Must Have Baby Products

Those products new and experienced moms can’t do without

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Whether you are a first-time mom or have multiple kids we all have those baby products that we think we just can’t live without. Most of these products claim they make parenting easier. Some of these products live up to the hype, while others might not. All moms have their own ideas on what products are worth it and what ones aren’t. After hours of research here is our list of the must have baby products.

Below We Present our Must Have Baby Products

ProductPhotoPriceFeaturesOur Ratings
CYBEX Sirona M SensorSafe 2.0$$$$$Magnetic belt holders, dual belt adjusters, syncs with cell phone for easy monitoring, approved for use on airlines

Graco TurboBooster TakeAlong Highback Booster$$$Folds up for easy storing, carrying handle, two seats in one, adjustable headrest
UPPAbaby MINU Stroller$$$$$Reclining seat with 5-point safety harness, one-handed folding action, handlebars have extra grip, can be used with infants 3 months and up

BEABA Quick Baby Bottle Warmer$$Can heat food or bottles, heats to ideal temperature within 2 minutes, can be used to sterilize bottles and parts
Ju-Ju-Be Be Pumped Breast Pump Tote Bag $$$$Comes in numerous prints, plenty of room for everything you need, machine washable and stain repellent technology
Beanko Baby Diaper Changing System **EDITOR'S CHOICE**$$Toy loops to help keep baby entertained, turns into a waterproof tummy time mat, foldable wedge keeps changing pad flat
Skip Hop Explore & More Jumpscape Fold-Away Jumper$$$Seat rotates 360 degrees, colorful lights, sound effects when buttons are pushed, clip on toys for entertainment
Puj Tub$$Folds flat to dry, easy to store, soft cushion that shapes to cradle baby

Baby Brezza Formula Pro Formula Dispenser$$$$Airtight containers fro formula and water, mixes a variety of sizes, perfect mix every time, temperature controlled

Halo Sleepsack Swaddle$3-way adjustable swaddle, zipper opens from bottom for easy diaper changes, quick and easy to use
Moby Moby Wrap Classic$$Multiple positions, thick fabric for extra comfort, fits all body shapes and sizes

Earth Mama Angel Baby Bottom Balm$100% organic ingredients, can be used to treat and prevent diaper rash, doubles as a first aid salve

Boppy Newborn Lounger$$Comfortable place to lay with plenty of support for a newborn, recessed interior, easy to clean, lots of designs to choose from

Hatch Baby Rest Night Light and Sound Machine$$Serves many purposes, encourages healthy sleep habits, controlled through phone or touch

Boba Wrap Classic Baby$$Can be used with low birth weight babies, fits any body shape or size, breathable fabric for hot days

Keekaroo Peanut Diaper Changing Pad$$$Wipes clean, waterproof, works on the floor or changing table, raised sides to prevent baby from rolling out

Diaper Genie$$Odorless, easy to empty with a front tilt design, ergonomic design

Mam Orthodontic Pacifier$Supports healthy oral development, glow in the dark feature, sized especially for newborns

Skip Hop Duo Signature Diaper Bag$$Plenty of pockets for everything you need, helps you stay organized, contrasting lining inside compartments, numerous carrying options

Boudreaux’s Butt Paste$16% zinc oxide, different strengths, prevents and treats diaper rash

Spectra Baby Breast Pump$$$$$Single or double breast pump, rechargeable, closed system

Milksnob Nursing Covers$$Full coverage, multiple uses, machine washable, multiple colors and designs

Beaba Babycook$$$Auto-off switch, beeps when done, easy to clean, cooks, blends, defrosts, and reheats food

Fisher-Price Snugapuppy Cradle ‘N Swing$$$6 swing speeds, swings two ways, motorized mobile, machine washable, body insert and head support

Malarkey Kids Munch Mitt$Silicone top with pain relieving design, crinkling noise, tethers to stroller or car seat
Bumbo Floor Seat$$Easy to clean with soap and water, comfortable foam design, handle for easy transporting, waterproof

CYBEX Sirona M SensorSafe 2.0

It really does seem like there is an app for everything now a day and with the CYBEX Sirona M Convertible Car Seat, there is now an app for car seats too. The app inside the chest clip belt will sync with either your cell phone or your vehicle’s receiver and allows you to monitor your child’s wellbeing from the temperature inside the car to being left unattended and more. Magnetic seat belt holders prevent straps from becoming twisted and the 12-position adjustable headrest allows for total comfort. The 10-position one-handed adjustable no-rethread harness allows the car seat to grow with your child.

Graco TurboBooster TakeAlong Highback Booster

Booster seats are a necessary part of raising kids, but transferring them from one vehicle to the next can be a pain, which is where the Graco TurboBooster TakeAlong Highback Booster comes in. This booster seat functions as a highback booster for younger toddlers but also converts into a backless booster for older children. When used in highback mode the seat nests and features a handle for easy transportation. Without the highback, the seat folds to become 50% smaller by using the Fast Action Fold button. The headrest has six adjustable positions that can be achieved with one hand. The two cup holders offer a swivel design for space saving ability.


Strollers are a must with babies and even toddlers, but nobody wants a bulky stroller for everyday errands or walks. The UPPAbaby MINU offers an excellent solution for parents who want something durable and lightweight that can be taken on the go. The stroller weighs less than 15 lbs. and with the birth kit accessory or the car seat adapter can be used with newborns from day one. The stroller can easily be folded with a single hand and comes with a shoulder carry strap. The seat reclines into multiple positions and offers a 5-point safety harness with a large storage basket underneath.

Beaba BabyMilk

Bottles, whether they are filled with breast milk or formula, are one the most time-consuming parts of parenting the first year. Not only do you have to warm the bottles to just the right temperature, you have to clean and sterilize them too. The Beaba BabyMilk is the perfect tool for busy and sleep-deprived parents. The BabyMilk uses a patented steam heating system to warm formula or breast milk in just two minutes. The device can be used with plastic, glass, or silicone bottles. The BabyMilk can also sterilize the bottle or bottle parts.

JuJuBe Be Pumped

With the JuJuBe Be Pumped breast pump bag’s stylish design nobody will know what is really inside. The stylish bag will fit the majority of current standard sized breast pumps. The bag features a front “mommy” pocket that is ideal for holding keys, sunglasses, wallets, etc. The pocket has a stretchy key fob and a lens cleaner for sunglasses. Inside the bag, you will find a pocket dedicated to pumping, a cooler that can hold four 5 ounce bottles, a mini fuel cell for storing batteries, a staging mat for cleanliness, and a small wet bag for holding your breast pumps parts.

Beanko Mobile Changing Station


Changing your baby on the go is difficult, how difficult depends on where you are trying to change them. The Beanko Mobile Changing Station makes changing your baby on the go easier than ever. With the Beanko Changing Station, your baby will lay flat thanks to the foldable wedge that lays underneath the pad. The other side loops over the headrest of your car to secure it in place. There are numerous pockets for wipes and other diaper changing accessories. The Mobile Changing Station can also be used as a platform for long car rides by hooking it over the front seat.

Skip Hop Jumpscape Fold-Away

Parents rave about the Skip Hop brand because of their sleek design and many features. The Skip Hop Jumpscape Fold-Away offers 20 different activities for baby to choose from. In addition to those fun activities, the Jumpscape features a digital counter that applauds your baby when they hit 100 jumps. Unlike other baby jumpers that take up a lot of space, the Skip Hop Jumpscape Fold-Away Jumper is easy to fold down flat so it saves a lot of space when not in use. Can adjust to five different heights as your baby grows.

Puj Tub

With how small newborns are very few parents use the bathtub for bathing, they often use the kitchen sink. The Puj Tub is designed to make those sink style baths more comfortable for mom as with this insert there is no bending or stopping required. The foam sink insert cradles baby in a reclined position to prevent baby from slipping and giving parents full use of both hands. The quick-drying foam folds and conforms to the sink and lays flat for drying and storage.

Baby Brezza Formula Pro

With the Baby Brezza Formula Pro, you can quickly and easily whip up your baby’s next bottle. The machine mixes and warms the bottle to the perfect temp all within 30 seconds or less without those pesky air bubbles. Using the Baby Brezza Formula Pro is as simple as selecting your bottle size and pressing the start button. The Formula Pro can hold enough water and formula to make up to 20 bottles. The Baby Brezza Formula Pro works with most brands and types of formula and allows you to choose from 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10-ounce bottles so it’s perfect for every stage of your baby’s life.

Halo SleepSack Swaddle

Swaddling a newborn is one of the easiest ways to soothe and comfort them. But, despite numerous demonstrations from nurses and experienced swaddlers, not everybody can do it with just a blanket. The Halo SleepSack Swaddle is the perfect choice for those who need a quick and easy way to swaddle. The SleepSack Swaddle does all of the swaddling for you, no need to worry about perfecting your skills. With the Halo SleepSack Swaddle simply zip up the sack and then wrap the wings around your baby and Velcro in place.

Moby Classic Wrap

Babies love to be held, but that often makes it difficult for parents to get things done. If you like to cuddle your baby, but still want to get things accomplished the Moby Classic Wrap is a must have. One of the greatest things about the Moby Wrap is its ability to configure around all body shapes and sizes and still be comfortable to wear. The Moby Wrap adjusts to allow you to position your baby in several different positions and can be used from 8 to 35 lbs.

Earth Mama Organic Diaper Balm

Earth Mama Angel Baby Bottom Balm, 2-Ounce (Packaging May Vary)

At some point in time, your baby is going to need a good diaper cream. For those parents who prefer a natural diaper cream that is non-toxic Earth Mama Organic Diaper Balm is an excellent choice. This organic balm is made with a blend of soothing herbs and oils along with organic calendula to provide soothing relief for a variety of skin irritations. While the balm works to prevent and treat diaper rashes it can be used for bug bites, skin rashes, and more.

Boppy Newborn Lounger

Boppy Newborn Hello Baby Lounger, Black and Gold

Although you enjoy holding your baby close, there are times where you will need to put them down. The Boppy Newborn Lounger is an excellent choice for those times as it offers a comfortable place to lay with plenty of support. The lounger is machine washable or the material can be wiped clean. The lightweight lounger features a carrying handle making it easy to take with you on the go.

Hatch Baby Rest Night Light and Sound Machine

Hatch Baby Rest Night Light, Sound Machine and Time-to-Rise

Getting your child into a sleep routine can be hard, but with the Hatch Baby Rest Night Light and Sound Machine, you will be well on your way. This small device provides a nightlight, sound machine, and an OK-to-wake alert that is all controlled via your Smartphone. The night light and sound machine can be programmed to different settings based on existing light and sound or you can create your own. The unit even grows with your child as they become toddlers parents can use the OK-to-Wake alert and the bath time settings.

Boba Wrap Classic Baby

Yes, the Boba Wrap Classic Baby is similar to the Moby, but they are also quite different. The Boba like the Moby wraps around your body and fits all body shapes and sizes. The wrap snugly holds babies weighing 7 to 35 pounds. With the Boba Wrap Classic Baby Carrier, parents will find the cotton knit material contains a blend of 5% spandex. This unique blend makes getting baby into the perfect front facing position easier than other wraps.

Keekaroo Peanut Diaper Changing Pad

With the Keekaroo Peanut Diaper Changing Pad you will no longer have to worry about washing changing table covers. The molded changing pad can easily be wiped clean after each use. The cushion is shaped like a peanut and features raised sides to help keep your baby still and safe while changing. The easy to clean cushiony pad can be used on top of changing tables/dressers or it can be used on the floor.

Diaper Genie

You are going to go through a LOT of diapers and the last thing you want is for your house to smell like old, dirty diapers. Diaper pails save you from having to walk each diaper outside to the trash, but not all diaper pails can contain those odors. The Diaper Genie will keep your whole house smelling fresh. The Diaper Genie features an air-tight clamp and a built-in carbon filter to help contain odors. The tall pail requires no bending and the foot pedal allows for hands-free opening. To empty simply pull the full bag through the cutter and tie a knot at the end and dispose of the bag.

Mam Orthodontic Pacifier

One of the biggest concerns about pacifiers is your baby’s oral development. With the Mam Orthodontic Pacifier, the nipple was designed to promote healthy oral development. The nipple flattens itself to fit your baby’s mouth cavity. The anti-slip silicone nipple is easier for infants to grip. As all pacifiers end up on the floor this one can be easily sterilized using the container it came in, some water, and your microwave.

Skip Hop Duo Signature Diaper Bag

Skip Hop Duo Signature Carry All Travel Diaper Bag Tote with Multipockets, One Size, Blue Graffiti

Some things should never come into contact with others, such as your baby’s bottle and your phone or kids tablet. The Skip Hop Duo Signature Diaper Bag is an excellent solution for helping new and experienced parents stay organized even while on the go. The bag features 10 different pockets so everything can go exactly where you want. Two elastic-mesh lined pockets are ideal for sippy cups and bottles. The front zipper pockets are great for personal items. The bag can be carried with a shoulder strap, by its two handles, or can clip onto a stroller.

Boudreaux’s Butt Paste

BOUDREAUX Butt Paste Diaper Rash Ointment Original-Paraben & Preservative -Free, 2 Ounce Tubes-3 Tubes Total

The name really does say it all, no matter how bad the name sounds. This diaper cream is really thick, hence where the name came from. Although it is thick it gets the job done and a little bit really goes a long way. Boudreaux’s Butt Paste can be used to prevent and treat diaper rash and contains no harsh ingredients. The cream is free of talc, preservatives, parabens, and dyes so it won’t irritate baby’s gentle skin.

Spectra Baby Breast Pump

Spectra Baby USA - S1 Plus Premier Rechargeable Electric Breast Pump Bundle, Double/Single, Hospital Grade - with Black Tote and Pink Cooler

If you are a nursing mom you need a good breast pump and the Spectra Baby Breast Pump gives you just that. With the Spectra Baby Breast Pump, moms get a lightweight frame with a super-quiet motor for discreet pumping. Don’t let its quiet motor fool you, as the powerful, hospital grade pump will not only establish your supply it can also maximize your production. The closed system design keeps breast milk separate from the pump parts. The nightlight and timer are excellent features that all moms find useful.

Milksnob Nursing Covers

Nursing covers are preferred by many moms when breastfeeding in public, but finding the best ones can be tough. The Milksnob Nursing Covers are a soft, luxurious wrap that comes in a variety of colors and prints. The lightweight, breathable nursing cover can also work as a car seat cover, shopping cart protector, blanket, and more. The 4-way stretch gives it the perfect fit for any car seat or high chair. The cover is truly big enough to provide 360-degree coverage while nursing.

Beaba Babycook

BEABA Babycook 4 in 1 Steam Cooker & Blender and Dishwasher Safe, 4.5 Cups, Cloud

Making your own baby food isn’t really hard, but the Beaba Babycook makes it even easier. The Beaba Babycook offers a 4-in-1 machine that steams, blends, defrosts, and reheats in just 15 minutes. What most parents like best about the Beaba Babycook is how easy it is to use, even if you are holding your baby in your arms. The machine requires only one hand for operation and offers a compact and quiet design.

Fisher-Price Snugapuppy Cradle ‘N Swing

Fisher-Price Sweet Snugapuppy Dreams Cradle 'n Swing, White

One thing that most parents agree on is the necessity of a baby swing. Like many other swings the Fisher-Price Snugapuppy Cradle ‘N Swing is excellent for soothing fussy babies and getting them off to sleep. The Snugapuppy Cradle ‘N Swing allows parents to adjust the position for the perfect coziness. Parents can opt for music or nature sounds to help soothe crying babies. With the Snugapuppy Cradle ‘N Swing babies will never sit fully upright, as they are cocooned in a cradle style seat that offers two reclining positions and 3 adjustable seat positions.

Malarkey Kids Munch Mitt

Munch Mitt Malarkey Kids, Aqua Blue, One Size

What baby doesn’t like to chew on their hands as they begin teething? In fact, that is one of the first signs of teething, but one that can cause chapped skin. You can’t stop the hand chewing, but you can protect the skin with a Malarkey Munch Mitt. The silicone teether fits on either hand and secures in place with a Velcro strap. You can also secure the mitt to the car seat or stroller with the included strap.

Bumbo Floor Seat

Bumbo B10055 Floor Seat, Aqua

As babies gain better head control they enjoy being more upright. With the Bumbo Floor Seat, your baby can easily sit on their own with you right nearby. The Bumbo Floor Seat allows siblings or parents to easily play with or read to baby. The seat can also be used for feeding time up until babies are around nine months old. The lightweight seat is made from low-density foam that is easily cleaned with soap and water. The durable contoured seat comes with a three-point harness to keep baby secure.

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