25 Hottest Baby Products We’re Loving Right Now

When it comes to cool baby stuff, these products and gifts are topping our list of baby must-haves.
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ByEmily Platt
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Aug 2019
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Searching for the best baby products of 2019? Look no further than our list of the latest and greatest baby gear on the market right now. We’ve searched high and low (and tested, tested, tested!) to find the top baby must-haves modern parents love. The result is a mix of hot new products and tried-and-true favorites we can’t get enough of. Whether you’re shopping for trendy baby gifts to give to a friend, creating the ultimate baby registry wishlist or just looking for cool baby stuff to help upgrade your existing collection, these reliable picks are all excellent options.

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3-Stage Baby Bath

A baby bathtub is one of the best baby products you can buy for that first year (and beyond). Wet babies are slippery babies—but with the Boon Soak, you can bathe your little one stress-free, thanks to the non-slip foam pads. Even cooler: The color-changing drain helps you find the perfect water temperature to ensure it’s not too hot for your sensitive little one. It also conveniently fits into most double sinks, has no pesky germ-collecting crevices to worry about, and adjusts to three different positions to keep pace with your growing child. No wonder it made our list of best baby items for the 2019 Best of Baby Awards.

Buy it: Boon Soak 3-Stage Bathtub, starting from $29, Amazon.com

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Wireless In-Bra Breast Pump

Say hello to the first-ever all-in-one wearable breast pump. The hands-free design makes it one of the best, most innovative baby products around. The wireless pump slips right into your bra and can be discreetly worn anywhere or in any position. (Yep, you can even wear it lying down!) It’s battery-charged, super-quiet, totally leakproof and connects to an app for smart pumping and tracking. And really, that’s just the start—check out the website to learn even more about all the revolutionary features.

Buy it: Willow Pump 2.0, $500, WillowPump.com

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Souped-Up Baby Food Maker

Overwhelmed at the thought of making all your own baby food? This do-it-all device (another 2019 Best of Baby winner) is here to change your mind. It blends, steams and purees to your heart’s content, which majorly simplifies the process. It works with meat (even fish!) plus fruits and vegetables, and tackles everything from cooking to defrosting and reheating. We’re all here for baby products that make parents’ lives even a little easier.

Buy it: BEABA Babycook 4 in 1 Steam Cooker & Blender, $150, Amazon.com

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Chic Nursing Cover

On the hunt for the best baby gear for breastfeeding? This item really has you covered. The versatile piece of fabric isn’t just a nursing cover; it also works as a carseat canopy, stroller cover, shopping cart cover, high chair cover—you name it. Not only can you wear it as an infinity scarf when not in use, but you’ll actually want to, thanks to the brand’s seemingly endless array of cute patterns.

Buy it: Copper Pearl Baby Car Seat Canopy and Nursing Cover, $25, Amazon.com

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Handy Breast Milk Warmer

The Kiinde Kozii thaws and warms breast milk without breaking down its nutrients (as the microwave or too-hot water can). It was designed by a dad so he could do middle-of-the-night feedings while his wife slept, all without having to head to the kitchen. This top bottle warmer has been a baby must-have ever since.

Buy it: Kiinde Kozii Baby Bottle Warmer and Breast Milk Warmer, $60 Amazon.com

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Bottle for Breastfeeding Mamas

Have you ever seen a baby bottle quite like this? nanobébé helps mimic the feel of nursing with its dome-shaped, rounded design, which helps prevent confusion and latching problems in babies transitioning between breast and bottle. But it’s actually concave on the inside, making it easy for baby to grasp and learn to self-feed. An adaptor allows you to pump right into the bottle from most breast pumps, better preserving your milk’s nutrients in the process.

Buy it: nanobébé Breastmilk Baby Bottle, $11, Amazon.com

Photo: Courtesy Parker Baby Co.

Fashion-Forward Bibs

Why are we obsessed with Parker Baby Co.’s bibs? They actually add to the cute outfits you spent so much time picking out for baby. They’re made from organic cotton, and unlike other bandana-style bibs, they use adjustable snaps instead of Velcro or magnet closures—meaning baby won’t be able to pull it off. Buh-bye drool stains, hello cuteness.

Buy it: Parker Baby Co. Bandana Drool Bibs, $15 for a set of 4, Amazon.com

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Multipurpose Pacifier Protector

While the bblüv Üvi 4-in-1 Portable UV Sterilizer can certainly be used as your go-to pacifier case, it’s so much more. Attach it to the top of a bottle or sippy cup for a quick clean (we’re talking three minutes). Heck, you can even use it to sterilize a toothbrush or teething toy. All you need are batteries and you’ll be on your way to carefree cleaning. Let’s hear it for multipurpose baby products!

Buy it: bblü Üvi 4-in-1 Portable UV Sterilizer, $27, Amazon.com

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Super-Versatile High Chair

As you start to stockpile baby products, it’s easy for your house to feel like a colorful carnival scene. Good news: Bulky high chairs patterned with cartoon animals aren’t your only option—especially now that there’s The Chair from Lalo. This artsy high chair has a minimalist design we’re seriously swooning over. The modern color options are also so refreshing, but the design-forward look is only part of the appeal. The high chair converts into a play chair when baby gets older. Are you surprised The Chair keeps selling out? (All the more reason to grab yours ASAP!)

Buy it: Lalo The Chair, $195 for the full kit, MeetLalo.com

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Cloth Diapers That Grow with Baby

These cloth diapers go the distance, making them a Best of Baby top pick for both 2018 and 2019. Bambino Mio’s Miosolo pairs an ultra-absorbent interior with a moisture-wicking outer so baby looks and feels dry longer. The crossover Velcro tabs and adjustable snaps ensure a snug fit for babies of any age, so you’ll use them again and again and again. And check out those endearing patterns! Who knew diapers could be so cute?

Buy it: Bambino Mio Miosolo All-in-One Cloth Diaper, $20, Amazon.com

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Stylish Diaper Bag That's Still Practical

You’re probably already familiar with Freshly Picked baby shoes—those vegan leather moccasins with adorable patterns that every parent is scrambling to get their hands on. Now, the brand has upped their game, debuting diaper bags with just as much function as form. Details we love include the wipeable interior, the magnetic close and the three ways to wear it. By the way, it has 10 pockets and comes with a changing pad. Because the best baby products are fashionable and functional.

But it: Freshly Picked Convertible Diaper Backpack, $175, Nordstrom.com

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Modern Stroller in Trendy Colors

Sick of boring black? Meet Lalo’s The Daily, the contemporary stroller of your dreams. It’s available in shades from blush “Peony” to a rich shade of “Forest” green. The full set comes with everything you could ever need for on-the-go travel, including a bassinet, toddler seat, car seat adapters, washable seat liners, an all-weather cover, an attached phone charger (!) and more.

Buy it: Lalo The Daily + Bassinet, $715, MeetLalo.com

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Stroller for Siblings of Different Ages

On the topic of strollers, have you heard of this one? If you have more than one kid, you’ll be so glad you have now. Whether you have a baby and a toddler or twins, the Bugaboo Donkey 2 Duo is one of the best baby products to splurge on. This double stroller is one of the few that allows you to fit a bassinet attachment and a toddler seat side-by-side so both kids can receive equal attention, earning it a Best of Baby 2019 award.

Buy it: Bugaboo Donkey 2 Duo, $1,849, Bugaboo.com

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Keepsake You and Baby Can Use

Artifact Uprising has always been our go-to source for luxe photo albums, but the brand just expanded their collection to include a photo book you won’t be scared to let baby touch. Customize a baby board book to flip through together—the pages are thick and durable. If you’re in the market for trendy baby gifts, your friends and family members will appreciate one of their own too.

Buy it: Artifact Uprising Baby Board Book, starting from $30, ArtifactUprising.com

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Machine-Washable Activity Mat

Look to Lovevery for some of the best baby products focused on baby’s developmental growth. Their beautiful activity mat, for example, has a host of fabulous features. Customize your child’s play with cute, removable accessories and concealable learning “zones.” Bonus: The mat is foldable and machine-washable (three cheers for convenience!), while the baby-safe wooden legs are sustainably-sourced. (FYI: You should also check out Lovevery’s popular play subscription kits.)

Buy it: Lovevery The Play Gym, $140, Amazon.com

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Easy-Install Infant Car Seat

The best baby products make parents’ lives easier by addressing popular pain points—and that’s exactly what the 2019 Clek Liing car seat does. When the brand advertises easy installation, it really means it, offering everything from color indicators for proper positioning to seven recline options to find the perfect angle. Plus, it’s lightweight, has a European Belt Path and even includes a one-hand release button for getting the car seat out of the stroller without a struggle. All these things earned this thoughtful baby product a 2019 Best of Baby award.

Buy it: Clek Liing $400, ClekInc.com

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Splashy Baby Skincare

Baby’s sensitive skin deserves only the most gentle care, which is where these baby products come in. Tubby Todd’s line of children’s skincare is made with all-natural, organic ingredients with fresh, plant-based fragrances that’ll put a smile on your face. Meanwhile, the coloring book labels will put a smile on older kids’ faces when they get to turn them into artwork.

Buy it: Tubby Todd Bath Co. The Newborn Gift Set, $80, TubbyTodd.com

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Baby Bedding Made for Instagram

Set the stage for sweet dreams with these whimsical crib sheets. If there was ever a baby product to make it big on your Instagram feed, these are for sure it. Each of the playful designs frames baby in a serene scene. Be warned: Your phone is about to be filled with aerial shots of your sleeping beauty.

Buy it: Rookie Humans 100% Cotton Sateen Fitted Crib Sheet, $35, Amazon.com

Photo: Courtesy Loulou Lollipop

Drool-Worthy Baby Teethers

The best baby products aren’t all super-serious, high-tech gear. We’re also big fans of cool baby stuff that’s just plain adorable. Loulou Lollipop’s range of teethers steal hearts time and time again. The ultra-unique designs include toys shaped like sushi, bubble tea and tacos, plus other trendy motifs like llamas and rainbows. Needless to say, they all make amazingly trendy baby gifts.

Buy it: Loulou Lollipop Sushi Roll Teething Toy & Holder, $26, Nordstrom.com

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Worry-Free Portable Crib

This travel crib has been a Best of Baby winner for three years running. Its perennial popularity speaks volumes, but if you’re wondering what specifically makes it one of the best baby products out there, we’ll give you a little rundown. First, it’s one of the lightest playards in the game. Second, it takes about 15 seconds to set up. Third, it was made with baby’s comfort at the forefront. There’s even a side panel you can unzip to nurse or soothe your little one whenever you need.

Buy it: Guava Family Lotus Travel Crib, $209, Amazon.com

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Space-Saving Swing and Bouncer Combo

Can’t decide between a swing and a bouncer (or don’t have space for both)? The 4moms mamaRoo 4 covers both types of motions. Actually, it offers five motions, swinging, swaying and bouncing just like you do to soothe baby when you need a break. Add it to the list of baby products honored in our 2019 Best of Baby awards.

Buy it: 4moms mamaRoo 4 Baby Swing $219, Amazon.com

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Eco-Friendly Swaddling Blanket

This Instagram-worthy swaddle routinely sells out, and thanks to the super-soft, pre-washed, organic muslin cotton, we can understand why. The more you wash them, the softer they get.

Buy it: Kaydee Baby Organic Muslin Cotton Swaddle Blankets, $30 for a set of 2, Amazon.com

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On-the-Go Baby Monitor

Keep an eye on baby even when you’re not home with this 2019 Best of Baby award-winning monitor. This baby product gives you a bird’s eye view of your child straight from your smartphone. It also boasts smart, non-wearable sensors that keep track of baby’s vitals and sleep patterns sans wires. There’s even a two-way microphone you can soothe baby through, plus built-in speakers for streaming lullabies. The high-tech baby monitor won’t quit on you either; it’s designed to work even if your internet goes out.

Buy it: Miku Smart Baby Monitor, $399, Amazon.com

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Too-Cute Baby Lotion

These animal-shaped lotion bottles are utterly adorable—but the cute critters still mean business. The Moisture Duo from Bubbsi includes one daily hydrating cream and one heavy-duty moisturizer for everything from diaper rash to cradle cap. The formulas are allergy, dermatologist and pediatrician-tested, and the soft, refillable tubes are made from nontoxic, food-grade materials. Your little one is bound to love these bottles as much as you love what’s inside.

Buy it: Bubbsi The Moisture Duo, $44, LoveBubbsi.com

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Quirky Stuffed Animals

If you’re a sucker for cute baby stuff (we know we are), put Jellycat on your radar stat. The brand makes some of the quirkiest, lovable stuffed animals we’ve ever seen. You’ll giggle every time baby reaches for their favorite “Amusable Ice Cream Cone” or “Amusable Avocado”. (We also love the brand’s iconic pom-pom bird creature.) Your family, friends and Instagram followers will too.

Buy it: Amusable Ice Cream Cone Plush Toy, $28, Nordstrom.com

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Updated August 2019

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