If you love infographics, get ready to geek out over this collection of visual cheatsheets designed for new parents and pregnancy. Consider these 25 one-pagers your manual to parenthood. From showing you what to pack in your diaper bag, to how to dress your baby for bedtime to what poop is normal, they’ll help you save time and give you important info at a glance. Here’s one case in which cheating is encouraged. Keep on scrolling to see them all.
New Baby Basics
It’s no secret, being new parents can be nerve wracking. This useful cheatsheet covers a few of the basics — colic, cradle cap, teething and feeding — to take some of the pressure off while you’re getting to know your baby.
Baby Habits Month by Month
Wondering what typical sleep, feeding and play times look like for babies? Check out this graphic that delves into the details monthly, from newborn to Baby’s first birthday.
You’ve been baptized into the parenting world of bodily fluids, but what does it all mean? Unravel the mystery of baby poop with this insightful graphic. (Did you have any idea that there a dozen varieties? It blows our minds. Pun intended.)
If you’re going through the time and effort of pumping, then knowing how to safely store breastmilk is definitely something you’ll want to know. Keep this cheatsheet on your fridge so it’s ready when you are.
Pack the Ultimate Diaper Bag
Having a checklist to use when packing and repacking your diaper bag is clutch! Check out this cool list which will make you look like supermom since you’ll always have what you need at the ready.
Nail Bedtime Style
The age-old dilemma: how should I dress baby for bedtime? You don’t want to overbundle, but you sure don’t want your little to be cold either. Follow this guide to ensure a safe and comfortable sleep.
Baby Bathing 101
Have a few questions about bath time? How often? What you need? When it’s time to give Baby a bath, take a peek at these useful tips to make cleansing a breeze (and safe too).
Feeding by the Numbers
Not sure how much your baby should eat? This easy to reference age by age milk cheatsheet is for you!
Recognize Those Hunger Cries
Trying to understand the signals your baby sends you, may be easier said than done. This feeding cues cheatsheet will at least give you a visual of what your baby might be trying to tell you.
In the hospital, nurses will hand you your baby, as a perfectly swaddled burrito, which seems impossible to replicate at home? How does this magic happen? Here’s a visual how to.
Up Your Baby Photography Game
Baby is born and the family paparazzi descends like no other. But how does one get those super cute, Instagram-sensation style newborn photos? Check out this newborn photography guide.
Milestones You Must Photograph
You now know how to get those cute staged shots and some basic ideas on effective ways to make your photos look super professional. Next, consult this list of milestones for those “must capture moments” that you won’t ever want to forget.
First Baby Foods
Here’s a cheatsheet for your kitchen that fills you in on foods to try when weaning your baby? This valuable graphic shows you which foods are the most beneficial for baby and likely for your baby to enjoy, plus a few bites to avoid.
Be a Wrap Star
You’re super excited about the baby wrap you received for your shower, but you’ve forgotten what in the world to do now that it’s time to use it! Don’t worry, here are six ways to wrap your baby.
You’ve figured out the baby wrap, but what’s the best position for your baby to be in while using other baby carriers? This visual will help.
Review CPR Steps
There is absolutely no substitute for being trained in CPR for infants, so use this chart as a reference after getting certified.
First Aid Reference Guide
It is extremely important, when preparing for baby, to attend a first aid and infant CPR class. Use the infographic below to review when needed.
It can be hard to know when a baby’s fever is worth a trip to the doctor. Use this infographic guide to help you navigate this sometimes, disconcerting, situation.
Milk Supply Musts
If you’re planning on pumping when going back to work, use these insightful reminders to maintain your breastmilk supply.
Dressing Baby for the Weather
It can be tricky enough figuring out how to dress for the weather on any given day, add in baby, and it can be quite perplexing. How about this cute visual to help you out?
Get More Sleep
SLEEP! Every parents’ biggest question is “how do we get more sleep?” You can find sleep training tips here that are worth their weight in gold.
Rx for Nursing Moms
What medicines are safe to take when breastfeeding? Check out this list and also make sure to ask your health provider before taking anything, just to make sure.
Make Baby Smarter
Have you wondered what simple things you can do with baby to make sure they are thriving? How about these 7 easy ways to boost their brain development.
Laugh About Teething
Oh the dreaded teething phase that seems to live on forever. Use this humorous teething chart to add some levity to your toothy ordeal.
Can I Eat That?
Can’t remember which fish are high in mercury? Or don’t know what’s okay to order for lunch? It’s easy to forget exactly what foods to stay away from when pregnant. This handy graphic will fill you in quickly.
What new parent cheatsheets did you find super helpful?