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Is It Worth It? 5 Reasons You Should Create a Baby Registry

by Vannessa Rhoades 26 Jun 2023
Is It Worth It? 5 Reasons You Should Create a Baby Registry

Congrats on the exciting news of your little bun in the oven! It's totally understandable that you're already bursting with joy and can't wait to start shopping for your adorable little one. I mean, who can resist all those cute baby items? Plus, it's a whole new world of baby knowledge to explore, and your friends are probably already offering to pass down some of their baby stuff. It's both thrilling and overwhelming at the same time! And at ANB Baby, we’re here to help you figure it all out.

The first thing you’ll want to do is set up a baby registry. You may be wondering, “Why should I set up a baby registry? Do I even need one?” It’s true that baby registries aren't a common practice in all parts of the world. Some cultures prefer to give baby gifts before the little one arrives, so the parents are prepared for their arrival. In other cultures, gifts are offered after the baby is born, and sometimes even when the baby reaches the 100-day milestone. So, if you feel a bit hesitant about assuming that people will shower you with gifts, that's completely okay. But trust us, there are five solid reasons why having a baby registry will be super helpful, regardless of cultural norms. Let’s take a closer look at our favorite baby registry perks.

Reason #1: It helps you stay organized.

Creating a baby registry offers the advantage of having a well-organized shopping list. With so many incredible products available for parents and babies nowadays, it's easy to lose track of what you actually need, want, have, or don't have. By setting up a baby registry, you can conveniently see the items you require and the quantities needed at a glance, ensuring that you don't end up over or under-prepared for your baby's arrival. ANB Baby is the perfect place to create your registry because we offer a wide selection of essential items that are carefully curated for their style, functionality, quality, and their positive impact on your family's health and the environment. 

Ready to get started? Read our tutorial on how to create a baby registry.

Reason #2: You’re more likely to receive items you’ll actually use and enjoy.

Creating a gift registry ensures that you receive items you genuinely want and will use. It can be disappointing to receive something that doesn't align with your style or that you're unlikely to use. By making a gift registry, you can let people know your preferences, allowing them to choose something that you and your baby will genuinely appreciate and enjoy. We understand that it might feel uncomfortable to directly tell friends and family what you want. If that's the case, you can always ask a close friend or family member to share your registry with them. You'll be surprised to discover how many people are eager to contribute and show their happiness for you by getting something meaningful from your list of baby registry essentials.

Reason #3: You reduce the odds of getting duplicate gifts.

One of our favorite baby registry benefits is that it helps prevent receiving duplicate gifts (which has happened to almost every parent out there). With a registry, you can keep track of the desired quantity for each item, and your gift-givers can easily see if something has been purchased or if you already have it. This way, they can choose something else from your registry that you'll find more useful and will still appreciate. No more unnecessary duplicates taking up space!

Is It Worth It? 5 Reasons You Should Create a Baby Registry

Reason #4: Some gift-givers need a little assistance.

Providing guidance to your gift-givers can be incredibly helpful, especially for those who haven't had babies themselves. Everyone wants to give you something that you'll absolutely love and use frequently, and it's especially meaningful when it reminds you of them. By clearly communicating what you would like to receive, you make their lives easier and ensure that they choose a gift that aligns with your preferences. Trust us, they’ll genuinely appreciate the guidance and be grateful for the opportunity to give you something you'll cherish.

Reason #5: It helps you get ready for the big day.

As your due date approaches, it's completely normal to experience a whirlwind of emotions, ranging from excitement to fear and anxiety. Creating a baby registry can help you relax, knowing that you have thoroughly planned, prepared, and either obtained or will be receiving everything you need for the early weeks and months of your baby’s life. Whether it's blankets and bassinets, essential gear like strollers and breast pumps, or those nice-to-have extras like swaddlers and cloth diapers, you can find them all at ANB Baby. This way, you'll be fully equipped for your baby's arrival whenever they decide to make their grand entrance into the world! Once your little one arrives, you can devote all your energy and time to cuddling and getting to know each other, knowing that you've taken care of the necessary preparations in advance.

Is It Worth It? 5 Reasons You Should Create a Baby Registry

The Takeaway

Setting up a baby registry is a great way to keep your journey into parenthood organized and stress-free, whether you're planning a baby shower or not. It's also a helpful tool to track the items you need and want for your little one. Whenever you come across a new and useful product, simply add it to your registry right away. You can continuously review and revise your ANB Baby Gift Registry throughout your pregnancy journey. Congratulations on this new chapter in your life! At ANB Baby, we're thrilled for you and ready to assist you in putting together your registry – let's get started!

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