If this is your first baby or 4th baby you know you want only the best products for your baby that is safe and easy to use and let's be honest we want products that will make your life easier. Having a baby is a beautiful blessing but it is also a stressful time with early mornings, late nights, spit up stained clothes, poop explosions during a traffic jam, forgetting that raggedy stuffed animal your little one can't sleep without. As a mom, I know exactly what all of these situations can feel like and would have loved to find a site where I could find the best products for me and my baby.
We have scoured the internet, read lots of reviews and talked to lots of other parents on what products worked best for them or what products they wish they had during those first years.
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While some newborns will just sleep wherever they will sleep in the beginning you will eventually transition them into a crib of their own. The first crib we like is the Alma crib. While this crib comes in at $700 it is compact and can fit into small spaces. This crib has 2 mattress heights and can fold up for easy storage. How many solid wood cribs can do that? This crib also can be converted into a toddler bed so the price is worth it for how long it will last you.
If you are not ready for a big crib, don't have enough space for a full size crib or just want a wooden crib that is portable then the Alma mini crib would be an excellent choice. This mini crib is solid wood, is portable to take down and carry with no matter if you want to bring it to grandmas or to have a second crib downstairs for your baby to nap in this crib would work anywhere and is a great alternative to a pack'n'play.
Pack'n'play's have been a staple for parents for some time now. It's easy to take down and put up, they make with with lots of attachments and they are easy to clean. The one's that have been recommended the most by parents is the pack'n' play's that have the bassinet and changing attachment as you only need to buy a pack'n'play instead of 3 different baby items. I used one almost just like the one below and it worked well for us. The only con is if you are rough with them they can break but for the most part it is an essential for your little one.
This next essential doesn't need a lot of introduction since most mom's know this product of have heard of it. It has been a game changer for most mom's since this infant seat rock your baby to sleep so you don't have to spend all those hours walking around the house rocking your baby because if you stop moving you know your sweet sleeping baby will instantly wake up screaming once again. The mamaroo moves like you move and can rock your baby to sleep in many different ways.
It's such a fun time when your baby starts eating table foods and solids. It's a huge milestone. There are so many options to choose from for feeding your little one. Here are some of our top favorites and highest rated.
The Fresco Titanium highchair is one of the best on the market. It is suitable for newborns to school age. This high chair can lay flat for newborns and has 360 degree rotation. The tray is food grade plastic and dishwasher safe along with the scratch-resistant and is anti-slip.
The motto no room no problem! That's the perfect description for this high chair. If you have limited space in your room this high chair will latch onto any table or kitchen island so your baby can still enjoy meals with you.
If you don't have the time to make your own baby food there are other options. Gerber now offers different kinds of food bundles for a good price where you can get rice cereal, oatmeal and all kinds of fruits and vegetables that you setup to auto deliver to you whenever you need to order more.
If you want to know exactly what your baby is eating at all times and you have the time to make your own baby food then you should check out the Beaba Babycook 4 in 1 steam cooker and blender. This amazing machine is easy to use, dishwasher safe, and makes 6 to 14 portions at a time. Not to mention this handy machine has over 600 reviews on Amazon and has great ratings.
After you make all your baby food you're going to want something to store them with to pack on the go. Buying those packaged baby food pouches are a little concerning as you can't see what's inside them or know exactly what's in them. This amazing product is something I really wish was around when my daughter was little. This squeeze station allows you to put your baby food into a pouch with ease. It has over 1,400 reviews on Amazon with 4.5 stars so you know this product is something parents love.
Clothes and Blankets
When your little one grows out of a swaddle the next stage is a lightly weighted sleep sack that will help your little one sleep longer.
What is more exciting than looking at adorable little baby clothes. With these outfits you will get all the feelings and excitement of expecting your little one.
There are so many options out there for baby blankets, swaddles and security blankets but this store has some of our absolute favorite fabrics that are oh so soft.
If you are breastfeeding you know that sometimes leaks happen these soft and comfortable nursing bra pads and washable and ultra-thin.
Bath time can be scary especially during those first few months. You want your baby to be comfortable, keep the belly button dry and wash your baby all over. The Blooming Baby Bath Lotus is the perfect comfortable and beautiful baby tub. It was also the winner of the Parent Tested Parent Approved award.
A baby carrier is the perfect way to carry your baby around without the strain of your back. This baby carrier can be worn on the front or on the back, easy breathable material and is great for travel.
If you don't like baby carriers and want a more simple option to wear your baby then a baby wrap would be a better option for you.
Last but not least on our list of baby products is a baby monitor. There are lots of options that will fit all of your needs when it comes to baby monitors but this one listed below will will fit all of your needs. This touchscreen baby monitor allows you to see, hear and know your baby is ok while you don't have to be in the room. There is a sleep zone that senses your babies your movement and when they move out of the sleep zone you will know. You can talk back to your baby and there is a voice activated wake up capability.
If your have any recommendations for baby products for us to add to our list please leave us a comment and tell us why you love that product.