35 Must-Haves in Your Baby Registry and Baby Shower Wishlist

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Are you expecting a new addition to your family or throwing a baby shower soon? Then you need a baby registry. Here, you can collate gift ideas for your friends and family to choose from. With your baby registry, it’s important to request for the most important and functional items you’d need both short and long-term. 

That’s why in this article, we’ll be listing out about 35 items you should definitely include when collating a baby registry.

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Essentials (Diapers, Wipes & Blankets)

When you welcome a new human, the essentials are the items you need the most. Asides from them being easily disposable, they tend to run out faster than any other item. This is why we recommend adding them to your baby registry. Some you can start with include;

  • Pampers Sensitive Water-Based Baby Diaper Wipes, Hypoallergenic and Unscented, 8 Pop-Top Packs with 4 Refill Packs for Dispenser Tub, 864 Total Wipes for $28.99
  • Cute Castle 12 Pack Muslin Burp Cloths for Baby for $16.98
  • Super Soft Burp Cloths 8 Pack for $9.99
  • Mama Bear 99% Water Baby Wipes, Hypoallergenic, Fragrance-Free,72 Count (Pack of 6) for $17.99
  • Simple Joys by Carter’s Baby Girls’ Teething Bibs, Pack of 7 for $19.00
  • S&T INC. Exfoliating and Massaging Cradle Cap Bath Brushes for Baby $8.99
  • Baby Changing Pad Portable Waterproof Diaper Changing Pad Ideal for Travel for $24.99

Bags and organizers 

Once your baby starts growing, you’d need to take them with you to the hospital, daycare, or even when visiting your family and friends. Then, you’d need a change of clothes, diapers and other stuff. At home, you will also need to organize this so it’s easy to find and use. That’s where your diaper bags and organizers come in. Some of those we recommend are;

  • RUVALINO Multifunction Travel Back Pack Maternity Baby Changing Bags for $42.99
  • Baby Diaper Caddy Organizer for $19.64
  • Lily Miles Baby Diaper Caddy – Large Organizer Tote Bag for $24.95

Bassinets and play space

Whether they need to rest or play, your baby needs their space in your home. So we recommend customizing it in such a way that it feels like their space. Here are a few toys and sleep care we recommend adding to your list;

  • Graco Sense2Snooze Bassinet with Cry Detection Technology for $319.97
  • Fisher-Price Portable Bassinet and Play Space for $85.99
  • Baby Gym and Infant Play Mat Rainbow Design for Newborn Stage-Based Developmental Activity $49.99
  • Mika Micky Baby Bassinet Bedside Sleeper for $164.88
  • My First Soft Book,teytoy Nontoxic Fabric Baby Cloth Activity for $25.99
  • DOUBFIVSY Baby Rattle Teething Toys for Babies 0-6-12 Months, 10PCS Grab for $16.98
  • Fish Baby Books Toys, Touch and Feel Crinkle Soft Cloth Books for Babies $15.99 
  • Infinno Inflatable Tummy Time Mat for $15.99
  • Smily Mia Penguin Buddy Never Drop Silicone Teething Toys for $9.99


Just like everyone else, babies need clothes. And since they outgrow dresses more than adults, you need different sizes readily available for their next phase. In addition to being cute and adorable, functional clothing like bathrobes and convertibles are must-haves. Some of those you can add include;

  • Simple Joys by Carter’s Unisex Babies’ Cotton Sleeper Gown, Pack of 3 for $15.20
  • Unisex Baby Layette Essentials Giftset Clothing Set 19-Piece for $40.99
  • Hudson Baby Unisex Baby Plush Animal Face Bathrobe, Blue Elephant, 0-9 Months for $9.00
  • Spasilk Baby Essential 23 Piece Layette Set for Newborns and Infants for $47.99
  • Little Me 20-Pack Newborn Baby Infant & Toddler Girls Socks for $12.99
  • big sister little sister matching outfits shirt gifts for $29.95
  • Infant One Piece Kids Hooded Romper Outerwear Toddler Jacket for $29.99
  • GUNAMUNA Unisex Baby Toddler Ultra-Soft Bamboo Convertible Pajama for $32.99


As a new parent, feeding is an integral part of a newborn’s development. So whether you’d like to exclusively breastfeed them, combine it with baby food or even process veggies, here are some items we recommend adding to your baby shower registry;

  • haakaa Manual Breast Pump for Breastfeeding 4oz/100ml for $12.94
  • NatureBond Baby Food Feeder/Fruit Feeder Pacifier (2 Pack) for $12.99
  • Lansinoh Breastfeeding Starter Set for Nursing Mothers for $22.49
  • HEYVALUE 13-in-1 Baby Food Processor Set for Baby Food $54.99


Our last category includes gadgets guaranteed to allow your baby to get a good night’s rest while you keep track of their sleeping patterns. Some of these include; 

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  • Kidsneed Baby Monitor – 3.5″ Screen Video Baby Monitor with Camera and Audio for $69.99
  • Infant Optics DXR-8 PRO Video Baby Monitor for $199.99
  • MyBaby Baby white noise Sound Machine for $19.90
  • Sense-U Video Baby Monitor with 1080P HD Wi-Fi Camera and Background Audio for $129.99

And that brings us to the end of our recommendations. We hope that you’ve found this guide useful in choosing the right gift ideas for your baby registry. Do share this post with your friends and family who might need this too.

Disclaimer: We might get a commission for some of the products we recommend here, but this doesn’t affect our editorial policy


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