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.

All Dressed Up

Perch this handmade teddy on a shelf for the ultimate nursery accent. From his jointed limbs to his floral bowtie, he’s made with meticulous craftsmanship.

Available online at etsy.com, $45.

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

— Susan Banchek