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M&B Awards 2017 Shortlist

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M&B Awards 2017

What are the best baby products on the market, that YOU should invest in? 

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 2017 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 2017 on November 23. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more Awards news. 

The M&B Awards 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 Baby Carrier/Sling or Back Carrier

BabyBjorn One Outdoors    
Caboo +organic   
Caboo DXgo    
Concord Wallabee    
Ergobaby Bundle of Joy 360 Baby Carrier    
LittleLife Traveller S3 Child Carrier
We Made Me Pao Carrier

Best Baby Food Range / Product

Annabel Karmel's Chilled Toddler Meals    
Ella's Kitchen 'First Tastes' Veg Range    
Heavenly Tasty Organics Ltd Heavenly Baby & Toddler Snacks
HiPP Organic Ristorante La Mamma tray meals 250g
Little Dish toddler meals    
Organix Baby Biscuits    
Organix Baby Corn Puffs    

Best Baby Monitor

Angelcare AC1300 Movement, Video and Sound Monitor    
Babymoov Premium Care Baby Monitor
BT 350 Lightshow    
BT 7500 Lightshow    
Luvion Prestige Touch 2    
Motorola MBP36S
Philips Avent DECT Baby Monitor SCD580_01
Summer Infant BABBLE Band Digital Audio Monitor

Best Baby Skincare Range/Product

Bepanthen Nappy Care Ointment 30gr    
Childs Farm Baby Range    
Childs Farm Toddler Range    
Green People Organic Babies Soothing Baby Salve
InfaCare Night Time Baby Bath    
JOHNSON’S Bedtime Baby Range    
Mumma Love Organics    
My Little Star Toiletries    

Best Baby Toy - under 24 months

East Coast "Say Hello" Friends Double-sided Activity Mat
Fisher-Price Dance & Move BeatBo   
LeapFrog AlphaPup
Little Tikes 5 in 1 Deluxe Ride and Relax Recliner Trike
Kiddimoto Ltd The London Bus
Nuby Silly Spin-Wheel Highchair Toy    
Orange Tree Toys Animal Puzzle Train
PLAYMOBIL 123 My Take Along Ship    

Best Baby Wipe

ASDA Little Angels Fragranced Cotton Soft Baby Wipes    
ASDA Little Angels Sensitive Cotton Soft Baby Wipes    
Jackson Reece Kinder by Nature Natural Unscented Baby Wipes    
Mamia Newborn Wipes    
Mamia Sensitive Wipes    
Pampers Sensitive Wipes    
Tesco Loves Baby Ultra Soft Fragrance Free Wipes
Tesco Loves Baby Ultra Soft Fragranced Wipes    

Best Bathtime Product

Angelcare Soft Touch Bath Support  
Boots Baby Dreamtime Bath    
Boots Baby Shampoo Eye Shield    
Brush-Baby Chewable Toothbrush & Teether   
Munchkin Bath Toy Scoop
Nuby Bath Floaties    
Shnuggle Bath    
Tesco Loves Baby And Toddler Head To Toe Wash    

Best Bouncy Chair/Rocker or Seat

4moms mamaRoo
BabaBing! RockOUT 2
Chicco Pocket Relax
East Coast 360° Dreamer Rocker
Joie Baby Serina 2-in-1
Ladybird Folding Swing    
Nuna LEAF   
Tiny Love 3-in-1 Rocker Napper    

Best Breast Pump

Ameda Purely Yours Lactaline Double Electric Breast pump    
Lansinoh 2in1 Double Electric Breast Pump    
Lansinoh Manual Breast Pump    
Lansinoh Single Electric Breast Pump    
Medela Swing Essentials Pack
Medela Swing Maxi Double Electric Breast Pump
Nuby Natural Touch Digital Electric Breast Pump    
Philips AVENT SCF332/01 Comfort Single electric breast pump    

Best Car Seat 0+

CYBEX Cloud Q Plus
Ickle Bubba Galaxy Group 0+ Car Seat with Isofix Base
Joie i-Gemm
Maxi-Cosi Pebble Plus
Silver Cross Simplicity Car Seat
Simple Parenting Doona Infant Car Seat

Best Car Seat Group 1+

Cosatto Hug Isofix
Cozy n Safe 'Excalibur'
CYBEX Sirona Plus
Joie Baby Every Stage
Maxi-Cosi 2WayPearl

Best Changing Bag

Babymel Cara Navy Stripe
Koo-di Lottie Changing Bag
Mia Tui Emma Changing Bag
OiOi Quilted Diamond Black Carry All Changing Bag
Pink Lining The Wonder Bag
Skip Hop Chelsea Backpack
toTs by smarTrike toTs Infinity Changing Bag

Best Cot, Crib or Moses Basket

Babies 'R' Us Jungle Friends Cot Bed
Chicco Next2Me
Halo Bassinest Swivel Sleeper
Inovi Cocoon Bassinet
Knuma Huddle 4 in 1 Bedside Crib
Pur Flo PurAir Breathable Bassinet
Silver Cross Notting Hill Cot Bed
SnüzPod 3 in 1 Bedside Crib

Best Disposable Nappy or Nappy Brand

ASDA Little Angels Newborn Nappies
ASDA Little Angels Supreme Protection Nappies
Boots Baby Super Dry With Active Stretch Nappies
Mamia Nappy Range
My Little Star Nappy Range
Pampers Baby-Dry
Toujours Maxi Nappies 7 - 18kg Size 4
Toujours Junior Nappies 11 - 25kg Size 5

Best Feeding Product for Weaning

Brother Max Weaning Pots (Large)
MAM UK LTD Learn to Drink Cup 190ml & 6+M Soother
Munchkin Miracle 360° Deco Sippy Cup
Nuby SureGrip Bowl
OXO Tot On-The-Go Silicone Feeding Spoon
Tidy Tot Bib & Tray Kit
Vital Baby 8-Piece Start Weaning Kit

Best Highchair

Chicco Polly Progress
Ickle Bubba Orb + Highchair
Knuma Connect 4 in 1 Highchair
Joie Baby Mimzy Snacker
My Babiie Billie Faiers MBHC8ZZ Chevron Premium Highchair
Nomi Highchair
OXO Tot Sprout Highchair

Best Lightweight Buggy/Stoller

baby jogger city lite
Chicco Liteway
Cosatto Supa Stroller in Bow How - Babies 'R' Us Exclusive
Ickle Bubba Aurora
Ladybird Holiday Stroller
Mamas & Papas Armadillo City
Mothercare XSS Pockit Stroller
Silver Cross Zest

Best Multiple, Twin or Tandem Pushchair

ABC Design Zoom Style Tandem - Street
The iCandy Peach Blossom
Out 'n' About Little Nipper Double
Out 'n' About Nipper Double V4
Mothercare Genie
UPPAbaby Vista

Best Natural Product

HayMax Kids Organic, Drug-Free Allergen Barrier Balm
Jackson Reece Kinder by Nature Natural Unscented Baby Wipes
Naturalmat Quilted Coco Mat Cot Mattress
Weleda Baby Calendula Shampoo & Body Wash

Best New Mum/ Maternity Skincare Products

Bepanthen Stretch Mark Cream 150ml
Cussons Mum & Me New Mum Stretch Mark Fader
Eco By Sonya Smooth Skin Essentials Certified Organic Body Care Pack
Lansinoh HPA Lanolin
Love Boo Mummy Skincare
nspa Mum to be Nourishing Stretch Mark Oil
Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Tummy Butter For Stretch Marks
Science of Skin Solution for Stretch Marks

Best Potty Training Product

2-in-1 Potette Plus
Angelcare: The Growing Up Potty
Charlie Banana Reusable Swim Diaper Easy snaps
Mamia Easy-Pants Size 6
OKBABY Pasha Potty
Pampers Baby-Dry Pants
Tesco Loves Baby Easy Fit Pants

Best Pregnancy/Maternity Product

Babycare TENS Elle TENS Plus
Boots Pharmaceuticals Pregnancy Support Plus
Cake Lingerie Rock Candy Seamless Maternity/Nursing bra
Lansinoh HPA Lanolin
Tesco Pregnancy Melt - Multivitamins with Ginger Extract
Theraline Original Pregnancy & Baby Feeding Pillow

Best Product for a Newborn – 0-3 months

aden + anais swaddles
ASDA Little Angels Extra Sensitive Baby Wipes
Ergobaby Swaddler Lightweight
Mamia Newborn Wipes
Meiya & Alvin Suncrest Alvin Rubber Teether Comforter
Morrisons Little Big Mild as Water 64 Newborn Wipes
Pampers Sensitive Wipes
Sleepyhead Deluxe

Best Product for Bottle Feeding

Chicco NaturalFeeling
Lansinoh NaturalWave Breastmilk Feeding Bottle & Teat
Munchkin LATCH
MAM UK LTD Newborn Feeding Set
Nuby Natural Touch Newborn Starter Set
NUK First Choice+ 150ml Bottle with Latex Teat
Philips AVENT Natural Feeding Bottle 260ml/9oz Single (SCF693/17)
Pregnancy Pillows Snuggle Up Original Nursing Pillow

Best Product for Breast Feeding (excluding Breast Pumps)

Boobbix Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies
ClevaMama ClevaCushion 10 in 1 Nursing Pillow
Emma-Jane Maternity 363 Mia Nursing bra
Lansinoh HPA Lanolin
Lansinoh Thera°Pearl 3-in-1 Breast Therapy
Mumba Bra
nspa Mum to Be Soothing Nipple Balm
Tommee Tippee Express and Go range

Best Pushchair

ABC Design Cobra Plus - Graphite Grey
baby jogger city premier
Cosatto Fly
CYBEX PRIAM with Lux Seat
iCandy Peach
Joie Baby Litetrax 4
UPPAbaby Cruz

Best Reusable Nappy

Bambino Mio miosolo all-in-one nappy
Charlie Banana One Size Hybrid All in One
NaturalMamma Dragonfly
Pop-in new gen V2 nappy
Tots Bots Easyfit Star
V2 Ecopipo pocket nappy

Best Safety Product

Boots Pharmaceuticals Non-Contact Thermometer
Braun No touch + forehead thermometer (NTF3000)
Brother Max 6-in-1 Thermometer
LittleLife High-Vis Toddler ActionPak
Munchkin Grippy Dots
Nuby Bath Time Thermometer, Clock and Timer
Silentnight Safe Nights Memory Wool cot bed mattress
Splash About Happy Nappy Wetsuit

Best Sleep Product

aden + anais cozy sleeping bag
BABYMOOV Cosydream
Hippychick Mattress Protectors
Harrison Spinks Baby NaturalStart No.2
SleepCurve Moses Basket Mattress
Sleepyhead Deluxe
The Gro Company Grobag Baby Sleep Bag

Best Toddler Toy – 24 months+

DK Noisy Baby Peekaboo!
Halilit Little Hands Music Band
LeapFrog Musical Rainbow Tea Party Set
LEGO DUPLO My First Truck
Magformers UK My First 30 Set
Micro Scooters Mini Micro Deluxe
Orchard Toys Farmyard Heads and Tails
PLAYMOBIL Pirate Fort SuperSet

Best Travel Product Over £25

7AM Enfant Blanket212 Evolution
Diono Dreamliner Travel Bassinet
Nuna SENA mini
OXO Tot Perch Booster Seat with Straps
Penny Scallan Design 4 Wheel Spinner
Sleepyhead Deluxe
Trunki Gerry the Giraffe
The Gro Company Gro Anywhere Blind

Best Travel Product Under £25

Kidnative Tidy Freaks
MAM UK LTD Feed & Soothe Set
Milton Mini Portable Soother Steriliser
Nimble Babies Milk Buster Travel Pack
Splash About UV All-In-One
The Gro Company Travel Grobag
Trunki Coral PaddlePak
Vital Baby Aquaint Sanitising Water

Best Travel System

ABC Design Mamba Plus - Street
Chicco Urban Plus
Cosatto Wish
Mamas & Papas Armadillo Flip XT
Silver Cross Surf Special Edition Eton Grey
UPPAbaby Vista

Innovation of the Year

Brother Max 6-in-1 Thermometer
Cosatto Anti-Escape System (Featured on Hug Isofix)
CUB (Comfortable, Upright Birth support)
Kit for Kids VentiDry Washable Moses Basket Mattress
Little Litecup
Magnet Mouse Ltd Romper
Summer Infant Pop n Play Portable Playpen
The Gro Company Gro-snug

  • 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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