Under the blue button is my list of baby basics. A no-nonsense list of what to get for the baby, with a "my favorites" section and even a section of things you don't need. A very basic list, compiled over the years, of practical, useful products.


Below are my favorite links to great products.

One of the best baby gadgets invented, ever! A must have!
A portable movement monitor. Easy to use, no cords.
Take the worry out of tummy time. Prevent flat spots.
Snuza Hero

Here is a great hat to help correct flat spots.
Tortle, head shaping hat

Baby clothes with a great fit from Primary.com:
The Zip footie, Long sleeve Babysuit and "convertible footie pants" all have a great fit, that grows with baby.
Zip footie

The best from Burtsbees:
The LOOSE fit footed pajamas, Beesnug jersey crib sheets, burp cloths, single ply hooded bath towel, and both thermal and muslin blankets.
Burt's Bees Baby

Nursing/feeding pillow for twins:
It also works great for bottle feeding 2 babies.
Twin feeding pillow

Woombie:
The super easy baby swaddler.
A smart idea that keeps baby swaddled no matter what.
Get the convertible woombie for longer use.
www.woombie.com

They also have a 3-pack of large swaddle blankets here;.
Baby cotton wraps

Organic formula:
The cans say 'toddler formula' (to promote breast feeding) but have the
same nutritional value as regular formulas without the questionable ingredients.
www.naturesone.com

Naturepedic:
Natural and organic crib mattresses and bedding.
Babies spend most of their time sleeping, make sure it is on a healthy mattress.
www.naturepedic.com Phone:1-800-917-3342

Craft E Family:
A personalized wooden block, for baby, with a pure beeswax finish.
A cute gift and a wonderful keepsake!
www.craftefamily.com

Etsy:
Hand made baby shower decorations,
Silicone pacifier clips and much more.
www.etsy.com

Hands free pumping device
How to make pumping simple and hands-free
Click here

Eclectic herb / Eclectic institute:
The best baby tummy helper; Babies Tum-Ease.
www.eclecticherb.com

Super Mom:
A fun T-shirt for the nursing mom
I make milk, what's your super power?
Buy here

And here are interesting links to health and environment:

Sound machines may lead to hearing loss: See article here

How to find the safest Organic formula:
Organic Formulas

Do head shaping helmets really work for flat heads?
May 2014.
Flat heads and shaping helmets

No solid food before 6 months: See article here

Don't underestimate your baby: See article here

DHA/ARA, added to formula, making babies sick: See video here

Organic milk linked to fewer allergies, Sep-09: See article here

Should you circumcise your baby? See website here

Toxic gases in baby crib mattresses See article here

Similac Organic Formula is too sweet: See article here

Maybe Similac should recall all of their formulas: Click here

Dangerous hand sanitizers: See info here

Unclean Air fresheners: See info here

Mothering magazine:
A great informative parenting website.
www.mothering.com

A great site to register for baby gifts. You can add any web site
to the registry.
Baby gift registry

Top 11 sunscreens of 2019:
If your child is going to be out in the sun, have them wear
protective clothes and a hat. If you still need to use a sunscreen;
Make sure you use one with less harmful ingredients!
Top 11 sunscreens

B.I.R.T.H:
Bringing Information and Resources to Houston.
A good resource web site for expecting parents looking for alternatives.
www.houbirth.org

Stop Redplum/retailMeNot coupons from filling up your mailbox Click here

The Bee Wrangler:
A swarm of bees moved into the wall of our house and since Bees are slowly vanishing, I could not have them exterminated. It took Jennifer 4 hours, removing and collecting the hive. The estimated 30000-50000 Bees now live in Alvin, TX near Jennifer's home. It is not every day you save 30.000 lives and get 20 lbs of honey in the process. A fascinating day with an amazing lady who has dedicated her life to Bees. Call her if you need Bees relocated around Houston, TX.
Don't use an exterminator!
Click here to read more about The Bee Wrangler

Sea Shepherd 'Defending ocean wildlife worldwide'
A non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization
Check out their incredible work here





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