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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)
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+

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
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
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  
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 Editor

Sophie is a journalist and mum of one, and previously edited before moving on to write about family cars for - now Sophie is Commercial Content Editor for M&B, Closer, Heat, Empire, Yours, Garden News, and 

She is passionate about raising awareness around postnatal depression and is a Mental Health First Aider.

Sophie studied History at the University of Sheffield and has been in journalism for 16 years. 

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