5 Baby Shower Essentials and Giveaway – ends 8/20

I am participating in this campaign as a member of The Niche Parent Network & Conference. Although I received compensation and product, all opinions are my own.


When I was pregnant with my first child, I was obsessed with buying everything. Anything and everything, but when it comes down to it, babies are simple. They don’t need everything. Thankfully I learned this and by the time it was time for our second child we were almost set with everything because they don’t need all that much. There are a handful of things you need, but other than that you don’t need all those gadgets, wipe warmers, crib bumpers, etc. That’s why I have come up with a very short list of must haves for every baby.

Diapers– Whether you (or the woman you’re buying for) use disposables or cloth, buy different sizes. Don’t just stick to newborn sizes. Most children won’t wear newborn sizes for more than just a couple weeks. Babies grow FAST. Buy all different sizes. If you’re purchasing diapers for a baby shower grab a pack of size 2 or 3 for the expecting mom.

Diaper Bag– Get a nice diaper bag. I recommend ones that look like purses, just because it still allows you to be modern and fashionable. You will need a good size bag to carry around everything while out with baby. You need something to fit diapers, wipes, bottles (if you formula feed), nursing cover (if you breastfeed), two changes of clothes for baby, a shirt for you (yes, you will thank me later), and then of course all of your essentials.

Pack N Play, Bassinet, or Rock N Play Sleeper– Get something to let baby sleep in, in your bedroom. This will allow you more sleep and it’s something I recommend for the first 4-6 months. Being able to be close to baby and make feedings and diaper changes easy, fast, and it’s convenient.

Nursing Pillow– Even if you are not nursing this is an exceptional product to have. You can let baby sleep on it, prop baby up, it can help you in breastfeeding, or even help you hold baby if you’re sore from delivery.

SootheTime Fresh Air Crib Liner– Do not buy those bulky cutesy bumpers for babies crib. They are a health hazard, instead buy this amazing SootheTime Fresh Air Crib Liner. Designed for your baby to sleep safely and you to sleep soundly. The Fresh Air Crib Liner is adjustable to fit most cribs, locking in place a mesh liner that provides fresh airflow for a safe sleep. Which is a great product.


The Fresh Air Crib Liner ™ is now available at Target for $39.00, and right now you can get a $5 off rebate by clicking here. The Fresh Air Crib Liner ™ by SootheTIME, part of the Just Born family, delivers just what you need to create a safe and comfortable environment, leaving more time for mom and dad to focus on bonding and fewer reasons to worry. The Fresh Air Crib Liner ™ is The Crib Bumper Alternative ®. Designed for babies to sleep safely and parents to sleep soundly, the The Fresh Air Crib Liner ™ is adjustable to fit most cribs, locking in place a mesh liner that provides fresh airflow for a safe sleep.
The Fresh Air Crib Liner features a variety of bright hues and playful patterns to match your nursery, The Fresh Air Crib Liner provides safety that fits your lifestyle.


To enter to win one of The Fresh Air Crib Liner ™ by SootheTIME, enter our giveaway below!

Now for the giveaway!
One winner will win their choice of pattern of a Fresh Air Crib Liner ™ by SootheTIME, retail $39.99.
US residents only, age 18+.
One entrant per household/IP address.
Void where prohibited.
Winner will be chosen randomly via the Giveaway Tools entry form and will be emailed.
Winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize before a new winner is chosen.
Giveaway ends 8/20/2014 at 11:59pm CST.

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  1. Both times when I was pregnant, I was very lucky. I had wonderful baby showers. The first time they rented a hall and I was totally given everything I needed. This is a good prize package. Good luck to everyone!

  2. laurie damrose says:

    The pack and play was an essential because we were always visiting family or friends.

  3. Denise G. says:

    Oh I got an email about this new liner yesterday and Id really love to try one out. I know bumpers are a big no no but now that I’ve got a flailing 6 month old, we need something to keep his limbs from being stuck in the crib bars.

  4. We had a mesh liner for our little one and it was nice for preventing my little girl’s arms and legs from getting stuck. I like the designs on these ones, the one we had was just plain.

  5. Alicia Lewison says:

    Love the designs I would love one for my new baby due October!

  6. Alicia Lewison says:

    Love the designs. I would love one for my new baby due October! I used a regular bumper when my son was a baby and didn’t know it wasn’t safe. And love that this is safe and will help with legs and arms not to get stuck!!!

  7. I want to win this one for someone in need. Thank you for the wonderful chance I would love to win this one.

  8. Jackie Jernigan says:

    Just recently found out we aren’t supposed to be using those pretty bumper pads. My daughter had her first baby six weeks ago. Gonna have to put away those pretty bumper pads and this would be a great replacement! Thxs for the opprotunity.

  9. Mandy Campbell says:

    Initially I thought that using traditional bumpers would be fine, my mom used them with all of us and we turned out fine. Once I had LO though, I realized that I worried way more about things like SIDS/suffocation that I ever thought I would. I ended up just getting rid of the bumpers all-together, these would be great and would keep me from worrying and having to run across the house at least once a night to get an arm or leg un-stuck!

  10. I want to win because I am due in January! The designs are so cute. This would be perfect!

  11. I would love to win to gift it to my friend. She could use this in her nursery. She still need so many things. Thank-you for the chance.

  12. I would love to win this for my daughter. She has just started using her crib and is constantly sticking her arms and legs through the bars! Not good!

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