Okay, you are getting ready for your first child to enter the world, you have the date set for your baby shower, and now you have the fun task of creating your baby registry.

Check out our Top 10 baby registry ideas you may not have thought about. This is a list of some of the not so obvious items that will help get you through the day.

Dave’s Top 10 List:

  1. Butt paste applicator
  2. Velcro swaddle
  3. Humidifier
  4. Mesh crib liner
  5. Sound machine or Shusher
  6. Dog poop pouches
  7. Socks (many pairs)
  8. Temporal Thermometer
  9. Burp Cloths (many of them)
  10. Changing pad liners
  11. Bonus Item – Silicon bibs

Adam’s Top 10 List

  1. Velcro swaddle
  2. Sound machine or white noise machine
  3. Breast Friend
  4. Burp cloths (many of them!)
  5. Saline solution
  6. Desitine
  7. Various bottle types
  8. Humidifier
  9. Drying rack
  10. Bottle cleaning brush

The above items have been game changers for us as we navigated the first year of dadhood. We know these are not the fun stuff like clothes,  strollers, cribs and toys, but we found them to be so useful.