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Staff Favorites: 20 Essential Products for Baby's 1st Year

by Lindsay Hutton

The FamilyEducation staff is made up of moms and dads like you, always on the lookout for the best products for our kids. We've come up with a list of the must-have baby products that have been essential to our young families — everything from "miracle" blankets to fun first toys. We're sure you'll like them too!

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WubbaNub Infant Pacifier

WubbaNub Infant Pacifiers

From WubbaNub. All moms would agree that pacifiers always seem to disappear into thin air, especially when you need them most. The Wubbanub solves that problem! Says one of our moms, "This one is great because the cute little stuffed animal at the end ensures that you never lose it. Plus it's entertaining for babies and calms them to have something to hold on to."

Price: $15.99
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