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20+ Newborn Baby Essentials

  • Jon Whittle

    Rub-a-dub-dub, give him a massage after the tub with Baby Magic Calming Baby Lotion. ($4;

  • Jon Whittle

    Hevea's Pond Bath Toys are good, clean fun: no PVC, BPA, phthalates or pesky holes for water to lurk. (three-pack, $30;

  • Buggyguard

    Lock up your stroller while you're out with the Buggyguard One Heart. ($20;

  • Jon Whittle

    Don't forget this essential! We love NUK's line of animal face pacifiers. (two-pack, $5;

  • Chicco

    Chicco's I-Feel bouncer rocks, has an MP3 player and looks super-chic. ($120;

  • Jon Whittle

    Stock a SaraBear Diaper Caddy with Huggies diapers, Pampers wipes, Aquaphor for skin irritations, Desitin for diaper rash and Johnson's Baby Shampoo for a sponge bath (caddy $32, all products available at Babies “R” Us). Bambino Land's organic muslin blankets do more than swaddle. (two-pack, $39;

  • Jon Whittle

    This adorable Etsy number secretly stashes baby wipes! ($18;

  • First Years

    Spy on him via Skype using The First Years Home & Away Portable Digital Video Monitor. ($160;

  • Jon Whittle

    Shush her to sleep with The First Years Sounds for Silence Premium Sound Machine. ($40;

  • Jon Whittle

    Pick up the well-stocked 1st Grooming Kit (by Safety 1st) so you can tame your tot's mane and claws. ($13; Walmart stores)

  • Jon Whittle

    We can't resist the cuteness of cloth, especially this one-size-fits-all Kissaluvs. ($25;

  • Jon Whittle

    The Lamaze Northern Lights Soother crib toy will entertain baby until Mr. Sandman shows. ($41;

  • Jon Whittle

    Vintage graphics make the Minnie Silhouette bodysuit a must. (three-pack, $20;


  • Nikon

    Take still pictures, shoot high-def video and project them instantly on the wall with the 14.1-megapixel Nikon Cool-pix S1100pj digital camera. ($300;

  • Oshi Mat

    The Oshi Mat is perfect for your Mommy and Me classes. It's nontoxic, latex-free and cute to boot! (includes nylon carry bag, $50;

  • Prince Lionheart

    While you answer e-mail, sit baby in the Prince Lionheart BébéPOD Plus, which encourages good posture. ($50;

  • Jon Whittle

    Ultra-gentle Seventh Generation Baby laundry detergent won't irritate his sensitive skin. ($7;

  • Lifefactory

    Free of all worrisome chemicals, the Lifefactory Multi Sensory Silicone Teether can be frozen to soothe aching gums. ($7;

  • Jon Whittle

    Be prepared for nighttime nursing sessions: Simplisse Gia nursing pillow (with cover, $60;, OXO Good Grips water bottle ($15; and Lansinoh's HPA Lanolin cream ($11,

  • Jon Whittle

    Ouchie gums keeping him awake? Try Tommee Tippee's Closer to Nature Chewther. ($7;

  • Jon Whittle

    Two layers of organic lamb's wool in the Top Mat by Naturalmat help regulate baby's temperature. ($130;

  • Young America

    Young America's Mix crib meets the most rigorous chemical emissions standards. ($880;