The Baby Bundle is given to parents and caregivers of every baby born in a NSW hospital. The Baby Bundle bag is filled with useful products to help you and your baby get off to a good start when you arrive home. You will receive the Baby Bundle before your discharge from hospital. If your baby wasn’t born in a hospital, you will receive it once they are registered with NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages.

The Baby Bundle is given to all parents who live in NSW and their baby was born after 1 January 2019.

Baby Bundle contents

All items meet Australian safety standards. Items include:

  • shoulder bag – with a pocket design to fit your baby's Blue Book
  • play mat
  • sleeping bag
  • change mat
  • muslin wrap
  • mercury-free bath thermometer
  • baby toothbrush
  • breast pads
  • first aid kit
  • board books
  • face cloth
  • baby wipes
  • hand sanitiser and
  • barrier cream.

The bag also has important information to support your child's health, development, and learning:

Each Baby Bundle has about $300 worth of products. Items may change from time to time.

Frequently asked questions

What if my baby is born in another state or overseas?

If either parent is a NSW resident at the time of your baby's birth, you can request a Baby Bundle via The Baby Bundle will be delivered to a NSW address free of charge.

Will I get a Baby Bundle if I live in another state or overseas, but my baby is born in a NSW hospital?

No. Parents or carers must live in NSW to receive a Baby Bundle.

Will adoptive or foster parents receive a Baby Bundle?

Yes, if your baby is up to three months old and you live in NSW.

What if I have more than one baby?

The Baby Bundle is for each baby born. If you have twins, you will get two Baby Bundles etc.

Is the Baby Bundle means tested?

No. The Baby Bundle is given to all NSW parents of babies born after 1 January 2019.

Are there other options if you don't want or need the Baby Bundle?

No. Accepting a Baby Bundle is voluntary.

Are the contents of the Baby Bundle Australian made/sourced?

The companies who supply products for the Baby Bundle are small to medium Australian-owned businesses.

Civic Disability Services, a Sydney-based social enterprise, delivers the Baby Bundle.

What if I didn't receive the Baby Bundle?

If you have not received a Baby Bundle but believe you should have, please contact and let us know:

  • your address
  • your baby's date of birth
  • where your baby was born.

Current as at: Monday 27 February 2023
Contact page owner: Maternity, Child and Family