How I Named My Baby Shopping Guide

How I Named My Baby Shopping Guide

The parents we interview for How I Named My Baby share all sorts of wisdom with us, from the best baby name advice to tips for overcoming name fears, and lately, their favorite parenting products.

The Nameberry Amazon Store features all of the products recommended in How I Named My Baby, and we're highlighting some of the best in this shopping guide.

Whether you're shopping for your own baby or buying a gift for someone else, you can trust that these parenting and baby items are beloved by real parents — everything here was independently suggested by our wonderful community of Berries.

Look out for products marked with a star (⭐️) — that will tell you an item has been endorsed by multiple parents we've interviewed!

Baby Toys

Fisher-Price playmat

This Fisher-Price playmat offers a variety of ways of play — perfect for your little one to grow along with. From encouraging tummy time, sit and play, music, phrases, colors, shapes, and numbers, this playmat has plenty of features to encourage learning, development, and fun at any age.

⭐️ Skip Hop Baby Activity Center

The Skip Hop Baby Activity Center supports a "whole-body" approach to learning. The unique discovery window allows baby to see their feet while playing to learn about cause and effect. This easy-to-assemble activity center allows for repositioning of the assortment of interactive toys, keeping your little one entertained and learning for longer.

Prince Lionheart Wheely Bug

The Wheely Bug is perfect for encouraging gross motor play and balance for your on-the-go little one. Made from renewable timber, and with a comfy, cushioned body for sitting, this little buggy goes forward, backward, sideways, and any-which-way your little one's heart desires.

Sophie the Giraffe

This adorable teether engages all 5 senses, featuring a fun squeaker in the middle. The flexible, easy-to-grip design is perfect for little hands to hold. A French favorite baby toy since the 1960s, Sophie the Giraffe may be just what you and your little one need to get through the tough teething stage.

Lounging & Sleeping

⭐️ Snuggle Me Organic Lounger

This unique lounging pad is designed to hug your baby's full body. The snuggling sensation is highly effective at calming and comforting baby when you need extra support. Made of breatheable, organic, and hypoallergenic material, this lounger is perfect even for babies with the most sensitive of skin.

⭐️ MamaRoo Bassinet

The most revolutionary (and lifesaving!) bassinet, the MamaRoo mimics 5 different parent motions and 5 different speed settings to rock your baby right to sleep. Add in a white noise setting and your little one will be snoozing in no time. Use the 4moms app to adjust settings and speed or set timers from anywhere in your home.

⭐️ Baby Bjorn Bouncer

Let your little one bounce beside you without leaving your sight while you shower, work, prepare a meal, and more. Your baby's own movements set the bouncer gently rocking. This bouncer features a comfy fitted fabric seat that supports baby's head, neck, and back.

Babyletto Lolly 3-in-1 crib

This crib is not only pleasing to the eye, it will grow with your baby up to 4 years of age. The Babyletto Lolly Crib is easily converted from a crib to toddler bed to daybed. The adjustable mattress allows for lowering the mattress height as baby learns to stand.

Clothes and Accessories

⭐️ Nike Baby shoes

Baby will fit right in with the big kids (and grown-ups!) with these stylish Nike baby shoes. Elevate any look with this miniature and oh-so-cute version of the everyday classic.

Goumikids pajamas

These simple, practical, and cute pajamas easily convert from a gown to a sleeper with a one-snap foot pocket. The pajamas also have integrated mitts that keep your baby's face scratch-free. The super-soft, organic material is made from bamboo and is gentle on baby's skin.

Baby denim jacket

Keep your little one both warm and stylish with this denim jacket. Made of soft fabric with spandex and a simple snap front, this jacket is comfortable and easy to wear. Perfect to layer any look this fall.

Rashguard swimsuit

This long sleeve rashguard swimsuit is not only stylish, it also provides 50+ SPF to protect your little one for endless hours of play. The double-lined, quick-drying fabric will keep your kiddo comfortable and happy for a day at the pool, lake, or beach.

Baby leggings

This colorful assortment of leggings will elevate any outfit. The breathable cotton material is both comfortable as well as easy to move around in — perfect for an active little one.

Old Navy pajamas

This adorable one-piece is unisex — perfect for any baby boy or girl. This onesie features a full-length zipper and footed legs, easy for any caregiver to take on and off.


⭐️ Solly Baby wrap carrier

Explore the world of baby-wearing with this wrap carrier. Reduce crying, increase connection and bond, and enjoy carrying baby along with you anywhere you go completely hands-free. The lightweight fabric makes baby-wearing possible (and enjoyable!) year-round. Perfect for babies up to 25 lbs!

Artipoppe Carrier

The Artipoppe Carrier presents a contemporary mix of classic comfortably structured baby carriers with a modern minimalistic design. This carrier will give any parent a sense of freedom and self-expression — bond with your baby without compromising on aesthetics and style.


⭐️ Baby Brezza formula mixer

Make a warm bottle of formula instantly with this revolutionary and life-saving technology. The Baby Brezza mixes formula and water to the perfect consistency and works with virtually all formula brands as well as all bottle shapes and sizes. Customize your bottle by the ounce, and choose between 3 temperature settings.

Nanobébé bottles

Nanobébé is the newest technology dedicated to making feeding baby easier than it's ever been. Breastfeeding mothers can pump directly into the bottle. Store the innovatively shaped bottles stacked one on top of the other in the fridge, and both baby and caregiver will enjoy the easy-to-hold shape while feeding. The bottle's shape also allows milk to warm faster, protects against bacterial growth, and reduces air pressure in the bottle compared to traditionally shaped bottles.

Stokke Clikk High Chair

Make mealtime easy with the Stokke Clikk High Chair. The chair features an easy-to-wipe, dishwasher-safe tray. The adjustable footrest allows this chair to be perfect for little ones from 6 months up to 3 years of age.

Lalo High Chair

This 3-in-1 design easily converts from high chair to booster seat to play chair. Get more value and memories from this practical, comfortable, adaptable, and adorable chair.


Keekaroo Peanut changing pad

The Keekaroo will make changing your baby so much cleaner, quicker, and easier. The strong outer shell makes it impermeable to any fluid, making cleanup easy. The solid shell also limits bacterial growth or deterioration.

⭐️ Munchkin Warm Glow Wipe Warmer

This wipe warmer makes changing baby so much easier, and much more enjoyable for both you and baby. The flip lid gives easy access to up to 100 wipes at a time. The soft night light gives off a calming glow, and features a 10 minute auto shut-off.

Diaper Genie

The Diaper Genie is the ultimate diaper trash can that controls odor while disposing of your little one's dirty diapers. The foot-pedal activated lid allows for easy, hygienic, and back pain-free opening. Keep your nursery smelling fresh and looking great — you would never know the Diaper Genie is holding up to 270 newborn-size diapers!


⭐️ UPPAbaby VISTA V2 Stroller

With more than a dozen configurations, the UPPAbaby stroller transforms into any stroller you need it to be. The robust wheel suspension and softer wheels allow for easy maneuvering over any terrain. The improved sun canopy, easy height adjustment, streamlined basket, and larger toddler seat are other unique features of this new-and-improved model.

Baby Jogger City Sights

This lightweight, all-terrain stroller is ready for wherever the day takes you and your baby. Compact folding makes for easy transportation and easy transitions into and out of the stroller, wherever you are. Enjoy the 8 different stroller setups to match you and your baby's stroller preferences.

Doona Car Seat & Stroller

This stroller and rear-facing car seat will keep your baby safe and sound in all your travels. This two-in-one carrier features a 5-point harness, an adjustable handlebar that doubles as an anti-rebound bar in the car, a bamboo infant insert and head support, and baby-safe, breathable material.

Check out the Nameberry Amazon Store to see all products recommended in How I Named My Baby.

About the Author

Sophie Kihm

Sophie Kihm has been writing for Nameberry since 2015. She has contributed stories on the top baby name trends of 2021, baby name synesthesia, and the top names in each state. Sophie is Nameberry’s resident Name Guru to the Stars, where she suggests names for celebrity babies. She also manages the Nameberry Instagram and Pinterest. You can follow her personally on Instagram or Pinterest, or contact her at Sophie lives in Chicago.