Product Spotlights: Our Go-To Favorites

Creating a registry and determining the must-have products for your nursery can often feel daunting, with seemingly hundreds of options in every category. After parenting and nannying for more than two decades, a few products have stood out as best-in-class for quality, effectiveness, and value.

Here are our Indy Night Nanny favorite baby products to promote sleep:

Sound Machine
HoMedics SoundSpa® Rejuvenate Portable Sound Machine
We cannot say it enough: a good white noise machine is crucial for creating a quality sleep environment for your babies. So, what’s our favorite? HoMedics’ sound machine comes with battery backup, adjustable volume, and multiple sounds including our go-to RAIN, all for under $20 on Amazon and at national retail outlets.

Happiest Baby Sleepea® 5-Second Swaddle
Swaddling is one of those techniques that may take some practice (our team is here to teach you), but is 1000% worth it! Our favorite swaddle makes it easy to prevent startling and promote quality sleep for your baby. This organic cotton go-to has everything: built-in armbands and a leg flap inside its cozy cocoon-like design to keep your little one bundled, quiet Velcro (if ya know, ya know!), optional arm openings, a double zipper, and an International Hip Dysplasia Institute seal of approval.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
Don’t we all wish babies came with an owner’s manual? When it comes to sleep, we love Dr. Marc Weissbluth’s approach to encouraging healthy sleep habits from the beginning and following baby’s natural rhythms, as well as suggestions for problem-solving.

Diaper Ointment
Calmoseptine Ointment
This cost-effective multipurpose moisture barrier has been alleviating diaper rash for more than 80 years, and it’s our trusted standby on the changing table. Bonus: it’s made in the USA.

Happy shopping!

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