10 Useful Baby Products for New Parents
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If you’re expecting a little one or know of someone who is, you may be wondering what items are useful for new parents? Or what gadgets would make a unique and useful baby shower gift? In addition to needing diapers, wipes, clothing and all the essentials, here are ten highly rated items you may want as a new parent.
1.) WubbaNub Baby Pacifier
The WubbaNub Plush Toy Pacifier (starting at $13.95 on Amazon & Target.com or $13.99 on ToysRUs.com) is designed to give your baby comfort with a soft, bean-filled animal friend that not only provides stimulation for little fingers, but positioning support for the pacifier.
The Soothie pacifier is sewn into the WubbaNub for safety and is made of medical-grade silicone that is latex-free. The beans in the WubbaNub plush toy are sewn in separate safety sacks within the plush and conform to US government safety code requirements.
2.) Boon Squirt Baby Food Dispensing Spoon
Ever wish you had an extra hand? The Boon Squirt Silicone Baby Food Dispensing Spoon (selling for $7.99 on Walmart.com & Bed, Bath & Beyond or $9.98 on Amazon) takes baby feeding to a whole new level – it removes the jar and the mess, packs it into a single utensil and with one squeeze you get easy, one-handed feeding. Then just pop on the cap to seal it for food on-the-go.
3.) Baby’s Journey Babysitter High Chair Pad
The Baby’s Journey Babysitter High Chair Pad (currently selling for $21.99 on Amazon) is a portable pad that securely straps baby to chair, quickly converting any chair into a high chair for meals on-the-go or even at home. It’s lightweight and easy to clean – and can easily roll up and fit in your diaper bag making it more convenient than lugging around a large, plastic booster seat.
4.) Add a Size Baby Clothes Extenders
With these Add a Size Baby Clothes Extenders (retail for $19.95 – search Item # 2W30173), you can stretch the lifespan of your baby’s one-piece outfits as by adding an extra 3 to 4 inches of length to baby’s snap-crotch apparel. The extenderse works with Carter’s, GAP, Old Navy, and many other popular brands. Plus, through 6/30/16, you can take 10% off all orders at One Step Ahead with code OSAAFFL10PS16 at checkout.
5.) Universal Stroller Organizer with Hooks
This highly rated Dot & Dot Universal Stroller Organizer with Hooks (selling for $24.99 on Amazon) comes with 2 deep insulated drink holders, a roomy center compartment with magnetic closure, adjustable and extender straps plus much more! It can be easily adjusted, collapses for easy storage and it’s easy to wash AND fits on most stroller brands.
Simply attach, buckle, and adjust the straps to strollers with handles, to the front or rear of a car seat, or throw over your should to easily carry. The stroller hooks swivel and rotate to hold a purse, totes, umbrellas, and much more!
6.) Baby Brezza Formula Pro One Step Food Maker
Planning to bottle feed? Say goodbye to the time and hassle of manually preparing your baby’s bottles…as there is now a “Keurig bottle-maker” for babies. The Baby Brezza Formula Pro One Step Food Maker (selling for $126 on Amazon or Walmart.com) uses worldwide patent-pending technology to measure and mix water and powdered formula to the perfect temperature (about 98 degrees) and consistency.
With the push of a button, you can prepare a bottle within seconds that has no air bubbles. The water and formula powder are stored in airtight compartments right in the machine, so it’s always ready for you when your baby gets hungry. The machine works with all bottle sizes and all formula brands and types. You can also choose the amount of formula you want to make: 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 ounces.
7.) Deluxe Safety Easy Bath Kneeler
The easy-to-use Aquatopia Deluxe Safety Easy Bath Kneeler (selling for under $20 on Amazon and Walmart.com) makes you stay safe and comfortable during bath time with the extra large, deluxe, anti slip cushioned pad for your knees and extra padding for your elbows. The simple fold-away design makes for easy storage virtually anywhere and it fits any standard tub.
8.) HALO SleepSack Swaddle
The HALO SleepSack Swaddle (selling for under $20 at Amazon, Walmart, Target or ToysRUs) replaces loose blankets in the crib that can cover your baby’s face and interfere with breathing. Its adjustable swaddle wrap immobilizes your baby’s arms to prevent the “Moro” or startle reflex.
And, it is the only 3-way adjustable swaddle that adjusts to your baby’s sleep style. Swaddle arms in, hands-to-face, one or both arms out to ensure baby’s best sleep and an easy and gentle transition to the SleepSack wearable blanket when it is time to stop swaddling.
9.) OXO Tot Silicone Roll Up Bib
Make mealtime messes manageable with the highly rated OXO Tot Bib (selling for $12.99 on Amazon, Walmart.com or ToysRUs.com)! The soft, food-safe pocket is wide enough to catch virtually any stray pieces of food that miss baby’s mouth. The fabric portion of the Bib provides ample coverage to protect baby’s clothes, and is shaped for comfort during mealtime.
When you’re out and about, simply roll the Bib’s fabric into the silicone pocket, secure closed and tuck into a diaper bag. The silicone pocket keeps the messy Bib away from the contents of the diaper bag.
10.) Boba Baby Wrap
From birth to around 18 months, the #1 Best Seller Boba Baby Wrap (selling for $39.95 at most stores) lets you wander the world with baby in tow – your voice and heartbeat soothing every step along the way. This wrap is free of buckles, straps and snaps and ties up into the perfect fit every time.
What are YOUR baby “must-haves”?
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