New baby gear for fall 2012

Oct 12, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. ET

Baby gear evolves and changes so frequently it can be hard to keep up with the latest, greatest, safest and trendiest items for Baby — and parents. This fall, the baby gear industry reveals an infant car seat that matches a popular jogging stroller, a play yard that is a breeze to use and much more.

BOB Britax B-Safe Infant Car Seat

Weight and height range: 4 – 30 pounds, 32 inches or less
Price: $200
Available: Now
Features:

  • The BOB Britax B-Safe has a tangle-free 5-point harness, four harness heights and two buckle positions for your growing child.
  • Four harness heights and two buckle positions for your growing baby.
  • Lightweight design with integrated Click and Go adapter system work with Britax B-Series strollers and adapts to BOB all-terrain strollers and most other stroller brands.
  • Instantly convert your BOB into a coordinating travel system with the optional Britax adapter.
  • Match your BOB and B-Safe infant car seat.
  • Large multi-position canopy helps block wind, rain and UV rays.

BabyBjorn Cradle Harmony

Age and weight limit: Birth – 6 months or when baby can sit upright
Price: $350
Available: October 2012
Features:

  • The soft, mesh oval sides on the BabyBjorn Cradle Harmony provide Baby with maximum airflow and allow parents to see in at any angle.
  • Fully removable and washable fabric.
  • Easy to set up, super lightweight, safe and practical.
  • Waterproof mattress cover is machine washable.
  • Baby can gently rock the Cradle Harmony with his or her own movements or parents can lull Baby with a hand or foot.
  • When Baby settles, the Cradle Harmony stops moving.

Britax Pavilion Convertible Car Seat

Rear-facing weight range: 5 – 40 pounds
Forward-facing weight and age range: 1 year and 20 pounds – 70 pounds
Price: $340
Available: Now
Features:

  • The new EZ-Buckle system on the Britax Pavilion retains the harness buckle in the forward position for easier boarding.
  • The new HUGS chest pads have a built-in SafeCell Technology, which are attached to the car seat to ensure proper positioning and provides added forward movement protection in the event of an accident.
  • Integrated steel bars to strengthen the connection to the vehicle.
  • Energy-absorbing versa-tether featuring a staged-release tether webbing to slow the forward movement.
  • Click and Safe snug harness indicator to ensure a snug and proper fit.
  • Quick-adjust, no-rethread harness for easy harness adjustments without uninstalling the car seat.
  • Made in the U.S. with global components.

4moms Breeze

Height limit: Under 35 inches
Price: $300
Available: Now
Features:

  • The 4moms Breeze comes fully equipped with a bassinet for infants, leak-proof portable changing pad and convenient travel bag.
  • The world’s easiest play yard.
  • With one push of a button, the Breeze opens effortlessly.
  • With one pull of a strap, the Breeze closes easily.

Pebble Lounger

Age and weight limit: 18 months and up and 30 pounds and up
Price: $250
Available: November 2012
Features:

  • Bring the popular sleek and modern Pebble Lounger to any room in your home.
  • Designed for toddlers and kids (18 months and older) as a lounger.
  • Removable, washable cover makes cleaning simple.
  • Waterproof, stain-resistant and easy to care for.
  • Lightweight to take from room to room.
  • Comes with a travel bag to take on the go.

Maxi-Cosi Prezi Infant Car Seat

Weight and height range: 4 – 30 pounds and under 29 inches
Price: $290
Available: Now
Features:

  • The Maxi-Cosi Prezi has a no-rethread headrest and easy out harness lifts out of the way to make boarding your baby easier.
  • Adjustable base and built-in rebound control bar.
  • Superior side impact featuring Air Protect and New G-Cell technology.
  • Innovative newborn support with superior side impact protection.
  • Extra leg room for your growing child’s comfort.
  • 1-Click mini LATCH connectors.
  • Canopy stows away when not in use.
  • Ergonomic parent handle.

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