Life-Changing Items Every Parent Needs To Own

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If you're reading this, you're probably either expecting a little one, already have your little bundle of joy and are super sleep deprived (read: desperate for anything to help make your life easier), or you are an incredibly thoughtful loved one of a new parent, and looking for an awesome gift. In either scenario, we've been there. 

Being a new parent is wonderful, exciting and heart-bursting, while also being overwhelming, scary, and challenging. There aren't many other life experiences where you explode with love like you never felt before, while you also want to cry every day from exhaustion and uncertainty. We know! It's a lot. And we want to help make this time easier, even if it just means getting peace of mind thanks to the Owlet Smart Sock, or not having to turn your brain on too much during those 3 a.m. feeds thanks to the Baby Brezza. If these products can make your life easier by relieving even the tiniest burden, we've done our job.

The Mommy Hook

100% natural rubber teething toy

A convenient portable booster

A way to keep your backseat organized

A lactation massager to help relieve breastfeeding pain

The best book for working moms

Secure-A-Toy safety strap

An all-in-1 organizer

A portable toy organizer

Instant Pot for super easy meals

The perfect stroller system for traveling

The Owlet Smart Sock for peace of mind

A baby formula machine that makes warm bottles in seconds

Baby Brezza Formula Pro, $178.96, Amazon

A bottle warmer that's ready in only 3 minutes

A fun and safe bath spout cover

A training toilet

A faucet extender

An empowering best-seller

A wrist leash to keep your little one close

A fast hook-on chair

A better bottle brush

A portable & convenient breast pump

An inspirational journal

An easy-to-use baby gate

An easy-to-use forehead and ear thermometer

An all-in-one sound machine, night light, and time-to-rise

A waterproof bib

A formula dispenser for when you're on the go

A high-tech baby swing

4moms mamaRoo 4, $269.99, Amazon

A cool mist humidifier

A diaper rash ointment that really works

A travel bottle warmer

A smoke and CO alarm you can monitor from anywhere

A seat protector that fits under a car seat

A sippy cup that won't spill

A YETI Rambler to keep the coffee hot and flowing

A personalized name necklace

Disposable nursing pads