About This Website

Welcome to BabyEssentialsList.co.uk. This website provides new and expecting parents with information about the things they need for their baby. We aim to save you money and time, and give you useful tips on how to provide for your newborn and make life easier.

Life with a newborn is challenging, overwhelming and sometimes frustrating, and BabyEssentialsList was created to help you get prepared and organised, so you can spend more time enjoying your little bundle of joy.

You will find lots of useful checklists so you can tick things off as you go. There is information about sleeping, feeding, clothing, baby care, play, and getting out and about with your baby. There is also a big list of freebies, so be sure to read it and don't miss out on all your free stuff!

BabyEssentialsList.co.uk is owned, designed and written by Sharon Kirby.


If you have any questions or suggestions, please write an e-mail to: enquiriesCHARACTER SEQUENCE@babyessentialslist.co.uk.

Terms & Privacy

If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern the website owner's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by www.babyessentialslist.co.uk and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

Medically qualified individuals do not write for this website. Although every effort has been made to ensure all information is accurate at the time of writing, under no circumstances should any of the information found on this website be perceived as a substitute for medical/childcare advice from a qualified health professional or childcare expert.

The website's creator, Sharon Kirby, is not responsible for the outcome of any action taken as a result of information that is presented, including product descriptions, advertisements and links to external websites.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, www.babyessentialslist.co.uk takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

The contents of this website are automatically copyrighted under the law. Please do not copy it or distribute it to the general public without the consent of the author.

Third party websites may link to relevant pages with hypertext links.

These terms and conditions may be revised from time to time.

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The privacy of our visitors to www.babyessentialslist.co.uk is important to us. 

At www.babyessentialslist.co.uk, we recognise that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you visit www.babyessentialslist.co.uk, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. 

This website uses Google Analytics, which collects the data described above. Here is the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. www.babyessentialslist.co.uk also uses the Google Custom Search Engine. Google Privacy Policy.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements on www.babyessentialslist.co.uk to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed.  This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

DoubleClick DART cookies

We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google's DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests ("interest based targeting"). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (for example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses "non personally identifiable information". It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting the advertising opt-out page or the Network Advertising Initiative.

You can chose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.

AboutCookies.org explains how to block, control and delete cookies.

The website owner Sharon Kirby is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.

The website owner Sharon Kirby is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

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