Minimalist Baby Registry

Minimalist Baby Registry

February 11, 2020

Minimalist Baby Registry

Minimalist Baby Registry
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If you live in a small apartment or house, one of your first thoughts when it comes to baby gear may be, “Where is this all going to go?” Or maybe you have plenty of room but the idea of big, bulky baby stuff gives you a pit at the bottom of your minimalist-loving stomach. This sample registry is for you.

These registry ideas are just right for minimalist parents-to-be. All of these picks work in small spaces, are multi-functional or grow with baby so you’ll get the most use out of them for years to come.

Nursery + Decor

If your nursery doesn’t fit a full-size crib, the Origami Mini Crib from Babyletto not only is great for small spaces but also folds for easy storage. Tip: Be sure to get mini crib-specific sheets too (regular ones will be too big).

babyletto Origami Mini Crib

$269.00

This mini-crib mattress includes a cover made with water-repellant technology so you don’t have to buy one separately.

Babyletto Coco Core Mini + Smart Cover

$199.00

This soft, stretchy and oversized swaddle has so many uses beyond just turning your new arrival into a baby burrito. Use it for swaddling, of course, but also as a makeshift playmat, a traditional blanket, a nursing cover and so much more.

Copper Pearl Bamboo Knit Swaddle Blanket

$24.95

It’s helpful to add an “instant” swaddle to your registry in case you’re not up for the folding and wrapping of a traditional swaddle blanket. We love the unique design and unparalleled ease of the Swaddle UP, especially for babies who prefer to sleep with their arms up.

Love to Dream Swaddle UP Original

$29.95

The Keekaroo Changing Pad can easily be placed on any dresser, eliminating the need for an additional piece of furniture. Plus it doesn’t require cloth covers and can simply be wiped clean.

Keekaroo Peanut Diaper Changing Pad

$129.95

If you don’t have a lot of extra space, this innovative gadget lets you skip the big glider and convert almost any chair into a rocking chair. Place it against any sturdy vertical surface, lean your back against it and—ta-da!—you have a rocker.

RockerMama Chic Ready Rocker

$199.00

This modern, minimalist tree shelf is as practical as it is stylish. Its low profile and small footprint means it fits in almost any nursery space and the “branches” are the perfect spot to store your little one’s growing library.

babyletto Spruce Tree Bookcase

$179.00

Stash away all that laundry. This hamper hangs snugly behind your door, and it even has a backside zipper to make it easy to drop clothes in the washer.

Laundry Nook, Door-Hanging Laundry Hamper

$15.95

Make sure to add some nursery storage to your registry—it’ll help keep all the baby stuff contained and the minimalist vibe intact. These cotton baskets are practical, playful and even machine washable.

Lorena Canals Baby Basket Bubbly

$49.00

Skip the traditional baby monitor and opt for a security camera instead. You’ll get a crystal clear view of your baby, 24/7 live streaming, motion and sound alerts and a 130° view.

Google Nest Cam Indoor Camera

$129.00

A minimalist’s dream, the Rest is so many smart baby products all in one sleek, modern package. This genius multi-tasker is a nightlight, sound machine, time-to-rise clock and even an audio monitor. It will snag a spot in your nursery from day one well into the big kid years.

Hatch Rest+ Sound Machine, Night Light, Time-to-Rise plus Audio Monitor

$89.99

On the Go + Gear

If you’re looking to fill your small space with only one carrier, the Lillebaby is it. It can be used from birth without an infant insert, offers six different carrying positions and you can use it up to 45 pounds, so it’ll last you well into the toddler years.

lillebaby Complete All Seasons 6-in-1 Baby Carrier

$98.90

This is the “Transformer of Strollers.” Unlike travel systems, the Doona Infant Car Seat/Stroller is an infant car seat and stroller in one piece. So when you’re ready to take baby for a ride, just fold up the wheels and pop them into the car.

Doona Infant Car Seat with Base

$499.00

If you’d prefer a regular stroller, the Babyzen YoYo has a really easy one-handed fold, and it’s self standing. It’s perfect for families looking for a stroller that can be stashed away. (It’s great for travel too.)

Babyzen YOYO+ 6+ Stroller

$459.99

This all-in-one seat works from five to 120 pounds, making it the only car seat you’ll ever need.

Maxi-Cosi Magellan XP 5-in-1 Convertible Car Seat

$349.99

Make any tote a diaper bag with this convenient insert that keeps diapers, wipes and toys organized inside the bag of your choice.

ToteSavvy - The Diaper Bag Alternative

$65.00

Throw this changing station into your bag and you’ll always be ready for diaper changes on the go. It’s compact but holds everything you need for a change and folds out into an extra-wide, cushioned changing pad.

Skip Hop Pronto Signature Changing Station

$29.04

This baby seat isn’t cheap—but it grows with your baby from a swaying seat to a toddler seat and seamlessly blends into any modern, minimalist decor. Not to mention babies love the recline options and the gentle back and forth motion.

Nuna LEAF Grow Seat

$289.95

Feeding

The Inglesina Fast Table Chair is portable and easy to use—it attaches to the edge of the table to provide a safe seat for your baby, whether you’re at home or away.

Inglesina Fast Table Chair

$69.00

No straws, no vents, no valves—these innovative, easy-to-clean bottles are a minimalist’s dream. They’re also designed to collapse as baby drinks to minimize air intake and potentially reduce colic and fussiness.

Boon Nursh Silicone Pouch Bottles, 3-Pack

$19.99

These basic burp clothes are great to use during feeding and burping, but they double as versatile, absorbent cloths for whenever there’s a mess at hand.

Burt's Bees Baby Organic Burp Cloth (5 Pack)

$17.24

This isn’t the most compact drying rack, but we promise it’s one of the most useful. It’s the best for keeping bottles (and all of their tiny accessories), pump parts, pacifiers and more organized in a fun, modern way.

Boon Lawn Countertop Drying Rack

$19.99

Diapering

A diaper bundle subscription ensures you’ll get just what you need so you can stay organized and won’t have to worry about storing tons of extra diapers. We love Hello Bello for their affordability, fun patterns and of course for keeping baby clean and dry.

Hello Bello Diaper Bundle

$65.00 and up

If you’re up for minimizing your use of disposable wipes, give these reusable cloth ones a go. They’re natural, soft and cost-effective and take up a whole lot less space.

Bambino Mio Cloth Baby Wipes

This all-organic balm helps prevent and heal diaper rash, but that’s not all. It also doubles as a first aid salve for the whole family.

Earth Mama Organic Diaper Balm

$11.42

Health + Safety

Unlike most baby bathtubs, the Stokke Flexi Bath collapses and locks in place. It comes with an infant insert and can be used with children up to 4 years old.

Stokke Flexi Bath with Newborn Support

$64.00

If you’re dedicated to being ultra minimalist then no, bath toys aren’t a must-have. But if you do want to add a few, these are super fun for all age ranges and easily stick (and unstick) to the wall.

Boon Pipes

$14.99

This tiny kit will help you solve some big baby problems—everything from boogies to gas.

FridaBaby Bitty Bundle of Joy

$49.99

The Kinsa can be used orally, under the arm or rectally and links to your smartphone via Bluetooth to keep track of baby’s temperature and to give guidance on what to do next.

Kinsa QuickCare Digital Thermometer

$15.00

Clothing + Accessories

Free of slogans slogans and logos, Primary baby and kid clothing is timeless, well made, non-gendered and easy to mix and match. This starter set is just right for building your little one’s first wardrobe.

Primary Baby’s First Rainbow Starter Set

$78.00

Skip the socks and baby shoes and go right to these soft booties. They’ll keep your baby’s feet warm and they won’t fall off—we promise.

Zutano Cozie Fleece Booties

$21.00

These adjustable (and adorable) top knot hats will keep your little one warm and add a fun pop of style to any outfit.

Copper Pearl Bamboo Top Knot Hat

$12.50

Play

Minimal in all the best ways, this handmade wooden play gym is the perfect play spot for curious babies. It’s also foldable so it’s easy to store away if you live in a small space.

Wee Little Hedgehog Wooden Baby Play Gym

$42.00 and up

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with baby toys. Help manage the mess—and get exactly what you need, when you need it—with this toy subscription service that sends Montessori-inspired toys right to your door that are just right for your baby’s developmental level.

Lovevery The Play Kits Subscription

$216.00

Skip the loud, primary-colored foam playmat and instead add a Little Nomad mat to your play space (or to any space). They’re beautiful enough to look just like a rug and seamlessly blend into neutral, minimalist decor.

Little Nomad Play Mat

$99.00

This activity center has legs that fold for easy storage, and it will be useful for awhile—it becomes a table for when your baby is a toddler.

Skip Hop Explore & More 3-Stage Activity Center

$99.00
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