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21 Subscription Boxes That Will Make Life With Your Baby Easier

From toys to clothes to food and more — no thought required!

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Before your baby is born, you'll probably be spending a lot of time like this:

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Putting together your registry, reading articles, and just googling "how to be a parent."

But after your baby is born, you'll probably look a bit more like this:

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One of the best ways to prepare? Sign up for subscription boxes, so you can get everything you need shipped right to your door! (Your future self will thank you for being so thoughtful.)

Here are a few of the best subscription boxes that will make your life just a tad bit easier — plus, they're also a foolproof gift idea for anyone who's having a baby!

1. An Honest Essentials Bundle, where you get five natural products (such as baby wipes, detergent, or shampoo and conditioner) sent to your door every month for 35% off.

What it is: Choose products from a list of over 100 — with categories ranging from personal care (wipes, lotion, etc), to cleaning, beauty, diapering, vitamins, and feeding. This means you can get a few things for your baby and also a few for yourself. You can update/chancel at any time. Price: $39.95/shipment (you can also add three more items and save 25% off each one)
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What it is: Choose products from a list of over 100 — with categories ranging from personal care (wipes, lotion, etc), to cleaning, beauty, diapering, vitamins, and feeding. This means you can get a few things for your baby and also a few for yourself. You can update/chancel at any time.

Price: $39.95/shipment (you can also add three more items and save 25% off each one)

2. Hoppibox, which is a box full of toys — because what's better than opening a box full of toys!?

What it is: A quarterly box filled with high-quality, natural, eco-friendly, and sustainable toys. Each box is tailored to your child's age and development milestones because toys are for more than just fun, they actually help your child learn.Promising review: "I LOVE the Hoppibox! It took the guess work out of what toys to get my growing kids. It is also the perfect gift. You know the recipient is getting a gift they will love!" —jessicaPrice: $75+/box (every three months)
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What it is: A quarterly box filled with high-quality, natural, eco-friendly, and sustainable toys. Each box is tailored to your child's age and development milestones because toys are for more than just fun, they actually help your child learn.

Promising review: "I LOVE the Hoppibox! It took the guess work out of what toys to get my growing kids. It is also the perfect gift. You know the recipient is getting a gift they will love!" —jessica

Price: $75+/box (every three months)

3. Ordering KidBox means you won't have to take a trip to the mall or even attempt to online shop: Cute baby clothes that fit will just show up — and you only have to pay for what you keep!

What it is: A box of baby clothes that arrives at your doorstep every month. You get five to six items from a variety of brands, and then you have seven days to try them and decide which ones you want to keep. You can buy the whole box for one price or individual items at a discounted rates. If you keep the whole box, the company will donate new clothes to a child in need. Price: $68 (if you keep the whole box)Check out our full review here.
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What it is: A box of baby clothes that arrives at your doorstep every month. You get five to six items from a variety of brands, and then you have seven days to try them and decide which ones you want to keep. You can buy the whole box for one price or individual items at a discounted rates. If you keep the whole box, the company will donate new clothes to a child in need.

Price: $68 (if you keep the whole box)

Check out our full review here.

4. The Rad Dad Box, for the rad dad who deserves a little love every month.

What it is: A "starter kit" filled with products that will welcome him to the fatherhood club and help him bond with your baby. He'll get an assortment of items including dad-themed books, coffee, soap, snacks, and toys. The standard box includes three to four items per box and the deluxe includes five to eight items. Promising review: "We have been part of the Rad Dad family for about nine months now, but I wish I would have found them sooner!!! My husband LOVES the Rad Dad Box and waits patiently around mid-month to get it and open it with our daughter!!! Our favorite items are the cartoon cards that always has a phrase that every parent can relate to and the dad-themed books. My daughter and husband have always had a special bond, and the Rad Dad Box is one of those special moments for them! Don’t think about it twice! Buy one box, and you will go back for more!!! I can promise that!!!" —RoxanaPrice: $25/month for a standard box or $40/month for a deluxe box.
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What it is: A "starter kit" filled with products that will welcome him to the fatherhood club and help him bond with your baby. He'll get an assortment of items including dad-themed books, coffee, soap, snacks, and toys. The standard box includes three to four items per box and the deluxe includes five to eight items.

Promising review: "We have been part of the Rad Dad family for about nine months now, but I wish I would have found them sooner!!! My husband LOVES the Rad Dad Box and waits patiently around mid-month to get it and open it with our daughter!!! Our favorite items are the cartoon cards that always has a phrase that every parent can relate to and the dad-themed books. My daughter and husband have always had a special bond, and the Rad Dad Box is one of those special moments for them! Don’t think about it twice! Buy one box, and you will go back for more!!! I can promise that!!!" —Roxana

Price: $25/month for a standard box or $40/month for a deluxe box.

5. Ecocentric Mom Box, which'll be the perfect pick-me-up for earthy moms.

What it is: A subscription of treats for environmentally conscious mamas. You get four to five organic, natural, and eco-friendly products valued at at least $45. The products vary for pregnancy, beauty, bath, baby, home, and snacks, so you never know what you're going to get!Price: $32.99/month
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What it is: A subscription of treats for environmentally conscious mamas. You get four to five organic, natural, and eco-friendly products valued at at least $45. The products vary for pregnancy, beauty, bath, baby, home, and snacks, so you never know what you're going to get!

Price: $32.99/month

6. My First Reading Club to foster the love of books early. And so you don't have to read the same book 100 times in a row.

What it is: A selection of new board books that get shipped to your home the first week of every month. You get three to four board books in the newborn box, as well as an activity book and a bonus gift for mom. As your baby grows into a toddler and child, you can change to boxes with books suited for more advanced readers. Promising review: "The books I received are great! I run a home daycare and have a baby of my own, and I am constantly going through books. With good children's books costing at least $10 a piece, I cannot continue to buy them. I also do not have the time to constantly go to the library to take them out and return them. This is a great way to get books for your children! I did the six month membership, and I am happy I did!" —OliviaPrice: $26.99+/month (plus get 15% off with code READ)
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What it is: A selection of new board books that get shipped to your home the first week of every month. You get three to four board books in the newborn box, as well as an activity book and a bonus gift for mom. As your baby grows into a toddler and child, you can change to boxes with books suited for more advanced readers.

Promising review: "The books I received are great! I run a home daycare and have a baby of my own, and I am constantly going through books. With good children's books costing at least $10 a piece, I cannot continue to buy them. I also do not have the time to constantly go to the library to take them out and return them. This is a great way to get books for your children! I did the six month membership, and I am happy I did!" —Olivia

Price: $26.99+/month (plus get 15% off with code READ)

7. Moon Canyon Kids for a selection of vintage and modern kids' clothes to that'll have your baby killin' the fashion game from day one.

What it is: A box filled with three or more curated vintage and/or modern kids' clothes and a surprise accessory. All the items are selected from LA brands. You'll get cute clothes, shoes, and other unique pieces to dress your baby to the nines. Promising review: "I'm on month three for my daughter, and I also ordered a month for my son. The boxes have all been just spot-on, beautifully curated, and absolutely adorable. I love getting unique clothes for the kids and they love the extra sticker sheets :)" —SarahPrice: $32.99+/month
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What it is: A box filled with three or more curated vintage and/or modern kids' clothes and a surprise accessory. All the items are selected from LA brands. You'll get cute clothes, shoes, and other unique pieces to dress your baby to the nines.

Promising review: "I'm on month three for my daughter, and I also ordered a month for my son. The boxes have all been just spot-on, beautifully curated, and absolutely adorable. I love getting unique clothes for the kids and they love the extra sticker sheets :)" —Sarah

Price: $32.99+/month

8. Care/of, which delivers postnatal vitamins so you don't forget the extra nutrients you need if you're breastfeeding.

What it is: A personalized package of postnatal vitamins tailored specifically to what you're body needs when you're breastfeeding. Vitamins include Prenatal, Fish Oil, and Calcium Plus. You can also get everyday vitamins for yourself.Price: $45/month for postnatal vitamins or $5/month for everyday vitamins.Check out our full review here.
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What it is: A personalized package of postnatal vitamins tailored specifically to what you're body needs when you're breastfeeding. Vitamins include Prenatal, Fish Oil, and Calcium Plus. You can also get everyday vitamins for yourself.

Price: $45/month for postnatal vitamins or $5/month for everyday vitamins.

Check out our full review here.

9. Cotton&Chalk will send you a new pair of baby bloomers because there's nothing cuter than a lil' baby booty. Oh, and you get a few treats for yourself too!

What it is: A fun box that delivers hand-made bloomers, an accessory, and a few hand-crafted, organic items for mom. It also supports small businesses. You can get the original or the #Twinning box, which has two pairs of bloomers and two accessories. Promising review: "I just received my box after a long day at work and was thrilled at the contents. It was like coming home to a gift! My baby looks adorable in his bloomers (so easy to dress) and his teether was a big hit too! About to soak myself in a hot tub with the organic bath soaps. I would definitely recommend." —KarliPrice: $39 for a BloomBox and $59 for a BloomBox #Twinning (plus get 10% off your first subscription purchase with code FIRSTBOX10)
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What it is: A fun box that delivers hand-made bloomers, an accessory, and a few hand-crafted, organic items for mom. It also supports small businesses. You can get the original or the #Twinning box, which has two pairs of bloomers and two accessories.

Promising review: "I just received my box after a long day at work and was thrilled at the contents. It was like coming home to a gift! My baby looks adorable in his bloomers (so easy to dress) and his teether was a big hit too! About to soak myself in a hot tub with the organic bath soaps. I would definitely recommend." —Karli

Price: $39 for a BloomBox and $59 for a BloomBox #Twinning (plus get 10% off your first subscription purchase with code FIRSTBOX10)

10. A TheraBox subscription for you, because being a new parent is stressful and you can't forget self-care. (Okay, you can, but only till this box arrives!)

What it is: The *ultimate* self-care box with items selected by therapists to help you destress and be happier. You'll get one happiness activity plus five to seven wellness items, such as bath and skincare products, aromatherapy, and other treats. Each box is valued at over $100. Promising review: "As a working single mom, I spend very little on myself but TheraBox is my one big splurge. I have to say it is worth every penny. I have loved EVERY item, especially the essential oil blends, the lavender whipped body oil, the soaps, and all of the happiness items that remind me just to stay in the moment and take a little time for myself. Getting fun mail in the midst of all of the bills and taking a little time out for myself is hugely enjoyable in my crazy busy world. Thank you TheraBox! It is the best!" —MargaretPrice: $34.99+/month (plus get a special discount with code CJFIRST10).
TheraBox / Via cratejoy.com

What it is: The *ultimate* self-care box with items selected by therapists to help you destress and be happier. You'll get one happiness activity plus five to seven wellness items, such as bath and skincare products, aromatherapy, and other treats. Each box is valued at over $100.

Promising review: "As a working single mom, I spend very little on myself but TheraBox is my one big splurge. I have to say it is worth every penny. I have loved EVERY item, especially the essential oil blends, the lavender whipped body oil, the soaps, and all of the happiness items that remind me just to stay in the moment and take a little time for myself. Getting fun mail in the midst of all of the bills and taking a little time out for myself is hugely enjoyable in my crazy busy world. Thank you TheraBox! It is the best!" —Margaret

Price: $34.99+/month (plus get a special discount with code CJFIRST10).

11. A GrowingRoots box that reminds you how important family time really is.

What it is: Curated by a mom of two, this box is filled with five to seven products that fit a theme every month and help connect everyone as a family. You'll get books, activities, and other fun items that foster family time. Promising review: "This box is definitely a highlight of my month. I love the idea of getting a box that is designed to help people invest in their families. It's filled with super-practical items, advice, games, and ideas for making family a priority. The best part is that my husband was critical at first when I told him I had subscribed to this. He thought it would be a waste of money and that I was just collecting 'things that we didn't need and would just collect dust around the house.' Well after two boxes so far, he is now excited about this too! He said it was great idea to invest our money in something that brings our family together. He said it's totally worth it. I'd say that's a win! :D" —ChristiePrice: $39.99+/month
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What it is: Curated by a mom of two, this box is filled with five to seven products that fit a theme every month and help connect everyone as a family. You'll get books, activities, and other fun items that foster family time.

Promising review: "This box is definitely a highlight of my month. I love the idea of getting a box that is designed to help people invest in their families. It's filled with super-practical items, advice, games, and ideas for making family a priority. The best part is that my husband was critical at first when I told him I had subscribed to this. He thought it would be a waste of money and that I was just collecting 'things that we didn't need and would just collect dust around the house.' Well after two boxes so far, he is now excited about this too! He said it was great idea to invest our money in something that brings our family together. He said it's totally worth it. I'd say that's a win! :D" —Christie

Price: $39.99+/month

12. Single Cup Club, so you'll never have to worry about running out of your lifeblood: COFFEE.

What is it: A monthly delivery of K-cups, so you don't have to remember to pick them up from the store. You'll get 15 artisan K-cups in a variety of blends and flavors. Promising review: "I love that Single Cup Club includes a variety of coffee types — for example, dark roast, donut shop style, and flavored (in this case with Kahlua and caramel). I love trying different types, and my husband and I can both enjoy the variety. The value is great too!" —JanePrice: $12.99+/month
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What is it: A monthly delivery of K-cups, so you don't have to remember to pick them up from the store. You'll get 15 artisan K-cups in a variety of blends and flavors.

Promising review: "I love that Single Cup Club includes a variety of coffee types — for example, dark roast, donut shop style, and flavored (in this case with Kahlua and caramel). I love trying different types, and my husband and I can both enjoy the variety. The value is great too!" —Jane

Price: $12.99+/month

13. Cotton Booty, which will deliver a cute cloth diaper and other surprises for an unexpected treat.

What it is: A mystery box that sends you at least one name-brand cloth diaper plus other surprise accessories for your baby. You can customize the box by selecting gender, quantity, and how often you get it delivered. Promising review: "If you already love cloth diapers or you are thinking of using them, Cotton Booty is the subscription you want! They send out AWESOME diapers every month & always fun and/or useful accessories or toys. The customer service is also stellar! Love them!" —CandicePrice: $24.99+/month
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What it is: A mystery box that sends you at least one name-brand cloth diaper plus other surprise accessories for your baby. You can customize the box by selecting gender, quantity, and how often you get it delivered.

Promising review: "If you already love cloth diapers or you are thinking of using them, Cotton Booty is the subscription you want! They send out AWESOME diapers every month & always fun and/or useful accessories or toys. The customer service is also stellar! Love them!" —Candice

Price: $24.99+/month

14. Baby Bedtime Box to make your nighttime routine easier, which means more sleep for you!

What it is: A box filled with bath and bedtime items, such as body wash, toothbrushes, books, and more. The Mini Baby Bedtime Box includes two to three items, and the Baby Bedtime Box has four to six items. Promising review: "The first box I received was adorable for my daughter. It included natural bath items and an organic blankie animal, which she loved, plus other goodies. The box design is also really cute, and I know that my daughter will look forward to getting this box each month in the mail!" —LilaPrice: $39.99+/month
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What it is: A box filled with bath and bedtime items, such as body wash, toothbrushes, books, and more. The Mini Baby Bedtime Box includes two to three items, and the Baby Bedtime Box has four to six items.

Promising review: "The first box I received was adorable for my daughter. It included natural bath items and an organic blankie animal, which she loved, plus other goodies. The box design is also really cute, and I know that my daughter will look forward to getting this box each month in the mail!" —Lila

Price: $39.99+/month

15. Home Chef for when you want a home-cooked meal but don't want to even attempt to leave the house (or have the time) to go to the grocery store.

What it is: A meal delivery service where you select what meals you want to try each week, and the ingredients and recipe shows up at your door — no more hassle figuring out what you're going to eat for dinner! You can select the types of meals you'd prefer to receive as well as customized delivery dates. Price: $7.99+/meal serving
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What it is: A meal delivery service where you select what meals you want to try each week, and the ingredients and recipe shows up at your door — no more hassle figuring out what you're going to eat for dinner! You can select the types of meals you'd prefer to receive as well as customized delivery dates.

Price: $7.99+/meal serving

16. Surprisly, which will let you dress your baby in comfort and style without even needing to leave the house.

What it is: A subscription of exclusively cotton clothes for your little one. The box includes clothes for a day out, play time, and bedtime from boutique brands across the country. You can save up to 40% off retail prices. Promising review: "In my first box, I got seven items! I love everything! They sent me the cutest hedgehog onesie with a hood and these rocking geometric pink pants. This is my favorite subscription yet! I couldn't wait for my box to arrive, and boy did it not let me down! I recommend this to everyone with little ones! It's so easy to let them do all the work in finding cute outfits for my little girl!" —KelliePrice: $69+/month
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What it is: A subscription of exclusively cotton clothes for your little one. The box includes clothes for a day out, play time, and bedtime from boutique brands across the country. You can save up to 40% off retail prices.

Promising review: "In my first box, I got seven items! I love everything! They sent me the cutest hedgehog onesie with a hood and these rocking geometric pink pants. This is my favorite subscription yet! I couldn't wait for my box to arrive, and boy did it not let me down! I recommend this to everyone with little ones! It's so easy to let them do all the work in finding cute outfits for my little girl!" —Kellie

Price: $69+/month

17. Busy Box Baby, to keep your baby occupied with brand-name toys.

What it is: A toy box that contains developmental toys, as well as books, stuffed animals and more, from major brands including Munchkin, Manhattan Toys, Fisher-Price, and Melissa & Doug. A standard box has two to three toys while the deluxe option sends you four to five. You can save even more money by paying for three or six months at a time. Promising review: "I have been really happy with Busy Box Baby. The ordering process was easy and my box arrived quickly. The cute tissue paper stuffing in the box was a nice touch. I really liked the toys that I got. I’m happy to get toys that will be mentally stimulating yet fun for our son. So far he has played with everything." —BlairPrice: $39.99+/month
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What it is: A toy box that contains developmental toys, as well as books, stuffed animals and more, from major brands including Munchkin, Manhattan Toys, Fisher-Price, and Melissa & Doug. A standard box has two to three toys while the deluxe option sends you four to five. You can save even more money by paying for three or six months at a time.

Promising review: "I have been really happy with Busy Box Baby. The ordering process was easy and my box arrived quickly. The cute tissue paper stuffing in the box was a nice touch. I really liked the toys that I got. I’m happy to get toys that will be mentally stimulating yet fun for our son. So far he has played with everything." —Blair

Price: $39.99+/month

18. The Boy Box for a monthly bibdana (yes, that's a bandana and bib) and hat or a super-cute outfit specifically for your little one.

What it is: You can get stylish bibdana + hat combo or a two- to three-piece outfit combo in different patterns and styles each month. Promising review: "The Boy Box has been and continues to be a huge hit for my baby boy! So stylish and everyone loves them. Even he loves wearing them." —CourtneyPrice: $9.99/month for bibdana and hat or $23.99/month for an outfit (plus get a special discount with code WELCOME)
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What it is: You can get stylish bibdana + hat combo or a two- to three-piece outfit combo in different patterns and styles each month.

Promising review: "The Boy Box has been and continues to be a huge hit for my baby boy! So stylish and everyone loves them. Even he loves wearing them." —Courtney

Price: $9.99/month for bibdana and hat or $23.99/month for an outfit (plus get a special discount with code WELCOME)

19. Smockbox, which will send you a mix of clothes, accessories, and toys from ethical brands — perfect for your little hipster baby!

What it is: A box of four to eight items from indie designers. The items include clothing, accessories, and toys. They also offer themed boxes for different holidays. Promising review: "The box came with a super-cute little outfit, two accessories, and a toy. My box had an adorable little sundress in it. The dress is a brand I recognized. It's super soft and really high-quality. I definitely love the outfit, and I can easily see it fitting a lot of different mama's styles! I really appreciate that the toy/teether is simple and functional, nothing that needs batteries or speaks on its own haha. My little one was also a fan! I really love that every box is individually selected so seeing someone else's box doesn't ruin the surprise! This is definitely a children's boutique-quality box. I would totally recommend as a gift too!" —AlliePrice: $64.95+/month (plus get 10% off with code CRATEJOY10)
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What it is: A box of four to eight items from indie designers. The items include clothing, accessories, and toys. They also offer themed boxes for different holidays.

Promising review: "The box came with a super-cute little outfit, two accessories, and a toy. My box had an adorable little sundress in it. The dress is a brand I recognized. It's super soft and really high-quality. I definitely love the outfit, and I can easily see it fitting a lot of different mama's styles! I really appreciate that the toy/teether is simple and functional, nothing that needs batteries or speaks on its own haha. My little one was also a fan! I really love that every box is individually selected so seeing someone else's box doesn't ruin the surprise! This is definitely a children's boutique-quality box. I would totally recommend as a gift too!" —Allie

Price: $64.95+/month (plus get 10% off with code CRATEJOY10)

20. Colson and Joe, a box for breastfeeding and pumping mamas that's filled with products to help you with your liquid gold!

What it is: A feeding subscription box full of organic, natural, artisan, and other goods to help you produce the most milk and feed your baby however you need. You'll also get some information on how you can help grow the bond between you and your little one.Price: $24.99+/month (plus get a special discount with code NEWBIE20)
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What it is: A feeding subscription box full of organic, natural, artisan, and other goods to help you produce the most milk and feed your baby however you need. You'll also get some information on how you can help grow the bond between you and your little one.

Price: $24.99+/month (plus get a special discount with code NEWBIE20)

21. My Reward Box, because you are totally nailing parenting and should get presents for just making it through the day!

What it is: A box full of gifts just for you because you're worth it. The regular box has five to six full-sized items and the mini box includes three to four full-sized items. You can get makeup, jewelry, home goods, bath products, and more. Promising review: "This subscription box is absolutely delightful! It is so nice to get a surprise gift box each month filled with pampering and useful items. It's like giving yourself a big hug and saying,'You're doing great at this whole adulting thing and you deserve this special treat each month!' Do yourself a favor and order this monthly hug that you deserve and will love!" —DKPrice: $24/month (plus get 15% off with code CRATEJOY)
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What it is: A box full of gifts just for you because you're worth it. The regular box has five to six full-sized items and the mini box includes three to four full-sized items. You can get makeup, jewelry, home goods, bath products, and more.

Promising review: "This subscription box is absolutely delightful! It is so nice to get a surprise gift box each month filled with pampering and useful items. It's like giving yourself a big hug and saying,'You're doing great at this whole adulting thing and you deserve this special treat each month!' Do yourself a favor and order this monthly hug that you deserve and will love!" —DK

Price: $24/month (plus get 15% off with code CRATEJOY)

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