Okay ladies, so Dh and my mom went with me on Saturday to register at babies R US and I had a total freak out. I had only been in the store once or twice before and had told myself before we went that I wasn't going to, but i did. I was like a deer in the headlights. not to mention having the numb leg issue the whole time.
So after mom and I discovered that I am probably not going to find my dream stroller/pram in any local store, I know I went scanner happy. I know I don't need the pack n play plus the bassinet and that no I don't need twenty bazillion fitted sheets.
The high light was when I was shaking the cribs mom and DH busted out laughing and I said "Well that's what the baby gizmo book says to do" which made me laugh yeah I am sooo a first time mom. Then the best part came after that I had to pee so I tell Dh to pick out a mattress, when I get back mom told me not to freak out "cus your husband just picked the most expensive one in the store." I asked him why and he said" I don't know it looked good and sounded like what our baby would want to sleep on. I didn't look at the price."
I still plan on registering at Target, but mostly fo rthe things i know i want there , and the things i forgot at baby r us.
like a few bottles, Brest pump, and a boppy, plus the swing and bouncy thingy the list I am sure goes on.
So for my question anyone else feel completely overwhelmed by registry or buying baby gear?
Also the stroller issue, I didn't really want a travel system, but I am getting the baby trend car seat, there is a Jogger stroller that is also baby trend and compatible, but it doesn't fold small enough to fit in my trunk.
I do not want a stroller with cheap plastic wheels, a friend of mine went through like 3 strollers in the first 8 months. Once the wheel cracks it is useless. I want a nice one but was hoping for one that worked from birth to toddlerhood.
I am probably doomed since I can not get over the one my mom had for me and she used for her daycare well in to the late 90's, it was and old graco from the 80's and converted several ways from pram style, lying flat with bay facing you to 3 other upright positions and a foot rest that fold up or down and was easy to fold and fit in almost any car. All the fabric came off and could be machine washed.
So any suggestions would be great, but while I was looking online it seems as if there is no all in one in a decent price range, or that didn't have detachable bassinet / seat.
This has me in tears wishing, my mom would have never sold off everything in the day care including my baby stroller.
sorry for the long post.