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If you're planning to have a baby in a city, you're going to need a city-specific baby registry. You'll learn quickly that the gear your BFF or sister-in-law or college roommate in the suburbs swears by isn't necessarily the right fit for your urban parenting experience, filled with small spaces, subway stairs, apartment life and more.

There's another truth about city parenting: we want what we want, when we want it, from wherever we want to get it. Which is why we've partnered with Babylist on our City Baby Registry Picks. Babylist lets you put anything (yes, we mean anything) on your registry, from any store or website you love. Because in a city of possibilities, your baby should have them too, right?

Since we know "anything" can be overwhelming for a new parent, we’ve curated a City Baby Registry filled with our favorite baby brands and products. All you have to do to add them to your registry now is sign up for a Babylist registry, add the Babylist button, then click on each link to add the product to your own Babylist registry. Here's what to add to your city baby registry now:

Bugaboo Cameleon³

Bugaboo’s got a lock on mobility in the city, with its smart design, sleek style and rugged durability. The new limited edition bugaboo cameleon³ elements will give your city life a breath of fresh air with new colors, soft materials and special details that are all inspired by nature. Details like a hand-stitched faux leather handlebar and carry handle scream luxury. Register here.

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Tula Baby Carrier

Babywearing is clutch when you’re a city mama, and Tula’s got some of the best (and best looking!). This cool Jet version can be used for a front or back carry, and provides an ergonomic M-position seat supporting optimal development for your baby. Tula can be used from birth (with an infant insert) on up through 45 lbs, and the brand even has a toddler carrier so you can babywear on up to 60 lbs!. Register here.

Britax B-Safe 35 XE Series Infant Car Seat

There’s no brand we trust more for our kiddo’s car safety than Britax, and this infant car seat’s the best first ride your baby’s going to get. The B-Safe has tons of innovative safety technology to create a safe space that goes far beyond federal standards, plus it’s space-efficient and lightweight, which makes taking it in and out of cars and cabs a breeze. Register here.

Natti-Natti Rainbow Snuggles Blanket

We can’t get enough of the sweet designs by Natti-Natti, made right here in our hometown of Brooklyn. This super soft organic cotton snuggle blanket’s screen printed by hand using eco-friendly ink, and features a pattern drawn by the Swedish designer’s own daughter. How sweet is that? Register here.

Loyal Hana Christy Nursing Top

If you thought you could go back to your regular wardrobe postpartum, think again. Especially if you’re breastfeeding. No need to sacrifice style, city mama. Loyal Hana’s fashion-forward pieces feature hidden zipper gussets at the chest to allow for easy and discreet nursing. We love this Christy top from the new fall line. Register here.

Dyson AM10 Humidifier

Any veteran mom will tell you: a humidifier is a nursery must-have. Dyson’s AM10 version is the trifecta: quiet, clean and long-lasting. It’s the first humidifier certified 99.9% bacteria-free by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America*, and can automatically adjust to the perfect humidity for up to 18 hours. It uses ultraviolet light to cleanse every drop of water and serves as a high-velocity fan in the summer so you never need to store it away. Register here.

Primary Bodysuit Set

You cannot underestimate the importance of an awesome basic and Primary’s got the market down. Tagless and 100% super-soft cotton rib, you’ll want to layer these soft, totally reasonably priced onesies under everything, including, of course, other Primary baby styles. Register here.

Nook Niche Feeding Pillow

When it comes to breastfeeding, the right support is everything. Nook’s organic Niche pillow will be the foundation of every feed, with its ample surface area and cozy breathable fabric. You’ll also lean on the Niche for snuggling, playtime and tummy time for baby, not to mention side-sleeping or arm-resting for you! Register here.

Bamboobies Nursing Pads

You don’t know what you don’t know about breastfeeding, so we’ll share a secret we learned along the way: your breasts will leak at the most embarrassing moments. Make sure you’re not caught with milk on your shirt by stocking up on Bamboobies ultra-soft, eco-friendly nursing pads for both day and night. They’re not only absorbent, they’re also washable! Register here.

Babynes Formula Dispenser

If you’ve got formula in your future, or are just preparing for the unknown, Babynes’s wi-fi-enabled formula dispenser is a must-have. It makes a perfectly measured, lump-free formula bottle at just the right temperature with the touch of a button. The Babynes uses single-serve capsules in 6 different formulations inspired from Breast milk evolution, and the bottle-making process takes under one minute. Register here.

Munchkin STEP Diaper Pail

Baby poop stinks. Especially when you live in a small apartment. Munchkin’s new STEP diaper pail has a self-sealing system to lock in odors, a lavender baking soda puck to absorb the stench and offers two Arm & Hammer bag systems for disposal. Plus for every diaper pail purchased, Munchkin will plant a tree. Register here.

Babyganics Ultra Absorbent Diapers

If you’re going to go the disposable diaper route (no judgement here!), choose something that’s as baby-safe as it is effective. Babyganics diapers are made with plant-based ingredients, and are fragrance, chlorine, latex and petroleum-free. Plus they’re made with 100% natural NeoNourish Seed Oil Blend to help nurture baby’s soft skin. Register here.

Paintzen DIY Kit

Take the stress out of your nursery decor by getting a paint job from Paintzen. With their online quoting engine, all you have to do is answer a few questions about your nursery, and you’ll get a locally adjusted price, all inclusive of labor, paint and supplies. Rather do it yourself? This Paintzen Kit has everything you need to get the job done. Register here.

Bebe Au Lait Muslin Sheets

One of our favorite breastfeeding accessories brands is moving into nursery decor and we’re liking what we’re seeing….and feeling. Bebe Au Lait’s soft and breathable 100% muslin crib sheets will keep your baby cozy and cool all night long. This bright peacock print is one of our faves, but there’s plenty of styles to suit your room. Register here.

SmartyPants Prenatal Complete Gummy Vitamins

A nutrient-rich prenatal vitamin can make a big difference in your pregnancy health. SmartyPants prenatals are filled with sustainable, bio-safe ingredients, and free of synthetic colors, flavors and preservatives. Plus they taste almost as delicious as your fave pre-pregnancy indulgent meal at your fave city restaurant. Almost. Register here.

Nanit Smart Baby Monitor

This futuristic baby monitor goes above and beyond the standard design. Using “computer vision” in its camera, Nanit learns how your baby moves, and helps you identify sleep issues by tracking sleep patterns, parent visits, room conditions and much more. The best part? It provides a highlight reel in the morning so you can get a better night’s sleep. Register here.

Dyson V8 Absolute Cord-free Vacuum

Babies are often scared of vacuums — and for good reason! They’re loud, come with scary cords and stir up dirt, which is a real bummer when you’re floor-bound and have tiny lungs. Dyson’s new V8 Absolute is a cord-free revelation that works (quietly) on hard floors and carpets, and includes HEPA filtration to capture allergens and expel cleaner air than the air you breathe! Register here.

Rose & Rex Sleepy Wakey Bambi

In a world of technology overload, Rose & Rex’s imaginative toys are refreshingly analog. All the shop’s toys -- including this adorable Sleepy Wakey Bambi -- are thoughtfully selected by education professionals, teachers, and child development experts to foster well-rounded skill building. Register here.

LeSportsac Baby Utility Backpack

We get that you don’t want a regular diaper bag, mama. You’re too chic for that. But there’s a reason diaper bags do, in fact, exist -- because they’ve got all the components you need for baby. LeSportsac’s backpack diaper bag is a happy medium: it looks like a smart, streamlined backpack, but it’s got compartments galore, a baby changing pad, pockets for bottles, and much more. Register here.

Barley + Oats Deluxe Cookie Sampler

Not everything on baby’s registry has to be for baby. Barley + Oats delicious superfoods are filled with essential nutrients that women need during their childbearing years to help with female health, fertility, pregnancy, fetal development and breastfeeding support. For NYC moms, Barley + Oats will cook and deliver entire meals; but the brand’s cookies, granola, teas, herbal coffee + gift bundles are shipped nationwide. Update: Barley + Oats is now closed.

This post is sponsored by Babylist.

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If there's one thing you learn as a new mama, it's that routine is your friend. Routine keeps your world spinning, even when you're trucking along on less than four hours of sleep. Routine fends off tantrums by making sure bellies are always full and errands aren't run when everyone's patience is wearing thin. And routine means naps are taken when they're supposed to, helping everyone get through the day with needed breaks.

The only problem? Life doesn't always go perfectly with the routine. When my daughter was born, I realized quickly that, while her naps were the key to a successful (and nearly tear-free!) day, living my life according to her nap schedule wasn't always possible. There were groceries to fetch, dry cleaning to pick up, and―if I wanted to maintain any kind of social life―lunch dates with friends to enjoy.

Which is why the Ergobaby Metro Compact City Stroller was such a life-saver. While I loved that it was just 14 pounds (perfect for hoisting up the stairs to the subway or in the park) and folds down small enough to fit in an airplane overhead compartment (you know, when I'm brave enough to travel again!), the real genius of this pint-sized powerhouse is that it doesn't skimp on comfort.

Nearly every surface your baby touches is padded with plush cushions to provide side and lumbar support to everything from their sweet head to their tiny tush―it has 40% more padding than other compact strollers. When nap time rolls around, I could simply switch the seat to its reclined position with an adjustable leg rest to create an instant cozy nest for my little one.

There's even a large UV 50 sun canopy to throw a little shade on those sleepy eyes. And my baby wasn't the only one benefiting from the comfortable design― the Metro is the only stroller certified "back healthy" by the AGR of Germany, meaning mamas get a much-needed break too.

I also appreciate how the Metro fits comfortably into my life. The sleek profile fits through narrow store aisles as easily as it slides up to a table when I'm able to meet a pal for brunch. Plus, the spring suspension means the tires absorb any bumps along our way―helping baby stay asleep no matter where life takes us. When it's time to take my daughter out, it folds easily with one hand and has an ergonomic carry handle to travel anywhere we want to go.

Life will probably never be as predictable as I'd like, but at least with our Metro stroller, I know my child will be cradled with care no matter what crosses our path.

This article is sponsored by Ergobaby. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Motherly and mamas.

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After quite a wait (he was born last week) Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have finally revealed their baby boy’s name and it isn’t what the internet was expecting.

While Kim had previously hinted at the name Robert, after her late father and her brother, the couple went with a name that makes sense given Kanye’s new Sunday Services.

Baby number four for the Kardashian-Wests is called Psalm West, his mom announced via Instagram.

Psalm is the fourth child for Kim and Kanye, who are already raising 5-year-old North, 3-year-old Saint and 1-year-old Chicago.

Welcome to the family Psalm!

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Back in the day, when I saw my mom sporting a fanny pack, I cringed. I was a tween, and my mom was utterly embarrassing with her nylon belt bag. Flash forward a couple of decades and as I juggle four kids at a playground while my tote keeps slipping off my shoulder, I find myself thinking, "Maybe, just maybe, my mom was onto something."

And I'm not the only one. That's right friends, fanny packs are BACK. Why? Well, for celebs and fashion-types, it's because everything that was once old must always be reincarnated.

But for us mamas, there is one simple resounding answer: The bag is incredibly convenient. It allows us to have our hands free—to, ya know, change a diaper or put a bandage on a knee—and it also forces us to pare down the litany of items we'll throw into our purses before we head out the door. Like, those ten extra snacks or a juice box or a coloring book — the items that result in your purse suddenly weighing 50 pounds.

Oh, and this just in: You can also sling a fanny pack around your body, now. We've got options!

Is it the ultimate mom bag? Listen, we're not going to say it is. But we're also not going to say it's not. Catch our drift? And if you see yourself in a mirror while sporting your new belt bag, we dare you not to start singing, "I'm too sexy for… my fanny pack."

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Shop our favorite patterns and styles below, some of which start as low as 6 bucks.

Dagne Dover Ace Fanny Pack, $85.00

Dagne Dover Ace Fanny Pack

This just in: We all need more neoprene in our lives! We're loving the yellow lace design detail, and the fact that this one has a key clip and card holder inside, too.

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Pam & Gela Leopard Print Belt Bag, $105.00

Pam & Gela Leopard Print Belt Bag

We're just going to say it: One can never have too much leopard in their closet. This one will definitely spice up your daily jeans and t-shirt outfit.

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Herschel Supply Co. Fifteen Belt Bag, $30.00

Herschel Supply Co. Fifteen Belt Bag

Durable? Check. Fun colors? Check. Cute Herschel logo badge on the front? Check.

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Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag 1L, $38.00

Lululemon Everywhere Belt Bag 1L


Yes, you need a sporty fanny pack, too. This one is perfect when you're heading to Saturday morning yoga.

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Sun Squad Cooler Fanny Pack, $6.00

Sun Squad Fanny Pack Cooler Grapefruit

A insulated fanny pack that keeps snacks cool? Amen!

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State Crosby Fanny Pack, $42.00

State Crosby Fanny Pack

Proof that fanny packs can be uber-hip (and sleek!) at the same time.

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No Boundaries Fanny Pack, $5.97

No Boundaries Fanny Pack

This sweet-pea pattern screams, "Spring!" and at this price, we might buy two.

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Lola Los Angeles Moonbeam Belt Bag, $28.00

Lola Los Angeles Moonbeam

We're loving the nylon fabric and cool Lola badge on this one, which also comes in black, red and maroon.

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Tee Shirt and Jeans Janie Fanny Pack, $11.99

Tee Shirt and Jeans Janie Fanny Pack

This one had us at pompoms. Oh, and that price. Sold!

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MZ Wallace Metro Belt Bag, $145.00

MZ Wallace Metro Belt Bag

Moms everywhere love MZ Wallace for their crazy parenting-friendly totes, and turns out they make an equally utilitarian belt bag in a variety of fun hues and patterns.

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Gucci Ophidia Small Suede Belt Bag, $1,390.00

What's that? You only wear designer bags? Fear not, they've adapted to the fanny pack trend (except they refer to the style as a "belt bag,") and this Gucci stunner will transition seamlessly from the park to date night.

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Clare V. Perforated Leather Fanny Pack, $299.00

Clare V. Perforated Leather Fanny Pack

The epitome of cool-girl bag brands, Clare V. has brought its chic aesthetic to the fanny pack category, and we couldn't be happier about that. We adore the perforated leather of this bag, as well as the high-contrast zipper.

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Jansport Fifth Avenue Fanny Pack, $17.00

Jansport Fifth Avenue Fanny Pack

If we're going to go the fanny pack route, we might as well go the whole way, right? Right. And nothing screams "90s!" like a Jansport bag. The good news is they haven't raised their prices too much in the past two decades.

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Nike Benassi Just Do It Fanny Pack Slide Sandal, $50.00

Nike Benassi Just Do It Fanny Pack Slide Sandal

Okay, okay, this isn't a true fanny pack per se. It's better! It's actually two amazing '90s trends packed into one perfect product. We give you... the fanny pack slide!

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Mornings can be so rough making sure everyone has what they need for the day and managing to get out the door on time. A recent survey by Indeed found that 60% of new moms say managing a morning routine is a significant challenge, and another new survey reveals just why that is.

The survey, by snack brand Nutri-Grain, suggests that all the various tasks and child herding parents take on when getting the family out the door in the morning adds up to basically an extra workday every week!

Many parents will tell you that it can take a couple of hours to get out of the house each morning person, and as the survey found, most of us need to remind the kids "at least twice in the morning to get dressed, brush their teeth, or put on their shoes."

According to Nutri-Grain, by the end of the school year, the average parent will have asked their children to hurry up almost 540 times across the weekday mornings.

We totally get it. It's hard to wait on little ones when we have a very grown-up schedule to get on with, but maybe the world needs to realize that kids just aren't made to be fast.

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As Rachel Macy Stafford, the author of Hands Free Mama, Hands Free Life, writes, having a child who wants to enjoy and marvel at the world while mama is trying to rush through it is hard.

"Whenever my child caused me to deviate from my master schedule, I thought to myself, 'We don't have time for this.' Consequently, the two words I most commonly spoke to my little lover of life were: 'Hurry up.'" she explains.

We're always telling our kids to hurry up, but maybe, maybe, we should be telling ourselves—and society—to slow down.

That's what Stafford did. She took "hurry up" out of her vocabulary and in doing so made that extra workday worth of time into quality time with her daughter, instead of crunch time. She worked on her patience, and let her daughter marvel at the world or slow down when she had to.

"To help us both, I began giving her a little more time to prepare if we had to go somewhere. And sometimes, even then, we were still late. Those were the times I assured myself that I will be late only for a few years, if that, while she is young."

It's great advice, but unless we mamas can get the wider world on board, it's hard to put into practice. When the school bus comes at 7:30 am and you've gotta be at the office at 8 am, when the emails start coming before you're out of bed or your pay gets docked if you punch in five minutes late, it is hard to slow down.

So to those who are making the schedules the rest of us have to live by, to the employers and the school boards and the wider culture, we ask: Can we slow down?

Indeed's survey suggests that the majority of moms would benefit from a more flexible start time at work and the CDC suggests that starting school later would help students.

Mornings are tough for parents, but they don't have to be as hard as they are.

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If you've ever shopped at Vineyard Vines you know two things. One, it's simply adorable. Like, the stuff that Nantucket dreams are made of. Stripes, checks, plaids and pinstripes in soft pastel hues for the entire family. Even the dog.

And second, you know that in order to achieve such a crisp, cool East Coast vibe that will look oh-so-perfect in your professionally-shot family photo you'll have to pay. Nope, that wee whale logo is not cheap, folks. How much are we talking? In the range of $50 for a boys button-down shirt or $70 for a girls madras dress (to be fair, it does have flutter sleeves and holy cannoli it might just be worth the price tag!). The good news is that we can verify the quality is top notch—my two sons regularly receive my nephews' hand me downs and even after being worn by four boys, they're still in top-notch condition.

Needless to say, for those of us with a penchant for prep on a tighter clothing budget, the news of Target's Vineyard Vines collaboration was music to our ears. We've actually tried the product and we're drooling... over the styles, the quality and the prices! Comprised of more than 300 pieces, the collection is priced from $2 to $120, with most of it costing below $35.

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Let's say it together, friends: Yassss!

Check out our favorite pieces for the whole family below.

Vineyard Vines for Target Women's Sleeveless Ruffle Tie Waisted Midi V-Neck Dress

Price: $35

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Vineyard Vines for Target Baby Ruffle School of Whales Sleeveless Bodysuit

Vineyard Vines for Target Baby Ruffle School of Whales Sleeveless Bodysuit

Price: $12

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Vineyard Vines for Target  Boys' Short Sleeve Polo Shirt

Vineyard Vines for Target  Boys' Short Sleeve Polo Shirt

Price: $16

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Vineyard Vines for Target Men's Striped Swim Trunks

Vineyard Vines for Target Men's Striped Swim Trunks

Price: $25

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Vineyard Vines for Target Girls' Striped Scoop Neck Romper

Vineyard Vines for Target Girls' Striped Scoop Neck Romper

Price: $20

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Vineyard Vines for Target Toddler Boys' 1/4 Zip Pullover Sweatshirt

Vineyard Vines for Target Toddler Boys' 1/4 Zip Pullover Sweatshirt

Price: $16

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Vineyard Vines for Target Women's Blue One-Piece Swimsuit

Vineyard Vines for Target Women's Blue One-Piece Swimsuit

Price:$35

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Vineyard Vines for Target Women's Women's Gingham Long Sleeve Shirtdress

Vineyard Vines for Target Women's Women's Gingham Long Sleeve Shirtdress

Price: $35

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Vineyard Vines for Target Throw Blankets & Pillows

Vineyard Vines for Target Throw Blankets & Pillows

Price: $25-$30

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Vineyard Vines for Target Pet Accessories

Vineyard Vines for Target Pet Accessories

Price: $6-$11

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