Baby stuff

A is for Apricat

Provide your meme-generation baby with a fun, creative way to learn the ABCs with this book by viral GIF maker, Mauro Gatti. It combines photos of fresh fruits and vegetables with cute illustrations of animals to create new critters. Available at Indigo. $12.99

Custom Star Map

Forever remember what the night sky looked like when baby was born with a custom Star Map from TheNightSky.com. Choose your background, location, date and time and add a creative message for a beautiful keepsake. Available at TheNightSky.com. $60 US

Cashmere Beanie & Mitt Set

Bring baby home wearing an artfully hand-crafted Baby Beanie and Mitt Set created by Jack & Mary Designs from recycled cashmere sweaters. Available at jackandmarydesigns.com. $30 US

Safety1st Pleasant Dreams crib mattress

Designed to provide junior sleepers with the firm support they need for development and safety, this mattress from Sleep Country features a high density thermo-bonded core made with a blend of cotton, wool and polyester fibre, an outer cover in Rayon made from bamboo and a water resistant and washable removable cover. Available at Sleep Country stores. $99.99

Healthy Times Organic Baby Teether

New to Canada, this is a reimagined teether biscuit that offers less mess and no added sugars. Made for little hands, they are designed to facilitate healthy development and soothe gums and are available in Apple & Sweet Potato and Banana & Broccoli flavours. Available at Loblaws, Metro and Amazon. $4.99