If you've never seen one before, a lovie can seem kind of strange. In a nutshell, it's a small blankie with a head on it. Sounds weird, but these beloved transitional objects give babies something fun to touch and cuddle in the crib without the safety concerns of larger plush toys or blankets.

Angel Dear Owl, $13

Bunnies By The Bay Bye Bye Buddy, $15

MiYim Elephant, $15

Restoration Hardware Baby & Child Cow, $24

Under The Nile Blanket Friend, $15 each

Ask your pediatrician about when it's safe to put a toy in your baby's crib.

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