Stuff Babies Need

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Stuff you’ll need from the day your little baby arrives!

Motorola MBP28 review – video baby monitor

A baby monitor is really helpful in the early days, and we still rely on it after almost 18 months. In this review, we’ll look at the Motorola MBP28 2.4″ Digital Video Baby Monitor. Choosing a baby monitor can seem a little bit daunting, so please read our review to see what we liked and didn’t like.

Choosing a baby buggy – Baby Jogger City Versa

When it comes to taking your baby out, a buggy is a must. Whilst carrying your baby in a sling or backpack is fun (see our review of the Little Life Discovery S2), when going out for longer trips a buggy is the answer. The Baby Jogger City Versa (Black) has proved to be a good choice offering a comfortable…

A book for bedtime – Me… by Emma Dodd

Establishing a good bedtime routine has been an important part of adapting to life with our baby. A key part of that has been a few favourite books that we read each night as part of the bedtime wind-down. “Me…” by Emma Dodd is a lovely simple book with beautiful illustrations and a nice rhythm to the words.

Have some fun with the Space Gym

Finding toys and games that your little one can actually engage with in the early days is hard. Whilst they will be bombarded with fluffy things and bright squeaky objects, there were only a few toys that really captivated our little ones attention. The Lamaze Space Symphony Motion Gym was an instant hit.

Product review: Gro Egg Room Thermometer

Many of the baby monitors we have used have built-in room thermometers, however the Gro Egg is the one we always check, the one we trust. The Gro Egg is not only a thermometer, it is also a night light, and we have used it as a learning aid to help Baby R recognise colours and numbers. The Gro Egg…

Sleeping tight – GroBag review

Baby R is a serious night time fidget – from his very first night in the hospital he has always kicked and rolled and wiggled, so we transferred to sleeping bags from blankets pretty quickly. Our GroBag review explains why we love GroBags!

Maxi-Cosi FamilyFix Car Seat Base

We chose the Maxi-Cosi Pebble car seat due to its excellent safety rating and it’s a WHICH Best Buy. The FamilyFix car seat base allows you to use your cars ISOFIX fittings to securely attach the car seat to the car. It’s quite simple to fix, and once you get the hang of it you can clip the seat in and out…