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    37 Products Every New Parent Should Probably Own

    Raising tiny humans isn't easy, but these products will probably make your life a little bit easier.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A 100% USDA certified organic nipple butter so you don't have to suffer the agony of breastfeeding or pumping with sore, cracked nipples. Plus, the balm is made with natural, non-GMO ingredients that are safe for nursing.,

    Promising review: "This balm is incredible. So much better than the sticky Lansinoh balm they give you at the hospital. It also keeps the nursing pads from sticking/ chafing if you have sore nipples from nursing. Also — it's made with all natural ingredients so you don't have to wash it off before nursing. All around great stuff, and one jar lasts forever."—Katie

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    2. A genius instant water warmer that'll dispense water at the ~perfect formula temp~ round the clock at the press of a button — because any parent who has waited on a bottle warmer to heat up at 2 a.m., while their hangry baby screams, knows that mere minutes can feel like a lifetime. (And, it's under $50!)

    An instant warm water dispenser

    Promising review: "This thing is a must have for anyone feeding formula. Let me reiterate.......MUST HAVE. Sure, you can buy the 'traditional' bottle warmers. And they work fine, don't get me wrong. But if you are looking at this product, and this review, YOU know what it's like at 4 am, screaming hungry baby, trying to make a bottle of formula and then wait 2-4 minutes for it to warm up. Oh, you pre-prepared some formula that's in the fridge so it would be easier like we used to do? Well then you're gonna wait longer for those old bottle warmers. Not so with this miraculous blessing of a miracle wrapped up in a modest plastic package! No sir/ma'am! Put the bottle under the dispenser, hold down the lever for 2-4 SECONDS, dump in your powder, shake and voila! You are feeding that hungry ridiculously loud screaming baby in more seconds. Yes, you can buy the $200-$400 machines that make your formula for you on the spot. But why? This little miracle device is $50!!! Seriously, everyone who bottle feeds formula should own one of these. The temperature is SPOT ON and it is INSTANT. Please do yourself the biggest favor ever and buy it. You will never be sorry you did." —aigh11

    Get it from Amazon for $43.49.

    3. Dreft scented booster beads — just add a little to a load of laundry to infuse clothes with that blissful newborn scent. *Me inhaling that 👶🏼 smell.*


    Reviewers say these don't irritate sensitive skin.

    Promising review: "This is what baby dreams are made of. This is THE baby smell in a bottle. I use a capful of these for a full load of laundry with Dreft detergent. Top it off with some unscented Downy and all of your baby's bedding, blankets, and clothes are soft and heavenly with the scent to match. Hand a nice warm baby blanket to a friend who's TTC and the ovaries will tingle and hormones will be boosted. Love this stuff!!"—Samantha

    Promising review: "My 10 month old has very sensitive skin and I love that we can trust this brand and know that he won't have a breakout."—Chad Crawford

    Get it from Amazon for $9.94.

    4. A cradle cap comb that'll remove dry skin from your bubba's scalp ~oh-so-gently~ using soft rubber bristles and a fine-toothed comb.

    A baby's head with dry scales on the left and the same baby's head looking smoother and flake-free on the right

    New parents, don't panic. Cradle cap — aka, seborrheic dermatitis — is a very common dry scalp condition that affects infants.

    Promising review: "The pictures posted here are legit. It makes removal so much easier and gives more consistent removal than my previous method of washcloths or just scratching the cradle cap off with my fingernails. It’s amazing and gross and wonderful. My babe doesn’t even flinch when I spend 10 minutes clearing his scalp of all the goo. It seems to be soothing to him. I just apply baby shampoo, then brush a little with the blue brush. Then I slowly start to comb in sections all in one direction. Then I go back and forth in multiple directions. It’s shocking the amount of dead skin that comes off. I’ve even used it successfully in his eyebrows (he gets some cradle cap there, too). This is a KEEPER!" —ZMomUtah

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    5. An organic and Oeko-Tex certified muslin drool bib that your little star can soak up in the ~chicest manner possible.~

    The muslin drool bibs in caramel, light peach and sage green
    Tykes Corner / Etsy

    Tykes Corner is a small biz based in Santa Barbara, California that specializes in organic and non-toxic baby goods for the modern day family.

    Promising review: "These are perfect. Functional and cute, just the right size, super soft, and they lay beautifully. I like that there are two snap 'settings' so they will fit for longer."—Sunny Winters

    Get it from Tykes Corner on Etsy for $10.90 (available in three colors).

    6. Comforting Frida Baby vapor drops with organic eucalyptus and lavender essential oils to plop in your bath or humidifier to relieve stuffiness and congestion and ~open up airways.~ *Instant relief for them and for you.* (Safe for babes 3+ months),

    Promising review: "Immediate difference. My 5-month-old was suffering nights of awful congestion/coughing and restlessness. We tried all we could do before getting Breathe Frida and I wished we had it sooner. The first night she woke up only a couple of times in comparison to the ones before. The second night she had no middle of the night wakeups. Although these drops are not meant for cool mist humidifiers, we put them in there, just to see how it would work. We will have to get a diffuser or a warm mist humidifier in order to prevent our cool humidifier from getting damaged."—Angela

    Promising review: "My little one was sick with RSV and he needed the humidifier on every night. With just the humidifier on, he didn't seem to be able to breathe any better but I got this vapor and during sleep and naps he started sounding so much better. I could tell it was working and it also made his room smell nice instead of like a sick baby! He got much better much faster than I thought with all the extra things we were doing, and this is one I wouldn't leave out of my 'getting baby better' routine!"—Lindsey

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    7. A ridiculously clever mash and serve bowl that'll put fancy baby food machines to shame *and* let you puree fresh fruits and veggies quickly on the spot — all while singing à la ::Rihanna:: "Where have you been all my liiiiiife?"


    It's really hard for me to overstate just how much I love dishwasher-safe, microwave-safe, and BPA-free bowl! It goes *everywhere* with us and makes mealtimes so much easier because I can mash up bananas or avocados in minutes. Plus, its super convenient to be able to serve the meal in the same bowl!

    Promising review: "Where has this product been all these months! I thought I was doing well mashing up food with a fork in a bowl, but this does the work SO much better! At 11 months, we are past the stage of pureeing baby food in a blender, because she can have her food a little chunkier. This masher is perfect, you can throw steamed vegetables in the there and have dinner made in seconds. It does great work on fruit that I add to yogurt for breakfast. It's so simple you think you might not need it, but it makes a big difference!"—SanDiegoMommy

    Get it from Amazon for $7.78.

    8. A two-in-one silicone feeder pacifier set to help soothe achy gums and introduce new foods (without fear of choking). Just fill with frozen fruits, veggies or breastmilk and let your LO chomp their way to ~cold, yummy relief.~


    Reviewer's say these silicone feeders are *waaay* easier to clean than the mesh ones because all the pieces come apart so there's no food residue left behind.

    The set contains two feeders, two large silicone teats, two medium silicone teats and two small silicone teats.

    Promising review: "This is amazing!! I am such a germ freak, so the mesh ones were not going to fly with me. The fact that this entire thing comes apart to sterilize is wonderful. Then add the different size heads for it is great for those just starting foods. My little one has two teeth and absolutely loves this thing. We use frozen cut up fruit and veggies and he goes nuts. Keeps him occupied for hours!! Definitely recommend 😀" —Danielle Fox

    Get a set from Amazon for $13.99 (available in two color combos).

    9. A set of all-natural, plant-based sudsy konjac bath sponges that not only come in adorable shapes but are also ~super gentle~ on a newborn's skin.


    Promising review: "My two month old always cried during baths, I thought she was the only baby who hated bath time! I bought these sponges because she has cradle cap and wanted something soft enough to use on her head but strong enough that it’ll get ride of the cradle cap. Well I ended up using the sponge on her whole body and this was the first time she enjoyed bath time! I think she didn’t like the feel of the rags I was using but likes the sponges instead. This was definitely worth buying!"—Angie

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $9.99 (available in three shape combos).

    10. A rubber ducky bath spout cover to save you from *quacking with fear* whenever your squirmy munchkin gets too close to bumping their head on the faucet. Plus, it will brighten up bathtime!,

    Promising review: "I looked all over Target and Buy Buy Baby to compare covers and finally went online and found this. I was worried about ordering it online because I couldn't tell what kind of material it was and if it was hard plastic it would be no better than my baby hitting his head on our spout. But luckily it’s a nice thick silicone that slides right on and covers the whole spout. It also doesn’t look cheap but rather more fun for my baby’s bath time. And at $10 it’s a great price!" —Sunita

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    11. And a pack of inconspicuous corner guards to prevent those tiny fragile heads from big bumps and buckets of tears.


    Promising review: "I love these. We just moved in with family and they had a coffee table with super sharp corners and I have a little one who pulls up on everything and is trying to walk. To say I was on edge is an understatement. My sister-in-law didn’t want an obnoxious baby proof item around her house but these were so discreet she didn’t even notice that I had installed them. They are so soft that my little one started gumming on them to soothe his gums lol They were super easy to install, stuck on very well and with not much effort and came with plenty so if I need them I’ll have them handy. Super satisfied! If you’re thinking about getting them please do!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49.

    12. A set of breast milk storage bags to stash your liquid gold that lie flat to save precious freezer space. The best part? Reviewers say these are the most economical option available (because, you know, babies are expensive.),

    Just run these bags under warm water to thaw out the milk. Lay them flat to store in the freezer, and make sure to squeeze the air out of the bag before sealing shut.

    Promising review: "These are great! I love that they’re double sealed so your milk doesn’t leak through, and the write-on tab makes it easy to sort as I freeze my milk. They store flat, so you can store and sort them easily into gallon zip lock bags. I originally got these in a registry box, and loved them. They’re the best ones I’ve gotten to try, so I ordered this whole box! They’re separated into four bags of 25, so if I don’t manage to use all of them I can donate to someone who can use them!" —Mom24Monsters

    Get a set of 100 on Amazon for $13.88.

    13. A squirting spoon with a squeezable silicone bulb that'll make feeding your baby pureed meals at home and on-the-go a breeze. Goodbye extra dishes and messes.

    Baby being spoon fed with squeezable spoon with food inside

    Promising review: "This product is Amazing!!! I now have kids in sports/activities and I am always on the go. I put my baby's food in one of these and take it to go in my diaper bag. It comes with a spoon cover that is hard plastic that covers the hole where the food comes out. The body of the spoon is a soft silicone that you gently squeeze to get the pureed food out. The spoon itself is a hard plastic but we had no issues. It is easy to clean and comes apart in two pieces. Seriously, this is the best gadget ever! This is coming from a mother of four who has probably owned and purchased every gadget out there to make life easier!!" —castgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in five colors).

    14. Mommy's Bliss Night Time Gripe Water that'll be a lifesaver on fussy nights. The herbal supplement is made with organic ginger and fennel to alleviate colic or tummy troubles and chamomile, lemon balm, and passion flower to calm your little one down for a restful night of sleep.

    A bottle of gripe water

    Promising review: "This got us through so many nights! Our baby boy is colicky, has acid reflux, never slept and was just all around not a happy baby until we got this and has helped him pass so many gas bubbles and reduced his crying and helped him sleep. He still woke for feedings and didn’t seem drowsy when given to him which made me feel better! Love that it is all natural." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.19.

    15. A stroller fan with bendable foam legs that'll wrap around a stroller, car seat, or pretty much anything to keep your lil' munchkin cool as a cucumber, even when it's a gazillion degrees outside.


    Promising review: "Can I just say that I love this mini fan!!! I bought it for my son’s car seat/stroller. Whenever we go to the park I would notice him sweating and we would have to leave early. Now since I bought the fan we’re able to stay out longer and I don’t have to worry about him sweating. Did I mention it has a light as well?! At night it helps with late night diaper changes! You can adjust the brightness as well." —Stacie

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in three colors).

    16. Thinkbaby Safe Sunscreen SPF 50+, which is top-rated by EWG, so you can have peace of mind knowing that its non-toxic, paraben/PABA free, vegan and reef-friendly — and will work darn well to protect the environment and your baby (6 months+).

    Three kids holding the tubes of sunscreen on the beach

    Promising review: "After reading many reviews for many different products in my search for a non-toxic sunscreen for my children (4 years old and 7 months old) I chose this product, and was very pleased with my selection. I used it on both of my kids at the beach. Both of my children tend to burn fairly easily. This product worked well and I will continue to buy--it was easy to apply (I have tried other sunblocks that are too thick to rub in). This was very important for the seven month old who doesn't sit still. Neither of my children burned after being in and out of the sun for several hours while swimming. Also, my seven month old has had various skin conditions including eczema. After reading the reviews for this product, I was concerned about whether the product would cause skin irritation. It didn't after applying for several days in a row. Highly recommend this product!"—kchar15

    Promising review: "Great sunscreen for my 6 month old. It smells great and did not irritate his skin. Provided great protection. Researched tons of baby sunscreen brands and ultimately chose this one due to high EWG score and excellent reviews. Happy with my purchase, highly recommend!"—ZAM

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in two sizes).

    17. A ultra gentle body wash handmade in small batches with local goat milk and organic essential oils because you want only the purest ingredients to touch your baby's skin.

    Four bottles of body wash in lemongrass, orange, peppermint and lavender scents
    Little Provisions / Etsy

    Little Provisions is a small biz based in Kingston, Michigan whose mission is to make the purest natural products for your family. 

    Promising review: "We ordered the lemongrass scent for our 18 month old. It smells so fresh, we love it! We didn’t get a great lather, but the important thing is that he came out of the tub clean. Big fans!"—Kayla Dietz 

    Promising review: "Smells so so good! bathed my baby and the entire house smelled of lavender. 10/10 In Love with it."—Amanda Cox

    Get it from Little Provisions on Etsy for $7.99+ (available unscented or in 11 scents and three sizes).

    18. A handy scented bag dispenser you can clip onto your diaper bag to dispose of poopy diapers (and doggy poo!) on the go. They're infused with baking soda and a light lavender scent to mask smelly odors and to save you the awkwardness of stinking up trash cans at other people’s homes.


    Promising review: "This is the best scented, disposable bag for diapers that I have ever owned! The scent is fresh and pleasant and does and EXCELLENT job at covering the strongest smelly diapers. My 4-week-old daughter had a MAJOR blowout at her checkup and thankfully I had these on had so that her diaper didn’t smell up her pediatricians office. These have come in handy both in public and even at home when we are downstairs and throw away diapers in this disposable bag into the trash rather than go all the way upstairs to nursery and throw away in diaper genie. The smell is masked for hours if you’re unable to throw away quickly while out and about."—Mrs.Mickens

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99.

    19. And a portable changing mat with a built-in pillow to make on-the-go diaper changes on germy surfaces a little less gross and a bit more comfy.

    The grey patterned changing mat with a baby and folded up

    Promising review: "This changing pad is great. It is constructed well and folds up super easy. The added 'pillow' is nice touch to keep your babies head comfortable. I refuse to lay my child on one of those public changing tables and this makes changing easier and more safe IMO. It's made of all plastic other than the edges and tabs used to secure it. So wiping it with a sanitizing wipe is quick and easy. This stores well in diaper bag and backpacks. The manufacturer added a strap to hold the wings together once it is folded and I'm not sure if they were also designed to keep the baby secure but it works for that purpose and makes changing a diaper easier."—-T

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    20. An inexpensive portable white noise machine that'll lull your baby to sleep with its calming, spa-like sounds at home or on the go. It has thousands of 5-star reviews for a reason!

    The portable white noise machine

    Promising review: "This thing is a magic machine. My 5-month-old was only sleeping 15 minutes tops at naps for me and at daycare. Figured for the price we'd give it a shot and it worked wonders, now he does two four-hour naps! I ended up buying a second to send to daycare. I also feel like I sleep better if I use it. Battery life is seriously impressive. I put the only AAAs I had in which I stole from an old remote and we used this for over a month for probably 14 hours a day on those used batteries. Someone told me you shouldn't use sound machines for babies if it's over 25 decibels and recommended an app to test it and on the lowest volume this comes in under. So that's a plus too."—Little Otter

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    21. A set of aesthetically-pleasing pastel silicone stacking blocks to encourage shape, number and animal recognition. But your baby will go gaga because they're soft, chewable (perfectly safe!) and squeaky, tbh.


    Promising review: "Bought these cute soft chewable blocks for my granddaughter. She loves them! At 6 months old, she likes to feel things and of course, put things in her mouth. Teething is a issue at this age, so it feels good against her gums. They are very easy to keep clean. She can learn from them also when she gets a little older. Numbers, shapes, letters. They come in a cute sturdy box as a bonus!"—Sunnybrook

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $16.99.

    22. A pack of reusable steam clean bags that'll let you sterilize bottles, pump parts and pacifiers in the microwave in about *3 MINUTES!* I think we can all agree: infinitely easier than boiling water daily.

    Steam clean bags with bottles and pump parts on a desk

    Just pop the bottles or parts in the bag with 2 ounces of water, microwave for about 3 minutes, and you’re done. A single bag can be used up to 20 times, so you’ll get a lot of use out of each one.

    Promising review: "Must have for any mom! These make cleaning my pumping parts so much easier and I know they are getting sanitized on a regular basis. I love that I can use each bag 20 times so it doesn't cost a fortune to use these. I use these for anything that needs to be sanitized not just my pump parts. Bottles, pacifiers, toys that can be steam sanitized. It's good to know that I can easily clean all these things!"—B Leary

    Get a pack of 12 on Amazon for $10.49.

    23. A pack of Munchkin Arm & Hammer Pacifier Wipes made with 100% food-grade ingredients so you can feel *zero guilt* about picking that binky off the floor, giving it a quick swipe and handing it back to you babe (only for them to drop it again *sigh*).

    A pack of pacifier wipes

    Promising review: "I guess I'm more of a slacker than I expected as a first time mom and a lot of times, I just give the paci back to my baby or rinse it off real quick and that's it. I mean, they have to build up a strong level of microbiota and a good immune system right? Anyway, these work well when it's too gross of a situation to feel good about handing it back to your kid to put in their mouth. Also works well when you drop the top of the bottle on the floor of a restaurant, store, etc. Ew. :)Anonymous

    Get a pack of 36 from Amazon for $3.49.

    24. A sleek touchless forehead thermometer with a built-in sensor that measures in seconds. Added bonus: You can take your baby's temperature while they're sleeping.

    The forehead thermometer in white

    Promising review: "After we brought our baby home in September I was very anxious about her getting too cold or running a fever. With traditional digital thermometers, there’s only two ways to check a baby’s temp, rectally and under the armpit. I wasn’t about to stick something in my newborn's bottom. So I order this handy dandy sleek forehead thermometer and it’s been amazing. It registers in seconds and works awesome during the night since the display lights up. Definitely recommend for babies and new mommies."—Barbi Wing

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    25. A silicone and wood teething ring with a cute giraffe face sure to charm your little one as it goes to work relieving the discomfort of sore and tender gums.

    The silicone and wood giraffe teething rings in pastel colors
    The Baby Space / Etsy

    The Baby Space is a small biz based in Heywood, United Kingdom founded iby Natalia and Jan, parents of two adorable children to provide colorful toys, handmade decors for nurseries, teething aid and gifts for little ones. 

    Promising review: "Amazing quality product. Great value! Love the colour soooo much!"—Brooklin Emily 

    Get it from The Baby Space on Etsy for $10.10 (available in six colors).

    26. Aveeno Baby eczema therapy balm with such serious healing powers 7,000 people felt compelled to give it a 5-star review: This stuff clears up flare-ups when *nothing* else works — leaving skin dewy and ~baby soft.~

    Reviewer's before photo showing their child's arm covered with eczema rashes and after photo showing the arm with the eczema rashes gone

    Need proof that it really works? Check out what a difference this made for the reviewer above — they applied the cream on their 18-month-old at bedtime and the rash was gone by morning!

    Promising review: "I want to give this more than five stars!! My newborn daughter had the worst eczema. Poor thing. Her skin was always splotchy, rough and red. I noticed a huge difference after using this once! After a week or two, she had smooth baby soft skin!!"—Deb Zilla

    Get it from Amazon for $17.84.

    27. A travel bottle warmer that needs no electricity, holds wide and standard sized bottles and keeps water boiling hot for HOURS. Perfect for road trips or night feedings when your baby straight-up refuses cold bottles.


    Promising review: "This is by far one of the best purchases I have made since having my baby. I am on the go a lot. I am nursing still and like to bring previously frozen expressed milk. It was difficult trying to plan around making sure I was somewhere that would have boiling hot water to use to warm up the milk. With this we no longer have to worry about it. The water stays hot all day. It takes only a few minutes to heat up a bottle for the baby. This works so well that I don’t just use it on the go but at home too. If my husband will be home with baby and knows he’s going to have to warm up a bottle we will get this ready so we can quickly get the bottle warmed up when it’s time. This is easy to use and convenient. If you need a warmer for on the go you won’t regret purchasing this!"—Mindy

    Get it from Amazon for $12.56.

    28. A game-changing Honest Company diaper rash spray so your fingernails are never victimized again by that greasy, sticky paste.

    The bottle of diaper rash cream spray

    Promising review: "This makes diaper changing and dealing with rashes a breeze. I hate using the kind in the tube, even with those special applicators, it’s just too much stuff to deal with when you can just spray this stuff and be done with it. A good tip is to even be more effective is to let baby’s butt air out for a few seconds after using the wet wipes, spray, let it set and then fasten the diaper. However, just spraying and going is fine too. I’m never buying diaper cream in a tube again as long as this product is on the market.."—Janice Newman

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    29. A cult status stain remover capable of tackling stubborn stains — from poop to spit up — so effectively it might make you say, "Whoa, what a difference."

    Promising review: "Incredible results! I used this on four garments that my newborn had pooped on. The stains had set and run through the wash twice already. Well, after soaking them for four hours in this product they came out, using what I have to imagine is some magical formula. This is a must-have for any parent!" —Metro West Mama

    Get it from Amazon for $7.96.

    30. A baby bottle brush made with coconut fibers that's kind to the planet 🌍 and boasts a flexible tip to makes cleaning hard-to-reach areas eazy peazy.

    The wood baby bottle brush with coconut fibers
    Me Mother Earth / Etsy

    Me Mother Earth is a small biz based in Las Vegas, Nevada that specializes in eco-friendly products.

    Promising review: "Great product, love that it’s not plastic and came with minimal packaging. Perfect for cleaning baby bottles."—Jacki Van Meter 

    Get it from Me Mother Earth on Etsy for $7.49 (available in two tip sizes).

    31. A seahorse ~baby whisperer~ with a glowing belly and mysterious magical powers that'll play lullabies, classical tunes, and ocean sounds when it's squeezed to inexplicably soothe little ones to sleep.


    Promising review: "When other methods failed to get our three month old to sleep, my husband and I purchased this seahorse out of desperation. Our son, Henry, loves it! We can now lay him down in his own bed and we press the seahorse's belly and watch Henry stare at the soft glow like he's in a trance. After several minutes, Henry drifts off to sleep. It's great. I really knew we found the solution when I carried him upstairs because he was fussy and laid him in his bed. He was still crying until I gave him the seahorse. Henry instantly stopped crying and hugged the seahorse and smiled."—Sherry L. Goss

    Get it on Amazon for $11.69.

    32. A pack of game-changing Carter's sleepers with 2-way zippers that zip down from the neck or ~up from the toe~ to save you during middle-of-the-night diaper changes.

    Two baby sleepers in bear and turtle print

    Promising review: "Absolutely LOOOOOVE these sleepers! The soft and thin fabric makes them perfect for summer time sleeping, especially if your baby sweats a lot like mine! The two-way zipper makes it easier for middle of the night diaper changes, my daughter hardly wake up when I change her diaper when she wears these! My hubby also approves of these sleepers saying it makes it so much easier to change their squirming little butt! " —Sara Scannell

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $13.07+ (available in sizes preemie–9 months and 8 prints).

    33. A three-in-one night-light, sound machine and time-to-rise device you can control from your phone that basically sleep trains your night owls by letting you create custom light and sound programs in sync with bedtime, nap time and wake up routines — so they know when it's time to hit the sack and when it's OK to come running to your room.


    You'll be eternally grateful to catch a few extra ZZZs in the morning.

    Promising review: "OK, so I never write reviews, but this product has changed our lives. My 3-year-old son has always been a horrible sleeper but got worse when we transitioned him to a toddler bed. He was getting up anywhere between two to five times per night. We were exhausted and so was he. We were willing to try anything. Then I came across the Hatch Baby. I really didn’t think it would work but we were desperate. The key is consistency. We had a yellow light set as a getting ready for bed with soft music and then we used a red light with the rain setting for night time. My son loved it in the morning when the green light would come on. He would run in our room and say, "It’s time to wake up, the birds are chirping." The first week was hit and miss. We just kept saying if it’s the red light you must stay in bed. Then it happened.....the seventh night he didn’t get up. I thought maybe it was a fluke....nope. He hasn’t gotten up once since then. This product has seriously changed our lives. We are all finally getting some much needed sleep. My son is much happier and less moody. Please do not hesitate to buy this product if you need your little one to get more sleep. I would give it 10 stars if I could!!!Julia Platt

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    34. An inflatable water mat with floating foam fishies to cast a mesmerizing spell on your bubba — until they temporarily forget that they, um, detest tummy time.


    Promising review: "If I could give this product more stars I would! My son hates tummy time until I purchased this. It's been a lifesaver I definitely recommend to everyone that's having a hard time getting your baby to do tummy time!—Samantha

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    35. A pack of anti-colic silicone baby bottles for any parent struggling to get their LO to take the bottle. These are designed to look ~literally like the boob~ to help (fingers crossed!) your bébé latch on without a fuss.

    Three silicone baby bottles in grey

    Promising review: "I have tried every baby bottle on the market. Anti-colic, slow flow, fast flow, whatever they sell, I have tried. I really love the original Nanobebe bottles, and when I saw an advertisement for this new bottle I was eager to give it a try as I have a very colicky 6 week old! I was not disappointed! My son seems to get the perfect flow of milk from this nipple, he's not able to chug it like he does with other bottle brands, and does not fuss over not getting an adequate flow either... Less spitting up, less gas...I'm sold! Not only that but the bottle itself is very ergonomic and comfortable for both me and dad to hold, and it's easily taken apart and cleaned which is a huge bonus! I highly recommend you try this bottle if you've got a colicky baby or you are just looking for a bottle that works without all the fuss!"—Rich deck

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in four colors and in two sizes).

    36. A gently weighted sleep sack if you've been up at an ungodly hour desperately googling *baby sleep solutions.* This soft swaddle is designed to feel like a calming, reassuring hand on your baby's chest.

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    Promising review: "My 6 week old baby refused to sleep anywhere but our arms. We would put her in the bassinet and she would scream the moment we put her down. Or she would start grunting and flailing. We purchased this as a last resort. The first night we put her in it she slept in her bassinet for 3 hours! The second night 5 hours! Then woke up to eat and right back to sleep! Yes it's pricey but as a mama who was at her wit's end this was a game changer and worth the price!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in sizes 0–24 months and 11 prints).

    37. A super plush and soft burp cloth made with eight layers of cotton gauze to absorb those expected (and unexpected 🤮) messes.

    A parent with the burp cloth on their shoulder and holding a baby
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    Charley Charles Shop is a small biz based in Grand Rapids, Michigan founded by a mom of two little ladies that specializes in modern, handmade baby goods.

    Promising review: "The most amazing burp cloth I’ve ever used! I’ve tried many and even made my own through 8 babies and this is by far the best! Buy it!"—Jessica

    Get it from Charley Charles Shop on Etsy for $14.25 (available in 20 colors).

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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