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Smart Ideas For Baby

September 16, 2007|By [ SUSAN REIMER]

A baby book? One-piece sleepers in pink or blue. A diaper bag? Not anymore. Baby gifts have moved into a new age of innovation and creativity. Steal the show at the shower with one of our suggestions.

1. Baby Briefcase

Price:

$29.95

Where to get it:

Go to babybriefcase.com to find stores near you.

Why we like it:

The perfect place to keep your baby's paperwork - everything from birth certificate and social security card to fingerprints, passport and SAT scores, this briefcase comes with 15 folders. When it is time to leave home - simply hand it off to your child.

2. Bebe Au Lait Nursing Smock

Price:

$38

Where to get it:

Go to bebeaulait.com to find a store near you.

Why we like it:

These brightly colored smocks slip over Mom's head and lightly cover the nursing baby. There is a terrycloth corner for wiping, too.

3. Hot Sling

Price:

$50

Where to get it:

Go to hotslings.com to find a store near you.

Why we like it:

These wildly colorful slings are reversible and can carry a sleeping newborn or a squirmy 35-pound toddler in any number of positions. Comes with DVD instructions.

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