Becoming a parent means that you—just like your baby—will be on the move a lot. And multitasking mamas know the on-the-go lifestyle requires you have the right tools to help you get around. Luckily, not all baby gear comes with a hefty price tag: We’ve compiled some all-star suggestions for your budget-friendly registry to help you decide what’s essential and what you can leave out.
Browse our top picks for the Budget-Minded Mama or explore products tailored for you
Hushh for Baby Portable Sound Machine
The expression “sleep like a baby” must’ve originated from someone who knew the value of a good white noise machine. This small-but-mighty one has multiple sound options and you can take it with you anywhere thanks to the handy clip. Light and USB rechargeable, the Hushh helps mask noises and distractions to improve baby’s sleep and concentration. We can get behind that.
Flip Advanced 4-in-1 Carrier
Baby-wearing can be such a joy: You and your baby get to be close—while you also get use of your hands. You want something that considers both the wearer’s and baby’s comfort, plus a healthy and safe position for baby’s hips at all stages. Infantino’s 4-in-1 allows for infant-wearing facing in or out, has a 2-position seat and includes supportive straps to fit a variety of body types.
Pack ‘n Play Simple Solutions Portable Playard
The Simple Solutions Portable Playard by Graco is a registry standout for a few reasons: it transitions from infant bassinet to spacious playpen, offers an integrated diaper changing station and is 20% more compact when stored than other Graco playards. That all means it takes up less valuable real estate when it’s in your home and it’s easy to take on outings.
Tote Diaper Bag Backpack
Switch between shoulder bag, backpack and cross-body bag with this stylish, spacious diaper bag. Featuring insulated bottle pockets, memory-foam shoulder straps and a variety of compartments, this reasonably priced carry-all works hard while also maintaining a classic look.
Waterproof Wet Dry Bag
From diapers to soiled clothes to everything in between, wet/dry bags can really come through in a pinch when you need them. Machine washable with a separate mesh compartment to isolate soiled or damp items, Skiphop’s Wet/Dry Bags are registry must-adds. This one is also designed to take on-the-go, thanks to a convenient stroller strap.
3Dpac CS Lite Compact Fold Stroller
Lightweight, sturdy and easy to collapse with one hand, Summer’s 3Dpac CS Lite has an extra large canopy, is car seat compatible and grows with your baby up to 50 lbs. With years of potential use, this is a great investment—especially because it isn’t too much of a financial investment in the first place.
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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.