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Briana Engelbrecht

Assistant Editor

About Briana

Briana Engelbrecht is Babylist’s Assistant Editor, where she brings her passion for early childhood development and the perinatal period, plus experience as a mom of two to Babylist articles and guides. She’s also a certified lactation counselor. A former preschool teacher, she loves children’s picture books, cats, plants and making things.


Assistant Editor


  • California State University East Bay, Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Development


  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing - Child Development Teacher Permit

Articles by Briana Engelbrecht

Are Disney Baby Names Trending? These Magical Names Are Topping the Charts

12 Outdoor Toys For the Ultimate Toddler-Approved Backyard Space

Mae Whitman’s Babylist Baby Registry

Naming Baby No.2? Ideas for Finding the Perfect Sibling Pair

14 Weirdly Useful Baby Products You’ll Definitely Want to Add to Cart

Middle Names For Baby: Ideas and Inspiration For Choosing the Perfect One

Best Bottles for Breastfed Babies

Here’s What Ashley Tisdale Added to Her Babylist Registry for Baby No. 2

Unique Baby Names: Cool + Unusual Ideas and How to Find Them

How to Create a Toddler Reading Nook

The Best Pregnancy Apps of 2024

The Best At-Home Pregnancy Tests

The Best Swim Diapers for Summer (That Won’t Explode)

The Best Toys to Support Baby’s Development from 0-6 Months

Standard Breast Pumps vs. Hospital-Grade Pumps: What's the Difference?

The Top Babylist Baby Name Trends of 2024—Including a New Rising Star

How to Eat Healthy While Pregnant, According to a Prenatal Nutritionist

Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt's Favorite Baby Products

The Best Gifts for Dads

The Best Toddler Rain Boots to Make a Splash

The Best Stroller Accessories to Make Outings a Bit Easier

Spring Is Here! This Baby Gear'll Help You Get Outside + Enjoy the Weather

Babylist's Guide to Thank You Cards: When to Send, What to Say + Our Faves

Why I Love It: Mina Baie Stevie Diaper Backpack

Gabourey Sidibe’s Twin Baby Registry on Babylist

Curious About Having a 'Night Nurse'? All the Answers, Including the Cost

How to Create a Bedtime Routine for Your Baby

Best Easter Basket Ideas for Babies and Toddlers

What Do Contractions Feel Like?

Best Bamboo Baby Clothes

Best Hair Care Products for Black Babies and Toddlers

Quiet Luxury for Babies Is a Thing—Here’s How to Elevate Your Registry

Best Diaper Rash Creams of 2024

These Cute Products Help You Capture Baby’s Monthly Milestone Pics

Baby on a Budget Sample Registry

Best Gender Neutral Baby Clothes

How to Read a Pregnancy Test

Best Valentine’s Day Gifts

Bloody Show: Here’s What to Expect and What It Means for Labor

We Put Viral Parenting Hacks to the Test on TikTok

These Will Be the Hottest Baby Names of 2024

Embracing Barbiecore: All Pink Everything

Gender Reveal Ideas for Modern Parents

Best Stuffed Animals for Babies and Toddlers

The Best Kids’ Holiday Outfits

Best Wooden Toys for Babies and Toddlers

The Hottest Toys of This Year For Babies and Kids on Amazon

Ashley Benson’s Baby Registry on Babylist

The Best Dolls for Babies and Toddlers

The Best Dollhouses to Spark Your Kids’ Imagination

Best Gifts for Toddlers Under $30

Best Stocking Stuffers for Preschoolers

Baby’s First Holiday Ornament

The Best Gifts from Black-Owned Businesses

The Best Gifts for Moms

Best Montessori Toys for Babies

Everything You Need to Know About Toddlers and Manners

Everything You Need to Know About Acupuncture During Pregnancy

When Does Breast Milk Come In?

When Do Toddlers Make Friends?