Must Haves for Dad

We have featured many buying guides targeted for different types of moms, but women aren’t the only ones raising kids. In today’s modern age the men have stepped up to become more hands-on dads than in previous generations. With Father’s Day nearing we thought we would feature a buying guide with the top must haves for dad that make parenting a little easier! Don’t worry, we skipped out on the gag gifts of tool boxes filled with gas masks and other comical items. These are products Dad will actually use.

 Best Baby Gear Dads Love

Diaper Dude Diaper BagDiaper dude
Diaper bags come in so many trendy and fashionable styles that are ideal for the chic mom on the go, but chances are dad would rather take a plastic grocery bag than be seen with one! Give dad a bag all of his own with a Diaper Dude. It is made of durably nylon, features an ergonomic padded strap, universal stroller straps, and several compartments to hold baby’s essentials. It is easy to clean and durable for everyday use.

ERGObaby Original Baby CarrierErgo baby carrier
This is a great baby carrier for moms and dads. It is designed to carry babies in a comfortable sitting position while evenly distributing the weight with adjustable shoulder straps for a custom fit. The carrier can be worn for multiple carrying positions per the wearer’s preference. It is made of cotton canvas which is durable and comfortable with added padding.

InStep Take 2 Double Bicycle Trailer
InStep Take 2 bike trailerWith this sporty double bike trailer, dad can tote around the kids while taking on the great outdoors or just a stroll through the park. The Instep bicycle trailer seats up to two children with a total weight capacity of 80lbs. and features a 5-point safety harness for each seat. It also features 16-inch pneumatic tires, a 2-in-1 canopy that shields from weather and bugs, a coupler to attach to most bicycle models and it folds up compactly for easy transport and storage.

Mealtime with Dad

These products are some best sellers in making meal time a little easier for dad to take part in. Check out these hot baby feeding products that are highly rated.

Playtex Baby Drop-Ins Premium Nurser Bottle Feeding SetPlaytex drop ins
This bottle feeding set comes with a variety of BPA-free baby bottles that use pre-sterilized drop-in liners for ease of use while naturally reducing gas and colic. The wide-based nipples featured with these promote baby’s natural latch-on technique to support breast feeding making it easier to switch from breast to bottle so dad can pitch in with feedings.

The First Years Babypro Quick Serve Bottle WarmerThe First Years bottle warmer
Babies are naturally comforted by warmed milk as opposed to cool milk. The First Years Quick serve warmer heats up a single bottle of milk or formula in minutes using steam heat so it won’t cause hot spots that can scald your baby’s mouth. It is efficient and easy to use. The warmer automatically shuts off for safety so you when you’re sleep deprived it’s one less thing to worry about.

BooginHead SippiGripSippiGrip
These are a life-saver from the popular game babies love to play – toss the cup for mom or dad to pick up, repeatedly! The strap attaches around your child’s favorite sippy cup and adjusts in length up to 12″ long for high chairs, strollers, car seats, or shopping carts. The strap is made with a unique grip material so it holds your child’s cup securely to keep it free of germs from falling on the floor.

Bumkins Waterproof Sleeved BibBumkins bibs
There’s no doubt about it, babies are messy eaters. These sleeved bibs give dads a one-up on messes with self-feeders by protecting clothes from stains and a food catcher pocket. The bibs are made of wipe-clean waterproof fabric that is free from BPA, PVC, Vinyl, Phthalates, and lead.

Must Have Gadgets

Guys love gadgets so it wouldn’t be complete to make this list without including the tech stuff that is perfectly suited for dads. Check out these gadget must haves for dads that also make great father’s day gifts.

Canon PowershotCanon PowerShot SX510 Digital Camera
Dad can capture all of those precious moments from the delivery to their first steps with the Canon PowerShot SX510  HS 12.1 MP CMOS digital camera. It records video in 1080p full HD and features 30x optical zoom with 24mm wide angle lens. The camera also features built-in wifi for instant sharing with family and friends. It is packed with additional features for capturing unforgettable moments including optimal image stabilizer, smart auto, high-speed autofocus and more!

Itzbeen Pocket Nanny Baby Care Timer 61r8hq4BYXL._SL1500_
This nifty little gadget helps dads as well as moms stay on track of baby’s schedule. This handy gizmo was designed by a sleep-deprived dad to keep track of baby’s eating and sleeping habits. It has 4 count-up timers to track the last time baby ate, slept, and was changed as well as a miscellaneous timer for keeping track of other details such as administered meds. It also features a soft-glow night light for convenience when getting around in the dark.

Samsung SEW-3037W Wireless Pan Tilt Video Baby Monitor618mI9dUiuL._SL1500_
A baby monitor is a must-have for any new parent. With a video monitor like this Samsung SEW-3037W wireless monitor dads can keep an eye on baby while going about his honey-do list. The monitor delivers secure signal with 2.4GHz  and zero interference. The parent unit features a 3.5” LCD color display with a built-in remote control pan, tilt, and zoom features, night light, two-way talk and much more.


These are not only great gifts for new parents, these are some of the top favorite baby products dads will love. For more ideas on some of the best rated baby gear check out some of our other buying guides.

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