Essestial Items for Parents and Babies

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by Michelle Molison, Lifestyle Expert

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Posted on February 18, 2014 at 9:50 AM

Updated Tuesday, Feb 18 at 9:50 AM

Essential items for parents and babies:

The amount of baby products on the  market these days can be overwhelming to new parents. Lifestyle Expert Michelle Molison is helping you sift through the mass amount of baby products by highlighting a few essential items for parents and newborns:

Dressed to Deliver - This is the one fashion item every expectant woman needs in her wardrobe! Dressed to Deliver are 3-in-1 gowns that can be worn as a maternity dress, labor and delivery gown, and after the birth of your baby as a nursing gown. Dressed to Deliver offers women more features and uses than uncomfortable, ugly hospital gowns. Sold in a variety of colors in sizes small-3XL. Dressed to Deliver also makes black nursing wraps that go perfectly with the gowns or any outfit. www.dressedtodeliver.com

"Me-Cute" collection - An innovative line that makes parents lives easier! The Wipe Me Cute diaper clutch is the perfect accessory! The front panel holds your preferred brand of baby wipes, along with 2-3 diapers and includes a “parent pocket” to hold keys, cash, and a cell phone. The smooth material wipes clean with a damp cloth! Me-Cute also makes burp cloths and bibs. www.me-cute.com

Lili's Bebe Pad - This diaper pad will eliminate your little one slipping and sliding all around during changes. Material on the bottom of each pad provides resistance to movement when pressure is applied.  Slip resistant backing, soft comfy changing surface, generously sized to accommodate babies of all sizes. Machine washable and dryer friendly. www.lilibebe.com 

Baby Comfy Nose - Little noses get stuffed up, that's why BabyComfyNose is a great tool for your medicine cabinet. The nasal aspirator is simple to use: insert facial tissue into the body of the aspirator, and slide the soft medical grade tip into the baby’s nose. Then, the caregiver breathes in and it helps release baby’s mucus in seconds. To clean, just put BabyComfyNose into its mesh storage pouch and place in the dishwasher. BabyComfyNose is BPA and Phthalate-free. Sold for about $12 at Walgreens and other locations. BabyComfyNose was recently endorsed by Dr. Sears from the hit TV Show, “The Doctors." www.babycomfynose.com 

Sofi and Liv - A healing ointment that packs a powerful hydration punch with all-natural ingredients. The mom-made skin care line is loaded with vitamin-rich grape-seed oil, soothing calendula extract and nourishing shea butter. It helps heal existing skin irritations such as diaper rash and is an effective treatment for baby eczema. Also soothes itchy dry skin, burns, bug bites, scrapes, and scratches. www.sofiandliv.com

Jammies by Helene Laure - These sweet pajamas are the perfect baby shower gift! These super-soft jammies come in an adorable recyclable jam jar tied with a bow. Sizing goes up to 9 months and also includes an "Up to 7lbs" size so moms can dress their smallest bundle of joy with well-fitted and attractive pajamas. Ten percent of the profits from Jammies is donated to Postpartum Progress, an organization dedicated to helping mothers who struggle with Postpartum Depression. www.jammiesforbabies.com

Monkeez Makes a Difference - Every baby needs a soft plush to cuddle with! Monkeez Makes a Difference is an organization that gives back and teaches children how to do the same. The stuffed animals come with a unique activation code on the tag. With an adult's help, they can follow the instructions and enter the code online at www.monkeezandfriends.com. Once you enter the code, click on a charity that you would like to contribute to and Monkeez Makes a Difference will donate 10% of the wholesale cost on your behalf.

 

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