little one. Write down a list of the non-negotiable features that you feel you need in your changing bag to help narrow down your search, and keep an eye on your favourite baby brand’s sales to know when your top pick has money off!

Self-care As A New Mum

You might have a little one to look after, but it’s important to make sure you still take ‘me time’ too. Pregnancy-friendly toiletries make a great gift for a new or expecting mum, as well as a lovely way to just treat yourself if you’ve got a baby on board.

Mama Mio Your Pregnancy Essentials Kit

This Mama Mio Your Pregnancy Essentials Kit comes with everything you need in the realm of pregnancy skincare. Making sure your skin retains elasticity means your risk of stretch marks is lowered, and helps you feel lovely and smooth when your growing a baby in your tum! The above set retails for under £30, and comes with Lucky Legs Cooling Energising Leg Gel (perfect for revitalising achey limbs), the Gorgeous Glow Balancing Facial Wash, Pregnancy Boob Tube Protection Cream (which is super soothing), and The Tummy Rub Butter.

Maternity Bras That Don’t Break The Bank

Making sure you have a stockpile of supportive maternity bras is crucial for getting through these 9 months! It’s key to make sure you’ve got a range of comfy, reliable bras that make you feel good. Ladies, we all know there’s not much worse than wearing an uncomfortable bra! Here are some cost-effective, cute, practical options to get your collection started.

Naturally Close 2 Pack Maternity Non Wired Cotton Rich Bras

This handy set of everyday coloured bras is currently reduced to just £20.00 over at Simply Be! With an open-drop cup clip that means they’re breastfeeding friendly too, so can see you through to even after when your bundle of joy has been born.

Royce Blossom Spot Non Wired Nursing Bra

If your current maternity bras just aren’t cutting it, this Royce Blossom Spot Non Wired Nursing Bra from JD Williams is uber supportive and a worthwhile investment. The bra has a hidden cradle and sling for a really high quality level of support. Bigger boobed ladies, this bra is your best friend!

Maternity Fashion Staples

You don’t need to lose your sense of style just because you’ve got a baby on board! Grab some autumnal essentials to see you through the cooler season, but remember to wear numerous light layers instead of big chunky layers. This means if you have a pregnancy hot flush, you can easily reduce lighter layers instead of having to sweat in a thick jumper.

Maternity Roll Neck 2 Pack Top

Get autumn-fashion ready with this double pack of jumpers from Boohoo. They’re perfect for layering under dresses or skirts, and the neutral tones mean they’ll go with everything. They’re only £12 too!


Sportee Pink Vest

Still want to get a workout in when you’re expecting? Sportee Mommee is a great brand for maternity gymwear, with a range of essentials at fab prices and in gorgeous colours, you can keep hitting the gym with your baby on board. Get ready for those endorphins to hit!


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