Wanted: a companion who loves to snuggle, take stroller rides and soothe meltdowns. Found: our selection of plush pals that do all of these things, plus make great baby gifts. Click through our album to check out the cutest stuffed animals around.

Bear Necessity

True, it’s a splurge. But we think this linen teddy’s artsy print and muted colors scream heirloom status.

Available online at lintprint.bigcartel.com, $100.

Have you found a snuggle-worthy first stuffed animal? Let us know in the Comments!

— Susan Banchek