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35 Genius Parenting Inventions

I have no idea how our ancestors raised kids without these things.

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1. Mesh Feeder

This feeder lets your baby gnaw on real food with none of the choking risk. Pro-parenting tip: you can also pop frozen fruit into the mesh bag to provide your baby some teething relief.
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This feeder lets your baby gnaw on real food with none of the choking risk. Pro-parenting tip: you can also pop frozen fruit into the mesh bag to provide your baby some teething relief.

2. Faucet Extender

Makes it so much easier for your shorties to wash those icky kid germs of their hands.
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Makes it so much easier for your shorties to wash those icky kid germs of their hands.

3. Snack Trap

The lid is designed to prevent the contents from spilling when your toddler inevitably drops the cup.
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The lid is designed to prevent the contents from spilling when your toddler inevitably drops the cup.

4. The Buzzy

The Buzzy uses cold and vibration to provide natural pain relief.
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The Buzzy uses cold and vibration to provide natural pain relief.

5. Ba Baby Bottle Holder

The ingenious design allows babies to easily hold their bottles.
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The ingenious design allows babies to easily hold their bottles.

6. No-Tears Shampoos and Soaps

An oldie, but a goodie.
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An oldie, but a goodie.

7. Forehead Thermometer

Because anything that keeps you from sticking something up your baby's butt is a win.
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Because anything that keeps you from sticking something up your baby's butt is a win.

8. Bottle/Sippy Cup Leash

Avoid the drama of a lost bottle by strapping it to your stroller.
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Avoid the drama of a lost bottle by strapping it to your stroller.

9. Velcro

Laces suck. Velcro forever!
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Laces suck. Velcro forever!

10. Pacifier Medicine Dispenser

Allows your baby to soothe herself while getting her medicine. Genius.
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Allows your baby to soothe herself while getting her medicine. Genius.

11. Good Nite Lite

Teaches your kids to stay in bed until the moon turns into a sun. Just like real life!
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Teaches your kids to stay in bed until the moon turns into a sun. Just like real life!

12. Food Dispensing Spoon

Because dipping a spoon into a jar is for losers.
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Because dipping a spoon into a jar is for losers.

13. Backseat Baby Alarm

Forgetting your baby in a hot car is every parent's nightmare. This amazing invention guarantees it will never happen.
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Forgetting your baby in a hot car is every parent's nightmare. This amazing invention guarantees it will never happen.

14. FlyeBaby

The only way flying could be more enjoyable is if you left the baby at home.
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The only way flying could be more enjoyable is if you left the baby at home.

15. Keep It Klean

Because babies drop stuff all the time.
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Because babies drop stuff all the time.

16. Mixie Bottle

Make eight ounces of formula with only one hand.
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Make eight ounces of formula with only one hand.

17. Swoop Bag

The perfect way to keep your kids clean and organized...in theory.
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The perfect way to keep your kids clean and organized...in theory.

18. NoseFrida

It looks terrifying, but it's the best way to get mucus out of your baby's nose.
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It looks terrifying, but it's the best way to get mucus out of your baby's nose.

19. DropCam

Turn your smart phone or tablet into a monitor in under five minutes.
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Turn your smart phone or tablet into a monitor in under five minutes.

20. The Learning Tower

The perfect way for your kids to get into everything...safely.
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The perfect way for your kids to get into everything...safely.

21. Portable Breast Pump

The portable breast pump allowed women freedom while still nourishing their babies. Three cheers for the breast pump!
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The portable breast pump allowed women freedom while still nourishing their babies. Three cheers for the breast pump!

22. Amazon Mom

Get everything you need for your baby in two days via Amazon Mom.
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Get everything you need for your baby in two days via Amazon Mom.

23. Light-up Toothbrush

When the light in the toothbrush goes out, it's time to switch sides!
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When the light in the toothbrush goes out, it's time to switch sides!

24. NogginStik

The NogginStik lights up, rattles, and has a mirror. I'm thirty-seven and as enthralled by it as my four-month-old is.
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The NogginStik lights up, rattles, and has a mirror. I'm thirty-seven and as enthralled by it as my four-month-old is.

25. Heat-Sensitive Products

Heat-sensitive products keep you from injuring your child with water or food that's too hot.
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Heat-sensitive products keep you from injuring your child with water or food that's too hot.

26. Formula Prep Machine

Perfect for those bleary eyed middle-of-the-night feedings.
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Perfect for those bleary eyed middle-of-the-night feedings.

27. Boogie Wipes

These amazing wipes remove mucus and other grossness without drying out your kid's skin.
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These amazing wipes remove mucus and other grossness without drying out your kid's skin.

28. Back Buddy

This pillow was designed especially for pregnant and nursing mothers to provide excellent back support. It's, uh, pretty easy on a dad's back, too.
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This pillow was designed especially for pregnant and nursing mothers to provide excellent back support. It's, uh, pretty easy on a dad's back, too.

29. Refresh-a-Baby

Turn any water bottle into a baby bottle.
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Turn any water bottle into a baby bottle.

30. Lobster Highchair

This portable high chair can attach to any table, weighs just two pounds, and is small enough to fit in your diaper bag.
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This portable high chair can attach to any table, weighs just two pounds, and is small enough to fit in your diaper bag.

31. Zipaboo

The strategically-placed zipper lets you change your baby's diaper without exposing any extra skin to the cold air.
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The strategically-placed zipper lets you change your baby's diaper without exposing any extra skin to the cold air.

32. Snap On Wearable Bibs

These bibs snap directly onto your baby's shirt or onesie, becoming part of the outfit.
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These bibs snap directly onto your baby's shirt or onesie, becoming part of the outfit.

33. The Aqua Scale

This scale is so accurate that it can read your baby's weight right down to the ounce/gram.
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This scale is so accurate that it can read your baby's weight right down to the ounce/gram.

34. Milk Savers

Collects leaking breast milk while you nurse.
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Collects leaking breast milk while you nurse.

35. Learn 'N' Turn

The adjustable angles help babies learn how to feed themselves.
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The adjustable angles help babies learn how to feed themselves.

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