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20 ways to re-use baby products
Your not-so-little one has almost reached school age but your cupboards are still brimming over with baby products? Try breathing new life into them and put them to use a second time round.
Reusable items for adults and children
Bedside cot turned furniture
This cot is perfectly adaptable to all ages and grows with your child. Re-use it as a high chair, children’s bench or desk.
Original Extra Ventilation
Baby monitor turned surveillance device
Depending on the baby monitor’s features, it can be converted into a walkie-talkie for kids, a simple weather station (thanks to its humidity and temperature display), as a video surveillance system during your holidays (if it features a camera) or as an intercom for elderly people or individuals in need of care.
Smart Eco Dect SCD580
Baby sling turned blanket or scarf
Is your baby sling all slung out? Bring it back to life as a blanket or scarf.
Muslin nappy turned gift wrapping, scarf or bandana
Muslin squares are very flexible and are perfect for wrapping gifts or tying round your neck or head.
aden + anais
Mulltuch Classic (120cm, 120cm)
Nursing pillow turned relaxation or support cushion
Use it on your armchair, bed or sofa – this cushion will make your recumbent dreams come true and support your body in any position.
CHF 41.90instead of 49.901
Lagerungskissen Mikroperlen (100cm)
Reusable items for food and drink
Baby food containers for small snacks or leftovers
It doesn’t have to be baby food you keep in these pocket-sized containers. How about using them for snacks or storing leftovers?
Becher zur Nahrungsaufbewahrung (20x)
Nappy bins for your organic waste
Remember, this bin is used to smelly nappies, so it can definitely handle organic waste and meat packaging. Minimise unwanted smells in your kitchen!
tec Windeltwister inkl. 1 Kassette
Baby bathtub turned bottle cooler
Summer parties really push a fridge to its limit. Stop it from bursting at the seams by filling the baby bathtub with ice and using it as a makeshift bottle cooler.
Hello Little One
Breast milk cooler turned picnic cool bag
As soon as you stop pumping breast milk, this cool bag disappears into the depths of the drawer. Bring it back to life and use it for your pre-cooked lunch or the next family outing.
Reusable items for your beauty routine
Nipple shield turned all-round moisturiser
The lanolin contained in this cream acts as a nipple protector during pregnancy and lactation. After that, it is great for sore lips, dry nasal passages or dehydrated skin areas.
Baby powder turned beauty miracle product
This powder is not only appreciated by baby bottoms but also calms reddened skin, after shaving, for example. It is also said to perform true beauty miracles on your hair; acting like dry shampoo on greasy roots.
Baby Puder 75g
For care and protection against soreness. Absorbs moisture from particularly moist skin areas and reduces redness.
Baby oil turned massage oil
Don’t just chuck this oil! Pamper your partner or kids with this fragrant oil and keep their skin nice and smooth.
Arise Swiss Baby Care
Massage & Badeöl
Wet wipes turned on-the-go shower
This all-rounder doubles up as an emergency deodorant, a festival shower or a multi-purpose survival must-have. Wet wipes won’t let you down.
CHF 7.30instead of 8.951
Milder than water and cotton on the skin of newborns for gentle cleansing
Care set turned travel utensil
This miniature care set provides just enough space for your nail clippers, scissors, a thermometer and a mini comb. Mini size. Maxi use.
My first baby care set
The perfect gift for all new parents
Reusable items for pets
Pampers for pooches
Yes, dogs also have periods. Although your pooch sporting Pampers might look a little weird when you’re out and about, it’s definitely not a bad idea when your home and it’s that time of the month for your four-legged friend.
CHF 15.–instead of 18.801
Baby Dry Pants (Gr. 4, 40Piece, Sparpack)
Breathable dryness thanks to air channels and an extra dryness layer to keep moisture away from baby skin. Elastic silk cuffs for leak protection and "Micro Pearls" for up to twelve hours of dryness.
Playpen turned animal enclosure
Turn your playpen into a temporary enclosure for your furry friend. After all, it’s not only children that can wreak havoc in your flat when unsupervised.
CHF 99.20instead of 112.–1
Baby Park playpen and fireplace lock (115cm, 366cm)
Baby Park is a playpen, fireplace protection, staircase guard and barrier for large living areas in one.
Travel cot turned animal bed
Whether you’re staying at a hotel, at friends or simply want to protect your furniture – a travel cot is perfect when travelling with pets and provides them with a safe haven.
Dream'n Play Plus Beige/Grey
Children’s tableware turned pet bowl
After surviving countless crashes over the years, these plates can now happily retire as a dog or cat bowl.
Zoo Bowl Giraffe (1pcs.)
Toys turned pet gadget
Squeaky toys and rattles entertain babies and pets alike. Now that your offspring has outgrown them, it’s time for your pet to get its teeth into the toys.
Baby bottles turned pet feeding bottle
Why not? If you happen to be raising a little lamb, a used baby bottle is perfect for it. After all, the teats are on their last legs.
Naturnah-Glasflasche (240ml, langsam)
The bottle modelled on nature
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