Thursday, April 18, 2013

baby registry must haves

Since being pregnant, I have loved reading what other mom's registered for and what items they use regularly, so I figured I'd do a baby registry post also!

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Update:
It has been 9 months since I published this post and my son is now 6 months old. I own, use and love every single one of the below products! I've added several more products to the original list that I posted, based on knowledge that I've acquired since becoming a mom. And best yet - If you don't want to fork out the dough on some of these items, peruse your local craiglist for some great deals!















Mom's One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

Firefly, Linking Crab, Lots of Links

Baby Einstein Musical Jumper
This product has been recalled by the manufacturer due to a problem with the sun. We removed the sun very easily and feel comfortable moving forward with this jumper. Use at your own risk.


ERGO Sport Carrier

aden + anais security blankets



41 comments:

  1. We have almost all the same stuff especially the bouncer and swing. Same brand and everything and they're lifesavers.
    A couple of other things I would suggest getting is the Mommy Hook for your stroller. It allows you to hook your purse or shopping bags onto the stroller instead of having to carry them or stuff them in the underneath part.
    Also, the Nose Frida. People freak out when I tell them that but OMG we use it every single day!
    They don't sell it at BRU or BBB. I ordered off Diapers.com worth every penny.

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  2. Looks like you picked out some great choices! Can't wait for the little one to arrive!

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  3. We have that bouncer and I registered for that swing too! I wish they made them in adult sizes, ha! Don't they just look too comfy!?

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  4. That Sophie giraffe is everywhere, Moms love her :)!

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  5. Those are all great registry items! If I can make 1 suggestion it would be to change the fisher price play puppy for the leap frog Scout! We thought the FP puppy was kind of creepy (the voice) and Scout can be personalized for your little guy.

    We LOVE the thermometer, we have the same one and let me just say it's been a HUGE lifesaver, you don't have to try to get a temp from a squirmy baby under the arm/tongue and it really works. We had the snuza and it sent off too many false alarms so we didn't use it, but a lot of our friends LOVED it. Sophie is our favorite teether, our son dropped it at the top of the Hollywood sign while we were hiking...longest two days to get a new one. :)

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  6. I definitely need some help with my registry! Some of these things I didn't even think of!

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  7. I have pretty much the same things on my registry! Everyone says the bouncer and swing are lifesaves so fingers crossed baby boy likes them :)

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  8. Have you heard about the amazement of the Fisher Price Rock and Play? That is absolutely the one baby item I couldn't live without!

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  9. Looks like you picked some great stuff! We LOVE the aden + anais swaddles. Would also add the Halo Sleepsack. It is the best!

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  10. That summer baby monitor looks awesome!

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  11. Great picks! Especially the bouncy chair, swing and swaddle me. We have many of the same things. The bouncer was my only freedom in the first months when I was home alone. I was able to use it when I showered, cooked dinner, etc. Amazing list!

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  12. As a mom of a 5 month old baby boy, I can tell you that you picked some great items! We use the aden and anais blankets nonstop because he likes to pull his blankets over his head. Thankfully, those are breathable! As for the swing, it has been a lifesaver. He loves to nap in it. And of course, the diaper genie is a must have. We have two- one for each floor.
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  13. So many of these will become your very best friend!

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  14. I bought the FIsher Price puppy for my friend when he had his baby and his son loves it!! Definitely a great thing to have!

    - Heather

    www.sarcasmandstilettos.blogspot.com

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  15. When he's bigger, get a jumperoo!!!! I had the rain forest jumperoo for L, and he loved it! He'd still go in it at 4 years old if he could!

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  16. super cute! we registered for a lot of the same things. so happy to have such a great blogging community with lots of helpful mommies!

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  17. My cousin and his wife just had a baby. They have that jumpy thing and swing in the monkey one. :)

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  18. i think you aced this registry my friend!!!! hoping i was able to help at least some...can't believe only 10 MORE WEEKS TO GO!!! OXOX

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  19. can't wait for your baby shower next sunday! so excited! i'm putting together a nice little package for baby t. i hope you like it. :)

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  20. Hi lovely! I havent been in the bloggy world for about 5 months BUT I have been still following along with yours on my phone... your blog was always one of my favorites! Now that I'm back {kind of} - I just wanted to congradulate you on your baby! Sending you love and happy hugs from Canada!

    XOXO

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