36 Ingenious Things You’ll Want As A New Parent

These also make awesome, quirky baby shower gift ideas for the mom-to-be who’s already got the basics covered.

1. This personal ultrasound machine connects directly to your smartphone.

So you can see what that little rascal in there is doing at all times.

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2. This pacifier closes when dropped.

As an extra hygienic precaution.

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3. A hoodie baby carrier keeps both of you warm on chilly days.

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4. The “Woombie” is a safe and natural way to swaddle your baby.

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5. Onesie extenders will add a size to bodysuits for rapidly growing toddlers.

$14.50 for a set of 3 from Etsy.

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6. This (pricey) gadget turns your iPhone into a baby monitor.

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7. This portable fabric high chair is awesome for traveling.

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8. You can mask any nasty taste with this medicine dispensing sippy cup.

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9. A bathtub divider saves water and eliminates the need for a bulky baby tub.

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10. The Molar Muncher is a pacifier that soothes the entire gum line simultaneously.

ID: 1023520

11. A car-seat sun shade keeps the seat at a comfortable 69 degrees.

ID: 1023395

12. The pacifier thermometer is the easiest way to take your baby’s temperature.

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13. This sippy-cup leash keeps it from tumbling to the ground.

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14. A kid’s urinal makes potty training a little more bearable.

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15. This bottle sling attaches to the car seat and offers an extra hand during bottle feedings.

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16. Those shorties need their own showerhead.

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17. Give your child their own mailbox outside their bedroom and leave them letters and tiny presents.

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18. A snack/activity tray is a lifesaver on long car rides.

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19. Here’s a DIY version.

Get the tutorial here.

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20. Have a babysitter box filled with everything the babysitter might need.

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21. This bike stroller means you can really go the distance with baby in tow.

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22. Fill these Sili Squeeze bottles with pureed food for easy feeding.

Say goodbye to messy spoon-feeding.

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23. Or if you prefer spoon-feeding, this all-in-one gadget will make your life so much easier.

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24. The Blooming Baby Bather turns your sink into an easy cushioned cradle for washing your baby.

ID: 1023634

25. This inexpensive adapter turns any water bottle into a baby-friendly bottle.

ID: 1023622

26. Keep your belongings in a zippered storage pouch made specially for strollers.

ID: 1023618

27. This nursing reminder tag helps a breast-feeding mom keep track of what side she’s on.

ID: 1023732

28. This tactile bottle holder provides extra grip for toddlers lacking in the hand coordination department.

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29. Make this hooded car-seat blanket.

Get the tutorial here.

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30. This bath caddy is padded so your knees don’t get all sore.

ID: 1023624

31. This airline baby seat lets your baby relax hammock-style.

ID: 1023632

32. This time-out stool will come in handy for naughty kids.

Get the tutorial here.

ID: 1023683

33. This handcrafted growth chart makes an awesome gift.

Get the instructions here.

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34. Let the kids feel a grand sense of independence with this remote control, which can be programmed to seven kid-friendly channels.

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35. The Baby Nes is like a Keurig machine for baby formula.

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36. This sidecar co-sleeper by Culla Belly can also convert to a rocking cradle and a high chair.

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