Buying Guides

Knowing what to buy (and what not to buy) for your baby is an important part of parenting. Our baby buying guides help you navigate the world of baby products.

Baby Registry Guide for Green Moms

Looking for products that are good for your kiddo and the planet? Start with these baby registry must-haves -- eco-friendly gear and natural baby products and that don't compromise on quality, safety, or style.

Baby Shopping Guide

Going shopping for new items for your baby? Here are the must-haves (and the don't-needs) to help you shop smart.

Dads' Favorite Baby Gear

Check out the carriers, pacifiers, high chairs (and more) that these dads can't live without.

Baby Registry Guide for Second-Time Moms

Leave the wipes warmers and changing tables to the rookies. Now that you're a pro at this motherhood thing, you have a pretty good idea of what baby number two will need to get by. Consider this your cheat sheet of experienced-mom essentials.

How to Buy Baby Diapers on a Budget

Babies go through an incredible amount of diapers. Whether you are using cloth diapers or disposable ones, here are the best ways to stay on a budget.

Baby Products We Can't Live Without

You asked, we answered. We had real moms tell us which baby gear really got them through those first few roller-coaster months -- behold the 13 lifesavers you need to register for.

How to Buy Baby Formula on a Budget

To prevent Baby from eating through all of your money, be smart about your spending on baby formula. Here are some tips on how to save on formula costs, starting from when you leave the hospital.

Baby Essentials That Are OK to Buy Used

Save money on many baby items. With smart shopping, most of the things on your list are OK to buy used.

How to Buy Baby Clothes on a Budget

Shopping for baby clothes while on a budget doesn't have to be stressful. We'll tell you where and how to score a deal on your favorite little baby outfits.

Essential Gear for Baby's First Six Weeks

Babies don't really need a lot of gear the first few weeks at home. Despite the temptation to buy all the wonderful baby clothes and gadgets available, a few basics are all you and your baby need.

Because All Parents Should be Able to Afford to Diaper Their Babies

The White House has teamed up with Jet.com to offer affordable diapers to families in need.

Baby Items You Can Live Without

Before you register or buy something for baby, check out our list of products that aren't worth the splurge.

Checklist: Baby Basics Shopping List

Shopping for your newborn can be a daunting task, especially since there's such a huge variety of baby products on the market. How many undershirts, sleepers, bottles and burping cloths does your little one need? Which lotions and creams should you stock up on? What should you carry in your diaper bag? Our baby basics shopping list will help you figure out exactly what you'll need for the first few months. Print it up and take it with you on your next trip to the mall.

Baby Gear: The Necessities and the Niceties

What gear do you really need for your newborn -- and what can be considered a nice-to-have luxury? Find out here.

7 Cool Gadgets for the Baby's Nursery

Simple and innovative baby gear that makes caring for your newborn much easier.

10 Must-Have Eco-Friendly Finds for Mom & Baby

It's easy to be green with these great, environmentally safe products.

7 Safe Sunscreens

Seeking safe sunscreen? Shield baby's skin from the harsh rays with these natural lotions.

Baby Registry Guide for Small Spaces

Nothing makes a home feel like a closet faster than a bunch of baby gear. If maximizing square footage is a priority--and really, when is it not?--stick with products that are streamlined or serve multiple purposes. We rounded up the best space-savers on the market--add these to your registry, stat!

Must-Haves for New Moms

What you really need for the first weeks with baby.

Ways to Save Money on Baby Stuff

We talked to Angie Wynne from babycheapskate.com for tips on saving money on baby stuff.

Baby Basics Shopping Checklist

Make baby feel at home by creating the perfect nursery. Use this checklist to stock up on the essentials for nursery, bath, and feeding.

Gotta Have It: A Fuss-Free Thermometer for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Taking your sick kid's temperature has never been so easy.

How to Buy Baby Toys on a Budget

There are plenty of ways to save on baby toys -- including making them yourself! We'll tell you how to stock your munchkin's playroom on a budget.

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