September 15, 2023

Our UPPAbaby Registry Guide: Handpicked Must-Have Products for First-Time Parents
by UPPAbaby
  • A child smiling at mom while snug in their UPPAbaby Vista V2 stroller.

Hey there, soon-to-be parents! We can sense the flutter of excitement. You’re on the cusp of a beautiful journey, and we are thrilled to walk alongside you. Amidst all the learning of nursery rhymes and baby clothes shopping, it’s natural to feel slightly overwhelmed by the notion of creating a baby registry. But hey, every parent has been there! At UPPAbaby, we want to transform this task into a delightful experience for you. Our goal? To make the journey of parenthood about cherishing every moment, including this one. Here’s our handpicked guide to essential products that’ll ease your introduction to the world of parenthood.


What Is a Baby Registry and When to Start One?

A child laying down in their UPPAbaby Remi Playard.


A baby registry is essentially your wish list—a beacon during those moments when you wonder if you’re truly prepared for your baby’s grand entrance. We’ve all had those questions—”Have I forgotten something crucial?” or “Is this the safest option for my baby?” Think of your baby registry as your personalized roadmap, ensuring you’re not just well-equipped but that you’re selecting the safest and most durable items for your little one’s first year. From strollers to swaddles, it’s your compass in the sea of parenting decisions, guiding friends and family to gifts on your registry checklist that align with your wishes.

So, when’s the right time to dive into your baby registry? Every parenting journey is unique, and it’s important to remember that there’s no fixed timeline; parents can start at a time that feels right for them. Whenever you decide to start, allow yourself time to research, explore and yes, change your mind a couple of times because, let’s face it, it happens! Be sure to give yourself ample time to prepare your baby registry for baby showers and gatherings, ensuring your loved ones can contribute meaningfully.


Crafting Your Registry Checklist: Our Handpicked List


UPPAbaby Stroller


UPPAbaby Vista V2 

An UPPAbaby Vista V2 Stroller with the UPPAbaby Mesa V2 Infant Car Seat configuration | Gregory | Blue Mélange | Silver Frame | Saddle Leather | Piggyback ride-along board accessory An UPPAbaby Vista V2 Stroller with the UPPAbaby Mesa V2 Infant Car Seat configuration | Gregory | Blue Mélange | Silver Frame | Saddle Leather | Piggyback ride-along board accessory


Meet the fan-favorite, single-to-double stroller! The UPPAbaby Vista V2 isn’t just any stroller; it’s your reliable companion for everyday moments, transforming routine outings into memorable excursions. Think Sunday mornings at the local café, catching up with friends, while your little one enjoys the outdoors from the comfort of their car seat. Here to accommodate each new chapter, the Vista V2 has an adaptable design that grows with your family. Simply add the RumbleSeat accessory to stroll with two or the PiggyBack ride-along board to accommodate up to three!


UPPAbaby Cruz V2 

An UPPAbaby Cruz V2 Stroller | Theo | Dark Taupe | Silver Frame | Chestnut Leather An UPPAbaby Cruz V2 Stroller | Theo | Dark Taupe | Silver Frame | Chestnut Leather


And for those tight corners in crowded spaces? The UPPAbaby Cruz V2 shines; its sleek frame and versatile design help make navigating city life a breeze. With its advanced all-wheel suspension system, this urban companion ensures a smooth ride, absorbing pesky bumps from uneven city streets, so your baby enjoys uninterrupted serenity. The extendable, UPF 50+ canopy offers generous protection from sun and other elements, allowing for safe and enjoyable outings no matter the weather.


Stroller Add-Ons


UPPAbaby Performance Rain Shield

An UPPAbaby Performance Rain Shield for Vista, Vista 2, Cruz, and Cruz V2. An UPPAbaby Performance Rain Shield for Vista, Vista 2, Cruz, and Cruz V2.


There’s no need to let a drizzle dampen your outdoor plans. With the UPPAbaby Performance Rain Shield designed for the Vista and Cruz strollers, you and your baby can still enjoy that refreshing stroll while staying dry and protected from unexpected showers. Designed with a clear visibility panel, your baby can interact with the surrounding world while keeping them snug and dry.


UPPAbaby CozyGanoosh

An UPPAbaby CozyGanoosh | Lucy | Rosewood Mélange.An UPPAbaby CozyGanoosh | Lucy | Rosewood Mélange.


Winter walks just got cozier! As the chilly breeze swirls, the UPPAbaby CozyGanoosh wraps your little one in warmth, so every winter wonderland adventure feels like a snug embrace.


UPPAbaby Car Seats 


UPPAbaby Mesa Max Infant Car Seat

An UPPAbaby Mesa Max Infant Car Seat | Greyson | Charcoal Melange | Merino Wool. An UPPAbaby Mesa Max Infant Car Seat | Greyson | Charcoal Melange | Merino Wool.


A gentle lullaby playing, the open road ahead, and the reassuring feeling that your baby is nestled safely in the backseat. This isn’t just a car ride—it can be an intimate bonding experience, and every journey is filled with memories in the making. 

The UPPAbaby Mesa Max blends superior comfort and safety into every journey with your baby. Featuring an included base with a load leg for additional stability and energy absorption as well as an intuitive SmartSecure® System with visual indicators, assures seamless and secure installation every time. The headrest, outfitted with absorbing EPP foam, offers optimal impact protection, while the adjustable no-rethread harness effortlessly adapts to your growing child. With its extra-large UPF 25+ canopy and breathable performance fabric, each drive transforms into a cool, serene adventure, giving you peace of mind for both scenic explorations and daily errands.


Car Seat Add-Ons


UPPAbaby Easy-Fit Sunshade

An UPPAbaby Easy-Fit Sunshade.An UPPAbaby Easy-Fit Sunshade.


Sunny days are meant for getting out and about! But when the sun’s rays are a bit too strong, the Easy-Fit Sunshade easily suctions to your car windows, ensuring that your baby enjoys the view without the glare.


UPPAbaby In-Home

Every corner of your home will soon be a space for memories, laughter, and first milestones. To make it as accommodating as possible, here are the reccomended In-Home items to add to  your baby registry:


UPPAbaby Remi Playard

An UPPAbaby Remi Playard | Charlie | Sand mélange.An UPPAbaby Remi Playard | Charlie | Sand mélange.


The UPPAbaby Remi Playard allows you to multitask around the house while keeping your little one safely at your side. Not only does it offer a spacious area for them to safely play, but the all-mesh sides ensure breathability and allow you to keep a watchful eye. It’s like giving them their own little playground right in your living room!


UPPAbaby Remi Changing Station

An UPPAbaby Remi Changing Station on Remi | Stella | Grey Brushed Mélange.An UPPAbaby Remi Changing Station | Stella | Grey Brushed Mélange.


With the UPPAbaby Remi Changing Station, you’re acquiring more than just a changing surface; you’re investing in a versatile, functional hub that effortlessly adapts to your dynamic needs. Easily transform your Remi playard into a convenient changing station that promises to make diaper changes a swift and comfortable experience for both you and your little one.

Boasting a large wipeable surface, cleanliness is just a swift swipe away, allowing for hassle-free upkeep. Designed with convenience in mind, it rotates out of the way when not in use, ensuring that you have ample space to enjoy other joyful activities with your baby. Even in storage mode, it remains securely attached, ready to transition back to a changing station whenever needed. Its folding feature not only facilitates easy storage but also makes it a breeze to take along during travel, providing a familiar changing environment for your baby wherever you go. Suitable for use up to 30 lbs., this changing station is a practical addition and a trustworthy ally in the delightful journey of parenthood.


UPPAbaby Bassinet Stand

An UPPAbaby Bassinet Stand | Grey.An UPPAbaby Bassinet Stand | Grey.


It’s a weekend morning, and you want to relish those few extra minutes in bed, but your little bundle of joy wants to be near. Enter the UPPAbaby Bassinet Stand. Designed to effortlessly fit your UPPAbaby bassinet, it’s not just about functionality; it’s about those serene moments when your baby is close yet comfortably resting in their own space.


UPPAbaby Bassinet Hamper Insert

An UPPAbaby Bassinet Hamper Insert on White Bassinet StandAn UPPAbaby Bassinet Hamper Insert.


As the day ends, you’re marveling at the third outfit change. Those tiny clothes pile up! Slide the UPPAbaby Bassinet Hamper Insert into your bassinet stand and voila, it transforms into a catch-all for those adorable outfits. Who knew laundry could feel this chic?


UPPAbaby Accessories

You know those surprise Sunday brunch invitations or sudden rain showers when you’re at the park? In those moments, you realize it’s the small additions to your parenting toolkit that can make all the difference. Accessories are not just ‘add-ons’; they can be lifelines that make those outings smoother and shouldn’t be left off your registry checklist.


UPPAbaby Changing Backpack

An UPPAbaby Changing Backpack | Gregory | Blue Mélange | Saddle LeatherAn UPPAbaby Changing Backpack | Gregory | Blue Mélange | Saddle Leather


It’s a sunny day at the park, laughter is filling the air, and suddenly you realize it’s time for a quick diaper change. With the UPPAbaby Changing Backpack, there’s no frantic search. Every essential is right where it should be, allowing you to get back to enjoying those special moments. Fabric and leather details coordinate with stroller fashions so they can match, enhancing your style effortlessly. Moreover, it easily attaches to the stroller with included stroller straps for added convenience, making transitions smoother. It’s not just a bag; it’s a symbol of how being prepared means more time cherishing those spontaneous giggles and playful tugs. The perfect blend of style and efficiency, it’s an ally in the unpredictable journey of parenthood.


UPPAbaby Remi Playard Canopy

An UPPAbaby Remi Canopy.An UPPAbaby Remi Canopy.


You’ve planned that garden picnic, but the sun is just a tad too bright. Shield your little explorer with the UPPAbaby Remi Canopy. Designed for the Remi Playard, it not only offers UPF 50+ protection but also has a zip-out mesh panel for breezy ventilation. So, while your baby is taking in the world, they’re also safe from it.


Your First Steps into Parenthood

UPPAbaby Registry Items


Being a first-time parent can feel like you’re being handed a map to an unfamiliar place. It’s both thrilling and overwhelming. We’ve walked this journey, and we’ve got you. Every UPPAbaby product that you add to your baby registry is a symbol of our commitment to making your parenting journey smoother. At UPPAbaby, we believe we are not merely a provider of products; we are your steadfast partner in the beautiful journey of parenthood. So, take a moment, embrace the excitement, trust yourself, and know we’re right here with you, every (baby) step of the way. Welcome to the UPPAbaby family!