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2017 Summer Baby Shower Essentials

2017 Summer Baby Shower Essentials

Having a new baby this year? We know it can be challenging to figure out which baby essentials are needed and which are extra. With so many brands to choose from, it can even be hard to narrow down the best choices for basics such as car seats or strollers. We are excited to share our picks for feeding, diapering, sleeping, clothing, traveling, and setting up baby’s nursery!

Feeding / Nursing Essentials

Pacific Baby bamboo feeding spoons - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsNatural Bamboo Feeding Spoons from Pacific Baby includes four spoons made from natural bamboo, corn starch, rice and wheat husk. These completely plastic-free are durable, colorful, and high quality tableware for baby. Dishwasher-safe, top rack. Gluten-free, BPA-free and NON-GMO. Not tested on animals. Passes FDA and European Union safety standards.


Yummi Pouch Reusable Food Pouches & Snack BagsYummi Pouch Reusable Food Pouches & Snack Bags make it easy for parents to take healthy snacks on the go. Mix up a smoothie in a reusable food pouch to bring for your baby and bring healthy dried snacks, pieces of fruit, and trail mix in a modern reusable cloth snack bag. Yummi Pouch reusable food pouches are easy to fill through the top resealable opening. Yummi Pouch stylish and colorful cloth snack and sandwich bags are moisture resistant and easily open and close with a zipper. Yummi Pouch snack time essentials are BPA & phthalate-free and dishwasher safe.


Nourish Belibea Nursing Bra - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsONE bra for both breastfeeding and hands-free pumping convenience. NOURISH by BeliBea features an innovative dual-panel design which allows mothers to keep the garment in place whether breastfeeding, pumping or reveling in the moments between. The inside panel features a unique opening that holds a breast shield in place for hands-free convenience while pumping.


The One Z Pillow - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsThe One Z Pillow is an innovative 4 in 1 pillow with superior comfort and integrated back support! This amazing pillow can be used for Breastfeeding, Bottle Feeding, Support and Tummy Time and can be used well into the toddler years!


Cover My Heart Nursing Cover - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsThis Cover My Heart Nursing Scarf is designed to transition you through every stage of motherhood with confidence. Beautiful, versatile, functional and made in the USA.


Diapering Essentials

Buttons Cloth Diapers - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsThe Buttons Diapers are an easy to use two-in-one cloth diapering system. The one-size diaper covers are adjustible to fit babies from 9-35 pounds and are made of 2 layers of soft wipeable PUL with double gussets around the legs. The snap-in diaper inserts are soft and absorbant, and come in two sizes.


Active Essentials Unscented Healing Baby Balm - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsActive Essentials Unscented Healing Baby Balm offers natural comfort for dry skin, diaper rashes, cradle cap, scrapes and more. Formulated without essentials oils for baby’s extra sensitive skin, Active Essentials baby balm is made of nutrient dense, soothing vegetable oils and enhanced with Calendula extract to prevent irritation, nourish and promote rapid healing of the skin. It also has antiseptic properties which ease the pain of diaper rash and help to prevent infection.


Babo Botanicals 3-in-1 Cleansing Wipes - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsBabo Botanicals Convenient 3-in-1 Cleansing Wipes gently cleanse face, hands and body without rinsing, leaving skin soothed, soft and moisturized. These plush wipes are non-drying and perfect for daily use. They are 99% natural, hypoallergenic and gentle enough for babies or anyone with sensitive skin. Contains moisturizing Oat & Calendula & Babo’s signature natural scent. These multi-taskers are great for babies, kids, and grown-ups too. Great for family travel, post workout, and as a makeup remover.

Enjoy 30% Off Your First Babo Purchase with code BABOLOVE30. Valid until 12/31/17


Clothing & Accessories

Revelae Kids Cozy Sleeper Enclosed Baby Swaddle - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsRevelae Kids Cozy Baby Sleepers create a secure sleeping environment that helps babies sleep through the night, thanks to the fully enclosed baby sleep sack design that resembles the womb. Baby’s hands and feet stay tucked inside and won’t get cold and the enclosed baby sleeper design helps with startle reflex and even discourages a baby from sucking their fingers or thumb. These innovative baby sleeper by Revelae Kids unzips from the bottom up for easy diaper changes, without having to fully undress your baby. Cozy Sleepers are a great first sleeper for your baby!


Baby Comfy Kit - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsThe Baby Comfy Kit includes four baby essentials in a box that’s perfect for a baby shower gift or gift for yourself!

This kit contains:
• Snot Trap Baby Comfy Nasal Aspirator
• Baby Comfy Nail Deluxe Safety Clipper
• Baby Comfy Hydrator
• Baby Comfy Gummi Chewy Jewelry


NogginStik - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsThe award winning NogginStik® Developmental Light-up Rattle by Smart Noggin Toys helps new parents encourage their baby’s early milestones beginning day one!

NogginStik Features

• Red, green & blue lights to encourage visual tracking skills
• Soft rattle sound to please the ears
• Easy to hold handle for mastering grasping
• Fun textures to delight the sense of touch
• Parent guide to baby’s milestones included


PeuroBaby unbreakable sunglasses - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsBaby eyes are sensitive and need to be protected year round. Every parent knows the struggle of keeping baby sunglasses on (and how often babies chew on them on instead!) Parents will adore these super durable 100% uva/uvb baby sunglasses that are so light they actually stay on! Peurobaby offers stylish sunglasses that come in a variety of colors and are super light (they can float) and so flexible that you can stomp on them and pull them apart with no breakage. Most importantly, if they do end up in little mouths, parents can stay worry free as they are certified free of PVC and BPA (all parts)! These shades fit littles age 0-2 and are made in Italy.


Perineal Massage & Postpartum Comfort Gel - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsBabyIt Perineal Massage & Postpartum Comfort Gel is the first and only isotonic, paraben-free, and pH-balanced gel specifically designed to be used during perineal massage, also a calming balm for swollen, sore tissues postpartum and babies dry skin.


Nursery Essentials

Secure Beginnings Constant Airflow Mattress - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsThe SafeSleep Breathe-Through Crib Mattress allows an infant who is face straight down to breathe normally through his/her mattress. The SafeSleep crib mattress is so safe, physicians write prescriptions for infants who must tummy sleep for health reasons.


Crane Drop Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsGet relief from dryness in style with a Drop Shape Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier. Featuring an award winning design and top rated performance, Crane Drop Humidifiers provide up to 24 hours of soothing moisture to help relieve the effects of dryness and congestion, helping you and your family to breathe easy and sleep through the night peacefully. Crane Drop Humidifiers are stylish, easy to use, whisper quiet, and include a built-in auto-shut-off feature.


Snuggle Me Organic co-sleeping baby lounger - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsSnuggle Me Organic is a MN made, family run business crafting organic baby loungers with an exclusive patented center sling design since 2007. Snuggle Me Organic is the best functioning and highest quality co-sleeping baby lounger on the market, making your nights easier by keeping baby close and feeling secure.


Best Baby Gear

Lillebaby COMPLETE Airflow Baby Carrier - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsCool and supremely capable, the COMPLETE Airflow Baby Carrier by LILLEbaby is as versatile as it is ventilated and ideal for sporty parents on the go. Breathable 3D mesh offers maximum air circulation and brings a breath of fresh air for you and baby.

• Fabric: 3D mesh, cotton
• Six carrying positions
• Hood, two pockets, lumbar support, neck support
• 2-way straps
• Machine washable


Pack n Potty - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsThe Pack ‘n Potty Travel Potty Seat is ready to use and has everything needed for potty time on-the-go! This product is uniquely designed for an extremely fast setup and is easy to use.

• Attached child-sized, cushioned seat is super soft and comfortable
• The stability helps build your child’s confidence
• Built-in Wet/Dry pocket holds a change of clothes (wet or dry), wipes, or even a small book!


Joovy Caboose Too Ultralight - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsThe Joovy Caboose Too Ultralight is the lightest stand-on tandem stroller with an add-on rear seat, designed for families with children close in age. This bundle includes the “Too” Rear Seat which adds a full-size seat that is easy to remove so when your older child is ready, they can choose to stand, sit or walk.

• Sealed bearing wheels for easy handling and the smoothest ride
• Large squared-off canopy
• Rear canopy extension to cover backseat rider
• Includes parent organizer and two beverage holders
• Large storage basket


Baby K'tan Diaper Bag - Mommy Scene Baby Shower EssentialsThe Baby K’tan Diaper Bag is the only diaper bag to feature a built-in wet bag made with an anti-microbial lining. The pocket is resistant against the growth of germs and odor-causing bacteria, so parents can toss messy baby clothes, stinky diapers or even sweaty workout clothes into this stylish, on-the-go bag!

• Built-in anti-bacterial wet bag!
• Reusable, fashionable, eco-practical
• Perfect for cloth diapering, trips to the beach or pool, any mom/baby essentials when on-the-go
• Machine washable!



☀ Baby Shower Essentials Giveaway! Ends 8/31/17 ☀

Enter to win this fabulous collection of baby gear perfect for pampering a new baby! We’ve got it covered from feeding, nursing and baby hygiene to playtime and traveling with baby. If you’re expecting and new little one, this is a great opportunity to add some of these baby essentials to your registry list!

What’s your favorite part of preparing for a new baby?

Baby Shower Essentials Gift Guide Giveaway - Mommy Scene

Baby Shower Essentials ☀ Giveaway ☀ Prize Collection

LILLEbaby COMPLETE Airflow Baby Carrier
Baby K’tan Chevron Diaper Bag
Babo Botanicals Convenient 3-in-1 Cleansing Wipes
Revelae Kids Cozy Sleeper
Yummi Pouch Brights Reusable Food Pouches & Cloth Snack Bags
Pacific Baby Bamboo Feeding Spoons
Baby Comfy Kit: Snot Trap Baby Comfy Nasal Aspirator – Baby Comfy Nail Deluxe Safety Clipper – Baby Comfy Hydrator – Baby Comfy Gummi Chewy Jewelry
Active Essentials Unscented Healing Baby Balm
Crane Drop Humidifier
Cover My Heart Chevron Nursing Cover
NogginStik Developmental Light-up Rattle
BabyIt Perineal Massage & Postpartum Comfort Gel
Tottigo Pack ‘n Potty Travel Potty Seat
One Z Pillow for Nursing & Support
NOURISH by BeliBea Pumping/Nursing Bra
Snuggle Me Organic Co-Sleeping Baby Lounger
Buttons Diapers Trial Pack of Diapers (1 Cover + 3 Inserts) + Hanging Wet/Dry Bag

This giveaway is coordinated by Mommy Scene and is open to US entries ages 18 and older. No purchase required to enter. One (1) winner will be randomly chosen and contacted through e-mail, and their name displayed on the giveaway widget after the giveaway ends on 8/31/17. Mommy Scene and participating blogs are not responsible for fulfilling brand-sponsored prizes. Prizes will be shipped directly from each brand.

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Katie has been married for 9 years, has 3 young children, and loves creative projects, photography, decorating, and encouraging others to pursue their ideas. She loves the Lord and feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with opportunities to enjoy creative outlets from home.

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66 Comments on "2017 Summer Baby Shower Essentials"

Pat F

Shopping and deciding what essentials are needed for the baby and Mom!

Angela Escobar

My favorite part of getting ready for a new baby is buying all the baby clothes!

Brittany Adams

What a great list!

Tamber Couch

Really enjoyed this blog and all these great products. My favorite part is building a nursery and picking the perfect name. What an awesome giveaway!


My favorite part of preparing for a baby has been the overall excitement and bonding with family. We get to ooh and ahh while shopping together, and anticipate what our cute little one is going to look like. I have had to rethink and completely reorganize the house. Overall it is a complete adventure.

Valerie Colip

My favorite part about preparing is the satisfaction of feeling ready and buying all the cute cloths!


I love finding cute deals! The fun starts with maternity clothes as soon as I suspect something. 🙂

Angie B

Researching everything! Cloth diapers vs disposible, BF or formula, getting good deals on baby necessities, and trying to stay within a budget. 🤣

Amy Hall

Favorite part? Getting out the birth tub, lol.


My favorite part of getting ready for a baby is seeing all the new and improved items available for mom and baby!

Kris B

Decorating the nursery and shopping for clothes!

Veronica Bohan

Resting and eating while my husband pampers me


this is such an exciting time.

Gabrielle W.

Choosing a theme and color scheme


All the freaking fun stuff ! In prepping for a baby. The new gear the shopping the anticipation!!


This is an awesome giveaway! Thanks !!!!

Wendy Thao

I am currently pregnant with my first bundle of joy and he most fun so far is buying everything and fixing the nursery 🙂


My favorite part is folding all the tiny clothes! (And then hating laundry forever after that hahaha)

Bailey rathbun

Love the help on potty training

Liz Ticona

Definitely decorating the nursery & getting it all ready for baby 🙂 Being able to “nest” its so fulfilling and calming & it makes those hard days at the end of your pregnancy go by a little bit faster 🙂

Laurie Nykaza

I love helping to decorate the room for the new baby my relatives and friends are having so many wonderful items to pick from not like years ago when i had my little ones.

Melissa C

My favorite part of preparing for a new baby is planning their room. It is fun to guess what their personalities are going to be like and plan a space for them.


Getting all the clothing ready is a great part

Darlene Cruz

My daughter in law just found out she’s having a baby, preparing for my grand baby is awesome.

Christina A.

Preparing a room for the baby is so much fun–I love that!

Hollie Baker

Washing and smelling baby clothed


Gathering all the essentials, preparing the nursery and the smell of fresh little clothes.

Carol W

I think my favorite part is getting all the new cloths. It is such an exciting time.

Jennifer Berkowitz

The anticipation the unconditional love👣 designing a new room .. it’s just a new beautiful beginning


When preparing for a baby my favorite thing is getting the cloth diapers prepped and ready- in their display because they’re SO cute!


Shopping is the best part.


My favorite part is treasuring the secret with just family for a while.


My favorite part is organizing all of the cute tiny things.

Tamber Couch

awesome giveaway would love to win

Angela Atwood

This would be great because I have two about 20 months apart

S Russell

So fun! Such great items!

Jodi Hunter

Decorating The Nursery.

Diana P

I love shopping for a new baby! So exciting. Great list!

Erin P

So many great items!

Lisa Williams

My favorite part of preparing for baby is is buying all the baby clothes and essentials like the crib,walker,car seat all of it and waiting in anticipation to see if they will be a boy or girl because it’s a wonderful surprise either way!


My favorite part is buying all of the cute baby things!

gina blades

I love picking out baby clothes.

Melissa Marinho

My favorite part of prepping for a new baby is getting the baby gear and clothes, organizing everything and starting the baby book. Due with baby #3 on 3/15/2018!

Deborah W.

Love shopping and buying new baby things for baby’s arrival.

Marnie Bergstrom

I don’t get to enjoy the baby shower benefits of a new baby because my babies are foster babies but I love seeing all the new products out there. Keeping up to date and educated is very important to me and how I care for my foster babies.

Robin Wright

Getting all of the tiny baby stuff makes it so real. Tiny baby clothes and diapers is too much to handle!

Robin Wright

Getting all of the tiny baby stuff makes it so real. Tiny baby clothes and diapers is too much to handle!

Amanda Zitzman

I love just getting all the clothes organizing and making the bed and room all cozy ready for a new one 🙂

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So nice article, glad to read this post, thanks so much!

Jessica Padilla

My favorite part has been getting the nursery decorated.