• Blog >
  • Baby Products and How Parents Should Choose
RSS Feed

Baby Products and How Parents Should Choose

The minute your baby is born you want to do everything possible to keep them healthy and safe. From making sure they get vaccinated to providing them with theBaby Products very best nutrition, there are so many things you have to think about in order to keep your little one healthy and happy. Of course, one thing you’ll need to consider is the different kinds of baby products you will choose and how to decide on the safest products, from the crib they sleep in, to the toys they play with it.

It can feel a bit overwhelming to know the exact products to choose, particularly since products are changing and revamping all the time (not to mention some products end up being recalled). Regardless of whether you are being given some hand-me-down baby products from a friend or you are purchasing all new products, every parent has one goal in mind: to make sure their child is safe.

Some of the products you’ll have to think about include:

  • Car seats
  • Carriers
  • Changing tables
  • Cribs
  • Gates
  • Playpen
  • Toys

While, of course, you may want to find a product that fits with your color scheme or style, the most important aspect is that the product is safe for your little one. One way to determine whether the product you like is safe is to look for the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) seal of approval. This association inspects and certifies that certain products are safe enough for baby and infant use. Another way to check the safety of an infant product is to look at Consumer Reports to read through honest reviews from other parents who have already used these products.

Lastly, you should always read the labels that come with the products to make sure that they are age-appropriate for your baby. Certain toys and products are age-specific and parents should heed these warnings to prevent their little one from getting hurt or choking.

Of course, if you are feeling rather confused about what products to choose for your baby, this is the perfect time to turn to a pediatrician you trust to provide you with the valuable information and advice you need to have peace of mind. The ideal pediatrician for you and your baby will understand just how important it is to find the right newborn and infant products.

Questions or Comments?

At Harvest Pediatrics, we encourage you to contact us whenever you have a concern or question related to your care.
You can reach us at:


Napa: (707) 252-1076
St. Helena: (707) 963-0171

Our Location

Find us on the map

Hours of Operation

Closed daily between 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM for lunch.

Napa Office

Monday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

8:30 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

St. Helena Office

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed