Baby Items You Must Have Humidifier When a baby has a cold, there isn’t much you can do to help them in regards to medication. A humidifier helps your baby breathe easier, especially in the case of a stuffy nose and coughing. Swaddle Blanket Instead of wasting your time learning to swaddle, use a blanket designed to swaddle an infant easily with flaps and Velcro. Moby Wrap The Moby Wrap allows you to carry your child with you and still have your hands free without overly straining your arms. Pacifier You will find yourself highly reliant on the pacifier to calm your baby during the tough transition from womb to world. They usually break this habit once they discover their thumb. Play Yard This item is incredibly versatile, an all-in-one crib, a bassinet, a changing table, and a play area. If you plan on traveling with your baby, having one ensures a proper place to sleep while not at home. Video Monitor A video monitor gives you peace of mind when your baby is alone in the crib with a shut door. It’s comforting to be able to see your child sleeping and if they aren’t sleeping, it’s nice to see what they are up to. Library Card Reading to children at a young age is very beneficial in developing their vocabulary, communication skills and love for reading. Get a membership card at your local public library instead of buying books, making it cheaper to have fun. Co-Sleeper For nursing moms, the co-sleeper is a much better alternative to sharing the bed with your infant and allows you to easily breastfeed them in the middle of the night. Breast Pump A good breast pump is important if you’re a working mom wanting your baby to have breast milk throughout the day. Buy a simple manual pump that is easily portable Infant Car Seat Stroller An infant car seat stroller is light and easy to unfold while one-handed. Your baby’s infant car seat then clicks into place on top of the stroller without your sleeping baby waking up through the process of unbuckling and rebuckling.