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Mother & Baby Awards 2020 Shortlist

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The Mother&Baby Awards Shortlist 2020 is here!

The Mother&Baby Awards celebrate the best products, stores, and brands, chosen exclusively by you – the mums who actually use them. 

The categories:

Best Baby Carrier/Sling or Back Carrier

  • BABYBJÖRN Baby Carrier Mini, BABYBJÖRN
  • Beco 8, Beco Baby
  • Boba X Buckle Carrier, Boba Inc
  • Caboo +organic Herringbone, Close
  • CUDL, Nuna
  • Explore, Tula
  • FreeRider Eucalyptus Baby Carrier Wrap, FreeRider
  • Omni 360, Ergobaby

Best Baby Food Range / Product

  • BEAR Paws pure fruit & veg shapes, BEAR
  • Cheesy Peasy Pasta, Kiddyum
  • Little Angels Snacking Puffs Range, ASDA
  • Mamia Breakfast Pouch Range, Aldi
  • Mamia Food Pouches Range, Aldi
  • Mini Meal Adventures, Tesco
  • Organic Baby Fruit Pouches Stage 1 Strawberry & Apple, Lupilu, Lidl
  • Stage 2 High in Protein Meals, Little Freddie

Best Baby Monitor

  • AC327 Baby Movement Monitor with Video, Angelcare
  • AC527 Baby Movement Monitor with Video, Angelcare
  • BABY PIXEL, Summer Infant
  • Bluebell Smart Monitoring System, Bluebell
  • BT Smart Video Baby Monitor with 5-inch screen, BT
  • Owlet Smart Sock, Owlet Babycare
  • VTech VM5261 Safe & Sound 5in Pan/Tilt/Zoom Video Monitor, VTech
  • YOO Moov, Babymoov

Baby Skincare Range/Product

  • Adventure Bundle, Toddle
  • Baby Kingdom Luxury Baby Collection, Baby Kingdom
  • Baby Range, Childs farm
  • Bloom and Blossom x The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Bath, Book & Bedtime Range , Bloom and Blossom
  • Core Child Range, Childs farm
  • Good Bubble Baby Hair & Body Wash with Cucumber & Aloe Vera, Good Bubble
  • Little B, Bramley
  • Sun Range, Childs farm

Best Baby Toy

  • Antimicrobial Monkey Teether, Matchstick Monkey
  • Clip Clop Activity Rattle, Playgro
  • ewan Deluxe, Sweet Dreamers
  • First Steps Baby Walker, VTech Electronics
  • Grofriends Light and Sound Sleep Aid, The Gro Company
  • Mini Monkey Teether, Matchstick Monkey
  • Sprout Ware Stacking Cups made from Plants, green sprouts
  • The Tiny and Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Toy, Rainbow Designs
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Best Baby Wipe

  • Aqua Pure Wipes, Pampers
  • Aqua Wipes 100% Biodegradable Plastic Free Baby Wipes, Aqua Wipes
  • Baby Wipes New Born, Lupilu, Lidl
  • Cheeky Wipes Reusable Cloth Baby Wipes - All-In-One Kit, Cheeky Wipes
  • Fragranced, ultra soft like fluffy white clouds, Fred & Flo, TESCO
  • Reusable baby wipes, Little Gubbins
  • Sensitive Baby Wipes 64pk, Mamia, Aldi
  • WaterWipes with Soapberry, WaterWipes

Best Bathtime Product

  • Baby Bedtime Bubbles Organic Tangerine, Childs farm
  • Bamboo Apron Baby Bath Towel, ClevaMama
  • First FlossBrush, Brush-Baby
  • Grotowel, The Gro Company
  • Little Angels Vapour Bath, Little Angels
  • Ramer Ultra Soft Baby Sponge, Ramer Sponges
  • The Shnuggle Bath, Shnuggle
  • Sit & Soak Bath Tub, Munchkin

Best Breast Pump​

  • Baby Bliss Breast pump / Breast Shells Combi-pack, Baby Bliss
  • Elvie Pump, Elvie
  • MAM 2 in 1 Single Breast Pump, MAM UK Ltd
  • NURTURE flexcone electric breast pump and flexcone manual breast pump, vital baby NURTURE
  • Single Electric Breast Pump, Philips
  • Swing Flex Premium Edition, Medela
  • Swing Maxi Flex, Medela
  • Ultimate Double Breast Pump, Nuby

Best Changing Bag

  • baby and beyond change bag, Bambino Mio
  • Green Label Goldie Diaper Backpack, Bouclé, LÄSSIG
  • Green Label Tyve Diaper Backpack, LÄSSIG
  • Greenwich Convertible Backpack, Skip Hop
  • Jennie Travel Changing Bag, Mia Tui
  • Le Sancy Backpack, Babymoov
  • Mama Qucha Nappy Backpack/baby beach bag, Mama Qucha

Best Cots, Cribs or Moses Baskets

  • Chicco Next2Me, Chicco
  • Chicco Next2Me Magic, Chicco
  • Clair de Lune Bedside Crib, Clair de Lune
  • Franklin Convertible Cot & Toddler Bed 3 in 1 - Grey Wash, Mamas & Papas
  • The Little Green Sheep Natural Knitted Moses Basket & Mattress, The Little Green Sheep
  • Sleep & Go, Micralite
  • SnüzPod 3 Bedside Crib, Snüz
  • Stamford Mini Cot Bed, Obaby

Best Feeding Product for Weaning

  • Babycup First Cups, Babycup
  • Colour Me Hungry, Munchkin
  • EasyMat Mini, EasyTots
  • Ice Lolly Moulds 4 Pack, Fred and Flo from TESCO
  • MAM Trainer 2 in 1, MAM UK Ltd
  • Miracle 360 Trainer Cup, Munchkin
  • Nutribaby(+) XL, Babymoov
  • Vital Baby® NOURISH™ weaning and feeding range, Vital Baby®

Best Forward Facing Car Seat

  • Balance, Silver Cross
  • Britax Römer ADVANSAFIX IV R, Britax Römer
  • Britax Römer KIDFIX² S, Britax Römer
  • every stage fx, Joie Baby
  • Kore Pro i-Size, Maxi-Cosi
  • MYTI, Nuna
  • Ostara Fix Seat, Apramo

Best Highchair

  • Classic 2 in 1 highchair, Bebe Style
  • multiply 6in1, Joie Baby
  • Polly Magic Relax, Chicco
  • Up & Down High Chair, Beaba

Best Lightweight Buggy/Stroller

  • Eezy S, Cybex   
  • Etu Plus , CBX
  • Ezeego Stroller, Infababy
  • Globe Max Stroller, Ickle Bubba
  • Metro, Ergobaby
  • PEPP next, Nuna
  • ProFold, Micralite
  • Tourist, Joie Baby

Best Multiple, Twin or Tandem Pushchair

  • Armadillo Twin, Mamas & Papas
  • Coast, Silver Cross
  • Duellette BS Combi, Kids Kargo
  • Nipper Double, Out’n'About

Best New Mum/ Maternity Skincare Products

  • CicaLux - Energized Scar Care for C-Sections, Alvalux Medical
  • Fantastic Skin Elastic, My Expert Midwife
  • HPA Lanolin, Lansinoh
  • Magic Foo Mist, Holistic Kitchen
  • Magnesium Sleep Lotion, BetterYou Ltd
  • No Harm Nipple Balm, My Expert Midwife
  • Purelan 100 lanolin cream, Medela
  • Spritz for Bits, My Expert Midwife

Best Performance Disposable Nappy or Nappy Range

  • Baby Dry Nappies and Nappy Pants, Pampers
  • Eco-Friendly Natural Bamboo Nappies, Bamaboo
  • Fred & Flo Newborn Nappies, Tesco
  • Little Angels First Pants - Peppa Pig Range, ASDA
  • Mamia Nappy Range, Mamia
  • Newborn Nappies Size 1, Lupilu, Lidl
  • Premium Protection Nappies, Pampers
  • Pure Protection Nappies, Pampers

Best Potty Training Product (excluding disposable nappies)

  • BagIt Disposable Nappy Bin, Munchkin
  • My Carry Potty Training Pack, My Carry Potty
  • My Real Potty, Nuby
  • My Size® Potty Train & Transition, Summer Infant
  • Paw Patrol & Peppa Pig Steady Potty, Solution EU
  • Tron Disposable Travel Potty, Tron

Best Pregnancy/Maternity Product

  • Botanico Vida Omega Oil, Botanico Vida
  • DreamWizard, Nuvita
  • HPA Lanolin, Lansinoh
  • Mum To Be Moisturising Bump Butter, nspa
  • No Harm Nipple Balm, My Expert Midwife
  • Organyc Maternity Pads , Organyc
  • Spatone Apple with Vitamin C, Spatone Liquid Iron
  • Spritz for Bits, My Expert Midwife

Best Product For A Newborn – 0-4 months

  • Baby Bath, Nuby
  • baby moisturiser, mildly fragranced, Childs farm
  • Grosnug, The Gro Company
  • The Original Magnetic Onesie, Magnet Mouse
  • Pop-in Newborn Nappy, Close
  • Premium Protection Nappies (sizes 0,1 and 2), Pampers
  • PRIMI PESI, Nuvita
  • Sansa, Joie Baby

Best Product for Bottle Feeding

  • 25 Breast Milk Storage Bags, ASDA Maternity
  • Closer to Nature Bottle, Tommee Tippee
  • Comotomo Baby Bottle, Comotomo
  • Cow & Gate Follow-on milk 6-12 months 800g, Cow & Gate
  • MAM Easy Start Bottle Set, MAM UK
  • Milton Baby Bottle Cleaner, Milton
  • Newborn Natural Starter Set, Philips
  • Perfect Prep Day & Night, Tommee Tippee

Best Product for Breast Feeding (excluding Breast Pumps)

  • Breastfeeding Twinning Sets, Juno Jack's
  • HPA Lanolin, Lansinoh
  • Bshirt Lift the Flap, The Bshirt
  • Nanobébé Starter Set, Nanobébé
  • No Harm Nipple Balm, My Expert Midwife
  • NURTURE easy pour breast milk storage bags, vital baby NURTURE
  • Pop-in Breast Pads, Close
  • Washable Nursing Pads, Lansinoh

Best Pushchair

  • Adorra, Maxi-Cosi
  • Discovery Max Pushchair, Ickle Bubba
  • Hubb, Quinny
  • Journey EDIT Pram and Pushchair, Mothercare
  • litetrax 4, Joie Baby
  • MIXX, Nuna
  • Ocarro, Mamas & Papas
  • Oyster3 Stroller, BabyStyle

Best Rear Facing Car Seat

  • Axkid Minikid, Axkid
  • Cloud Z i-Size, Cybex
  • i-Level, Joie Baby
  • i-Spin 360, Joie Baby
  • Motion, Silver Cross
  • RECARO Zero.1 Elite, RECARO
  • Rock with 3wayFix Base, Maxi-Cosi
  • SlimFit, Graco UK

Best Reusable Nappy

  • Bamboozle Stretch, TotsBots
  • Easyfit, TotsBots
  • miosolo all-in-one nappy, Bambino Mio

Best Safety Product

  • CosieNosie Nasal Aspirator, Munchkin
  • Easy Fit Plus Deluxe Safety Gate, Lindam
  • Flat Step Gate, Safety 1st
  • Groegg2, The Gro Company
  • Key lockable window restrictor, Jackloc
  • Luxury Pocket Sprung Mattress, Slumberland
  • Airflow Pocket Sprung Mattress – by Relyon
  • Splash About UV FloatSuit, Splash About

Best Sleep Product

  • Babymoov Doomoo Cocoon, Babymoov
  • Comfi-Love Signature, CuddleCo
  • Dakota Toddler Bed, East Coast Nursery
  • kubbie sleep plus daydreamer, Joie Baby
  • Lily & Mortimer Organic Cot Sheets & Muslin Swaddles, Lily & Mortimer
  • MAM Night Soother 0+, MAM UK
  • Moon And Stars Cotbed Fitted Sheet, George Home
  • Quilted Spring Mattress, Naturalmat

Best Swimming Product

  • 3 in 1 swim, strawberry & organic mint, Childs farm
  • ASDA Little Angels Swim Range, ASDA Little Angels 
  • Pampers Splashers Swim Nappy, Pampers
  • Pop-in Beach All-in-one, Close 
  • Splash About New Happy Nappy, Splash About
  • Sustainable baby all-in-one sun protection swimsuit, Noma Swimwear
  • swim nappy and swim rash top, Bambino Mio
  • Water Babies Bubba swim float, Water Babies

Best Teething Product

  • Boo the Bunny, Rooba
  • Chewable Toothbrush, Brush-Baby
  • Lion Teether, Matchstick Monkey
  • Nana & Corn Teethers, Nuby
  • Sophie la girafe - Il Etait une fois (Once upon a time) Gift Box, Vulli
  • Teething Toy, Matchstick Monkey
  • Yogis Teether, Nuby

Best Toddler Toy

  • Fisher-Price Bounce and Spin Puppy, Fisher-Price
  • Giraffes in Scarves, Orchard Toys
  • Learning Friends 100 Words Book, LeapFrog Toys
  • My First Animal Brick Box, LEGO DUPLO
  • Number Street, Orchard Toys
  • SmartMax - My First Totem, SmartMax
  • Toot-Toot Friends Kingdom Pirate Ship, VTech Electronics
  • Tranquil Turtle, Cloud b

Best Travel Product Over £30

  • All-new Fire 7 Kids Edition (+3 Yrs), Amazon
  • Car Shades - Rear Passenger Door Set, Car Shades
  • Flossi the Flamingo Trunki, Trunki
  • Hippychick Waterproof Memory Foam Travel Pillow, Hippychick
  • kubbie sleep, Joie Baby
  • Puddlepac Lined All-in-One, Muddy Puddles
  • SENA aire, Nuna

Best Travel Product Under £30

  • Baby Uma Buggy Clips (2 Pack), Baby Uma
  • Captain Steel Active Cup, Nuby
  • Cover Me Multi-Use Cover, Cover Me Baby
  • Insulated Stainless Steel Food Jar, Nuby
  • ASDA Little Angels 5 Microwave Sterilising Bags, ASDA Little Angels
  • SnoozeShade Original, SnoozeShade
  • Splash About Go Splash Swim Vest, Splash About
  • Splash About UV Sun & Sea Wetsuit, Splash About

Best Travel System

  • Hubb with Hux Carrycot and Maxi-Cosi Pebble Plus, Quinny
  • Leotie Lux, cbx
  • Trio Best Friend, Chicco
  • ULTIMO 3 in 1 Travel System, Infababy
  • VISTA Travel System (inc MESA i-Size Car Seat), UPPAbaby
  • YPSI COMBO System (inc Primo Viaggio i-Size Car Seat), PEG PEREGO

Best Value Disposable Nappy or Nappy Range

  • Extra Large Nappies Size 6, Lupilu, Lidl
  • Fred & Flo Newborn Nappies, Tesco
  • Junior Nappies Size 5, Lupilu, Lidl
  • Little Angels First Pants, ASDA
  • Mamia Nappy Range, Mamia, Aldi
  • Midi Nappies Size 3, Lupilu, Lidl
  • Newborn Nappies Size 1, Lupilu, Lidl

Innovation of the Year

  • Baby Formula Prep Kettle with Built-in Thermostat, ÜneeQbaby
  • BT Smart Video Baby Monitor with 5-inch screen, BT
  • Jade with 3wayFix Base, Maxi-Cosi
  • No Knock Cup, Tommee Tippee
  • NURTURE pro UV steriliser & dryer, vital baby NURTURE
  • Owlet Smart Sock, Owlet Babycare
  • The Shnuggle Air Bedside Crib and Shnuggle Air Cot, Shnuggle

Retailer of the Year

  • Amazon 
  • Argos 
  • Boots 
  • Debenhams 
  • Gap 
  • H&M
  • John Lewis  
  • JoJo Maman Bébé 
  • Littlewoods 
  • Marks & Spencer 
  • Mamas & Papas 
  • Matalan 
  • Mothercare 
  • Next 
  • Primark 
  • Shop Direct 
  • Superdrug 
  • TK Maxx 
  • Very 
  • Zara

Supermarket of the Year

  • Aldi 
  • Asda 
  • Co-op 
  • Iceland 
  • Lidl 
  • Morrisons 
  • Ocado 
  • Sainsbury's 
  • Tesco 
  • Waitrose


While training as a journalist at the University of Gloucestershire for 3 years, she was nominated for the Best Feature Category at the Midlands Student’s Media Awards this year, and Head of News and Social Media for the university’s radio station, Tone Radio. Ellie has been published by the likes of Heatworld, Heart, Gloucestershire Live, and ITV West Country. 

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