Baby Registry Checklist: What to Get

November 12, 2012

Baby Registry Checklist: What to Get

Have you every made a baby registry checklist before? This takes serious thinking and some time and there are some dos and don’ts to the process.

Is this the first time you have had an opportunity to set up a baby registry checklist? There are a lot of things to think about. This will call for some research and serious decisions on your part that will take a considerable amount of time. You’ll need to set aside a fair amount of time if you haven’t done this before. For the purposes of this article we’ll look at buying all natural products for your new bundle of joy. Many mothers are going natural these days. It seems to be the trendy thing to do. The natural baby registry checklist may take a bit longer to do but well worth it. There are a number of baby stores that are catering to these products these days and they can help you with all your needs.

Many women are concerned about what products will be safe for their new born and want to surround their child with the most natural organic eco-friendly products they can find. These products will not contain anything synthetic or any chemicals that may be harmful to your new born so as not to create and rashes or develop allergies to certain materials. Now, we’ll take a look at some ideas on what should go on your natural baby registry checklist.

Gees, there are so many items today that you will need to take care of your baby properly that it can be overwhelming. One of the things you need to keep in mind is that most items are well marked on their labels whether they are eco-friendly, all natural, organic and/or free of any toxic materials. Pay attention to these labels and anything written on packaging. Generally today, the labeling systems are well written, easy to read and quite informative and should make it easy to generate your baby registry checklist.

Finding Baby Registry Stores

The next thing to do is to figure out where to register your baby registry checklist. You might want to start on the Internet if you have a computer simply because it’s convenient. This is a good place to start. There are a number of baby supply websites that have all kinds of articles about the manufacturers and what their products are all about. Being able to sit in the comfort of your own home makes this a snap. Beyond this you may want to visit any stores you have locally so that you can actually touch the items and get a real feel for the softness and quality available.

Baby Registry Etiquette and Stores

If you haven’t registered a baby checklist before, there are some rules to this game. Since they may be a number of stores you can register in, you need to know proper etiquette about these things. Don’t want to mess up here. The general rule of thumb is to register in no more than 3 places. This isn’t just a form of etiquette but also this will help keep you better organized and make sure you really get the items you want. Three stores will offer plenty of choices to your baby shower guests without being too confusing. Some good baby registry checklist stores include: Diapers.com, Giggle.com, BuyBuyBaby.com, OurGreenHouse.com, EcoMom.com and Mbeans.com. For an Internet search this should get you started.

Baby Items you Need to Consider

Now, we consider what you need to put on the baby registry checklist. Listed below are some suggestion to help you get started.

  • Infant car seat

  • Travel system stroller

  • Baby carrier

  • Baby wrap

  • Baby lounger

  • Nursery bedding

  • Bassinet and crib

  • Crib mattress

  • Fitted crib sheets

  • Changing pad and cover

  • Dresser

  • High chair

  • Baby food maker

  • Bottles

  • Pacifier

  • Breast pump

  • Nursing pillow

  • Washable breast pads

  • Organic burp clothes

  • Organic bibs

  • Baby safe cleaning supplies

  • Baby laundry detergent

  • Nasal aspirator

  • Baby books

  • Baby proofing

  • Amber teething necklace

  • Diapers

  • Diaper cream

  • Diaper pail and liners

  • Diaper sprayer

  • Baby bath tub

  • Swaddle blankets

  • Clothing and baby accessories

  • Toys

  • Play mat

This list is by no means exhaustive but I think it will give you an idea of what you are up against. This should help you get started with your baby registry checklist and get this task done. You might want to ask for assistance from your friends or perhaps your mother. Mother knows best so they say.

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