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.

Flat & Fuzzy

Consider this beribboned bear his new favorite stroller sidekick. Made of sheepskin, it naturally resists dirt and bacteria and won't take up too much space. All the more reason to take it on your next playground run.

Available online at elksandangels.com, $49.

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

— Susan Banchek