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27 Underrated Parenting Products That Actually Work

There are a lot of products that you don't need. These are the ones you do.

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1. Boudreaux's Butt Paste

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"I swear by it for diaper rashes because it has the highest zinc oxide and saved us when our daughter had an allergic reaction to wipes." —Vince-Kristin Aleman, Facebook

Get the 16-ounce jar here for $12.59.

5. Baby Bum Brush

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"I hate dipping my finger into the huge tub and getting it all over my hand. With this, I just dip the spatula in and coat the baby with diaper cream." —Melanie Marie Mills, Facebook

Get it here for $7.99.

8. Baby Backseat Mirror for Car

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"I went crazy for the first week not being able to see my baby in her rear-facing car seat. It’s not everyone’s favorite shower gift, but these mirrors are necessary." —alizabethserenityd

Get it here for $21.90.

10. Boppy Pillow

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"It's a miracle not only for nursing or bottle-feeding but for propping up the baby in a comfortable way. We used ours for nearly everything: feeding, tummy time, learning to sit up, posing for pictures, or just hanging out." —Samantha Keller, Facebook

Get it here for $29.97.

20. The Windi

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"My boy had a lot of problems with his tummy the first three, months and this product (which helps babies relieve gas) was a real lifesaver." —Kathleen Berglund, Facebook

Get it here for $14.47.

22. Wubbanub Plush Pacifier Toy

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"It's a pacifier attached to a plush animal with weighted beanbag material in the paws. Before we got one, my baby knocked his pacifier out of his mouth and cried until it was reinserted dozens of times a day." —Sana Ahmed, Facebook

Get it here for $12.95.

24. The Mommy Hook

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"It hangs on your stroller or shopping cart and lets you hook your purse, shopping bags, etc., onto it instead of you having to jam them all underneath. Genius!" —stephaniemerrillf

Get it here for $6.99.

27. Dr. Brown Bottles

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"My nephew had horrible gas no matter how much we burped him or changed feeding positions. My cousin told us about Dr. Brown bottles and we were hooked — no more crying all night." —Jojojet

Get a set of four here for $19.99.

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