Let's celebrate: Valentine's Day clothing & accessories for babies and toddlers

Go all out with heart-themed products for Valentine's Day.

Suzi Catchpole 3:15am It's that time of year again and we've found all the cutest clothing and accessories for your Valentine's babies and toddlers.


Grown up nursery rooms

Nursery looks that are way cooler than your bedroom

This white washed nursery is pure heaven.

Elicia Murray 1:28pm Shove over, baby blue. Back in your box, pastel pink. All of a sudden, nurseries are looking all grown up.

Safari-themed nursery ideas

Safari theme

Everything you need to create a lively jungle themed nursery for your little one, from rugs to lights and everything in between.

Personalised baby gifts

100% me

We've scoured the internet to find gorgeous personalised keepsakes and nursery decor to record baby name and dates. They make great gifts for christenings, name days and birthdays! (All prices in AU.)

Geeky baby gear


If your family is more into Star Wars, Dr. Who, gaming and the periodic table than most, you might want to check out these geek-chic baby items.


Designer baby clothes


An infant's dress for more than $1000, a bib for $145. Would you buy these luxury baby clothes if money was no object? (Currency converted on 17/6/2014)


Weird baby products

The Crumb Cap

Knowing what you need for a new baby – and what you don't need – can be confusing. We asked Essential Baby members what they wished they hadn't spent money on, and combed the web for the silliest parenting gadgets on the market, to create this guide to what not to buy.


Dream Baby safety products

TV tether

Dreambaby is the global child safety brand with more than 300 Dream Baby Child Safety and Care Products.

Beautiful baby gear from Billy Bellara

The divine offerings from Billy Bellara

Suzi Catchpole Boutique leather mum, baby and children's goods - look no further than new label Billy Bellara.


Safety concerns over popular baby comfort cushion

The Babocush has been condemned by baby safety organisations and parents online.

Suzi Catchpole It's a newborn product that has parents up in arms about bonding and safety compromises. We spoke to SIDS and Kids and Kidsafe about how it stands up to current baby safety guidelines.


Wondersuit heaven: Bonds & Disney launch exclusive collection

The exclusive collaboration between Bonds and Disney is online and in store now.

Suzi Catchpole Bonds and Disney fans with babies to buy for will be celebrating this news. Bonds and Disney have just released collaboration Wondersuits.


Just announced: Bugaboo Cameleon³ Classic+ Collection update

The new Bugaboo Cameleon³ Classic+ Collection is available from March 2016.

Suzi Catchpole Meet the brand new understated chic model from Bugaboo.


Retro baby and toddler toys


We take a trip down memory lane to look at toys of our past. Did you have some of these?


Vintage Knitting Patterns for Babies and Toddlers

Cute vintage knits

Check out these adorable knits from yesteryear, featuring great vintage styles and detailing.


Marks & Spencer launches Australian site

Now that, is a cute set of pyjamas. Please note; baby not included.

Suzi Catchpole Watch those credit cards, because the much-loved UK retail giant has set up an online shop right here.


Best baby sleeping and swaddles

Apple & Bee

Little people don't always keep their covers on, and staying cozy sometimes requires the magic of a origami to wrap baby up so they feel safe and warm. Click through for a roundup of the best swaddles and sleeping bags to keep arms in, toes and tummies covered.


Is this the best car seat ever? Infa Secure announces 0-8 years Grandeur Treo seat

Grandeur by Infa Secure

Suzi Catchpole With the double whammy of extended rearward facing capability and suitability from birth to 8 years, Infa Secure has just announced the trailblazing Grandeur car seat.

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Australiana products for babies and toddlers

Some of the cute products on sale.

Suzi Catchpole Whether you're after a gift for a new little Australian, are sending love across the seas as a souvenir, or are looking for a sweet Australia Day accessory, we've got all you need for your baby or toddler.

Oh hello hot stuff! New iCandy Peach 2016

The 2016 iCandy Peach

Suzi Catchpole This sweet new ride has a host of desirables, making it the pram to look for in 2016.


The cutest Christmas baby onesies

There's nothing cuter than a baby in a Christmas onesie.

Suzi Catchpole Parents, baby and toddlerhood is the only time in their lives when you can truly dress them how you wish.

Summer essentials for babies and toddlers

Summer essentials for babies and toddlers

Suzi Catchpole A safe and happy summer in Australia means a few essential products for babies and toddlers, who we need to take very special care of in the sunshine and heat.

Binxy Baby: solving your shopping-with-baby dilemma

Cute baby in a Binxy Baby - you'd never fit that much shopping in a pram.

Suzi Catchpole Sometimes you just have to knuckle down and get the shopping done, even with your babies in tow - Binxy Baby to the rescue!


Essential Baby Christmas book guide 2015

Dream Snow by Eric Carle and Little Santa by Jon Agee

Suzi Catchpole Babies love books and they will love this selection of Christmas books written especially for little ones.

Why price means little when choosing a carseat


Staff writers Parents have been warned to not assume their child's carseat is as safe as possible simply because it was expensive.

Hot off the press: Mountain Buggy Cosmopolitan Luxury in GEO print

New Mountain Buggy cosmopolitan luxury in GEO

Suzi Catchpole This just landed on our desk this morning - a brand new Mountain Buggy in lush designer fabrics.

Splurge gift picks for babies and toddlers

Are these some the most expensive baby and toddler gifts in the world? the crib would have to top the list at $63,000 AUD.

Suzi Catchpole For the well-heeled and dreamers among us, may we present the very most luxe gifts for babies and toddlers.

Want heaps of babies? Let's hope the Multimac car restraint comes to Australia soon

One of the Multimac four-seater options in action

Anyone who has three kids or more knows all too well, the pain of finding and fitting car restraints. Some buy a new car on the arrival of baby number three or four, trading zippy compact cars for what can feel like the ocean liners of the car world.


Cot sheet brands for the nursery

Confetti sheet - $59 from Olli Ella

Suzi Catchpole With so many awesome cot sheet options these days, we thought we'd put together a list of go-to brands for you to seek out for your baby's bed.


Divine Christmas onesies from Organique Bebe

Christmas onesies by Organique Bebe for Chrsitmas 2015.

Suzi Catchpole We've showed you this gorgeous brand before and now they've just released tasteful Christmas onesies for babies.


Baby clothes for sweet tinies: Milk and Masuki

Clothing from the spring/summer Milk and Masuki range for 2015/16.

Suzi Catchpole A sweet clothing find for your lovely babies.


Hot Christmas picks for babies and toddlers at Kmart

Sweet toddler decor items just perfect for Christmas gifts, from Kmart.

Suzi Catchpole We've found lots of things that will be perfect gifts for babies and toddlers at Kmart.


It's really cool and you can't have it: Quinny Longboard Stroller

Quinny Longboard Stroller is only available in the EU.

Suzi Catchpole Sadly, it's only available in the EU, but we thought we'd show you the Quinny Longboard Stroller anyway.


Our top prams suitable from birth

Bugaboo Bee3

Suzi Catchpole If you've started the hunt for a new pram for your baby, you'll know how confusing it can be. Here are our top picks - all suitable for use from birth.


The smallest stroller in the world: GB Pockit

The Goodbaby Pockit stroller is the smallest in the world.

Suzi Catchpole It's so small, it made the Guinness Book of Records. Come see what all the fuss is about.


Love Letters By Tillie: 'My first Christmas' personalised ornaments

My first Christmas wooden ornaments.

Suzi Catchpole These sweet wooden ornaments are a lovely decor piece for your baby's first Christmas.


Kardashian Kids Christmas Collection now at Big W

Kardashian Kids have gone for gold for Christmas 2015.

Suzi Catchpole Kardashian Kids' 'Falling Stars' Christmas Collection has just landed at Big W stores.


Sneak peek: 40th anniversary Vulli Magic Tree House

The 40th anniversary collector's edition of the Vulli Magic Treehouse.

Suzi Catchpole Always coveted the famous Vulli Magic Treehouse? Well now you can have an identical one to the 1975 release.

Sneak peek: Halloween for babies by Bardot Junior

Halloween options for babies at Bardot Junior.

Suzi Catchpole It's not long at all until Halloween and we have two sweet picks for your baby.


Kippins baby comfort toys: a soft pal for your baby

Kippins baby comfort toy with its incredibly cute owner.

Suzi Catchpole The perfect baby shower or newborn gift, Kippins baby comforters are a modern take on a traditional item.


A mum's review of the Britax Safe-n-Sound Platinum PRO SICT

The new Britax Safe-n-Sound Platinum PRO SICT.

Jessica Bartlett Choosing a car seat for your newborn is one of the most important decisions you'll make when getting ready for baby's arrival.

Huxbaby's summer kids' clothes range at Tinystyle


Suzi Catchpole Famous for its monochrome graphic print garments, Huxbaby brings urban style to teeny tiny tots and their parents.

Dinosaur products for babies and toddlers

Dino photo prop by Our Photo Engraving on Etsy.

Suzi Catchpole Dinosaurs are one of those classic childhood crazes. We've put together a host of products for dinosaur-mad parents, babies and toddlers.

Gorgeous summer hats for babies and kids from Little Papaya Studio

Hats from Little Papaya Studio

Suzi Catchpole Made from swoon-worthy retro fabrics, the summer hats from Little Papaya Studio will keep them protected this summer.

Sneak peek: BZBX Tower Chair

The BXBZ Tower Chair in its various configurations.

Suzi Catchpole Other convertible highchairs are justifiable running scared. Here's the latest designer highchair of-your-dreams and the best thing is, it will last until age 7.


Luxe baby and toddler clothing by Pappe

Pappe luxury baby and toddler wear.

Pappe clothing has the look of old-world luxury - small gents and misses will be adorable in Pappe this Christmas.

The sweetest baby onesies from Organique Bebe

Baby onesies from Organique Bebe.

Suzi Catchpole These beautiful baby onesies should carry a warning; you'll want a baby after seeing them!

Saltwater Sandals for babies and toddlers

Saltwater sandals for babies and toddlers.

Suzi Catchpole Many mamas are wearing Saltwater Sandals - why not buy them for your babies and toddlers too?


Sneak peek: Maxomorra bee dress, t-shirt and romper for babies

Summery-fresh bee romper by Maxomorra.

Suzi Catchpole Cutest snap find on the planet - bee rompers, tees and dresses for babies.

Sneak peek: new Love Mae bamboo dinnerware designs

Love Mae new season bamboo dinnerware

Suzi Catchpole We do love ourselves some brand new designs in tried and true products. The renowned bamboo dinnerware from Love Mae has just had several more members join the family, in addition to a brand new website.


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Wondersuit heaven: Bonds & Disney launch exclusive collection

Bonds and Disney fans with babies to buy for will be celebrating this news. Bonds and Disney have just released collaboration Wondersuits.

Perth hospital mistakes cancerous tumour for "behavioural issues"

When Naomi Holly, a mother of three, noticed her eight-month-old daughter Nora, was having difficulty crawling and standing up as normal, she knew there was something wrong.

Piano playing dad soothes son to sleep in moments

There's nothing more frustrating, or distressing to a parent than a sick child who can't  - or won't got to sleep. 

Lucky escape for mum and bub after snake found in couch

Perth mother Laurie Rushton Dyble was sitting on a recliner chair in her home holding her six-month-old son when her husband suddenly told her to get up and leave the room.

When your partner misses the birth

While no one wants their partner to miss their baby’s birth, it can happen. Here’s what to do if you find yourself in that situation.

Motherhood challenge: smug or just a bit of fun?

The #motherhoodchallenge sounds harmless, doesn't it? Some women disagree.

Who's the mum? Family photo goes viral

Last year, it was "The Dress". This year, it is a family photo that is breaking the internet.

5 easy meditation practices for beginners

So who's with me? You know meditating is one of the best things you can possibly do for yourself.

Woman to go on trial for being a bad housewife

An Italian woman could face up to six years in jail after her husband accused her of not doing enough cooking and cleaning at home.

Is the latest advice on women and drinking over the top?

While most expectant mums know to stop drinking when they’re pregnant, experts now warn women should stop drinking earlier than that. Is this necessary?

How household chores can double as a workout

If there's less than a slim chance you'll find time to get out for a jog or to hit the gym today, take heart in knowing that household chores contribute to the calorie equation.

I have no idea what I'm doing - and that's okay

Why don't we talk about the fact that when everything goes right, we may still feel completely lost, and certain that we have failed?

Dad warns of hair tourniquet danger after baby almost loses toe

A shocked father has shared his family's experience in a bid to warn other parents about the dangers of hair becoming entangled around a baby's toe.

Town welcomes first baby in 28 years

Since the 1980s, the Italian town of Ostana had not seen the birth of a single baby.

How to start teaching your kids road safety

It's something that can be taught as early as possible and reinforced as they get older and more mobile - even from toddlerhood.

Just announced: Bugaboo Cameleon³ Classic+ Collection update

Meet the brand new understated chic model from Bugaboo.

The emotional moment a mum hears her late son's heartbeat

It's been two and a half years since Heather Clark's seven-month-old son Lukas passed away.

Nine reasons why you have 'brain fog'

One minute your productivity is skyrocketing and the next you're sitting there trying to focus – just like that you draw blank, your brain, mush.

I had a caesarean and it was beautiful

Guess what? Despite not pushing him out, I cried, and my heart skipped, and I felt the rush of love and pride when I saw him for the first time.

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