15 of the most unbelievable baby products on the market today

As expectant parents, we are bombarded with lists of essential items we simply have to buy to prepare for our new baby’s imminent arrival – each one more surprising and seemingly outrageous than the last.

So for your enjoyment I’ve compiled my list of the 15 most unbelievable and insane baby products available on the market today.

But can you spot the real items from the fakes? Scroll down to reveal the answers!

1. Play-Doh Perfume (unisex)

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The perfect scent for new parents, to mask the smell of dirty nappies and dried milk, while hiding the fact that you haven’t had time to shower or change out of your pyjamas for the last three days.

2. The Crib Dribbler – in-cot baby milk dispenser

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Ideal for sleep-deprived parents who want to cut down on the nightly feeds, this product is compatible with most crib types and can be filled with milk, formula, water or juice. Salt-lick sold separately.

 3. Mr Milker’s breastfeeding kit for dads

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Helping dads to bond with their new babes, while giving new mothers a break from breastfeeding duties. After all, why should mum have all the fun?

 4. Educational bedtime reading – Nobody likes a Cockblock

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Teach your little one a valuable life lesson from with this innovative new bedtime story, which educates them about the pitfalls of entering mummy and daddy’s bedroom unannounced.

 5. Backseat Baby Alarm

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Are you a new parent, suffering from serious fatigue and occasional memory loss caused by lack of sleep? Then this product is for you, ensuring you never forget that your new baby is in the car when you nip to the shops.

6. Bath Time Temperature Tester

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Do you love hot baths but worry that your internal temperature gauge might be set too high when bathing your new baby? It’s innovative design allows you to monitor the temperature easily, without having to get your hands (or elbows) wet.

7. Baby Translator App

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Why is she crying? I’ve changed, fed and burped her already….what does it all mean?! If you’ve found yourself asking these very questions, look no further than this baby Translator App, which tells you exactly what your baby is saying through its cries for help.

8. Booger Bin

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No longer must new parents’ clothes and surfaces be covered in baby bogies- simply wipe the baby’s nose and dispose of the green stuff easily and cleanly in your own travel-sized Booger Bin.

9. Baby wigs

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Fed up with strangers mistaking your little princess for a prince? Or frustrated with your new babe’s uneven hair growth and inherited baldness? If so, these new baby wigs could solve all of your problems.

10. Milk Savers

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Avoid embarrassing leakages while breastfeeding, with these milk saver pouches, which collect unused milk for later use. As my mother always said, waste not, want not.

11. Pacifier Glue for Dummies

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Tired of your baby’s pacifier constantly falling out at the most inconvenient time? This chemical free and tasty pacifier glue could be the answer to all your problems, keeping that dummy firmly in place until feeding time.

12. Baby Bottle Converter

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Are all the baby’s bottles stuck in the dishwasher? Or are you out and about without a bottle to hand? These ingenious bottle converters solve that problem instantly, turning any shop-bought bottle into an instant baby feeder.

13. Dummy Medicine Dispenser

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Ever struggled to give your sick baby the medicine it so desperately needs? This dummy does it for you, without the usual leaks experienced when using baby syringes (yes, they are a ‘thing’).

14. Easy-Eat Baby Spoon

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Are messy meal times stressing you out? Take the hassle out of feeding your baby with this easy to use food dispensing spoon – just make sure you have a very large cutlery drawer.

15. Toddler Urinals

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Avoid arguments over who left the loo seat up, while preparing your little soldier for life as a real man with this home urinal kit. Not suitable for dads (unless your aim is on point).

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Could you guess which of these unbelievable baby products for new parents were real or fake? Check out the answers below, along with details of where you can buy each item, either to use for real or to give as a novelty gift!

1. Play-Doh Perfume – REAL! Available to buy here for fans of the colourful putty

2. The Crib Dribbler – FAKE! A prank present for expectant & inexperienced parents

3. Mr Milker breastfeeding kit for dads – REAL! Although questionable in terms of effectiveness…mainly available in the form of a gag gift on Amazon

4. Nobody likes a Cockblock – REAL! New book released on 5 April 2016, available here

5. Backseat Baby Alarm – REAL! But doesn’t come highly recommended

6. Bath Time Temperature Tester – REAL! Available to buy here

7. Baby Translator App – FAKE! It exists but just as a novelty item unfortunately

8. Booger Bin – FAKE! Another joke item I’m afraid but fun for all the ages

9. Baby wigs – REAL! Unbelievable but true…available here to buy

10. Milk Savers REAL! Avaialble via www.mymilkies.com

11. Pacifier Glue for Dummies – FAKE! If only…

12. Baby Bottle Converter – REAL! Such a great idea, and loads available to buy online

13. Dummy Medicine Dispenser – REAL! So clever and a total bargain (lots of varieties too)

14. Easy-eat Baby Spoon – REAL! Available to buy from Albee Baby in four funky colours

15. Toddler Urinals – REAL! Insane but true…available to buy here

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I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s blog on the world’s most unbelievable baby products available for expectant parents. It’s certainly been an eye opening experience for me!

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Check you later – 31 weeks and two days left to go…

 

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19 Comments

  1. 23rd February 2016 / 4:46 pm

    That was entertaining and a little disturbing. Lol. I thought some were fake that were actually real! So funny. Thanks for linking up with the #FabFridayPost

    • 23rd February 2016 / 5:17 pm

      Thank you! A rather scary world for any new parents like me!

  2. 21st February 2016 / 10:50 pm

    I went for 5,6,7,9,13,14,15. I dont think I did too badly. Some of these are rediculois, I dtill dint believe the PlayDoh perfume is real!!
    Thanks for sharinf, Tracey xx #abitofeverything

  3. 20th February 2016 / 1:00 pm

    I can’t believe #4 & #12 are real!! OMG! What are they thinking?? Mind you I nearly bought the duck thermometer when I was shopping around at the Baby show pregnant with my first. Then I use my wonderful common sense. Lol! Thank you for linking with us again. #FabFridayPost

  4. min1980
    19th February 2016 / 10:40 pm

    These are amazing! One or two of them I have seen before, including the book (not quite sure who the target market are there…) A friend of mine was complaining that she needed an in-cot milk dispenser for her little one-I will have to point her in this direction! #FabFridayPost

  5. 19th February 2016 / 10:35 pm

    I think I did pretty well on that. I’m sure I’d have had some sort of raging blog post if the crib dribbler did turn out to be real! My blood pressure remains stable for another day! I kind of want to try the perfume. I’m a disgusting human being #FridayFrolics

    • 20th February 2016 / 9:07 am

      Haha…disgusting but sweet smelling…

  6. 19th February 2016 / 8:03 pm

    I am so glad that booger bin is fake. Uggh what a thought. Oh and why isn’t there a baby translator app? One that you could upgrade to toddler, teenager, sulky adult.

    • 19th February 2016 / 8:47 pm

      Great ideas! I’ll talk to our technology department and get them right onto it!

  7. 19th February 2016 / 5:24 pm

    Awesome post! The crib dribbler just makes me think of my old hamster. The bottle converters are fab though, we’ve got one of those bathtime temperature things too – ours is an alligator sat in a rubber ring. 🙂 #fabfridaypost

  8. 19th February 2016 / 12:39 pm

    Baby wigs!!! Seriously! The little one has just discovered there is a hole in his nose the prefect size for his finger. Pass me that booger bin! Thanks for linking up to #FridayFrolics

  9. 19th February 2016 / 11:28 am

    Wow, I can’t believe so many of these actually exist – a little disappointed that the glue for dummies doesn’t though. But that breastfeeding kit for Dads?! Inspired! #FridayFrolics

  10. 18th February 2016 / 3:30 pm

    This was such a fun read!! That cot milk dispenser is HILARIOUS! It reminds me of the bunnies in the garden center lol Some of the others are outrageous – I can’t believe they are real. Fab post lovely. Visiting from #FamilyFun x

  11. 18th February 2016 / 9:14 am

    Best post I’ve read today – love it! Can’t believe baby wigs and play doh perfume is real?! And that medicine dispenser is genius. Thanks for sharing #familyfun

  12. 18th February 2016 / 9:04 am

    Ha wow most of these are ridiculous! Why does a man need to pretend to breastfeed?! Most odd. I quite the dummy medicine dispenser though – if only my two would ever take a dummy! #familyfun

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