It goes with out saying that preparing for a baby is overwhelming. You’ve got family, friends and random people telling you what you’ll need, not to mention all the advice available on the internet! There’s bound to be somethings that slip through the cracks. I’ve rounded up some of the things I didn’t think of beforehand but can’t imagine being without now.
The best part? You can find them all at one great resource, Abe’s Market. This is the spot for natural products, making it the perfect safe place to shop for all your baby needs, and beyond!
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Since baby can get cold quickly post bath, you want to have a nice, soft towel ready to wrap them up in. This one has a removable hood, is super plush and soft, organic, and let’s not forget adorable!
These are great because you can continue to use them as your child gets older. For a baby they are perfect as wash cloths, and for an older child they are great face cloths. They come in eight fun designs, and are made from organic cotton.
Your little one will love bath time thanks to these fun bath mitts! The set contains one for you, one for your little one, and a wash cloth. All three are made from recycled cotton.
Loopy Gear Baby Rattle Holder, $22
We’ve all been there, searching on the ground for a lost toy or rattle. Those days are over! This rattle holder keeps toys off the ground by hooking onto the toy and a soft wrap around your baby’s wrist. You can also attach it to strollers, car seats or high chairs. The five second rule doesn’t apply to babies!!
Buggy Love Stroller Lubricant, $10.99
Nothing is worse than a squeaky stroller wheel! These drops are all natural and get rid of that annoying sound, making walks with baby all fun!
Buggylove Organic Stroller and Carseat Freshening Mist, $8
Ever had a spill or an accident in the carseat or the stroller? Sometimes even after cleaning that odor hangs out, which is where this mist comes into play. It freshens up whichever you spray it on, is organic and contains no sulfates or parabens. Such a lifesaver!
Eco Nuts Liquid Laundry Detergent, $18
Baby friends laundry detergent is a must. This one contains only three ingredients, and has no dyes, enzymes, fragrances or brighteners. And since you only need one teaspoon for a load of regular laundry, you get your money’s worth!
Smart Mom Teething Bling Pendant, $20
Most moms stay away from wearing jewelry when baby starts grabbing and pulling, but who doesn’t love a little bling!? This necklace has a pendant that is made from the same material as most teething toys out there, so your little one can grab and chew all he wants!
These are a great alternative to dryer sheets! They are natural and chemical free, and can last for years! They come in a set of four.
These are actually berries that naturally contain soap! They are also organic, and will last for about ten loads of laundry.