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Registry Checklist for Multiples

Baby stores have huge lists of things to buy — and none of them even address twins (or triplets or more!). Here’s what you really need for your multiples.
ByExcerpted from The Baby Bump, Twins and Triplets Edition
Updated
February 28, 2017
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Furniture/bedding
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Cribs (your babies may be able to share in the beginning, but they start wriggling around pretty quickly, so 1 per baby)
[]  Crib mattresses (1 per baby) and covers
[]  2–3 fitted crib sheets (per crib)
[]  Dresser (depending on how many babies you have, you may be able to fit all of their stuff in 1 large dresser)
[]  Changing table

Gear
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 High chairs (1 per baby)
[]  Swing (buy 1 and see if you need more down the line)
[]  Bouncer seat or rocker (you may be able to get away with having just 1 here, too)
[]  Car seats (1 per baby/no skimping here!)
[]  Car window shade
[]  Stroller (choose one that can accommodate all of your babies)
[]  Umbrella stroller (You only really need one stroller, but it’s good to also have an umbrella stroller for travel.)
[]  Baby slings or carriers
[]  Diaper bag
[]  Changing mat (just get 1 of these)
[]  Diaper pail and liner
[]  Activity mat (get a big one that can accommodate all of your babies)

Safety/health
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 Baby monitor
[]  Pacifiers
[]  Thermometer
[]  Nasal aspirator
[]  Baby nail clippers
[]  First-aid kit
[]  Infant bathtub
[]  2 hooded bath towels per baby
[]  4 washcloths per baby
[]  Baby shampoo and wash
[]  Brush and comb set
[]  Diaper rash cream
[]  Diapers (start with at least 2 cases of newborn size)

Clothing
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 4–6 undershirts per baby
[]  4–6 receiving blankets per baby
[]  4–6 long-sleeved onesies per baby
[]  4 sleep sacks per baby
[]  Caps/mittens

Feeding 
[] 
Breast pump
[]  Multiples nursing pillow
[]  4–8 bibs per baby
[]  Burp cloths
[]  10–16 bottles per baby (Seem like a lot? Babies go through these very quickly. You’ll be happy when you aren’t spending your days washing out plastic bottles.)
[]  Insulated bottle tote
[]  Bottle brush
[]  Bottle sterilizer
[]  Bottle warmers
[]  Dishwasher caddy

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