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25 Super Useful Baby Products You’ve Never Heard Of

There are some basic things that every mom needs, like car seats and strollers.

But there are a ton of other baby problems out there just waiting for a product to solve them! Here is a list of incredibly useful and unique products you may have never seen before.

Unique Baby Products that are Life Savers!

A Smart Sock that Monitors Baby’s Heart Rate and Oxygen Levels

Image of Owlet Smart Green Sock Baby Monitor - Track Heart Rate & Oxygen Levels - With Smart Notifications - See Hours Slept and Historical Trends - The Ultimate Baby Monitor for Peace of Mind

This fancy baby monitor can read your baby’s heart rate and oxygen level and send those readings directly to your phone!

It also will alert you if your child’s oxygen levels or heart rate is too high or too low.

With this smart sock, you can sleep easy knowing that your child is being monitored at all times. We’ve got a full Owlet review on Experienced Mommy to help give you all the details.

Peace of mind is yours with the Owlet Smart Sock 2!

A Better Baby Swing

4moms mamaRoo 4 baby swing, high-tech baby rocker, Bluetooth enabled - classic nylon fabric with 5 unique motions

Gone are the big bulky swings of old. You know, the ones where you need half a room just to have enough space for baby to swing.

Now, we’ve got condensed and high-tech baby swings that work wonders. This baby swing has 5 different motions to help soothe baby.

It doesn’t have a big bulky frame, but instead sits on a stand, so you don’t need a whole lot of space to get it to go.

It has other great features like the ability to connect to Bluetooth to control it, a mobile up top, and a machine washable cover. You can even upgrade to a better nylon or plush seat if you want.

The 4moms MamaRoo is the coolest baby swing out there. Be sure to check out our full mamaRoo review, too.

A Better Baby Jumper

Jolly Jumper Exerciser with Door Clamp, Black

While this may not be the most unique item on this list, this classic doorway jumper is definitely a baby item you should get.

It is completely portable, small and packs hours of fun. The no-mark clamp can attach to most any door with a rim and allow your baby to bounce while you get things done or watch them have fun.

It is spring loaded and easy to bounce in. It promotes leg strength and jumping.

My son absolutely loves supporting his own weight ever since he started jumping in this doorway bumper jumper.

The Jolly Jumperis your child’s way to exercise and have a great time.

P.S. Check out all the best baby bouncers, including more traditional stand bouncers.

A MUCH Safer Mattress for Breathing

Blowout Blocker Diaper Extension for Disposable Diapers (Blue) - Catch Up The Back Diaper Blowout Leaks! Works with Pampers, Huggies, Luvs, or Any Other Brand. Use with Diaper Size Newborn and up.

Is your baby a tummy sleeper like mine? If so, this breathable mattress might totally be for you!

The unique polymer air mattress allows your baby to breath normally even when facing down. While no one recommends putting babies on their tummies to sleep, we all know that turnovers happen. This mattress will make you feel much safer about those times.

As an added bonuses it is also latex, foam, spring and allergen free!

Take a look at the safe Newton Baby Crib Mattress.

UV Pacifier Sanitizer Portable UV Sterilizer

UV Sanitizer UV-C Clean Sterilizer and Dryer for Baby Bottle/CPAP/Toys/Clothes/Toothbrush/Beauty Tools/Tableware/Phone

You know when you drop your baby’s pacifier in a (dirty) public place, and you have no choice but to wipe it on your shirt, say a little prayer against the army of germs now attached to it, and give it to your screaming child anyways?

Yeah, that’s why you need a quick and small sanitizer for quick cleaning.

This small baby sanitizer uses UV rays to wipe out any germs or bacteria. In fact, it kills 99.99% of all sketchy germs within just 1 minute.

And, best of all, it’s not just for pacifiers. You can fit sippy cups, bottle nipples, bottles, and all kinds of small and medium things in here.

Grab your B085QKQ3HD to keep things clean, without chemicals or water.

A Baby Shusher to Help Baby Sleep

Baby Shusher For Babies — Sleep Miracle Soother Sound Machine For New Parents

If you’ve ever sat around and shushed your baby or talked gently to them in order to get them to fall and stay asleep, then you’ll know why this little guy is genius!

This is a small machine that you place near baby and it makes soothing, shushing noises. You can adjust different timers and change the volume to the right level.

Plus, all the materials are BPA free and safe for baby.

If you still aren’t sure about this, just go watch some quick YouTube videos on it. It’s almost ridiculous how well it works.

Let a real, human voice soothe your baby when you are just too tired. Give the Baby Shusher a shot.

A Better Way to Snack

Munchkin Snack Catcher, 2 Pack, Blue/Green

Doona Infant Car Seat & Latch Base - Storm (Grey) - US Version

As baby gets older, they’ll want all the puffs, all the time. They’ll also need a drink to go with it. But you just know that a spill will happen if you hand it to them, right?

Well now they can’t spill, thanks to some super geniuses that designed the spill-proof snack cup and sippy cup.

These are both great because they foster independence, while keeping your house clean. Plus, the 360 degree trainer cup is a great way to transition from a bottle to a regular cup without becoming dependent on the leaky sippy cup spouts.

Take your baby into the new-age of snacking with the Munchkin Snack Catcher Cups and Munchkin 360 Degree Trainer Cups.

A Baby Banana Toothbrush Trainer

4moms mamaRoo 4 baby swing, high-tech baby rocker, Bluetooth enabled - classic nylon fabric with 5 unique motions

I kid you not, right now this is my sons favorite toy!

This silicone trainer toothbrush is easy to hold, soft to chew on and promotes learning to brush their teeth. It is an awesome chew toy that can be chilled, frozen and washed in the dishwasher.

The bristles have a fun and soothing texture, which is great for teething, and the handles make it so easy to grip.

And they just recently started selling them in different colors.

Your baby (and your baby’s dentist) will love the Baby Banana Toothbrush!

A Better Booger Remover

Image of the Baby Nasal Aspirator NoseFrida the Snotsucker by Fridababy - Baby Shower Gift and Registry essential

When your baby gets a cold, you enter into a fight against boogers to help your baby breathe.

This nifty tube allows you to suck the mucus right out of your baby’s nose.

GROSS! I know, but you just can’t argue with results! The tube comes with a filter to protect you from getting any boogers in your mouth.

It is easy to clean and gets the boogies out fast.

Help your baby breathe easy in no time with the Nose Frida

P.S. Baby Frida makes one of the best baby nail files too, so check that out!

A Stroller That Connects to Any Car Seat

Image of Baby Trend Snap-N-Go EX Universal Infant Car Seat Carrier

Do you hate getting your baby in and out of their car seat as much as I do?

This nifty stroller allows you to take your car seat right out of the car and pop it straight into the stroller. You can snap in almost any car seat brand available and move on with your day.

It is especially useful as your baby gets bigger and is harder to carry around in their car seat!

If you just can’t pick a baby travel system that you like, then you’ll love the Baby Trend Snap n Go!

A Fruit Feeder Pacifier and Teething Soother

Image of Baby Fruit Feeder Pacifier (2 Pack) - Fresh Food Feeder, Infant Fruit Teething Toy, Silicone Pouches for Toddlers & Kids by Ashtonbee

Does your baby just love fruit? This pacifier lets them munch and suck on fruit safely! It has a small hole for food to come through so that it protects your baby from choking without you having to cut it up into small pieces!

It also doubles as a great teething toy to sooth your baby through their teething pain. You simply fill it up with fruit or veggies and pop it into the fridge to get cold.

Such a great way to make feeding simple!Plus, it keeps your kiddo entertained so you can eat your meals in peace!

Try out the baby fruit feeder.

A Better Car Seat Option

Doona Infant Car Seat & Latch Base – Car Seat to Stroller – Greyhound – US Version

It’s a car seat! Wait, no, it’s a stroller! It’s both!

If you live in a city where you use public transport a lot, you’ll absolutely love the Doona car seat.

It can connect inside the vehicle to a base, just like a normal car seat. The underlying stroller gear helps support it. The stroller handle even acts as an extra-safe anti-rebound bar.

Then, when it’s time to stroll, you just release the levers and the stroller pops out underneath of it.

It’s secure, safe, and approved by all the right safety authorities. It works for babies from 4 to 35 pounds.

You’ll love this for easy travel and as an alternative to a bulky baby travel system. Check out the Doona Car Seat.

A Toy Duck that Measures Water Temperature

Image of b&h Baby Thermometer, The Infant Baby Bath Floating Toy Safety Temperature Thermometer (Duck) (Duck)

Have you ever wondered whether your baby’s bath water is too hot or too cold? I wonder this a lot because I don’t want to burn my baby, nor do I want them to freeze.

Having the bath at the perfect temperature makes a world of difference. So save your elbows and your wrists from endless testing and get this rubber ducky instead!

This ducky floats at the top of your baby’s bath water and tells you exactly what temperature the water is!

I literally just bought one. Get yourDuck Bathtub Thermometer too. 

A Pad to Make Sink Baths Comfy

Image of Blooming Bath - Baby Bath (Canary Yellow)

Do you love the convenience of bathing your baby in the sink, but cringe at the thought of their soft skin against the cold hard surface?

This blooming baby bath provides a super soft environment to bathe your baby in the sink. It’s super easy to set up – you just plug your drain and insert it into your sink.

It has a very soft texture and absorbs water so that your baby is comfortable during their bath.

You’ll never regret buying Blooming Baby Bathfor your baby.

A Nighttime-Friendly Pacifier

MAM Glow In the Dark Sensitive Skin Pacifiers, Baby Pacifier 6+ Months, Best Pacifier for Breastfed Babies, 'Air Night' Design Collection, Unisex, 2-Count

I could spend some useless sentences talking about why a glow-in-the-dark pacifier would be of benefit, but I think you get it. It’s easy to find, end of story.

Oh, and the MAM brand makes pacifiers that are better for baby’s mouth and also work great as pacifiers for breastfeeding babies.

Try the Glow-in-the-Dark MAM Pacifier today. You’re welcome.

A Diaper Clutch to Keep Baby’s Hands Busy (and Clean) While Being Changed

SnoofyBee Large Baby-Changing Travel Pad Diaper Clutch, Accessories for Babies Clean Hands Changing Pad Excursion Edition (Grey)

Does your baby reach down and try to mess with things while you are changing them? Especially in public where everything is germy?

This unique diaper clutch can hold your changing supplies, turn into a changing mat, and it even has a bar for toys for your little one! 

Best of all, it also wraps around their waist and velcros shut so that they can’t reach down and grab their diaper while you are changing them. It also keeps them from grabbing the public changing station too!

Keep your baby safe and clean with the SnoofyBee Travel Diaper Clutch.

A Thermometer That’s a Pacifier

Image of Summer Infant Pacifier Thermometer, Teal/White

Trying to take a baby’s temperature with a traditional baby thermometer can be a very difficult undertaking. The tip is cold, the baby is wiggly, and inevitably you have to start over at least once to make sure it’s accurate.

This infant pacifier thermometer makes checking your baby for fever so easy! You just pop the paci in and let them sooth themselves until the paci glows and beeps indicating the reading is complete. 

Try the  Summer Infant Pacifier Thermometer!

A Pacifier for Giving Medicines

Image of Munchkin The Medicator, Colors May Vary

This medicine-dispensing pacifier makes giving your baby meds a breeze.

You simply put the medicine in the tip and the baby can suck the meds out at a rate that is safe and easy for them to handle and swallow. It reduces the spillage and gagging you might see while using a syringe.

It is a super cheap baby product every parent should own!

Grab The Medicator from Munchkin before you need it.

A Swaddle that Actually Stays On

SwaddleMe Original Swaddle Pack of 3, Criss Cross Polka Dot, Small (0-3 Months, 7-14 lbs)

When I got home from the hospital and tried to swaddle my baby for the first time, I quickly discovered there was more to this fancy burrito than a tuck and a fold.

The swaddle blanket is this really cool pre-made swaddle that velcros your baby in and helps them feel secure all night long!

It is incredibly simple to use too. You put your baby in and velcro the tabs and your baby feels snuggled and warm while they sleep.

Grab a SwaddleMe for your baby.

A Baby Blowout Blocker

Blowout Blocker Diaper Extension for Disposable Diapers (White) - Catch Up The Back Diaper Blowout Leaks! Works with Pampers, Huggies, Luvs, or Any Other Brand. Use with Diaper Size Newborn and up.

Let’s be honest for a moment: that first baby blowout can reduce parents to tears. The mess is all over your precious newborn baby and their clothes and blankets and anything that’s even close to them!

And then, to make matters worse, it is very rarely a one-time occurrence! I can’t tell you the number of onesies I had to throw away due to those pesky newborn blowouts.

This unique little wrap helps the diaper keep the nasty stuff in and protects your little one’s adorable new outfit, should anything leak out. 

Protect your baby from blowouts with the blowout blocker.

A Mirror For Keeping an Eye on Baby in the Car

Image of Safe Baby Tech Baby Car Mirror, Crystal Clear Reflection

Have you ever been driving along and wondered what your baby was up to? Were they playing, sleeping, crying, or maybe even getting that blanket too close to their mouth?

With this cheap and easy-to-set-up mirror, you can always take a little peek at your baby to make sure they are doing okay.

I got one of these when my son was born and it has brought so much peace of mind. The best part is that he can look at me through the mirror, too, and calm himself down because he knows he’s not alone.

Set up your Safe Baby Tech Car Mirror to keep the car meltdowns at a minimum.

A Teething Mitt for Baby to Chew On

Malarkey Kids Munch Mitt Teething Mitten - The ORIGINAL Mom-Invented Silicone Teether Mitten with Travel Bag – Ideal Teething Toys for Baby Shower Gift - Pink Polka Dot

All new parents have dealt with the woes of teething.

During the teething process babies chew on literally everything they can get their hands on. My son’s favorite teething toy was, of course, his own hands! Unfortunately, after his tooth started to cut through, he started biting himself!

This nifty little device can protect your baby’s hand from getting bit while also helping those teeth break through faster so that you can all feel a little relief.

Don’t wait till teething has started, because it just might be too late! Grab a Malarkey Munch Mitt before your kid starts teething.

A Baby Bottle Adapter That Turns Water Bottles into Baby Bottles

green sprouts Spout Adapter for Water Bottle, Clear

Have you ever been out and about and realized that you left all the baby bottles at home? Or that you have bottles, but they are all dirty?

This awesome baby bottle adapter screws on to the top of any generic water bottle and turns it into a baby bottle. It is light and easy to throw into your diaper bag or purse.

Never be caught unprepared without the Green Sprout Baby Water Bottle Adapter again!

An Easier and Less Messy Feeding System

Image of the Nuby Natural Touch Silicone Travel Infa Feeder, 3 Ounce, Colors May Vary

Feeding your baby purees on the go can be a real challenge. But with this food dispensing spoon, you only have to pack one thing!

You can put your purees into the pouch and put the lid on and you are good to go. Then, when your baby is ready to feed, you just squeeze a small amount on to the spoon for them.

This is so much easier than packing your puree in a container, bringing a bowl and a spoon and a bag to put all the dirty stuff in.

Make on-the-go meals easier with theNuby Travel Baby Spoon!

Tush Swiper Diaper Rash Cream & Ointment Applicator 

Tush Swiper Diaper Rash Cream & Ointment Dispenser/Applicator - (Fits Aquaphor) (1 Pack)

We’ve all been there – you have a squirming baby with a naked bottom and you are now covered in diaper cream. The stuff is greasy, it can stain, and it isn’t sanitary. Instead of using more precious (and pricey) baby wipes to clean your hands every time, get this handy diaper cream applicator.

This version is so much better than the baby bum brush ones because it’s not a separate piece. You don’t have to worry that you’ll lose it or that baby will get their hands on it and put it in their mouth (yuck!).

The neck of the Tush Swiper Diaper Rash Cream & Ointment Applicator fits most standard-sized diaper ointment tubes, so you can use this with your favorite brand. 

Holly Harris
Holly Harris
I'm a mom, an avid writer and a dedicated researcher of all things baby.

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