Oh Baby Faves: Feeding Baby

baby product starting solids

Who knew having a baby would require so much product research? The truth is, all a baby really needs is nourishment, warmth, and love. But there are definitely some things that can help make the journey easier for both of you. In this 'Oh Baby Faves', I share my personal favorite products for starting solids! 


fEEDING

avanchy bamboo bowl

Bamboo Bowl 

Avanchy Baby Suction Bowl

This spill proof bowl stays put by suctioning onto highchair trays and table tops. Made from organic bamboo and non-toxic silicone.  
* Avanchy also makes a divider plate, however I personally feel that offering meals with different foods touching may lead to more adventerous eaters. (No scientific research here, just a gut feeling.) 
 
ezpz Happy Bowl

silicone bowl & placemat

ezpz Happy Bowl

Placemat suctions to highchair trays and table tops. Contains messes and reduces spills.
* ezpz also makes a divider plate, but I prefer the bowl for reasons listed above. 
 
 
Avanchy silicone bamboo baby spoons

Spoons 

Avanchy Silicone Baby Spoon

The Avanchy bamboo bowl comes with a spoon, but it's definitely worth having extra on hand. These double as the absolute best teething toys as well. They're high quality and they don't break apart or show wear, even after being gnawed on. Bonus tip: I put my babe in her high chair while I'm cooking and hand her one of these covered in tahini or coconut cream. Keeps her busy and out of trouble!

BIBS

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everyday Bib

BabyBjorn Soft Bib

This bib is both sturdy and lightweight. The pocket is deep and maintains its shape well, even when quite full. The adjustable neckband is secure but easy to put on and take off.
 
oxo roll up bib silicone

Travel Bib

OXO Silicone Roll Up Bib 

I prefer the BabyBjorn for our everyday bib, but we use this OXO bib when we're eating out. It's perfect for storing in the diaper bag because it rolls up very conveniently and securely.
 
 
Ikea KLADDIG bib long sleeve

long sleeved bib 

Ikea Kladdig Bib

This is especially beneficial for self-feeding babies. I often double this up with the BabyBjorn bib if we're eating something that could stain clothing. I've tried a few other long sleeved bibs but I prefer the ease of this velcro closure more than the tie back bibs. It also dries faster than the other brands I've tried.   

HIGH CHAIRS

Stokke Tripp Trapp

high chair $$$

Stokke Tripp Trapp

An investment piece of furniture that will  grow as your baby does, from infant to adult. 
 
phil & teds Poppy Highchair

High chair $$

Phil & Teds Poppy 

Converts to a child seat for longer use.
 
ikea antilop

high chair $

Ikea Antilop

Pleasantly plain, does the trick at an incredibly affordable price. 
 
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Travel Chair

Inglesina Fast Table Clamp-on Chair

Works with a wider variety of tables than most clamp-on travel chairs. Great for eating out in restaurants and visiting friends or family. 

FOOD STORAGE

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glass food containers

OXO Tot Glass Baby Blocks

Freezer and oven safe storage containers. Spill proof for eating on the go. 
 
BEABA Silicone Baby Food Tray

Silicone Food container

Beaba Silicone Baby Food Tray

Freezer safe, larger 3oz cups. 
 
Stasher Reusable Silicone Food Bag, Grey

Reusable bags

Stasher Reusable Silicone Food Bag

Healthy and eco-friendly alternative to plastic storage bags.
 
Bee's Wrap Reusable Food Storage

Reusable Food wrap

Bee's Wrap Food Wrap 

Healthy and sustainable alternative to plastic wrap for food storage. Made with certified organic cotton and beeswax.