There are tons of baby products out there. You can lost in a sea of baby stuff, and if you’re not careful you can get over-zealous and run up your credit card with a mountain of useless baby products to clutter your home.
With that being said, there are still tons of incredibly useful (but not necessarily essential) baby products to spend your hard earned money on. These products you can live without, but once you own them and witness their usefulness you may be telling other parents you CAN’T live without these products.
Just thank your lucky stars you live in the golden age of baby products, and if you can afford these products they will be a huge help and make your life as a parent that much easier.
Philips AVENT Microwave Steam Sterilizer
Electric Steam Sterilizer — A Steam Sterilizer will kill 99.9 percent of harmful germs, and it will do it fast. A sterilizer is an awesome utility to have to keep things as clean and safe for your baby as possible. And as you will find out (or already know) a baby’s nature makes it difficult to keep things clean and tidy. Yes, babies are all things cute and adorable, but they are messy little creatures!
Kiinde Kozii Bottle Warmer
Baby Bottle Warmer — Imagine you are awoke in the late A.M. of the night by precious begging to be fed. Do you want to stand under the tap for 10 to 15 minutes warming your baby bottle while half asleep? Of course not. This is why baby bottle warmers are such a huge help, they can warm your baby’s bottle feed quickly and safely, most will do this in less than 2 minutes!
Soho Soren the Owl 6 in 1 Deluxe Diaper Bag
Baby Diaper Changing Bag — Most any bag will do for the purpose of carrying your baby stuff around. The benefits of a diaper changing bag is that is specifically designed for the parent’s needs. Diaper bags are designed for baby organization and functionality. Taking into consideration what parents most often carry around, with multiple pockets and key locations (e.g., quick and easy access, so you can quickly grab your burp cloth without hassle and shuffling around.)
Fisher-Price Cradle ‘N Swing, Luv U Zoo
Cradle Swing — Some parents would say this is essential to have. It may not seem important, but it is certainly a luxury to have one of these in the nursery. Cradle swings are a baby oasis for babies and their attention, so that the tired and busy parent can take breather (or a full blown nap). Cradle swings these days come with all sorts of features, lights, music, toys, etc, to keep your baby preoccupied and happy.
Lotus Travel Crib and Portable Baby Playard
Portable Travel Crib — Until the time comes, you don’t really think about the baby products you need for traveling. The portable crib is one travel baby item that is incredibly useful. Easy to transport, and designed to be comfortable for your baby.
Just-Brill Digital Baby Thermometer
Baby Digital Thermometer — You need to keep tabs on your baby’s health. And you’ll find out soon enough that the worry will have you wanting to check your baby’s temperature all the time – just to be sure. A digital baby thermometer is therefore an incredibly useful tool, because they are designed to quickly take your baby’s temperature easily. A fidgety baby will not like to hold still for long, so a high-tech baby thermometer that will get the reading quick and easy is awesome sauce.
The First Years Infant To Toddler Tub with Sling
Baby Bath Tub — Cleaning your baby is a skill to be developed. You’ll find the best ways to handle your baby and keep them happy through the cleaning process. Besides bath toys and such, a baby bath tub will help you out. Look for one with soft pads and designed for comfort for your baby, this will keep him or her calm and less resistant.
Crane Ultrasonic Cool Mist Drop Humidifier
Crane Drop Shape Humidifier — The Crane humidifier is specifically an awesome baby product. It does everything you want a baby humidifier to accomplish without making any distracting and disrupting noise. The design also makes it blend in and look more like a decorative vase, so you can keep your baby nursery looking awesome!
Levana Ayden Advanced Digital Video Baby Monitor
Advanced Baby Monitor – The baby monitor is the best invention to come out of technology breakthroughs for mankind. Kudos to the inventor of the first audio baby monitor, and the more advanced subsequent video and movement monitors that offer you peace of mind and the ability to keep an eye on your baby.
Stair Gate — This is of course, self explanatory. But it is amazing how often parents will forget about the stair gate! Include this incredibly useful baby product into your budget so you can control when and where your baby crawls when they reach that age of crawling and become avid little explorers.
Boon Grass Drying Rack
Bottle Draining Rack — Your hungry and growing youngin’ wil have you going through a lot of bottles throughout the day. A Bottle draining rack helps you keep the daily grind organized and efficient. But don’t get just any draining rack, try to find one that is not too bulky (so you have enough room for your many other baby appliances) yet will hold a descent amount at once. You also want one that is BPA-free, Phthalate-free, PVC-free and easy to clean – because a filthy, hard-to-clean drying rack defeats the purpose.
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