Baby accessories have been created to make parent’s lives easier. From swaddle wraps to prams, there are thousands of baby items to choose from which will help your baby with sleeping, eating, bathtime and playtime.
Baby accessories have evolved over the years and now involve lots of tech gadgets, however there are still some baby items that have been around for years and have stood the test of time.
Some of the ‘must-have’ baby accessories include:
Junior Flex Cloth Nappy (RRP $34.95)
Cloth nappies have become increasingly popular over recent years due to their ease of use, variety of designs available and their absorbency.
Although they’re more expensive than disposable nappies upfront, they save you more money over time and are environmentally friendly.
Junior Tribe Co’s Junior Flex Cloth nappies are soft, absorbent and easy to use. They are a perfect fit for any baby and easily adjustable. Each Junior Flex Cloth nappy comes with a bamboo and hemp insert which is easy to remove, wash and put back in.
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MOBY Classic Wrap (RRP $59.95)
The Moby Classic Wrap is one of the most popular baby wraps/carriers on the market due to its comfort and convenience.
It comes as one long piece of fabric, which wraps around your entire torso and over your shoulders to create a cozy, kangaroo-like pouch for your baby, leaving your hands totally free.
Ideal for both newborns and older babies!
FESS® Little Noses Spray with Aspirator (RRP $11.99)
An all-natural saline nasal spray for babies which provides instant relief for blocked noses.
The included aspirator removes the mucus from your baby’s nose.
Approved by the National Asthma Council Australia and Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ’s Sensitive Choice program.
Baby Patent Aqua Scale Bath & Stand (RRP $189.95)
The Baby Patent Aqua Scale is an innovative baby bathtub which is popular around the world.
The digital tub can be used for both newborns and older babies and has an anti-slip pad. It can weigh your baby (both with and without water) and uses a thermometer to ensure that the water isn’t too hot or too cold.
The safest way to bathe and weigh your baby!
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Owlet Smart Sock V3 (RRP $479.99)
The Owlet Smart Sock gives parents peace of mind every time their baby is asleep.
It is the first baby monitor to track your baby’s oxygen level and heart rate (the best indication of your baby’s health as they sleep).
A must-have for all new parents!
4moms Rockaroo (RRP $299.99)
This swinging seat is the next best thing to a mother’s arms.
Designed to be smaller and more mobile than the traditional baby swings, the Rockaroo gently bounces and swings to mimic being rocked in a person’s arms and is an effective way to soothe a baby.
There are 5 movements/modes to choose from, so you’re sure to find a setting that will work best for your baby.
Bugaboo Lynx Pram (RRP $1,300)
Known as the lightest full-size pram, the Bugaboo Lynx is incredibly compact and easy to manoeuvre.
The pram comes with a reversible and adjustable seat (with a 3-position recline), which means your baby can either face you, or the outside world, making it versatile enough for any situation.
59S PaciPod UV Steriliser (RRP $50.00)
The 59S PaciPod UV Sanitiser can get rid of 99.9% of the germs on a dummy, bottle nipple, small toys and breast pump pieces by using a UVC LED light which has been proven to kill germs.
A portable design means that you can take it everywhere you go. It also comes with a USB charger cable.
Love to Dream Swaddle Up Original (RRP $39.95)
This multi-award winning swaddle is designed around the fact that many babies sleep with their arms up which is a self-soothing motion.
The swaddle offers comfort and security, yet its single layer of fabric ensures that your baby doesn’t overheat.
Its zipper and sack design makes it easy to put on and remove.
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Boon Grass Countertop Drying Rack (RRP $33.95)
The Boon Grass Countertop Drying Rack provides a safe and hygienic place to dry your baby’s items.
Its two-piece design makes it easy to clean with hot, soapy water and doesn’t take up much space.
Sophie La Girafe (RRP $38.90)
Sophie La Girafe has been much-loved for over 50 years and is the perfect first toy for babies all around the world.
It stimulates the five senses (the dark spots provide visual stimulation, the squeak when pressed stimulates the baby’s hearing, its scent is identifiable and pleasing to a baby’s nose, its 100% rubber texture is comforting to touch, and its soft parts are perfect for soothing teething babies.)
Made with 100% natural rubber, it is completely safe for babies to play with and stick inside their mouths.
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