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Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be

Whether it’s mealtime, bathtime, or bedtime, these are the perfect gifts to add to your sustainable baby registry!

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be

 

Today, plenty of households are aiming to be a little less wasteful and a little more eco-friendly. For some families, that means composting food scraps and growing a vegetable garden; for others, it’s simply recycling and using paper straws whenever they can. With so many great products out there, it’s never been easier to live sustainably — whatever that means for you.

If sustainability is part of your parenting plan, you’re in the right place. In fact, you might even be surprised at how many great items are out there just waiting for you to add them to your baby registry. From feeding to diapering to sleeping and everything in between, we’ve searched high and low to compile the best naturally-derived, reusable gifts out there so you don’t have to.

Whether you’ve been living green for years or you’re inspired to get started, read on for our top sustainable picks!

 

Furniture + Strollers

 

Natural Crib for baby registry

Your modern nursery isn’t complete without a 3-in-1 convertible crib, which makes it that much easier to stick to a sustainable baby registry.

Natural Crib

Beyond the fact that this sleek, chic crib is handmade from New Zealand Pine Wood, the 3-in-1 design makes it sustainable in its longevity! You won’t have to worry about your baby growing out of their crib phase, because this one converts into a toddler bed whenever the time comes. Functional and eco-friendly — now that’s a win.

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Greentom Stroller

If you’re looking for a high-caliber, highly sustainable stroller for your baby registry, the Greentom has it all!

Greentom Stroller

Touted as “the greenest stroller on the planet,” the Greentom Stroller is the ultimate item for your sustainable baby registry. Not only is it made from 100% recycled fabric that’s also completely removable and washable, but it can also be completely recycled when you’re all done with it. 

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Natural Car Seat

An eco-friendly car seat that’s also easy to install? Better be sure to add this to your sustainable baby registry!

Natural Car Seat

From the nursery to, well…anywhere! Make sure your newborn is safe from dangerous chemicals in the car with the first-ever completely natural, flame-retardant car seat. It also has a five-star car safety rating to give you the ultimate peace of mind whenever you’re on the road.

 

 

Diapering

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Reusable Cotton Wipes

Trying to keep waste down after your newborn arrives? These reusable cotton wipes are just like new after you throw them in the wash!

Reusable Cotton Wipes

Reusable cotton wipes are multipurpose in a pinch. Cotton fabric is gentle on baby’s skin, and all they need is a little warm water to get going. Use during diapering, for after-meal cleanups, as a handkerchief, and more. Pop them in the washing machine when you’re done, and they’re ready to use again!

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Reusable Diapers

Cloth diapers aren’t what they used to be — they’re better. Add a 6-pack of adjustable, leak-proof diapers and you’ll be ready for any mess.

Reusable Diapers

A 6-pack of reusable diapers — and 12 liners — means you’ll always have a sustainable alternative on hand regardless of what the day has in store. The leak-proof material can adjust to a variety of sizes to grow along with your baby. Need more liners? You can find them here.

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | The Honest Company 1-Month Diaper Bundle

Feeling overwhelmed by all the baby-changing in your future? The Honest Company has you covered with a month’s worth of diapers and wipes.

The Honest Company 1-Month Diaper Bundle

If you’re not into the reusable diaper thing, fear not! The Honest Company (started by celebrity mom Jessica Alba) specializes in completely natural, good-for-your-baby products. Toss this 1-month diaper and wipes bundle onto your baby registry and consider yourself in the clear for at least a few weeks once your bundle of joy arrives.

 

Bathtime

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | The Honest Company Bubble Bath Set

Guarantee a soothing, sustainable bathtime for your baby when you add this complete bubble bath set to your registry

The Honest Company Bubble Bath Set

The Honest Company doesn’t just make great, natural diapers—they have a full line of baby-friendly products like a complete bathtime set. Your baby won’t miss a moment of gentle pampering when you lather them up with sweet orange-vanilla scented bubble bath using the soft, plush tub turtle.

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Hooded Towel & Washcloth Set

Your baby will be adorably sustainable every time they leave the bathtub when you wrap them up in a 100% cotton hooded towel.

Hooded Towel & Washcloth Set

Once bathtime is over, bundle your baby up in a soft hooded towel. This adorable leopard-print set comes with a matching washcloth and is made of 100% organic bamboo fibers. The super-absorbent, hypoallergenic towel is the perfect item for your sustainable baby gift registry.

 

Toys & Accessories

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Organic Baby Carrier

At some point after your baby arrives, you’ll need to use your hands. That’s where an organic baby carrier comes in…well…handy!

Organic Baby Carrier

For the moments when you need to be hands-free, this organic baby carrier can be configured in 8 different positions. Made entirely of soft 100% organic cotton, it’s completely free of chemicals and azo dyes, and comes with an adjustable back support band for a comfortable, secure fit.

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Burt’s Bees Organic Cotton Muslin Swaddle Blankets

If softness and sustainability are at the top of your priority list for your baby registry, these Burt’s Bees muslin swaddles are a perfect pick!

Burt’s Bees Organic Cotton Muslin Swaddle Blankets 

While we’re on the topic of wrapping your baby up nice and cozy, make sure you also add a set of organic swaddles to your registry as well! Burt’s Bees organic cotton muslin blankets are soft and gentle on the skin — the ultimate peace of mind for you sustainable moms to be!

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Wooden Rattle Set

Even your baby’s first toys and teethers can be sustainable! Be sure to add this handmade wooden trio to your registry.

Wooden Rattle Set

Did you know that wood toys are a great alternative to silicone teethers? This adorable wooden bunny, teether, and rattle set are a perfect eco-friendly toy for your baby registry. Each trio is handmade, BPA free, latex free, and sanded to perfection.

 

Mealtime

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Bamboo Suction Plate & Spoon

Your baby’s food will always stay right in place with this convenient bamboo suction plate and matching spoon.

Bamboo Suction Plate & Spoon

This bamboo suction plate and spoon comes in 7 different colors and brings a sustainable element to your baby’s mealtime. Why bamboo? It’s lightweight, it’s durable, and best of all, it’s anti-bacterial. It’s a total win-win-win.

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Bee’s Wax Food Wrap

Say sayonara to saran wrap and hello to your new favorite sustainable beeswax food wrap! Image via Bee’s Wrap

Bee’s Wax Food Wrap

Ditch the plastic wrap and start using bee’s wax food storage instead. Just like the plastic stuff, this eco-friendly, compostable wrap keeps your baby’s food fresh and airtight until it’s time to eat. The best part? It’s made with organic cotton, beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin. That’s it.

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Baby Food Maker With Reusable Food Pouches

you’re planning on making your own baby food at home, this all-in-one steamer and blender removes the guesswork from the entire process!

Baby Food Maker With Reusable Food Pouches

Planning on making your own baby food? Then be sure to add this all-in-one station to your baby registry! Pick from two models: a 5-in-1 food maker with steam cooker, blend, and puree; or a 2-in-1 steamer-blender combo. No matter what you choose, you’ll also get a set of reusable food pouches to keep your baby’s food fresh.

 

Baby Registry Must-Haves for the Sustainable Mom-To-Be | Modern Silicone Bib

Keep your baby’s mealtime clean and colorful by adding a fun, modern silicone bib to your sustainable registry.

Modern Silicone Bib

Let’s face it: messes are going to happen, especially during mealtimes with your baby. Make cleanup a little easier with colorful silicone bibs that catch almost every spill. Your feel-good bonus when you add this to your sustainable baby registry? Every purchase equals a healthy meal donated to someone in need.

 

Happy registering and congratulations on your soon-to-be bundle of joy!

Hopefully, this small selection of sustainable goodies gave you plenty of great gifting ideas. Who knows, maybe you never even planned on going green — or maybe you thought it was too difficult — and now you’re inspired to add a few of these goodies to your own baby registry! Either way, don’t forget to visit the Give It blog for even more tips for when you’re expecting. 

 

Brittney Winters-Gullo

 

-Written by Brittney Winters-Gullo, who has resolved to use exclusively metal straws to save the sea turtles.

 

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