There are so many baby products to choose from, it can be really overwhelming deciding what you actually need and what you can do without. I love to do research, but Dexter is for sure the researcher in our relationship. He will read endless reviews and compare products. Here are the main expensive & big purchases we decided on:
My parents were kind enough to buy us this amazing rocker! I’m so excited because I knew I wanted this rocker from the moment I got pregnant. I’ve heard nothing but amazing things, my twin sister has one for her baby and she loves it. They purchased it from BUYBUYBABY and here is the link if you’re interested.
NUNA PIPA LITE LX
Trying to find the perfect car seat was a challenge! At first we were dead set on the uppaBABY Mesa car seat, but after months of research we decided on the Nuna Pipa Lite LX! Not only is it beautiful, but it is the lightest car seat ever (5.7lbs)! This will really come in handy when I am by myself & have to lug the baby around. We also got to see it in person, and we love the Aspen blue color! The thing that “sold” Dexter is the true lock base installation, which is 50% stronger than the typical belt latch. We are excited to install it in the car, and see our little girl snug in it for the first time. We are getting ours from a local baby store: here is the link if interested.
NUNA 2019 TAVO STROLLER IN ASPEN
Since we are getting the Nuna car seat, it was a no brainer to get the matching stroller! It is GORGEOUS! I absolutely love the way it looks, and how easy it is to fold & unfold. (watch this video to see the stroller) I’m looking forward to using it, and maybe I can make a blog post with my honest review, in 6 months or so! Here is the link to the stroller. But if you’re like me, and buying them TOGETHER, you can see it from this link.
SNUGGLE ME ORGANIC IN BLOOM
I wanted to get Eloise a lounger that she could use for naps + sleeping in, but also to lay her on to relax. This snuggle me is super soft, and is made from organic fabric. It is machine washable, and hypoallergenic. There are a few other baby loungers on the market, but this one seemed to be the most comfortable for baby. I also got it on sale, which was a huge PLUS! If you are interested here is the link. I purchased the bloom color (so pretty) but also love it in Ember. I might pick up this shade after she is born, so I have a backup cover when one is dirty. My twin sister also has one for baby Adelaide & she loves it!
NUNA X PBK SENA AIRE PLAYARD IN BROKEN ARROW
So, technically I haven’t purchased this yet… but I definitely am going to. I think it’s important to have a travel-ready playard for when we visit family in Southern California or take weekend trips. It’s also good for her to take naps in or to play in when she’s a toddler (she can use this until she’s 3 years old). I love the color & design– it’s very clean and simple. Here is the link if you’re interested.
These are some of the big items we have decided on! I hope this was helpful for some of you, if you’re expecting or getting ready to start trying to have a baby! I am happy with the choices we have made. Some items aren’t on here like a crib or changing table because 1) she’s not getting a crib until she’s 6 months old, she will be sleeping in a small bassinet and 2) we didn’t purchase a changing table, instead we have a changing pad on top of her dresser!
If you have some big items that I didn’t mention, I would love to know. 🙂 I hope you all have a wonderful week ahead!
*I do not own any of these photos, I got them from their websites
*I am not affiliated with any of these links, and do not get paid for linking these items. These are all purchased with my own money, or gifted from family.