20 Nifty Baby Gadgets That Are Saving Parents’ Time and Nerves
These days we have a lot devices that can save us lots of time and make our lives parent much easier and more enjoyable. Some ideas are so simple and brilliant that even moms and dads of grown-up kids will instantly think, “Oh, I wish I had that when I had my baby.” Let’s check them out.
We at Bright Side found some very useful gadgets that will make every parent thrilled.
1. Hands-free bottle holder
As you can guess from the name, the Beebo hand free bottle holder is designed to free your hands while you are feeding your baby. You can read a book, give the baby a massage, or just simply have breakfast and enjoy a meal with your family. The holder can turn 360° so you can always set it the way that’s most comfortable for you and your baby and it can fit almost any bottle.
2. Baby bottle holder for baby mat
Every parent will appreciate this baby bottle holder. It’s very convenient, allowing the parents to feed the baby and still continue doing whatever needs to be done.
3. Turn any room into a baby-safe place.
Many parents these days travel with their little ones and this Flexiguard baby gate makes it very easy to turn any room into a baby-safe place. This portable gate is ideal for traveling or visiting friends and family.
4. Get the bath temperature just right for the baby.
Babies are very sensitive to variations in temperature, both hot and cold. This is why it’s critical to have the bath temperature just right. This bath thermometer and alarm looks like a toy but also has an important purpose. It measures the water temperature and sounds an alarm if it’s too hot or too cold. With this, you don’t have to rely on your own hand any longer.
5. Turn on delicate and calming music for baby’s sleep.
The Smart Sleep Soother & White Noise Sound Machine is designed to set the perfect environment to help the baby fall asleep. It uses very delicate and calming music and creates a starry night sky. It automatically turns off after 30 minutes and, hopefully, the baby will already be sleeping peacefully by then.
6. File tiny nails in a safe and pain-free manner.
Most parents can agree that cutting the baby’s nails can be quite a mission and this gadget makes the procedure so much easier. The thumb-wearable baby nail file allow you to file those super-sharp, tiny nails in a safe and stress-free manner.
7. Use a special seat for different age groups.
This multi-seat can be used as soon as the baby can sit and it can grow with them by removing the foam cover. The seat is very deep and the back of the seat provides excellent support for the baby. Multiple safety straps also make it very safe to use on a high stool or a regular chair.
8. Never lose a snuggle-pacifier.
If you have a newborn baby and have experienced a situation where you just cannot find a pacifier, you will surely appreciate this soothie snuggle pacifier. It has a soft and very light toy attached, which makes it very easy for the baby to hold it, and for parents to find it.
9. Make bath time more fun with a bubble machine.
This automatic bubble machine is so much fun that it will be a great entertainment, not only for toddlers but for their older siblings as well. In fact, it might also be entertaining for parents and pets!
10. Remember everything with a pocket nanny tracker.
Days with a newborn baby can be so hectic that you can easily lose track of time and not remember the last time you changed a diaper, fed the baby, or even had a cup of tea. This Pocket Nanny tracker will become your personal assistant and remind you what needs to be done, and when.
11. Help your baby fall asleep faster with a vibrating mattress pad.
The time when a baby is sleeping is precious, but sometimes getting the baby to sleep can be a real challenge. This vibrating mattress pad can certainly help you with a fussy baby. The gentle vibration from this device calms the baby and helps them fall asleep. It’s portable and relatively small and can be used in a crib, a stroller, or even when you travel to visit your family.
12. Forget about the mess with a reusable, food-catching placemat.
Learning new things is never easy and learning how to eat is no exception. No wonder toddlers make a mess while they are mastering their independent eating skills. This food-catching feeding mat will save your floors and your nerves. Place it around your child’s plate to ensure those clumsy crumbs get collected.
13. Monitor your baby’s sleep.
For new parents who often find it difficult to relax, this smart infant monitor can be a good tool. When using it you can easily monitor the baby’s sleep pattern, breathing, body position, skin temperature, etc. The device reads the information and sends it to your smartphone or iPad in real time. So you will instantly know if the baby rolls over or wakes up.
14. Have a baby in-sight mirror in your car.
Some babies love going for a drive while others, no so much. This Baby In-Sight Mirror can help those fussy little passengers to relax. It comes with LED lights and songs to keep them entertained or soothing noises to get them to sleep. And using the mirror, the baby can watch its own clear reflection surrounded by magical lights.
15. Prevent air bubbles in the milk.
If you are a formula-feeding parent, you will definitely appreciate this device. The anti-colic baby bottle design differs from that of traditional bottles. It has a vented bottom and an angled shape and it prevents air bubbles from getting into the milk, which often cause colic.
16. Cool baby’s irritated gums.
This ice gel teether key set is perfect for assisting in the eruption of the front, middle, and back teeth. You can put it in the fridge or freezer, and because each toy has gel inside, it stays soft when cold and provides a gentle cooling on baby’s irritated gums.
17. Keep your baby busy with a crib entertainment kit.
The Baby Einstein Sea Dreams Soother is very cute and entertaining, and can be attached to the baby’s crib. Colorful toys move inside the tank with soft music which keeps the baby distracted and helps them drift into a deep sleep.
18. Monitor the baby’s room temperature.
Doctors say that the optimum temperature for a baby’s room is around 65-70°F and this Gro-Egg Digital Room Thermometer & Night Light will help you to be sure that it’s not too chilly or too hot. It changes color when the temperature is just right, too high, or too low, which makes it very easy to keep an eye on the temperature and do something about it.
19. Create a magical starry night in the bedroom.
The right level of humidity is also critical for good sleep. This starry night cool mist humidifier is a very relaxing nightlight and makes the entire room look like the middle of the Milky Way.
20. Calm your baby with a toy that mimics mom’s heartbeat.
Soft and cuddly, this Cloud B Sleep Sheep makes calming noises mimicking the mother’s heartbeat, ocean waves, spring rain, and even whale songs, which help the baby fall asleep.
What do you think about these devices? Or maybe you found some other useful gadgets that can make the life of a parent a little easier. Tell us about them in the comments and share the article with your friends and family.
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