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Top 10 Baby Registry Essentials

10 Must-Have Items For Your New Bundle Of Joy

10 Must-Have Items For Your New Bundle Of Joy

Your new bundle of joy is here, and it can be a lot to take in—the last thing you need to worry about is your shopping list! To help you out, we've compiled a list of 10 necessary items you will need for the first few weeks of your time with your little one—these are must-haves. You can skip on the cribs, the night lights, and the decor for now since your newly born will most likely be tucked in your bedroom by your side until he or she is old enough to move to their bedroom and sleep in a crib. Keeping this in mind, as well as looking at best-selling buzz, editorial selections, and customer reviews, we've compiled a list of Top 10 baby registry essentials for you so you can enjoy more quality time with baby. Opening image: @tinyloveglobal

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June 4, 2019

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Summer Infant Complete Nursery Care Kit
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Summer Infant Complete Nursery Care Kit

THE FIRST AID AND GROOMING KIT: A necessity for any nursery and packaged perfectly for on-the-go trips, the first aid and grooming kit has everything you need just in case there are any bumps in the road.

aden + anais Silky Soft Metallic Snap Bib

BIBS: Necessary to keep cute baby clothes spotless, bibs are a mealtime must-have. Along with being super absorbent, these bibs feature a side closure, so you won't have to reach behind baby's delicate head and neck to clasp or unclasp the bib (especially helpful while they're sleeping!).

Tiny Love 3 in 1 Rocker Napper

THE MULTI-USE BASSINET: With its easily adjustable three in one feature, this rocker is perfect for getting baby to sleep in for the first few months and can serve as a rocker and feeding chair later on. It's loved by pediatric occupational therapists because it can lie completely flat ensuring baby's best sleep.

Moon and Back Baby 6-Piece Organic Playtime Set

THE ALL-IN-ONE SET: This super soft, organic cotton gift set offers a multitude of fun styling options to mix and match baby in the cutest outfits. The snap button closures make changing a breeze.

Pampers Swaddlers Diapers

DIAPERS: This is the gift you can't go wrong with since every parent needs endless amounts of diapers for their little ones. Pampers are the number one choice for hospitals, nurses, and countless customers, so you know you can trust them.

WaterWipes Sensitive Baby Wipes

WIPES: Like diapers, you can never have too many wipes. Have your friends help you stock up on these fragrance and alcohol-free wipes perfect for baby's sensitive skin.

Lansinoh Breastfeeding Bottles with NaturalWave Nipple

BOTTLES: Make feeding easy for both parents and baby with the perfect bottles. These are designed to make it easy for baby to latch on to and they only come with three parts, so cleaning is simple and quick! 

SwaddleMe Original Swaddle 3-PK

SWADDLE BLANKETS: For safer, longer sleep, swaddle blankets are a go-to solution. The secure design creates a cozy, womb-like feeling for your little one so that they feel secure and cozy.

Graco SnugRider Elite Infant Car Seat Frame Stroller

STROLLER: When your baby is still small, you'll want a stroller that your car seat can easily snap into (no one wants to wake a sleeping baby. and you're sure to do so if you're transferring them out of the car seat and into a stroller seat). To avoid any accidental wakeups, use a seat frame stroller as your first stroller.

Graco SnugRide SnugLock 35 Infant Car Seat

CAR SEAT: A best seller and favorite (it's on Lucie's list for top economy car seat pick), the Graco Car Seat is affordable, reliable, and easy to maneuver. It's the perfect car seat while your baby is in infancy.

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