Because public transportation, city sidewalks, taxis and traffic are common for urban dwellers, today Gugu Guru along with our team of Concierge experts selected our favorite On the Go picks for city babies. Navigating an urban environment with baby in tow can be tricky, unless you have the right products – and getting those products? That can be even trickier! Unless you have Jet.com! Jet.com makes it easy to order everything you need for heading into the world with baby; free shipping on orders over $35 and free returns? Yes, please! The free shipping minimum is easy to reach, and with 2-day delivery on thousands of essentials, you’ll get your stuff fast — no membership needed.
7AM Enfant Blanket 212 Evolution – Unless you live in 60+ degree weather all year round, a stroller muff is definitely an essential for on the go city living. This one from 7am Enfant is not only functional, it’s super chic too.
aden by aden + anais car seat canopy – dashing – The aden by aden + anais 100% cotton muslin car seat canopy allows you to create a stimulation-free space or a shady oasis for your baby while you are out and about.
Baby Jogger Summit X3 Multi Terrain Swivel Wheel Single Jogging Stroller, Black – With its patented quick fold technology, you can fold your stroller with one hand, which means if you’re hopping on and off the subway and there’s a possibility you’re going to have to fold up the stroller, this is the one for you. This 3 Wheel Stroller has 16″ rear and 12″ front air filled tires with front wheel lock mounted on the handlebar for easy conversions between jogger and stroller mode, meaning you can use for jogging and everyday use. All wheel suspension system soaks up road bumps making it the perfect all terrain stroller, especially for going over cobblestone streets or cracked sidewalks.
Baby K’tan ORIGINAL Baby Carrier – One must-have for any parent is a great carrier that keeps baby close, while still being comfortable for parents and ergonomic for baby. We love the Baby K’Tan because it’s as comfy as your favorite t-shirt, with no complicated wrapping or buckles. Trust us – simplicity comes in really handy when you’re an urban dweller.
Baby Trend Snap-N-Go Universal Double – Baby Trend Snap N Go EX Universal Infant Car Seat Carrier is one of our top recommendations for minimalist families. The Snap N Go turns your infant car seat into a travel stroller so you don’t need to have a a whole, bulky and often expensive stroller system.
Baby Trend Snap-N-Go Universal Single – Baby Trend Snap N Go EX Universal Infant Car Seat Carrier is one of our top recommendations for minimalist families. The Snap N Go turns your infant car seat into a travel stroller so you don’t need to have a a whole, bulky and often expensive stroller system.
BABYBJÖRN Baby Carrier One – For moms on-the-go in a city, babywearing is key! We love BABYBJÖRN’s Baby Carrier One to take your new little one on adventures around the city and beyond. The Carrier One has ergonomic leg position for with a wide seat area for the baby, and extra padding in the shoulder straps as well as good stability in the waist belt, making it easy to tote the baby around on you for hours, without feeling any strain or pain! The Carrier One can be worn in the front or back, and from infant stage and beyond – no infant insert needed.
BABYBJÖRN Cover For Baby Carrier, Black – Plan on wearing baby a lot? You’ll want this all weather cover that can be used for when baby is either facing you or forward.
BABYBJÖRN Travel Crib Light- Silver & Fitted Sheet Bundle – “What can I say, I hate a heavy travel crib. So for all you “jet” setters, a light weight travel crib is a must. This play yard is super versatile and sturdy yet light.” – Gugu Concierge planner, Victoria Facelli of Durham Lactation
BRICA CoolCuddle Head & Body Support – City babies spend a lot of time in their strollers and it’s important to make sure they stay comfy and don’t overheat. BRICA CoolCuddle Head & Body Support keeps baby’s head and body safely positioned, while promoting air flow and moisture wicking that helps to keep your baby cool and comfortable.
Covered Goods 4-in-1 Nursing Cover – Offering style and versatility, the Covered Goods 4-in-1 Multi-Use Cover functions as a nursing cover, car seat cover, scarf, and shopping cart cover. Attractively constructed of a comfortable, stretch fabric, the cover provides true all-over coverage.
Dreambaby Stroller Fan – This stroller fan will provide a gentle breeze (using baby-safe soft foam fins) for hot summer days that will keep your little one comfortable.
Dreambaby Stroller Hook – Designed for shopping; allows you to hang bags on your stroller – definitely a must-have for running errands in the city with baby in tow.
Babymoov Glober Bag, Black – In the early stages of baby, you’re going to have to tote around a lot of stuff. We like the Babymoov Glober Bag as a stylish find. You can’t ever go wrong with black and the moms at Gugu Guru find a backpack so much easier because you do not have worry about your diaper bag slipping off your shoulder while you’re lugging around a car seat or something else. Plus backpacks and babywearing can be a great hands-free combo for parenting.
Fisher-Price® On-the-Go Baby Dome – “Babies need a safe place to sleep even when you are traveling or heading to the park. The Fisher Price On the Go Baby Dome is a portable safe sleeping space and also doubles as a play mat.” – Gugu Concierge planner, Jessica Zablan of The Birth and Baby Company
Infantino Flip Infant Carrier – One of our favorite stylish yet affordable brands on the market for many baby essentials is hands-down Infantino. This Infantino Flip Advanced 4-in-1 Convertible Carrier grows with your child; suitable for babies 8 to 32lbs. It offers four ways to carry: baby-facing in narrow seat for newborns, facing in wide seat for older babies, facing out narrow seat for babies with head control and back carry wide seat for older babies and toddlers.
J.L. Childress Diaper Bag Organizer 5-Piece Set – Being organized is essential for efficient city living. Each pouch features a different color, pattern and fabric, making them easy to find and grab. Packing, unpacking and moving baby’s cargo between diaper bags, purses and strollers is made easy!
JJ COLE Changing Clutch, Aqua Radian – “Who needs a big ol’ diaper bag? This handy changing clutch can fit in your bag for changes on the go. Just keep a few diapers in here and you are set.” – Gugu Concierge planner, Victoria Facelli of Durham Lactation
Joovy Groove Ultralight – “A lightweight umbrella stroller for when baby grows out of the infant car seat is a no-brainer for city life. The Joovy Groove Ultralight is one of our favorites and the taller handle height make it easy for dads to push too!”
Ju-Ju-Be Legacy B.F.F. Convertible Diaper Bag – “No one would ever guess you’re packing diapers in your bag with this chic black bag from Gugu Guru favorite Ju-Ju-Be. It may look like a runway item from the outside, but the inside is an organized mommy’s paradise.”
Ju-Ju-Be Unisex Hobo Be Diaper Bag – No one would ever guess you’re packing diapers in your bag with this chic black and white striped messenger bag. It may look like a runway item from the outside, but the inside is a mommy’s paradise: Scrunchy key clip, gusseted pockets, lipstick loops, sunglasses pocket, memory foam changing pad, anti-microbial lining and even a crumb drain!
Ju-Ju-Be Unisex SuperStar Travel Duffel Bag – Perfect as a hospital bag or to use as a weekender bag for those trips out of the city. This bag is spacious and is designed to keep you organized.
Lillebaby COMPLETE Airflow Carrier Mist – When it comes to minimalist parenting, we love a carrier that grows with your child – like the Lillebaby COMPLETE. Ideal for sporty parents on the go, especially for those who live in warmer climates, this carrier offers breathable 3D mesh for maximum air circulation.
Maclaren Quest Stroller, Denim Indigo – “I love umbrella strollers for minimalists. They take up so little space, are easy to travel with and are well suited for newborns through 5 year olds. But buyer beware: there is a big difference between a high quality umbrella stroller and a cheap one. This Maclaren quest has 4 wheel suspension, replaceable parts, a full recline and tall enough handles for parents to comfortably push without hunching.” – Gugu Concierge planner, Victoria Facelli of Durham Lactation
Medela Pump In Style Advanced Breastpump, The Metro Bag – For working, pumping mamas, this is the ultimate set. Complete with a daily use double-electric breastpump that is designed for moms who pump several times a day. Includes stylish tote, removable cooler bag with contoured ice pack and battery pack that enables pumping anywhere at anytime.
OsoCozy 6 Piece Organic Cotton Prefolds -Premium 4x8x4 (15-30 lbs) – “These organic oso cozy prefolds are all you need for diapering, spit up and all things messy. Do yourself a favor and save more buying 4-5 packs. You wont be sorry.” – Gugu Concierge planner, Victoria Facelli of Durham Lactation
Petunia Pickle Bottom Downtown Tote Mini – Petunia Pickle Bottom prints are so cool and on-trend that you’d never take these bags to be “diaper bags” at first blush. Stylish but roomy and includes a changing pad and diaper wipes case.
phil&teds Lobster High Chair – A Gugu Guru favorite, this lightweight baby-chair is a perfect companion for any parent! With its fold-flat closing system for no-hassle use and easy transportation, you can easily tote this chair around from restaurant to restaurant, or even on a vacation. It’s so lightweight, this chair can be thrown in the bottom of a stroller, or even in the diaper bag.
Regalo Easy Diner Portable High Chair – “While out and about in the city it can be challenging to find a restaurant that has high chairs. With the Regalo Easy Diner Portable High Chair you can make almost any table into a hair chair for your baby.” – Gugu Concierge planner, Jessica Zablan of The Birth and Baby Company
Summer Infant ChangeAway Changing Pad – “On the go families always struggle trying to find a place to change their baby. The Summer Infant ChangeAway Pad allows parents to have a clean space and portable place to change their baby.” – Gugu Concierge planner, Jessica Zablan of The Birth and Baby Company
Thirsties Snap Duo Wrap – “Believe it or not you can diaper a baby for their whole life with 4-6 adjustable covers and a few packs of prefolds. (better yet, you may have a diaper service in your area that will provide and wash the prefolds for you. Thirsties are my favorite: work great and are very adjustable as kids grow.” – Gugu Concierge planner, Victoria Facelli of Durham Lactation
WaterWipes Travel Pack, 12 Packs of 10 (120 count) – “Not only are Water Wipes a Gugu Guru favorite diaper changing wipe, they are a favorite everything wipe. Say goodbye to the strong smell of diaper wipe chemicals, these super wet wipes contain only water and a drop of fruit seed extract to keep them fresh. Because they are just water you can feel safe using them to wipe messy faces and hands. Once you have them you will never again understand how you lived without them.” – Gugu Concierge planner, Victoria Facelli of Durham Lactation
Wubbanub Sunshine Hedgehog – The adorable designs of this a 2-in-1 product (pacifier + lovie) help to prevent pacifier from being lost or dropped – essential for on-the-go parenting.
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