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wonderful useful things for baby

arcy
The list author says: "it's so easy to get wrapped up in the "baby industrial complex." i did not need a diaper bag, swing, crib, or a shade for the car....here are some things that i thought were awesome and i felt justified in purchasing. my family and friends introduced me to many of these things.
Things not on this list are hats, i like a hood/hat. Also, I use a fleece cover for my carrier that I can't find on amazon."
Didymos Baby Carrier Organic Wrap Sling - Indio Blue and White, Size 6
Didymos Baby Carrier Organic Wrap Sling - Indio Blue and White, Size 6
"the cadillac of wraps/slings"
Catbird Baby Colorblock Organics Mei Tai - Orange / Espresso
Catbird Baby Colorblock Organics Mei Tai - Orange / Espresso
"so much easier than the buckles and straps on the ergo.   plus, the baby is more attached than hanging off me."
BabyLegs for Moby Wrap Leg Warmers, Fade to Blue
BabyLegs for Moby Wrap Leg Warmers, Fade to Blue
"you need these."
Mum 2 Mum Bandana Wonder Bib, Hot Pink (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Mum 2 Mum Bandana Wonder Bib, Hot Pink (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
"my baby got his first teeth at 3 months.  these bibs are perf for catching drool and not covering up his outfit entirely.    plus, there is a water resistant material underneath so the drool doesn't seep into his clothes which is good so I don't have to change his outfit."
Step2 24-Inch Playmats (1 set of 4 mats)
Step2 24-Inch Playmats (1 set of 4 mats)
"a simple playmat like this is good for the living room floor.   we got the tadpoles cork one from amazon but my friend has this one and i like it better."
Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Activity Toy
Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Activity Toy
"keeps him entertained for awhile and it's easy to grab."
Vulli Sophie giraffe in Natural Rubber
Vulli Sophie giraffe in Natural Rubber
"my baby loves it."
Mama, Is It Summer Yet?
Mama, Is It Summer Yet?
"he loved this book early on.  We started to read it to him around 10 weeks.    The pictures are wonderful and there is very few words so we didn't have to sit there for a long time."
Manhattan Toy Skwish Classic Rattle and Teether Grasping Activity Toy
Manhattan Toy Skwish Classic Rattle and Teether Grasping Activity Toy
"first thing that my baby could grab and "play" with"
It's Time to Sleep, My Love
It's Time to Sleep, My Love
"my baby falls asleep whenever we read this sweet book to him"
Haba Kringelring
Haba Kringelring
"he loves this."
American Apparel Infant California Fleece Zip Hoodie
American Apparel Infant California Fleece Zip Hoodie
"if i could, i would have my son wear these every day."
Trix Rattle
Trix Rattle
"he loves this at 5 months."
Summer Infant Slumbersack Longsleeve Microfleece, Blue Star
Summer Infant Slumbersack Longsleeve Microfleece, Blue Star
"we got this one because it was the only long sleeve sleep sack and it was inexpensive.  it does the trick."
Skip Hop Pronto Diaper Changing Station, Black
Skip Hop Pronto Diaper Changing Station, Black
"you don't need a diaper bag.  all you need is this changing thing to put in your bag."
Pearhead Babyprints Ornament, Holiday
Pearhead Babyprints Ornament, Holiday
"his hands will never be this size again."
The First 1000 Days: A Baby Journal
The First 1000 Days: A Baby Journal
"great way to document the baby's life.   i'm so excited to show it to him when he gets older."
Nurtured by Nature Environmentally-Sensitive Diapers, Large Size 4, 108 Count
Nurtured by Nature Environmentally-Sensitive Diapers, Large Size 4, 108 Count
"in the disposables, we prefer this brand"
Thirsties Duo Wrap Snap, Meadow, Size One (6-18 lbs)
Thirsties Duo Wrap Snap, Meadow, Size One (6-18 lbs)
"when we used cloth, these were the best covers."
California Baby Calendula Cream, 2 oz
California Baby Calendula Cream, 2 oz
California Baby Shampoo & Body Wash - Tea Tree & Lavender, 8.5 oz (Pack of 3)
California Baby Shampoo & Body Wash - Tea Tree & Lavender, 8.5 oz (Pack of 3)
Earth Mama Angel Baby, Angel Baby Oil, 4 Ounce
Earth Mama Angel Baby, Angel Baby Oil, 4 Ounce
"not petroleum based.  :)   baby gets very dry skin after bath and this is helpful to moisturize."
BABYBJORN BabySitter Balance, Brown/Beige (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
BABYBJORN BabySitter Balance, Brown/Beige (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
"i wouldn't say that this is essential, but, it comes in handy and it's easy to store since it folds up nicely.   not too much stimuli."
California Baby Face & Body Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30+, Summer Blend, 2.9 oz
California Baby Face & Body Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30+, Summer Blend, 2.9 oz
Nellie's NLS-100T All Natural Laundry soda, 100 Load Tin, NLS-100T, 3.3 Pound
Nellie's NLS-100T All Natural Laundry soda, 100 Load Tin, NLS-100T, 3.3 Pound
"great for washing baby's clothes.   actually, i was everything with this since we're always carrying the baby around."
Wonderworld Peek-a-boo Ball (Older Version) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Wonderworld Peek-a-boo Ball (Older Version) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
"fun and great for fine motor skills development."
Oeuf Classic Dresser, Walnut
Oeuf Classic Dresser, Walnut
"drawers and changing station."
Baby Trend Snap N Go Stroller
Baby Trend Snap N Go Stroller
"i used this for when we took plane rides.  it was great to push the car seat to the terminal.  also if the baby fell asleep in the car.  instead of lugging that giant carseat around."
Fisher-Price Precious Planet Whale of a Tub
Fisher-Price Precious Planet Whale of a Tub
OXO Tot Bottle Brush with Nipple Cleaner and Stand, Orange
OXO Tot Bottle Brush with Nipple Cleaner and Stand, Orange
Stokke Tripp Trapp High Chair, Cherry
Stokke Tripp Trapp High Chair, Cherry
"amazing.  i got another high chair from freecycle (a standard ediee bauer wooden one).  I ended up buying the stokke on craigslist.  it's brilliant.   worth every penny. oh and you need the baby party."
Zo-li Bot Straw Sippy Cup 6oz
Zo-li Bot Straw Sippy Cup 6oz
"my baby learned to drink through a straw with this magic cup.  it's amazing.  even when he tilts the cup the water comes through the straw."
Munchie Mug Snack Cup 16 OZ Blue
Munchie Mug Snack Cup 16 OZ Blue
"seems expensive but worth it.    so much better than those other ones"
3 list items are no longer in our catalog.