Getting a whole home ready for a new little one can be an expensive proposition, but these tried-and-true Ikea pieces can go along way toward getting your house ready for a new arrival—or a growing toddler. Did I miss any of your favorites?
image-399 1 of 10Leka Baby Gym - $25
Most baby gyms are gawdy, but this one is wooden and adorable.
image-409 2 of 10Bekvam Step Stool - $15
It's an adult world, make it a little easier to get around (or at least to reach the sink.)
image-400 3 of 10Kladd Baby Bib - $4
Cheap, easy and good looking. We buy them in bulk.
image-401 4 of 10Antilop Highchair - $20
This no frills high chair is perfect. Easy to wipe down and no place for food to hide, and you can't beat the price.
image-402 5 of 10Ekorre Toddle Wagon Walker - $20
When the baby is learning to walk this clever walker has resistance for slow steps. Then when he is older it is a wagon to push his toys around in.
image-403 6 of 10Expedit Bookcase - $130
This shelf made our list because it is perfect for toy filled storage bins. It's pretty much like cubby holes from kindergarten.
image-404 7 of 10Forsiktig Childrens Stool - $4
This tiny footstool is perfect to tuck away in the bathroom.
image-405 8 of 10Gulliver Crib - $130
This crib is no frills and a beautiful simple design. Wins against those fancy cribs all the time.
image-406 9 of 10Rens Sheepskin - $20
These look great around the living room for another soft place to lay the baby but they are dangerous to keep in cribs and bassinets.
image-407 10 of 10Smila Mane Wall Lamp - $10
This wall lamp emits soft light and is tamper proof against little hands.