Every Amazon Baby Registry needs these 10 things…

Disclaimer: This page may include affiliate links. I may earn a small commission from some of the brands mentioned here. Click here for more info.

Beginning your Amazon baby registry? Make sure you focus on the most basic things that no one tells you about. Don’t forget to stock up on the basics, stock up on doubles of burp cloths and changing pad liners, and anticipate all your travel and mom needs!

So you are having a baby. Congratulations!

So you don’t know what in tarnation you are doing. Join the club.

Where do you start? What will you really use? How many burp clothes do you need?

Enter the Amazon Baby Registry. It will save your life.

When I had my first child I thought I was going to be that mom that only needed a couple of bottles, pacifiers, and blankets. Let me tell you – it only takes one baby for you to want to buy every single possible solution out there.

It might help with teething? Add to cart.

Fixes gas issues? Add to cart.

That’s when being Amazon Prime Members is your best friend. I can’t tell you the number of times I ordered more burp cloths just so I didn’t have to do laundry.

So – I want to save you the time and confusion and tell you exactly what you need on your Amazon Baby Registry. I am not including obvious essentials like diapers, wipes, car seats, strollers, and a crib. Duh.

These are just my favorite things that I swear by.

Beginning your Amazon baby registry? Make sure you focus on the most basic things that no one tells you about. Don't forget to stock up on the basics, stock up on doubles of burp cloths and changing pad liners, and anticipate all your travel and mom needs!

Let me tell you about the Amazon Baby Registry

I’m obsessed.

I love the Amazon Baby Registry because Amazon is so universal. You can add any item from ANY store. You can add diapers to furniture – and everything in between. Just by clicking a button.

Here are some of my favorite perks that your Amazon Baby Universal Registry offers:

  • You get a free amazon baby registry welcome box valued at $35 full of baby freebies.
  • You can add any item with the Universal Amazon Extension.
  • After you have your baby, you will get 10% off with their completion discount!
  • They offer 365 day returns and free shipping.
  • They offer group gifting. Allow multiple people to contribute towards a bigger gift!
  • You can be gifted a gift card that can be used for baby products.
  • You can also set up a diaper fund!

I love that they have such a wide variety of items – from beautiful minimalistic toys, to the latest kid fads! It’s free to sign up, so start your new baby registry here and enter your due date!

I firmly believe these are the best gift options for new moms. You can choose your registry settings, use your own personal preference, but get the best baby registry gifts for your new family!

And now to my favorite items. I’ve used these with two kids, and I can’t tell you how much I love these. If you have any favorites, make sure you leave your favorites in the comments!

After you read this, make sure you check out my Ultimate breastfeeding and pumping guide. I spent over 20 hours on this guide – giving you every tip you need to incorporate pumping and nursing into your busy mom travel schedule.

These are my favorite must-haves you need on your Amazon Baby Registry

Screen Shot 2020 01 30 at 8.40.10 AM

1. Gerber Cloth Diapers for Basic Burp Clothes

When I registered for my baby, I registered for two packs of those pretty burp cloths. But, I quickly found out that I needed multiple packs of thick burp cloths. Who cares if they are pretty? They are just going to get stained. I have since bought upwards of 6 packs of these. If you think 30 burp cloths is too many, then feel free to come do my laundry! So yes, we go through 2-4 cloths a day – and I have a steady supply. These are super thick and are perfect for whatever comes up (literally!).

Screen Shot 2023 02 02 at 9.07.44 AM

2. iLuvBamboo Waterproof Changing Pad Liners

I have an entire dresser drawer of these cotton pad liners. They lay on top of my changing pad, and are easily removed when there is an accident – which happens a LOT. This is another thing I’ve bought TONS of – at least 3 packs. Again, who wants to do laundry every day?

Also – I always have these in my diaper bag and when I travel!

If you click on the item, you will see that these have RAVE reviews and are the best of the best. I’m telling you – they are the only diaper pad liners worth getting!

Screen Shot 2020 01 30 at 3.54.06 PM

3. Ergobaby Carrier 360

There are a million baby carriers and wraps out there. But, I was talking to my friend who is a physical therapist, and she told me how the Ergobaby Carrier 360 is the only baby carrier that adequately supports your back.

I was sold.

I use this carrier at home, on trips, on hikes, on walks, in my front yard…EVERYWHERE.

Just read the reviews. This one is the best.

Screen Shot 2020 01 30 at 8.53.51 AM

4. Gerber Baby 2 Pack Zip Front Sleep ‘N Play

Another thing you go through A LOT with a new baby? Sleepers. Sometimes we go through 3 a night. At first, I thought 4-6 sleepers would be enough. What a joke.

And, when you need upwards of 10 sleepers, who wants to spend a lot of money? I’ve bought so many of these Gerber Sleep N Play – and they are perfect!

They average about 2 for $10, and are perfect for night and daytime.

Screen Shot 2020 01 30 at 9.14.09 AM

5. Swaddles and Sleepsacks

Raise your hand if you still don’t know how to swaddle a baby.

Everyone can raise their hands except my husband – he’s a master swaddler.

Me? I love these two swaddle options.

For a simple swaddle that zips from the bottom up, you need MANY of these Halo Swaddles and Sleep Sacks. I have many in each size – and use them every night.

These will save your sanity and your baby will sleep amazingly.

Looking for something more? I LOVE this Nested Bean Swaddle! It is weighted, so your baby feels “hugged” all night. This worked wonders for my son who liked to be held all the time. He also started sleeping really well around 2.5 months. Not sure if this was the reason – but I never stopped using it to test it out!

Screen Shot 2020 01 30 at 10.21.05 AM

6. Fisher-Price Snuggabunny Cradle ‘N Swing

Is your baby not sleeping?

You need a swing.

This swing is the reason my babies sleep so well.

We bought this when my daughter was 3 weeks old, and wish we had bought it sooner. She slept in this swing during naps, and usually during the second half of the night. It prolonged her sleeping by about double. She was taking one hour naps – and then with the swing they grew to 2-3 hours. At night, she will sleep in this for 5-7 hours.

(BTW she didn’t love the swing at first. It did take a few days for her to warm up to it. But, now she loves it!)

This website about baby sleep is my favorite and strongly advocates using a swing.

Screen Shot 2020 01 30 at 3.14.15 PM

7. Idaho Jones Breast Pump Bag

As a working mom, I have been looking for the PERFECT bag. I recently got this bag, and it is now my go-to purse, diaper bag and work bag. I love it so much. (Also it is AWESOME for travel with little ones.)

The Idaho Jones Breast Pump Bag is awesome because:

  • It has room for my breast pump + laptop + diaper bag stuff
  • It is pretty!
  • It is sturdy and holds SO MUCH STUFF
  • It can get dirty and be wiped clean
  • It is less than $100

This bag is magic, and I can’t recommend it enough!

baby monitor to combine office and playarea

8. Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitor

I researched baby monitors for about 8 months. No joke. I had dozens of lists and tabs open.

What was I researching? Physical monitor vs. phone app? Wireless vs. not wired?

We finally settled on the Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitor because of the 35,000 5 ⭐️ Reviews on Amazon. It is definitely the highest-rated monitor on Amazon.

And – we LOVE it!


✅ Because I can keep it on all night without using my phone battery.

✅ Because it has a HUGE range.

✅ Because it is SO SIMPLE to set up and use.

✅ Because I can pass it to my mother-in-law and not need to set up an app for her.

✅ Because it has dark night vision.

✅ Because it zooms in and can pan the room.

So many reasons!

Screen Shot 2020 01 30 at 3.20.48 PM

9. ‘Hello World’ Baby Calendar

This is my favorite go-to baby gift. And you NEED one on your registry!

This is for all the mamas that are too busy to keep a baby journal or a baby book. But, for mamas that want to remember when their baby first walked!

Just hang this baby calendar above your changing table, and keep a pen close by. Write down any milestone, trip you take, or little memory!

Believe me – in a couple years you will be SO GRATEFUL that you wrote down things the first year.

Screen Shot 2023 02 02 at 9.38.56 AM

10. Fisher-Price Portable Bassinet and Travel-Play Area

If you travel at all, you need this.

It’s the perfect bed and play area for babies under about 6 months. We have used this for both kids – on MULTIPLE trips.

It is under $90, folds up in your suitcase, and is PERFECT for bedtime, naps, and just laying down your baby.

I am always sad when baby outgrows this – make sure you register for one today!

What’s on your Amazon Baby Registry?

Please share your favorites below! There are so many baby favorites out there, I want to hear yours!

After you read this, make sure you check out my Ultimate breastfeeding and pumping guide. I spent over 20 hours on this guide – giving you every tip you need to incorporate pumping into your busy mom travel schedule.

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Manza

    This Baby Swing Foldable Baby Bouncer is an ideal solution for busy parents. Featuring a multifunction baby bouncer seat for infants, this baby swing also comes with toys to keep your little one entertained.

  2. Susan

    I found this to be the most informative site I’ve ever read. I love the Ergobaby 360 it’s durable and affordable. Its best baby carriers for me so far and I’m happy with its quality.

    1. Ginny

      Susan, this is the sweetest comment! Thanks! Thanks for stopping by and good luck with your baby :).

Leave a Reply

Oh hey there!

I’m Ginny and can’t wait to meet you! I work 50+ hours a week. Mom my two kids. And strive everyday to spend more real time with my husband and kids.

All I want to be is a good mom who works hard. That’s not too much to ask, right?  Come hang out with me and do more than the bare minimum.


Let’s get to the good stuff

Resources for exactly where you are.

Untitled (800 x 1200 px) (1500 x 800 px) (600 x 600 px) (3)


Just starting working from home?

Enjoy my Starter WAHM Guide to learn how to work and mom smarter.

Untitled (800 x 1200 px) (1500 x 800 px) (600 x 600 px) (4)


Need a new way to schedule your day?

Grab my free schedule printable to juggle all your schedules on one piece of paper.

Untitled (800 x 1200 px) (1500 x 800 px) (600 x 600 px) (1)


Looking for a complete routine planner?

Customize my Digital Schedule Template to organize your routines, meals, and kids activities.

Want to ask your questions? Come join me here!

Join the other moms

Make friends with other moms when you need naptime tips…or just someone to chat with while you are nursing at midnight.

This is a judgment free zone. A listening ear. A way to meet likeminded friends.

You aren’t alone! Join other moms who are juggling with the same stuff that you are. Ask all your questions and even find friends in your own area! Click below to be invited into the Modern WAHM Facebook Group.