Newborn Checklist for First-time Mothers

By Mini Exchange.
Becoming a mother for the first time is an exquisitely, amazing experience. However, it can also be quite daunting. Despite all the planning leading up to the big moment, it’s common for new mothers to question whether they have prepared enough. This helpful checklist for first-time mothers includes the more important clothing items you’ll require for your newborn’s first year, and it suggests a few ideas of what to include in your baby registry at MyList.

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Baby Gift of the Week – Portable High-Chair


phil & teds Lobster portable high-chair is a fabulous idea of present to add on a baby registry

It is lightweight, with flat-packing portability and quick-smart clamping for ease of use with virtually any table.

The lobster is extremely travel-friendly, making it convenient to take to restaurants, on family vacations or to grandma’s house.


Gift Ideas from our new Partner Store, Db Babies!

Last week we announced our new partnership with Db Babies, a Dubai based boutique retailer of newborn baby gifts, toddler and young children accessories and essentials. Here is a sample of exciting gift ideas from Db BabiesTo set up your baby registry today, please visit our website

This beautiful Ballerina Set of Socks by Trumpette is available in 2 sizes and makes a fabulous gift for baby or toddler.

 Ballerina Set of Socks by Trumpette
  A modern Moon 3-in-1 High Chair by Mima is an essential to any modern baby registry. Suitable from birth up to 45kg and available in white, black and camel. Modern Moon 3-in-1 High Chair by Mima   A beautiful Blue Plush Baby Bath by Blooming Bath. Handmade from incredibly soft, cuddly materials, Blooming Bath’s petals hug any sink to create an adorable, safe, fun and convenient bath time experience for your most precious possession. Beautiful Blue Plush Baby Bath by Blooming Bath.   An amazingly soft and snuggly companion by Jellycat. Her lovely long ears are just the right size for little hands to hold and she’s filled with beans so you can sit and pose her. Has a cute fluffy button tail! Soft and Snuggly companion by Jellycat.   Airfree 55 Babyair is a revolutionary new type of air purfier that ‘breathes in’ pollen, dust and bugs so that your baby doesn’t have to. It uses a simple heat sterilization – an entirely natural method – to purify the air and requires zero maintenance as it doesn’t have any filters or bulbs to replace.The airfree air purifier is a maintenance free unit that uses new patented technology to eliminate 99.99% of airborne allergens. It safely destroys viruses, bacteria, mould spores and dustmite debris to help create a healthier environment for children. Airfree 55 Babyair Air purifier The Mima Kobi Flair Twin Stroller has an intelligent and flexible design. Mima Kobi Flair Twin Stroller A beautiful Little Princess Pink Gift Set by Little Mico which consists of 2 bibs, 1 statement pacifier and 1 personalised pacifier holder. Little Princess Pink Gift Set by Little Mico Babyhome dream bassinet is an extremely lightweight cot with an aluminium frame that is easy to assemble/disassemble. Its innovative adjustable leg system allows, with the click of a button, to change the leg position from stationary to a rocker to wheels that allow Dream to be easily moved around the house.  Babyhome dream bassinet A Little Something for The Mama-To-Be is a pocket full of pampering for those common little extras that go along with pregnancy! It is a little gift that indulges a special mama in a big way, naturally!  Little Something for The Mama-To-Be Your little one will NEVER FORGET these shoes. Baby blue handmade leather soft shoes with elephant detail. Available in different sizes. Baby blue handmade leather soft shoes with elephant detail.

MyList Coup de coeur – 321 explore


French Readers! We have just found the perfect gift for your kids: 3.2.1 explore, 84 pages of information and games about the United Arab Emirates.

Easy, fun and instructive, you are sure to please them!

Available in French (English version will be issued in september 2013), 3.2.1 explore has been written for ages 5-11. You can purchase it by sending an email to the author Marina Fahy-Ruiz ( or at the Alliance Française in Oud Metha.

Prenatal fitness class in Dubai with Urban Energy and MyList

Last Tuesday, a group of our bravest pregnant clients attended our prenatal fitness class with Urban Energy, one of MyList partners. Prenatal fitness classes are specifically designed for expecting mothers.

Prenatal fitness class in the park
Essential accessories: bring your own water bottle & sun hat. Urban Energy will provide you with mats and weights

Amy, our Urban Energy coach, is specialized in pre and post-natal fitness classes and provided us with tips and advice about fitness during pregnancy.

She will always adapt your exercise regime to your individual needs, level of fitness and of course, due date!

Amy from Urban Energy
Bumps working out

Everyone had a lot of fun doing the different exercises: from weightlifting to leg movements, bumps were working out!

Elisabeth expecting her fourth baby in December

Thank you MyList for this great fitness session this morning. Tested and approved: Nice environment, friendly people, great coaching…and music!!” (Elisabeth, 32 years old and expecting her fourth baby in December)

Wild cats

I am 14 weeks pregnant with my third baby and have always had an idea about prenatal classes, yet this was the first time I attend one and I loved it, simple, easy end even though I haven’t worked out since the beginning of my pregnancy” (Zeina, mother of two little girls and expecting a baby in April 2013)

Yes you can do it!
Legs movements in progress
Easy even with a bump
Zeina 14 weeks pregnant of her third baby

Aude expecting twins for January!

Aude (expecting baby number 3 and baby number 4 in January): “I will definitely come back to maintain a healthy weight gain!

So why not treat yourself with Urban Energy fitness classes or even offer health and fitness to your friend for her baby shower! It will definitely be an original and useful gift for a mother-to-be. If you are not able to attend all the sessions before the birth join their post natal classes!

MyList is the first online multi-store gift registry in UAE, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. If you are living in the UAE and are expecting a baby very soon or baby is just born, set up a baby registry with us for FREE. With MyList, you have the possibility to create a wish list for you, a friend or relative at any time, prior or after the Big Day.

Join Urban Energy every Sunday at 6.15 pm, every Tuesday at 10 am and on Friday at 9 am for their prenatal fitness classes.