Items I Would Not Add to My Second Baby Registry…. Looking Back At My First Registry

Items I Would Not Add to My Second Baby Registry…. Looking Back At My First Registry

Okay so today I’m gonna be doing a “What
Items Do I still Recommend From My First Baby Registry” video. I’m gonna do a second video talking about what I would add on to my registry this time for baby number two. But I’m just gonna go through on the website here… um this is from I’ll talk about why I love that later. I’m just gonna say whether I used it and if I would recommend it or not. You will be able to see all the prices under each item here and let’s get started! So Motherlove nipple cream. I used it for the short time that I did breastfeed and I really loved it I would keep it on there. Lansinoh breast pads. These are disposable. I never actually used these. cause I didn’t have leaking issues. But if I were you I would not put these on there and I would just get reusable ones that you can wash because it’s more environmentally friendly and just
because then you don’t have to spend money on those. Next are gift cards. You can put whatever you want on there… Amazon, Wegmans, Buy Buy Baby, Target.
Gift cards are a great thing to put on your registry because sometimes people just don’t know what to buy you and they’d rather just give you the money and then you can get what you want. So I say gift cards all the way. Baby
gear… Owlet smart sock. Definitely a pricey item. You can have people chip in for an item so not just one person has to buy it. So I would definitely put this on there… 100%. It was great for us even a second time parents. I’m still gonna use the one we had from our first baby with our second baby.
This just gave us peace of mind and it was amazing! Love it! Uh, pack n’ play. You can just get a really simple pack n’ play. You don’t have to get the one with
the bassinet or anything else in it. They sell these even cheaper depending on
what type you get. You can get them for I think $40. I got one recently for my mother and yeah definitely set the pack n’ play on there. They are great for travel. You can use it as your bassinet in your room if you want to and we still use ours you know every once in a while when we travel with my family. My mother has one and that’s what Mikko sleeps in when he is at their house and he’s almost two. Next is a some sort of play mat. These are really great when they’re really young. Has a little mirror here they can look into. These toys can actually go down on the second rung here. So they can play with the toys. Mikko loved this one he was really tiny. I’m sure it’s in some of our older vlog
videos but you can find them online probably for cheaper somewhere but these
are really great. I would keep these. Next is it rock n’ play. We did love ours
for Mikko but they are on recall. So that’s all I’m gonna say about that one. I don’t even think you can probably put them on your registry anymore. So safety first. Next is a diaper bag. This is specifically from Target. We love this thing. It works great for cloth diapering. There’s so many different pockets you
can put in here. We used it for formula and cloth diapering. Has lots of room and
it’s a backpack which believe me you’re gonna want a backpack. Just trust me on that. So definitely this would be one I would put on my registry. For transportation… um I had this Binxy hammock cart thing on my list. We never got it. I still kind of want to get it. But it is not a necessity. You can just
put the baby either in their car seat and put it in there and get less
groceries or you can take them out, put them in a carrier and then go just fine. But this looks kind of cool. So I would still put it on your registry if you can get it. I’m gonna leave links for everything down below that’s on this registry. I’m gonna give you one that is the full price and then once about half the price that I found. So yeah, I would still get it. Next is a convertible car seat. Um, you’re not gonna need this right away and most items in your registry are things you want to use right away. But I would recommend any of the larger items that you’re gonna need a little bit later on even… put them on
your registry. That way you know if you are really lucky and you have people buying you more expensive things or people chipping in, it’s totally worth it. So you don’t have to be shelling out you know $200 later on when you have a young child. This Britax works really great. The only con I would say is it doesn’t have a cup holder. So maybe don’t specifically get this one,
but I’ll also leave the link down below for the other one we have. Which does
have a cup holder and you can put snacks in it and that saves your life when traveling. So um not this one specifically, but put a convertible car seat. Next I’m going to do both of these at once. This is the Graco Modes travel system and then here’s just an extra base. I would always recommend if you have at least two cars and you’re using an infant car seat, put in a base in each car. and then you can just clip the car seat back and forth it. It is way easier. But we really love this travel system. This is a great stroller. We use it now as a regular stroller with
our son. It has a great basket. It can go through snow. It works really great in my opinion. So I loved this one. It’s a really good
size too. Next is gonna be clothes and accessories. For having a winter baby I would say this is fun if you’re gonna take your baby out quite a bit when you know you’re playing with older kids or you walk a lot, things like that. We didn’t do that too much when Mikko was younger. So we never actually used one. So I wouldn’t put it back on there but you know, you can. This is just something I put cause I thought it was cute. I got it and it was cute. Again, if you want to be really minimalist with your clothes, just get a bunch of either short sleeve or long sleeve white onesies and then some pants or something like that and you’re good to go. These are really cheap. You can get you know all different packs… packs of five, packs of ten I think. All
different months. So I would definitely recommend those.
These bibs I would recommend up until they’re eating solids because they don’t have a pocket. But if
it’s just for a drooling bib or for when they’re just you know using like
drinking formula, breast milk, whatever that is, these do work really great and
they’re super cheap. You get ten of them for about $15 and they’re super good quality and you know they’re the rainbow, so why not. Swaddle blankets. I would not
recommend getting Aden and Anais if you don’t want to have to spend the
money on them. They are more expensive. A lot of the companies out there.. Target, other brands make swaddle blankets that are much cheaper and they’re just as good. Wash them a few times and they’re gonna be just as soft and you know they’re just gonna get a bunch of body fluids on them anyways. So I wouldn’t necessarily recommend these, but put swaddle blankets of some sort on there Next is the Kiinde Kozii bottle warmer. We never got it and I don’t think we would have ever used it. We actually had a Baby Brezza Formula maker, which I will talk about in our next video with my registry number two. But I don’t think you’re ever gonna need one of these in all honesty. My child took cold formula, he took warm formula, he did not care which one. If you do have a picky baby, then you might need it but again I really don’t think you do. Pacifier clips… maybe not necessarily this one because these are kind of expensive. In all honesty I would just use like the ones from Target. Which I’ll leave whatever ones I recommend down below. Pacifier clips save your life if you
have pacifiers. Just believe me on that. Next is the support chair for the IKEA
highchair. I don’t have the IKEA highchair on here, the Antilop, I think it’s called. I’ll put a little picture here just of what it looks like. But definitely get the support pillow if you’re gonna get the a chair because then you can start your child in that chair much younger then if you don’t and believe me this was super awesome and we loved our highchair. So I recommend that too even though it’s not on this registry. Next is Comotomo bottles. If
you want to put them on your registry and someone’s willing to buy them for
you.. aka cause they’re expensive… do it! They’re 100% worth it. I love them. If you
don’t want to do that or you’re not sure what bottles you want, you can see here Babylist also has what’s called a Bottle Box. So if somebody wants to get you it’s like a little sample pack of bottles, that’s a really another great idea too. So you could do either of those. I would recommend you do these or I do a
sample pack. Next are these Gerber Birdseye Prefold Cloth Diapers. We did not use these for cloth diapers. We actually use them for burp rags, spit rags, any sort of rag. Um they are super cheap You get a pack of ten. They’re about $1 per rag I guess and they absorb everything because they’re for cloth diapers. So they absorb lots of liquid. Believe me don’t get boojie… um you know burp rags or anything
like that. Just get these. They’re great. Um the drying rack… the grass drying rack.
These are really great. I use them because we use formula. We used a lot of bottles. Actually two of these and they just look really nice. Again you don’t need to have them. So if you don’t want it, you don’t have to. But I would add on my registry. I think they’re great! Munchkin cleaning brush set. If you use
bottles or any sort of small child like toys, these are gonna come in handy. Um
it’s only $3, so definitely add it to your list. Believe me you, it’ll be worth it. Um this one I would say yes… get it. You’re not gonna need it right away, until your child’s actually like standing up in the bathtub. Which will be much older, but when they do um… you know.. you don’t want to forget to have one of these. They actually are really great and our child plays with the spout cover all the time. Baby bath thermometer. Oh, don’t put it on your registry. You’re not gonna end up needing to use it. Just use your common sense. Stick your hand in. Believe me, you can tell if it’s hot enough… if it’s hot
enough and or too hot for your child. As for shampoo, this Cetaphil smells amazing. With the calendula.. I know that’s how you say it. It works really great it, smells really great. We still use it. Totally recommend it. Diapering… if your cloth diapering, these travel wet bags are amazing. They’re only $14 for three of them. We are still using them almost 2 years later for when we put in our diaper bag with our cloth diapers. Definitely recommend them. Then we have larger ones of a similar type when we stay at home. Next is baby washcloths. These I would definitely not recommend… the Neat Solutions. They looked really cute because they’re bright and colors, but they’re actually really bad quality. They’re just flimsy. You can probably use your own washcloths to be totally honest if they’re soft enough. But I can try to leave the ones that we have down below if I can find them… that I actually like. Diapers… definitely if you’re gonna use
disposable diapers put them on your registry. Put as many as you want because if you’re gonna use disposables you’re gonna need a lot of them. I would just work with maybe one pack of newborns or maybe two if you want to be safe about it. Just because you don’t even know if your child’s gonna fit into newborn diapers. Depending on what size they come out. So size one is usually a little bit of a safer bet. We used newborns for a short time, but not too long. These are Earth’s Best. I used these because I’m like “oh they’re environmentally friendly
blah blah blah”. In all honesty you can just use whatever brand you want and it’s perfectly fine. Water wipes… I would not put these on my registry. They worked just fine. They’re great, but they’re just so expensive. You can get ones that are way cheaper from your local store and they work just as great. So I would just put the Target brand or whatever your local… we have a Wegmans. We use Wegmans brands wipes. Love them. They’re great. So save your money. Don’t get the Water Wipes. Um, Fisher-Price Stow n’ Go Bassinet. Really love this. This is what we used when Mikko was in
our bedroom as our bassinet because it’s actually a really small size and i just like it because it actually folds up. All of these little arms come apart, it just collapses and it’s really great for travel. So if you want to travel bassinet other than the pack n’ play, this works really great when they’re smaller. Now for sheets for your crib… um in all honesty I would just get a Newton baby mattress. Which I’ll leave a link down below. That is a breathable mattress. You do not need to have a sheet on there. That’s actually something they recommend is not. But if you’re gonna get a sheet, don’t sport for the Burt’s Bee….
$18.00 way too expensive. Just get a Jersey cotton fitted sheet.
Something cheap from Target. They work just fine and believe me they’re gonna get dirty. You don’t need to spend a lot of money on a sheet. Okay, next health and safety items. Safety swabs… you don’t need these these.
They are actually really bad quality in my opinion and you’re supposed to just use a wipe and not stick anything in your baby’s ear anyways. Tylenol… lifesaver. Get infants tylenol! Whether it’s this one or the generic brand. Believe me, we
still use it . Oh my gosh you need it. Saline drops… we use these sometimes with our booger sucker, which you’ll see down below. We never use gripe water so I wouldn’t put it on my registry but some babies need it. Gas relief drops, we never used either. Again some babies need it. We didn’t, so I wouldn’t put it on there.
Baby rub… I don’t think we ever used this. So again I wouldn’t put that on there. A lot of these things I wouldn’t necessarily put on your list until I
think you actually need them and then you can just go out and get them and I think it’s a lot cheaper. This is the one that I would recommend you put on your registry is the boogie bulb babel…. baby nasal aspirator. This one comes apart so it is really easy to clean. A lot of people say these type aren’t good
because you can’t clean them. Well this one comes apart. We can clean it just fine. I think it works amazing. We still use it on my child and you know
it’s only $13 and it’s latex-free, if that makes any difference. I don’t think you need to sport for the Nosefrida and all of the filters and all that other fancy stuff. Just get a boogie bulb okay. Then this thermometer. Definitely not worth it. Do not spend your money. Just get a regular thermometer. You can stick it under their arm you’ll get just um accurate reading. We never actually even got this thing to
work. It actually made us really mad and upset. So I would not put this on my registry. The rest are just toys and books. As you can see we have different books that are lgbt friendly. If you want a list of some of the books
that we got please let me know and I can make a video about what books we have gotten for our child that are lgbt friendly. Um so that’s really up to you what you put on your list. Then we just had one toy on there which was the spiral toy. Which he actually used quite a bit. We
put this on his play mat which I showed you up there and on his little car seat arm thing when we were in the car. It is a hundred percent worth it. It was really great. So that is everything I put on my registry. There’s definitely things that we got that were not on this registry that I would a 100% recommend. So on the next video I will talk about what items I would put on our second registry in addition to what you saw here. So hopefully you guys like this video. Oh and by the way the reason I really like is because you can actually use an app as you can see here. So you can see there’s a bunch of
different options for places that you can buy from. I’m just clicking on Amazon here and then there’s lots of items. You can pick anything. So I’m just going to
click let’s say Pampers… and then you know click on which one you want. Click “Add To Babylist”. You can click what category you want it in. The quantity that you want. So let’s put in three. Click “Add To Babylist” and then that’s it. It’s been added and again, you can go to multiple different stores. You can add your own. You can just go into the store… use it that way. So I really love it because it’s really simple and you can use it from multiple different places. Multiple different you know stores, websites, whatever you want. So people aren’t stuck to just one store. So hopefully you like that. Again look out for my next video of items I’m gonna add to my second registry and I will see you guys in the next video. Bye everybody!

Daniel Ostrander

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5 thoughts on “Items I Would Not Add to My Second Baby Registry…. Looking Back At My First Registry

  1. Erin Daneke says:

    Couldnt have made this a month ago!?!?! Lol

  2. Cbbartelt says:

    With that high chair OT's and feeding therapists recommend having something for the child to put their feet on bc of encourages better posture and makes it safer when eating. BapronBaby sells a thing called a "footsi" but I've seen people put boxes or Rubbermaid containers or even exercise bands for the same purpose.
    The booger sucker, if you have a child who gets stuffy a lot the Nose Frida is a better bet, the bulbs have never worked on my daughter and we used the nose Frida until she was old enough to use a nasal rinse.

  3. Meyli1 says:

    Thank you for a simple, honest review of stuff most people can actually afford!

  4. Meyli1 says:

    Also, yes please do a review of LGBTQ books you've enjoyed. I'm a teacher (and pregnant for the first time)…representation is IMPORTANT!

  5. Yojojo ! says:

    Id really be interested to see what LGBT kids books you suggest! Ty

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