Products and gear are necessary, and always changing and evolving. Here has some of the hottest new gear to hit the market is Lindsay Pinchuk, Founder of Bump Club and Beyond has some of the hottest new gear to hit the market. You can see all of this gear and more at Bump Club and Beyond's Gearapalooza event on August 29th at Galt Baby in Chicago. For registration information www.bumpclubandbeyond.com
Thursday, August 30th
1915 North Clybourn Ave
There are some great new innovative products on the market that will help with all of your feeding needs.
Boob Feeding Line by Joovy (baby bottle) $9.99 and up. Will be available late August, they are beautifully designed and state of the art, designed to mimic baby drinking from mom.
Mixie, $18.95: The first baby bottle that is designed to be prepared now or later. This very smart, one-of-a-kind baby formula bottle is so expertly designed, it can be filled in advance and mixed at feeding time. Perfect for moms on the go.
Stokke Handysitt, $105: Bring your baby's chair anywhere! Stokke? HandySitt? is the on-the-go solution for travel, grandma's house and cafes. Much better than those icky, grimy restaurant chairs too. Save your hand sanitizer for your hands now!
Skip Hop's Complete Sheet 4-piece set, $120: This bumper-free bedding set keeps the nursery stylish by featuring bold graphics around the mattress and a contrasting pattern on the top of the sheet. The set comes in eight styles and includes a wearable blanket, linen crib skirt and nursery blanket. $120, Skiphop.com
Summer Infant Peek Plus Monitor , $349.99 : This is the newest and most innovative video monitor on the market. With the Peek Plus Baby Internet Monitor System you can enjoy peace of mind anywhere, anytime with the ability to view your baby on all your digital devices, including smartphone, tablet, or laptop. Peek Plus lets you view your baby in-home, using the included handheld monitor, as well as on the Internet, via a private and secure website.
Aden + Anais: We love this company that has incredible products designed to help you and baby sleep easier.
Babmoo Baby Swaddles, $40 for three: soft, silky rayon from bamboo fiber muslin. Luxuriously soft, it is the ideal fabric to use on delicate baby skin. All aden + anais products are available in fashion forward prints that say as much about your style as they do about the traditions that bind mothers together around the world.
Serenity Star, $89.95: a multi-tasking must for every nursery, our serenity star is an electronic feeding and sleep system designed for both baby and caregivers. It's the first system to combine an electronic feeding diary, room temperature indicator, sound machine, nightlight and clock?all in one.
Clek Foonf, $475: With the new NTSA rules, the Foonf convertible car seat allows your baby to sit rear-facing longer, accommodating babies 6 months and older: kids can stay rear-facing until 45 pounds and forward-facing until 65 pounds. It's easy to install, convenient and recyclable. Plus you only need one car seat/booster once your child turns 6 months old?saving you the hassle and money of buying a booster. Clekinc.com
BobaAir carrier, $65: The BobaAir is simple to use, ultra lightweight and ergonomic! The perfect carrier for travelers or any parent on the go ? when you're done, just fold, zip and stash.
Baby Jogger City Mini Versa, $449-Using the one-hand quick-fold technology we all love, this new City Versa offers parents the luxury of strolling with their baby facing them or facing the world. This versatile easy to use stroller will fold flat with one hand no matter what direction the seat is facing. Easy for strolling in the city, packing up the car and navigating public transportation.
Phil&Ted's Dot, $449.99 + $140 for the additional seat: This is the slimmest inline stroller that grows with your family. Brand new, the dot? is ultra compact and is fully featured and ready to make your life in the city with kids in tow a whole lot easier!