As new parents establishing a good routine for your baby, you’ll find anything that helps soothe them off into a calm sleep a godsend. We’ve put together a list of the best baby soothing items on the market such as baby heartbeat bears and nightlights, helping you and baby to enjoy a restful night’s sleep between feeds.
Baby Heartbeat Bears
Available in a huge choice of bear, including bear making kits; the baby heartbeat bear lets you record the sound of your baby’s heartbeat for up to 10 seconds and play it to your newborn once they have arrived. The sound of the heartbeat can be played as many times as you like with the ability to replace the batteries. It would also work very well as a gift for a sibling or close family friend as a celebration of baby’s arrival.
The handy item is a great when you’re out and about during the day. The breathable blackout blind lets baby rest, protected from the sun in their pram. The SnoozeShade is also available for car seats.
Aden & Anais Serenity Star – At first you may mistake this item for a star shaped digital clock but it’s actually a more useful ‘feeding system’. This clever piece of equipment records the last time feeding started helping you to keep track and build routines for both the parents and the baby. The inbuilt sound machine plays a selection of sounds with a comforting night light whilst also reading the room temperature. Battery operated for when you’re on the go, plug in for when you’re at home.
Mamaroo Baby Rocker
A bit more of a pricy option; this intuitive baby rocker bounces and sways your baby like parents would. It offers five different motions, one of which even mimics a car ride. It is Bluetooth enabled and suitable for MP3 Hook up to play your baby’s favourite nursery rhymes.
Sleepyhead Baby Pod
This multi functional baby bed can be taken anywhere as both a play area and a comfortable, portable bed. Machine washable bed is the perfect ‘in-between’ product is more comfortable than a Moses basket; this little bod with bumper sides can be laid anywhere which is perfect for busy parents.