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6 Baby Products That Will Make You the Laughingstock of Your Moms' Group

10/22/2012 03:30 pm ET | Updated Dec 22, 2012

Written by Julie Ryan Evans on CafeMom's blog, The Stir.

When you're pregnant for the first time, the planning and preparation for your baby can be one of the most thrilling, fun experiences ever. The little clothes are so cute and all that gear looks so helpful. So you buy, register and scoop up any and every little thing you think you need for this journey.

Only the truth is, you need very little to raise a child, and most of these products marketed to parents are useless at best, no matter how much they make you want them. But still, you'll want/think you need them and you'll continue to accumulate them while your been-there-done-that friends and family will roll their eyes and maybe even giggle a bit behind your back. If they're the bold type, they may try to save you from yourself, but more often than not, they'll sit back and wait for you to learn the hard wa ... just like most of us do.

So in case no one else will tell you, here are six silly baby products new moms get suckered into buying.

Baby Products NOT To Buy

What products would you add to the list?

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