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Mother & Baby Awards 2019 Shortlist

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From pushchairs to car seats, breast pumps to nappies, developmental toys to healthy baby food, the Mother & Baby Awards put all your essential baby purchases to the test. Here at Mother & Baby, we believe products should be tested by real baby experts – mums and dads, just like you! This year our awards are bigger and better than ever and we are proud to bring you the shortlist for your 2019 Mother & Baby award winners.

For the last 25 years, our army of mummy testers have been rigorously testing hundreds of pregnancy, maternity, baby and toddler products, to bring you the definitive list of the purchases worth investing in. From the new innovations to the products they couldn’t live without, you can rest assured every product on this list has been put through its paces and made the cut.

We will announce the winners of the Mother & Baby Awards 2019 on November 27th. In the meantime, don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for all the Awards news.

The full Mother and Baby award shortlist 2019:

Best Baby Carrier/Sling or Back Carrier:

  • Close Caboo + Cotton Blend Carrier
  • Ergobaby Omni 360 Baby Carrier
  • Ergobaby Omni 360 Cool Air Mesh Baby Carrier
  • FreeRider Baby Carrier Wrap
  • Free-to-Grow Baby Carrier, Tula
  • Infantino Carry On Back Carrier
  • Mamaruga Zensling
  • Toddler Carrier, Tula

Best Baby Food Range/Product:

  • Aldi Mamia Organic Fruit Pots - Apple and Pear
  • Babease Stage 2 Complete Meals
  • Ella’s Kitchen ‘Love Veg’ Range (first tastes + vegetable-only flavours)
  • Kendamil Stage 3 Toddler Milk 12-36 Months
  • Kiddyum Frozen Meals
  • Lidl Lupilu Organic Fruit Baby Food Pouches Stage 1, Bananas & Apples
  • Lidl Lupilu Organic Fruit & Vegetable Baby Food Pouches Stage 1, Butternut Squash, Apples, Carrots & Prunes
  • Lidl Lupilu Organic Fruit & Vegetable Baby Food Pouches Stage 1, Sweet Potato, Pumpkin, Apples & Blueberries
  • Organix Goodies Toddler Puffs

Best Baby Monitor:

  • Angelcare AC517 Baby Movement Monitor, with Video and Sound
  • BT Audio Baby Monitor 450 Lightshow
  • BT Video Baby Monitor 6000
  • MBP50 Video Baby Monitor with Large 5-inch Parent Display Unit
  • Nurofen for Children FeverSmart™ Temperature Monitor
  • Snuza Hero MD Portable Baby Breathing Monitor
  • BabyView Eco Flex Baby Monitor, SEW-3048 Wisenet
  • BabyView Eco PT Monitor, SEW-3049, Wisenet

Best Baby Skincare Range/Product:

  • AVEENO® Baby Daily Care Baby Hair & Body Wash
  • Bepanthen Nappy Care Ointment
  • Childs Farm Toiletries for Baby & Child
  • FrezyDerm Baby Cream
  • Kit & Kin's baby bundle
  • M&Y New Baby Safe & Sound Range
  • Sukin Baby Range
  • Weleda Baby Calendula Collection

Best Baby Toy:

  • Dynamic Gymini
  • Fisher-Price® 2-in-1 Sit-to-Stand Activity Centre
  • The Gro Company, Grofriends Light and Sound Sleep Aid
  • Little Senses Glowing Stacking Rings
  • Matchstick Monkey Teething Toy
  • Seaside Spinning Top
  • Skip Hop Explore & More Follow Bee Crawl Toy
  • Taf Toys Laptoy Activity Centre

Best Baby Wipe:

  • ASDA Little Angels Sensitive Cotton Soft Baby Wipes
  • Aqua Wipes
  • Lidl Lupilu Wet Wipes - Comfort
  • Lidl Lupilu Wet Wipes - Sensitive
  • Aldi Mamia Extra Sensitive Baby Wipes 60pk
  • Pampers Sensitive Protect Wipes
  • Tesco Loves Baby Ultra Soft Fragrance Free Wipes
  • Tesco Loves Baby Ultra Soft Fragranced Wipes

Best Bathtime Product:

  • Aldi Mamia Bedtime Bath & Shampoo
  • Brush-Baby Teething Toothpaste
  • Childs Farm Baby Bedtime Bubbles
  • The Gro Company Groswaddledry
  • Skip Hop Moby Waterfall Bath Rinser
  • The Original Cuddledry® Handsfree Baby Bath Towel
  • The Shnuggle Bath
  • Water Babies Bath Book 1-2-3 Bubba in the Sea

Best Breast Pump:

  • Lansinoh® Manual Breast Pump
  • Lansinoh® 2in1 Double Electric Breast Pump
  • MAM UK Manual Breast Pump
  • MAM UK 2in1 Single Breast Pump
  • Medela Swing Maxi
  • Medela Swing Pump & Feed
  • Nuby Natural Touch Ultimate Breast Pump
  • Philips Avent Single Electric Breast Pump

Best Changing Bag:

  • ABC Design Style & Jet Set Changing Bag Range
  • Diono Tote Bag
  • Jennie Travel Changing Bag
  • Mothercare Little Bird by Jools Oliver changing bag
  • Nuna Diaper Bag
  • PinkLining WonderBag
  • Skip Hop Greenwich Simply Chic Changing Backpack
  • Zellie Adventure Bag

Best Cots, Cribs or Moses Baskets:

  • Chicco Next2Me Dream
  • Chicco Next2Me
  • Obaby Stamford Cot Bed
  • PurFlo Keep Me Close Breathable Bedside Crib
  • Shnuggle Dreami® Clever Bay Sleeper
  • SnüzPod 3 Bedside Crib

Best Disposable Pant:

  • ASDA Little Angels First Pants
  • Boots Baby Easy on Pants
  • Co-op Disposable Pant Range Sizes 5 & 6
  • HUGGIES® Pull-Ups
  • Aldi Mamia Ultra Dry Easy Pants Size 5
  • Pampers Baby-Dry Pants
  • Pampers Premium Active Fit Pants

Best Feeding Product for Weaning:

  • Bamboo Bamboo Suction Bowl and Spoon Set
  • Bibetta Weaning Pack
  • ClevaMama ClevaFeed
  • Doddl Cutlery
  • Ella’s Kitchen| Carrots, Peas + Kale | Love Veg Puree
  • Mothercare Weaning Range
  • TUM TUM Baby Weaning Set
  • Vital Baby BabyFood Pro

Best Forward Facing Car Seat:

  • Bebe Style Group 1 2 3 Car Seat
  • Ickle Bubba Solar 1-2-3 Isofix and Recline Car Seat
  • Joie Bold
  • Joie Elevate 2
  • Kiddy Guardianfix 3
  • Maxi-Cosi AxissFix Air
  • Peg Perego Viaggio 2-3 Flex

Best Highchair:

  • Bebe Style Classic 2 in 1 Highchair
  • Bebe Style Swivel Highchair
  • Chicco Polly Magic Relax
  • Joie Mimzy Snacker
  • Joie Multiply
  • Peg Perego Prima Pappa Zero3

Best Lightweight Buggy/Stroller:

  • Cybex Eezy S Twist
  • Familidoo Air
  • Joie Pact Flex Signature
  • Maxi-Cosi Laika
  • Mothercare Little Bird by Jools Oliver, Roll stroller
  • My Babiie Dreamiie by Samantha Faiers MBX6 Wave Pushchair
  • Silver Cross Jet

Best Multiple, Twin or Tandem Pushchair:

  • ABC Design Zoom Tandem
  • Bumprider Connect
  • Cuggl Elm Forward Facing Twin Pushchair
  • Kids Kargo Fitty Jogger DS Combi + Tan Handle set
  • Nuna Demi Grow
  • Out 'n' About Nipper Double V4

Best New Mum/ Maternity Skincare Products:

  • FrezyDerm Reconstria Cream
  • Kit & Kin Breast Balm
  • Lansinoh® HPA Lanolin
  • Mama Mio The Tummy Rub Butter
  • My Expert Midwife Mum To Be Gift Set
  • nSpa Mum To Be Nourishing Stretch Mark Oil
  • Science of Skin Solution for Stretch Marks

Best Performance Disposable Nappy or Nappy Range:

  • Aldi Mamia Nappy Range
  • ASDA Little Angels Newborn
  • Baby Ocado Size 4 Ultra Dry Nappies 50 per pack
  • Eco by Naty Nappies
  • Kit & Kin Eco Nappies
  • Morrisons Nutmeg Ultra Dry ACTIVE Nappy
  • M&Y Nappychat Nappies
  • Pampers Premium Protection

Best Potty Training Product (excluding disposable nappies):

  • Charlie Banana 2-in-1 Swim Diaper & Training Pants w/snaps Dinosaurs
  • ClevaMama ClevaBed Waterproof Mattress Protector
  • OXO Tot Potty Chair
  • OXO Tot 2-in-1 Go Potty
  • Solution EU Peppa Pig & Paw Patrol Steady Potty
  • Splash About Splash Jammers
  • Summer Infant My Size® Potty
  • Tot on the Pot

Best Pregnancy/Maternity Product:

  • Belly Bandit Upsie Maternity Support Belt
  • Bio-Oil
  • Cake Maternity Cotton Candy Seamless Sleep / Yoga Maternity & Nursing Bra
  • ClevaMama Mum2Me Maternity Pillow & Sleep Pod
  • CuddleCo Comfi-Mum Feeding Pillow
  • Green People Organic Babies Soothing Nipple Balm 50ml
  • Lansinoh® HPA Lanolin
  • Spatone Apple

Best Product For A Newborn – 0-4 months:

  • Aden + Anais Classic Swaddles
  • Bambino Mio Swaddling Blankets
  • JayceeBaby Perfectly Padded Baby Playmat
  • Mama Designs cellular blanket
  • MAM UK Night 0+M Soother
  • Merifor Moses Basket Mattress
  • Roots + Wings Organic Merino Swaddle Wrap Blanket
  • Sleepyhead of Sweden Sleepyhead Deluxe+

Best Product for Bottle Feeding:

  • Aldi Mamia Follow-On Formula Milk
  • Comotomo Baby Bottle
  • MAM UK Easy Start Anti Colic Bottle 2pk
  • Nuby Natural Touch Easy Latch Anti Colic Bottles
  • Philips Avent Natural 9oz Bottle
  • Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Complete Feeding Set
  • Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Feeding Bottles
  • Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Day & Night

Best Product for Breast Feeding (excluding Breast Pumps):

  • Chico Jack's Breastfeeding Twinning Sets
  • ClevaMama ClevaCushion 10 in 1 Nursing Pillow
  • Lansinoh® Disposable Nursing Pads with Blue Lock™ Core
  • Lansinoh® HPA Lanolin
  • Lansinoh® Thera°Pearl® 3-in-1 Breast Therapy
  • MAM UK Nipple Shields
  • My Expert Midwife No Harm Nipple Balm
  • Weleda Nipple Balm

Best Pushchair:

  • Diono Quantum2, Carrycot & Travel Stand
  • Joie Mytrax Flex Signature
  • Joolz Hub
  • Maxi-Cosi Adorra
  • Mutsy i2
  • Nuna MIXX
  • Out 'n' About Nipper Single V4
  • UPPAbaby MINU

Best Rear Facing Car Seat:

  • BEBYLUX DIAMANTÊ iSize Group 0+
  • Britax Römer DUALFIX i-SIZE
  • Cosatto Come and Go
  • Cozy N Safe Merlin -Signature Range
  • Joie i-Level
  • Joie Spin 360 Signature
  • Joie Stages FX
  • Maxi-Cosi Rock & 2wayFix base
  • Nuna REBL plus

Best Reusable Nappy:

  • Bambino Mio Miosolo All-In-One Nappy
  • Close Pop-in New Gen V2 Reusable Nappy
  • Ecobebé All in 2 Nappy System
  • NaturalMamma Sunny Day
  • TotsBots Bamboozle Stretch
  • TotsBots Easyfit STAR

Best Safety Product:

  • Boots Ear Thermometer
  • Mini First Aid Family First Aid Kit
  • Reylon Mothercare Airflow Pocket Spring Mattress
  • Safety First SecurTech Flat Step
  • Slumbertime Luxury Pocket Sprung Mattress
  • Splash About UV FloatSuit
  • The Gro Company Groegg2
  • Tommee Tippee No Touch Forehead Thermometer

Best Sleep Product:

  • East Coast Cleaner Sleep Micro Pocket Spring Mattress
  • George Home 2PK 100% Cotton Jersey Fitted Sheets
  • George Home Cotbed Mattress Protector
  • Merifor Serenity Cot Mattress
  • Reylon Mothercare Airflow Pocket Sprung Mattress
  • Silentnight Safe Nights Superior Pocket Cot Bed Mattress
  • Slumberland Slumbertime Luxury Pocket Sprung Mattress
  • The Gro Company Grobag Baby Sleep Bag

Best Swimming Product:

  • ASDA Little Angels Swim Pants
  • Childs Farm 3 in 1 Swim
  • Close Pop-in Baby Cosy Suit
  • Huggies Little Swimmers
  • Konfidence Babywarma
  • Splash About New Happy Nappy

Best Toddler Toy:

  • Fisher-Price® Laugh & Learn® Servin’ Up Fun Food Truck
  • LeapFrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart
  • My 1st Years Personalised Pull Along Caterpillar
  • Orange Tree Toys Winnie the Pooh Puzzle Train
  • Orchard Toys Look and Find...Number
  • Orchard Toys One Dog, Ten Frogs
  • PLAYMOBIL 9118 Pirate Ship
  • VTech Toot-Toot Drivers Fire Station

Best Travel Product Over £25:

  • A Little Bit Brilliant SpaceCot
  • Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet (+3 years)
  • Apramo Flippa Dining Booster
  • BabyHub SleepSpace
  • Benbat Yummigo2 Feed & Go Booster Seat
  • Car Shades
  • Cuggl Deluxe Superlight Travel Cot
  • The Gro Company Groromper

Best Travel Product Under £25:

  • ASDA Little Angels Microwave Sterilising Bags
  • CuddleCo Comfi-Cush Memory Foam Stroller Liner
  • Nibbling Jewellery Jet Set Dummy Clip
  • Nuby UberDummy with Steri Pods
  • Philips Avent Steam Steriliser Bags
  • Skip Hop Grab & Go Luxe Stroller Organiser
  • Splash About Go Splash Swim Vest
  • The Gro Company Travel Grobag Baby Sleep Bag

Best Travel System:

  • ABC Design Salsa 4
  • Baby Jogger City Tour LUX
  • BabyStyle Egg
  • Cosatto Wow
  • Cybex Balios S 3-in-1 Travel System
  • Ickle Bubba Stomp V4 Special Edition All in One Travel System with Isofix Base
  • Maxi-Cosi Zelia
  • Mothercare Journey

Best Value Disposable Nappy or Nappy Range:

  • ASDA Little Angels Comfort & Protect
  • ASDA Little Angels Newborn
  • Lidl Lupilu Extra Large Active Plus Pants, Size 6
  • Lidl Lupilu Junior Nappies Box, Size 5
  • Lidl Lupilu Junior Nappies Plus, Size 5+
  • Lidl Lupilu Maxi Nappies
  • Lidl Lupilu Maxi Nappies Box, Size 4
  • Morrisons Nutmeg Ultra Dry Nappy

Innovation of the Year:

  • Flexi Holder
  • Joie Mytrax FlexSignature
  • Lumie Bedbug
  • MAM UK 2in1 Single Breast Pump
  • Maxi-Cosi AxissFix Air
  • Nuna PIPA lite lx
  • Nurofen for Children FeverSmart™ Temperature Monitor
  • Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Day & Night

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