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Meet Doona: the infant car seat that turns into a stroller!

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UPDATE 3/16/15: THE CAR SEAT BASE IS INCLUDED WITH THE DOONA, BUT DOES NOT HAVE A LOAD LEG. ALSO, DOONA WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE IN CANADA. SEE UPDATED INFO AND PLACE YOUR PREORDER HERE. UPDATE 3/10/15: DOONA IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-SALE NOW! PLACE YOUR ORDER TODAY – SUPPLIES WILL BE LIMITED! UPDATE 1/5/15: THE DOONA HAS BEEN PUSHED BACK TO ... Read More »

The Battle of the Lightweight Strollers! UPPAbaby vs. Maclaren vs. BabyZen (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

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Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email specialoffer@mbeans.com to claim yours. Act now! Weight is only one of many considerations that go into stroller shopping, but most parents agree: at some point, you’re going to want a lightweight. A good umbrella stroller is as sturdy as a full-sized stroller, but takes up way less space, folds more compactly, and is awesome in ... Read More »

4 Realistic tips on maximizing your sleep as a new parent

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“Sleep when the baby sleeps” is a common cliché repeated to new parents, which tends to induce guffaws from folks who are in the thick of it. Newborns need to be fed every two to three hours, which precludes a good night’s sleep for brand-new parents (especially breastfeeding moms), and newborn sleep cycles are unpredictable. And then there are the ... Read More »

Guest post: Learn all about Honest Company nutritional supplements!

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Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company, already well-known for their adorable diapers and top-quality organic skin products, is eager to introduce you to their new line of nutritional supplements! We brought in their Sales Account Manager, Jessica Maurer, to tell you more. Despite the fact that we’re consuming more calories than ever, the vast majority of people in the U.S. aren’t ... Read More »

Drool Baby Expo Wrap-Up: New Product Showcase

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Were you one of the OVER ONE THOUSAND attendees who we met at the Drool Baby Expo last week? And are you or your adorable baby in our wrap-up video? This year, our extraordinary baby expo was bigger and better than ever, and as usual, some cool new products made their debut. Here are a few of the highlights. Bumbleride ... Read More »

A Drool Debut: The BOB Revolution FLEX Jogging Stroller!

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Most of the time, if you’re trying to tell someone how great a stroller is, you stop short of calling it “the best” – after all, even at our level of expertise, it’s possible that there are one or two models that have escaped our notice. So it’s telling that when reviewers of every type say things with perfect confidence ... Read More »

Pure elegance: The All Black Bugaboo Buffalo Stroller

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Everyone in the business of babies has distinct opinions about stroller colors. Do blue and pink matter? (Answer: that’s your call.) What colors are best at camouflaging dirt? (Answer: your baby will find a way to muck up everything, so just buy something that’s easy to clean.) You could pick a stroller to match your diaper bag, or your car; ... Read More »

Baby Bouncer Faceoff! The 4Moms Mamaroo vs. the Nuna Leaf (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

Exclusive offer today from Magic Beans! Email specialoffer@mbeans.com to claim yours. Act now! Along with morning sickness and doctor’s appointments, one of the common rites of passage you’ll experience during your pregnancy is hearing all about exactly what you need to buy, from other moms. And yes, they know their stuff – but ultimately, here at Magic Beans, we’re thinking about what ... Read More »