10 Must-Have Products For Busy Moms

Busy moms need all the help they can get. These 10 products make it easier for the multitasking mama to feed, change and pamper baby.
1

Chewbeads

Chewbeads | PregnancyAndBaby.com

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What happens when a mom in the fashion industry has a baby who loves to chew on Mom's necklaces? Mom invents Chewbeads — soft, nontoxic jewelry items that double as teethers. Now busy moms can throw on their chic silicone jewelry and let baby gum away at it (Chewbeads, starting at $17).

2

Ergobaby carrier

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Ask any seasoned mom to name her all-time favorite baby products and we're pretty sure the Ergobaby carrier will make the list. This award-winning carrier provides the comfort, style and versatility required by today's moms (Ergobaby, $120).

3

Lil Helpers
baby bottle holders

Lil helpers baby bottle holders | PregnancyAndBaby.com

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Sometimes, moms need an extra hand or two more than anything else. Since hand-graft surgery is out of the question, let's look at the alternative. Lil Helpers bottle holders give Mom a safe way to position the bottle for baby while she takes a minute to tend to other duties. These little guys are also dishwasher-safe and have a rattle built into one end (Lil Helpers, $15).

4

Phil & Teds
Nest Sleep System

Phil and Teds nest travel bed | PregnancyAndBaby.com

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If travel with baby is in your future, this sleep system by Phil & Teds is a must-have. The Nest features a spacious storage bag for baby's gear on one side, while the other side unzips to reveal a removable pop-up bassinet, complete with a comfortable, firm mattress. Unlike a bulkier baby play yard, this sleep system is small enough to stash in the overhead compartment on the airplane (Diapers.com, $100).

5

HyGenie Portable
Bottle Sanitizer

HyGenie portable bottle sanitizer | PregnancyAndBaby.com

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With this portable bottle sanitizer, a weekend trip doesn't have to mean grungy bottles for baby. The HyGenie Portable Bottle Sanitizer uses battery power to zap small bottles and pacifiers, killing those pesky germs and keeping baby healthy (Amazon, $30).

6

Stella Bella
nursing scarf

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Never before has nursing looked so good. Stella Bella Designs offers nursing covers that double as infinity scarves. Better yet, they come in a range of gorgeous styles (chevron, houndstooth, solid and striped) and are made of soft jersey fabric that will make it a pleasure to nurse baby on the go (Etsy, starting at $20).

7

Skip Hop Pronto
Changing Station

Skip hop pronto changing station | PregnancyAndBaby.com

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Need a grab-and-go solution for all your diapering essentials? With Skip Hop's compact changing station, it's in the bag! The kit holds a package of wipes, diaper cream, 4-6 diapers (depending on the size) and a changing pad that can be whipped out with just one hand. Moms rave about this streamlined alternative to the bulky diaper bag (Amazon, $39).

8

Scented diaper-
disposal bags

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When baby makes a stinky and you're nowhere near home (or a garbage bin), use these Arm & Hammer scented diaper-disposal bags to hide the smell while in transit. Clip one to your diaper bag and pop another in your glove box. You'll be glad you did (Amazon, $13).

9

Pulp Silicone
Teething Feeder

Pulp Silicone Teething Feeder | PregnancyAndBaby.com

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Skip the messy mesh feeders and let baby snack on this Pulp silicone feeder from Boon, the company behind some of our all-time favorite baby products like the Frog Pod and Grass drying rack. It's BPA-free, Phthalate-free and PVC-free, of course (Boon, $7).

10

Medela Easy
Expression Bustier

Medela easy expression bustier | PregnancyAndBaby.com

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The Medela Easy Expression Bustier is the mother of all pumping bras. This bustier lets you strap in and pump away, leaving both hands free to take care of business (Amazon, $34).

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