Mom's a Genius: Parent-invented baby products

Posted at 4:35 PM, Feb 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-15 17:47:18-05
Best of Baby 2017 – Parent Inventors – January 2017
1) Joovy
Product:  Foodoo - $229.99 (Babies R Us currently has for $199.99), Airnoogie 2-pack $12.99
Foodoo High Chair 
o Newborn ready with a near-flat recline in a super comfy and cushioned seat
o 5 recline positions 
o 8 height adjustments (perfect for dinner at any table height - even the coffee table)
o EASY to clean! airnoogie
o Symmetrical, orthodontic nipple is made of clean light silicone that is soft and long-lasting. Won't become misshapen or discolored over time 
o Soft balloon back 
o Long air vents help protect baby’s skin from irritation 
o BPA, Latex, & Phthalate Free
Product:  Cup Catcher - $9.99 & $16.99 Twin 
Cup Catcher, catches the cup, keeping it close and clean
The only patented safety tether with a unique, zig-zag shape to reduce constriction around body parts. 
Designed for gumming & tactile stimulation. 
Use with cups,bottles & toys. Ring stretches to go around cups/bottles or under lids, also loop through for use with toys. 
Dishwasher safe/FDA Grade Elastomer/Made in Dallas, TX USA
Product: 5 oz Pink LUX Baby bottle - $16.95, 5 oz Green LUX Baby bottle - $16.95, 8 oz Pink LUX Baby bottle - $17.95, 8 oz Green LUX Baby bottle - $17.95
SUPER SOFT SILICONE MIMICS BREAST-Moms can relax knowing that their little one can have a bottle that mimics the natural breast & prevent nipple confusion. Baby can switch back and forth with no problems
PREVENTS YOUR BABY'S GAS & COLIC- A unique venting technology prevents baby from swallowing air when feeding thereby reducing gas, which keeps baby happy
PERFECT NATURAL SHAPED NIPPLE- Placed in a natural, breast like position, designed to encourage proper latching, control of flow 
4) Soapsox (As seen on Shark Tank)
Product: Disney SoapSox, Retail $14.99
From playtime to bathtime
A dad came up with this idea 
Originally created to help a child he was working with overcome his fear of bath time. 
An anti-microbial soap pocket transforms SoapSox into a sudsy washcloth
Machine washable.
Product: Barkley Bull Dog Shakies - $14.98, Rufus Retriever Buddies - $14.98, Freckles Fox Shakies - $14.98, Lovie Lamb Blankies - $16.98, Bella Bunny Blankies - $16.98, Ella Elephant Buddies - $14.98
Paci-Plushies® make finding baby's pacifier a snap! Eliminate the stress of searching for lost pacifiers with our universal pacifier holder. 
Paci-Plushies® Pacifier Holders have a flexible Hug Ring™ that attaches to a variety of baby's favorite pacifiers including Mam, Avent, NUK, Dr. Browns and many more. 
Paci-Plushies® plush animals make it easier for babies to independently maneuver the pacifier at a young age. Our huggable designs are sized for little hands and textured for touch and exploration. When baby outgrows the pacifier, the Paci-Plushies® animal becomes a familiar toy that helps ease the transition tear-free. 
Turn any Paci-Plushies® plush product into a Chillable Teether with our Chillies Teether Add-On. Chillies Teethers are filled with purified water and store in the fridge. These lightweight chillables help to soothe tender gums and boo-boos for children of all ages. Attach your favorite Paci-Plushie and baby will enjoy the cooling power of a teether while keeping their fingers warm with their favorite plush. (sold separately)
Product: Baby Zala Luxury - $189, Baby Zala Modern - $169
The Baby Zala is a mother's miracle! 
This multi comfort solution gives flexibility to you and your little one's every need. 
From the moment they arrive, to their first steps, the Baby Zala grows with your baby. 
Starting from birth, the "swaddle position" snuggles newborns tightly, creating their familiar secure environment. 
As they feed frequently during the first few days/weeks, Mothers can enjoy private feedings with a supportive nursing pillow ANYTIME, ANYWHERE. 
As Baby adventures into different positions, the Baby Zala provides comfort while your little one explores. 
When on the go, it rolls up into a travel bag. 
This is the first device ready and geared for travel. 
It's high-end luxury fabric is the top of the line for a fluffy and snuggly feel. 
When babies just want to curl up, kick back, or snuggle into its softness the Baby Zala is ready. 
This all-in-one product eliminates house clutter, meets mother's EVERY need, whether at home or on the go. 
Product: Madeline - $330, Elizabeth - $340
EVERY bag converts to backpack via the messenger strap
EVERY bag comes with removable, washable 12-pocket organizer
Full grain leather
Product: Silky Soft Modal Footie - $29.99
Magnetic Me is the absolute easiest way to dress a baby
Features Sew Safe construction and comes with a Fuss-Free guarantee
New this Spring, Magnetic Me has the silkiest softest Modal collection
Product: The Buddy Bib (the Munch Mitt's sister product) Available in 3 characters/colors: Millie (Pink), Munch (Aqua), and Mookie (Yellow) - $19.99
A 3-in-1 detachable, sensory teething toy and bib! It is a creative combination of a lovable plush sensory toy, a BPA and phthalate-free food-grade silicone teether with a soft, absorbent bib
The plush sensory toy can be affixed anywhere, making baby’s teether or soother accessible while preventing it from being dropped or lost. Bold patterns, bright colors, and crinkle sounds provide added sensory stimulation while the soft, absorbent bib keeps baby’s skin and clothes dry
When the Buddy Bib gets drool-filled or dirty, simply throw it in the washing machine for easy cleaning! · For ages 6 to 18 months