A Minimalist Baby Registry: What Do You Really Need?

A common misconception for new parents is that you need all of these things before your baby is born, but the truth is babies are actually quite simple. 

What is a Minimalist Baby Registry?

According to Becoming Minimalist, minimalism is intentionally living with only what you really need. It is removing the excess and focusing on what really matters.  


Newborn babies sleep up to 18 hours per day. A lot of this will be contact naps (laying on you), but there will be times you’ll need to lay them down. A few baby sleep essentials will help you create a safe and optimal sleep environment for your baby. 


Baths are a little touch-and-go at first, but they will soon become a beloved part of your baby’s bedtime routine. Here are a few necessities that will help provide an enjoyable bath time experience. 

Baby Gear

Children between birth and three years old learn more in that time than any other 3-year span in their entire life. When it comes down to it, you don’t actually need a lot of baby toys or gear. Babies can learn from everything and anything around them. 

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