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.

The Classic

When it comes to stuffed animals, it doesn't get more iconic than Steiff. Around for more than a century, the company continues to win over hearts with its simple, yet awesome bears like this one.

Available online at steiffusa.com, $29.95.

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

— Susan Banchek