Unless you’re one of those supermoms who can push a shopping cart full of groceries and a stroller, chances are your baby is sitting in the cart. And if she’s like most babies, she’ll want to run her little fingers—and perhaps even her mouth—all over it to explore each and every nook and cranny. Yuck.
Keep those nasty germs away and avoid bringing home a bug or two by investing in one of these shopping cart covers.
This Itzy Ritzy Shopping Cart Cover ($65) slips on easily over any-sized shopping cart (even Costco ones), and it’s safe and comfy. A safety belt keeps baby in her seat, and it’s thick and nicely padded. Choose from several stylish designs, and if it gets dirty, go ahead and throw it in the wash.
Want something more budget friendly and low-tech? Try the Kidkusion Gummy Grip Shopping Cart Handle Cover for just $12. The soft rubber grip snaps onto the grocery cart’s handle, so you and baby don’t have to touch what’s lurking underneath.
Find more germ-fighting essentials in our buying guides.
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