Parenting Items that Have an Outrageous Number of Five Star Reviews

Shannon Quinn - July 9, 2022
Hatch baby rest sound machine. Credit: Amazon

3. Hatch Baby Rest Sound Machine

An Amazon customer named Kaitlin had this to say, “Are you an anal retentive mother like me? Then boy, do I have the product for you! I spent a lot of time researching sound machines and initially purchased this for our newborn. It worked great for nighttime feedings as you can adjust the light brightness from your phone. Have a big blowout that occurred at 2am? Fear not. This light will get you through that change without having to wake the baby with bright overhead lights.

Now, I schedule my children’s daily feedings and naps Kate Gosselin style, so this sound machine fits the bill. You can program it for certain times of the day and train your children to see the light and act accordingly. There are other cool features such as simply touching it with your finger to turn on and you can play your favorite settings all with the touch of a finger.” (via Amazon)

Graco Pack n Play LiteTraveler LX Playard. Credit: Graco Baby.

2. Graco Pack 'n Play LiteTraveler LX Playard

An Amazon customer had this to say, “Ok so! This is the best outdoor/indoor playpen ever. It’s a great size, the flooring is slightly padded but not enough for my liking – so I purchased something else to soften the blow. This playpen also comes with half a canopy! The best part about it is that you can remove the canopy around it to block out the sun. I always placed a netting around the playpen to avoid bugs coming in. But this is legit the best- I would just also buy another floor mat if your child is still learning to sit/crawl/walk etc.” (via Amazon)

Baby bum brush. Credit: Amazon

1. Baby Bum Brush

A customer named Ciat had this to say: “At the beginning of my third pregnancy I walked down the aisles looking at all the new gizmos and gadgets for babies. What a silly thing, right? Who can’t just use the good old free finger technique (ew)? Then we had MONTHS of ear infections. In case you aren’t familiar: ear infections = antibiotics = explosive stool. Because I was going through so much diaper rash cream, I began buying in the large jars. Have you ever tried to stick your hand in a jar of diaper rash cream? You do not leave said jar unscathed. This product is soft for babies bums and it is flexible for the hard to reach areas of the jar. This product is so easy to clean AND the quality is great. I have 2 full size applicators and 1 travel size. (via Amazon)