Baby Products

The large number of baby products available for one’s baby is enough to confuse the new parent. Many parents to be, especially first timers, are not totally aware of what items their baby will need and what items they can live without. In the last decade or so, there have been many innovative products developed to make a new mother’s life easier.

A newer product, a bobby pillow, is a round soft pillow with an opening at one end that a new mother can put around her waist and lay her baby on while she is feeding the baby. This product has covers that can be taken off and washed. The pillow comes in many styles and colors making it fit in with the baby’s room d├ęcor.

Bottles are important for every new mother, whether she is planning to bottle or breast feed. New bottles can try to eliminate air getting into the baby’s stomach which can cut down on the baby having gas. These bottles are more expensive than generic, old fashioned ones, but can be worth the investment.

Baby cribs are the largest and sometimes the most expensive product a baby needs. There are many types and styles of baby cribs available and they come in several different colors. Most new parents spend a great deal of time picking out their baby’s crib as it will be the largest component of the baby nursery and the baby’s main bed for two to three years. Baby mattresses are next item usually chosen by the new parents. There are many different types of mattresses also. They also range in price from $40.00 to over $200.00.

Baby bath products are used continually from the date of birth to three years of life or more. After three years, there are products for toddlers that are mild to use but clean more effectively for older babies. Baby bath, oil, lotion and powder are all main components of the care of a baby’s skin. In addition, baby bath products are infused with soothing ingredients, such as lavender that all help an infant calm down if fussy and feel better. Fortunately most new mothers get plenty of these baby products as gifts.

An infant car seat is an essential baby product needed to be purchased to take to the hospital before new parents are allowed to take their infant home. Infant car seats are usually part of a baby stroller combination where the infant seat can sometimes latch right into the stroller making it much easier for the new parents to maneuver their babies around. After the baby grows a larger car seat is needed that can usually fit the baby until he or she is around three to four years of age.

Strollers are another necessity for new parents. These baby products can be very simple or complex. Most stroller sets today have cup holder for the parents, baskets to hold diaper bags and other items and plenty of room for baby to move around. Stroller sets are usually chosen to fit a certain theme or style and are almost always chosen to fit the sex of the baby.

There are so many other products available for the new parent to review. However, many of them are not necessary for parents to purchase. The basic baby products are always the ones that will be used time and time again.