Best Baby Products of 2023
Best Baby Products of 2023
January 5, 2023

Best Baby Products of 2023

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Best Baby Products of 2023

There’s a steep learning curve when you become a new parent, especially when it comes to the ins and outs of baby gear. But do you want to know a secret? The best way to learn about what you and your baby may love (or not) is from experienced parents who have already tried all the things—so you don’t have to.

That’s why we surveyed thousands of Babylist families (almost 3,000, to be exact) and asked them to share the baby products they love and why. And share they sure did. These are the best baby products of 2022 according to Babylist parents.


A stroller is one of the most popular—and most utilized—items of baby gear most parents own. Parents shared their favorites across a range of price points and noted the most important features: suspension and maneuverability, easy fold, ability to hold more than one child, basket size, durability and car seat compatibility.

Parents love this stroller’s all-wheel suspension, extra-large storage basket, high-end details and that it expands to accommodate up to three kids.
A single-to-double stroller with 15+ configurations and a super affordable price point.
This genius infant car seat + stroller hybrid makes new parenthood a lot easier.
Baby Jogger
Agile, affordable and the most effortless one-handed fold of any full-size stroller.
A travel system that won’t break the bank and includes a modular stroller and infant car seat.

Travel and Jogging Strollers

Many of you don’t own more than one stroller (or haven’t had the need for another quite yet), but of those who do, travel and jogging strollers top your list. The travel strollers you love share two essential features: a compact fold and a light weight. As for joggers, it’s all about suspension for a smooth ride over all types of terrain.

Easy to carry (11 pounds!), a one-hand fold and a removable, washable seat cover.
Can work as an everyday stroller or a travel stroller—there’s even a bassinet attachment.
Affordable, lightweight and a four-position recline.
BOB Gear
Souped-up suspension to help you tackle any terrain.
The most affordable jogger on our best-of list.
Sleek, modern and perfect for a quick run or an off-the-beaten-path walk.

Car Seats

Deciding on a car seat can feel overwhelming. Your favorites focused on safety, weight and investing in a seat that will go the distance.

The overwhelming parent favorite thanks to its light weight and clean, modern design.
Affordable, safe, easy to install and compatible with lots of different strollers.
Parents love this seat that snaps right into UPPAbaby’s popular strollers (and lots more) and its easy installation system.
The only seat you need from the baby days through the big-kid years.
This car seat rotates (really!) to make getting your baby in and out of the car a breeze.
Another all-in-one favorite: invest once, use it for years.


Lots of parents told us they skipped a bassinet and used a playard or a crib instead. (Which is totally fine and a great way to cut down on the amount of baby gear you own.) But of the parents who did choose a bassinet, these are their top picks.

This bedside bassinet adjusts so you can find the perfect position and keep baby close.
Baby Delight
Parents love that this bassinet slips right under the bed so it works even in small spaces.
Happiest Baby
A smart sleeper that auto-responds to your baby’s cries and promises longer stretches of sleep.


These are the products that came up again and again when we asked Babylist parents what they couldn’t live without in their baby’s nursery. Nursery priorities? Safe sleep (breathable crib mattress FTW), a snug swaddle, soothing sounds and a clear monitor for a 24/7 view.

Newton Baby
Parents told us again and again that this breathable crib mattress gave them so much peace of mind.
A wallet-friendly pick that’s safe and comfortable.
Over 60% of Babylist parents we surveyed agreed: this multi-function sound machine is a nursery must-have.
This tried and true white noise machine has been soothing babies since 1962—and parents still love it.
Easy to get on (and off), even at 2 a.m.
Love to Dream
A unique arms-up swaddle that helps babies sleep in a more natural position.
Kyte Baby
The softest sleep sack around.
Sleep stats and the ease of viewing your baby on your phone made this the #1 baby monitor pick.
Simple, reliable and ultra affordable.

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Bottles, high chairs, breast pumps—there’s a lot of gear involved when you’re feeding a baby. These favorites are all about options, from more traditional picks like glass bottles and wooden high chairs to feeding gear with a modern twist like a wearable breast pump and silicone bottles.

Dr. Brown's
Parents don’t seem to mind that there are a lot of parts to clean; these bottles have been at the top of our list for years.
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Philips Avent
The most popular choice if you’re looking for a glass baby bottle.
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Soft, easy to clean and a wide base for easy latching.
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A new-to-the-list pick, these bottles combine the purity of glass with the durability of plastic.
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A parent-favorite high chair for decades that will have a seat at your table for years.
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A great choice if you’re looking for a high chair that’s easy to fold and tuck away.
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Easy to wipe clean, easy to move around and easy on the wallet.
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This wooden high chair is adjustable and grows with your baby.
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Baby Brezza
Saves you time by preparing formula bottles with the touch of a button.
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If you need a breast pump, this is the one Babylist parents love the most.
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A wearable, portable and completely hands-free pump.
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Parents love this pillow for feeding, but also for support during tummy time and more.
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Baby Carriers

It’s all about versatility and ease when it comes to baby carriers. The baby carriers parents chose feature either multiple carry positions or make babywearing a breeze. (Or both!)

Four different carry positions and ready to use from day one with no insert needed.
No long instructions here—this carrier makes wearing your newborn really easy.
An affordable carrier that’s comfortable and versatile.

Gear & Play

Many of the picks in this section, like the Babybjorn Bouncer and the mamaRoo, are longstanding Babylist parent favorites, but a few items are new to this year’s list, like the Guava Lotus Travel Crib.

This playard works for newborns and toddlers, at home or when you’re away.
The easy open and close is what parents love most about the Breeze.
Guava Family
A (comfy) travel crib you can carry on your back.
Parents are obsessed over this bouncer for good reason. It’s simple, beautiful, compact and babies love it.
The mamaRoo moves like you do and can be customized based on your baby’s preferences.
Almost half of the parents we surveyed who used a play gym had the Lovevery—so it’s definitely worth a look!


If you have to change a diaper, it may as well be one that you know other parents trust to contain the mess. This year’s diapering faves are a mix of tried and true brands and one newcomer. There are a few other diapering must-haves mixed in, too.

Designed to keep your baby dry and comfortable throughout the day and night.
By far the Babylist parent favorite, Pampers are known for their softness and absorbency.
The Honest Company
Adorable designs and eco-conscious.
Millie Moon
New to this year’s list, these diapers are great for sensitive skin and feature double leak guards.
Skip Hop
The wide, structured top of this popular diaper bag makes it easy to store—and access—all your things.
Freshly Picked
Parents love this vegan leather bag that’s as stylish as it is functional.
Dagne Dover
This diaper bag doesn’t look like a diaper bag, and that’s exactly the point.
This steel diaper pail locks in odors and looks great in any nursery space.
A changing pad that wipes clean, so no cover needed. (Just note these sell fast, so you may need to wait for a re-stock.)


These top tub picks are all different, but all make bathtime easier, according to Babylist parents.

A budget-friendly tub that’s easy to clean.
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A smartly designed tub that grows with your baby.
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Editor’s Picks

And just in case you don’t already have enough shopping inspiration—here’s what the Babylist Gear Editor is loving in 2022!

Little Sleepies
THE softest pajamas ever, plus they fit forever.
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Baby’s Brew
A warm bottle, anytime, anywhere.
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Ceres Chill
20+ hours of chilling and way easier than packing ice packs + storage bottles.
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The best (yet grossest) product you’ll use as a new parent.
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A compact stroller that folds like a dream and maneuvers like a full-size.
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