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Baby Essential Non-Essentials (and a few Best of Essentials)

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The list author says: "As a first time parent, we registered for, received, and bought all kinds of crazy things - useful and not (read wipe warmer). These are the things we/our son loved the most and/or used the most. None of these items are things you could not live without, but they are most essential non-essentials in our book. There are also a few best-in-class essentials that I couldn't resist including."
Vulli Sophie giraffe in Natural Rubber
Vulli Sophie giraffe in Natural Rubber
aden + anais Classic Muslin Swaddle Blanket 4 Pack, Zoo Animals (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
aden + anais Classic Muslin Swaddle Blanket 4 Pack, Zoo Animals (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
"Any of the Aden & Anais Swaddle Wraps will do.  They are a great size and weight - so versatile!  We must have received at least 50+ blankets of one sort or another, and these were our absolute favorites."
Angel Dear Blankie, Blue Lamb
Angel Dear Blankie, Blue Lamb
"So soft...a perfect lovie.  Angel Dear makes several different animals and colors.  We love the large blanket too."
Angel Dear Napping Blanket
Angel Dear Napping Blanket
"Our son loves his duck blanket.  It is so soft and a perfect bedtime companion."
Medela Freestyle Breast Pump
Medela Freestyle Breast Pump
"If you're a working mom, this will be your (and your baby's) best friend."
California Baby Everyday Lotion - No Fragrance, 6.5 oz
California Baby Everyday Lotion - No Fragrance, 6.5 oz
"Non-greasy, non-scented, etc.  Great for baby."
Boon Flair Pneumatic Pedestal Highchair - Frosty Blue and White (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Boon Flair Pneumatic Pedestal Highchair - Frosty Blue and White (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
"Sleek...for a high chair, small footprint for those with space challenges, and great for rolling on wood floors."
Seed Organic Cradle - Natural
Seed Organic Cradle - Natural
"Perfect if you're into natural and space saving."
Baby Bjorn Travel Crib Light - Silver 2 With Organic Fitted Sheet KIT
Baby Bjorn Travel Crib Light - Silver 2 With Organic Fitted Sheet KIT
"This is the ultimate travel crib.  Trust us - we had 2 others."
Bumkins Waterproof Junior Bib, Dr. Seuss Cat In The Hat
Bumkins Waterproof Junior Bib, Dr. Seuss Cat In The Hat
"Once our son figured out how to take his bibs off, this became an essential."
26 Piece Puzzle Mat Letters Foam Play Mat
26 Piece Puzzle Mat Letters Foam Play Mat
"Many companies sell these foam mats, but these are the best we've ever seen.  The extra 1/4 inch thickness makes a BIG difference!"
Cloud b Twilight Constellation Night Light, Turtle
Cloud b Twilight Constellation Night Light, Turtle
"Cloud b also makes a lady bug constellation night light."
Cloud b On The Go Travel Sound Machine Soother, Sleep Sheep
Cloud b On The Go Travel Sound Machine Soother, Sleep Sheep
JJ Cole Collections Diaper Caddy, Cocoa Stripe (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
JJ Cole Collections Diaper Caddy, Cocoa Stripe (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
"Having this stocked and available in other rooms in the house was great."
One list item is no longer in our catalog.