Must-have Baby Accessories for the First 6 Months

Having a baby is an exciting adventure for all new moms and dads, but sometimes deciding what accessories you need can be surprisingly complicated. What items are must-haves and which ones can you skip? It seems like everyone who you speak to has a different answer. Take a look at Payflex’s list that we’ve put together of essential baby accessories to help you decide what items you need.

1. Baby Clothes

Your baby needs clothes, so this one is a definite must. Try to opt for clothes that are within a designated age range that your baby can grow into.


Baby pink striped 3-piece Set – R240.00


2. Cleaning Baby Accessories

A clean baby is a happy baby! Keeping your baby clean and healthy is essential to their well-being.

A baby bath

Folding Baby Bath – Blue – R699.00

A nappy bag

Baby Bag BackPack – Aqua – R369.00

A changing mat


3. Travel Accessories

Taking your baby to and from certain places while keeping them safe and comfortable is a necessity.

A pram

Selfie Stroller – R4900.00

A baby car seat

Primo Viaggio SL – R3250.00

4. Baby Accessories for Sleeping

Babies have special requirements for when they sleep, so having the right sleeping accessories is vital.

A baby crib

Doce Sonho Baby Crib – Rustic – R2699.00

A baby mattress

Baby Womb World – Premium Foldable Baby Camp Cot Bed Memory Foam Mattress – R549.00

Baby bedding

Cabbage Creek 5 Piece Cot Linen Set – Grey Bear On The Moon – R699.00

5. Baby toys

You might not consider toys as essential accessories for babies. But toys can help to stimulate your baby’s imagination and concentration, and are important for development.

Bright Starts Monkey Business Musical Activity Gym – R779.95

WinFun Light-up Musical Caterpillar – R275.00

Melissa & Doug – EZ Page Turner Book Bundle – R250.00

6. Accessories for Feeding

Having the right feeding accessories can make feeding your baby that much more easy and enjoyable!

A high chair

Prima Pappa Follow Me – R3100.00

A baby bottle

Tommee Tippee – 260ml Bottle – 2 Pack – R259.00

Baby plates

Silicone Suction Plate (Ether) – R249.00

A meal bib

Printed Silicone Bibs – R140.00


Getting the best baby accessories for your little one is a breeze thanks to Payflex! Select the Payflex option at checkout when making a purchase, and pay in 4 instalments over 6 weeks, completely interest-free. Enjoy every moment of joy that being with your baby will bring, and remember you can never take enough photos!