Advice re: Baby Stuff that's Worth Getting

A Listmania! list by O's Mom (Austin, Texas)
The list author says: "I spent LOTS of time looking at baby 'stuff' while I was pregnant. I read LOTS of reviews and books. What you see below is a list of things that are my favorite and/or hard to find recommendations on. (Wash cloths aren't on many people's Listmania lists so I bought several kinds and kept the best.)

Amazon only lets you put 40 things on a list. There are more things to recommend, but this is all that fits.

**** NOTE: This list isn't in any order. It's hard to reorder, so I left it as I entered it."
The Happiest Baby on the Block
1.  The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
The list author says:
  "Love this book!  The five 'S's really are magic.  I read the book but my husband just watched the DVD, which gives enough detail to understand the method.  So: get either the book or the DVD, but make sure to pay attention!"
$7.70   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,816 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Fisher-Price Deluxe Bouncer, My Little Snugabunny
2.  Fisher-Price Deluxe Bouncer, My Little Snugabunny by Fisher-Price
The list author says:
  "We would not have survived without this!  The vibrations calm my son, always, and its soft and comfortable.  It's easy to move this chair, even with him in it, from one room to the other, so we can keep an eye on him while he's sleeping."
$47.59   Used & New from: $39.10
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (798 customer reviews)

SwaddleDesigns Ultimate Receiving Blanket, Dots and Stars, Navy
3.  SwaddleDesigns Ultimate Receiving Blanket, Dots and Stars, Navy by SwaddleDesigns
The list author says:
  "Warm and good for swaddling."
$22.99   Used & New from: $22.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Philips AVENT BPA Free Classic Polypropylene Bottle, Opaque, 4 Ounce, 2 Pack (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
4.  Philips AVENT BPA Free Classic Polypropylene Bottle, Opaque, 4 Ounce, 2 Pack (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Philips Avent
The list author says:
  "We LOVE these bottles.  I'm so glad we chose them!  I chose these after reading the advice about bottle-feeding on the Baby Bargains website.  (The free part.)  Worth reading, by the way.  It's easy to wash these and to mix the formula."
$10.20   Used & New from: $4.39
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (555 customer reviews)

The First Years Spin Stack Drying Rack
5.  The First Years Spin Stack Drying Rack by The First Years
The list author says:
  "The drying rack that looks like grass is really popular and looks cute-- BUT this is so much better!  It's amazing how it holds so much and really dries things quickly.  It's taller than it is wide, so it takes up less space on our counter."
$11.59   Used & New from: $9.76
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,039 customer reviews)

Philips AVENT 3-in-1 Electric Steam Sterilizer
6.  Philips AVENT 3-in-1 Electric Steam Sterilizer by Philips Avent
The list author says:
  "This sterilizes the bottles really quickly.  It's plain-looking so doesn't make the counter look bad.  It also fits a lot, if you use both the top part and the bottom part.  (It's three-in-one because you could use only the top, only the bottom, or both together.)  I sometimes just use the top part when I'm sterilizing soothers."
$66.00   Used & New from: $60.00
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (899 customer reviews)

Chicco Keyfit 30 Infant Car Seat and Base, Adventure (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
7.  Chicco Keyfit 30 Infant Car Seat and Base, Adventure (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Chicco
The list author says:
  "These is really, really easy to use.  It's the one recommended by Consumer Reports for safety and because it's easy to install and to put in/take out the seat.  We have the base part in both cars (you can by an additional base separately) and snapping it in and taking it out is quick and uncomplicated."
$169.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)

KicKee Pants Footie, Twilight
8.  KicKee Pants Footie, Twilight by KicKee Pants
The list author says:
  "I LOVE Kicky Pants!  The fabric is ridiculously soft.  (It's made of bamboo, apparently- but I just like it because it feels good.)  The prints are also really cute.  We have a lot of Carter's clothing that is great, but Kicky Pants is by far my favorite."
$32.50 - $33.59
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Carter's Sleep and Play Yellow Duck 6 Months Easy Entry
9.  Carter's Sleep and Play Yellow Duck 6 Months Easy Entry by Carter's
The list author says:
  "Get a bunch of these.  They allow my son to kick around and wave his arms without getting cold.  (A onesie isn't enough with the AC on.)  Cotton ones aren't too hot when you add a swaddling blanket, too.  I have some cute Carter's ones, but I also love ones from Kicky Pants and from Old Navy."
Out of stock
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Fisher-Price Precious Planet Whale of a Tub
10.  Fisher-Price Precious Planet Whale of a Tub by Fisher-Price
The list author says:
  "Solid and cute.  We're happy with it."
$24.49   Used & New from: $24.20
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (418 customer reviews)

Thirsties 6 Pack Fab Wipes, Boy
11.  Thirsties 6 Pack Fab Wipes, Boy by Thirsties
The list author says:
  "I think these are actually for diaper wipes, but they are GREAT wash cloths.  Very soft and they hold up well.  Six is plenty."
$16.30   Used & New from: $8.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (216 customer reviews)

Fisher-Price Newborn Rock 'n Play Sleeper, Yellow (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
12.  Fisher-Price Newborn Rock 'n Play Sleeper, Yellow (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Fisher-Price
The list author says:
  "This is fantastic.  Easy to transport.  Easy to rock.  Our son had some GERD issues so it was great to have him elevated a bit.  I would describe this as a must-have."
$59.99   Used & New from: $51.35
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (978 customer reviews)

Facial Cleansing Cloths With PhysiObebe - 25 Pack (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
13.  Facial Cleansing Cloths With PhysiObebe - 25 Pack (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Mustela
The list author says:
  "I bought these for the first time because there was a great sale, thus they were cheaper.  They are GREAT, though, and now we use them all the time and have bought them at full price.  We don't end up bathing the baby as much as we probably should (2x per week), but this is a nice way to clean his face and hair and under his chin, which is really all you need when they are little."
$8.75   Used & New from: $4.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

BABYBJORN Baby Carrier Original, Gray/White, Mesh
14.  BABYBJORN Baby Carrier Original, Gray/White, Mesh by BabyBjŲrn
The list author says:
  "We LOVE this. It's helpful when you go out, but it's been really helpful in the house, too. Our son loves to be walked around but also likes to have the freedom to kick his legs around-this is perfect.  There are different versions of these- the 'Air' one is mesh.  If you are going to be in warm weather I would definitely get it- it's much cooler.  I would describe this as a must-have."
$60.38   Used & New from: $52.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,135 customer reviews)

aden + anais Classic Muslin Swaddle Blanket 4 Pack, Zoo Animals (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
15.  aden + anais Classic Muslin Swaddle Blanket 4 Pack, Zoo Animals (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by aden + anais
The list author says:
  "We love The Happiest Baby and swaddling is central to the method. These are my favorite swaddling blankets.  The muslin is particularly good for hot weather.  Four is plenty.  NOTE - You should buy the more expensive ones-- i.e. the four-pack that is $50, not $35.  The $50 ones are bigger and made of softer material."
$49.95
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Infant Stim-mobile
16.  Infant Stim-mobile by Wimmer Ferguson
The list author says:
  "Babies love strong, black-and-white patterns because it is easy for them to see.  Our son was always interested in this and still is, at almost five months."
$21.95
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Bean B Clean Baby Scalp Massaging Brush for Cradle Cap (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
17.  Bean B Clean Baby Scalp Massaging Brush for Cradle Cap (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Bean b Clean
The list author says:
  "We never had cradle cap issues, but this is a great brush.  Our son seems to love the head massage when we wash his hair."
$7.15   Used & New from: $4.59
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (237 customer reviews)

The First Years Sounds For Silence Nursery Sound Machine
18.  The First Years Sounds For Silence Nursery Sound Machine by The First Years
The list author says:
  "This is seriously a life-saver. The heartbeat-like sounds are recommended in Happiest Baby and it really works. This one stays on all night (though I think you can set it to go off).  It is reasonable with batteries, too, and its light and easy to move room-to-room.  You don't need the fancier one; it just is heavier to carry.  You also won't need this for more than 3 or so months, so spend less."
$24.99   Used & New from: $12.04
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (142 customer reviews)

Miracle Blanket Baby Swaddle Blanket, Blue
19.  Miracle Blanket Baby Swaddle Blanket, Blue by Miracle Blanket
The list author says:
  "This truly is a miracle. I received it as a gift and didn't know how to use it. When I finally watched the YouTube video about it, it changed my life. We had other swaddling-type 'devices'- but ones with velcro are annoying and our son got out of them.  This is baby straitjacket and it really makes babies feel safe. (You need this and a few straight blankets and your swaddling needs are met."
$31.99   Used & New from: $26.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,324 customer reviews)

Moonlight Slumber Little Dreamer Dual Firmness All Foam Crib Mattress
20.  Moonlight Slumber Little Dreamer Dual Firmness All Foam Crib Mattress by Moonlight Slumber
The list author says:
  "This is great. I love how light it is!"
$196.90   Used & New from: $159.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (166 customer reviews)

Manhattan Toy Baby Whoozit 6 Inch Stroller and Travel Activity Toy
21.  Manhattan Toy Baby Whoozit 6 Inch Stroller and Travel Activity Toy by Manhattan Toy
The list author says:
  "Our friend introduced it to us- it's great! The smaller version of this is plenty big."
$12.95   Used & New from: $8.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (219 customer reviews)

Munchkin Arm and Hammer Disposable Changing Pad, 10 Count
22.  Munchkin Arm and Hammer Disposable Changing Pad, 10 Count by Munchkin
The list author says:
  "These are great to have in your diaper bag."
$6.29   Used & New from: $5.22
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (272 customer reviews)

Lamaze Wrist Rattles
23.  Lamaze Wrist Rattles by Lamaze
The list author says:
  "My son really enjoys these."
$7.24   Used & New from: $5.96
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews)

Hello, Animals! (Black and White Sparklers)
24.  Hello, Animals! (Black and White Sparklers) by Smriti Prasadam
The list author says:
  "My son loves this book... it's taken about four months for him to be interested in books, but this is definitely the one he looks at the most."
$4.94   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (103 customer reviews)

Wee Gallery Art Cards for Baby, Pets Collection (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
25.  Wee Gallery Art Cards for Baby, Pets Collection (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Wee Gallery
The list author says:
  "We have the Jungle Set -- our son ADORES "his monkey," the card we have on the wall next to where we change his diaper.  He is mesmerized by it and smiles and talks to it. (Super cute!)"
$14.95   Used & New from: $8.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Philips AVENT Basic Baby Monitor with DECT Technology (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
26.  Philips AVENT Basic Baby Monitor with DECT Technology (Discontinued by Manufacturer) by Philips Avent
The list author says:
  "This is exactly what you need--works really well, not fancy, reasonable with batteries."
$119.95
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (583 customer reviews)

NoseFrida The Snotsucker Nasal Aspirator
27.  NoseFrida The Snotsucker Nasal Aspirator by FridaBaby
The list author says:
  "This is weird and a bit intimidating, but it works remarkably well!"
$12.41   Used & New from: $9.45
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,571 customer reviews)

Sassy Rattlin Rings, Blue/Black
28.  Sassy Rattlin Rings, Blue/Black by Sassy
The list author says:
  "This is our son's favorite toy.  It's the right size, just interesting enough, and light, so he is entertained for a long time."
$4.99   Used & New from: $0.10
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (272 customer reviews)

Sassy Bugs On Board 2 Pack
29.  Sassy Bugs On Board 2 Pack by Sassy
The list author says:
  "This is also a run-away hit with our son.  They can attach to car seats but also make great bracelets, too, so he can't drop it."
$4.99   Used & New from: $3.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)