From Cubcoats to Strollers, Hilary Duff Shows PEOPLE Her Favorite Parenting Products

Mom of two Hilary Duff gives PEOPLE exclusive details on some of her favorite products for her newborn daughter, her 6½-year-old son — and herself

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SOOTHING FEELS

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As a parent of two, Hilary Duff — who welcomed daughter Banks Violet on Oct. 25 and is also mom to son Luca Cruz, 6½ — is always prepared.

Now, she shares with PEOPLE a few of her favorite products, starting with one of the items she turns to as she breastfeeds her new bundle of joy.

"Every nursing mama needs this for sure!" says Duff, 31.

Buy It! Motherlove Nipple Cream, $11; amazon.com

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STAYING HYDRATED

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"I drink A TON of water, especially when I'm pregnant and nursing — I probably refill my S'well 10 times a day," says the Younger star. "I love all of their fun prints and colors!"

Buy It! S'well Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle, $28 & up; amazon.com

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JACK(ET) OF ALL TRADES

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"These are the greatest, especially for travel," Duff tells PEOPLE. "They're a sweatshirt, a pillow and a plushie in one!"

Buy It! Cubcoats, $50; cubcoats.com (Marvel's Spider-Man version, pictured, $50; cubcoats.com)

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SKIN SALVE-Y

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"I started using this on Banks — it's an all-natural product," says the actress and singer. "I love it so much now I use it on Luca too!"

Buy It! Baeo Bare Butter, $19; baeo.com

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MAMA'S LITTLE SLEEPER

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"I don't know what I would do without the DockATot!" says Duff. "I change her diaper in it and when I need to step away I know she's safe chillin' in there for a bit."

Buy It! DockATot Deluxe, $175 & up; amazon.com

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SNUG AS A BUG

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"I pride myself in being a swaddle master," says the Lizzie McGuire alum. "Aden + Anais classic swaddles are my favorites! Both of my babies have felt happy, secure and calm in them."

Buy It! Aden + Anais classic swaddle baby blankets, $50 for a set of four; amazon.com

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TRAVELING LIKE A PRO

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"The UPPAbaby Vista and Mesa combo is just a dream of a system — so easy and smooth," she raves. "I didn't even have to open the manual!"

Buy It! 2018 UPPAbaby Vista Stroller in Jake, $930; amazon.com and 2018 UPPAbaby Mesa Infant Car Seat in Jake, $300; amazon.com

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A LITTLE SPRITZ

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"When you sit in your home and nurse a baby all day long and want some good energy or have a bunch of kids over for a play date — this was made for you!" Duff tells PEOPLE.

"I love Palo Santo but don't have time to walk around burning wood sticks all day long!" she jokes.

Buy It! Palo Santo Spray, $11; etsy.com

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FORGET ME KNOT

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"I live in L.A. where it's never too too cold, so these little top knots are the perfect weight and look so damn cute on Banks!" says the proud mama.

Buy It! Top Knots baby headwear, $24; topknots.co

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THE SECRET INGREDIENT

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"I haven't used this yet for Banks but it used to be a staple in my diaper bag," says Duff, "and when she's old enough, I know I'll use it for her too. It's great for gassy babies, fussy babies and babies who get hiccups all the time."

Buy It! Mommy's Bliss Night Time Gripe Water, $8; amazon.com

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