As you begin this magical journey to meet your baby, you'll find one task that's both essential and stylishly delightful: building an exquisite baby registry. And trust us, with our Baby Registry Checklist 2024, you’ll compile a registry that flawlessly pairs form and function.

Imagine this checklist as your trusty companion while you curate the chicest, most practical items your baby will need. Whether you’re venturing out to register, or cozying up with your laptop for an online spree, this checklist is a perfect guide to help you cross those 'T's and dot those 'I's.

By curating a baby registry with items you'll truly use and love, you're setting yourself up for success. And don't forget, your friends and family are delighted to contribute to your chic, practical checklist. Here’s to an adventure in style, practicality, and unmeasured joy!

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The anticipation of your baby's grand arrival is truly electrifying, isn't it? And one of the most delightful to-dos on your list must be designing their nursery! Creating a nursery that strikes a balance between being dazzlingly beautiful and sensibly functional is absolutely key.

Visualize a nursery design where each nook and corner deliberately serves a purpose - a cozy corner for those endless snuggles and sleepy times, a charming space for nourishing munchkin meals, a lively little play area, a dedicated zone for those quick diaper changes and a nifty organization system that keeps those petite pieces of clothing perfectly arranged. It's all about curating a space that's as charming as it is practical.


Picture a sleekly designed, chic crib anchoring your nursery. Your little one's space should mirror your taste while adhering to the highest safety standards, of course.

Crib Mattress

Comfort is paramount. Look for a firm, durable mattress that provides optimal support for your little dreamer.

Fitted Crib Sheets (2)

Don't you just adore the soft rustle of luxe sheets? Choose two sets of fitted crib sheets - pretty, breathable fabrics that promise soft cuddles and sweet dreams.

Mattress Pad

A practical and plush addition. It provides an extra layer of cushioning and also protects your mattress from unexpected spills.

Changing Table/ Dresser

A versatile dresser changing table that's both a changing station and a storage marvel. The right design can be an elegant staple that grows with your baby.

Changing Pad + Covers

Safety meets style here. A secure changing pad paired with chic, washable covers makes the not-so-chic task of diaper changing a breeze.

Changing Pad Liners

It's all about elevated practicality! They add an extra layer of protection and are quick to change on those messy days.

Nursery Chair

A cloud-like perch for those precious baby cuddles and story readouts. Aim for one with the right blend of comfort and design elegance.

Storage Bins & Hamper

Bins for those cute baby essentials and a stylish hamper for those teeny dirty clothes. Lifesavers for an organized, clutter-free aesthetic.


Not just underfoot luxury, but a pop of color and pattern to your nursery. Choose a cozy nursery rug that complements your style narrative.

Blackout Curtains

They shape the space's ambiance. Opt for blackout curtains that create a serene environment.


Getting lost in the endless sea of baby gear can be quite the task? But every chic parent like yourself simply needs to know this: what are the absolute must-haves for your newborn? Whether they're essentials for stylish getaways, playdates, or those clever innovations that make your life a touch easier (think a luxe baby carrier or a designer bouncy seat), the following items are certain to feature on your parenting journey

Infant Car Seat & Base

Oh, journeying with your little one couldn't be safer or more stylish with the right car seat and base. Choose one that's safety-forward, of course, but don't forget those little touches of elegance!


This could be your best companion for those quaint walks in the park or adventurous city escapades. Prioritize ease of maneuverability and chic design to curate your perfectly stylish rides.

Stroller Accessories

Picture stylish organizers or luxuriously soft blankets. These aren't mere accessories, they’re a peek into your world of understated elegance.

Travel Crib

Travel becomes a breeze! A portable, secure sleep solution that ensures your baby can dream sweetly wherever your wanderlust takes you.

Travel Fitted Sheets

Don't forget these! Soft, snug, and easy-to-clean, these sheets are your secret to maintaining that crisp, fresh ambiance, even on the go.

Baby Carrier/Wrap

A versatile necessity that marries fashion and function effortlessly. Imagine cradling your baby close while looking effortlessly chic - it's a win-win!

Bouncy Seat

A haven for your baby. It provides a secure, cosy spot for your little one to enjoy their surroundings and interact with you.

Shopping Cart Cover

Charmingly practical, these covers add an extra layer of comfort and hygiene during your posh shopping trips.

Baby Swing

A gentle baby swing creates a soothing rhythm that can calm your baby, making it a modish and, more importantly, a calming addition to the nursery.


Picture this: transforming bath time into an enchanting splash bash for your baby. From a chic bathtub meant for those delightful splishes and splashes to a velvety soft towel waiting for a post-bath cuddle; from the caress of body wash that leaves a faint whiff of sweet fragrance to every other little detail, here are all the stylish and functional elements you need to orchestrate a lovely bath routine for your little one.

Infant Tub

A cocoon of comfort and safety that allows your baby's splashes to be nothing short of whimsical.

Hooded Towels

Envelop your baby in the indulgent embrace of a sumptuously-soft hooded towel, darling. These towels offer warmth and discretion while showcasing a touch of your unmistakable style.

Wash Cloths

Choose feathery soft and easy-to-grasp wash cloths, ideally suited for those gentle little nooks and crannies.

Baby Body Wash

Ah, clouds of delicately scented bubbles! Opt for a mild, nourishing body wash that treats your baby's skin like royalty and leaves a trace of sweet fragrance.

Baby Shampoo

Discover the potent alchemy of gentle cleansing, head-to-toe nourishment, and a luxurious lather with just the right baby shampoo.

Baby Lotion

A silky caress of hydration and heavenly scent. Your chosen lotion should be gentle, deeply nourishing, and oh-so delightful to the senses.

Bath Toys

No bath time soirée would be complete without a playful parade of fabulous bath toys! Choose toys that spark your baby's imagination.

Bath Kneeler

Now, luxury isn't reserved only for the little ones. Treat yourself to a chic and comfortable bath kneeler designed to ease the beautiful labor of love that is baby's bath time.

Bath Toy Storage

Demurely functional and charmingly decorative, the perfect storage option should corral those playful companions when the bath time curtain falls, offering a tidy and visually appealing solution.


We're delving right into the fashion runway of parenting - a chic diapering station. With your baby's grand entrance into the world, there comes a flurry of diapering episodes (8-10 times a day, actually!). So, let's make a toast to this whirlwind of change as we unmask all the essentials you need to deck out the most organized diapering station.


Choose those plush, absorbent ones that cradle your baby's delicate skin in perfect harmony.

Baby Wipes

Luxury meets practicality. Fragrance-free, sensitive, or organic – the choices are limitless. Just ensure your chosen wipes caress your baby's skin like a gentle breeze.

Diaper Rash Cream

A sumptuous touch of TLC for your baby's delicate skin. Seek out that transformative potion that melts away any signs of discomfort, all the while doubling as a skincare soigné.

Diaper Pail

Keeping the air crisp and clean. Select a pail that fuses form and function with panache – a design-forward piece that conceals all, leaving only an air of mystique.

Diaper Pail Liners

These unsung heroes do their part to maintain that pristine atmosphere in every corner of your nursery. Opt for biodegradable, eco-friendly liners that are every bit as chic as you are.

Diaper Bag

A functional and chic diaper bag speaks volumes about who you are as a discerning, fashionable parent. Seek a design that caters to your escapades while oozing chicness.


Becoming a parent is an exquisite adventure that often comes with a touch of the jitters as you welcome your precious new addition home. Fear not! Together, we'll make sure your nursery is every bit the cozy haven it should be, brimming with stylish health and safety essentials.

Infant Grooming Kit

A newborn's touch requires the softest, most gentle care. Choose a grooming kit that combines practicality with extravagance, complete with nail clippers, brushes, and more, all snuggled in a gorgeous case that showcases your flair for timeless style.


Embrace the magic of pure, lush air with an enchanting humidifier. A must-have that keeps baby comfortable.

White Noise Machine

Hush! A sophisticated white noise machine will lull your baby into a world of serene dreams, all while seamlessly blending into your tastefully curated space.

Thermometer & Aspirator

Ah, those little guardians of health! Choose a duo that's sleek, reliable, and efficient to keep your baby at their most radiant.

Baby Monitor

Revel in peace of mind with a baby monitor that not only epitomizes sleek design but keeps you connected to your precious baby's every breath and burble.

Night Light

Illumination! Pick a delightfully chic nightlight that casts a warm, enchanting glow over baby's dreams, elevating the soothing ambiance of your baby's nursery.

Baby Gates

No castle is complete without a gate. Choose those that match your home's charm while safeguarding your little one from life's adventurous detours.

Outlet Caps

These minuscule marvels are the epitome of discrete vigilance. Outlet caps protect your baby's curious fingers from surprise mishaps, all while fading elegantly into your design backdrop.

Furniture/TV Straps

With furniture/TV straps that maintain your home's stunning aesthetic, you can ensure your baby's environment is at once splendidly safe and stylishly sound.


You've been dreaming of this moment - those cozy newborn feedings, the bliss of seeing your little one nourished and content. You know, those sweet babies eat every 2 to 3 hours, or as frequently as 8 to 12 times within 24 hours. So, let's dive into the fashionable yet practical baby feeding must-haves that your registry needs. Whether you're breastfeeding or bottle-feeding, we've got you stylishly covered.

Nursing Pillow

This isn't just a pillow—it's a cozy hug for you and your newborn. This luxury accessory is designed with both comfort and sophistication in mind, ensuring you and baby are cradled in softness during those intimate moments.

Breast Milk Storage Bags

These practical items are an absolute must for the modern mum. They effortlessly preserve your precious elixir of life, while their sleek design ensures everything stays chic and organized in your fridge or freezer.

4 oz Bottles

Speaking of elixirs, these are the crystal goblets of your tea party. Choose sleek, ergonomically-designed bottles that are easy on the eyes and easier for baby’s small hands to grasp.

Dishwasher Basket

As practicality meets vogue, this item safeguards your baby's bottle accessories during wash, ensuring they retain their chic elegance after each round in the spinning soiree that is your dishwasher.

Bottle Drying Rack

Stylish, space-savvy and oh so essential!

Bottle Brush

This item ensures each bottle is impeccably cleaned.

Bottle Warmer

What's more satisfying than a warm, delicious meal? A bottle warmer delivers just the right temperature for baby's dining enjoyment, every charming time.


A well-stocked pantry is every stylish chef's secret. Keeping the right formula handy ensures you're always prepared to quench baby’s exquisite palate.


Your baby's first fashion statement! These practical bibs catch any stray dribbles.

Burp Cloths

Think of these as your chic, after-party helpers. They accompany you to every feeding, aiding you in keeping things neat and downright genteel.

High Chair

Stylish chair for the baby.


The new "it" item for the breastfeeding mom! A minimalist, hands-free milk collector – a subtle yet groundbreaking addition.


We can see that twinkle in your eyes! Baby clothes these days are just unashamedly charming — a parade of adorable, like a never-ending runway of pint-sized style. It's too easy to indulge your baby fashionista side. But before you go all out on a couture spree, save a stylish spot on your baby registry checklist for these ones. And if you simply couldn't resist those darling newborn outfits and accessories (who could blame you!) enjoy this chic list of must-have mini outfits anyways.

Coming Home Outfit

Be it a sweet, patterned onesie or a dreamy gown, their memorable first looks should be every bit as adorable as they are.

Newborn Onesies

Stock up on these chic newborn onesies designed for versatility and overloaded with charm. Think soft cotton, easy-to-snap buttons, and cute graphics that delight.

0-3 / 3-6 M Onesies

Have a mix of delightful onesies in different sizes for your growing fashion icon. Always have a spare in your designer bag for those adorably unexpected moments.

0-3/3-6 M Sleep 'N Plays

Sweet dreams are made of these! Comfy, all-in-one outfits that whisper sleepwear elegance and morning glow chic.

0-3/3-6 M Pants

Let's not forget these fabulous foundations. Soft, stretchy pants to elevate your baby's style game — the perfect marriage of panache and practicality! Mix and match with elegant tops, creating countless outfit combinations.

0-3/3-6 M Sleeper Gowns

Flowing and whimsical, these sleeper gowns are the couture cousin of sleepwear. They provide chic comfort for late-night diaper changes while utterly enchanting our hearts and eyes.


Those tiny tootsies require the perfect finishing touches, socks that bring warmth, flair, and a pop of fun fashion to every ensemble.

Mittens & Hats

No chic outfit would be complete without these darling accessories. Dainty mittens to keep tiny hands warm, and stylish hats that turn heads while keeping your baby snugly comfortable.


Between those first coos and the joy of turning one, your little one is about to embark on a thrilling adventure of growth and discovery. And the cherry on top? A curated collection of toys destined to guide them every step of the way.


It's a classic for a reason! Ostentatiously charming, these rattle wonders bring music to baby's ears. From sophisticated ergonomic shapes to modern wooden designs, a rattle is a touch of elegance that soothes and delights.

Teething Toys

When those tiny teeth make their grand entrance, let's ensure your little one has teething toys on hand. Soft silicone or natural rubber, these exquisitely designed foils to discomfort bring relief with a dash of panache.

Play Mat

Shudder at the thought of an unsightly plastic play mat! Instead, envision a chic, contemporary oasis for your baby to kick up their heels and explore their world. Choose one made from plush, eco-friendly materials that lovingly cradle your baby in comfort and style.


This captivating architectural marvel hovers above the crib like a heavenly dream. Stimulating patterns, delicate movement, and subtle whispers of music create a serene escape for your baby's drifting imagination. Modern designs embrace your nursery's aesthetic, casting an enchanting spell across the room.

Activity Gym

Who says tummy time can't be alluring? A sleek, stylish activity gym enriches your little one's sensory experience. Fragments of tasteful fabric, intriguing textures, and a symphony of muted tones provide the perfect foundation for exploration and growth.


There's nothing quite like curling up with baby and a treasure trove of literary delights. Surround your baby with the timeless allure of charmingly illustrated storybooks. These petite classics not only nurture an early love for literature but also prove to be a fashionable addition that elevates the ambience of your nursery.



The question we hear on loop: "Do we really need a baby registry?" Let us crease that question with an eloquent YES. Keeping track of a seemingly endless list of teeny-tiny needs can be tricky but a well-planned baby registry is your faithful guide through this thrilling journey.

One of the many benefits of a baby registry, apart from its efficiency, is that it allows your friends and family to gift you exactly what you'd like, bypassing those cute yet dauntingly impractical onesie sets (we've all been there!). Plus, don't you just love it when you open a gift and find that stylish feeding set or whimsical mobile you'd been daydreaming about?

So, if you ask us, yes, go ahead and curate that fabulous baby registry. It helps you stay organized, keeping track of what you've got and what you need. It allows your loved ones to participate in your journey, bringing a touch of practical magic into your intimate world while still toeing the line of your impeccable tastes and sensibilities. Betting on this stylish guide is one of the surest ways of preparing for the arrival of the newest chic member of your family!


Begin by adding baby registry must-haves, those irresistible items that charm their way into perfect functionality. Think multi-functional baby clothes, delightful and delectable bibs, and the sleekest swaddles, just to name a few.

Oh, and we can't forget to take center stage with those show-stopping big-ticket items. A luxurious crib fit for your baby's dreams, a gorgeous functional stroller that showcases your impeccable style, and that stylish highchair your breakfast nook absolutely must-have!

Lastly, let's not overlook the everyday elegance of essentials.


The perfect sweet spot, is during your second trimester, typically around the 20-week mark. Now, you might ask, why so early? Well, the second trimester is like savoring the perfect mid-morning brunch. It's that delightful stage where, usually, morning sickness has taken its leave, your radiant energy levels are back to sparkling, and your baby bump, just like your excitement, is notably showing but not uncomfortably so.

Registering at this stage gives you ample time to research thoroughly, explore, and fine-tune your wish list with a calm and joyful demeanor. Not to forget, it gives your friends and family plenty of time to peruse your list and choose the perfect gift for your baby.

What's more? This timeline also flawlessly aligns with your baby showers or, if you like, a chic, gender-reveal soirée. This way, your sweet circle can indulge in your list and present you with those adorably helpful presents that you've so carefully selected and absolutely adore.


Imagine having an endless expanse of chic baby essentials at your fingertips, meticulously curated to match your discerning eye. Now, where do you ask, can we find such a place? Step into the delightful world of Amazon Baby Registry.

With such a wide selection of products, it's like exploring a treasure trove filled to the brim with baby charm. Plus, the competitive pricing and swift shipping are as attractive as those adorable cribs you've been eyeing.

But the best part of this registry are those Amazon Baby Registry benefits. A satisfying completion discount of 10 percent off, or even a fabulous 15 percent for Prime members, on the remaining items on your baby wish-list.

Often we dream of the perfect gift that will never go out of style – flexibility. And thankfully, Amazon understands the art of gifting too! With them, you have the liberty to make a style switch - you can return a gift up to 365 days after your special delivery has been made.

Oh, and did we mention the universal registry button? A charming feature that allows you to add any coveted item from any website to your registry. Yes, now you can mix and match pieces from eclectic online spaces to create a coveted collection that reflects your style and utility needs. Start your registry



Insights, advice, suggestions, feedback and comments from experts

I'm an expert in baby registries and can provide you with information on all the concepts mentioned in the article. I have extensive knowledge and experience in curating baby registries that are both stylish and practical. I can help you understand the different categories mentioned in the article, such as nursery items, baby gear, bath time essentials, diapering supplies, health and safety products, feeding necessities, clothing, toys, and frequently asked questions about baby registries.

Let's dive into each category and explore the key items you might consider including in your baby registry.


  • Crib: Look for a sleekly designed crib that adheres to the highest safety standards.
  • Crib Mattress: Opt for a firm and durable mattress that provides optimal support for your baby.
  • Fitted Crib Sheets: Choose two sets of fitted crib sheets made from breathable fabrics for soft cuddles and sweet dreams.
  • Mattress Pad: Consider adding a mattress pad for extra cushioning and protection against spills.
  • Changing Table/Dresser: A versatile changing table/dresser combo can be an elegant staple that grows with your baby.
  • Changing Pad + Covers: Ensure you have a secure changing pad paired with chic, washable covers for easy diaper changes.
  • Changing Pad Liners: These liners add an extra layer of protection and are quick to change on messy days.
  • Nursery Chair: Invest in a comfortable and stylish nursery chair for precious baby cuddles and storytime.
  • Storage Bins & Hamper: Use storage bins to keep baby essentials organized and a stylish hamper for dirty clothes.
  • Rug: Choose a cozy nursery rug that complements your style and adds a pop of color and pattern.
  • Blackout Curtains: Opt for blackout curtains to create a serene environment in the nursery.


  • Infant Car Seat & Base: Choose a car seat and base that prioritize safety while also considering elegant design.
  • Stroller: Prioritize ease of maneuverability and chic design when selecting a stroller.
  • Stroller Accessories: Consider stylish organizers and luxuriously soft blankets as accessories for your stroller.
  • Travel Crib: Invest in a portable and secure sleep solution for travel.
  • Travel Fitted Sheets: Don't forget to include soft, snug, and easy-to-clean fitted sheets for travel.
  • Baby Carrier/Wrap: A versatile necessity that combines fashion and function for carrying your baby.
  • Bouncy Seat: Provide a secure and cozy spot for your baby to enjoy their surroundings.
  • Shopping Cart Cover: Add a practical cover for a comfortable and hygienic shopping experience.
  • Baby Swing: Consider a gentle baby swing that creates a soothing rhythm to calm your baby.


  • Infant Tub: Choose a comfortable and safe tub for delightful bath time splashes.
  • Hooded Towels: Envelop your baby in sumptuously soft hooded towels for warmth and style.
  • Wash Cloths: Opt for feathery soft and easy-to-grasp wash cloths for gentle cleaning.
  • Baby Body Wash: Select a mild and nourishing body wash that treats your baby's skin with care.
  • Baby Shampoo: Look for a gentle shampoo that provides head-to-toe nourishment and a luxurious lather.
  • Baby Lotion: Choose a silky and hydrating lotion that leaves a heavenly scent.
  • Bath Toys: Include playful bath toys to spark your baby's imagination during bath time.
  • Bath Kneeler: Treat yourself to a chic and comfortable bath kneeler for easy kneeling during bath time.
  • Bath Toy Storage: Consider a functional and decorative storage option for bath toys.


  • Diapers: Choose plush and absorbent diapers that cradle your baby's delicate skin.
  • Baby Wipes: Opt for fragrance-free, sensitive, or organic wipes that are gentle on your baby's skin.
  • Diaper Rash Cream: Select a cream that provides relief and nourishment for your baby's delicate skin.
  • Diaper Pail: Invest in a pail that conceals odors and maintains a clean nursery environment.
  • Diaper Pail Liners: Consider biodegradable and eco-friendly liners for your diaper pail.
  • Diaper Bag: Choose a functional and chic diaper bag that reflects your style.


  • Infant Grooming Kit: Look for a kit that includes nail clippers, brushes, and other essentials for gentle care.
  • Humidifier: Create a comfortable and lush air environment with an enchanting humidifier.
  • White Noise Machine: Help your baby sleep peacefully with a white noise machine.
  • Thermometer & Aspirator: Invest in a sleek and reliable thermometer and aspirator for monitoring your baby's health.
  • Baby Monitor: Ensure peace of mind with a baby monitor that keeps you connected to your baby.
  • Night Light: Add a chic nightlight that casts a warm and soothing glow in the nursery.
  • Baby Gates: Choose stylish baby gates that match your home's charm while keeping your baby safe.
  • Outlet Caps: Protect your baby from electrical hazards with discreet outlet caps.
  • Furniture/TV Straps: Secure your furniture and TV to maintain a safe and stylish environment.


  • Nursing Pillow: Invest in a cozy and supportive nursing pillow for comfortable breastfeeding sessions.
  • Breast Milk Storage Bags: Consider practical and sleek storage bags for preserving breast milk.
  • Bottles: Choose sleek and ergonomically-designed bottles that are easy to use and clean.
  • Dishwasher Basket: Use a dishwasher basket to keep bottle accessories organized during washing.
  • Bottle Drying Rack: Opt for a stylish and space-saving drying rack for bottles.
  • Bottle Brush: Ensure each bottle is impeccably cleaned with a bottle brush.
  • Bottle Warmer: Provide the perfect temperature for your baby's bottle with a bottle warmer.
  • Formula: Keep a well-stocked pantry of formula for feeding your baby.
  • Bibs: Include practical bibs to catch any stray dribbles during feeding.
  • Burp Cloths: Add chic and absorbent burp cloths to keep things neat during feeding.
  • High Chair: Choose a stylish high chair that complements your home's decor.
  • Haakaa: Consider a minimalist and hands-free milk collector for breastfeeding moms.


  • Coming Home Outfit: Select a sweet and memorable outfit for your baby's first appearance.
  • Newborn Onesies: Stock up on versatile and charming onesies in different sizes.
  • Sleep 'N Plays: Choose comfortable and stylish all-in-one outfits for sleep and play.
  • Pants: Include soft and stretchy pants to mix and match with elegant tops.
  • Sleeper Gowns: Add flowing and whimsical sleeper gowns for late-night diaper changes.
  • Socks: Keep those tiny tootsies warm with stylish and cozy socks.
  • Mittens & Hats: Include dainty mittens and stylish hats as accessories for your baby's outfits.


  • Rattle: Choose a classic and charming rattle to delight your baby's senses.
  • Teething Toys: Include soft and soothing teething toys for your baby's comfort.
  • Play Mat: Opt for a chic and comfortable play mat for your baby's exploration.
  • Mobile: Hang a captivating mobile above the crib to stimulate your baby's imagination.
  • Activity Gym: Provide a stylish and sensory-rich activity gym for tummy time and play.
  • Books: Surround your baby with charmingly illustrated storybooks to nurture a love for literature.


  • Do you need a baby registry? Yes, a well-planned baby registry helps you stay organized and allows your loved ones to gift you exactly what you need.
  • What to add to the baby registry? Add must-have baby items, big-ticket items, and everyday essentials to your registry.
  • When should you register for baby gifts? The second trimester, around the 20-week mark, is a good time to start your baby registry.
  • Where to create the registry? Consider using Amazon Baby Registry for a wide selection of products, competitive pricing, and convenient benefits.

I hope this comprehensive overview of the concepts mentioned in the article helps you in building your exquisite baby registry. If you have any specific questions or need further assistance, feel free to ask!



How far in advance should you make a baby registry? ›

Most people opt to send those around four to six weeks before the shower is scheduled to take place. Most What to Expect Community members, myself included, opt to do it that way. But again, it really comes down to what feels right for you. To some, sharing a registry early on their pregnancy can feel a little tacky.

How many items should be on a baby registry? ›

First-time-mom baby registries typically include between 100 and 120 items. This should be more than enough to cover everything you will need for your baby. Because with any type of baby registry, the aim is to only get things for your baby that you will actually need and use.

Is there a universal baby registry? ›

Babylist's universal registry allows you to add items to your registry from virtually anywhere. You can add baby gear from the Babylist Shop, and you can add items from big-box stores like Amazon and Target, as well as small shops (looking at you Etsy).

When in pregnancy should you start a registry? ›

When is the best time to start a baby registry? It's completely up to you. Some soon-to-be parents start early, while some wait until the 20-week mark when they find out the gender. It all depends on what you're comfortable with and how much you like to plan ahead.

How many items is too many on a baby registry? ›

When creating a baby registry, it's essential to balance having enough items for your guests to choose from without overwhelming them. A good rule of thumb is to have various items at different price points, so guests can choose what they feel comfortable buying. Generally, 100 to 120 items is a good range.

Should you put diapers on baby registry? ›

Changing Necessities. Stocking up on diapers is a no-brainer. You'll go through them faster than you can imagine, so include different sizes on your registry to account for how quickly your baby will grow.

Is it OK to put expensive items on baby registry? ›

It's Your Registry

Conventional wisdom says to put whatever you want on your baby registry and not to worry about what other people think. If someone wants to buy an expensive gift, let them. If they don't, they can purchase something less expensive.

How many wipes to ask for on registry? ›

On average, you can expect to use around 200 to 300 wipes per month, depending on how often you need to use them and how messy your little one tends to get. When you are trying to figure out how many baby wipes do I need on a monthly basis is essential for ensuring you never run out.

What am I missing on my baby registry? ›

14 Most Overlooked Baby Registry Items
  • A Mattress Protector. Naturepedic Organic Waterproof Fitted Crib Pad. ...
  • Baby-Sized Hangers. Sprucely Non-Slip Velvet Hangers - Sage, 20. ...
  • Relief for Baby's First Cold. ...
  • Peace of Mind. ...
  • For the Girls. ...
  • A Bum Soother. ...
  • Wipes, Wipes... ...
  • A Diaper Bag Must-Have.
Mar 15, 2024

What is the best place to make a baby registry? ›

Compare the Best Baby Registries
CompanyReturn PolicyWelcome Baby Box?
Babylist Most Comprehensive9 months for Babylist items; varies for gifts from other retailersYes
Target Best for EssentialsUp to 1 yearYes
Amazon Best for Baby GearUp to 1 yearYes
Pottery Barn Kids Best for Nursery Decor90 daysNo
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Do people put furniture on baby registry? ›

Shying Away from Large Purchases. That said, it's totally acceptable to put some expensive items on your registry. You can list the things you need, including items like car seats and cribs. Pooling together for group presents is popular, and several friends might pitch in to get a stroller or crib.

How to get free pregnancy stuff? ›

Check with your OB: Some doctors offices keep free samples on hand. If your OB doesn't have any, check with the pediatrician you've chosen for your baby. National Diaper Bank Network: Some families may qualify for free diapers through community assistance programs.

How many diapers to put on registry? ›

How many newborn diapers do you need per month? Babies can go through up to ten diapers a day, though yours might need more or less. To be on the safe side, plan for up to 70 diapers per week, which is 280 newborn diapers in your baby's first month.

How do I get people to buy from my baby registry? ›

12 Tips to Get People to Buy Gifts from your Baby Registry
  1. 1 - Create an awesome baby registry. ...
  2. 2 - Share the Link & QR Code. ...
  3. 3 - Say it Clearly. ...
  4. 4 - Get Help. ...
  5. 5 - Include Price Variety. ...
  6. 6 - Tag Bigger Items as Group Gifts. ...
  7. 7 - Tag the “Must-Haves” ...
  8. 8 - Include the “Fun” Stuff.

How many baby bottles should you put on your registry? ›

If you're planning on exclusively bottle feeding, plan to have around six to 12 bottles on hand. This will allow for having a bottle ready to go whenever you need one while you're washing the others. If you'll only be using bottles occasionally, three or four is probably a good number. Caveat: try before you buy!

How much should you spend on a baby registry gift? ›

We'll break it down by relationship: For coworkers or acquaintances, people tend to spend around $30 to $50. For friends or distant relatives, many people spend between $50 and $100. For close friends or family members, most people spend between $100 and $200 or more.

How many baby bottles do I need on my registry? ›

The number of bottles and nipples you'll need depends on whether you'll be mostly bottle-feeding or mostly breastfeeding. If you're mostly bottle-feeding, you'll probably want eight to ten bottles, and if you're mostly breastfeeding, three or four should be enough.

How many newborn clothes to put on registry? ›

But newborns spend most of their time asleep, so add clothes that are comfortable for sleeping in. Our knitted newborn onesies are designed for the ultimate in softness and comfort. You'll be fine if you include: 7 short-sleeved rompers (2 of which can be the newborn size)


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