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Babies R Us Registry Checklist

Babies R Us Registry Checklist

Before I get to comparing my list with the Babies R Us registry checklist.  I am excited to say the complete baby gear lists for both singletons and twins can now be downloaded by going to the Baby Gear tab or you can click on the links below: Singleton Baby Gear List Twins Baby Gear List What do you really need from that registry checklist provided by the retailers? As part of this post, I have included a markup of the baby…

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This, That, and the Other Thing

This, That, and the Other Thing

This week’s post rounds out the last of the baby gear list, including items you do not need.  Finally, you will find advice, including some ways to save money. Nice To Have Baby Gear Invest in the Non-Essential Favorites list first, but I also like the items below and had to include them on my list: (1)* Crib Mobile *will need (2) for twins (1) Glider Chair – the glider is nice and comfortable. For twins, I found it much…

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Nice to Have – Highly Recommended Baby Gear

Nice to Have – Highly Recommended Baby Gear

Here it is, my list of non-essential baby gear that I wouldn’t want to live without. These are some of my favorite items. My Must Haves list includes the bare essentials and this list contains my favorite “Nice to Have” items. I would recommend purchasing at least some of the items on this list: On the Go (2)* Pacifier Clips – we love to have a pacifier permanently clipped to the car seat, that way you never forget it when…

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Necessities – Clean Up

Necessities – Clean Up

My baby gear must have list for clean up, including bath time and laundry: Bath Time (1) Baby Bath Tub – you don’t need anything fancy, just make sure you get a tub that has an infant insert. We have the Fisher Price infant tub and have no complaints. I will also say we received good customer service from Fisher Price. The first tub we had, had a slow leak and they immediately sent us a brand new one: Fisher…

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Necessities – Feeding

Necessities – Feeding

My list for feeding gear must haves list. There is a general section, followed by breastfeeding and bottle feeding sections. Guidelines for what is needed before your baby is born versus after the baby is born are also provided. General Feeding Gear Necessities Buy these items before baby is born: (10)* Burp Cloths – I liked the flannel Babies R Us brand, which they don’t seem to make anymore. Because of that, I don’t have a brand to recommend, but…

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Necessities – Sleeping

Necessities – Sleeping

Below is my list of sleeping must haves: Bassinet Recommendations (1)* Bassinet – I highly recommend the Fisher Price Rock ‘N Play sleeper. All my kids slept next to our bed in these until 3-6 months of age. I also recommend the deluxe model for the softer, cozier bedding.  We had received two of these for the twins. We registered for the regular version and received the deluxe as a gift. There was a big difference in the softness of…

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Necessities – Diaper Changing

Necessities – Diaper Changing

Below are my recommendations for diaper brands and quantities, plus must have diaper changing accessories. Diaper and Wipes Recommendations: Start with the quantities listed below and buy more diapers in the correct size, as needed. Keep in mind, there is a good possibility you will also receive diapers as gifts. I personally like Pampers Swaddlers for newborn, size 1, and size 2. (1)* Case of Newborn Diapers Pampers Swaddlers – Size Newborn *get (2) cases for twins (1) Case of…

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Necessities – Nursery

Necessities – Nursery

Nursery Must Haves: Here is our list of must have nursery items for twins and singletons: (1)* Crib *will need (2) for twins (1)* Crib Mattress – this is the one we have and it’s been great even though it’s cheap: Safety 1st Heavenly Dreams White Crib Mattress *will need (2) for twins (1) Changing Table or Changing Pad – I recommend putting a changing pad on top of a short dresser instead of buying a changing table. (2)* Waterproof…

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