New parents are the best consumers.
They're overwhelmed, sleep-deprived, and desperate to get things right. And they're willing to set their financial and ecological scruples aside for the (promised) health and happiness of their baby...or an extra half hour of sleep.
There are some awesome, innovative products out there that can make your life as a new parent easier...but just as you'll have to teach your toddler one day, there's a difference between what you want and what you need.
Here, we help you sift out the truly useful from the destined-for-the-dump.