Figuring out what you need to put on your baby registry can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many great products for babies now that it can be tough to decide. To give you some ideas of what to put on your registry, here are our picks for 18 baby registry items any new mommy would love to have. All of these items can be found on Amazon which has an easy-to-use baby registry but most of these items can also be found at your favorite baby stores.
The Graco Blossom 4 in 1 is the ultimate high chair. It converts from a high chair to a booster high chair to a booster seat to a youth seat, so it grows with your baby. The chair also has six different height settings so it can be adjusted to the height of your dining table or counter top. Plus, the tray is removable and can be thrown right into the dishwasher for easy cleaning. It is a little pricier than a standard high chair but because it grows with your baby it will ultimately save you money.
The Badger Basket Modern Changing Table is perfect for new moms. It has three storages and a hamper built right in for convenience and to hide the mess. You can also integrate your diaper pail right into the storage system for even easier clean up. Plus, with its sleek modern look and variety of finishes, it will match the design of any nursery.
The Summer Infant 4-sided changing pad is an extremely soft and durable changing pad. Most importantly those, its four side walls and belt feature keep your infant safe from rolling off the table. It is made with PEVA vinyl so cleanup is a breeze. Simply wipe it down with a wet sponge and disinfectant and you are ready for the next changing cycle.
Bamboo changing pad liners are machine washable, absorbent, and highly durable. Made with soft breathable bamboo, these pads will offer great protection while being comfortable and gentle against baby’s delicate skin. They are also very compact and can be quickly stashed in your diaper bag for on the go changing.
The Dream On Me Violet 7 in 1 convertible crib is the only bed you will ever need to buy for your child. The crib converts from a crib to a toddler bed to a daybed to a twin-sized bed with 2 setup options to a full-sized bed with two setup options. So it will grow with your child into their teen years. Its unique wavy style comes in a variety of color finishes so it can match your child’s nursery. Plus, the price cannot be beat, especially considering it is 7 beds in one.
If you are looking for the ultimate interactive mobile to hang over your baby’s crib, consider adding the Fisher-Price Precious Planet mobile to your baby registry list. This mobile has everything: Music and nature sounds, heartbeat and womb sounds, spinning smiling animals, and it also projects a wonderful image on the canopy. This is a great mobile to keep your baby company and entertained while they drift off to sleep.
The MamaRoo baby swing is the break out baby registry item of the last couple years. The MamaRoo was designed by moms for moms. The rocker provides baby with a gentle back and forth gliding motion that mimics how you would rock them in your arms. It also has an MP3 plug-in so you can play baby’s favorite music and a built in mobile to keep them entertained while they drift off to sleep. The MamaRoo is perfect to give moms a quick breaks so they can free their hands to do some housework. It is a must-have baby registry item.
The Graco Bumper Jumper is a bouncy seat that you hang in your doorway. The bumper jumper helps your baby get used to standing upright and helps them figure out how to support themselves with their legs so they can start walking. The bumper jumper is fully adjustable so it can grow as your baby grows. It clips on to the doorframe providing a secure hold and provides easy setup and takedown without damaging your walls. This is a great baby registry item to help support baby’s early development and motor skills.
The Baby Trend EZ Ride 5 is a convertible car seat and baby stroller in one which can save you both money and hassle when it comes to transporting your baby. The car seat accommodates babies up to 30lbs and clips easily into the stroller. Once your baby has outgrown the car seat, the stroller can then accommodate them up to 50 lbs. It also has a peek-a-boo window built in the canopy so you can keep an eye on your baby while you protect them from the sun, rain, and snow. The three-wheel design helps for easy maneuverability and facilitates a compact fold-up to fit even the smallest car.
Though not the ideal diaper bag to take on a quick errand, the 3-in-1 Diaper Bags diaper bag, portable crib, and changing station all in one is great for all day treks or road trips. The diaper bag folds out to reveal a bed that can be used as a portable changing station or crib. Plus, with plenty of deep external pockets, you can pack all the baby accessories you need to bring. Grab a smaller portable diaper bag for quick errands, but consider adding this one to your baby registry if you need to take your baby on longer trips.
The Babybjorn is the easiest way to carry your baby. The Babybjorn baby carrier is ergonomically designed for the comfort of both you and your baby. It offers four different carrying position including front and back carrying, baby facing either in or out. The Babybjorn also grows with you baby and can carry them up to 3 years old. It’s great for building a strong bond with you child, taking them on long treks, or carrying them around while you need to keep your hands free. This is the best baby carrier on the market and definitely belongs on your baby registry list!
Baby monitors are essential for keeping an eye on your baby while you are out of the room. This smartphone compatible baby monitor takes monitoring your baby to the next level. Instead of using a traditional video screen, you can pull up the baby monitor on app right in your phone enabling you to check in on your baby from anywhere. This baby monitor also has a 2-way talkback feature so you can talk to your baby while you aren’t in the room. It also has motion-activated alerts to tell you if you baby is waking up or having a disrupted sleep. Plus, it offers a wide-angle view so you can get a larger picture of what’s going on in the nursery. This baby monitor is a must-have for any new mommy, especially moms who are returning to work or travel a lot.
The Graco Pack N’ Play is a 3-in-1 portable crib. Priced the same as other portable crib and playard, this model offers a full crib insert with an overhead mobile as well as an easy changing table that can be removed and used as a rocker. The versatile functionality is great for any mom on-the-go and meets all of your baby’s needs with its easy to use features. The Pack N’ Play also has a diaper stacker to keep you organized. The easy-to-clean fabric makes this playard ideal for busy moms. This functional travel piece is a definitely must for your baby registry.
The Diaper Genie may be one of the greatest baby invention of all time. The Diaper Genie makes changing diapers a breeze. It’s an easy to change diaper pail that comes in a range of nursery-friendly colors. There’s a built-in charcoal filter and airtight sealing clamp to keep odors down. With a front title system and easy foot pedal, you can both quickly dispose of diapers and empty the diaper pail without hassle or mess. Don’t forget to add some Diaper Genie bag refills and replacement filters to your list as well.
If you are thinking about making your baby’s food from scratch, you will definitely need to add the BEABA Babycook to your baby registry. Simple put fresh vegetables, fruits, meat, or fish into the chamber and turn it on. It will steam cook your food and puree it into the perfect texture for your baby. The Pro model offers two chambers so you can make two different types of food at once to make it easy to make all your baby’s food for the week. BEABA also makes great multi-serving storage containers for easy storage and portion control. So make sure to add those to your registry list as well!
If you are planning on breastfeeding you should consider getting a high-quality breast pump. The Medela breast pumps are the market leader. Though a little pricier than other breast pumps, if you are planning on pumping several times a day it is more than worth the cost. The double electric pump pumps breast milk right into an attached breast milk bottle for easy storage. They come with a battery pack and a built in ice cooler so you can pump easily on the go and still store your breast milk safely. They pump tips are comfortable and get the milk quickly so you can get back to your other mommy duties sooner. Plus, the pumps and bottles are easy to clean after use, making this the perfect solution.
If you are considering using formula, you should consider adding the Baby Brezza Formula Pro to your baby registry list. The Baby Brezza works similar to a Keurig. You simply fill the top chamber with the formula of your choosing and then fill the side chamber with filtered water. The chambers hold enough formula and water to make 20 bottles, so you only have to add more a few times a week. When you are ready to feed your baby, simply place the bottle under the dispenser and press the button. There is no filling, no heating, and no mess. The best part is that the baby bottle comes out at a perfect 98°F (36.6°C), the ideal temperature for feeding your baby. So as soon as the bottle is full you are ready to go!
Voted best bathtub by BabyCenter’s Moms’ Picks in 2014, the First Years Sure tub is the perfect bathtub for babies. It has a removable sling so it easily transitions from newborn to toddle size while your baby grows. The tub fits any sized sink or can go snuggly into your bathtub so you can easy give your baby a bath anywhere. With safety built right into the design, the liner pad is made with mildew and bacteria-resistant pads that change color if the water is too hot for baby.
So when it’s time for you to put together you baby registry, consider adding some of these great baby items. They will not only make your life easier but will give you more time to bond with your little one. Plus, the next time you are looking for a great gift for a friend or relative’s baby shower, you’ll know exactly what to get them!