Non-traditional Baby Registry
Here are some ideas for things that you can ONLY register for with BabyList.
What are your totally original, non-traditional baby registry ideas?? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know!
Other Baby Registries
After bringing home baby, let friends and family help by bringing you homemade meals! MealBaby lets you set up a calendar to easily coordinate meal gifts from others. Friends and family also have the option to purchase a gift card for a restaurant or a meal delivery service.
Get an expert to make sure that your baby seat is installed correctly. Bay Area only - but there is probably a similar service in your area.
Clothes & Accessories
Eco-Diaper Service (Month) (need 12)
Diapers are often the biggest first-year expense for newborns.
Cotton diapers delivered and picked up once a week to your door. We are collecting money for this purchase.
Nursery & Decor
It Takes a Village (Help & Favors)
Gift Coupon - Babysitting (need 5)
Ask for an hour or 2 of babysitting so Mom and Dad can spend some time alone and out of the house together.
Gift Coupon - Do a load of laundry (need 10)
Ask for the gift of help cleaning the house, including the laundry. Other ideas: take out trash, rake leaves, vacuum, wash floors, go grocery shopping.
Gift Coupon - Bring over Dinner (need 10)
Ask for the gift of a homemade meal.
Postpartum Doula (1 hour) (need 30)
A postpartum doula comes to your home after the baby is born and does whatever is necessary to help mom needs to do to care for her new baby. A big part of this is education and some doulas specialize as lactation consultants to help with breast-feeding. You can find a doula at Doula Match.
Raising money for this kit could be a great theme for a baby shower.
1 Midwifery Kit contains basic drugs, renewable medical supplies, medical equipment and basic sterilization and resuscitation equipment for health facilities to perform an average of 50 normal deliveries.