19 Mind-Blowing Baby Shower Gifts For The 21st Century

Because today’s babies are high-tech.


1. Origami Power Folding Stroller

This state of the art stroller not only opens and closes at the push of a button, but has an LCD dashboard, lights that come on in low light situations, and a built-in cell phone charger! Get it here for $849.99.

2. The Kid Lid

This simple yet ingenious product covers a computer keyboard so kids can’t bang on or pull off the keys. Get one now with a $20 donation to the company’s Kickstarter page.

3. 37 Degrees Temperature Controlled Onesie

Babies are unable to regulate their temperature like adults, but these onesies (made out of the same smart material used for NASA’s space suits) help babies stay at the optimal temperature and avoid overheating. Get one here for $50.

4. The Owlet Smart Sock

This soon to be released device transmits a baby’s heart rate and oxygen levels (plus other vitals) to a new parent’s smartphone. Pre-order one here.

5. The World’s First Portable UV Pacifier Sterilizer


This amazing gadget allows parents on-the-go to clean a pacifier even when they are away from water using nothing but the sun’s rays! Get one here for $35.

6. Milkscreen Test Strips


Perfect for letting moms know when they do and don’t need to “pump and dump,” these strips need just two minutes to test breast milk for traces of alcohol. Get a box here for $12.99.

7. Aquatopia Audible Bath Thermometer

This floating turtle gives an accurate readout of a bath’s temperature, and will even beep when the water gets too hot or too cold. Order one here for $11.99.

8. A Keepsake Sculpture Of An Ultrasound


COGUS, an obstetrical ultrasound service in Victoria, Australia, will turn a 3D ultrasound photo into a “Little Cupid” figurine. Learn more here.

9. The WhyCry Baby Crying Analyzer

Babies can’t tell you why they’re crying, but this device can by analyzing their cries. Get one here for $49.99.

10. Withings Wireless Smart Kid Scale


This groundbreaking scale sends a baby’s data to their parent’s computer where it is plotted on charts that track their development (and accessible via an app). Get one here for $149.99.

11. Itzbeen Pocket Nanny Baby Care Timer

Coast Innovations

Sleep deprived new parents will appreciate this impressive machine, which keeps track of a baby’s feedings, naps, and diaper changes. Get one here for $22.95.

12. A Subscription To OneDay

This service lets parents create a digital time capsule of their child’s life (full of photos, videos, and text) that is emailed to the child at a date of the parents’ choosing.

13. iPad Car Headrest Mount

This is the perfect way to keep kids entertained on long car rides. Find one here for $25.99.

14. Dropcam Video Monitor


This top of the line baby monitor streams high-definiton footage to a computer, mobile device, or tablet no matter where you are. Additionally, it has cool features like two-way talk (so a parent can hear and talk to their baby). Get one here for $199.

15. Motion Sensing Sleep Sheep


This classic cutie has been updated with sensor-activated technology, which detects the baby’s movement and plays comforting sounds to lull them back to sleep. Get one here for $30.95.

16. BEABA Babycook Pro 2X

Beaba USA

New parents can make their own baby food with this device, which has the ability to steam, blend, warm, and defrost food. Get one here for $174.95.

17. BabyPlus Prenatal Education System


When worn around a pregnant woman’s stomach, this developmental tool delivers rhythmic “lessons” to the baby that strengthen their long term learning capabilities. Get one here for $149.99.

18. Vanity Handles

Gmail, Twitter, Vine, Instagram

Reserve a baby’s vanity handles for Gmail and Twitter (and maybe even Vine and Instagram) as well as their name URL. Snapping these up now will allow a baby to be, say, BertThompson@Gmail as opposed to BertThompson3294@Gmail.

19. The Carkoon Baby Seat

In the event of an accident the Carkoon deploys an airbag in 1/14th of a second that protects from flying debris and even fire. Perhaps more incredibly, the carseat alerts emergency personal to its location with GPS and supplies the baby with twenty minutes of oxygen until help arrives. Get one here for $855.

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