Budget-Minded Mama

It’s an age-old question: “How can something so tiny take up so much space?” Even though it’s actually your baby’s stuff that will be taking up so much space, baby gear is a fact of life. Picking it out can be a lot of fun, though! If keeping costs down is a priority for you (or your friends and family who will be buying from your registry), you can definitely still find some quality baby gear on a reasonable budget. Here are some of our favorite picks for baby gear of all kinds.

It’s an age-old question: “How can something so tiny take up so much space?” Even though it’s actually your baby’s stuff that will be taking up so much space, baby gear is a fact of life. Picking it out can be a lot of fun, though! If keeping costs down is a priority for you (or your friends and family who will be buying from your registry), you can definitely still find some quality baby gear on a reasonable budget. Here are some of our favorite picks for baby gear of all kinds.

Browse our top picks for the Budget-Minded Mama or explore products tailored for you

  • Bunnies By The Bay

    Blossom Bunny Pillow Play Mat

    Your baby will likely spend a lot of time on a playmat. Why not get one that’s adorable and versatile? This sweet pick is reversible for tummy time and can be folded up to become a cuddly pillow. Made of soft fur and velour, there’s a Bao Bao bear and blossom rattles that can be attached to three different loops. Gift-givers can even add a monogram to the bunny’s ear.

  • Evenflo

    Exersaucer Woodland Wonder Activity Jumper

    With 13 interactive toys to stimulate fine and large motor skills, a washable seat cushion, four adjustable heights and easy assembly, this Exersaucer will give your baby the stimulation they need. (Which can lead to better naps—hooray!)

  • Storkcraft

    Tuscany White Frame Glider and Ottoman

    One of the most important things you’ll own in the early years of motherhood is a comfortable, sturdy glider chair. From feeding sessions to rocking your baby to sleep, you’ll be spending a lot of time there bonding. While many glider and ottoman sets cost a small fortune, this budget-friendly one by Storkcraft features a lumbar support pillow, easily washable cushions and ample seating space.

  • Graco

    Simple Sway Baby Swing

    Soothe and entertain your baby with this six-speed swing. (Plus two vibration speeds!) Featuring 15 songs and sounds, an engaging toy mobile and a deep seat with harness for safety, the Simple Sway swing is a solid way to gently rock and comfort your baby through the adventure-filled first year of life.

  • Baby Einstein

    Discovering Music Activity Table

    It’s a fact: Babies love music. This activity table will let you baby make music by tapping the colorful piano keys and drum, playing the strummable guitar and spinning the interactive french horn. With lights, sounds and three language choices, your tiny composer can explore a range of melodies. Suitable for ages 6 months and up, the table can adjust for floor or standing play.

  • Snuggle Me

    Organic Lounger

    Designed to hug your baby’s whole body, loungers are a great way to calm and comfort your baby when you need a little extra support. This Snuggle Me pillow comes in a variety of sweet colors, is hypoallergenic, certified organic and is ethically made—at a lower price point than other options.

Explore products tailored for you

Wouldn’t it be great to have a personal shopper complete your registry for you? We thought so. Here are some custom-curated selections chosen to suit your needs, values and priorities.

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