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Hi friends, we have an updated Baby Registry Checklist 2021 and a Printable PDF Baby Registry Checklist 2021 for you.

Every year, we go through the previous years list and tinker it to give you the most relevant baby registry list because we know how important it is to get the right gear for your little one.

When it comes to preparing for a new baby, there's so much to do. Read this post on preparing for baby's arrival and get a printable checklist to help keep you on track. We know how easy it is to get overwhelmed with things to do before baby arrives and choosing the baby gear/products.

This 2021 Baby Registry Checklist will make it easier for you to register for baby items that are actually useful, safe and durable. This comprehensive baby registry list has what you need to get the job done without feeling you are missing out. However, if you are looking for a more minimalist registry you will find this minimalist baby registry more helpful.

Our favorite place to create a registry is the Amazon baby registry because they have a generous completion program (15% off everything on your registry after your baby is born if you're a member of amazon prime), free returns for 90 days and you are able to add items from any other merchant to your amazon registry.

In addition, so many people shop at Amazon anyway and having an Amazon baby registry just makes it super easy for your friends and family to buy things off your registry and have it shipped free and quickly, particularly if they are Prime members! (Side note- sign up for Amazon prime 30 day free trial to get baby diapers, wipes, detergent, etc. delivered to your door once the baby is born and you'll save so much time and energy)



  • Bassinet: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that a newborn baby sleeps in the same room as the parents but in a separate sleeping space for the first few months.  So a bassinet is the perfect solution for the first months of baby's life. This Baby Delight Bassinet is one of the best baby bassinets and one of our favorites. You can safely secure the Bedside Sleeper to your bed, ensuring it stays snug and in place. 
  • Bassinet sheet
  • Crib: In addition to a bassinet, a crib is the safest place for your baby to sleep. Picking a good crib with high scores for safety, style and quality is nonnegotiable considering the fact that babies spend over 16 hours a day sleeping in their crib. The Babyletto Hudson with its sleek lines is a must have baby registry item for 2021. We love everything about this crib from style to price and functionality.
  • Crib Mattress: When it comes to shopping for a crib mattress oftentimes it takes a back seat. However, it is perhaps one of your most important baby nursery purchases. This is one baby registry item where we recommend you splurge. One of our top picks for best crib mattresses is the Naturepedic No Compromise Organic Cotton Classic Lightweight mattress. It has the strength and durability of an innerspring mattress but only weighs around 10 pounds-making late night sheet changes convenient.
  • Fitted Crib Sheets (2)
  • Mattress Pad
  • Changing Table/ Dresser
  • Nursery Chair- A glider we believe is a nursery must have- and this nursery chair is perfect to feed the baby as well as soothe and cuddle with the little one.
  • Storage Bins : Your baby's nursery needs lots of storage options for storing blankets, books, toys etc. Read this post on our favorite nursery organization hacks.
  • Hamper


  • Infant Grooming Kit- A grooming kit for the baby will have the perfect sized essential items to suit your baby’s delicate skin, hair, and nails. This grooming kit for the baby includes everything you'll need from a cradle cap brush to a thermometer.
  • Humidifier- A humidifier may not be the most exciting thing on your baby registry, but it is definitely worth including on your list. The AAP recommends using a cool mist humidifier over a warm mist one. A cool mist humidifier increases air moisture for easier breathing and will help relieve cough, cold, and flu symptoms and more. We love this cool mist humidifier.
  • White Noise Machine-White noise  machines come in handy when you want the baby to fall asleep and not get interrupted by startling noises. We love the MyBaby SoundSpa  because not only does it provide white noise but also plays lullabies.
  • Baby Monitor- There are a few gadgets that will help put your mind at ease and let you capitalize on the time when your baby is sleep than a baby monitor. The Infant Optics DXR-8 with its innovative interchangeable lens technology is one of the best baby monitors. 
  • Night Light
  • Baby Gates
  • Outlet Caps
  • Furniture/ TV Straps

( Here is our complete babyproofing checklist + printable)


  • Infant Tub- Bathing a squirming baby who gets easily startled by temperature changes and water, can be a stressful experience for most new parents. This Skip Hop tub grows with your baby through 3 stages-newborn-newborn, infant and sitters
  • Hooded Towels
  • Wash Cloths
  • Baby Body Wash
  • Baby Shampoo
  • Baby Lotion
  • Bath Toys
  • Bath Kneeler- This non-slip cushioned knee pad is a must have in our opinion. It will give your tired achy knees a rest while baby enjoys bath time!
  • Bath Toy Storage


  • Infant Car Seat & Base- The Britax B-Safe 35 Infant car seat is definitely one of the best baby car seats. It is a great option for moms who are on the hunt for a safe, comfortable and easy to use car seat
  • Stroller-  Whether you are taking the baby for a stroll through the neighborhood, running to get your favorite latte or out for some retail therapy with baby in tow, a stroller will come in handy. The Britax B-Lively stroller is one of the best baby strollers and just a great value. Weighing just 20 pounds-it's  lightweight and easy to transfer in and out of the car. It's  also compatible with the top rated Britax car seats and together makes a great travel system.
  • Stroller Accessories
  • Travel Crib-  A travel cot or bassinet provides a safe and comfortable place for the baby to sleep on. This travel cot is super easy to set up and fold.
  • Travel Fitted Sheets
  • Baby Carrier/ Wrap- The Ergobaby four position 360 is one of the most versatile baby carriers we've seen. You have the choice of 4 different carry positions with this carrier depending on your baby's preference and your needs. The K'tan Baby Carrier is also a favorite of moms who love baby wearing. It is not a baby wrap so you won't have to spend time wrapping the carrier around you.
  • Bouncer- All moms need a moment to themselves to grab a bite to eat, take a quick shower, etc. So this ergonomic baby bouncer with proper head and back support is just what every new parent needs.
  • Shopping Cart Cover 
  • Baby Swing
  • High Chair


  • Nursing Pillow: A good nursing pillow is a must have breastfeeding essential to help you position the baby in the best ergonomic position for latching and breastfeeding.
  • Breastmilk storage bags
  • 4 oz. Bottles: We love Comotomo bottles with soft silicon nipples, squeezable body and a wide neck design for easy cleaning. The best part however is that it mimics breastfeeding!
  • Dishwasher Basket:  A basket can securely hold bottles and accessories in one place, making loading and unloading the dishwasher a breeze.
  • Bottle Drying Rack:  We love this low profile bottle rack that's easy to clean.
  • Bottle Brush
  • Bottle Warmer
  • Bibs


  • Coming home outfit
  • Newborn Onesies
  • 0-3 /3-6 M Bodysuits ( x 10)
  • 0-3/3-6 M Rompers (x 10)
  • 0-3/3-6 M Pants ( x 5)
  • 0-3/3-6 M Sleepers ( x 7)
  • Socks
  • Mittens & Hats


  • Changing pad: A changing pad is a diapering essential. A pad that has a three sided enclosure as well as a safety belt will help prevent baby from falling off the dresser.
  • Changing pad liners: Place these waterproof changing pad liners over the changing pad to protect it from getting wet.
  • Diapers: As a new parent you are going to have a LOT of diaper changes in your future. Sign up here for Amazon Prime, set up regular scheduled deliveries and save up to 15% with Subscribe & Save.
  • Baby Wipes
  • Diaper Rash Cream: Little ones tend to get diaper rash from time to time, so use a diaper cream to prevent diaper rash. 
  • Diaper Pail- An Ubbi diaper pail locks in the smell of dirty diapers so your baby's nursery keeps smelling nice and fresh. And, with this diaper pail you don't need special diaper pail liners and instead use regular trash bags.
  • Diaper Pail Liners 
  • Diaper Bag: We love this stylish diaper bag that doesn't scream diaper bag. The Skip Hop Forma Diaper bag features comfortable handles, deep pockets, and a changing mat. New moms will love the ability to organize bottles, wipes, snacks, and clothes — with room leftover for personal items.


  • Rattle
  • Teething Toys
  • Play Mat- The  Skip Hop Tree Top Activity Gym is one of the best baby gyms. The over-sized round mat provides ample space for tummy time and rolling over without going off the play mat.
  • Mobile
  • Books


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