Gadgets and new innovations for babies and their parents.
Blooming Bath’s petal baby bathtub (around $40 with free shipping for Prime members on Amazon) is a comfy way to bathe babies whose necks aren’t yet strong enough to hold their heads up.
The machine-washable-and-dryable bathtub comes in six colors: turquoise (pictured right), canary yellow, ivory, white, green, and hot pink, and provides a soft, plush cradle for baby that’s way easier and more pleasing to baby than hard-plastic bathtubs. [Read more...]
Helping your baby self-soothe and get to sleep is important for both babies and parents alike. The Baby Sleepy Lullabies Bear Projector from VTech puts colorful images on the baby’s ceiling. The projector also plays comforting sounds, including music, sounds from nature, or white noise, which helps block out sounds from the home while your baby is trying to fall asleep. [Read more...]
As a psychiatric professional, I know that getting a jump start at communication and need fulfillment with your baby is maximizing the security you can make your baby feel. Believe it or not, one of the easiest ways to do this is to teach your baby sign language. [Read more...]
Looking for the perfect and affordable baby-shower or new-baby gift? Infantino’s Safari Fun Twist and Fold Activity Gym and Play Mat (currently around $30 at Amazon with free shipping for Prime members) is a portable, lightweight (a little over 3 pounds) activity mat that provides infants hours of creative fun and learning. [Read more...]
Now why hasn’t anyone thought of the Little Balance Box Walking Table before now? How many times have we seen a baby just learning to walk use a table to hoist up only to worry about whether the baby will bonk her head on a sharp edge? [Read more...]
One of the ickier chores new parents face, especially when their little ones start teething, is getting those baby noses clean without baby’s corresponding kicks and wails.
Plus Comfort’s Nasal Snotsucker Boogie Vacuum Nose Rinse makes the ickies go away, for both baby and parent. [Read more...]
I have seen several “keep your baby clean” covers but none have pleased me as much as the Kiddlets Shopping Cart and High Chair Cover. The design of this washable product is quite clever as it has eye catching circles known to attract a baby’s attention. [Read more...]
Ever wanted an extra hand while bottle-feeding baby? Then you’ll be interested in the Beebo Hands-Free Bottle Holder, developed by a dad-inventor who pitched his idea to the U.S. tv show “Shark Tank” last fall and won $200,000 in startup funds for his product. [Read more...]
Taking the baby tech world by storm is Hatch Baby’s Smart Changing Pad (www.hatchbaby.com). This electronic changing pad does about everything but change the baby’s diapers! It will take the baby’s weight and track the baby’s growth, diaper changing, feedings, and sleep on a smart phone-enabled app. [Read more...]