With a new baby on the way, it can feel overwhelming when you turn to friends and family and ask them plainly, "What should we get?" There are the basics everyone will suggest you buy - a crib, changing pad, diapers - and then there's the other stuff . . . the cutting edge, tech-first, family favorites that make life just a little bit easier. So whether you're looking for a new baby monitor or a twist on a bassinet, here is the best baby gear for the year.