Baby showers can be a bit tedious with all the ohhing and ahhing over mini ensembles. The next time you celebrate the miracle of life, think outside the pink and blue box:
The due-date shirt answers the inevitable question before it's even asked.
The Bandicoot -- a convertible backpack with detachable clutch -- doesn't scream diaper bag. It works as a tote or backpack and it's water- and stain-resistant -- inside and out.
Kipiis (pronounced Kipp-eez) make almost anything a bib. Whether it's a cloth diaper, a kitchen towel or a Starbucks napkin -- just attach the rounded fasteners and baby is protected.
The Gigoteuse from new mom Sophie Demenge is a wearable blanket for the crib. It keeps infants warm and safe -- with no worries about loose blankets.
-- Janelle Erlichman Diamond