On the Go
We highly suggest you limit your commitments in the first few months with your child, for her sake as well as your own. There is a lot of adjusting taking place for both of you!
Babies LOVE to be outside and it's a win-win for you. There's always something new to see, touch, smell, or experience and you don't have to do anything more than go out. Even stepping onto your welcome mat is fine.
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If you plan on taking your child into a car at any point, you'll need a car seat. The best car seat depends on the your vehicle and what kind of travel, features, and options matter to you. Read this very through article from Baby Gear Lab to help you make the choice that's right for you.
It's not ideal for your child to spend any more time in a car seat then necessary, as it is a container that will restrict her free movement and ability to explore.
Baby Carriers and Slings
An carrier with infant accessories can be a real life saver for sore arms. Many models will hold children from day one through toddlerhood, and are sturdy enough to last years. Infants should ALWAYS face in with a carrier to help them feel safe and connected to you (front facing is like riding in the first car on a roller coaster).
I'm a fan of the Ergo carrier (pictured and linked below), but there are many options available. Learn more about choosing a carrier here.
Travel Play Yard
If you don't have the luxury of a safe outdoor (or indoor) space for your infant to explore, you can create one with a travel play yard. This is my favourite model, as it is much larger than pack-and-plays, but has a floor and folds up. No matter where you go, your child will have a safe, clean area to explore and move. This is ideal for day trips and camping.
A stroller is certainly not necessary for life with an infant, but many people find them helpful and convenient. Strollers are for the adults, and are easy transport from one location to another. There is no developmental benefit for your child to ride in a stroller, and it's one of the least valuable activities she can spend her time doing (traveling on her own feet is best). The best way to take a walk with your infant in the first year is in a carrier or in your arms, so you can narrate, stop, touch, and listen together.
There is no "best stroller", read this article to decide the features your family needs for your lifestyle. Or, skip the stroller and use a carrier or wagon instead.