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Baby product reviews

Oogi: Stretch that Toy
As a kid I had the pliable “Stretch Armstrong” toy — and this figure from the Swiss toy company Moluk goes further, literally: the flexible toy is made from stretchy silicone, and has a suction cup head, hands, and feet. The Oogi can stick to smooth surfaces, and is “irresistibly tactile,” the company says. More
Sit up, Baby!
Kids can’t be lying around all the time, I guess…. The Deluxe Sit-Me-Up Floor Seat from Fisher-Price helps tots stay upright when they want to, with “comfort and fun all in one.” The supportive upright seat “lets your baby see and interact with the world around them,” the company says. More
Baby-Gear maker makes $41 million
We’ve covered the robot baby buggies made by 4moms here — and now you can look forward to more high-tech help from the small company, as it just won a $41 million investment. The Wall Street Journal reports “the Pittsburgh startup is known for its Origami one-click easy-fold strollers that can charge your cell phone and rockers that use motion sensors and robotics,” and the “tech-savvy customer base includes actress Natalie Portman,” adds The Pittsburg Post-Gazette. More
Track your ovulation and fertility with Glow
Can you “Take control of your reproductive health” as the developer of Glow claims? A recent review of the free app on the Gizmodo technology site says: Yes, you can. Glow says its will let you pinpoint your ovulation day and track your period with its “advanced proprietary algorithms and its ability to crunch vast amounts of data at multiple stages of the reproductive journey.” The article on Gizmodo notes “actually made gathering information about cervical mucus (CM) pretty fun (well, as fun as it could be). More
Vivaldi interactive – Four Seasons music app
An interactive storybook for the iPad can foster a love of classical music in children of all ages. “Hear the beautiful music and get involved!” says developer Infinite Fermata. The Four Seasons: A Vivaldi Storybook features a kid-friendly arrangement of one of the most beloved pieces of classical music, coupled with “loads of fun interactivity” with which children can make geese sing, or squirrels fly. More
Angelcare monitors movement and sound
There are lots of audio and video baby monitors out there now, but the Angelcare does quite a bit more: it tracks movement with sensor pads you place under your baby’s mattress. It will sound an alarm when no movement is detected for 20 seconds. More
Friendly frog toilet trains tots
Can a “friendly froggy character” make potty training fun? Fisher-Price says its Potty Froggy makes the task “easy and inviting.” The potty has big handles to help toddlers “feel comfortable and secure on the potty.” There’s also an integrated splash guard to help prevent mess, the company adds, “and the removable bucket makes clean up a breeze.” It’s $13 here. More