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Baby Gifts

Wacky Products That Actually Work!

These crazy finds are convenient!
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Hulabye Happy Changer
No, this is not exactly a medieval torture device – but, strapping baby to his changing table may prove to be helpful. This product helps baby stay put so you won’t have a hard time cleaning him up. You’re already dealing with some yucky substances over there – why make a bigger mess? It easily attaches to your changing table. starts at $36,
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Milk Trays
These trays may look wacky, but we swear they're useful! You can freeze your breastmilk and take out as many one-ounce sticks as you need to fill baby’s bottle. No annoying bags necessary! Plus, when baby's ready to start solids, you can use the trays to freeze baby food. $22 for two trays and two lids,
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Yoomi Bottle & Warmer in One
Perfect for moms on the go, this rechargeable bottle and warmer set heats baby's milk in just 60 seconds. To charge it, just place the warmer in a pan of water and boil for 25 minutes — it can be used up to 100 times before charging again. $33 for an eight-ounce bottle and charger,
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Magnificent Baby Magnetic Onesie
Get baby dressed in a snap....literally! The magnetic snaps on this sleeper will make changing baby's clothes a lot easier than conventional closures. $30,
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Sweet Pea 2-in-1 Pregnancy Support and Feeding Pillow
Believe us, a body pillow will feel like a lifesaver during those last few months of pregnancy (when you just can't seem to get comfortable at night). But who wants to buy something they'll only use for nine months? Enter this ingenious pillow, which will be essential after baby arrives, to give your arms a break during feedings. $37,
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Rockabye Baby CDs

We know what you’re thinking — a rock CD as a lullaby? Why go classic, when you can go classic rock! We love these lullaby renditions of popular tunes. New releases include Prince, The Smiths, Coldplay and Red Hot Chili Peppers. $17 each,


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My Carry Potty

The My Carry Potty takes the Porta-Potty to the next level. It’s perfect for when you’re traveling with baby – and don’t worry about messy spills, it has a rubber seal and clip-shut lid. Okay, so we bet most of you aren’t going to spring for the $1,000 Swarovski crystal-covered carrying case, but we just had to show you. $32,



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Pullypalz Stuffed Pacifier Retriever
Given his still-developing hand-eye coordination, it’s no wonder baby can’t keep a grip on that paci! Out of sight, out of mind, right? But a mom-invented stuffed toy, the Pullypal, will help baby focus on getting that must-have back — all while stimulating his senses and development. Plus, it comes in three bright and colorful — and unisex — versions, including uber-adorable MooMoo the Cow! $25,
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Banz Baby Earmuffs
You might be surprised by how many loud places you'll end up taking baby — festivals, parades, airplanes, fireworks shows. If you're worried about her hearing (or just don't want to risk waking her), some noise-reducing earmuffs might just be worth popping in the diaper bag. $30,
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Windi Bottom Burper
Yup, it’s exactly what the name suggests. Relieve baby’s gas with this device. And before you go, “Ew,” this might be a lifesaver if baby’s tummy hurts. $15,
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Pipila Portable UV Pacifier Sterilizer
Your baby's pacifier gets a lot of wear and tear. Keep baby germ free with this UV pacifier sterilizer. $30,
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The Original Baby Ba
This is perfect for when baby wants to be more independent — the bottle holder helps baby get a good grip and it fits most standard sized bottles. $15,
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Beaba Bib'expresso

This machine looks like an espresso maker! It helps parents prepare a bottle of formula in just 90 seconds and even heats up baby food. $122,


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This one’s just for fun: bond with your unborn baby by playing some of your favorite music with this player that attaches to your belly. Plus, if relatives live far away, they can record messages for you to play back to baby. $50,


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Crawlings Baby Knee Pads

Once baby's mobile, she may need protection from those scrapes and bruises — especially when she's out at the playground. Crawlings super-cute knee pads — which come in 18 different colors and styles! — are perfect for playtime. $23,




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Belly Armor Belly Banket
The jury's out on just how radiation from cell phones, tablets and laptops affect baby. If you'd like peace of mind, try draping this radiation-shielding blanket over your bump while you're using your gadgets — it's cute and actually comfy, too. There’s even an organic version! $69,
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Wrap Strap Shopping Cart Safety Strap

When have you ever put baby into a shopping cart seat and found a clean, unbroken seat belt? Of course it’s never! The Wrap Strap is baby's own machine washable harness, and it's soft and cushy, so she might not mind wearing it as she rides. $13,

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Updated November 20, 2013


By The Bump Editors