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Baby Product Review. New parents can choose from a variety of products that can make every day with that bundle of joy just a little easier.

Baby Starters Holiday Sleep and Play Footie in White

Baby Starters Holiday Sleep and Play Footie in White
$9.99; RashtiandRashti.com
Year one of a new baby’s life is filled with celebration and wonder, and Baby Starters is there for every “first”— from smiles to coos to wobbly stands to the first Christmas — with fashionable clothing, luxurious blankets, and plush toys that stimulate and soothe. By interpreting trends into must-have products, our brand delivers an unwavering attention to detail and a steadfast emphasis on quality. Available in sizes newborn to 9 months.

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Boppy Luxe Feeding and Infant Support Pillow
$50; Shop.Boppy.com
The ultimate updated and luxury gift for mom, it can be used for bottle feeding, propping, tummy time, sitting and breastfeeding. Draped in a luxuriously soft minky slipcover that’s easily removable for washing, the delightful applique and paired piping give this ultra plush pillow a fabulous look. Pillow and removable slipcover are machine washable.

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Into the Forest Gymini Deluxe
$59.99; Birth+
TinyLove.com

Uniquely designed 2-in-1 baby activity mat with adjustable arches provides an adaptable environment for baby's continued growth and development. Electronic bird toy with engaging lights and music feedback, including 30 mins of music and 20 different tunes, can also be used as an adorable take-along. Selection of soft Into the Forest dolls and various activities will keep baby engaged and happy. Open arches mode offers baby a whole new perspective on things. The Gymini's various features have been carefully conceived to support babies seven developmental wonders, including motor skills, visual and auditory cognition, and the senses.

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Sophie Bag from Baby Benjamin

$69.95; BabyBenjamin.com
Made with real functionality and designed to move the way you do, the Sophie Bag can be worn as a backpack, strapped over your body, or buckled onto your stroller. Features a water-resistant exterior, an insulated front pocket, padded arm straps for comfort, and an easy access wipes pocket and diaper changing mat for diaper changes anywhere. Available in pink, black and gray.

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Boppy Side Sleeper Pregnancy Pillow
$30; Shop.Boppy.com
2-in-1 back and belly support. Jersey cotton removable slipcover. Pillow and cover are machine washable.

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Snuggle Unionsuit by Oliver & Rain
$26; OliverandRain.com

The Snuggle is real onesie. Sustainable and stylish? What more can we ask for? One piece long sleeve unionsuit with expandable neck and quick snap fastener. 100% organic cotton, long-sleeves, expandable neck, machine washable. Oliver & Rain’s line of baby clothing prides itself on their use of high-quality and healthy materials, thoughtful and practical designs and earth-friendly practices.

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Chicco Polly2Start High Chair
$149.99; ChiccoUSA.com
Designed with convenience in mind, offering parents simple adjustability with four recline positions and eight height adjustments to accommodate growing children as a newborn and all the way through their toddler years. Fold-away armrests make it easy for older babies and toddlers to sit at the table with family for mealtime, and for meals away from the table, a large tray easily snaps on, then slides onto the rear legs for storage. Easy to clean with a wipeable seat pad and folds compactly for storage between meals.

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Strollerbuddy StrollAway Over the Door Stroller Hanger
$24.99; Dream-Baby.com
Strollers are a parent’s best friend, until you get back to the house. Then there is always the question of where to store it so it’s out of the way and not taking up room in your home or garage. It takes unused space on the back of your door and turns it into a hanging spot for your stroller, allowing you to fold it up and keep it out of the way. Your home stays neat and tidy and safer with your stroller out of reach from your toddler.

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Tiny Princess Tales Take-Along Mobile
$24.99; Birth+
TinyLove.com

Adorable toy that gives baby a sense of familiarity while on the go, soothing baby with relaxing tunes and slow motion that encourage EQ. Designated connector for each mode of use: universal attachment clip lets you hang the mobile on cribs, strollers, bassinets, or nightstands. Sweet characters from the Tiny Princess Tales collection inspire and engage babies’ imagination at home and outside.

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Boppy Pregnancy Jersey Wedge
$16; Shop.Boppy.com
Firm, versatile pregnancy cushion to support your bump, knees and back. Compact and portable. Jersey cotton slipcover is removable and machine washable.

Baby Starters 3 Piece Forest Friends Bodysuit Pan and Hat Set in Oatmeal

Baby Starters 3-Piece Forest Friends Bodysuit, Pant, and Hat Set in Oatmeal
$14.99; RashtiandRashti.com
At Rashti & Rashti they celebrate babies and kids with high quality products that are made with great care. The company started with newborns and infants — a natural place to begin — and has grown to include toddler and big kid sizes in sleep, swim and playwear (the fun stuff)!. Available in sizes newborn to 9 months. 

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Transitional Swaddle Sack
$22; SwaddleDesigns.com
The Swaddle Sack with Arms Up design includes uniquely-designed, ¾ length sleeves with foldover mitten cuffs to provide upper body snugness and partial suppression of the Moro (Startle) Reflex. The tapered mid-section hugs baby’s tummy which helps baby to feel more secure. Also available: Swaddle Sack with Wrap.

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No Tools No Screws Safety Value Pack
$19.99; Dream-Baby.com
Provides a one-stop solution to all your childproofing and home safety needs without the added hassle of needing a handyman to install them.

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Levana Video Monitor
$99.99-$189; MyLevana.com
Offers innovative technology solutions in a variety of sizes and features to monitor all of your family needs. From fixed and PTZ cameras with vivid LCD screens to unique interactive features such as Soothing Talk To Baby intercom and customizable alerts, Levana will quickly become part of the family.

Baby Starters Sleep and Play 2 Piece Heart Footie and Cap Set in Pink

Baby Starters Sleep and Play 2-Piece Heart Footie and Cap Set in Pink
$14.99; RashtiandRashti.com
At Rashti & Rashti they celebrate babies and kids with high quality products that are made with great care. The company started with newborns and infants — a natural place to begin — and has grown to include toddler and big kid sizes in sleep, swim and playwear (the fun stuff)! Available in sizes newborn to 9 months.  

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Chicco FastAsleep Playard
$179.99; Chiccousa.com
The FastAsleep is a full-size travel playard with snap-open setup, zip-and-wash fabrics, and a 2-in-1 changer/napper. The napper creates a cozy environment for newborns up to 15 pounds, and the extra-large changer and sleeping area accommodate growing children up to 30 pounds. Comes fully assembled and a simple snap-open motion positions the legs into place for super quick setup. A padded mattress secures onto the floor of the playard to create a comfortable space for naptime or playtime.

Published: November 2018

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