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    19 Splurge-Worthy Parenting Products That Are Actually Worth Your Money


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    1. A BabyBjörn bouncer to calm your little one into a restful sleep without all the fuss.


    It converts into three different reclining positions, and the fabric is machine washable!

    Promising review: "I am so impressed with this baby bouncer. My once colicky baby is instantly soothed by this bouncer. Our little girl is five weeks old and is not impressed with any of our other baby 'gadgets.' We have a swing, a rock and play, a glider, and a little vibrating seat. The only thing that seems to calm her down when she is in the middle of one of her colic spells is bouncing her pretty quickly in our arms or on our legs. This can be incredibly tiring after awhile. I began to search for a baby bouncer and quickly realized that all of the powered bouncers provided very small and smooth bouncing motion. My baby prefers a quick bouncing motion, this is truly the only thing that will calm her down and give us all some peace in our home. " —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $199.99 (available in seven colors).

    2. Baby Banz earmuffs so your baby can join the family at louder events without damaging their precious lil' ears.


    Promising review: "These worked perfectly for my six week old son. We used them during a marching band parade (24 bands with very long percussion strings) and he slept the entire time. My husband also brought him up on stage during a concert and he wasn't the least bit upset about the noise. They're very lightweight too. He doesn't mind wearing them for long periods." —Staci

    Get a pair from Amazon for $24.95 (available in 26 colors).

    3. An upholstered swivel glider chair and an ottoman to match for the perfect nursery set-up for any new parents.


    Promising review: "I highly recommend this chair!! I bought it for our nursery and I've been using it for about three months with my little one. I nurse in it and it works wonderfully. I"m 5'6" and I use a pillow to nurse and it fits great. It is very well made, good construction, nice material, not scratchy or too soft that you slide around. The chair swivels perfectly. No squeaking! I like it better than having a lazy boy with the footrest that comes out since I use the foot stool to lay things on like burp cloths, folding clothes etc. Its useful in that way. Also my daughter uses it as a stool and moves it about the room playing with it. Great design and look. Definitely recommend." —Robin

    Get it from Amazon for $329 (available in four colors).

    4. A 6-in-1 convertible highchair equipped with a dishwasher-safe tray, six height adjustments, and three reclining positions for effortless feeding.


    Promising review: "This high chair is the greatest quality chair that I could've ever asked for. I knew it had different options as baby grows but it had a few other features I didn't realize until I got it. First, there are three types of trays, which I love the options for different things. Second, the material is easy to wide down, like this thing is easy to clean! I'm not going to lie, I thought the white was a little concerning, but it's not a problem at all! Thirdly, it may be heavy, which is actually really nice, but it does have wheels that roll very well over hardwood and carpet. And on top of all that, you have all the rest of the features! Highly recommended, definitely get what you pay for." —Melrose86

    Get it from Amazon for $151.99 (available in five colors).

    5. An Ubbi steel diaper pail designed to eliminate mess, smell, and overall hassle during constant diaper changes.


    Promising review: "I think the idea of making a stainless steel pail is great! Not only is it easy to clean but the smell is well contained. I can even use my cloth diaper bag with this pail which was a major selling point for us! Cost is more than we wanted to spend, however it has proved to be worth it. Another plus, Amazon's shipping was super fast, especially considering the size of the thing!"—roguemama

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99 (available in 15 colors).

    6. A 4-in-1 crib that'll turn into a toddler, day, and full-sized bed as your child grows older.


    Promising review: "These are beautiful cribs! I ordered two for our twins. They are great quality and very sturdy! These cribs cannot be shaken or wiggled yet they are light enough to easily pick up and move into position. They are a beautiful clean white color. Assembly was no problem at all. Took about an hour. The pictures do not do it justice because they are stunning in person." —JR511

    Get it from Amazon for $239 (available in five colors).

    7. A stylish diaper bag designed with eleven pockets, including two large zip pockets and two insulated side pockets to fit extra-wide bottles.


    Promising review: "Excellent diaper bag. This is the second bag I have purchased and I knew what I was looking for this time. The main pocket is zippered, which is a big must-have for me after having a magnetic closure one which just kept opening. It's big enough for my baby's stuff, a couple toys, a spare shirt for me and the hubby etc. The big front and back areas are great for keeping my stuff separate from the diapers." —Blubuny

    Get it from Amazon for $89.30 (available in two colors).

    8. A portable pop-up playpen that'll provide a shady spot to play outside for the youngest members of the family. The dome's material has an anti-UV rating of 50+ which protects your child's skin from 99% of harmful UV-A and UV-B rays!


    Plus, it folds and unfolds so quickly! It's portable and weighs less than 3lbs. The kit comes with a carrying bag so you can take it to the park or the beach with ease.

    Promising review: "I was looking for a little tent that will keep my baby in the shade and will be comfortable to carry. This product had it all. A great design, a big canopy, and most importantly it is easy to set up and put away when done. This will go with us on every trip!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $34.61 (available in two sizes and three colors).

    9. A changing table designed with a water-resistant changing pad and safety rails, plus plenty of storage space where you need it.


    Promising review: "This thing is a life saver. Changing at chest height is way better than bending over and more storage is never bad. Quality of this for the price is great. Includes straps to hold your little one away from the edges. We got the whole nursery set and couldn't be happier with it" —Wolfie

    Get it from Amazon for $101.15 (available in seven colors).

    10. A baby bottle electric steam sterilizer and dryer that'll clean up to 11 bottles and things like teethers, pacifiers, and plastic toys all at once!


    Promising review: "This is the best thing ever for a pumping/working/busy mom! I wash bottles at night for daycare the next day and this totally beats boiling or those microwave bags that only hold two bottles! This is perfect for his teething toys too! My only regret is that I did not order sooner!" —mommyto4boys

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95

    11. An on-the-go breast pump backpack with space for everything you could possibly think of for convenient breastfeeding.


    Promising review: "This bag is everything! The size is perfect. Somehow the bag is smaller than you'd expect it to be and still fits so much stuff. My Medela pump with tubing and AC adapter and a little cooler fit perfectly in the side pocket with room to spare. The Medela four bottle cooler fits like Tetris in the bottom of the bag opposite the pump pocket. My 15 inch laptop and a notebook for work fit in the bag. (There is a padded laptop pocket) There is a zipper pocket for pens and such inside the bag. Then there are four more pockets on the outside of the bag. I absolutely love dedicated pockets on the outside of a bag so you're rummaging through your bag for things like your cell phone and keys. The fabric is nylon and I was afraid it was going to look cheap, but it really doesn't! It just has a lovely sheen, and I love the design. I'm so in love!" —Crystal

    Get it from Amazon for $125 (available in two colors).

    12. An all-in-one car seat that'll evolve as your child grows older, giving you ten years of safe and comfortable rides.


    Promising review: "I have four children and we have owned many carseats over the years, but we LOVE Gracos the most! This convertible carseat is perfect to take your child from birth to ten years old. Set up was easy as it came all in once piece. To adjust the height you simply pull the lever at the top. Padding on the butt and back is similar to that of a nice bicycle chair, squishy and thickly padded. The material is also soft and wipeable. The recline feature is very neat for sleepy babies. I love that all my kids fit comfortably and safely in this model and it grows with them, saving me money over the years to come!" —Candra C. Georgi

    Get it from Amazon for $239.99 (available in nine colors).

    13. A 100% organic cotton baby bathrobe so your young one stays warm and happy between bath-time and bedtime.


    Promising review: "Absolutely cute! Very nice material and really absorbent. I bought it for his swimming class and it's nice to use to when you travel as well! He is going to be 11 months soon but it still has room." —Sin Ting Leung

    Get it from Amazon for $27.93.

    14. A walk-through infant gate to keep your little ones safe and out of harm's way.

    Promising review: "This gate was easy to install at the bottom of our long stairway to prevent our dogs from going up when we're away. Would also work well for children. It is sturdy and aesthetically pleasing. The self-closing feature works well, too. It is easy to unlock for adults, but it would be difficult for a young child." —Michael O. Simmons

    Get it from Amazon for $52.25 (available in two colors).

    15. A mechanical noise canceling machine so unwanted sounds can't enter the room and you can soothe your baby into a deep sleep.

    Promising review: "This is one of the more expensive small white noise machines we looked at but I’m so glad we made the splurge. It’s small, lightweight, and easy to turn off and on. It has a low and high setting and you can twist the center piece and top piece to create so many different sounds to how the air flows. My baby and I sleep peacefully with it." —Lindsey Gilman

    Get it from Amazon for $43.93 (available in five colors).

    16. Or a stuffed animal sheep that'll double as a sound machine to keep your kiddos cuddled and relaxed as they fall asleep.

    Promising review: "This has been an essential bedtime help for all of my children. We take it on overnight trips and I think it helps make the kids feel something is familiar in any unfamiliar location. I bought more than one for each child's room. My oldest is three and we still use this every nap and night. She turns it on by herself if she wakes up during the night or to entertain her if she wakes up really early. There are several songs and then nature sounds including a heartbeat that my kids loved as newborns. You can set the timer to two different lengths of time, the longest being 45 minutes (which makes it last long enough to make sure the child is asleep before it shuts off). The lamb has Velcro straps to secure this to the crib or bed." —jmcc33

    Get it from Amazon for $31.95 (available in five colors).

    17. A travel crib (it converts to a backpack!) for anyone who brings their little ones on adventures.


    Promising review: "I love this product! We were hesitant to buy it at first because of the price, but it worked perfectly for traveling. We ended up deciding to buy it since renting a pack-n-play at our rental would have been $40 nightly anyways. The size of the folded up crib is perfect as a carry-on for air travel, and it is easy and light to carry due to the backpack straps. Set up and take-down/packing were very easy. I actually wish we had bought this since the very beginning. We will definitely use it for more vacations in the future and recommend it to other parents who like to travel with their infants!." —Chelsea K

    Get it from Amazon for $209.

    18. An eight-panel interactive play pen so you know where your kid is at all times and they have a safe space to learn, play, and grow.

    Promising review: "It arrived quickly. The playpen is exactly as described. Works Great. I love the rubber feet so my wood floors don't get scratched. I love the flexibility to shape it like you need and change it later." —Smiley

    Get it from Amazon for $109.99.

    19. A Boba Baby Wrap carrier for newborns so parents don't need to adjust or take off their carrier when doing small tasks — where you go, they go!


    Promising review: "My two month old loves this wrap and I take him everywhere in it; the grocery store, baseball games, around the house, etc. It's helped so much during his fussy times, we cannot live without it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95 (available in 13 colors).

    Incredible products for incredible families!

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

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