What are the hottest baby products parents buying for their newborns in 2021?
We asked our 1,000,000 Aussie Mums the 25 ‘Must Have‘ products they bought for their newborns. This is what they answered with.
These are the 25 Hottest Baby Products Parents are Loving Right Now. Best of all, some of these baby products are under $20!
Shopping for a New Baby Can Be Overwhelming!
There is just so much to choose from! You want to be totally prepared for your new little bundle of joy, but you don’t really know what to buy until they are here! So, it’s a bit of a conundrum. That’s why it’s always handy to listen to what other parents have found to be invaluable. Parents who have done the hard yards and know what works, and what doesn’t!
Some of the items on this list just might surprise you!
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Sophie the Giraffe has been THE GIFT for newborns for nearly a decade now and there is no stopping her popularity. This would make a perfect Baby Shower Gift or just buy it for your own little bubba. I love this trio gift set though because you get more Sophie for your buck. Included is a Sophie the Giraffe keychain (so if you need to keep bubs quiet whilst you are out) and a Sophie the Giraffe Teether.
With over 637 5-Star reviews, these inexpensive anti-slip bath mats can save both you and your baby a trip to the Emergency Department. The anti-slip bath mats simply stick to the bottom of your bathtub, giving you a textured finish to keep you upright in a slippery bathtub.
Costing under $20 – these are a ‘must-have’ baby essential for your bathroom!
This starter pack contains a pulp silicone feeder, a cool grass counter drying rack and stem and twig accessories that allows you to clean plastic or glass bottles and sippy cups. All
The Uniden BW3102 Digital Wireless Baby Video Monitor features a large 4.3″ colour screen designed to monitor the safety of your sleeping baby or kids playing with an exceptionally user-friendly, high quality digital encrypted monitoring system. With a handy “walkie talkie” function, you can check, talk and soothe your baby remotely, while the FREE smartphone app lets you monitor your child from anywhere in the world for peace of mind.
THE RIGHT PRODUCT FOR YOU:
If you’re looking for an affordable, easy-to-use video baby monitor
The Baby Shusher is a unique, patented device that produces the sound of womb-like shushing. The soothing sound produced by the Baby Shusher has been proven to calm crying babies. Babies are calmed by the rhythmic and constant noise of Mum’s heartbeat from inside their mother’s womb.
This natural calming reflex can be triggered with the comforting sounds of Mum’s heartbeat, which have been proven to be as effective as a pacifier in calming crying babies. The Baby Shusher is easy to use and will automatically shut off after either 15 or 30 minutes, depending on the setting.
Cherub Baby 4 in 1 Infrared Digital Ear & Forehead Thermometer is gentle enough to use on a sleeping baby and is so fast that you only need 1 second to take the reading. This products is the 5 time winner of the Mother and Baby best thermometer award and was nominated by Choice Magazine as a preferred thermometer.
Closer to Nature Bottles are designed to help you and your baby make the transition from breast to bottle. The unique anti-colic system helps reduce colic, while the closer to nature teat mimics the natural flex, movement and softness of mum’s breast.
The bottles feature a slow flow teat for newborns through to 6 months and a fast flow teat for babies aged 6 months plus. Available in 3 different sizes with a range of funky colours, they’re suitable from birth up until 12 months when used with Closer to Nature weaning products.
This six pack is fantastic value for money$
The Tommee Tippee GroEgg makes it easier than before to check that your little one is resting at the correct temperature. This 2-in-1 design is a nursery thermometer and a night light with a yellow glow suggesting a comfortable room temperature for children to sleep in, whilst a blue glow suggests it’s too cold, and a red glow suggests it’s too hot.
The colours act as a handy tool for your nursery so you know whether to cool or heat the room, modify the baby’s clothing, or use a different sleeping bag.
This is a must-have product for your nursery! This one is powered by USB but there is also a mains powered version available.
The Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Day & Night Bottle Machine makes bottle feeding a dream right around the clock. Not only does it prep the perfect bottle, it’s also sleep-friendly with added features specifically designed to make night feeding so much easier.
It silently prepares your bottle while the home still sleeps with volume control, and is 10x faster than a kettle, making a fresh feed at body temperature in just two minutes.
This product works with most bottles and formula brands.
Bumprider’s Toddler Skate Glider Board with Seat is the perfect way to get your toddler rolling around in style. The Bumprider board features a unique balanced suspension system, gripped handlebars and a comfy seat. The height, length and width adjustable connector surface makes sure your little one is happy no matter where they go.
Available in two colours – Black or Red – This ride-on board is guaranteed to fit 100 per cent of prams and strollers. It’s perfect for toddlers who are still too young to walk all the way on their own and perfect for parents with a toddler and a baby.
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Soothe your baby into a calming, full night’s sleep with the soothing sounds of nature and 3 tender lullabies. The MyBaby by HoMedics SoundSpa Lullaby features a motion-activated rotating picture projector that can display either on the ceiling or wall to give visual stimulation and help motor skills development.
There are 3 natural sounds as well as 3 lovely lullabies to choose from or three sounds from nature (heartbeat, rain and the ocean). To give your little one a peaceful environment for sleeping, there is an automatic timer that can be set for 30 minutes.
This ergonomic baby bouncer by BabyBjorn can also be turned into a rocking children’s chair. It has been designed to give proper support to the baby’s neck and back with natural bouncing – no batteries or mains power required!
The BabyBjorn Balance Soft Jersey Cotton Bouncer is suitable for newborns, up to 3 years old or 9kg (when used as a bouncer), 13kg (when used as a chair). This comfortable baby seat is easy to transport too and the fabric is machine washable.
This fast, fuss-free steriliser from Tommee Tippee is designed to kill 99.9% of germs to keep your little one’s tummy happy. Sterilising up to 6 bottles in just 5 minutes using 100% natural steam, it features a double-tiered stackable tray that can also be used as a drying rack.
Plus, contents stay sterile for up to 24 hours with the lid closed, making it perfect for nighttime feeds.
Similar Baby Bottle Sterliser products include:
- Philips Avent 3-in-1 Electric Steam Steriliser
- Eonian Care 3-in-1 Electric Steriliser
- Tommee Tippee Microwave Steam Steriliser
This all-in-one steamer, cooker, blender, steriliser and warmer unit from Cherub Baby comes with a built-in digital LCD screen, so you always know how long everything will take. It includes an adjustable timer to suit your needs. This handy baby food maker frees up space in your kitchen, merging all your essential appliances into one without compromising on quality or functionality.
The Cherub Baby Steamer Blender Baby Food Maker & Processor is the perfect way to prepare healthy homemade baby food for your little one! Its simple design makes it easy to use and clean; just
The baby play experts at Lamaze have created this super cute Spin & Explore Gym Mat. Featuring a friendly and fun character, Captain Calamari is here to entertain your baby!
The soft mat features hidden surprises, mirrors, tabs and toys that babies can spin and wriggle to reveal. They’ll love the fun sounds as they crawl about on their tummy or back.
This multi-purpose playmat is designed for use in the cot, car seat or stroller while out and about. It also makes a great play surface for tummy time and sitting up practice.
The Bonds Baby Wondercool Zip Wondersuit is the perfect choice for warm summer nights! This super-soft zip onesie has a jersey adaptive cooling fabric which draws heat away from the body and helps regulate temperature so your little one stays comfortable all night long.
With a 2-way zipper, zip chin guard and mesh cuffs, it’s easy to get your baby in and out of this comfy wondersuit. The short leg design provides extra comfort for your baby’s growing legs while they sleep or play.
Both practical and pretty, Bonds Wondersuits are ‘must-have’ item to have in your nursery.
The EZPZ Happy Suction Mini Mat is the perfect travel companion for your little one. It’s compact, lightweight, bendable and flexible, so it’s easy to pack up and take with you when you’re out and about!
The Mini Mat features three food compartments that are catered to infants at 55g, 55g and 115g. It fits most highchair trays and helps develop self-feeding skills as well as fine motor skills. With the Mini Mat, you can rest easy in the knowledge that if baby can handle their dinner, then you are free to focus on yours!
Boon’s Swig Straw Cup is a perfect on-the-go solution for your active toddler. The straw cup features insulated walls to keep drinks cooler for longer, and the rotating cover and valved straw create a spill-proof seal that keeps liquids inside the cup and off of your child’s clothes!
The BPA, PVC, lead, phthalate, and melamine free silicone straw is soft enough for little mouths to sip easily; it also helps keep drinks hygienic. Dishwasher safe top rack only.
The Tommee Tippee Made for Me Single Electric Breast Pump is a portable, compact and quiet breast pump that allows you to express naturally and quickly wherever you are. The single pump is truly portable and compact, powered by a USB rechargeable unit so you can pump comfortable without bulky cords.
The LED screen lets you see how long you’ve been expressing for, while the hygienic closed system ensures no backflow. Designed for busy mums who want to be able to express when they need to!
The Ingenuity Comfort2Go Portable Swing is the perfect way to soothe and entertain your newborn at home or on the go. Designed with new parents in mind, this lightweight swing features a SlimFold™ frame design that provides easy folding for room-to-room portability and space-saving storage.
The swing also includes 2 modes of speeds depending on your baby’s weight (newborn/infant), 6 different speeds, a toy bar with 2 plush toys that removes for easy loading and unloading, 2 recliner positions, and a timer that can be set and shuts off automatically.
The Skip Hop Moby & Co. Silver Lining Play Gym features a soft, plush mat with a dreamy design that will compliment any nursery decor. It includes five celestial-themed hanging toys; an elephant rattle, sheep that plays “You Are My Sunshine”, bird rattle and two cloud-shaped teethers.
The mat is reversible to feature either the silver lining or the multi-coloured star design. Two loops on each corner of the gym allow for easy attachment to most cots and strollers.
Breastfeeding mums are heroes and they deserve the best! Why would you have to choose between effectiveness and looks? These reusable eco-friendly bamboo breastfeeding pads are super soft, breathable yet waterproof and durable. Diameter size: 12cm for maxi coverage.
The round shape and generous size allow the nursing pads to sit inside your bra without detection. They are comfortable and of breathable bamboo and will last!
Have your little one sleep in luxury with these Living Textiles Jersey Cot Fitted Sheets! Perfect for year-round use, the stretchy, soft and breathable fabric means it’s sure to send your bub off to dreamland in no time.
Available in a range of colours, these sheets are made from 100% cotton jersey fabric that is soft and breathable. The fitted sheets will fit both standard and large cots. A great addition to any nursery or bedroom!
NAN Supreme 2 Follow-On Formula Powder from Nestlé is the ideal formula for babies aged 6 to 12 months. NAN is a premium follow-on formula that has been specially developed by Nestlé nutritionists and pediatricians to provide complete, high-quality nutrition.
The powder contains the unique blend of nutrients that your baby needs at this stage of development, and has been proven in clinical trials to help support optimal growth and cognitive development. It also helps maintain healthy skin and hair, strong bones and teeth, as well as a healthy immune system!
Grab a great deal by buying it in this bulk pack and having it delivered to your door!
Khombu’s healthcare & grooming kit is a great starter pack, including everything you need to keep your baby’s teeth and nails healthy and looking great. The kit includes a digital oral thermometer, soft baby toothbrush, comb, nail clippers, scissors and emery boards. Khombu’s healthcare & grooming kit will make a fantastic gift for new parents or grandparents of newborns.
A nursery essential!