Baby Gear That Grows With Your Child

Pura Stainless Steel bottle and sippy cup
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Buy these baby products now for your little guy, then keep using them when he's a toddler -- and even a big kid!
Peter Ardito
Peter Ardito

High Chair To Table Seat

STAGE 1 Buckle your baby into Svan's Signet Complete High Chair with its tray for first mealtimes.

STAGE 2 (not shown) Remove the tray and pull the seat up to the dinner table when your tot is ready.

STAGE 3 Lower the footrest and get rid of the wooden safety guard for your big guy.

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Crib To Bed

STAGE 1 Nighty-night! Bring Baby home to Simmons's Rowen Crib N' More.

STAGE 2 Swap the front rail for the guardrail to create a toddler bed he can climb into.

STAGE 3 (not shown) Buy a full-size bed frame and use the crib's front rail piece as the bed's footboard and the back piece for the headboard.

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Rear-facing Car Seat To Booster Seat

STAGE 1 Your infant rides in Graco's 4Ever car seat rear-facing and reclined.

STAGE 2 Turn it around to use as a forward-facing seat once your toddler is ready.

STAGE 3 (not shown) It becomes a high-back booster seat to use with your car's seat belt. Later, turn it into a backless booster for your big kid who needs just a little lift.

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Changing Station To Big Kid Desk

STAGE 1 IKEA's Stuva changer is ready for diaper duty.

STAGE 2 (not shown) Lower the top surface until it's right above the drawers to create a play table that's at your toddler's height.

STAGE 3 Add a chair, and it becomes a handy desk for your kiddo!

The key to buying baby gear for your little one is to take your time to get everything you need. Here's how to get the best deals on your budget.

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Drink Up!

Small stuff can convert too! Different tops turn Pura's new insulated stainless-steel bottle into a sippy cup or straw cup.

Originally published in the April 2015 issue of American Baby magazine.

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