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Sunday, January 27 2013 21:18

Li'l Helper Baby Bottle Holder - The Rock Father Review

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I'm always a bit cautious when a new baby product hits my radar. When products get pitched to me here at Rock Father HQ, I don't like to just rush into a review after using the product for a short period of time... I like to live with it awhile, allowing the little ones to interact with it while making my own observations. The Li'l Helper Baby Bottle Holder is one such product - first hitting my radar in November.

Li'l Helper is an ergonomically-designed bottle holder that matches a baby's natural nursing posture. This new diaper bag accessory encourages a baby to grip while nursing, allowing busy parents to multi-task if they so desire. Created by a Dad (the original prototype was fashioned from a plastic tube hanger), I was a little skeptical at first. "Do I really need this?" Honestly, I like feeding baby Finley... and having her tucked into my arms while feeding is part of the bonding and nurturing process. It was time to put the Li'l Helper to the test.
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After over two months of using the Li'l Helper here at Rock Father HQ and beyond, I dig it. It's one of those products that there's a time for. It's not a replacement for quality time between Daddy (or Mommy) and baby, but an assistant... or as in it's name, a little helper. If we're out at about and the baby needs a bottle while she's bundled into her carrier, the Li'l Helper works out. If I'm spending some time playing with the increasingly jealous 3-year-old (blog for another day), the Li'l Helper can do just that. I've used the Li'l Helper at home and on the go, and it works great. It does what it's supposed to, and that says a lot in itself.

HelperDesigned to fit most bottles, the Li'l Helper is a bit of a tight squeeze to get it onto the Avent Naturals bottles that we use, but it does work really well. Originally available in pink or blue, gender-neutral colors such as green and grey are hitting the market right now.

The Li'L Helper is Rock Father-recommended.

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James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade as Publisher of The Rock Father Magazine, he joined Adventure Publishing Group as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider—a destination for all things pop culture. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 25 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

James and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, FOX Business, NBC, ABC, WGN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, BusinessWire, Babble, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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