Registry Guides

When you’re a first-time mom-to-be, it’s difficult to know what you may need. That’s why we’ve created our Baby Registry Guides to help you through the process. We have guides for every personality and living situation, whether you have limited space in an urban jungle, or staircases in your suburban home. Below you’ll find our registry guides organized by category, with links to the original posts. Just click the category to expand and see excerpts of each guide so you can quickly and easily find the registry guide that’s right for you and your baby.

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  • The Ultimate Guide to building a Baby Registry Our 2 year anniversary came and went on June 4th… but that doesn’t mean we aren’t going to celebrate.  The original reason we started The Wise Baby was to create a place where people could find real mom, practical baby registry guidance.  So in keeping with our roots we teamed up with Diapers.com to bring ... Read this post
  • Best of Baby Registry Guide What better way to wind down 2013 than with our Best of Baby Registry Guide?!?  We took our Best Baby Products of 2013 the ultimate Baby Registry Guide.  Of course, there are other products mixed in but this registry guide encompasses many of our favorite products as well as real moms favorite products.  This baby registry ... Read this post
  • Babyproofing Part I – your Baby Registry Babyproofing your home can be an overwhelming concept.  When I was pregnant I felt the days of latches and outlet covers where so far in the future for us that we ended up not including much on our baby registry.  The days and months moved quickly and now so does our little Sydney.  I am constantly playing catch up and wishing I had ... Read this post
  • The Ultimate Baby Registry Guide Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great one and your 2013 is off to a great start.  What better way to start 2013 than with the ultimate baby registry guide?  One of the reasons I started The Wise Baby was to help parents to be with their baby registry’s.  I mean could it ... Read this post
  • General Baby Registry Guide When we originally launched the General Baby Registry Guide we did not include a “highlights” board.  Our favorite products, many of which also appear on the Urban and Suburban Registry Guides appear below.  From the must have aden + anais swaddle blankets to the safe and secure Graco SnugRide35 the General Registry Guide has you ... Read this post

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  • The Ultimate Guide to building a Baby Registry Our 2 year anniversary came and went on June 4th… but that doesn’t mean we aren’t going to celebrate.  The original reason we started The Wise Baby was to create a place where people could find real mom, practical baby registry guidance.  So in keeping with our roots we teamed up with Diapers.com to bring ... Read this post
  • Suburban Baby Registry Guide As promised, we continue the update of Baby Registry Guides today with the Suburban Baby Registry Guide.  The Suburban Guide takes into account that you lucky ducks may have more storage (i.e., basements, attics, garages, larger closets) and you may be operating with stairs and multiple levels in your home.  So our Suburban Guide includes ... Read this post
  • Urban Baby Registry Guide II It is long overdue that we update our Baby Registy Guides.  We know you all love them and even if you aren’t “registering” they are a great point of reference for adding products to your home.  Starting today, with our urban baby registry guide we are updating our guides with the latest and greatest products. ... Read this post

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  • Minimalist Baby Registry Guide version ii I helped a good friend register the other day and my first question was – what is your baby gear philosophy?  In other words, do you want it all? or only the must have’s?  And her response, was “only the gear I absolutely need”.  This conversation inspired me to rework and update the minimalist baby ... Read this post
  • The Ultimate Guide to building a Baby Registry Our 2 year anniversary came and went on June 4th… but that doesn’t mean we aren’t going to celebrate.  The original reason we started The Wise Baby was to create a place where people could find real mom, practical baby registry guidance.  So in keeping with our roots we teamed up with Diapers.com to bring ... Read this post
  • Bells & Whistles Baby Registry Guide With the holidays and a new baby our updated Baby Registry Guides took a back seat but we are back today with another update – this time to our Bells & Whistles Guide.  The Bells & Whistle’s Guide highlights products for the tech savvy, gadget loving parent.  It is full of innovative products that are ... Read this post
  • Minimalist Baby Registry Guide On the heels of the popularity of the “How can I have less baby gear” post I thought it appropriate to put together an entire baby registry guide based on this idea hence the Minimalist Baby Registry Guide. It is probably not surprising that I am a baby gear junkie but I also believe you ... Read this post

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  • Minimalist Baby Registry Guide version ii I helped a good friend register the other day and my first question was – what is your baby gear philosophy?  In other words, do you want it all? or only the must have’s?  And her response, was “only the gear I absolutely need”.  This conversation inspired me to rework and update the minimalist baby ... Read this post
  • The Ultimate Guide to building a Baby Registry Our 2 year anniversary came and went on June 4th… but that doesn’t mean we aren’t going to celebrate.  The original reason we started The Wise Baby was to create a place where people could find real mom, practical baby registry guidance.  So in keeping with our roots we teamed up with Diapers.com to bring ... Read this post
  • Twins Baby Registry Guide If only the phrase “Two for the price of one!” applied to multiples. Unfortunately, that’s not exactly true. You can definitely get by with sharing many things, but some things you will need doubles. All of those wonderful baby registry guides for single babies also don’t always apply to multiples. When I was pregnant with my ... Read this post
  • Bells & Whistles Baby Registry Guide With the holidays and a new baby our updated Baby Registry Guides took a back seat but we are back today with another update – this time to our Bells & Whistles Guide.  The Bells & Whistle’s Guide highlights products for the tech savvy, gadget loving parent.  It is full of innovative products that are ... Read this post
  • Best of Baby Registry Guide What better way to wind down 2013 than with our Best of Baby Registry Guide?!?  We took our Best Baby Products of 2013 the ultimate Baby Registry Guide.  Of course, there are other products mixed in but this registry guide encompasses many of our favorite products as well as real moms favorite products.  This baby registry ... Read this post
  • Suburban Baby Registry Guide As promised, we continue the update of Baby Registry Guides today with the Suburban Baby Registry Guide.  The Suburban Guide takes into account that you lucky ducks may have more storage (i.e., basements, attics, garages, larger closets) and you may be operating with stairs and multiple levels in your home.  So our Suburban Guide includes ... Read this post
  • Urban Baby Registry Guide II It is long overdue that we update our Baby Registy Guides.  We know you all love them and even if you aren’t “registering” they are a great point of reference for adding products to your home.  Starting today, with our urban baby registry guide we are updating our guides with the latest and greatest products. ... Read this post
  • Babyproofing Part I – your Baby Registry Babyproofing your home can be an overwhelming concept.  When I was pregnant I felt the days of latches and outlet covers where so far in the future for us that we ended up not including much on our baby registry.  The days and months moved quickly and now so does our little Sydney.  I am constantly playing catch up and wishing I had ... Read this post
  • Minimalist Baby Registry Guide On the heels of the popularity of the “How can I have less baby gear” post I thought it appropriate to put together an entire baby registry guide based on this idea hence the Minimalist Baby Registry Guide. It is probably not surprising that I am a baby gear junkie but I also believe you ... Read this post
  • Baby Registry Advice It may not come as surprise but I get a lot of questions about baby registries.  From friends and strangers alike.  I almost get too excited to share my thoughts and suggestions that sometimes I have to rein myself in.  One of the fundamental reasons I started The Wise Baby was to help mama’s and ... Read this post
  • The Ultimate Baby Registry Guide Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great one and your 2013 is off to a great start.  What better way to start 2013 than with the ultimate baby registry guide?  One of the reasons I started The Wise Baby was to help parents to be with their baby registry’s.  I mean could it ... Read this post
  • Baby Registry Basics There is no denying creating a baby registry is a daunting, overwhelming, insert-any-similiar-adjective here task.  We have four handy dandy baby registry guides – the general, the urban, the suburban and the bells & whistles.  All of these guides, and really any registry have very similar “must haves”.  So, if you are looking for a ... Read this post
  • Bells & Whistles Baby Registry Guide The Bells & Whistle’s Baby Registry Guide is packed full of high tech gadgets and savvy, multi-functional products.  Take the Bugaboo Donkey for example – it’s expandable frame  allows the stroller to convert from one child to two.  The super cool 4moms mamaRoo seat has five unique motions that mimic a parents soothing motions along ... Read this post
  • General Baby Registry Guide When we originally launched the General Baby Registry Guide we did not include a “highlights” board.  Our favorite products, many of which also appear on the Urban and Suburban Registry Guides appear below.  From the must have aden + anais swaddle blankets to the safe and secure Graco SnugRide35 the General Registry Guide has you ... Read this post
  • Suburban Baby Registry Guide Are you one of those lucky ones with a garage, basement, attic or other form of ample storage?  Then the suburban registry guide is for you.  We have covered all the bases without as much  concern for space and storage.  However, we didn’t add any frivolous pieces of gear or annoyingly large products.  What we ... Read this post
  • Urban Baby Registry Guide As an urban family ourselves we realize that we just simply don’t have the space our suburban friends do.  We would love to have three or four strollers but we don’t have a basement or garage to store extra gear and from a square footage perspective we are working with much less.  The Urban Registry ... Read this post
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