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.

Pocket Buddy

Wrapped in a wooly scarf, this giraffe is ready for whatever the weather may bring. And he's sized to fit in the palm of a tiny hand making him the perfect travel companion.

Available online at brimfulshop.com, $22.

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

— Susan Banchek