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M&B Awards 2016 Shortlist

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Mother&Baby Awards 2016

From pushchairs to car seats, breast pumps to nappies, toys to baby food, the M&B Awards puts all your essential baby purchases to the test - and here is the M&B Awards 2016 shortlist. 

Our army of mums has been rigorously testing hundreds of pregnancy, maternity, baby and toddler products, to bring you the definitive list of purchases you should invest in. 

We will announce the winners of the M&B Awards 2016 on December 3rd. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more Awards news. 

The categories: 

Best Pushchairs & Prams
Best Car Seats
Best Travel Products
Best Feeding Products
Best Nursery Products
Best Toiletries
Best Toys
Best Products For Mum
Innovation of the year & Special Awards

Best Pushchair

Baby Jogger City Mini Zip    
BRITAX Affinity        
Mothercare Orb Pram and Pushchair       
Mountain Buggy Urban Jungle The Luxury Collection 
Out 'n' About Nipper Single V4   
Stokke Trailz          
Thule Urban Glide   
UPPAbaby Cruz 2015         

Best Travel System

ABC Design Mamba 
Concord Neo Special Edition travel set      
Cosatto Giggle 2 (3-in-1 Travel System)   
CYBEX PRIAM           
The Egg     
Hauck Fun For Kids Limited Malibu XL All in One 
Joie Chrome Plus
UPPAbaby Vista 2015  

Best Lightweight Buggy/Stoller

ABC Design Takeoff 
Cosatto Supa Stroller           
CYBEX Agis M-Air 4 
Kiddicare Deko Stroller Liquorice Squares 
Mamas & Papas Armadillo XT                   
Out 'n' About Little Nipper 
Silver Cross Reflex   

Best Multiple, Twin or Tandem Pushchair or Accessory

ABC Design Zoom Tandem 
Bumprider Sit           
Obaby Zezu Multi Tandem 
Out 'n' About Nipper Double V4    
UPPAbaby Vista 2015          

Best Car Seat 0+        

CYBEX Cloud Q    
Joie i-Gemm                                           
Kiddicare Shuffle SP Group 0/1 Car Seat Honeycomb Black (NO LONGER AVAILABLE) 
Maxi-Cosi Pebble Plus        

Best Car Seat Group 1+

BeSafe Combi X4                                   
Britax KING II ATS                
Concord Reverso I-Size
Cosatto Hug Group 123       
Joie i-Anchor   
Joie Stages                           
Maxi-Cosi 2wayPearl with 2wayFix Base  
Maxi-Cosi AxissFix                 

Best Baby Carrier/Sling or Back Carrier

BABYBJÖRN Baby Carrier One 
Close Caboo NCT              
Ergobaby 360 Bundle of Joy         
LILLEbaby Complete All Seasons
LittleLife Adventurer Child Carrier
Thule Sapling Elite Child Carrier 
we made me Ltd Wuti Wrap         

Best Travel Product Over £25

BearHug My First ReadyBed       
Chicco Lullago           
Diono Ultra Mat Deluxe  
Junior Traveller Sit n Stroll 
LittleLife Snugglepod           
Melobaby all-in-one nappy wallet & change mat         
SnoozeShade Plus Deluxe 
Trunki Made for Me      

Best Travel Product Under £25

Bambino Mio reusable swim nappy          
LittleLife Ultralight Poncho Towels  
Milton Mini Portable Soother Steriliser     
The Gro Company Travel Grobag   
The Shrunks Inflatable Bed Guard
The Splash About Anti Bacterial Changing Mat        
Trunki ToddlePak
Vital Baby Aquaint Sanitising Water          

Best Changing Bag

Babymoov City Changing bag     
Lässig Green Label Neckline Bag    
Melobaby Melotote chevron grey 
Momymoo Solo Baby Changing Bag - Abacus       
OiOi Eclipse Dot Tote 
PacaPod Idaho         
Skip Hop Duo Special Edition        

Best Baby Food Range/Product

Ella’s Kitchen ‘First Tastes Veg’ range
Ella’s Kitchen ‘six months’ range   
HiPP Organic stage 1 pouches        
Kiddylicious Wafers 
Little Angels Organic Plain Biscotti 
Little Dish      
Mamia Apple & Pear Fruit Pots      
Organix Goodies Chunky Fruit Bars           

Best Double Breast Pump

Ameda Purely Your Lactaline Double Electric Breast Pump        
Lansinoh 2 in 1 Double Electric Breast Pump 
Medela Swing Maxi    

Best Electric Breast Pump

Lansinoh Single Electric Breast Pump   
Medela Swing Essentials Pack        
Nuby Natural Touch Digital Breast Pump 
NUK Luna Electric Breast Pump    
Philips Avent Comfort Single Electric Breast Pump 

Best Manual Breast Pump

Lansinoh Manual Breast Pump
MAM Breast Feeding & Steriliser Set                 
Medela Harmony        

Best Product for Bottle Feeding

Comotomo Bottle  
Lansinoh NaturalWave Breastmilk Feeding Bottle & Teat (160ml/240ml)    
MAM 260ml Anti Colic Bottles (4 pack)
Milton Solo Travel Steriliser
Mothercare Innosense Wide Neck Bottle  
Nuby Natural Touch Decorated Bottles (6 pack) 
Philips Avent Classic+ Anti-Colic Feeding Bottle   
Tommee tippee closer to nature Black Perfect Prep Machine    

Best Product for Breastfeeding (excluding Breast Pumps)

Bravado Designs Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra           
ClevaMama 10 in 1 ClevaCushion
Frugi's organic cotton Summer tie breastfeeding dress  
Lansinoh Disposable Nursing Pads
Lansinoh HPA Lanolin         
Lorna Drew Nursing Lingerie The Grace Nursing Bra     
Mama Designs Bamboo Washable Breast Pads       
Nuby All Natural Medical Grade Nipple Lanolin 

Best Highchair

Cosatto Noodle Supa Highchair      
East Coast Curve Multi-Height Highchair  
Joie Mimzy
Micuna OVO Highchair        
moodelli Growi 
OXO Tot Sprout highchair   
Stokke Steps           
Stokke Tripp Trapp  

Best Feeding Product for Weaning

BÉABA Babycook Solo          
Brother Max Complete Weaning Set         
MAM Starter Cup
Munchkin Click Lock Tip & Sip Straw Cup 7oz/207ml 
Munchkin Miracle 360° Trainer Cup           
NUK Magic Cup        
Tommee tippee Non-Spill Cups 
Vital Baby 8 piece Start Weaning Kit                    

Best Nursery Product

Babies 'R' Us Jungle Friends Nursery Bedding 
BreathableBaby Mesh Cot Liner    
HelloHome StarBright Toddler Bed
NightyNite Easychange Supreme Cot Mattress         
Silentnight Safe Nights Memory Wool Mattress   
Suncrest Jolly Jamboree Bedding Bale              
The Gro Company Gro-hush           
VTech Baby Sleepy Bear Sweet Dreams  

Best Bathtime Product

Angelcare Soft-Touch Bath Support           
Brother Max Finn Bath & Room Thermometer    
Brush-Baby Teething Toothpaste 
Munchkin White Hot Inflatable Safety Duck Bath         
Nuby Scoop N Spin Bath Toy 
Superdrug My Little Star Sleeptime Baby Bath    
Tesco Loves Baby Bath and Room Thermometer 
The original Cuddledry baby bath towel  

Best Bouncy Chair/Rocker or Seat

4moms mamaRoo    
BabaBing! LoBo2      
BabyBjorn Bouncer Balance Soft 
Babymoov Swoon Up           
Chicco Balloon
Fisher-Price Rainforest Friends Take-Along Swing & Seat          
Summer Infant Super Seat Forest Friends           
Tiny Love 3-in-1 Rocker Napper    

Best Baby Monitor

Angelcare AC1100 Digital Video, Movement & Sound Monitor  
Babymoov Babycamera 0% Emission
BT Baby Monitor 350 Lightshow   
BT Video Baby Monitor 7500 Lightshow  
D-Link EyeOn Baby Monitor
Motorola MBP36S Digital Video Monitor   
Motorola MBP853 Connect 
Summer Infant Baby Touch Edge   

Best Safety Product

Babybundle 2 or 4 Sided Cot Wrap    
Boots Pharmaceuticals Non-Contact Thermometer    
Brother Max 2-in-1 Thermometer    
Lindam Push To Shut Extending Metal Safety Gate    
LittleLife Disney Toddler Daysacks    
Summer Infant Pop N Play portable play pen    
Tesco Loves Baby Bath and Room Thermometer               

Best Cots, Cribs or Moses Baskets

Boori Dawn Expandable     
Chicco Next2Me
Clair de Lune Cotton Candy Grey Noah Pod      
Knuma Huddle 4 in 1 Bedside Crib 
Kiddicare Woodhouse Sleigh Cotbed White         
Obaby Lincoln Sleigh Mini Cot Bed
Tutti Bambini Milan Cot Bed  

Best Potty Training Product

Charlie Banana 2-in-1 Swim Diaper and Training Pants with Snaps     
HUGGIES Pull-Ups    
Mamia Toddler Wipes - Sensitive - Fragrance Free         
My Carry Potty Bumblebee
OXO Tot 2-in-1 go potty      
Pampers Premium Protection Easy Up Pants
Squid Soap    

Best Product For A Newborn – 0-3 months

Ergobaby Swaddler  
Halilit Taf Toys Musical Sleepy Pals           
Mamia Swim Pants  
Pampers Premium Protection New Baby  
Stérimar Baby          
Tesco Loves Baby Newborn Nappies         
The Gro Company Gro-snug           
TotsBots Teenyfit     

Best Sleep Product

Airwrap Stars           
Boots Baby Dreamtime Bath           
Kiddicare Sweet Dreams Spring Interior Mattress 140 x 70cm
Red Castle Cocoonababy  
Silentnight Safe Nights Memory Wool Mattress   
The Cuddle Company Patchwork Cuddle Blanket           
The Gro Company Grobag   
The Little Green Sheep Organic Mattress Protector   

Best Disposable Nappy or Nappy Brand

ASDA Little Angels Supreme Protection    
Boots Baby Super Dry Nappies      
just4bums Mini Disposable Nappies (Size 2)       
Mamia Newborn Nappies   
Mamia Ultra-Dry Nappies   
Morrisons Little Big Stretchi-Fit  
Pampers Baby Dry   
Tesco Loves Baby Super Fit Nappies               

Best Reusable Nappy

Bambino Mio miosolo all-in-one nappy     
bumGenius Freetime   
Ecopipo Adjustable night nappy    
Pop-in New Gen V2 nappy  
TotsBots Bamboozle Stretch           
TotsBots Easyfit        
Wonderoos Real Easy          
Wonderoos V3          

Best Baby Wipe

Asda Little Angels Extra Protection baby wipes   
Jackson Reece Kinder by Nature NATURAL UNSCENTED Baby Wipes  
Mamia Baby Wipes Fragranced     
Mamia Baby Wipes Sensitive - Fragrance Free    
Morrisons Little Big Mild as Water Newborn Wipes        
Pampers New Baby Sensitive Wipes         
Tesco Loves Toddler Sticky Fingers Messy Faces Wipes  

Best Baby Skincare Range/Product

Boots Baby Sensitive Skincare Range        
Childs Farm  
Cussons Mum & Me Baby Bath to Comfort Snuffles
Earth Friendly Baby Range 
Kokoso Baby 
Little Angels Extra Care Skincare   
Love Boo Baby Skincare Range       
Mumma Love Organics Natural Baby Skincare    

Best Baby Toy - under 12 months

Fisher-Price Space Saver Jumperoo           
Galt Toys Ambi Toys Twin Rattle       
MAM Teething Friends
Nuby Twista Ball Teether   
Sassy Wonder Wheel           
Skip Hop Explore and More Roll Around Rattle  
Sophie la girafe 
Tiny Love Gymini Kick & Play  

Best Baby Toy - 12-24 months

Early Learning Centre Drop and Pop Giraffe       
Fisher-Price Mega Bloks First Builders 60pc Building Bag
Fisher-Price Smart Stages Puppy             
Gumigem Bubba Bag  
Hippychick Boikido Push & Pull Rabbit Wagon    
SmartMax Lighthouse
smarTrike Explorer 5 in 1  
Toys 'R' Us Bruin Deluxe Activity Walker  

Best Toddler Toy – 24 months+

George Wooden Dolls House           
Kiddimoto Pastel Dotty Kurve        
LeapFrog LeapReader         
Magformers My First 30 Set
Mini Micro Scooter 
My First 123  
Orchard Toys New Baby Lotto          
Strider 12 Sport Balance Bike 

Best New Mum/ Maternity Skincare Products

Balance Me Super Moisturising Body Oil  
Cloud 9 Skin Nature's Miracle Soothing Leg & Varicose Vein Treatment
Cussons Mum & Me Stretch Mark Cream 
Lansinoh HPA Lanolin         
Love Boo Mummy skincare range  
Nuby All Natural Skin Therapy Cream      
Vichy LiftActiv Supreme      

Best Pregnancy/Maternity Product

Belly Bandit BFF Belly Band
Cake Lingerie Cotton Candy seamless nursing bra          
lights by TENA Liner 24      
NSPA Mum to Be Nourishing Stretch Mark Oil     
nutrimum Breastfeeding Cereal Bars               
Superdrug My Little Star New Mum Nipple Cream         
Tesco Mum Maternity Towels        
Vitabiotics Pregnacare Plus       

Innovation of the Year

Braun Healthcare No touch + forehead thermometer (NTF3000)        
BugBrush infant toothbrush  
CYBEX Cloud Q         
HelloHome StarBright Toddler Bed        
Ladybird Books In The Night Garden: Tummy Time       
Munchkin Miracle 360° Sippy Cup         
Stokke Home       
The Gro Company Gro-hush                      

Supermarket of the Year


Best Baby Healthcare Product

Bepanthen Nappy Care Ointment
Calpol Infant Suspension

Retailer of the Year

JoJo Maman Bebe

Best Fashion Brand - Maternity

New Look
JoJo Maman Bebe

Best Fashion Brand - Children

JoJo Maman Bebe
Tu at Sainsbury's

M&B Awards 2016 shortlist

  • Author: Sophie Knight Sophie Knight
  • Job Title: Contributing writer

Sophie is a journalist and mum of one, and previously worked for Mother&Baby for two years before moving on to write about family cars and consumer advice for

She is passionate about Post-Natal Depression, and is a Mental Health First Aider for Bauer Media. She is also a Reiki practitioner, patchwork quilter, and avid biscuit eater.

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