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    If You Have A Baby, You’ll Find These 40 Things So Useful

    Little things for your little one that'll make your life easier.

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    1. A huggable pacifier that'll make it easier for your baby to hold a soother in their mouth. The little stuffed animal will give them something to hold onto, so it's less likely to fall.

    A baby with a pacifier in their mouth with a small stuffed animal hanging from it

    2. A thick play mat that can be folded up when your baby is finished playing on it. It has a drawstring that'll help turn it into a diaper bag, so you can take their toys with you anywhere. Clean up time just got easier.

    3. This multipurpose balm that'll help treat your baby's skin issues (like cradle cap, dryness, and irritation). It's a plant-based formula that's packed with shea butter, tamanu oil, and chamomile, making it safe to use on your little one and your sensitive skin, too.

    A person holding a tube of thick lotion with a swatch of product on their hand

    4. A training spoon with a thick handle that'll make it easier for your baby to grip. It's made of silicone, so it's soft enough that it can double as a teething toy.

    A baby with a silicone spoon in their mouth

    5. A nasal aspirator that'll clear your baby's stuffy nose in no time. It has a collection cup that'll prevent the transfer of mucus and bacteria, and comes apart easily, so you can clean it by hand or in the dishwasher.

    A person using an electric nasal aspirator on their baby's nose

    6. A Ninja blender, if you want to make your own baby food. It'll cut through fruit and veggies so easily, you won't have to worry about finding any food chunks.

    The blender next to a jar of cashews

    7. Or a set of food storage containers that are the perfect portion size for your little one. The clear lids and containers make it easy to see what's inside and they come with a little tray so they'll sit flat in your fridge or freezer.

    Six small containers in a tray

    8. A frozen pop tray, so you can make homemade miniature ice pops for your baby. The have long handles, so your little one can hold them, and have a little ring around the base to catch juice as their ice pop melts.

    A baby eats a homemade ice pop

    9. A phone holder that'll attach to your stroller or shopping cart, so you can keep your device within arms reach. It comes with a magnetic phone mount that'll connect with a metal base, making it compatible with any phone.

    A baby sitting in a stroller with a phone attached to the handle

    10. An electronic sterilizer that can hold six bottles at a time and disinfect them in six minutes. You can also use it to sterilize other non-metal items like pacifiers, breast pumps, and sippy cups.

    A person placing a pacifier into a rectangular bottle sterilizing device

    11. And a mini UV sterilizer that'll get rid of all the germs on your pacifiers and bottle nipples in minutes. It's small enough to fit in your purse or baby bag, so you can use it while you're on the go.

    A person taking the lid off a small UV sterilizing container

    12. A reflective cover that'll keep your baby's car seat from getting too hot. It's made with an elastic trim that'll fit over most car seats, and reviewers say it's easy to put on or take off.

    13. A pair of sunglasses that'll protect your baby's eyes from UV rays and look stylish while doing it. They come with a stretchy strap that you can attach to the handles, so you'll never lose them.

    A baby wearing sunglasses

    14. A thermometer that'll fit comfortably into your baby's ear to get the most accurate temperature. It's easy to use and comes with a pack of filters to prevent germs from spreading. Plus, the screen will light up green, yellow, or red based if your baby has a normal, elevated, or high temperature.

    A thermometer with a small screen on the back

    15. A 2-in-1 placemat and plate that'll stick to any table or highchair tray and keep your baby from knocking everything over. It has three sections that are perfect portion sizes for little one, and it's small enough that you can store in your cupboard or drawer when you're not using it.

    16. A pack of muslin cloths, because more is always better. The soft cotton material is also super absorbent, so you can use them to burp or wash your baby.

    A parent holding their baby in their arms with a cloth over their shoulder

    17. A rubber ducky that'll make bath time so much fun. It also has a safety stamp at the bottom that'll glow with the word "HOT" if the water temperature passes 40°C.

    A small child holding a rubber duck toy

    18. A stroller hook that'll hold all your grocery or shopping bags when you run out of space in the basket. It's incredibly durable and can hold up to 35 pounds with ease.

    A stroller with a large carabiner hook attached to it A purse and multiple shopping bags are suspended from the hook

    19. A baby wipe dispenser and warmer that'll make changing your baby's diaper a more comfortable experience. It has a light on the front for nighttime changes that'll automatically shut off after ten minutes.

    20. A weighted sleep sack that'll mimic the feeling of being held and help your baby sleep more soundly. It has a two-way zipper that'll make it easier to change them in the middle of night, and it's reversible, so it won't matter if your baby sleeps on their tummy or back.

    Two babies lying in a crib in sleep sacks

    21. A formula dispenser that'll help you prep your baby's bottles ahead of time, so won't have to rush when it's feeding time. It's divided into three eight-ounce sections and has a twistable lid, so you can just pour formula straight into the bottle.

    A small baby formula container with three compartments

    22. A space-saving dish rack that'll give you a place to stack extra cups and bottles. It'll fit neatly under your cabinet and can hold all your small items like lids and jars. The top and base are removable, making it easier to clean and empty excess water.

    An upright dish rack with multiple hooks and a shelf above them The hooks have baby bottles hanging from them with pacifiers lying in the shelf

    23. A stroller organizer that'll give your buggy a little extra storage space. It has adjustable straps that'll fit any handle bar and six compartments to store your things, including two deep pockets for cups.

    A stroller with a fabric bag hanging from the handles The bag has multiple pockets with items like a cellphone, diaper, keys, and sippy cups in them

    24. A food-dispensing spoon that'll make meal times way less messy. Just fill the silicone bulb with up to three ounces of food and then squeeze the sides to distribute it.

    A person feeding their baby with a spoon The spoon has a large tube attached to it filled with baby food

    25. A medicine dispenser that'll keep your baby from spitting up. It comes with a pacifier attachment that's soft and squishy, making it more familiar to your baby than a regular syringe.

    A syringe with a pacifier attached to the top

    26. A bottle of bubble bath that'll make your little will feel very, very sleepy. It's made with a blend of chamomile, elderflower, and valerian extracts to soothe their sense, plus a jojoba and sunflower seed oils to hydrate their skin.

    A bottle of bubble bath floating in a tub filled with water

    27. A small LED night light that'll make midnight feeds and diaper changes infinitely easier because you'll actually be able to see everything. The light also has a timer setting and a night mode feature, so the baby can sleep or breastfeed in a soft light that won't hurt their eyes.

    28. A breathable car seat cover that'll create a little cocoon around your baby and protect them from dust, bugs, germs, and sunlight. It can also function as a soft, stretchy breastfeeding cover and creates a quiet, private space for them to sleep or nurse.

    A parent sitting next to a car seat with a cotton cover wrapped around it

    29. Or a shopping cart cover, if your baby loves to touch everything. It'll cover the entire seat, so you won't have to worry about your little one licking the handles while you shop.

    A child sitting in a shopping cart that's lined with a long fabric cover

    30. A little snack bowl with a spill-proof lid that'll keep your little one from making a huge mess. The soft, flexible flaps will bend when your little one reaches inside, so pieces of food only come out one at a time. And it has a handle on the side that'll make it easy for them to hold.

    A small child holding a small bowl filled with Cheerios

    31. A baby bib with a large pocket at the bottom that'll catch food before it hits the floor. It's made of durable silicone that is easier to clean and won't stain like a traditional cloth bib.

    A silicone bib on a counter top

    32. Or a short-sleeved baby bib that'll provide as much coverage as a smock or apron. It's long enough that it'll sit in their lap to protect their shirt and pants, so you won't have to do a load of laundry after every meal.

    A small child sitting in a highchair eating They're wearing a bib with short sleeves

    33. A static-free baby monitor that'll cancel out background noises, so you'll hear every sound your little one makes. It has a built-in belt clip that'll make it easier to carry around the house with you. Reviewers say it has an impressive range and love that it lets them know when they've gone too far away.

    A round plastic baby monitor device with a walkie talkie next to it

    34. A bathtub caddy that'll keep your baby's tub toys organized and within reach of their little arms. There are slats on the sides to help the water drain, and a separate compartment to store soap and shampoo.

    35. A car mirror that can be adjusted to get the perfect view of your little one at any time. It's made of shatter-resistant acrylic safety glass and is encased in a thick plastic frame that's practically indestructible.

    A rectangular mirror in a thick plastic frame with straps attached to the back

    36. A large-capacity diaper bag that'll fit all their baby's necessities and look good doing it. It has ten compartments to keep all your bits and bobs organized, including two mesh side pockets for bottles.

    A person carrying a baby and wearing a large diaper bag over their shoulder

    37. Or a diaper bag that looks like a super-chic backpack. The main compartment is spacious enough to hold all their essentials, but it also has front and side pockets (perfect for bottles and smaller toys)

    A person carrying a baby and wearing a backpack on one shoulder

    38. A cute whale-shaped bath cup with a sturdy handle, so you can easily rinse your baby off, without getting water or soap in their eyes.

    39. And a whale-shaped spout cover that'll prevent any bathtub injuries. It has an adjustable strap, so it'll fit any faucet. And you can hang it by its tail to dry when you're finished with it.

    A smooth plastic whale is cover the end of a bathtub faucet

    40. And finally, a pacifier clip that'll prevent you from ever losing a soother again. The teeth are strong enough to clip to your baby's shirt collar and there's a chain of silicone beads for them to chew on if they're teething.

    Two pacifier clips with a beaded silicone rope

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