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The Bib Expresso lets you prepare a bottle in 90 seconds with one hand. “It doesn’t get easier than this,” maker Beaba says.
The 3-in-1 Baby Bottle & Food Warmer also warms bottles (pre-mixed or breast milk), warms jarred food, and sanitizes bottles with a “unique self-cleaning option to ensure a healthy baby.”
It’s $150 here.
Keep your Baby Upright
Feb 19, 2014 03:28 PM
Hang your baby on the wall? Well, in so many words… Yes. Mommy Essentials says its Babykeeper Basic is an infant carrier that hangs from a wall.
It’s most useful in the stall of a public restrooms, and can also be used in fitting rooms and locker rooms, the company says. It can also provide a safer and more reliable means of restraining your child in a shopping cart, “making it practically impossible for little ones to climb out of their seat.”
It’s $24 here.
This plush seat is more than just comfortable: it’s upright seating position helps stabilize your infant’s back, sides and legs while they learn to sit up, Hugaboo says. “This upright position also helps prevent against after-meal reflux.”
The 360-degrees of comfy support “safely wraps your baby in plush comfort as they observe their surroundings.” It also has two toy attachments that are “perfect for floor time activities that develop sensory and motor skills.”
It’s $90 here.
Beaba cooks for baby
Feb 12, 2014 01:44 PM
This could be a simpler way to cook fresh food for your child: The Babycook from Beaba is a compact countertop appliance that functions as a steamer, blender, warmer, and defroster. Beaba says it starts by steam cooking vegetables, fruits and meats in less than 15 minutes, “while preserving their vitamins and flavors. It then purees and blends them to the desired consistency.”
You can also use the Beaba to quickly reheat or defrost precooked foods. “The defrosting function is ideal if you prepare and freeze food in batches,” the company says. It has a 2½-cup bowl, cooking basket, spatula, and recipe booklet.
It’s $120 here.
To soothe and project
Feb 12, 2014 01:42 PM
The Projector Soother from Fisher-Price is a 3-in-1 device: It has three customizable music and light modes, including an overhead starlight projection.
The Projector Soother provides up to 30 minutes of “soothing music and lullabies,” Fisher-Price says, and can “help strengthen your baby’s sense of hearing and visual skills, and provides a sense of comfort and security.”
It’s $25 here.
“Nobody likes to see their baby sick,” Pipila says, “and a pacifier is a common breeding ground and transporter of harmful germs. Sterilizing your baby’s pacifier is essential in preventing the spread of these germs.”
To help prevent the spread of germs, the Pipila sterilizes your baby’s pacifier in about 3 minutes with simple ultraviolet. It helps eliminate up to 99.9 percent of germs, the company says, and is ideal for parents and babies on the go.
It’s $35 here.