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Best Baby Products for New Parents


    Infographic: New Moms

    Today's New Moms: Expenses and Employment Challenges

    Few things change a woman's life more than becoming a mother. Physically, emotionally, and financially, post-baby life is a whole new country full of its own joys and terrors.
    Infographic: Working Mom

    Infographic: Working Mothers Statistics

    When we think about mothers' work-life balance, we often picture two distinct options. A new mom can stay home with the kids and put her career on hold, or she can return to work and face the stress and guilt of leaving her baby each day. The ...
    Infographic: Money Tips that Grow With Your Children

    Kids and Money: Raising Money-Conscious Kids

    Vaccinations are tough. Battles over vegetables are trying. But few parenting challenges are more daunting than walking through a toy store with a preschooler. To young children, just about every toy is appealing, and the notion that mom or dad ...

    23 Ways Parents Are Blowing Their Money

    Many products and services targeting parents can be a huge money vacuum compared to the benefits they provide. Here we unravel the top 23 ways families are blowing their money, either because they're opting for convenience over cost savings or ...
    Playing at Gramma's House

    23 Chores for Kids to Earn Money

    It's never too soon to teach kids about money, and one of the best ways to do that is by having them help out around the house. Here are 23 ways that kids can start earning their own cash at home.

    23 Scientific Ways to Help Kids Learn

    How do kids learn best? Here are 23 scientifically proven techniques and approaches to help children learn and better absorb new information.

Baby Reviews

    Best Baby Monitor

    The Best Baby Monitor

    You can't keep your eyes on your baby every single second of the day - you'd never get any sleep. A baby video monitor is the next best thing. We help you decide which one to get.
    Best Breast Pump

    The Best Breast Pump

    Want to buy a breast bump but overwhelmed by all the choices? Find the best breast pumps, reviewed here.
    Best Baby Carrier

    Study: Best Baby Carrier - Ergo Baby vs Baby Bjorn vs Moby Wrap

    You want to hold your baby close wherever you go without breaking your back or the bank. We list the best baby carriers based on comfort, ease of use, and price.
    Best Baby Bottles

    The Best Baby Bottles

    The best baby bottles are easy to clean, simple to use, and minimize gas. Read on for the list of the top baby bottles.
    Best High Chair

    The Best High Chairs

    Preparing for life with a new baby means many decisions. Among the cribs, bottles, and baby swings, you will want a good high chair.
    Best Baby Strollers

    The Best Baby Strollers

    Find the right stroller for your child. View our top picks for full-size, jogger, lightweight and travel strollers.

    Best Diapers for Infants and Toddlers: Huggies vs. Pampers

    There are over 22 different brands of disposable diapers on the market, a dizzying array of choices that confuse every new parent shopping for the right diaper. Given the costs associated with diapers, if they don't live up the promise they make on the box, it will be more than your baby who sheds a few tears.
    Best Bassinets

    The Best Bassinets

    Can't figure out which bassinet is right for your baby? Check out our review of the best bassinets.
    Best Cribs

    The Best Cribs

    You might think a baby crib is a simple purchase. You find one in the right color and size and you purchase it. Unfortunately, it's not that easy.
    Best Baby Bouncer

    The Best Baby Bouncer

    Choose the wrong baby bouncer and you could end up with a baby screaming his head off rather than snoozing to a lullaby.

Tips

    What Not to Buy for a New Baby

    While those adorably perfect bundles of joy certainly require their fair share of purchases, some gifts are better left on the shelf. Here are the top 10 worst-offender baby gifts most likely to be banished to the back corner of a closet or listed for a quick eBay sale.

    5 Recalls New Parents Need to Know

    Being a new parent comes with great joy, new responsibilities, and some homework. Yes, homework. While you can score some great deals at yard sales, consignment shops, and hand-me-downs from friends and families, every baby item comes with its own set of history and has possibly been recalled because of a defect. While some defects may be minor (say, an easy-to-pull button on a stuffed bear that you could cut off yourself), others pose a harmful risk.

    Study: Adoption Statistics

    Tips
    It costs an adoptive family as much as $45,000 to adopt a child. However, 7% of the children in the U.S. are adopted. Each year more than 18,000 infants are adopted. Nevertheless, older children get adopted as well.

    Average Baby Weight May Surprise You

    Tips
    A full-term baby weighs around 7.5 pounds and measures around 20 inches. Twins can weigh as little as 5 pounds. Read on for more surprising facts.

    Average Cost of Daycare Will Surprise You

    Tips
    If you plan to have kids, stock up your savings account now. Daycare alone can cost as much as $20,000 per year. The average throughout the U.S. is $11,000, or $917 per month. At a minimum, plan on spending at least 10% of your annual income on ...

    The Best Convertible Car Seat

    March 31, 2017 - Reviews
    Purchasing baby gear is no easy feat. You want to get the most out of your investment, but some products are only needed for a short period of time. Car seats, however, are something you need for many years. A convertible car seat may be the ...

    The Best Double Stroller

    March 30, 2017 - Reviews
    The right double stroller must fit your children, be lightweight, and easy to maneuver. Here are the best double strollers for your family and lifestyle.
    Best Jogging Stroller

    The Best Jogging Stroller

    January 26, 2017 - Reviews
    Exercise of any kind can help you feel better overall. Some people run for the physical benefits. Others just like the mental release. Whatever your reason, many parents choose this activity because their baby can tag along. Generally, ...
    Best Baby Bath Tub

    The Best Baby Bath Tub

    January 19, 2017 - Reviews
    Figuring out the safest place to bathe your baby is an important decision. Will you use the kitchen sink or go right to the bath tub? It might seem like an ordinary purchase, but there are many factors to consider. Cost can play a role, but you ...
    Best Play Mat

    The Best Play Mat

    December 25, 2016 - Reviews
    Babies need stimulation and not always from you. Holding your baby 24/7 might seem like a dream, but let's face it – you have to get other things done. And babies need this independent time to stimulate their brain growth.
    Best Infant Car Seats

    The Best Infant Car Seats

    December 8, 2016 - Reviews
    Find the best infant car seats. Learn what factors to consider and see our top picks.

    Study: Best Thermometers

    April 28, 2014 - By Colleen O'Connor-Grant - Reviews for What Not to Buy for a New Baby
    Thermometers are deceptively simple. A basic tool of parenting, a thermometer is as necessary to have around the house as a hammer. Yet these devices, which fit in the palm of a hand, actually place a lot of pressure on parents. Having the right ...

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