Let’s look beyond the obvious and explore unique finds new mamas will love. Forget DIY diaper cakes; here are eight special finds that will make your present shine during the shower opening session.
Keenz Stroller Wagon
Keenz is the “it” item parents will go gaga over. It’s a luxurious wagon that doubles as a stroller; you can push or pull it. Comfortably and safely provides seating for two kids, this wagon will last families years, and comes equipped with a canopy, storage, cooler and more. There are also optional beach wheels for families on the go! Keenz will surely become any mama’s new BFF, and she’ll look fab pushing it. Keenz.us.
Forget gifting mom a bunch of blankies… Woombie offers safe, effective and comfortable sleep systems for newborns and babies, such as the “Grow with Me” swaddle. The swaddle + wearable blanket covers your growing baby from 0-9 months with an extended length to reach up to 18 months! It allows you to swaddle baby arms in or out, and has a two-way zipper for easy diaper changes. Woombie.com
This ergonomic and versatile carrier is comfortable, flaunting a multi-functional design and 9 ways to carry your baby (yes, 9!!). The high waist belt provides the extra support parents need to carry baby for long periods of time; plus, its unique 3D hip seat ensures baby’s hips are always in the correct “M” position. Also, it comes with storage; finally, a safe place to put your phone, keys and cash. miamily.com
Oxford Baby Furniture
Food for thought- go in on a gift with a bunch of friends. The truth is, new moms need new furniture. Oxford Baby furniture is rich in quality and design. Their cribs will last years, as it converts into a full bed (with the conversion kit), and their dressers are roomy with soft-close drawers. oxfordbabyandkids.com
The hypoallergenic Eco’Travel Donut is a compact convertible sleeper, as it folds in half and zips to keep clean and carry. Recommended for kids 1-8, this portable “bed in a bag” is free from foam, glue, flame retardants and BPA/Phthalates. This cozy donut is cozy and convenient; ideal for travel, daycare and more. Woombie.com
Finn + Emma Clothing
If you’re adamant about buying baby adorable clothes, look no further than Finn + Emma. All clothes flaunt organically grown cottons that are whimsical and swoon-worthy. No boring designs and toxic chemicals, simply an array of fresh prints and heirloom quality construction. finnandemma.com
Personalization is HOT- what mama doesn’t want something with their baby’s name on it? Customize pretty much anything from My First Years, a site that creates quality personalized gifts for babies. A fab pick: the large grey Star Storage Bag- simple and modern for toys, blankets or stuffed animals; an ideal solution for nursery organization. us.my1styears.com
Premium Smart Trike by Bentley
Seriously, the coolest thing EVER. This grow-with-me trike is designed in collaboration with the Bentley Motor Company. It features cushioned seats, GT wheels, chrome emblems, a 5-point safety belt, and more. It’s designed to accommodate six stages, fit for children 6 months through 2+ years. Walk it like a stroller, or ride it like a trike; either way, you’ll be cruising in style. poshbabyandkids.com
Written by: Nadine Bubeck
Nadine Bubeck is a TV Personality, author, lifestyle blogger, and fashion designer, having founded Mama B. Designs: boutique apparel that benefits March of Dimes. The Valley-based parenting contributor is a blessed boy mom times three. (nadinebubeck.com)