NEW YORK (WLNY) – What are the best baby products to make moms’ lives a little easier this year?
The Couch got the scoop on the hottest baby products on the market from Lori Richmond, editor of TheBump.com.
This Bellybuds sound system is the best way to connect with your baby during pregnancy. It’s a specialized speaker system that plays music, soothing sounds and personalized voice messages for your baby in the womb. Speakers gently adhere to the belly and can be connected to any standard digital music device. There’s even an audio splitter that allows you to listen simultaneously to the same music that babys listening to
Magnificent Baby Magnetic Onesies, $22-36
How many times have you struggled to put your baby in a onesie, lining up endless amounts of snaps or buttons while your baby is crying and kicking? The Magnificent Baby magnetic onesies are a complete life and time saver -they have magnetic fasteners that practically close themselves and are safe to use on baby! All you need to do is line the magnets up and watch them close. These onesies come in tons of great patterns and colors, are machine washer and dryer safe and wont demagnetize no matter how many times you wash them.
Medela Calma Bottle, $20
Breastfeeding is always best for your baby, but sometimes its not possible to breastfeed naturally.
The Calma by Medela makes the transition from bottle back to breast easier than ever. The Calma has a flow control valve that allows baby to control milk flow only when baby creates a vacuum.
It also mimics natural feeding behavior, so baby can feed, pause and breathe just like she does during breastfeeding. There’s also only one size and shape nipple for all stages of breastmilk feeding.
Boppy Travel Pillow, $48
You may have heard of the Boppy pillow, but now there’s the Boppy Travel Pillow thats designed so you can feed baby comfortably anytime, anywhere. The innovative design zips open and closed in a snap! When closed, its an easy to carry bag with a shoulder strap for travel. When open, its a pillow thats ready to use for feeding. It’s also machine washable which every mom can appreciate.
Skip Hop Pronto Changing Station, $34
When you’re on-the-go with baby, youre likely to encounter your fair share of icky bathrooms, so a portable changing pad is key. The Skip Hop Pronto is a portable diaper essentials kit that keeps you prepared whenever and wherever you may need to change baby’s diaper. Drop it in any bag, strap it to your wrist or clip it to your stroller and you’re good to go. You can keep wipes, extra diapers, even your keys and personal items in the convenient pocket. Plus, it comes in chic designs by Jonathan Adler.
Tiny Love Gymini Move and Play Activity Gym, $70
This is the perfect product to entertain your new baby for hours! The mat has fun characters, music, lights and toys for endless play. The best part about this gym is that it adjusts to babys growth, so he can stay in there from newborn to 12 months with plenty to do. The smart motion system features sliding arches that can be moved to create a variety of play positions and you can even raise the borders and snap in to place and keep baby secure
Mamas and Papas Juice High Chair, $150
This is the ultimate in high chairs! It converts from a high chair to a low junior chair so it literally grows with your child. The chair has a modern, sleek design with soft molded seamless removable seat pad for extra comfort and easy cleaning. The tray is also removable so your child can join the entire family at the dinner table. When your child outgrows the high chair, you simply remove the extended legs, take off the five point harness and you have a stylish toddler chair.