Any new parent deserves all the help they can get — a new parent who’s stuck self-isolating at home without extra help around? Damn, give them an award already! If you know someone living this scary scenario right now, skip the monogrammed onesie and instead gift your new-parent pal (or sister or cousin or coworker) the gift that truly keeps on giving: the subscription box. After all, they deserve a million boxes of treats.
The baby-friendly subscription options are endless. Want a box of diapers and wipes delivered to your door every month? No problem. Looking for baby toys to nurture your tot’s development through play? Done. Planning to start a stellar library for your little bookworm? Sure thing. Or maybe you’re just into the idea of getting a few surprises to inject a little fun into your parenting journey. Yep, there’s a box for that too.
With so many baby subscription boxes to choose from, it can be a little daunting to know where to start. So here are some of our top picks, whatever your wish list/budget/diaper supply situation — and they all get the thumbs-up from parents, of course.
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A version of this article was originally published in February 2018.