I have so many people in my life pregnant or who have just had babies. I am excited for each and every one of them. I love to go with them to do the registry and always try to include my favorites.
First on my list is the DockATot, it is simply amazing! This is a multi-functional lounger for baby and works great as a co-sleeper, and does a great job as a playtime lounger for baby!
There are so many things that I love about this, it is 100% cotton, it is hand made in Europe, and OEKO-TEX certified and one of my favorites is that it is breathable. One less thing to worry about, because of the great design the whole thing is breathable. It comes in two sizes, the deluxe DockATot is for baby to 9 months and the Grand DockATot is for those over 9 months.
The girls love this DockATot!
Many of you know Delilah had intestinal surgery at 3 days old and has had many stomach problems since. When we use the DockATot for her to do tummy time and to play with her toys, she can be propped a bit and spits up so much less.
Her big sister who is 5 loves to take this from her and play her games on her tablet. Neither of the girls sleep on this right now, but it is awesome when they are tiny and sleeping next to you while you recover. You can set it up on your bed, and it creates a great little micro-climate for them and the sides are tall enough that you don’t roll over them. Love it and suggest it to every mom I know. It is worth registering for it and telling all of your friends about it.
Next on my list is the incredible and totally irreplaceable Ollie Swaddle! This is the best and only swaddle blanket you will need.
This swaddle is made from a custom moisture-wicking material that reduces the risk of your baby overheating! This is important for babies when they are not too great at keeping their temperature steady. The Ollie Swaddle was made by a foster mom who worked with a neuro-developmental doctor to help a foster baby she had.
This swaddle offers even and constant pressure from shoulder to feet and yet the baby can move a bit so they learn to self-soothe. I love that this can be custom fit, with the large velcro tabs and loop at the bottom, and it makes it so much easier to meet the needs of each baby.
One of the things I don’t like about swaddles is the pain that it is to change their diaper in the middle of the night, with the Ollie Swaddle the bottom is open so you just pull through the loop and pull it up to change the baby, no need to take the swaddle off and have to start all over.
This is one of the must-haves for new babies! I believe that sleep is important for you and your baby and the Ollie Swaddle helps you both to get the best sleep you can!
Non-Toxic and Eco-Friendly Baby and Kids Products!
So we have sleep just about covered, but what you really need for great sleep for a baby is comfortable clothing and toys to play with while they are awake. The more they play the more they sleep!! Finn + Emma has these things covered perfectly!
Their clothing is certified organic cotton, and they only use non-toxic, eco-friendly dyes, the snaps are also lead and nickel free and feature real coconut inserts. This is the ultimate in buttery soft sleepers for baby. I know that if I am not comfortable in what I am wearing I don’t sleep well, I am sure babies are the same way. Not to mention that they are so new, so pure and innocent, that they need the purest of fabrics we can find for them. Finn and Emma do this incredibly well. These are a can’t miss on a baby registry.
Finn + Emma also have the neatest toys for babies that include, Indian hardwood toys that are finished with vegetable seed wax and their stuffed animals are filled with wool stuffing wth a phthalate-free rattle. They also have muslin blankets and wooden play gyms with corresponding play mats. When it comes to your new little one they have you covered.
How adorable are these photo cards? I love them!
Now when it comes to registry items I think people have no problem remembering, sleepers, bottles, sheets and the like, but I think a lot of parents miss the things like photo props and picture frames. These things are so important as time moves on from the newborn stage. Milestone Baby has you covered and in one gift from your registry, you can have a whole set of cards that your baby can have their picture taken with for years to come.
Milestone baby has a great variety of cards for parents, all the way from their wedding day to when their child is in school and talking about all of the great things happening in their life. It is a great way to make sure you don’t forget what was happening that day.
They cover first smile, first word, first food, first holidays and outings. In the older kids cards, it can be what they want to be when they grow up. They have you covered.
How cute are these cards?
Milestone Baby wants to make sure that you “Remember the moments that make you smile”. These things are important on your registry, time goes by fast and when the moments go quickly you want to remember them all! Trust me when I tell you these are important and make things so fun while recording the big stuff!!
I have saved the best for last when it comes to getting ready for a new baby! I am sure you have seen the Binxy Baby that is the only way the kids go into the shopping cart now. It is so difficult to have a 5 year old a 5 month old and then have to shop for food too!
There is no room in the cart if I put the car seat into the basket portion of the cart and if I take the stroller, I cannot push both the cart and the stroller. Binxy Baby has saved me and made the shopping experience with the girls fun again!
How the Binxy works!
Your baby can lay back and enjoy the ride while you still have room to place your groceries. It is amazing! I cannot tell you how much I love the Binxy Baby, other moms and caregivers are always stopping me and asking where it is and where they can get one. If you are having a baby or someone you know is having a baby you just have to get this Binxy Baby, you will not go back to lugging that heavy car seat into the stores again. Check them out on their website and pick your favorite!
Having a new baby is exciting, planning and getting ready for a all of the things that you are going to need and want to take care of that new baby! Check out all of these products and don’t forget to put them on your registry!